Patrick Hunter
Culture/History, Outdoor

Haunted Structures & Ghostly Happenings on the Oregon Coast. by Judy Fleagle

By Judy Fleagle The lights flashed twice on the K-ll meter, indicating “no.” No hesitation over and over again. “No” to “Is your name Rue?” “Are you an older lady?” “Are you a little girl?” and “Are you an older man?” But there was less certainty when asked, “Are you […]

News, Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Whaling Behavior

New Insights into Gray Whale Behavior Scientists are discovering that gray whales do a lot of crazy things they didn’t know about, including performing headstands, swimming upside down, and playing their own version of “tag” between feeding episodes. They even apparently engage in some bawdy behavior now and then. These […]

Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Where Fresh Meets Saltwater: Tidal Marshes

STORY BY GAIL OBERST FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE I AM SITTING in Coos Bay’s Sunset Memorial Park, between my mother’s and my father’s graves, because this is where my story about sloughs, tidal wetlands, and salt marshes begins. From this vantage point above […]