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 along the Oregon Coast. Whether you are a short-term visitor or a […]

Patrick Hunter
Culture/History, Outdoor

Haunted Structures and Ghostly Happenings on the Oregon Coast

STORY BY JUDY FLEAGLE Former Oregon Coast magazine editor Judy Fleagle tried her hand at paranormal investigation, which she describes in this story that appeared several years ago in Oregon Coast magazine. Note: Some of the businesses and organizations mentioned may no longer be active. The lights flashed twice on […]

Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

When Sharks And Surfers Collide

Story by CHERYL D. WANNER Shark encounters are rare on the Oregon Coast, but they do happen. April 22, 1998, was a perfect day for John Forse of Lincoln City to try out his new surfboard. Arriving at Gleneden Beach and finding blue skies, offshore winds, and a good swell, […]