Culture/History

GAIL OBERST
Culture/History, Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Ancient Medicine

Native plants are not just pretty to look at—they are also cherished for their healing properties. STORY & FEATURED IMAGE BY GAIL OBERST FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE NATIVE PLANTS ARE underfoot, overhead—and often ignored—on the Oregon Coast. But they could save your life. […]

Photo by CRAIG TUTTLE
Culture/History, TILLAMOOK

Terrible Tilly

STORY BY RICHARD YATES FEATURED IMAGE BY CRAIG TUTTLE FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE OVER THE YEARS, ships approaching the mouth of the Columbia River along the northern Oregon coast had to run a gauntlet of natural forces that placed them in grave danger. […]

COURTESY OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Culture/History

Clipper Ships, Mine Sweepers, & More

STORY BY RICHARD YATES FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE ASA M. SIMPSON, a young apprentice shipbuilder from Maine, came west with his brother during the California gold rush, but Simpson soon realized that few fortunes could be made grubbing for gold. However, there were […]