Culture/History

Courtesy U.S. Navy/ Wikimedia
Culture/History, Outdoor

The Sub Chase of 1943: Setting the Record Straight

The Oregon Coast Project searches for sunken subs off Oregon’s shore. Story by Cheryl D. Wanner On May 19, 1943, a soundman aboard Navy patrol vessel PC-815 picked up the unmistakable ping of an enemy sub inside the shipping lanes north of Cape Meares on the Oregon Coast. When a […]

Footprints in sand
Culture/History, Outdoor

In Her Footsteps

STORY BY BONNIE HENDERSON FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE FIRST THERE WERE animals, leaving footsteps in the sand and wearing paths through the dunes and headlands. Then came people—walking the beaches, following the game trails, and forging new trails. Half of those people—the first […]

GAIL OBERST
Culture/History, Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Ancient Medicine

Native plants are not just pretty to look at—they are also cherished for their healing properties. STORY & FEATURED IMAGE BY GAIL OBERST FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE NATIVE PLANTS ARE underfoot, overhead—and often ignored—on the Oregon Coast. But they could save your life. […]