Ruth Fordon has been editor of the Observer since 2010. Her career on Ocracoke……..
Co-publisher of the Ocracoke Observer. Formerly with the U.S. Copyright Office at the Library of Congress.
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 […]
Holiday issue 2013 By Gael Hawkins I’ve been having one of those “why didn’t I think of this?” moments. Fresh, locally harvested seafood and fixings delivered to your cottage or motel-either cooked […]
Holiday issue 2013 by Pat Garber Summer at Ocracoke finds lots of kayakers plying their paddles along the shores of Pamlico Sound, as residents and tourists alike take to the water. As […]
October 2013 by Ken DeBarth There is an old saying that tells us the best day to go fishing is today. This is especially true if today happens to fall in October! […]
October 2013 By TL Grace West Those of us who adore chocolate are pleased with more and more research showing health benefits of eating chocolate: especially raw, dark chocolate. Cacao is the […]
October 2013 by Connie Leinbach Pirates are poised to invade Ocracoke Island the last weekend of October in a celebration of the last days of Blackbeard with the First Annual Blackbeard’s Pirate […]
October 2013 by Pat Garber Ocracoke Island is surrounded by historic, shallow-water oyster beds, which have provided the island with protection from wave action in storms and delicious seafood for islanders […]
October 2013 By Jim Borland Welcome to “Guess the Gadget” a monthly reader participation series. Here’s how it works: First examine the photo of the monthly “Gadget” and guess what it appears […]