Author: Rick Cook

Port Orford Historic Resource Survey

City of Port Orford Buildings Inventory Revised and updated, 11/15/2022 All historic resource properties listed here are potentially eligible for listing in theNational Register of Historic Places. Listing…

Indian Version of Battle Rock

This article appeared, May 26, 1932, in the Myrtle Point Herald, prior to the Rogue River bridge dedication. Elwood (Woody) Towner was Rogue River Tu-Tu-Ni/Mackanotin and a member…


Beachcomber Cove

Nicholson Drive, north of Port Orford. Construction started in 1958, finished in 1959. The Beachcombers Cove has been used primarily as a dance hall for adults and children….

Bluegrass In The Backwoods

Music by Alayne Olmsted and Rick Cook

Music by Alyane Olmsted and Rick Cook, recorded in artist Rick Cook’s studio. The photo above is of an old cabin belonging to cousins of Rick on Cadron…