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In the last “At the Library” column, I mentioned having just finished reading “Peril,” Bob Woodward’s and Robert Costa’s portrait of President Donald Trump’s schemes to block the peaceful tran…

Let’s recap… Here are statements from members of the City Council and the community that was published in the voters pamphlet. “Buildings are unlikely to withstand a medium seismic event and a…

I agree that the Cannon Beach Rural Fire Department needs additional resources to maintain operations and I believe the City Hall needs to be safe and functional, and the police department nee…

Come on Bruce You Know Better Than That.   I read with great fascination the city managers comments in the October 1 issue of the Gazette.  Especially the part of his having no knowledge of th…

Every resident in Cannon Beach agree Fire and Police are extremely important to our community. Food establishments are not asking you to Vote No on the proposed food tax because we don’t think…

Apathy: The Prepared Food Tax (Measure 4-210) will be decided by the voters of Cannon Beach November 2nd. More than half of the registered voters in town probably won’t bother to take the few …

As a Cannon Beach City Councilor who supports the prepared food tax, I have heard arguments against the tax:

In August, the Cannon Beach Library added 20 recently published titles to its collection for the enjoyment of patrons. These new “green dots” include nine novels, seven mysteries and four work…

First off let’s pass a levy and give the fire district what they need. There good for three years. With the brilliant idea of an annual report I can’t imagine the voters in the fire district t…

As a 40+ year resident of Cannon Beach and a two-term Council member, I saw Cannon Beach grow from a sleepy summer-only getaway of 900 residents to a year-round attraction. As Portland, Seattl…

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Oregonians are no longer required to mask up outdoors, effective immediately, according to Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

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The unofficial results of the Cannon Beach prepared food tax question on the November ballot are counted and the tax had more “Yes” votes than “no,” meaning the tax passed.

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites Oregonians to head outside for some fresh air the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 26. Popularly known as “Green Friday,” the day after Thanks…

Employers with 100 or more workers across Oregon and around the nation who were previously facing a federal mandate to either enforce mandatory vaccination in the workplace or have their emplo…

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For students who live within a one-mile radius of Pacific Ridge Elementary, Seaside Middle School and Seaside High School, the city, the school and the community are embarking on a plan to imp…

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Oregon Housing and Community Services estimates that nearly all the $289 million in federal emergency rental assistance allocated by the U.S. Department of Treasury to the state of Oregon has …

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I agree that the Cannon Beach Rural Fire Department needs additional resources to maintain operations and I believe the City Hall needs to be safe and functional, and the police department nee…

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Come on Bruce You Know Better Than That.   I read with great fascination the city managers comments in the October 1 issue of the Gazette.  Especially the part of his having no knowledge of th…

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Every resident in Cannon Beach agree Fire and Police are extremely important to our community. Food establishments are not asking you to Vote No on the proposed food tax because we don’t think…

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Apathy: The Prepared Food Tax (Measure 4-210) will be decided by the voters of Cannon Beach November 2nd. More than half of the registered voters in town probably won’t bother to take the few …

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As a Cannon Beach City Councilor who supports the prepared food tax, I have heard arguments against the tax:

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In August, the Cannon Beach Library added 20 recently published titles to its collection for the enjoyment of patrons. These new “green dots” include nine novels, seven mysteries and four work…

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First off let’s pass a levy and give the fire district what they need. There good for three years. With the brilliant idea of an annual report I can’t imagine the voters in the fire district t…

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As a 40+ year resident of Cannon Beach and a two-term Council member, I saw Cannon Beach grow from a sleepy summer-only getaway of 900 residents to a year-round attraction. As Portland, Seattl…

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Our City Hall & Police Station are 70 years old and were originally constructed to store building materials. They were never meant to house the business functions associated with a City Ha…

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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…

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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…

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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…