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The Tillamook County Board of Commissioners discussed at their board meeting on May 20 directing non-essential county employees to return to work. The courthouse will be reopening on Tuesday, May 26, to employees only and be closed to the public until June 8. Read more

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Tillamook City Council discussed at their May 18 meeting reopening city hall offices. There has been discussion within city hall on how to approach reopening the facility. Read more

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Owners of Anchorage Motel and Pacific City Inn have filed a lawsuit against Tillamook County based on what they claim in the suit is a violation of civil rights due to being shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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In Tillamook County Leadership Team Teleconferences held Friday, May 15, and Monday, May 18, the county discussed reopening in the county and updates. Tillamook County was approved to enter Phase I of reopening on May 15. Read more

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Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash at 2:09 p.m. Sunday, May 17, on Hwy 101 milepost 63, just north of the Tillamook Cheese Factory. Preliminary investigation revealed that a BMW Z3, operated by Samuel Hacker of Scappoose, was traveling north… Read more

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Gov. Kate Brown announced Thursday, May 14, the counties that can begin entering Phase I of reopening on Friday, May 15, under her framework for building a safe and strong Oregon. Qualifying counties demonstrated that they met all of Oregon’s safety and preparedness prerequisites for reopeni… Read more

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The Tillamook City Council held a teleconference meeting Monday, May 4, to discuss a request from the Tillamook Chamber of Commerce to amend the City of Tillamook Emergency Declaration, dated April 6, to lift or modify restrictions on local businesses and public spaces not identified by an e… Read more

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Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that over $9 million in federal funding is being made available to 30 hospitals, health facilities and county governments throughout Oregon to expand coronavirus testing capacity. Read more

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In Tillamook County Leadership Teleconferences held Friday, May 8, and Monday, May 11, the team discussed Gov. Kate Brown’s new guidance for counties and businesses on the phased reopening process and the county’s recently submitted application to the Governor’s office for reopening. Read more

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Jails across Oregon have drastically reduced their populations, according to a survey conducted by Disability Rights Oregon. On average, jails have nearly 50 percent fewer people in custody as compared to their pre-pandemic population. Read more

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Governor Kate Brown announced the limited opening of some state parks, outdoor recreation facilities and areas across Oregon for day use effective today, May 5, with camping opportunities becoming available as federal, state, local and private providers are able to prepare their facilities f… Read more