TILLAMOOK

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 […]

Carly Diaz
TILLAMOOK

Tillamook Creamery Opens New Visitor Center

After a year and a half of construction, Tillamook Creamery’s new visitor’s center is open! With an average of 1.3 million visitors each year, Tillamook Creamery is one of the Northwest’s biggest attractions, rivaling Seattle’s Space Needle, according to association CEO Patrick Criteser. Inside the new 42,800-square foot center, visitors […]

Photo by CRAIG TUTTLE
Culture/History, TILLAMOOK

Terrible Tilly

STORY BY RICHARD YATES FEATURED IMAGE BY CRAIG TUTTLE FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE OVER THE YEARS, ships approaching the mouth of the Columbia River along the northern Oregon coast had to run a gauntlet of natural forces that placed them in grave danger. […]