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Our Coast Magazine 2018:OC18

2/28/18

PUBLISHER Kari Borgen EDITOR Erick Bengel DESIGN DIRECTOR/LAYOUT John D. Bruijn ADVERTISING MANAGER Holly Larkins PHOTOGRAPHER Colin Murphey CONTRIBUTING EDITOR Matt Winters CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Erick Bengel Dwight Caswell Laura Cherau MJ Cody Heather Douglas Katie Frankowicz Dan Haag William Ham Ryan Hume Katherine Lacaze Lynette Rae McAdams Nancy McCarthy Colin Murphey Noel Thomas Brenna Visser Matt Winters

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FEATURES

60 Watercolors by Noel Thomas Wonderful local scenes by the local artist BY NOEL THOMAS

BUSINESS MANAGER Debra Bloom

DIGITAL MEDIA Crindalyn Lyster Travis Clark

BY LYNETTE RAE McADAMS

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WRITE TO US 949 Exchange St., Astoria, OR 97103

Mysteries of the Columbia-Pacific A few local legends have roots in documented history BY HEATHER DOUGLAS

FIND BACK ISSUES Read up on back issues of Our Coast magazine at discoverourcoast.com/magazine

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The Coastal Road Sites to see along U.S. Highway 101 from Nehalem to Long Beach

ON THE COVER Wyatt Provenzano is surrounded by kites during the Washington State International Kite Festival in Long Beach. — COLIN MURPHEY PHOTO

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The Liberty Theatre

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Parks for All Seasons

Places on the North Oregon Coast to revel in the resurgence of records

Venue’s history is a three-act drama: a rise, a fall, a restoration

On days rainy, sunny, and in between, there’s a park to match the mood

Feasts. Eateries. Libations. Recipes.

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Our Picks

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Get Crackin’

Popular places, hidden gems — let these fabulous food finds inspire you

An ABC guide to eating crab in the Lower Columbia

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Our Picks

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Eclectic Tolovana house

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My Coast

Reserve a room for some R & R, or gather inspiration for your home

Cannon Beach couple built house from other house parts

Hear why residents of the ColumbiaPacific region call our coast home

REGIONAL MAPS & DIRECTORIES

• Astoria/Warrenton Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 • Long Beach Peninsula Map . . . . . . . . . . 106 • Cannon Beach/No. Tillamook Co. Map 108 • Seaside/Gearhart Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 • Index of Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110-112 • Our Coast Business Directory. . . . 112-113

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The Vinyl Frontier

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Here are some of our favorite ways to have fun

Homes. Rentals. Hotels. Campgrounds.

GET CONNECTED Interact with us and the community at discoverourcoast.com

Our Coast is published annually by The Daily Astorian and Chinook Observer in March. Printed in Portland. Copyright © 2018 Our Coast. All rights reserved.

Our Picks

live & stay Astoria park captures a troubling past and hope for the future

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do & see Artistry. Outdoors. Adventures. Pastimes.

eat & drink

MAP GRAPHICS Alan Kenaga

ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVES Lisa Cadonau April Olsen Heather Jenson Andrew Renwick

DEPARTMENTS

BY MULTIPLE CONTRIBUTORS

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Our Coast Magazine 2018  
Our Coast Magazine 2018