Tillamook City Council discussed at the Monday, July 6, the increase of COVID-19 cases in the county.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Oregon PAC has endorsed Suzanne Weber’s candidacy for Oregon House District 32.
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash at 7:11 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, on Hwy 101 near milepost 19, in Gearhart.
On June 5, the Oregon legislative Emergency Board approved additional funds through the CARES Act for Coronavirus Relief, including support for rental assistance. CARE, Inc. has received $455,000 to support renters in Tillamook County between now and the end of the year. In addition, on June…
Jerry Spegman announced on June 19 his candidacy for a seat on the Manzanita City Council in this November’s election. Spegman worked 20 years as a public health policy analyst and advocate and retired to Manzanita in 2018.
The Tillamook County Board of Commissioners discussed at a meeting Gov. Kate Brown’s statewide guidance for mask-wearing in public, indoor spaces. The commissioners also continued a local state of emergency in the county to Sept. 4.
Governor Kate Brown’s Healthy Schools Reopening Council convened for its first remote meeting Tuesday, July 7. The council is charged with advising the governor and the Oregon Department of Education as school districts develop their plans for a safe return to school for Oregon’s students un…
Over the Fourth of July weekend, Tillamook County Community Health Centers was informed of two more positive cases of COVID-19 in Tillamook County. The individuals are between the ages of 20-29 and 90-99 respectively and are residents of Tillamook County.
The Rockaway Beach Police Department responded to reports of graffiti on the old growth cedar tree in the Nature Preserve on the south end of Rockaway Beach at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4. The natural layout of the area and design of the paths that take visitors through the preserve and the gen…
Fire season will officially be in effect on all Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) protected lands Monday, July 6. The North Cascade and West Oregon protection districts are the last two to declare fire season. ODF’s Southwest Oregon District was the first to declare fire season May 1.
The Oregon Tree Farm System recently qualified Tillamook based David Wells as a new tree farm inspector. Joining the Tree Farm system as an inspector, Wells makes certification locally available to forest landowners who commit to sustainable management of their forest.
Tillamook County Community Health Centers was informed of two more positive COVID-19 cases in the county Thursday, July 2. The individuals are between the ages of 40-49 and 60-69 respectively and are residents of Tillamook County.
“You are called out to an ATV accident at Sand Lake for a young female who was the un-helmeted rider on an ATV that crashed into another ATV. Patient is complaining of left thigh pain and is a little confused.”
Twenty-seven farmers markets in Oregon, and more on the way, have launched online ordering systems in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Oregon Farmers Markets Association (OFMA), in partnership with the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OC…
Governor Kate Brown launched Thursday, July 2, a statewide public awareness campaign with Portland-based ad agency Wieden+Kennedy to inform Oregonians about the urgent importance of wearing face coverings when out in public. Wieden+Kennedy provided their creative services at no cost to the state.
The Marine Board, marine law enforcement from 18 county sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police and five Oregon U.S. Coast Guard Stations will be participating in Operation Dry Water during the weekend of July 3-5, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents a…
Election materials are now available for City of Manzanita residents interested in running for the offices of mayor or city councilor. The mayor position has a two (2) year term of office beginning Jan. 1, 2021 and ending Dec. 31, 2022.
Tillamook County Public Health announced Tuesday, June 30, that it has been informed of a 10th positive case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the county. The individual is between the ages of 30-39 and is a resident of Tillamook County.
DMV online services will not be available from 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2, through 8 a.m. Monday, July 6, as part of the DMV computer system replacement.
The Tillamook County Public Health Department announced Wednesday, July 1, that it has been informed of the 11th positive case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the county. The individual is between the ages of 40-49 and is a resident of Tillamook County.
The Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that July 15 is the deadline for filing a tax return and paying tax due. Oregon extended the deadline when the IRS extended the deadline to file and pay federal taxes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has received approval by the Food and Nutrition Service to provide an additional $30 million to eligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in July 2020.
LGBTQ2SIA+ students have a right to a safe, supportive and inclusive education free from violence, harassment and discrimination, stated the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) this week.
Vehicle access to Smith Creek Road off Hwy 6 and Barnsdale Road off Miami Foley Road on the Tillamook State Forest will be restricted due to increasing vandalism, illegal dumping and resource damage. Access will be blocked on these dead end roads with gates starting in July.
Randy Kugler announced on June 12 his intent to run for a seat on the Manzanita City Council for this November’s general election. Kugler had been city manager most of his career.
Governor Kate Brown today extended her declaration of a state of emergency regarding COVID-19 for an additional 60 days, until September 4, and issued the following statement:
Celebrating Independence Day may look a little different this year. Although annual festivals and summer activities have been canceled or restricted due to COVID-19, there are still ways to enjoy summertime celebrations while managing your risks and keeping Oregonians safe.
Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday, June 29, that Oregonians statewide will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces, beginning this Wednesday, July 1. The guidance applies to businesses and members of the public visiting indoor public spaces. Face covering requirements are a…
A wave of cold, hard cash is heading to Oregon to protect the public from possible waterborne diseases at Oregon’s beaches.
The City of Manzanita has officially submitted a formal request to the Governor’s office, as of Saturday, June 27, to be added to the list of counties and jurisdictions where people have to wear masks while inside public places.
The Tillamook County Public Health Department announced Sunday, June 28, that it has been informed of the eighth and ninth positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in the county. The individuals are between the ages of 60-69 and 30-39 respectively.
Tillamook County Leadership discussed at their community meeting Friday, June 26, Gov. Kate Brown’s opt-in guidance for wearing face masks, as well as other county updates related to COVID-19.
New modeling of the COVID-19 virus shows that COVID-19 is spreading more rapidly in Oregon, according to the latest model released recently by the Oregon Health Authority and the Institute for Disease Modeling.
The Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship Program, administered through the Oregon Agricultural Education Foundation, is pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year. Thanks to generous program supporters, 17 scholarships were awarded this year for a total…
The Marine Board, marine law enforcement from 18 county sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police, and five Oregon U.S. Coast Guard Stations will be participating in Operation Dry Water during the weekend of July 3-5, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents …
The Classic Ridge Trail Access Campaign has proposed to Manzanita City Council to permit use of a new public walking trail (‘South Cherry Trail’) where existing road right-of-way exists from Cherry Street west to Ocean Road. The volunteers wish to construct this trail for walking purposes on…
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is distributing $55,000,000 in COVID rental relief funds and $15,000,000 in Energy Assistance to local organizations statewide.
In 1999, only 257 K-12 schools nationwide operated on a four-day school week. Twenty years later, that number has swelled to 1,607 schools, but there is no widespread understanding of why or how schools implement a four-day schedule.
The Tillamook Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) unanimously affirms that Black Lives Matter in Tillamook County and pledge to do everything in our power to protect the rights of people of color in our community.
A national program that offers financial incentives so that low-income consumers can purchase more fruits and vegetables has shown great success in Oregon, according to a recent Oregon State University study.
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, on Hwy 101 near Rockaway Beach.
The Tillamook County Board of Commissioners announced the Transient Lodging Tax Tourism-related facilities grants at their meeting Wednesday, June 17.
U.S. 101 is closed in both directions two miles south of Rockaway Beach following a crash that has resulted in major injuries and a fatality. The road will likely be closed for several hours for a law enforcement investigation and reconstruction.
Two additional openings have been added from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to Oregon’s Central Coast Subarea, increasing anglers’ opportunity to harvest the quota for the spring all-depth halibut fishery. July 16-18 and July 30-Aug. 1 were added, making a total of eight openings…
Manzanita Mayor Mike Scott has on Tuesday, June 23, declared a state of emergency for the City of Manzanita as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to public health and safety. The state of emergency declaration provides the city manager with the latitude to take the necessary steps authorized …