Steven Greif is a history teacher and track and cross country coach at North Bend High School. He graduated with a B.A. in history from Oregon State University and completed a master's program in history and geography from the University of Oregon. He is also a board member of the Coos County Historical Society.
Evans Products Company
Evans Products Company was one of the most successful wood products corporations in the United States in the twentieth century. Their largest, most innovative, and most important west coast plant was located at Coos Bay (Coos County), Oregon, from 1928 to 1962. The company founder, Edward Steptoe Evans, was a …
The New Carissa, a 639-foot freighter, wrecked on the North Spit near North Bend early on the morning of February 4, 1999, causing what many experts consider Oregon’s worst oil spill disaster. High winds and twenty-six-foot swells drove the ship aground south of Horsefall Beach, about 2.7 miles north …