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Tillamook County Communications District 911 received a call from a boater in distress in Netarts Bay at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20. The lone occupant, a 72-year-old male from Manzanita, was pulling crab pots while not under power in an 18-foot Alumaweld Stryker in rough waters when he was washe… Read more

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David McCall filed to run for Tillamook County Commissioner Position No. 2 on Friday, Jan. 17. McCall is a Bay City councilor and Tillamook County’s Solid Waste Program manager. He will focus on important local issues such as: housing, quality services, recycling and sustainability, infrastr… Read more

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the opening of the north coast beaches for recreational razor clamming. Recreational razor clamming is now open from the Columbia River to Tillamook Head (south of Seaside). Recent razor… Read more

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The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will be hosting a Beached Bird Training Session from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Netarts Community Club. This training is for perspective volunteers in the long running beached bird survey COASST conducts in all the west coas… Read more

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The City of Garibaldi starts 2020 with initiating its new and improved Tourism Commission’s first meeting in February. City Manager Geoff Wullschlager said they will be bringing on another admin position soon. Read more

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Effective as of Jan. 1, the Waterway Access Permit is required for non-motorized boats 10 feet long and longer and sailboats 10 to 11.9 feet long. This new permit replaces the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Permit. The AIS permit will remain for out-of-state motorized boats and is included i… Read more

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It was a night for recognition and a bit of fun when the Tillamook County Composite Squadron/Flight 114 landed at Kitty’s Food & Spirits this past month. The unit held its inaugural Holiday Dining Out with a promotion ceremony on Dec. 12, 2019. Read more

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The Hoffman Center of the Arts will be hosting a Vigil of Compassion and Mourning at 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the center located at 594 Laneda Ave. The coastal community is invited to gather together and hold space for the family lost to the sea this past weekend in Falcon Cove. Read more

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Emergency services responded to the Falcon Cove area, near the county line of Clatsop County and Tillamook County, at 12:38 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, for three people that had been swept into the ocean. Read more

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The Schooner Restaurant & Lounge delivered a check to The Oregon Food Bank – Tillamook County Services on Monday, Jan. 6, from the funds raised from the restaurant’s Thanksgiving fundraiser dinner. The Schooner raised over $25,000. Read more

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The Bay City Council held a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 6, for a public hearing to consider Resolution 20-01, a change to budget appropriations and adopting a supplemental budget. The City of Bay City requires “other professional services” to facilitate the transition of creating the off… Read more

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The Tillamook County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday, Jan. 9, 2-1 to uphold the Tillamook County Planning Commission’s similar use determination and decision to approve the installation of the Jupiter Cable System. This was the second hearing the board held to discuss an appeal request… Read more

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A Tillamook woman died after crashing into what authorities described as a feed trailer. The crash occurred at around 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 on McCormick Loop Road in the Tillamook area. Read more

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Jason Coleman, 37, of Idaville, Oregon, was spotted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, on East Beaver Creek Rd where he had been hiding in the wet / windy weather for over 24 hours. He was contacted by deputies and surrendered to them without incident. He was lodged at the Tillamook County Jail on… Read more

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Tillamook boys and girls basketball teams hooped their ways to victory in the first Roby’s Furniture & Appliance Invitational on Jan. 3-4. Tillamook’s junior varsity boys also won the JV bracket. The event was sponsored by Pacific Seafood and held at Tillamook High School. Read more

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The Port of Tillamook Bay (POTB) board of commissioners has appointed Sierra Lauder to fill vacant Position No. 5 on the board. Three applications were submitted, and the POTB board unanimously appointed Lauder at their Dec.19, 2019 meeting. The other two applicants were Chris Sween and Dan … Read more

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Tillamook County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked along US 101 in Beaver at mile post 82 at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5. Upon arrival, a deputy located a blue 1999 Subaru Legacy station wagon pulled over to the southbound shoulder of US 101. Read more

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The Tillamook Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 78th Annual Chamber Banquet from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. The theme is “A Night in the Swiss Alps.” Read more