Tag: Oregon Coast

Sports

Derby Dames

A coastal newcomer finds camaraderie, ferocity, and fun when she joins the Tillamook Coast Derby Dames. STORY BY AMY KORST FEATURED IMAGE BY SAYDE WALKER FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE I GREW UP ice skating, spending so many afternoons at the rink that the […]

COURTESY OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
History

Clipper Ships, Mine Sweepers, & More

STORY BY RICHARD YATES FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE ASA M. SIMPSON, a young apprentice shipbuilder from Maine, came west with his brother during the California gold rush, but Simpson soon realized that few fortunes could be made grubbing for gold. However, there were […]

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 […]