>Crescent City California News, Sports, & Weather | The Triplicate

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Home arrow Opinion arrow Columnists arrow From the Publisher's Desk

From The Publisher's Desk

From the publisher's desk: The quintessential coastal town, then and now

Read more...
The Minute Cafe in Bandon, Ore., a quintessential coastal town. The Daily Triplicate/Michele Thomas
It was 20 years ago this month that I first meandered into Bandon, Ore. I was on a work assignment in Gold Beach and decided to explore. 

What impressed me most that afternoon was the charm of a sleepy coastal town. The faded Coquille River Lighthouse was the backdrop for magnificent haystacks and bird sanctuaries along the rugged coastline. Homes near the jetty were rustic cottages and fishing shacks the color of bleached cedar in the shadow of windy bluffs offering magnificent views.

As an “inlander” from the Rogue Valley, I was awed to discover an authentic beach town similar to some I knew as a child before development and tourists took over. 


<< Start < Previous page 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Next page > End >>


Del Norte Triplicate:

312 H Street
P.O. Box 277
Crescent City, CA 95531

(707) 464-2141
webmaster@triplicate.com

Follow The Triplicate headlines on Follow The Triplicate headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use