Travel

PHOTO BY DIANA KIRK
History, Travel

Laying Tracks

An Astoria teenager helps rebuild and preserve an antique steam locomotive. STORY BY DAN HAAG FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE IT’S EASY TO assume today’s teenagers spend their time glued to social media or playing video games. But then you meet someone like Ryder […]

Agates
Outdoor, Travel

All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Winter and spring are the best times to hunt agates—sparkly semiprecious stones that surface in shifting sands. STORY BY HELEN PICCA FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE HUNTING AGATES IS a favorite pastime when in Port Orford. Whether you are a short-term visitor or a […]

Food, Travel

Unique Holiday Tradition – Port Orford Crabbing

It’s December in Port Orford and Christmas is coming, but an event just as important and meaningful is approaching. So much planning and months of work have gone into it—all leading to this one day. The anticipation has been palpable and at last it is here—the opening day of Dungeness […]