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Nancy Pearl, America’s favorite librarian, will help celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the North Tillamook Library in Manzanita when she joins the Library Friends for a virtual Happy Hour on Tuesday, July 28. The event will begin at 5 p.m. on Zoom and will end at 6 p.m.

As summer is here, local food banks and church shelves normally would be well-stocked, benefiting from the 70 million-plus pounds of food recently received from the Letter Carriers annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, held in May for the 27 years. This is the largest one-day food drive in the…

Oregon Food Bank Tillamook County Services would like to thank Denny Pastega of the Mario & Alma Pastega Family Foundation, who is pleased to be able to give a helping hand during the pandemic in the amount of $25,000 to the food bank for the purchase of Tillamook Cheese for their local …

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SOLVE is happy to announce the addition of two new events this summer, the Summer Beach Cleanup Series, presented by AAA, and SOLVE IT for Oregon, presented by Portland General Electric. These new events were created in response to the urgent need for volunteerism to support Oregon’s environ…

The ongoing unrest and mass protests over tragic deaths symbolic of long-standing patterns of social injustice, amid the backdrop of a still-raging COVID-19 pandemic, have raised questions about the symbolism of historic figures that may be associated with troubling periods of oppression and…

Manzanita native Alison Zagata received their Bachelor of Arts degree from Whitman College on May 24. A graduate of Seaside High School, Zagata graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology. Graduates were honored in a virtual commencement ceremony this year.

The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and showcase successful consumer engagement and employee engagement efforts. This prestigious CSR, cause marketing and corporate social impact award focuses on initiatives where brand purpo…

Randy Kugler announced Friday, June 12, his intent to run for a seat on the Manzanita City Council at this November’s general election. Should he be elected, he plans to devote his energy to all of this issues facing the city but will specifically focus on improving fiscal accountability and…

In Oregon, following too closely rates number six in the top ten driver errors, as of the last complete year of data (2017). Maintaining a safe following distance can prevent everything from fender benders to tragic fatal and serious injury crashes.

The public is invited to participate in a free webinar focusing on Oregon’s new Rocky Habitat Management Strategy, and the role that citizens and community groups can play in proposing special layers of protection for key rocky shore and offshore habitat areas. The webinar takes place at 6 p…

Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition’s CoastWatch program is providing a new opportunity for coastal residents, coastal visitors and beach walkers who want to participate in citizen science. A webinar, titled “A new kid on the dune: the unlikely hybridization between two non-native beachgras…

The Hoffman Center for the Arts will host a six-week online “Music Appreciation You Always Wished You’d Taken” class, beginning in mid-June and running through July.

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When your average person thinks of the word “surfman” they picture a guy hitting the beach with a board.

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On May 29, NCRD held a groundbreaking ceremony on its 7th street lot in downtown Nehalem. About 30 members of the community attended to celebrate the beginning of construction of four new pickleball courts.

The Garibaldi Museum will begin a slow phase-in of regular hours starting June 11, Thursdays through Mondays, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Appointments are not required but are preferred, and visitors with appointments will be given priority over drop-ins.

Grateful, heart-breaking, amazing opportunities and big plans are just a few of the emotions Neah-Kah-Nie (NKN) High School’s Speech and Debate Team Coach Hannah Reynolds uses to describe the 2019-2020 team’s experiences. The 2020 Speech and Debate Team’s big fundraiser was supposed to be fr…

Running on the beach, playing with friends, canoeing on the lake, and exploring the great outdoors – these traditional rites of summer will soon return for Tillamook County kids through a series of Day Camps offered in June at Twin Rocks Friends Camp in Rockaway Beach.

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At River City Flower Farm, you’ll find cosmos, sunflowers, dahlias, snapdragons, sweet peas and everything in-between.

This article started life as an announcement of some new interactive exhibits at the International Police Museum (IPM) in Rockaway beach, and then the COVID 19 pandemic washed over us like a tidal wave. Considered non-essential, our doors were closed on March 14 when the Police Department, w…

North Tillamook County artists are being asked to create poster art encouraging residents and out-of-towners to wear masks during the current Covid-19 crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down the tourism industry on the Oregon Coast and throughout the state: more than 80 percent of the county’s 2,350 tourism employees have lost their jobs; hotels have locked their doors; most restaurants’ kitchens sit idle, except for the few doing takeout; cha…

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As the situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic is still currently unfolding and the future of limitations is unknown at this time, Garibaldi’s Tourism Commission was faced with the difficult decision of cancelling the Garibaldi Days festival scheduled for July 24-26. They have released th…

The Nehalem Bay Artists Coalition have launched a new creative collaboration called #SpreadLove, concepted and designed by Mike Arseneault to celebrate the power of nature, art, and community, to help heal during these strange and uncertain COVID-19 times.

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View the online version of our Coronavirus Heroes special publication here!

For the past decade, the County Health Rankings have taken the pulse of the nation, showing where we live matters to our health. Tillamook County Public Health is pleased to report that Tillamook County has seen an intriguing trend, moving from an overall ranking of 26, out of a total of 34 …

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The Eugene Schmuck Foundation (ESF) has cancelled the annual ‘Manzanita Open Golf Tournament’ scheduled for May due to COVID-19.We are hoping to reschedule the tournament in late August. That decision will be made on or about June 1st .

Spring into reading with activities you can do from home. Tillamook County Library invites the public to register for its first Spring Reading program. The youth program, (ages 10-18) and the adult program (ages 18+) will run from April 20 to May 31.

The long-established Memorial Day used book sale in Manzanita, the major source of financial support for the North Tillamook Library Friends, has been cancelled by the Friends’ board. Uncertainty over the ongoing impact of COVID-19 prompted the decision. The sale was scheduled for May 23-24.

Tillamook County’s 4-H, FFA, Junior Livestock Auction Committee, and Fair Management have been receiving many questions regarding youth projects at the 2020 Tillamook County fair. We understand the unknown nature of all that is going on and want to address these concerns collectively.

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County commissioners invested in a token of appreciation for those serving on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic – 1,000 buttons displaying “Official County Hero Award” along with the county logo and commissioners’ approval.