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One thing is for sure. And that is . . . nothing is for sure. We must be prepared for unexpected challenges. With all the natural beauty we are surrounded by, we are also more likely to experience Mother Nature’s fickle (or fiery) side as well. In our region, this could be an earthquake, tsu… Read more

One thing is for sure. And that is . . . nothing is for sure. We must be prepared for unexpected challenges. With all the natural beauty we are surrounded by, we are also more likely to experience Mother Nature’s fickle (or fiery) side as well.  In our region, this could be an earthquake, ts… Read more

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… Read more

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Now that the smoke is clearing from Pike Road Fire, the Oregon Department of Forestry would like to thank the community for their support to the firefighting efforts. The fire began late Monday, September 7th. After the initial attack efforts and knowing there would be an extended attack at … Read more

A nonpartisan, register-to-vote event will take place inside the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12.  Volunteers will be there to assist and answer questions (masks are required in the museum and social distancing will be facilitated). Read more

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Oregon’s coastline is amazingly beautiful. Many of our beaches are home to rocky intertidal habitats. These are rocky areas located at the edge of the ocean between the high and low tides. What makes rocky intertidal areas so interesting to explore are tide pools! A tide pool is a shallow po… Read more

Dear Tillamook, our community is fractured and it’s time we grow together. Cultural clashes, racial tensions, political divides, mask disputes – all have fractured our community and it’s time to be better – time to be humble, learn about others, find a way to extend grace to meet people wher… Read more

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Gardening is a way to take direct control of your access to fresh foods -- you are able to provide for yourself, your family, and your neighbors. And you're also able to make decisions about what it is that you want to eat, and let’s face it, homegrown foods just taste better! My garden has … Read more

Adventist Health Tillamook welcomes Pam Strachan as senior chaplain who will now provide spiritual care for the medical center, medical offices and home care services. Strachan replaces long-time Adventist Health Tillamook chaplain Danny Parada, who took a similar position at Adventist Healt… Read more

Michelle Jenck joins Adventist Health Tillamook as director of community integration. Known locally for her work as the Tillamook County Wellness coordinator, this new role will provide additional support for Jenck as she continues to coordinate with community leaders, groups, and individual… Read more

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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. Read more