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The Classic Ridge Trail Access Campaign (TAC) proposed and presented to the Manzanita City Council in May 2020 to permit use of a new public walking trail, the South Cherry Trail, where existing right-of-way exists from Cherry Street west to Ocean Road. The trail would be for walking and wou… Read more

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Tillamook School District began in-person learning Sept. 7, while Neah-Kah-Nie School District and Nestucca Valley School District began with distance learning. Now, Neah-Kah-Nie School District is making plans to possibly begin a transition to in-person learning. Nestucca Valley School Dist… Read more

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Tillamook County Health Department reported during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Sept. 15, 51 COVID-19 cases for the weekend case count between Sept. 10 and Sept. 12. For the 7-day case count, from Sept. 5 through Sept. 11, there were 150 cases. For the 14-day … Read more

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In order to facilitate the continuing surge of COVID-19 patients, Adventist Health Tillamook has requested six National Guard service members to support patient screening at the Medical Office – Plaza and Medical Center entry, as well as supporting the ED. Starting this week, these personnel… Read more

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OSPIRG released a report Thursday, Sept. 9, detailing medical debt in Oregon and how it can lead Oregonians to bankruptcy. The report, “Unhealthy Debt: Medical costs and bankruptcies in Oregon,” states at least 60 percent of Oregon’s consumer bankruptcies included medical debt in 2019. Read more

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Manzanita City Council proclaimed during a meeting Wednesday, Sept. 8, the month of September as Emergency Preparedness Month. According to the proclamation, Emergency Preparedness Month provides an opportunity for residents of Manzanita to be prepared for any kind of emergency. Read more

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Tillamook County Health Department relayed during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Sept. 8, 52 positive COVID-19 cases for the weekend case count from Sept. 3-5. During the seven-day case count, there were 154 cases from Aug. 29 through Sept. 4. Over the two-week … Read more

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Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Tillamook County, as well as increased COVID-19 related deaths, two school districts have planned to delay the start of the school year. Neah-Kah-Nie School District and Nestucca Valley School District plan to begin a comprehensive distance learning m… Read more

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Tillamook Police Department responded at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, to the area of Hwy 101 in front of Fred Meyers to a report of a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle that had fled the scene. Upon arrival at 11 p.m., police found a 75-year-old man dead in the roadway. Read more

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You may have seen Tillamook County in the news this past week for the sad fact that we had to order a refrigerated morgue truck to accommodate the recent increase in COVID deaths. The COVID surge continues in Tillamook County and around the state. Here is an update: Read more

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WHAT: Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is inviting all community members age 18 years and older to a free drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinic. The single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be administered, and no sign-up or appointment is required. (If you have a health in… Read more

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Manzanita City Council voted to deny a permit for this year’s Muttzanita Festival in light of rising COVID-19 cases and deaths. The annual event, cancelled last year as well, raises money for local animal rescues that rely solely on donations, such as Animal Haven by the Sea.The festival had… Read more

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Tillamook County Health Department reported during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Aug. 25, 361 positive COVID-19 cases in a two-week period, and a record high for Tillamook County. The previous record high was 103 cases in a two-week period in late December thro… Read more