laura-powell-delicious“Delicious!” -Laura Powell; taken in June 2012; Elk Refuge We were by the gate at the access ramp between east and west parking lot. The biggest males were pulling eats out right next to us, none were looking up. Suddenly this one puts his head up to survey the scene; my lucky day. My husband, Ray, and I moved here for the fresh air about four years ago. I have my own business as a skin care consultant, which affords the freedom to get out and enjoy where we live. I always take the camera, because I love sharing our lives here with family and friends.

We are looking for photos of the area stretching from Coos Bay to Florence and east to Elkton. People, culture, events, you name it…accepting submissions for March and April and will putting submissions online in the meantime. Voting will take place in May – there will be cash and prizes to be announced. Send your submissions with a short bio, description of the photo, and when it was taken (if possible) to or post it on our facebook page at

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