Bridge Lane Closures Expected to Continue into June; Jug Handle Bridge Steadily Progressing

Work on the Jug Handle Bridge is steadily progressing while finishing touches on the new Oregon Inlet Bridge will likely require daytime road closures through June 15, per the projects’ resident engineer, Pablo Hernandez. At the new Oregon Inlet Bridge, crews are working on a “punch list” of finishing touches, such as cleaning excess concrete […] Local News |  Full Article

New Exhibit Uncovers the Faces Behind the Local Fishing Industry

A new exhibit featuring Outer Banks photographer Daniel Pullen has recently launched at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and the series of photographs provide an insider’s look at life on our local waters that visitors rarely get to see. The exhibit, entitled “Endangered Community: The Independent Waterman Project,” stems from an ongoing and years-long […] Fishing |  Full Article

EDITOR’S BLOG: Is Our National Seashore Getting Closer to Becoming an International Dark Sky Park?

Back in 2016, when the National Park Service was celebrating its 100-year anniversary, our own local Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) was orchestrating several initiatives to mark the Centennial Celebration, which included taking the initial steps to designate CHNS as an official “International Dark Sky Park,” or IDSP. This designation is made by the International […] Editor’s Blog |  Full Article

Vandalism and Violations Reported at CHNS During Government Shutdown

As the federal government shutdown affects the cleanliness and responsible use of National Parks throughout the country, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) is apparently not immune to spates of vandalism or park violations. A January 17 social media post by the Outer Banks Preservation Society (OBPA) outlined some of these recent violations, and called […] Seashore News |  Full Article