Category: People

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…

Tim Palmer’s Nature Photography selected for US Postage Stamps

Artist, Writer, Conservationist and Port Orford resident Tim Palmer had four of his exceptional nature photos selected for US Postal Service Forever Stamps. You can view Tim’s remarks…

Port Orford Art Walk

The Port Orford Art Walk has been a tradition among the galleries in Port Orford for nearly 20 years. Every ART WALK, the gallery owners in Port Orford…

Crew of the Charlie Ells – FV Amak

Three portraits of people captured by photographer Alan Mitchell as the crew of the Charlie Ells FV Amak passed through Port Orford in the 1970s. Captured near the…

Mayor Jim Auborn

James John Auborn was a much beloved figure in Port Orford and we were all saddened by his passing on April 6 2019. He served as mayor of…

Happy Birthday, Joan Reynolds

This incredible video was created by Josh Reynolds, son of original Kingston Trio founder Nick Reynolds and the multi-talented Joan Reynolds, as a memorial upon her passing in…

Rick Cook Interview

Rick Cook is a self taught woodworker in Port Orford, Oregon. He is also a talented musician and played the guitar for the music in this video along…

Early Settlers

When the first European settlers came to the area in 1851 led by Captain William Tichenor, the Tututni Native Americans lived in a large village along the beach…

The Hazeltine Brothers

In October of that year in company with his brother Martin M., he started for the Pacific coast this time by way of New York and from there…

Surveying A Great Opportunity

Cover of a multiple-fold two-color brochure from 1917 from the Port Orford Harbor and Development Corporation. The material was intended to promote stock offerings in the organization. Featured…

Rick Cook

Artist Rick Cook sent some great photos and information about his historic gallery building in Port Orford. — (See also: Rick Cook Gallery, Part II and Rick Cook…

Remembering Lois Miller

We are saddened to lose Lois Miller at such a young age. She was a vital part of the Port Orford Community and documented much of its beauty…