Ellen Steen

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Jenny and Tomé Francis recently enjoyed a visit from her brother, Peter Watts, and his wife, Jillian. The recently retired couple and their la…

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We had a delightful surprise the other night. Pete Parks, our neighbor down the street, knocked on our door and offered us about five pounds o…

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It was an unusually busy Fourth of July in Cape Meares. There were multiple cars at homes throughout the village and more people on the beach …

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Wendy Burroughs was walking on our beach the other day when she noticed a group of beachgoers gathered around something in the sand. She went …

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It’s a sign of the times: What should I find out beachcombing, not a rare fishing float or even a choice agate, but a mask? Camouflage pattern…

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Cape Meares was the scene of a joyful event on Saturday, June 6: The Merz family celebrated a wedding! A much larger event had originally been…

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I made a mistake in my last column. I ended that piece with a hope that a spring Chinook salmon would soon bite my hook. One did! But then he …

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I recently spoke with Jim Rice, stranding coordinator for Oregon State University, about the dead whale on Bayocean Spit to see what more we c…

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Let’s have a hearty Cape Meares welcome for Wendy Burroughs and her husband, Mike Olson! Wendy and Mike traveled up and down the Pacific North…

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