Tagged: Oregon Inlet

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The Ground from Above

“Wind me up,” calls out my hang gliding instructor, Mike Patishall. It’s one of his signature signals that we’re ready to fly. Did I mention that I’m strapped above him — somewhat precariously it...

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Fido on Federal Lands

With beautiful pristine beaches and nature at the Outer Banks doorstep there are very few places anywhere that call more to the spirit to be outdoors. There is something magical about spending a day...

Larry Hansen, ship's carpenter, launching his ship from Oregon Inlet. 0

Sending a Ship to Sea

Larry Hansen describes himself as a ship’s carpenter, although he may not be the typical carpenter of an Outer Banks vessel. Larry is the carpenter of ships in a bottle. He moved to Colington about...

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OBX Stars in Wicked Tuna North vs South

By Kip Tabb –  The Atlantic bluefin tuna is the one of the largest, most powerful and swiftest of any gamefish in the world. Regularly coming in at 61/2’ and 550 pounds, they are...

The Bonner Bridge, closed for repairs. 11

Lies . . . and the Southern Environmental Law Center

Editorial by Kip Tabb –  North Carolina Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata comes across—at least in public—as a fairly patient person. Competent, knowledgeable and certainly professional—especially in dealing with the public and the press,...

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Bonner Bridge-Closed for Repairs . . .

By Kip Tabb –  Saying, “I made this decision,” NC Secretary of Transportation, Tony Tata, outlined the steps being taken by NCDOT to mitigate the effects of the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge...