Sex offenders in Oregon: Commenters debate sex offender registry, Pacific City cab controversy (poll)
The Oregonian's story about a predatory sex offender who abandoned his taxi business in Pacific City after a public outcry has prompted more than 200 comments debating sex offender registration laws and whether the cab driver, Peter Shutt, is being unfairly persecuted for crimes he committed more than 30 years ago.
Man who got bucked off horse twice sues stable for $137,000
A man who got bucked off a horse while on a guided tour is suing the tour operator for $137,000.
Sex offenders in Oregon: Convicted rapist driving Pacific City's only cab divides tourist town
The white-stenciled lettering on the side of the maroon minivan advertised Peter Shutt's business, the only cab in this tiny tourist town.
Sex offenders in Oregon: Pacific City controversy focuses debate on sex offender registration
The small-town furor over Peter Shutt and his taxi business in Pacific City mirrors an ongoing debate in Oregon and nationally over the impact and effectiveness of sex offender registration.
Earth & Sky
Every star visible to unaided eye is within our Milky Way galaxy
The image at the top of this post, showing a campfire under the Milky Way, is by Ben Coffman Photography in Oregon.
Five Reasons Doctor Who Should Film on the Oregon Coast
You guessed it. I'm a serious nerd. And proud of it. So between my love of the Oregon coast and my consistent binge-watching of tons of Doctor Who over the decades, it has struck me for a long time that many of the places I regularly photograph look like some place everyone's favorite time traveler would end up at one point or another.
Pelican Nebula release Thursday: John Harris' first collaboration with Pelican Brewing
The brew crew: John Harris, Pelican head brewer Darron Welch and Whitney Burnside, who runs Pelican's Pacific City brewery and was the impetus behind the collaboration beer.