Outdoor

LOST ON LAWSON CREEK
Culture/History, GOLD BEACH, Outdoor

Lost on Lawson Creek

Story and photos courtesy GAIL OBERST With the help of a recording from the 1960s, Gail Oberst recalls her family’s harrowing adventure in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. ADVENTURE CALLS If I had to rely on my childhood memories, I could tell you very little about being lost at the northern edge […]

Curiously Short Story of the North Bend/Coos Bay Athletics
COOS BAY - NORTH BEND, Culture/History, Outdoor, Sports

The Curiously Short Story of the North Bend/Coos Bay Athletics

In the early 1970s, minor league baseball had an interesting run on the Oregon Coast, but even a brash owner, good players, and free loot couldn’t bring the fans. story by ERICK MERTZ photos courtesy COOS HISTORY MUSEUM The history of baseball along the Oregon Coast is rich with notable […]

Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Watershed—and Salmon—Restoration

IN EVERY CORNER of the state, Oregon Lottery proceeds support what matters to Oregonians. In 1999, voters directed the Lottery to provide funding to help restore and preserve Oregon’s natural settings and habitats. Administered by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, these funds help support more than 7,000 watershed restoration projects […]