Lorraine Ortiz

November 11, 2016
The Vista House at Meadow Harvest in Nehalem allows guests to stay near the Pacific Ocean and experience unique farm life.

Creative getaway playbook: Go rural and unique

Come create and play at the Vista House at Meadow Harvest on the Tillamook Coast. This farm-stay paradise in Nehalem is where owners Sage and Brian […]
September 17, 2016
Tillamook Coast Sunset

5 tips for capturing the sunset photo of your dreams—even with your phone

She has photographed spectacular sunsets around the world, yet Linda Cook has shot some of her best pictures from Manzanita where she lives and studies the […]
June 28, 2016
Karen Gelbard is nationally known as The Oregon Weaver.
Karen Gelbard is nationally known as The Oregon Weaver.

Tillamook Coast artist Karen Gelbard sees music and harmony in weaving

Karen Gelbard makes it a practice to live life with her senses wide open—keenly observing and translating daily experiences into the extraordinary fabric she weaves. Since […]
June 23, 2016
Quilt Trail Abbott Wilks Farm Barn
Abbott Wilks Farm Barn

Heritage Quilt Trail Meets Geocaching Treasure Hunt

If you’ve spent any time on the Tillamook Coast you’ve seen them—giant, colorful, wooden quilt blocks adorning barns, businesses and boat launches. But what is not […]
November 17, 2015
Yoga photo taken in Nehalem by Travis Williams
Yoga photo taken in Nehalem by Travis Williams

For this local photographer, there’s no place like home

Claiming “native” status means understanding a place deep in one’s bones and a fluency of local culture.  Local photographer/creative Travis Williams was born on the Tillamook […]
April 15, 2015

Hoffman Center’s Writers Series

Hoffman Center’s Writers Series: For readers, writers and dreamers Turns out, the Tillamook Coast has become one of the magnetic centers of the writing universe.  Writers […]
February 17, 2015

Neskowin Chamber Music

Locals know a place where the surf meets the music on the south Tillamook Coast. What started out as a WWII horse barn turned chapel, is […]