Art, BANDON, Food, History, Shopping, Travel

48 Hours in Bandon

Along with alluring natural beauty, Bandon draws visitors with top-of-the-line restaurants and galleries, world-class golf, and a variety of beaches. Story and photos (unless otherwise noted) by Gail Oberst Photo Above: Coquille Lighthouse by Robert Potts I had exactly one long weekend to spend in my old hometown, Bandon. Obviously, […]

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 […]

Photos by TOM BAAKE
Art, History

Woodcrafter’s Paradise

The Coos Bay Boatbuilding Center offers woodworking workshops that can culminate in anything from a spoon to a red cedar canoe. STORY AND PHOTOS BY TOM BAAKE FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE THE BRINY SCENT of the bay mingles with the smell of fresh-sawn […]