Outdoor

LOST ON LAWSON CREEK
Culture/History, GOLD BEACH, Outdoor

Lost on Lawson Creek

  Story by GAIL OBERST With the help of a recording from the 1960s, Gail Oberst recalls her family’s harrowing adventure in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. ADVENTURE CALLS If I had to rely on my childhood memories, I could tell you very little about being lost at the northern edge of […]

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, Outdoor, TILLAMOOK

People of the Nekalim Country

Story by Cheryl D. Wanner   In 1788, Captain Robert Gray sailed his sloop, Lady Washington, into what is now Tillamook Bay and made the first recorded white contact with the indigenous people of the area. Gray wrote of friendly trade between his crew and the local inhabitants which took […]