On Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council is excited to host Doctor Tiffany Garcia’s Presentation “Terrestrial Salamanders in Forested Ecosystems: Diversity, Ecology, and Their Role in Managed Landscapes”. Here Dr Garcia will review terrestrial salamander habitat needs, behav…

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Everyone can fish, clam and crab for free in Oregon on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28. No fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement or Two-Rod Validation) are required to fish, crab or clam in Oregon on Nov. 27-28.

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The Hoffman Gallery presents their December Show open Friday – Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 4-27. The show is free and open to the public. Hoffman Center for the Arts is located at 594 Laneda Avenue in Manzanita.

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Every year, the Tillamook Coast Visitors Association (Visit Tillamook Coast) holds an awards banquet to honor local tourism businesses for outstanding work. This year, however, the pandemic prevents holding an event, but not the desire to recognize individuals and organizations.

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The CHILD Program, (Christ’s Hands In Loving Devotion), is getting ready for Christmas. CHILD helps provide gifts for children who otherwise may do without. This year is particularly difficult for many families in Tillamook County.

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John Kunkel, new interim city manager for Manzanita City Council, began his position on Oct. 19. The city had agreed on a contract for six months, during which Kunkel and staff will look for a permanent city manager.

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A fulfillment of a dream was realized on Saturday, Oct. 17, when 15 volunteers consisting of members of the community, church members and volunteers through the Labyrinth Network Northwest built a 40 foot labyrinth on the grounds of St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Nehalem. The vision for…

Tillamook County Cultural Coalition (TCCC) is now accepting grant applications for fiscal year 2021. The application due date is Nov. 20. This grant opportunity is for Tillamook County citizens and organizations interested in obtaining funding to develop projects that celebrate the arts, hum…

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Neah-Kah-Nie (NKN) Middle School received 80 LEGO Gadget kits to send home to every sixth grader this year, as well as the seventh and eighth graders in the MS Robotics Club. This gives students the opportunity to get hands on LEGO materials they may not have at home.

CASA of Lincoln and Tillamook Counties is partnering with The Salvation Army of Lincoln County for the first time for a collaborative holiday fundraiser. Both organizations will be inviting the community, as well as any individuals interested in participating, in a holiday event to increase …

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Every year in early winter, high tides on the Oregon coast are higher than usual. These extreme high tides, commonly called “King Tides,” occur at a few specific times during the year when the moon’s orbit comes closest to the earth, the earth’s orbit is closest to the sun, and the sun, moon…

The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council Speaker Series has moved online for the 2020-21 season. On Nov. 12, the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council will host Benjamin Clemens, the statewide lamprey coordinator at Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), for his presentation “Connecting Oregon …

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Hoffman Gallery presents their November Show open Friday through Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 30 – Nov. 29. The show is free and open to the public. Hoffman Center for the Arts is located at 594 Laneda Ave in Manzanita.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mudd Nick Foundation (MNF) conducted its annual fundraising event virtually using Zoom on the evening of Sept. 19. It was a celebration of the foundation’s 25 years of providing the 850 students in School District 56 with life expanding experiences.

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The library board welcomes community members to participate this week in a series of moderated discussions with three candidates under consideration to be the next director of the Tillamook County Library System. Grab your lunch and join in.

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View the online version of our Fall 2020 Our Time publication here!

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‘Along came a spider and sat down beside her,’ words from a famous nursery rhyme we all learned as children, but don’t be surprised if you are seeing more and more spiders in, on or around your homes and gardens as the weather gets a little cooler.

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Kathryn Harmon of Neah-Kah-Nie High School and Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School received this year’s Secondary Library Media Specialist of the Year award by the Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL). Kathy Kammerer, the library media tech at Nehalem Elementary School, and Neah-Kah-Nie Midd…

The Hoffman Gallery’s October show features the 24 collaborations from this year’s Word & Image project, a unique pairing of 12 North Coast artists and 12 writers who are invited to create original work, each in response to the other’s. The show runs from Saturday, Oct. 3, through Sunday…

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While for decades the Coast Guard has permitted women to serve in every job – from aviator to captain of a ship to boarding officer, there are roles in the service that have remained predominately filled by men. That tide is turning, especially among the Coast Guard's most highly trained and…

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…