The Vinyl Frontiers

Places on the North Oregon Coast to revel in the resurgence of records Story by Erick bengel • Photos by Colin Murphey A few years ago, North Oregon Coast shop owners who carry records noticed an odd trend: Vinyl was suddenly selling again, big time. The curious comeback of this antiquated medium — the so-called […]

A brief history of Pacific whaling

Story by Matt Winters Yankee whalers had a devastating impact on Pacific marine mammals, cleaning out one pocket of whales, seals, and otters after another. Impacts multiplied after the great Northwest coast whaling grounds were discovered in 1838, according to “A History of the American Whale Fishery,” (1907) by Walter Sheldon Tower. When highly lucrative […]

Listen, and be rewarded

Story by Matt Winters Like most everybody, I carry in my pocket the opportunity to listen to any imaginable song or book, and for a few years indulged my literary tastes while walking from home out to our cape’s sunset-facing cliffs. Neil Gaiman’s “Ocean at the End of the Lane” and “The Name of the […]

Take to the trees

Take a tour of the best our evergreen coastline has to offer. Story by Lynette Rae McAdams There’s a feeling that comes of hanging out with old trees — something innate in each of us that awakens in the presence of such enormous, peaceful beauty. That they have stood for so long and witnessed so much is awe […]

Seaside Beach Volleyball

The Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament is referred to as the “World’s Largest Amateur Beach Volleyball Tournament.”

Treasure the beach

Seaside hosts a new monthly beach cleanup Story by AMELIE WELDEN Starting in 2014, Seaside residents and visitors will have a new way to enjoy the beach and help keep it clean and safe for others. The local group Beach Drive Buccaneers – along with the Seaside Visitors Bureau and the Seaside Downtown Development Association […]