Culture/History

Culture/History, Food/Travel

A Logger’s Life

  STORY AND PHOTOS COURTESY RANDY CORRIGAN The author reminisces about adventures with his grandpa as he worked logging operations on the coast and beyond. Not a word to your mother about this,” Grandpa Charlie said to me as we walked across a log raft on the Willamette River at […]

Curiously Short Story of the North Bend/Coos Bay Athletics
COOS BAY - NORTH BEND, Culture/History, Outdoor, Sports

The Curiously Short Story of the North Bend/Coos Bay Athletics

In the early 1970s, minor league baseball had an interesting run on the Oregon Coast, but even a brash owner, good players, and free loot couldn’t bring the fans. story by ERICK MERTZ photos courtesy COOS HISTORY MUSEUM The history of baseball along the Oregon Coast is rich with notable […]

Culture/History, News, TILLAMOOK

Her-Story—Oregon Women and the 100th Anniversary of the Right to Vote Amendment

THE YEAR 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote in national and local elections. To celebrate that hard-fought achievement, the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum is featuring an exhibit of local, regional, and national women who helped lead the […]