Culture/History

Culture/History, News

Cultural Site Returned to Clatsop-Nehalem Confederated Tribes

The North Coast Land Conservancy recently transferred ownership of historical tribal lands at Neawanna Point Habitat Reserve—18.6 acres of saltmarsh and Sitka spruce forest on the Necanicum Estuary at the north end of Seaside—to the Clatsop-Nehalem Confederated Tribes. Known to the Clatsop people as Ne-ah-coxie, or “place of little pines,” […]

Art, Culture/History

Coastal Books Bonanza: Lighthouses, Highway 101 & Pacific Islands

These recently published books, by Oregon authors, cover lighthouses, the building of Highway 101, and faraway Pacific Islands. 1. RAINBOWNESIA South coast resident Michael Kew debuted his new book, Rainbownesia: A Kaleidoscopic Arc Across Odd Oceania, last December. Kew’s second book (his first was Crossings) takes readers on a 225-page […]

COURTESY TILLAMOOK COAST
Culture/History, GARIBALDI, News

To Save a Boathouse

Story by Sayde Moser-Walker/Photos courtesy Tillamook Coast The Garibaldi Cultural Heritage Initiative aims to preserve and repurpose the former United States Coast Guard Boathouse known as Pier’s End. The harsh creak of rusty chains and tired groan of metal pulleys accompany the opening of the garage-like doors of Pier’s End […]