Last week, Captain Pete wrote a paragraph for this column describing his 30th annual Hogs ’r’ Runnin’ salmon derby and its official results. But I have sources beyond him. This week, you’ll hear the rest of the story… Read more

The buzz of a chain saw can be heard most mornings on Parkway Drive in Cloverdale. My neighbor, Jacob Trent, (Nestucca class of 2003 who attended school with my own kids) is creating lifelike wood sculptures in the carport next door even as I write. Jacob tells me that he learned the craft f… Read more

Who remembers their first trips to a library? I have such fond memories of going to the library as a kid and I am certain it shaped my career choices as an adult. I thought it would be interesting if I asked the Tillamook County Library staff to share some of their early memories so I can hi… Read more

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Federal Aid for Small Businesses is still available, and it is being overlooked by many small businesses. We get it — there has been so many programs to help small businesses that it’s hard to keep them straight. But there are thousands of dollars still out up for grabs through the COVID-19 … Read more

My concern today is the issue of the lack of "informed consent" at the multiple sites and locations that are open to obtain the virus vaccinations. Informed consent is a ethical and lawful requirement from your Doctor to you regarding the risks as well of the benefit of any medical treatment… Read more

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Wednesday is “Healthcare Workers Care About D.V.” day. Those in the profession are asked to wear purple and to post a photo to social media tagged “tidesofchangenw” (Tides of Change Northwest). Purple Thursday is planned for October 14. All of us… Read more