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Tillamook County has a total of 372 confirmed positive and presumptive cases of COVID-19, as of Thursday, Jan. 21. Oregon Health Authority reports 327 confirmed positive cases as of Jan. 21. Read more

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New city officials were sworn in during a virtual Garibaldi City Council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20. Those officials include Mayor-elect Tim Hall, Councilor-elect Judy Riggs, and Councilor-elect Katie Findling. Read more

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Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) “Warning Week” data shows 53 new COVID-19 cases for Tillamook County over the past two weeks from Jan. 3-16. Tillamook County Community Health Centers Administrator Marlene Putman said during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioner meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20,… Read more

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Joe Rogers, owner of Aangels Traffic Control in Tillamook, said his favorite thing to do is help save lives. Preventing accidents is just one way he accomplishes this. If you’ve ever traveled the busy highways, state roads or even local streets in Tillamook County, you have probably seen his… Read more

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Nestucca Valley School District Board of Directors decided during a board meeting Monday, Jan. 11, to wait to begin the in-person instructional model for schools until staff can be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the county moves out of Extreme Risk. The school district will continue with compre… Read more

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A Neah-Kah-Nie (NKN) High School art teacher, Steve Albrechtsen, recently made original mugs with an NKN pirate theme for each school board members as part of the NKN School District’s initiative to recognize the school district board members. The school district joins the other 196 school d… Read more

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Tillamook County Health Department provided a COVID-19 and vaccine update during a Tillamook County Leadership meeting Friday, Jan. 15. The health department reports 362 total confirmed and presumptive cases. Read more

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Ed Colson, representative of the Tillamook County Health Department, provided a COVID-19 vaccine update during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Jan. 13. According to the health department, 536 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered in the county, as o… Read more

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The North Tillamook Public Health Information Group presented “COVID-19 Strategies for Tillamook County: Fighting a Pandemic from Behind” during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, Jan. 6. The group is composed of medical professionals who have interpreted local COVI… Read more

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Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday, Jan. 12, updates to county risk levels under the state's new public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different risk levels for counties based on COVID-19 spread—Extreme Risk, High Risk, Mo… Read more

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Tillamook County Leadership discussed hospital capacity, hospitalizations and vaccines during a community update meeting Friday, Jan. 8. Tillamook County currently stands at 337 positive and presumptive COVID-19 cases, according to the Tillamook County Health Department. Oregon Health Author… Read more

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Adventist Health Tillamook healthcare associates on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have received a historic shot of protection against the novel coronavirus after aquiring the first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Read more

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This winter’s final series of “king tides” is coming up Jan. 11-13, which means that this will be the final round for the 2020-21 edition of the Oregon King Tides Project. Every winter for the past decade, a growing army of volunteer photographers has documented the highest point reached by … Read more

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Sheriff-elect Josh Brown joined other winning candidates of Tillamook County’s May 2020 primary and November 2020 general elections in being sworn-in to their respective positions Monday, Jan. 4, by Circuit Court Judge, Mari Trevino. Trevino won her own reelection bid to the bench in the May… Read more

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State Representative-elect Suzanne Weber resigned from her position as mayor of Tillamook during a city council meeting Dec. 21. Weber was elected as State Representative District 32 in the general election Nov. 3. Weber selected Council President Aaron Burris to complete her term, which exp… Read more

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Jessica Garcia’s life changed forever six years ago when she was violently sexually assaulted in her own home. After surviving the attack, she quickly realized the worst of it wasn’t over when she tried to go to the hospital. Read more

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The Tillamook Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously December 16, 2020 to pass a resolution in support of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI). DOGAMI is slated to be eliminated in Governor Brown’s proposed 2021-2023 budget. Read more

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Tillamook County Board of Commissioners voted during a board meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16, to keep county offices open by appointment only. The commissioners also held an emergency meeting Thursday, Dec. 17, with county leadership to see how departments could be more responsive to the Extreme … Read more