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COURTESY TILLAMOOK COAST
Culture/History, GARIBALDI, News

To Save a Boathouse

Story by Sayde Moser-Walker/Photos courtesy Tillamook Coast The Garibaldi Cultural Heritage Initiative aims to preserve and repurpose the former United States Coast Guard Boathouse known as Pier’s End. The harsh creak of rusty chains and tired groan of metal pulleys accompany the opening of the garage-like doors of Pier’s End […]

COOS BAY, Culture/History

Coos Bay Castaways

Story by Michael Shay “The vessel sprung a leak soon after we sailed from Benecia, California . . . and twelve men were detailed to man the pumps,” Pvt. Phillip Brack wrote. Brack’s adventure was retold in Orvil Dodge’s Pioneer History of Coos and Curry Counties, Oregon, published in 1898. […]

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 […]