CHILD (Christ’s Hands In Loving Devotion) is gearing up for back-to-school. Thanks to the generous support of individuals and organizations, CHILD is able to fund most of its back-to-school campaign in Tillamook County. They said this is a wonderful position to be in. Read more

Ginger Sanders of Bend captured this shot of Boiler Bay during extreme low tide on Aug. 1. She said she came from Bend for the shot. Do you have a camera and an eye for beauty? Send us your pictures to, please and thank you. Read more

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Jose Elias Rodriguez, a jockey who was injured in the seventh horse races for the Tillamook County Fair on Thursday, Aug. 8 has made a miraculous recovery after colliding with another horse and falling off. Witnesses say that he was trampled by another horse. Rodriquez was on the number 5 horse. Read more

Last week I received an email from Evelynn Von Feldt, one of the long-time Master Gardeners, and she thought I should do a column on a problem the Tillamook County Master Gardeners have been working on for the last few months. Upon reading the email, I realized this is something I should wri… Read more

On the surface, Hoquorton Park in downtown Tillamook appears to be a well-maintained, mild walking trail that winds along the slough through grass pastures and native plants with several viewing platforms allowing patrons to enjoy the water. However, not that long ago the Hoquorton Slough fr… Read more

It’s free to fish, crab, or clam in Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18. During those two days, no fishing licenses or tags are required to fish, crab, or clam anywhere in Oregon for both residents and non-residents. Read more

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The Garibaldi Maritime Museum will be hosting their first Pirate Festival on August 17-18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a family event that the museum collaborated on with Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. The museum will have treasure maps for every child with four obstacles to complete. Every… Read more

Registration for returning students to NVES (grades K-6) will be by mail again this year. Packets will be mailed the week of August 26. Please complete the forms and sent the papers with your child on the first day of school (September 3,  for Grades 1-6). Kindergarten students will start Tu… Read more

Prescription sunglasses found in road near Tillamook County Courthouse two weeks ago. The lenses grow darker in sunlight and lighter inside. If these are yours, contact Jerry at 503-842-6058. Read more

An evening of music, fundraising, laughter with art and light refreshments is slated for the Garibaldi Boathouse, a fundraising celebration of heritage and culture with some fantastic local musicians. The event is scheduled for Saturday Aug. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Read more

August 12th – 14th: The BCAC will host our Theatre 1 & 2 Camps for ages 5 – 14 years. There is still room available. Check out our website for more details! If you are interested in participating please contact Leeauna at (503) 842-2701. Pre-registration is required! Read more