Tillamook County started a burn ban for debris piles and barrels July 15. To assist citizens with disposal of yard debris during this ban, Oregon Department of Forestry is continuing the yard debris voucher program funded by a Title III grant and awarded through Tillamook County. Read more

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The short version, more of the same, high pressure remains off to the east while a trough of low pressure hangs off to the west. We started off the morning with some patchy fog in a couple of areas, otherwise, sunny skies already. We will again see the breezy afternoon westerly winds kicking… Read more

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Temperatures have moderated in many areas of the state. However, drought and low water levels persist and we can expect water temperatures to spike again later in the summer. Here’s what you should know about fishing in these conditions. Read more

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Nearly 450,000 acres of land have already burned across the state during this year’s wildfire season, Gov. Kate Brown announced during a wildfire briefing Tuesday, July 20. Nine large fires are currently burning. Read more

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Oregonians will soon have a choice about how they display their support for salmon habitat. A new salmon license plate design will be available Sept. 1, or Oregonians can opt for the classic salmon license plate until August. Lowest-numbered new plates will be available through a special auc… Read more

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The Medication Education & Disposal Project announced Thursday a free, statewide program and public education campaign to help Oregon residents dispose of medicine safely and conveniently. The organization operates over 200 locations across Oregon where residents can drop off expired or … Read more

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Steep terrain where the Game Hog Creek Fire is burning in the Tillamook State Forest has made it difficult for firefighters to deepen their control lines encircling the fire. Thursday, July 15, the fire pushed through those lines to burn three more acres. Read more

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Tillamook County Health Department reported during a Tillamook County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, July 14, 11 COVID-19 cases from July 9 through July 11 and 22 cases from July 6 through July 12. Read more