History

History, Outdoor

Ship of Mystery

Story by Cheryl D. Wanner Image Above: A Manila galleon being loaded from Chinese vessels. Courtesy maritime artist Roger D. Morris NO OREGON COAST SHIPWRECK has spawned greater speculation or more unanswered questions than the Beeswax Wreck of Nehalem Spit. Shrouded in time, steeped in legend, this unknown vessel has […]

ASTORIA, History

Coastal Film Recounts Bombing, Reconciliation

Less than 20 years after World War II, members of the Brookings Junior Chamber of Commerce invited the Japanese pilot who had bombed the forest a few miles from the city.  Nobuo Fujita accepted the invitation in 1962 and brought with him a gift of reconciliation: a Samurai sword that […]

JerriLynn-Woolley
Food, History, Outdoor, Shopping, Travel

48 Hours in Amazing Newport

Enjoy the bustling Bayfront, a marine discovery adventure, beautiful beaches, and of course the Aquarium. You’ll also find more great shopping and dining than you can fit in a weekend! STORY BY GAIL OBERST When my mother was born in Newport in 1937, the Yaquina Bay Bridge had just been […]