By John Sparks, Volunteer, Trailkeepers of Oregon
While both Native Americans and early settlers told stories about “wild hairy men” living in the woods, the modern Bigfoot myth really gathered steam in 1924, when a group of miners at Ape Canyon on Mount St. Helens reported a “battle” with a group of rock-throwing ape men.
By Pat Keavney, Crew Leader, Trailkeepers of Oregon
As we were finishing a Washington Trails Association Saturday work party in a Vancouver park recently, I found myself commissioned to take down a cedar that had snapped off about 12 feet from the ground.
By Michael McDowell, Newsletter Editor, Trailkeepers of Oregon
Stephanie Noll is a leading force behind the Oregon Trails Coalition (OTC), an organization conceived in 2016 and formally incorporated in 2018 to advocate for trails throughout the state and to bring together agencies and organizations working with trails.