Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shipwreck at Boiler Bay

Boiler Bay on the Oregon Coast is a “boiling” mass of turbulent white water, but that’s not why it’s called Boiler Bay. Continue reading

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Ghost Town Poetry Celebrates Anniversary

Ghost Town Poetry celebrated a special anniversary recently at Cover to Cover Books in Vancouver, WA. Continue reading

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Honey Cremes by Honey Ridge Farms

Honey Cremes by Honey Ridge Farms are flat-out luscious, made with the finest fruits and spices. They also offer a line of honey-based vinegars, grilling sauces, and honey glazes. Continue reading

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We Have a Winner!

A big “Thank You” to everyone who participated in our first ever drawing by voting for their favorite Wild About the NW articles. Continue reading

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A Whisper of War II

Battery Russell is the military’s equivalent of a haunted house. Sounds bounce off the concrete walls, echoing through rooms shrouded with shadow. Some, like the ammo bunkers, are pitch black and strangely mesmerizing. You want so much to step into the darkness, but something holds you back. Ghosts, perhaps, or a sixth sense warning you of hidden dangers. Continue reading

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A Whisper of War

On the night of June 21, 1942–less than seven months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor–a Japanese submarine surfaced off the Oregon Coast. Its target? Fort Stevens’ Battery Russell. Continue reading

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Chihuly’s Crystal Towers

At first glance, Chihuly’s Crystal Towers look like a pair of blue sugar swizzle sticks standing on end. But at night, the crystals are illuminated from below and the towers become beacons of light in the midst of the city. Continue reading

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Top Ten Posts of 2011!

Wild About the NW’s Top 10 Posts of 2011! Continue reading

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