Wildfires, floods, volcanoes and earthquakes: Oregon has its share of natural hazards. Each of these hazards presents unique challenges, but one of the biggest challenges for earthquake preparedness is unpredictability. Earthquakes strike without warning, causing widespread damage in a matte… Read more

At Rinehart Clinic in Wheeler, Oregon, we have learned that helping our patients take a broad and interactive approach to wellness makes a big difference. Combining a supportive environment with tools for health, such as fresh food (and free classes), leads to group and individual successes.… Read more

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Tillamook FFA is excited to host a Pass the Goat Event in honor of National FFA Week. Tillamook FFA Members will be bringing a baby goat around the Tillamook community between 9 a.m. 1 p.m. Feb. 26. Donate $20 or more, and they will pass the goat to another business of your choice. Read more

If you have had power outages due to the recent ice storms, it is a good time to think about food safety. Oregon Emergency Management reminds residents that when your food has not been stored at the proper temperature, it can make you sick. Here are a few tips to help you know how to protect… Read more

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For those of you avoiding the frill and fancy of Valentine’s Day, here are some practical and indulgent recommendations this year from your friendly neighborhood therapist during this romance saturated holiday. Read more

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Tillamook County, on Jan. 29, moved from Extreme Risk category to Lower Risk on the state’s Sector Risk Level Guidance chart, which means businesses that were shut down due to the county’s COVID-19 levels, were able to open up again. And it could not have come at a better time for most. Read more

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What does pleasant hunger feel like to you? This can be a hard question to answer! Pleasure and hunger don’t always seem to belong in the same sentence. Unpleasant hunger makes more sense. “Hanger” and the negative emotions associated with a feeling of “starvation” come to mind right away. L… Read more

Safer Internet Day, a global event every Feb. 9, serves as a good reminder that, when it comes to using the Internet, it’s on all of us to practice good “cyber-hygiene”—because doing so can help protect against online fraud that targets our money, identities, and other valuable sensitive inf… Read more

“Dating violence is preventable, especially if education about healthy relationships starts early,” said Valerie Bundy, executive director of Tides of Change. “This month and beyond, we want educators, youth, and community leaders to join along with middle, high school and college students, … Read more

For the first time ever, consumers who do not know a Girl Scout can now purchase Girl Scout Cookies online from a local troop for direct shipment to their door. Online ordering through the Girl Scout Cookie Finder officially opened Feb. 1, offering a contact-free method that supports local g… Read more

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The Neah-Kah-Nie District #56 Graduate Scholarships Inc. Committee announces that we are now accepting applications for this year’s scholarship awards. The scholarship awards will be available to anyone who graduated from Neah-Kah-Nie High School from 1954 to date who are pursuing academic, … Read more