The plight of the commercial fishermen

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By Ruth King Once again, I am writing about our Commercial Fishermen here in Carteret County and the whole coastal area of North Carolina. This week...

Ocracoke Escape Room presents piratical puzzle

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Zoe Howard During the introduction to the Ocracoke Escape Room, I was presented with a...

Opportunity looms to boost solar power in North Carolina

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By Sally Robertson Solar energy: What’s not to love? You take something that nature provides for free and turn it into electricity. It saves you...

In the heat of the summer is a good time to...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Many consider the fall as their favorite Ocracoke season weather-wise. It’s still summer-like and the...

The passenger ferry ripple effect and village safety redux

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The ongoing passenger-ferry saga has had its share of twists and turns.  In March when the nearly completed Ocracoke Express failed inspections, few islanders...
Plastic bag on bottom of ocean

The Blue Economy: A new way of looking at sustainable living

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here You may not yet have heard the term “blue economy,” but you probably will soon...

Blues and Reds: Let’s talk

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"We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection....

Sen. Thom Tillis on Lake Mattamuskeet

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Editor's note: The Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan can be viewed by clicking here.   Lake Mattamuskeet needs our help. Covering about 40,000 acres in Hyde...

Editorial: Let’s get the ferry messaging sign working

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here  There was a lot of positive excitement back in early 2016 when the North Carolina...

The winter of our, well, normalcy

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This commentary was first published in the March 2019 Ocracoke Observer. By Peter Vankevich Here are some of the highlights of the last few months on...