Outdoor

Outdoor

The Long Haul

STORY BY JENNIFER GERVAIS Gray whales travel twice a year between their summer feeding grounds in Alaska and the warm lagoons of the Baja Peninsula, passing close to the Oregon coast along the way. They pass in large numbers during the darkest days of December, prompting crowds to brave the […]

Outdoor

They’re Cute—But Not Abandoned

It’s that time of year again: Seal pups are appearing on beaches along the Oregon coast. Though they may appear to be abandoned, most of the time they are just resting and waiting for mom. Beachgoers are asked to stifle their desire to assist these animals in some way, and […]

Clockwise Robert Potts, Emily Kolkemo, Robert Potts
Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

The Secret World of Sand

The story of sand along the Oregon Coast includes Ice Age floods, shifting dunes, and wartime super-sleuths. Story by Barbara Lee Kids are coated with it after a day at the Oregon Coast, and so is every inch of the family dog. Adults get it in their shoes, and picnic […]