City of Manzanita Launches Facebook Page

The City of Manzanita has launched an official Facebook page for additional access to City news, Council meetings, temporary street closures, utility service disruptions and emergency messages. The City’s official Facebook page is “City of Manzanita”. At this time the City’s policy is to create a page to only provide information and not to allow…

The Casual Observer: Turn around, bright eyes

When it comes to the imminent eclipse event, opinions run the gamut from “I’m so excited!” to “We’re all going to die!” Because this is a serious issue worthy of serious attention, I decided to roll up my sleeves and delve deeper into the subject. Since the closest I’ve come to being a science expert…

Cameron’s Corner: Apples to Onions

One thing I’m not sure I was entirely ready for when I took on the role of reporter and editor for the local media was the concept of blowback. I’d experienced a variety of forms of political ferocity prior to taking this position but nothing that was ever incapable of being mended with some one…

Manzanita Police Public Safety Log – 08/17/17

7/30/2017 -Issued a citation for no valid day use permit displayed in NBSP. -Issued a citation for illegal stop/stand/park in Manzanita. -Responded to a report of found property in OWSP. -Assisted Nehalem Bay Fire & Rescue and Oregon Department of Forestry with a fire on Neahkahnie Beach. -Assisted TCSO with a civil issue in Nehalem.…

NBFR District Log – 08/17/17

07/31/17 Police Asst. HIGHWAY 101 Wheeler Medical RIDGE RD Manzanita MVA NECARNEY CITY RD / THE PROMENADE Burn OCEAN RD / NEHALEM RD Public Assist OCEAN RD / NEHALEM RD Medical EDMUND LN Manzanita Burn Complaints 3RD ST N Manzanita 08/01/17 Medical TOHL AVE Nehalem Animal Rescue Nehalem Bay State Park Burn Complaints BEULAH REED…

Letter: Good Call, Not Recall

Good Call, Not Recall Like Richard Mastenik, I was at first amazed at Dave Dillon’s release that the City of Manzanita was planning to spend $1.75 million to purchase the Underhill Plaza to relocate city offices. We are both old enough to remember when that was a lot of money. But as details came out,…

Letter: When Pigs Fly

When Pigs Fly I find it hard to believe that supposedly responsible adults think it’s OK to encourage contestants in guinea pig races to “drop or lightly toss” a guinea pig into a pen then “somehow coerce them to push forward to the finish line.” The front page picture shows a woman “tossing” a guinea…

Missing Person Investigation Ongoing

The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a missing/endangered person complaint filed the evening of August 8th, 2017, involving Eric Daniel Prueitt, age 41, from the Tillamook area. Mr. Prueitt is described as a white male, 5’10” and approximately 150 lbs, blue eyes with brown hair. Lt. Gordon McCraw                                       Tillamook Co. Sheriff’s Office        Mr.…

Oregon Blueberries: Breakfast Blueberry Donuts

While Oregon blueberries may have advantages when it comes to taste and quality, it’s the international interest in nutrition and healthy eating that have fueled the growth. In general, blueberries are a very rich source of antioxidant phytonutrients. Antioxidants refer to the negative oxidation properties or compounds found in blueberries. Certain natural fruits and vegetables…

The Northwest Hardwoods/Headlight Herald team is on top of the Thursday standings with 26 points, while Werners was second with 22 points. By Brad Mosher Myeres was third with 18.5 points, while Kepharts had 11.5, just one-half point ahead of Howletts. In the individual battle Thursday, it was Aaron Dunn with the low net of…

Another development? Manz city Council says no.

During the August Manzanita City Council meeting a proposal for another housing development was brought forward for the council’s consideration. Yes, you heard that right, a third separate proposal, different from The Village at Manzanita and the other proposed Pocket Neighborhood on 3rd and Hallie. By Brian Cameron The proposal for this new development was…

Public service announcement from Rockaway Beach Police

The Rockaway Beach Police Department will have extra officers on patrol from August 21st through September 3rd participating in the ODOT seat belt enforcement “blitz”. During this time the extra patrols will be focused on drivers properly wearing seat belts, children in appropriate child restraints, as well as, speed and distracted driving. The added enforcement…

NKN school registration and supply information

It’s that time of the summer again, when District 56 polishes the floors, readies the rooms and teachers prepare for another year. Neah-Kah-Nie School District to hold student registration, starting August 16. Students that are new to the district, as well as kindergarten students, who did not register last spring during Kindergarten Roundup should bring…

Manzanita hears ‘Pocket Neighborhood’ proposal

In a meeting with the Manzanita Planning Commission representatives from City Center Development Partners, LLC presented their pre-application for a ‘Pocket Neighborhood’ near downtown Manzanita. By Brian Cameron Presenting their pre-application was Nate Palmer and Scott Imholt, of City Center Development Partners, LLC, and though they are keen to point out the project is just…

CARTM rings in 20 years of service with a ‘Wing Ding’

The powers that be at North Tillamook County’s CARTM facility and refindery have put their heads together to figure out how to celebrate two decades of solid-waste service to the North Coast Citizens. By Brian Cameron “We scratched our heads about what to call CARTM’s official 20 year celebration,” said Karen Reddick-Yurka, CARTM Executive Director.…

Getting to know LNCT’s new Executive Director

With a variety of topics to tackle as she takes the reins, newly hired Kate Morrison fills the role of Executive Director with the Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT). By Brian Cameron After a rigorous search for a new Executive Director for the conservation-based non-profit the LNCT Board of Directors tapped Morrison for the role.…

Manz City Council chooses Nuttall for council vacancy

With the vacancy on Manzanita City Council, the group of elected considered applications submitted to the city for Leila Salmon’s replacement, who stepped down in July. By Brian Cameron The City Council appointed Steve Nuttall to finish out Salmon’s term. Among the three applicants, Nuttall won the favor of the council and was interviewed and…

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