Walking back from the beach on the central Oregon coast, I look down and see the rock formation above. Looks like the kind of bubble that burbles up when really thick soup starts boiling on the stove, doesn’t it?
Now and then, we have to get away from our Albany and mid-valley travails — city and trash service fees, Covid lockdowns, and the price of gas going up every day — and check on something that is more remote. The alleged rise, for instance, in the level of our ocean that we hear so […]
The beaches closest to Albany on the central coast were devoid of people Wednesday, probably because it rained but also because the access points controlled by the state parks department remained officially closed.
There are signs at all the marked entrances to Oregon beaches telling us what to do when a tsunami is expected. But how do people on the beach get warned when a tidal wave may strike but is still some ways away?