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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 […]

Culture/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 […]

Outdoor, Science, Wildlife

Watershed—and Salmon—Restoration

IN EVERY CORNER of the state, Oregon Lottery proceeds support what matters to Oregonians. In 1999, voters directed the Lottery to provide funding to help restore and preserve Oregon’s natural settings and habitats. Administered by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, these funds help support more than 7,000 watershed restoration projects […]