I went to my first training as a tour guide through the museum. I will have the pleasure of telling hometown folks and/or tourist about the Hangar in person, once a month for 3 hours. Of course, the museum is awesome. If you have not been in the Hangar or seen the museum for a long time, you… Read more

The sun is finally shining outside my office, the temperature is rising, and I can see the flowers starting to bloom. Spring appears to have finally arrived at the Tillamook Coast. The warm weather combined with the release of the COVID-19 vaccines might make it seem like things are getting … Read more

If you've ever taken a deck of playing cards and thrown them high in the air, then quickly picked them up so you can put them all back in order, you have a little idea of what it is like to be the library courier driver. That deck of cards analogy repeats itself over and over throughout the … Read more

As we all are aware, the tourism and hospitality industry took the brunt of the COVID-19 economic impact. All around the nation and state, not just in Tillamook County, the industry suffered massive layoffs and furloughs starting in early 2020. Across Oregon, the hospitality industry lost ne… Read more

Do you like chocolate chip cookies? Well, I am finding out my husband loves them. He has a sweet tooth. He buys the largest Skittles and Candy Corn packages he can possibly find. The candy corn is usually on sale after Halloween, and he buys enough to last all year. I am not kidding. He love… Read more

May launches "Care-a-thon," a nearly month-long fundraiser for Community Action Resource Enterprise (CARE). It's similar to their annual Bowl-a-thon of years gone by in that teams work together and gather sponsors. But this year, instead of a one-day event, a walk-a-thon is planned from now … Read more

Three cheers for our own Ciel Downing, who recently had a short story accepted to the prestigious Timberline Review magazine. Ciel has been focusing on her writing in retirement and penned a piece about how she came by her Blackfoot Native American name. She has also been nominated for the K… Read more