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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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Each year, the Tillamook Coast Visitors Association (Visit Tillamook Coast) provides $100,000 in grant funding for tourism-related projects. This year, the organization received 23 applications totaling nearly $180,000. The applications were carefully reviewed, scored and ranked by the board… Read more

Grant makers offering more than $5 million in funding for fiscal year 2021 will participate in the Cultural Trust’s 2020 “Conversations with Funders and Partners” from Feb. 19 through March 12. The eight-stop series of informal information sessions will enable grant seekers to learn about fu… Read more

The Tillamook County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for two vacancies on the County Road Advisory Committee. The Road Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners regarding road policies in the various areas of the county. These policies include bu… Read more

The Neah-Kah-Nie District #56 Graduate Scholarships Inc. Committee announces that applications are now available for this year’s scholarship awards. The scholarship awards will be available to anyone who graduated from Neah-Kah-Nie High School from 1954 to date who are pursuing academic, voc… Read more

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The Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT) will host a free pruning workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Community Garden at Alder Creek Farm, led by professional arborist David Sipp of Ecologic Trees. Sipp brings a wealth of knowledge on the best way to prune young, matur… Read more

The Tillamook County Fair Board is seeking dedicated members to join them in the planning and management of the Fair and Fairgrounds. They are seeking individuals with various skill sets, including, but not limited to: effective communications, team-based philosophy, mid to heavy equipment o… 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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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

The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after the holiday weeks. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of type O… Read more

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Tests conducted by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) veterinarians confirmed that Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is responsible for the die-off of an estimated 2,000 white-tailed deer in eastern Oregon. The EHD outbreak impacted white-tailed deer on the western face of the B… Read more

Oregon State University researchers have led the development of a new model for studying vitamin D’s role in infection prevention, and tests using the model suggest that vitamin D treatment can dramatically reduce the number of disease-causing bacteria in skin wounds. Read more

CARE shared via social media at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, that the Tillamook Warming Center will be open Monday, Jan. 13, through Wednesday, Jan. 15, due to the expected cold temperatures. The center is located at the First Christian Church at 2203 4th Street in Tillamook. Read more