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Fifty years have passed since the afternoon of May 11, 1970, when - supported by regular officers - 20 members of the Tactical Operations Platoon of the Portland Police Bureau, applied 42-inch…

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In these unprecedented times, I found myself reflecting more and more on the importance of tradition. Our great nation is rooted in many wonderful traditions. They bind us together, they stren…

We write regarding the notices to appeal the Cannon Beach City Council’s decision to disallow dune grading for views by both the Breaker’s Point and the Chapman Point HOAs.

Let’s be clear: the Breakers Point and Chapman Point HOAs are appealing the City of Cannon Beach’s foredune management plan so they can bulldoze our state-owned dunes in order to improve their…

With coronavirus pillaging the land, politicians shut the gates on such social and cultural barns as public libraries.

Timber Unity has a mission statement to the effect that it will work to protect Oregon communities and jobs. It is a thoroughly worthy objective. I have no doubt that its members are sincere i…

Coronavirus concerns are on everyone’s mind. One of the most important questions that looms large is how we can help each other. How can we each make a difference?

Cap and trade—or alternatively cap and invest—is intended to address human causes of global warming by a progressive capping of greenhouse gas emissions and imposing a cost on resulting pollut…

Before reminding readers of upcoming events and activities at the Cannon Beach Library, let’s tease Daniel Okrent’s new book on pseudoscientific efforts to limit, if not end, immigration durin…

I started out picking strawberries for our neighbors at 6 years old, and graduated to picking black caps at 10. From then, I moved to hauling hay and working on a dairy.

As daylight shrank and winter weather became the reality last November, the Northwest Authors Committee invited residents and visitors to the north coast to submit poems, stories and essays re…

Michael Henderson, the managing broker of Duane Johnson Real Estate in Cannon Beach, says real estate trends have shifted due to the pandemic - but his office has seen a high volume of interes…

A Cannon Beach Rural Fire Protection District levy increase of 35 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value passed with 60% voter approval, according to district officials.

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The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three adults and four children from the cliffs south of Yaquina Head near Agate Beach along the Oregon Coast.

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the opening of the south-central coast beaches for recreational razor clamming. Recent…

Gov. Kate Brown announced Sunday, May 31, that she asked for and has received the resignation of Oregon Employment Department Director Kay Erickson. Effective immediately, David Gerstenfeld, p…

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Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) released Friday, May 29, a list of state park campgrounds that are scheduled to open with limited services within the coming days.

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As Oregon grocers prepare to restart accepting empty beverage container returns, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) is announcing additional adjustments in retailer redemption require…

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning regarding a text messaging scam involving supposed COVID-19 contact tracing, and Clatsop County residents are urged to exercise caution and no…

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Jackpocket, the first third-party app in the U.S. to provide a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, announced Wednesday, May 20, its launch in Oregon. Oregonians can now use Jac…

Clatsop County and the cities of Astoria, Gearhart and Warrenton will modify restrictions placed on hotel, campground and vacation rental operators beginning June 5, under a draft plan release…

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Let’s be clear: the Breakers Point and Chapman Point HOAs are appealing the City of Cannon Beach’s foredune management plan so they can bulldoze our state-owned dunes in order to improve their…

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Timber Unity has a mission statement to the effect that it will work to protect Oregon communities and jobs. It is a thoroughly worthy objective. I have no doubt that its members are sincere i…

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Before reminding readers of upcoming events and activities at the Cannon Beach Library, let’s tease Daniel Okrent’s new book on pseudoscientific efforts to limit, if not end, immigration durin…

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As daylight shrank and winter weather became the reality last November, the Northwest Authors Committee invited residents and visitors to the north coast to submit poems, stories and essays re…

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Dear Editor: Apart from the ad hominem attacks by my friend Diane and Commissioner Kerr, neither of them explained what, exactly, is wrong with grading the tops of dunes for views.  

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Dear Editor: In his guest opinion column in the Cannon Beach Gazette of November 29, 2019, Mike Morgan is doing his job as a paid consultant to the homeowners’ association along the Cannon Bea…

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In November 2015, Councilor Benefield was quoted as saying: “I’m not opposed to grading… I’m just opposed to doing something without knowing what its effect is going to be.” (Daily Astorian, N…

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Oregon memoirist and novelist Craig Lesley packed the children’s room at Cannon Beach Library last Saturday afternoon as he presented a stellar Northwest Authors Series reading from “autobiogr…

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In response to David Dornbusch’s Oct. 21 letter, “Alligators in Ecola Creek?,” where he whimsically compares allowing European beach grass in our dunes to the possibility of allowing alligator…

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Dear Editor: Did someone release pet alligators into Ecola Creek? Are they multiplying and eating our native ducks, gulls and an occasional elk?

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Reminder to readers: The Northwest Authors Series brings Oregon novelist Stephen Holgate to the Cannon Beach Library on Oct, 12 at 2 p.m. And Cannon Beach Reads will discuss Jahren Hope’s best…

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Dear Editor: As a north coast parent, I think regularly about what our local schools need to prepare our children for success. We need smaller class sizes, so kids get more one-on-one attentio…

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With Labor Day Weekend a memory, Cannon Beach residents anticipate a gradual decline in the numbers of visitors and vehicles in our village, as September bookends blue skies and warm afternoon…

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Not long ago, I attended a Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting and sat next to John Buehler, who quickly reminded me of how we first met.

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We would like to thank the community of Cannon Beach and the Seaside School District for being so supportive of the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum and our decision to purchase the fo…

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Two weeks ago, I reintroduced myself to the Cannon Beach Chamber following our company’s reacquisition of “The Gazette.”

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We are at a crossroads in this town. We are well on our way to being simply a destination resort. What does that mean? It means that our local government is most concerned with bringing more a…

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That dogs have powerful noses is a well-known fact. The term “sniffari” is endearingly used by some dog lovers to describe the safari-like sniffing excursions that healthy dogs enjoy so much. …