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Citizens throughout Oregon’s 5th Congressional District sat in on a virtual town hall Tuesday, Oct. 12, to hear from U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader. Schrader addressed questions on prescription drug pricing, the Violence Against Women Act and the Jan. 6 attack on the state Capitol.

Open enrollment began Friday, Oct. 15, for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans. Open enrollment for the 2022 Medicare plan year is from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.

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With climate change impacting the Earth, sea levels are beginning to rise again, and as they rise it will impact the shorelines many in Oregon and California call home.

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Tillamook County Health Department reported during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Oct. 13, 14 COVID-19 cases for the weekend case count from Friday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Oct. 10. The 7-day case count from Oct. 3 through Oct. 9 was 26. The 14-day case count fr…

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Every October, open enrollment begins for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans. Medicare plans and coverage for prescription drugs change each year, so it is important for Oregonians who are enrolled in Medicare to evaluate their plan options and make changes during open enr…

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At the recommendation of Oregon’s coastal legislators, Gov. Kate Brown issued a formal request on Oct. 4 to the U.S. Department of Commerce for federal disaster relief for Oregon’s commercial salmon industry. This request comes in response to diminished salmon landings for the 2018, 2019, an…

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Each year from 2014-2018 in Oregon there were an estimated 7,000 crashes involving deer and elk causing an average of 2.2 human fatalities with over 453 people injured.

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Rinehart Clinic was notified last week that it would receive $512,012 in grant funding through the American Rescue Plan Capital Improvement Awards. The purpose of the grant is to help modernize health centers and support underserved communities. Rinehart Clinic was one of nearly 1,300 federa…

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Manzanita will be on the big screen once again. The council approved during a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 6, a special event permit for Big Indie Somebody, Inc. to film a mobile scene in the town for an Amazon Studios film titled “Somebody I Used To Know.” The filming of the scene will take plac…

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Tillamook County Health Department reports seven COVID-19 cases from Oct. 1-3 for the weekend case count. There were 24 cases in the 7-day case count from Sept. 26 through Oct. 2.

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Recently, some of you have might have received packages containing items that you did not order. Many of you have called Tillamook County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) to report this. While on some occasions this could simply be a mistake on the shippers part, unfortunately, it could also be part …

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The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is requesting public comment on three proposed amendments to the Oregon Administrative Rules that govern state parks, as directed by legislation passed during the 2021 session. The deadline for comments is 5 p.m. Nov. 10.

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Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a reported capsized sailboat at 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, north of Rockaway, near Nedonna Beach, just south of the south Nehalem Jetty. Rockaway Fire-Rescue, Garibaldi Fire-Rescue, Nehalem Bay Fire-Rescue, Tillamook Ambulance and the US…

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An international collaboration including Oregon State University researcher Bev Law says the health of a terrestrial ecosystem can be largely determined by three variables: vegetations’ ability to uptake carbon, its efficiency in using carbon and its efficiency in using water.

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Tillamook County Health Department reported during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Sept. 29, 11 COVID-19 cases for the weekend case count from Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26. This is a decrease from the previous weekend, which saw 19 cases from Sept. …

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Northwest Regional Education Service District’s (NWRESD) Diverse Educator Pathways program, available for free to high school students, classified staff and community members from participating school districts, provides linguistically and racially diverse aspiring teachers with personalized…