For the 19th year, the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling dedicates March to help increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services. This coincides with the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month whose campaign theme is “Awa… Read more

Gov. Kate Brown extended Thursday, Feb. 25, her declaration of a state of emergency for COVID-19 for 60 days, until May 2. The declaration is the legal underpinning for the governor’s COVID-19 executive orders and the Oregon Health Authority’s health and safety guidance. Extending the state … Read more

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The cold front has pushed southeastward thru the area so now we will see some scattered showers with winds becoming westerly 15-20 gusting to 25-30, highs near 48, lows near 41, the snow level around 2500’. Read more

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley recently announced that he will serve as the chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the U.S. Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Forest Service. Read more

On March 1, Community Action Resource Enterprises (CARE), Inc. returns to their regular offices located at 2310 1st Street in downtown Tillamook. CARE had temporarily relocated to 904 Main Avenue while conducting renovations to its permanent home. Read more

Community members are being asked to shape the strategic direction of Tillamook County. The Tillamook County Futures Council, in partnership with Oregon State University (OSU), has launched a community survey to collect opinions from across the county to better understand what community memb… Read more

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Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday, Feb. 23, that 16 counties improved in risk level, with 10 of those improving from Extreme Risk. County risk levels under the state's public health framework aim to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different r… Read more

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After bringing joy to families’ homes over the holiday season, some 200 Christmas trees now ideally will be bringing protection to juvenile fish in a tributary to the Umpqua River east of Reedsport. Read more

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The Nestucca Valley School District Board of Directors approved hybrid learning to begin in schools beginning Tuesday, March 30. This is a result of achieving both variables the board of directors established to transition to the hybrid model: the county’s risk level has lowered from Extreme… Read more

What if you could get a notice of earthquake shaking before it’s felt at your location? The technology exists, is already in place along most of the West Coast and operational for key infrastructure systems such as automatic water valve shutoffs and starting back-up generators. Read more

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If your home or car was damaged from the ice and snow storm, the Oregon Division of Financial Regulation recommends calling your insurance company or agent to ask about your policy coverage, exclusions, and deductibles before filing a claim. Read more