To all the citizens of Tillamook, using the Williams Ave., detour around Evergreen: Please slow down we are really only a two-block street. You have already run over one of the neighborhood bunnies, and we have lots of children and loved pets. Please don’t kill one of them. Thank you a Will… Read more

NEWS FLASH! The Tillamook County Libraries have opened their book drops again! Up until this week, patrons needed to return their library items only during the noon to 5:00 pm curbside pickup hours. But now you can return items 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Just remember that once you dro… Read more

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Greenhouses. I think there must be a shape and size for every gardener and every garden. As I page through my latest English Garden magazine, I can only long for one of the lovely English-type conservatories so often seen in British gardens. Ah, but those are more for looks that for working. Read more

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We are witnessing how a pandemic can play havoc with the economy and with our lives. We have seen the horrific cost of incompetent leadership. But even as we live through this crisis, an even more devastating one is slowly creeping up on us. We must not make the same mistake twice. Read more

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Greetings Bay City!  I have discovered that all my wedding gifts are antiques.  I wonder if that means they are valuable.  But truly, it doesn’t matter.  I wouldn’t sell them if they were.  I consider them treasures, with history.  They are gifts from my wedding and bridal showers that the c… Read more

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Jenny and Tomé Francis recently enjoyed a visit from her brother, Peter Watts, and his wife, Jillian. The recently retired couple and their labradoodle, Benson, and cat, Mika, set out from their home in California to break in a new trailer. Cape Meares was one of their first stops on a tour … Read more

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Before I begin writing my column, I would like to wish a wonderful birthday greeting to a very special friend. Happy birthday to Sue Wilson. Enjoy your day with your loved ones and know you are in my thoughts. You are a truly awesome lady and friend. Read more

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I traveled southeast for a warm weekend in Eugene recently. Maggie (my chihuahua) called shotgun, so baggage rode in the back seat. Among the inclusions was Cathy Griffin’s home-baked sweet potato pie. It made a fine gift to share with my older son, who hosted. We enjoyed a piece after dinne… Read more

Welcome to the back-to-school issue of the “Tales from the Library” column! We know there are a lot of uncertainties out there about how or where or when school will be held. We just want to remind you that no matter what happens, the library can fit into your plans. Read more

In the City of Garibaldi there have been ongoing issues with city corruption, misuse of funds, illegal financing of System Development Charges (SDC’s) as outlined in an article by Council member Tim Hall, in the Headlight Herald “Letters to the Editor” section on July 1, 2020. The fee struct… Read more