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We finally had some real measurable rain yesterday with areas seeing anywhere from under ¼” to almost ¾”.  The front continues to move east through Idaho and now there is another system racing eastward towards British Columbia.  The tail end of this could bring in some light rain as far sout… Read more

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Netarts Oceanside Rural Fire Protection District responded to a notification on Tuesday, Aug. 13 that a man was pulled out into a current at Cape Lookout Beach & State Park. Read more

Coastal ecologist Stewart Schultz will speak on “The Natural History of Northwest Beaches” at Fort George Brewery and Public House in Astoria on Thursday, Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. and the North County Recreation District in Nehalem on Saturday, Aug. 31 from 5-6:30 p.m. The events, sponsored by … Read more

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The volunteer fire chief job in Bay City has become part-time paid position. A discussion about the volunteer fire chief position had been ongoing for some time, leading to some heated verbal skirmishes among public officials. Read more

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With peak wildfire activity predicted in the coming months, the Department of the Interior (DOI) has been working tirelessly to implement preventative measures to limit the size and scope of wildfires, treat current wildfires already underway, and protect wildfire-prone areas to best safegua… Read more

The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $325,626 to 65 organizations on August 2 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit groups. The Siletz Tribe has made contributions through employment, monetary donations, cooperative measures to the Siletz community, Linco… Read more

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Police said a woman was driving impaired when she rolled her car near milepost 6 of Highway 131. It was alleged that drugs and alcohol were factors in the crash that occurred around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at a tight curve in the road between Tillamook and Netarts. Read more

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Residents and visitors in Tillamook County took to social media on Monday with questions about a boom that shook homes along the coast from the areas of Netarts to Sandlake. Read more

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On July 31, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Tillamook Narcotics Team detectives, along with Tillamook County Sheriff Patrol Deputies and Tillamook City Police Officers served a drug related search warrant at 813 4th Street in Tillamook. Detectives contacted four adults: Jason Huddleston, age 44;… Read more

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Multiple signs posted along Sand Lake road in Tierra Del Mar were stolen. The theft occurred on Sunday, July 21 between 8-11 a.m. The response by community members has been swift. A sturdy replacement sign was soon reposted at the corner of Devaney and Sand Lake Road before the end of the day. Read more