Co-publisher of the Ocracoke Observer. Formerly with the U.S. Copyright Office at the Library of Congress.
April 2014 By Connie Leinbach Along with the highly visible rock, folk and bluegrass band concerts, Ocracoke has hidden pockets of culture. In March, about 20 islanders gathered for a classical […]
April 2014 Connie Leinbach The National Park Service’s own policy manual says: “the protection of human life is the highest priority,” and in recent weeks Ocracoke has been asking them to live […]
April 2014 By Jennifer Rich This winter has been extremely long and taxing on our nerves and environment. Ocracoke is used to a much milder winter and it’s obvious our plants are […]
April 2014 By B.J. Oelshchlegel As I wrote my letter to the Albemarle RTPO, in response to the idea of increasing the ferry tolls on the southern and western routes, along with […]
By Ken DeBarth As the air and water temperatures rise and the days get longer, large red drum begin their annual spring migration. In April, the fish move along the beaches and […]
Ocracoke is “the little island that could.” It seems we’re always fighting for something here. Often we win. In early March, thanks to a lot of hollering, coastal North Carolina won round […]
Ruth Fordon has been editor of the Observer since 2010. Her career on Ocracoke……..
Holiday 2013 Text and Photo by Peter Vankevich I spent some time again hanging out on the dunes in early October (2013) waiting for Peregrine Falcons and other raptors to pass by […]