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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Thursday, Jan. 2, a policy prioritizing enforcement against certain unauthorized flavored e-cigarette products that are said to appeal to kids, including fruit and mint flavors.

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New digital tools developed by Oregon State University will enable land managers to better adapt to the new reality of large wildfires through analytics that guide planning and suppression across jurisdictional boundaries that fires typically don’t adhere to.

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The Bay City Council held a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 6, for a public hearing to consider Resolution 20-01, a change to budget appropriations and adopting a supplemental budget. The City of Bay City requires “other professional services” to facilitate the transition of creating the off…

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Effective as of Jan. 1, the Waterway Access Permit is required for non-motorized boats 10 feet long and longer and sailboats 10 to 11.9 feet long. This new permit replaces the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Permit. The AIS permit will remain for out-of-state motorized boats and is included i…

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The family of the three who were swept out to sea at Falcon Cove on Saturday, Jan. 11, created a GoFundMe page, requesting support to help the Stiles family with funeral expenses. The page said 47-year-old Jeremy Stiles, 7-year-old Lola Stiles and 4-year-old were walking on a beach trail whe…

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John Philip Stirling, 65, a Canadian citizen, pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday, Jan. 13, to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine under the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act (MDLEA).

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The City of Garibaldi starts 2020 with initiating its new and improved Tourism Commission’s first meeting in February. City Manager Geoff Wullschlager said they will be bringing on another admin position soon.

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The Hoffman Center of the Arts will be hosting a Vigil of Compassion and Mourning at 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the center located at 594 Laneda Ave. The coastal community is invited to gather together and hold space for the family lost to the sea this past weekend in Falcon Cove.

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Emergency services responded to the Falcon Cove area, near the county line of Clatsop County and Tillamook County, at 12:38 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, for three people that had been swept into the ocean.

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143 children in 51 families: that is the success story for the C.H.I.L.D. organization in providing Christmas presents for children in our community. This can only happen when the community, as individuals and businesses, come together to give in this special season.

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New digital tools developed by Oregon State University will enable land managers to better adapt to the new reality of large wildfires through analytics that guide planning and suppression across jurisdictional boundaries that fires typically don’t adhere to.

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The City of Manzanita has three major water-related projects on the table. A memo from the Public Works Department discussed updates on those projects. The memo was written by Public Works Director Dan Weitzel and addressed to City Manager Cynthia Alamillo.

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Wind and rain blew through Tillamook County leading into this past weekend, prompting Tillamook People’s Utility District (TPUD) to call for all hands on deck.

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Sheriff Jim Horton talked about the mental health crisis, and what Tillamook County and the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office are doing to address some of the issues facing our community, in a video posted on social media Dec. 26.

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Fresh Oregon crab is back on the menu soon—the commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open along all of Oregon’s coast on Dec. 31, according to a report from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW).

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A new state law set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2020 will change what cyclists are legally required to do at intersections. Senate Bill 998 states that bicyclists approaching an intersection with a stop sign or flashing red light may proceed through the intersection or make a turn without stop…

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The Oregon Health Authority reports an Oregon child has died after contracting influenza. No other details about the child’s death have been released.

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Oregon Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced key provisions in the 2020 spending bill funding commerce, justice and science, that will help rural communities across Oregon. The bill has passed both houses of Congress and now goes to the president to be signed into law.

Oregon’s Democrat senators issued statements following a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to impeach Republican President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstructing Congress.

The Social Security Office located at 115 W Bond Street, in Astoria will relocate Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, five miles southeast to 1479 SE Discovery Lane, Suite A-130, in Warrenton. The office serves residents of Clatsop and Tillamook Counties in Oregon and Pacific County in Washington.

Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) and Jim Risch, (R-Idaho) have announced that a two-year authorization of the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program is included in the end-of-year funding package that will be considered by Congress this week.

Following a recent die-off of fall Chinook salmon in the Wilson River, excessive pre-spawn mortality of fall Chinook in other nearby rivers has prompted fishery managers to close the entire North Coast to all salmon angling effective Dec. 13-31.

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the entire Oregon coast is closed for commercial and recreational razor clamming due to elevated levels of the marine biotoxin domoic acid.

Oregon’s north coast has some of the most beautiful and iconic rocky ocean shores in North America. Beloved Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park host important habitat for tidepool species such as sea stars and mussels that support complex ocean food webs.

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Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon have announced the Tillamook People’s Utility District (PUD) received a 30-year loan of over $42.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Electric Infrastructure Loan and Loan Guarantee Program for critical line expansion and impro…

Erin Skaar announced Friday, Dec. 13, her bid for position one on the Tillamook County Board of Commissioners. The seat is currently held by Commissioner Bill Baertlein, who is stepping down when his term ends in December 2020.

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The City of Manzanita has three major water-related projects on the table. A memo from the Public Works Department discussed updates on those projects. The memo was written by Public Works Director Dan Weitzel and addressed to City Manager Cynthia Alamillo.

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Numerous fire agencies held a training burn at a house on North Main Avenue in Tillamook at the end of November. Firefighters took turns working the burning home all morning and afternoon, drawing a crowd of bystanders to the scene.

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City officials discussed stepping back from the new city hall project during a special workshop meeting of the Manzanita City Council in early November. The meeting followed the news that the bond measure to fund the $6.5 million project was voted down by the community.