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There are lots of things we don’t know… like when the next earthquake will hit, when the next child will be rescued from the surf, when the next visitor will have a heart attack, or when the n…

My family runs several restaurants in Cannon Beach. We continue to be hit by the impacts of Covid-19. Government mandates have limited and significantly reduced our ability to conduct business…

The elected leaders of the City of Cannon Beach, and the voters who elected them, have crafted and cultivated an atmosphere in which independent businesses can flourish. Entrepreneurs can grow…

I am a full time resident of Cannon Beach and a regular customer at our local restaurants. I am in favor of the  5% Prepared Food Tax which will be voted in our fall election.  I believe that …

During the past 18 months of the plague, the Cannon Beach Library has asked patrons to return books they have borrowed but the library has not assessed fines for overdue books. Mostly patrons …

By the end of this year you might be in a new House District, Senate District, or you could even be in Oregon’s brand new sixth congressional district. That’s because the Oregon Legislature wi…

Many people new to the Cannon Beach Library assume that tax dollars fund and public employees staff our village library. That’s the familiar pattern in most city, school, college and instituti…

Sales tax of 5% in Cannon Beach on prepared food to fund Cannon Beach rural fire district and city hall’s new building.

Last month the Cannon Beach Library announced that overdue book fines would return on August 1, after a long period of not applying fines during multiple Covid outbreaks. At its most recent me…

There is going to be a vote this November in Cannon Beach whether to impose a 5% food and beverage tax affecting restaurants and food servers. The reasoning behind this is to aid the police an…

The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced in the Senate – and will benefit every member of this community! Unlike many iss…

In the wake of Governor Kate Brown lifting most Covid restrictions, the Cannon Beach Library Board devoted much of its June meeting to restoring library activities and services nearer their le…

The proposed Cannon Beach Food and Beverage Tax really comes down to improving the collective health, safety and well being of the people who live, work and vacation in Cannon Beach.

There is a bill in the Oregon ways and means committee SB 719 to remove a loophole in data reporting by health agencies. This loophole allows health agencies to withhold any aggregate (non per…

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 un…

The Cannon Beach Library is adding additional time for limited browsing. Patrons can enter the library to borrow books from Noon to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Masks, social d…

Children across Oregon and the United States may soon be able to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

Work on Cannon Beach’s Transportation System Plan (TSP) is far from over, said Jeff Adams, city community development director.

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Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash at 7:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, on Hwy 26 near milepost 11.

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Seaside School District Superintendent Susan Penrod gave an update on how in-person learning is going during a Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce virtual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 14. Seaside Schoo…

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DMV will start issuing a new design Oct. 1 for the Oregon Cultural Trust license plate for passenger cars. When and how Oregonians apply for the new plate determines which plate design will be…

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Cannon Beach City Council approved during a meeting Sept. 7 increases and decreases to the fiscal year 2021-2022 budget by making an intrafund transfer of appropriations for security cameras. …

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It is first time Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped below 5% since March 2020, when the rate was 3.6%. Oregon’s unemployment rate was below 5% in only two other periods since 1976 when compara…

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The elected leaders of the City of Cannon Beach, and the voters who elected them, have crafted and cultivated an atmosphere in which independent businesses can flourish. Entrepreneurs can grow…

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I am a full time resident of Cannon Beach and a regular customer at our local restaurants. I am in favor of the  5% Prepared Food Tax which will be voted in our fall election.  I believe that …

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During the past 18 months of the plague, the Cannon Beach Library has asked patrons to return books they have borrowed but the library has not assessed fines for overdue books. Mostly patrons …

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By the end of this year you might be in a new House District, Senate District, or you could even be in Oregon’s brand new sixth congressional district. That’s because the Oregon Legislature wi…

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Many people new to the Cannon Beach Library assume that tax dollars fund and public employees staff our village library. That’s the familiar pattern in most city, school, college and instituti…

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Sales tax of 5% in Cannon Beach on prepared food to fund Cannon Beach rural fire district and city hall’s new building.

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Last month the Cannon Beach Library announced that overdue book fines would return on August 1, after a long period of not applying fines during multiple Covid outbreaks. At its most recent me…

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There is going to be a vote this November in Cannon Beach whether to impose a 5% food and beverage tax affecting restaurants and food servers. The reasoning behind this is to aid the police an…

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The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced in the Senate – and will benefit every member of this community! Unlike many iss…

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In the wake of Governor Kate Brown lifting most Covid restrictions, the Cannon Beach Library Board devoted much of its June meeting to restoring library activities and services nearer their le…

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The proposed Cannon Beach Food and Beverage Tax really comes down to improving the collective health, safety and well being of the people who live, work and vacation in Cannon Beach.

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There is a bill in the Oregon ways and means committee SB 719 to remove a loophole in data reporting by health agencies. This loophole allows health agencies to withhold any aggregate (non per…

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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 un…

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The Cannon Beach Library is adding additional time for limited browsing. Patrons can enter the library to borrow books from Noon to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Masks, social d…

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Lori Tobias, arguably one of the hardest-working journalists travelling the 363 miles of U.S. 101 between the Astoria-Megler bridge and the California border, will discuss her recently publish…

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“I love Cannon Beach” has increasingly become a mantra among residents and tourists alike over the forty-four years we have been part of the Cannon Beach community. What some have failed to re…

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The success of the library and its services for patrons, whether North Coast residents or vacationing visitors, depends on support from members of the Cannon Beach Library.

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As one nears Cannon Beach, one sees the presence of Haystack Rock. On the road into town, one sees the river that winds into the sea, the sky meets the sea becoming infinity, and the anticipat…

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Here it comes. The last “At the Library” column of what seems the worst year in memory, when citizens are promised a designer vaccine within a few months to suppress the runaway spread of Covid-19.

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While this pandemic has no doubt been a challenging and tragic time in our history, we have often had tunnel vision when it has come to where we put our consideration and resources. It is not …

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Regarding Al Aya and his home on First Street, I rented the home from him for several years in the ‘80s before he retired and moved to Cannon Beach.  It has an original Bartels rock fireplace.…

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Just in time for winter, real estate brokers throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington are gearing up for Windermere Real Estate’s annual Share the Warmth campaign. Now through December 21, W…

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Governor Kate Brown’s latest statewide freeze has been relaxed for Clatsop County, allowing the Cannon Beach Library to offer greater access again for library card holders and visitors.

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Governor Kate Brown’s latest statewide freeze has forced the Cannon Beach Library to suspend Saturday afternoon browsing for at least two weeks. The library continues to offer door-side servic…