Tillamook Coast Life

August 17, 2017
Troxel's Rockaway Beach

Ocean isn’t all that glistens in Rockaway Beach

Family’s gem and jewelry shop glows with upbeat energy Rockaway Beach is a jewel on the Oregon Coast, and fittingly, a gem and jewelry shop sparkles in […]
August 15, 2017
Marsh in the Southern Flow Corridor.
Recently restored marsh in the Southern Flow Corridor.  This area will be a productive nursery for juvenile fish, and will be high-quality habitat for wading birds and waterfowl.

The Southern Flow Corridor – a Wetland in Recovery

Five rivers flow into Tillamook Bay: the Tillamook, Trask Wilson, Kilchis, and Miami Rivers. The Wilson and Trask rivers are the largest, arising high in the […]
August 11, 2017
Becker’s Cabins

Horine family brings back “auto camps”

Travelers passing through Beaver might find themselves puzzled over the nature of the newest establishment here: Becker’s Cabins Auto Camp. But, those of a certain age, will […]
August 8, 2017
La Tea Da

Enjoy an authentic English tea time at Tillamook’s signature tea house

When all the stars align to create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, it may be a Bermuda Triangle. Or, it may be a godsend. For the new owners of […]
July 19, 2017
Moon River Farm Nehalem
A bed of Chinese cabbage at the new Moon River Farm in Nehalem, OR. Photo courtesy of: Moon River Farm

Moon River Farm: Eat the Rainbow

Little golden-orange fruit inside a thin papery husk. Ever had anything like that? Well, those are ground cherries found at Moon River Farm. Lily Strauss and Kayleigh […]
July 17, 2017
Solar Eclipse 2017

Experience darkness on the Tillamook Coast: Solar Eclipse 2017

Itʼs less than 40 days until the Tillamook Coast will go dark for two minutes. At 10:15 a.m. on August 21 visitors and residents between Manzanita and Lincoln […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 13, 2017
Tillamook Air Museum Cafe
The Air Museum Cafe. (Photo courtesy of the Naval Air Station Tillamook Museum)

Inside Hangar B: Behind-the-Scenes Tours let you walk in the footsteps of World War II Navy pilots

There hasn’t been this much going on inside former Naval Air Station Tillamook’s Hangar B since … well, since World War II. After the Port of Tillamook […]
July 10, 2017
Recess Food Truck Tillamook

Play with your food at ‘Recess’

I’ll take a King of the Playground Burger, a Red Rover BBQ Pork Wrap, and one Miss Mary Mack Mac and Cheese bowl to go please. Ordering […]