Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support (CRFCS) grant awards totaling $25.7 million will be distributed to 621 cultural organizations across Oregon through a partnership between the Oregon Cultural Trust and its county and Tribal Cultural Coalitions. The funds, allocated to the Cultural Tru…

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The Rockaway Beach Lions Club hosted a beach cleanup Saturday, Sept. 19. The event was part of SOLVE Oregon’s annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup and the International Coastal Cleanup, a worldwide effort to keep our beaches healthy.

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How many gallons of water can an adult oyster filter in a day? What is the largest Estuary in the United States? How many rivers flow into Tillamook Bay? If you think you know the answers – or maybe you would like to find out – then be sure to join Tillamook Estuaries Partnership for QUESTua…

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Two state scientists will present an online discussion of evacuation challenges that will face residents of the Nehalem Bay region in the event of a major earthquake and tsunami. The event, hosted by the Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay, will be held at 1p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, and w…

It all started in July 2017, when members of the Nehalem Bay Pickleball Club came in to talk about the possibility of building pickleball courts. Pickleball is considered to be the fastest growing sport in the country, and the representatives explained that there is only one older court in t…

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SOLVE is hosting the 37th annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup from Sept. 19 – Oct. 4 with volunteer litter cleanups and restoration efforts both along the coast and inland. An increase in reports of coastal litter throughout the summer, including take-out food containers and PPE, has fueled…

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The Tillamook County Face Mask Project, in partnership with the Tillamook Creamery, delivered 2,500 face masks to the Neah-Kah-Nie (NKN) School District on Sept. 2. Dylan James and Nicole Bringuel, of the Tillamook County Face Mask Project, delivered the masks.

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On Thursday, Aug. 27, the Tillamook County Democratic Central Committee (TCDCC) passed a resolution in which it declared support for Black Lives Matter. This local action comes as part of a long history of combating racism by the National Democratic Party.

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On Thursday, Aug. 27, the Tillamook County Democratic Central Committee (TCDCC) passed a resolution concerning the creation of well-paid jobs that are designed to both help the recovery of the economy and slow down the detrimental effects of climate change.

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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lincoln and Tillamook Counties will be hosting online training for individuals interested in volunteering in the advocacy for children in foster care. The training begins Sept. 14 – Oct. 12 and again Oct. 19 – Nov. 16. The cohorts will meet Monday …

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Registration is now open for SOLVE’s annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup, happening from Saturday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 4. This statewide volunteer event includes beach cleanups, inland cleanups, and habitat restoration events, all of which keep Oregon’s watersheds clean and healthy.

Learn the basics of taking care of your woodland, from planting a new tree to taking care of a mature forest. Woodland owners, living-on-the-landers, and everyone else interested in learning more about basic forestry principles and practices, are invited to attend this seven-course webinar s…

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Neah-Kah-Nie High School Senior Class President Jacob Waldron and Class Representative Jett Johnston presented the gift of the class of 2020 during graduation on Aug. 14. The senior gift, given to the custodians, was a new Keurig coffee maker and janitorial carts.

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Cascade Falls Quilts of Tillamook has donated a queen-sized quilt to the Garibaldi Maritime Museum to raffle as a benefit. The navy-and-white quilt, constructed by Gloria Guyer, is titled “Ship’s Wheel and Eagles” and measures 102” x 102.

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Manzanita City Council is about working collaboratively and being mindful of the importance of the quality of life we provide for others: in the staff we hire to serve our resident’s needs; in how we protect the health and safety of all; in the condition of our public facilities and roads; i…

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I remain passionate about my service to our community. Manzanita has been in my heart for 50 years now, my principal residence for the last 25. I have helped grow a family and a strong business community here. Developing the first phase of Coast Cabins and more recently the mixed-use project…

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“Practicing Magic” is a collaborative exhibition of paintings at the North County Recreation District (NCRD) Gallery located at 36155 9th Street, Nehalem. The show will enchant and enlighten all ages from Sept. 2-30.

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Scott Galvin, Randy Kugler and Jerry Spegman are three candidates who have qualified to be on the November 2020 ballot for Manzanita city offices – Galvin for the mayoral position, and Kugler and Spegman for two open city council seats.

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Kathryn Stock, a resident of Manzanita, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita.

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Nehalem Bay United Methodist Women will be holding the Annual Granny’s Attic Rummage Sale in a different way this year. Due to COVID-19, the sale will be held outdoors in the North County Recreation District (NCRD) lower parking lot, Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-7. This will allow for social d…

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Neah-Kah-Nie (NKN) High School held its Class of 2020 graduation ceremony Friday, Aug. 14, at Abrahamson Field at Neah-Kah-Nie High School. Due to COVID-19 crowd restrictions, the celebration was limited to invite only and the event was livestreamed on the school district’s Facebook page.

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Lori Tobias, former coast writer for The Oregonian newspaper, will hold a virtual launch for her new book “Storm Beat: A Journalist Reports from the Oregon Coast” Tuesday, Sep. 1, at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

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The Oregon Coast Trail is a border-to-border hiking route first proposed about 50 years ago and first declared hikeable in the 1980s. But it remains a work in progress.

For their September show, Hoffman Center Gallery is excited to feature a solo show by photographer Ron van Dongen. Ron is a resident of Manzanita and is truly a world class photographer, having published several monograph books of his work and show in galleries around the world.

There is nothing better on a summer day than cooking out on the grill. Since there are many different types of grills, here are some safety tips for whatever you are planning to cook on whatever grill you will be using. These helpful tips come from the National Fire Protection Association at…

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In the words of the Port of Garibaldi Manager Mike Saindon, “One of our goals here at the Port of Garibaldi is to create an environment that affords our local business the opportunity to be successful now and well in to the future." 

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This year’s Junior Livestock Auction (JLAC) will be a virtual presentation due to the novel coronavirus and the state’s restrictions for Tillamook County dealing with COVID-19 regulations in terms of gatherings.

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Despite a global pandemic, the Tillamook County Fair Board along with Fair Grounds Manager Camy VonSeggern and staff are keeping the good times growing this year at the fair.

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Visit Friends of North County Recreation District (NCRD) table at the southwest corner of Manzanita Grocery & Deli, aka The Little Apple in downtown Manzanita. They will have dahlia bouquets there, some at $5 each and some at $10 each.

Join Hoffman Center Gallery for a new summer show, now through Aug. 30. The show this month features the works of three artists: Lloyd Lindley, Dorothy Holmes Mohler and Bev Cordova. And while you're there, don't forget to check out the new “Potter's Nook,” featuring the work of several clay…

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In recent months, people have been deluged with information about COVID-19 from multiple sources. Because researchers and the medical community continue to learn about the disease, information continues to evolve.

With many Pacific Power customers experiencing difficulties paying bills in the wake of the COVID-19 emergency and the associated economic downturn, the company is encouraging customers to speak with a Pacific Power customer care representative who can help provide peace of mind and assistance.