Congratulations, Dairy Parade Association!  The Dairy Parade Association deserves a hip-hip-hooray for the exciting and uplifting Dairy Parade celebration.  It was everything a parade should be; music dancing, big trucks, princesses, floats, and more.  The Shriners from Portland were heartwa…

Would you open the door for someone with a broken leg and crutches? Would you help a student struggling with anxiety get the help and support to keep pursuing their education? Are physical disabilities more important and worthy of assistance than mental obstacles? At Wilson River School, stu…

Oregon Elks lodges ranked fifth in the nation for charitable giving last year according to reports compiled by the Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Despite facing unprecedented challenges during the last year from the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic to the devasta…

Well Mr. Sandvig, why don't you come out and admit to your Trump Idealology! There are many Independents that don't feel your party is telling the truth. Don't take me down your rabbit hole. I know you feel that in Trump's 4 years he did no wrong, WRONG!

Well Mr. Sandvig, why don't you come out and admit to your Trump Idealology! There are many Independents that don't feel your party is telling the truth. Don't take me down your rabbit hole. I know you feel that in Trump's 4 years he did no wrong, WRONG!

I did my own Research and found: IN RESPONSE to June 8, 2021 letter to the Editor from Robin Kostrikin, Pacific City providing supposed credentialed sources specifically: Stanford University Epidemiologist=Dr. Ioannidis Worldwide Infection Fatality Rate 0.15% 1.5-2 billion infections by Feb.…

Dear Editor: It really is fun to shop locally. Our washing machine went out of order. What are we to do? The key is to shop locally and we found a great buy at Roby's discount store. Affordable, great customer service from the young man that had a parrot on his shoulder as he answered our qu…

I just have to respond to a recent letter entitled "Do Your Own Research" by Robin Kostrikin urging people not to get vaccinated. After trying to get the information on several of the links that were provided, which often were dead ends, I realized that doing my own research (as Robin sugges…

There was an item in the news this morning (June 9th) about a person calling themself a doctor who testified before the Ohio legislature that people who are vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus become magnetized so that their car keys, for example, stick to their foreheads. Also that the va…

In 1987 Congress established a life-saving pathway to donor matching for blood cancer patients through the creation of the Nation’s Registry, now operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be the Match. Since that time, Be The Match has facilitated over 105K transplants including a…

It is being reported that after having invested the cost of infrastructure to maintain the parking lot at Cape Kiwanda as a fee area, Tillamook County is not enforcing the fee in any way. Apparently the County’s “plan” was to have a County deputy on duty for fee enforcement, but Commissioner…

Thank you, Joe Warren, for supporting free speech by allowing me to present information in my guest column of March 2nd that is censored in the media and letting people do their own fact-checking. The information I provided came from “credentialed” sources in various fields. I have medical d…

John Sullivan has been identified as the BLM activist who bragged about instigating Trump supporters to violence at the Jan.6 Capital rally. For his efforts, Sullivan, who brought a megaphone to the rally, was paid $35,000 each by CNN and NBC, though his overall take will be well over $100,0…

I just read the craziest letter in your paper. It says, TCL declared a Fines Free policy! I say Hallelujah to that. The crazy part is we are being task with finding a racist in their midst. Also, we are told, because there are less than 1% black TC library patrons, Fines Free is not needed. …

In reply to Robert Deen’s letter: As a member of the Tillamook County Library Foundation Board I had no say in the decision to make the county library system fine- free. The Library Foundation does not run the libraries in any way; we simply support them by providing funds for such projects …

Serving as an educational assistant in our Special Education department at Tillamook High School gives me the opportunity to work with many amazing students. I see firsthand the importance that programs such as Special Education have in the lives of students who need them.

Recently, New York major league baseball teams, the Yankees and Mets, have opened their stadiums to an increasing number of fans but have decided to create two-tier spectators by dividing the vaccinated from the unvaccinated, so one group doesn't infect the other. I agree. Having learned now…

Last night’s Oscar for best documentary went to Netflix’s trailblazing documentary My Octopus Teacher. The documentary chronicles a complex relationship between a man and the world’s most bizarre animal – an octopus. It further testifies to our highly conflicted relationship with non-human a…

There have been a lot of opinions expressed about why not to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. Here’s a reason for everyone to get vaccinated. Every time a virus replicates there is a certain probability for a mutation to take place. Suppose the odds of that are one in ten billion p…