Amazing Kid Maria

Meet Maria Mejia-Botero, a Truly Amazing Kid

  Amazing kids are everywhere throughout the Pacific Northwest. We know, because we’ve met a lot of them in 4-H, FFA, at local fairs, out changing pipe, caring for their animals, and at our stores. Every year, the Pamplin Media Group and your Northwest owned and operated Coastal honor some of the most incredible young […]

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Blueberry Pineapple Salsa

Blueberry Pineapple Salsa

Got a bag of chips that’s begging for something special? Give this fresh, summertime salsa extraordinaire treat a try. Just be warned, with amazing flavor like this, it won’t last long. You’ll find a list of ingredients and directions below the how-to video.   Ingredients   2 cups fresh pineapple (chopped) 1 cup blueberries 1 […]

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Clearwater Falls

Must-See Waterfalls

  Everybody loves a good waterfall. Maybe it’s the cascading water, the continuous calming sounds, or perhaps it’s the thrill of the hunt. Whatever it is, we’ve compiled some of our favorite waterfalls for you to discover and enjoy, whether you live up near Sequim or down around Medford. Pack Properly Before you go out […]

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Livestock

When to Euthanize Livestock & What to Do with their Remains

  Nobody wants to see an animal suffer, whether it’s a cow, horse, goat, dog, or cat. Livestock owners grapple with this dilemma all the time, especially when an animal reaches a certain age, gets injured, or comes down with a disease. While it’s never an easy thing to face, euthanizing can often be the […]

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The Right Chainsaw for the Job

Choosing the Right Chainsaw for the Job

  Every project is made easier, and safer, with the right tools. You’d never dream of using an industrial electric drill to add a screw to a delicate piece of furniture. You’d use something smaller that’s more adept to the job. Chainsaws require the same kind of attention. Whether you’re shopping for dad or yourself, […]

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Ag News

Coastal Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, humans encourage canine problem solving, farm bill written to help agriculture, tariffs imposed on apple exports, senate to vote on $145.1 billion ag bill, and 25 plants that attract bees. Dogs Problem Solve with Human Encouragement A new Oregon State University study found that human encouragement could influence how […]

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Livestock Butchering Options

Livestock Butchering Options

  Ask anyone who owns livestock about butchering and you’ll likely get a few opinions and recommendations based on USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) laws as well as state and local guidelines. Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are several options for livestock owners, including doing it yourself, choosing a federally inspected slaughterhouse or […]

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Grilled Shrimp Packets

Grilled Shrimp Boil Packets

Fresh veggies and grilled shrimp are a favorite throughout the Northwest. Pull together the list of ingredients and heat up your grill. These individual packets will bring a smile to everyone’s face, and make your neighbors jealous from the delectable aromas. Feeds up to four people. Directions and list of ingredients can be found below […]

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Ag News

Coastal Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, farming holidays don’t exist, OSU invents pollutant and chemical detecting wristbands, software can now predict weed resistance, Klamath tribes sue federal agencies, and Northwest cherries finding their way into Chinese markets. OSU Invents Pollutant and Chemical Detecting Wristbands A new Oregon State University study has found that wristbands invented […]

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Coastal 101: Herb Gardens

Coastal 101: Planting and Growing Succulents with Linda Woolsey

In today’s Coastal 101, gardening expert and Certified Professional Horticulturalist Linda Woolsey shares her love for succulent plants. Linda covers the basics, including how to pick the right soil for your succulents, what kind of wooden container to use, and how to put it all together for a wonderful addition to any garden or back […]

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