Arts & Culture

July 17, 2017
Hawk Creek Gallery

Hawk Creek Gallery: where the artist and the art are all part of the experience

It was the summer of 1978. Michael Schlicting and his then-wife were artists fresh out of college and in Neskowin spending time with family. His grandparents had […]
June 5, 2017
“Six by Six” gallery

Summer pop up gallery is Rockaway Beach’s love letter

Find abandoned space. Remove debris and dust. Gussy up with new paint and lighting. Then, as if by magic, a gallery pops up! A new temporary photographic […]
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 27, 2016
Andy Toth at the potter's wheel
Andy Toth at the potter's wheel

Pottery Reflecting the Pacific Northwest

Andy Toth has been creating pottery nearly 40 years. A tile layer by trade, he always gravitated toward the potter’s wheel on his days off. In […]
June 26, 2016
Tom Mock (left) is President of Nehalem Valley Historical Society and Mark Beach (right) is a longtime volunteer.
Tom Mock (left) is President of Nehalem Valley Historical Society and Mark Beach (right) is a longtime volunteer.

History of the Nehalem Valley Thrives in Manzanita

If you don’t know it’s there, you might easily walk right on by the Nehalem Valley Historical Society in Manzanita. And that would be a shame, […]
June 24, 2016
Tillamook County Library Bookmobile

The Tillamook County Library Bookmobile: Poetry in motion

For readers in rural areas of Tillamook County, Jessica Moran may be just be the most welcome sight in town. Four days a week – five […]
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 […]
March 26, 2016
OCCBW instructor panel 2015

There’s nothing like a slug to inspire Oregon Coast writers

When David Greenberg published his first children’s book “Slugs,” he had no idea this iconic Oregon gastropod would lead to his favorite endeavor—the annual Oregon Coast […]