Dan Haag

October 20, 2017
Laneda Ave

Looking Back: The Manzanita Tornado

Words like ‘quaint’ and ‘charming’ are often the first that come to mind when Manzanita. It’s a little coastal gem with inviting shops, restaurants and lodging. […]
September 26, 2017
Tillamook Coast radio

Manzanita Radio hits the airwaves

Ask a hundred people what retirement means to them and you’ll likely get many answers. In the case of Manzanita’s Gary McIntosh, it’s a chance to […]
September 22, 2017
The Winery at Manzanita
The Winery at Manzanita officially opened August 24.

The Winery at Manzanita Opens Doors

Manzanita is a place that begs to be enjoyed over a glass of wine while admiring a sunset. And Mark Proden hopes to help wine enthusiasts do just that with his new venture: […]
September 8, 2017
Muttzanita Parade

‘Muttzanita’ Lets The Dogs Out

Muttzanita 2017 is set to take over Manzanita with a flurry of wagging tails, lolling tongues and happy barking. Taking place Sunday, September 17 from 10 […]
July 14, 2017
Neahkanie Tavern Manzanita Oregon

Neahkahnie Tavern: A most sad and interesting story

Some buildings carry on a life of their own, even after they are long gone. The Neahkahnie Tavern – once perched proudly above the beach in […]
November 16, 2016
Soapstone Lake Trailhead
A sign marks the trail head at Soapstone Lake Trail. Photo courtesy of Tillamook County Pioneer

The solitude of Soapstone Lake Trail

Recently, I celebrated the official end of summer by hiking Soapstone Lake Trail. Located along the winding, twisting roller coaster that is Highway 53 (northeast of […]
August 11, 2016
Imagine Neahkahnie Mountain as the backdrop to you wedding vows

Sand between your toes makes a wedding to remember

Asking for someone’s hand in marriage is one of life’s most important decisions. With the Tillamook Coast serving as a background, you’ll ensure that one of […]
July 13, 2016
Rich Mulcahy Metal Man Services
Rich Mulcahy and his metal detector have reunited many lost objects to their grateful owners

Metal Detecting: Sleuthing Through the Sands of the Tillamook Coast

Buried treasure, the legendary riches hidden by pirates, is a part of mythical lore. According to popular belief, pirates buried their stolen fortunes in remote places […]
July 12, 2016
Beach horseback riding. Oregon Beach Rides
There's no adventure like riding a horse down a Tillamook Coast beach. Courtesy: Oregon Beach Rides

How Do You Explore the Beach? On a Horse, of Course!

There are many relaxing ways to explore the beaches of the Tillamook Coast. But if you are looking for a bit more wind in your hair […]
July 7, 2016
Black Lab Cape Falcon trail
Dan and Lilo take in the sights along Cape Falcon Trail.

Trails & Tails: Hiking With a Tillamook Coast Dog

For my enthusiastic black Labrador, Lilo, hiking is the best way to spend any Tillamook Coast day. I adopted Lilo when she was five and hiking […]