Culture/History

Culture/History

Peace After Bombs

Films tell stories of reconciliation after World War II. STORY BY GAIL OBERST & PHOTOS COURTESY ILANA SOL When Nobuo Fujita, a Japanese Navy pilot, dropped a bomb near Brookings in 1942, he could not have imagined he would return, 20 years later, to offer the residents of that small […]

Culture/History

Memorial Honors Chetco Peoples

PORT OF BROOKINGS-HARBOR LAST FALL, A new commemorative site on the South Coast was completed and revealed to the public. After more than 10 years of fundraising, planning, and construction, the Chetco Indian Memorial depicts the culture and stories of the Chetco Indian people and creates a more inclusive telling […]

Culture/History

The Women Behind the Fleet

The Newport Fishermen’s Wives Association supports the local fishing community, offering help with both physical and emotional needs when times are tough. STORY BY CHERYL D. WANNER When the Mary B II capsized while crossing the Yaquina bar on January 8, 2019, the community of Newport rallied around the widows […]