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The Fascinating History of Hayden Island & Columbia Beach

Jantzen Beach, Oregon is full of rich history. From 1916 to 1926, "Columbia Beach" was the best place in town. Operated by the Columbia...

Portlander Uncovers Possible Shipwreck Debris on Cannon Beach

Last Wednesday, June 14, Portlander Jeffrey Smith discovered an obscure 18-foot-long wooden object near the Taft Street access in Cannon Beach. The Daily Astorian...

Pendleton Underground Tours: An Oregon Town Underneath Earth

For several decades around the turn of the 20th century, there were two towns in Pendleton, Oregon. One of those towns was a typical...

Wolf Creek Inn—The Oldest Haunted Hotel In The Northwest

Do you believe in ghosts? The Wolk Creek Inn in Wolf Creek is in the south-western part of Oregon, and is listed on the National...

Vanport Flood: Oregon’s Second Largest City That Vanished In A Day

If you're not familiar with the flood that literally wiped Oregon's 2nd largest city off the face of the Earth, you are in for...

These Rare Oregon Horses Only Existed in the Late 19th Century

As an Oregon native, it's beyond me how I have never heard of the story of the Oregon Wonder Horses until now. This rare...

See the samurai sword of the WWII Japanese pilot who bombed...

Not only will you find a beautiful coast to explore in the small beautiful town of Brookings, Oregon, the small town also has a...

The Lava Lake Murders Mystery In Oregon Still Baffles People Today

There’s an eerie edge to unsolved mysteries. It gives the past a power, a question, a bit of horror that reaches out from beyond...

26 Old Abandoned Buildings in Oregon That’ll Amaze You

As a kid, I loved digging in the dirt on my grandfather's property way out in rural Oregon. I would always find great pieces...

This Ghost Town Road Trip in Oregon is The Perfect Adventure

Did you know there are more ghost towns in Oregon than anywhere in the United States? As I love learning about the rich history...
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