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We are in the grips of one of the worst economic collapses this country has experienced, a crisis of a magnitude many of us have not experienced in our lifetimes. How will we dig ourselves out…

Although still physically closed to patrons during Covid-19, the Cannon Beach Library is expanding safe access to book and DVD collections through door-side pickup services, use of an online c…

To celebrate women’s history and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the library’s Northwest Author Speakers Series will host Astoria author Marianne Monson with the help of Facebook Li…

To those of you who are moving to the North Coast in order to flee unrest and high taxation, I would like to ask you to kindly vote for candidates this November who will continue to protect th…

What kind of magical thinking led Diana Turner and Lisa Kerr to the conclusion that 100 oceanfront property owners would not challenge the City of Cannon Beach’s recent ordinance banning a pra…

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…

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Cannon Beach City Council discussed during a work session Tuesday, Sept. 8, a budget update for fiscal year 2020-2021.

Travelers need to pack their patience and allow extra travel time this Labor Day weekend, according to an advisory issued by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

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Tide gates and associated infrastructure provide an important tool for protecting and controlling water and allowing for land uses, such as agriculture and roadways, along the Columbia River a…

The Oregon Department of Human Services has received approval from Food and Nutrition Services to disburse increased food benefits in September. This additional $30 million for eligible Supple…

As Oregon moves into its second week of a declared wildfire State of Emergency, officials are urging everyone to know Oregon's laws about fire prevention.

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Ecola State Park reopened Saturday, Aug. 15, after a landslide caused the park to shut down for road repairs in February. Landslides in the park damaged the park entrance road and wiped out ab…

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Both the Seaside School District and the Cannon Beach Academy will begin school this year on Sept. 14 using a 100 percent Comprehensive Distance Learning model for the first six weeks of school.

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What kind of magical thinking led Diana Turner and Lisa Kerr to the conclusion that 100 oceanfront property owners would not challenge the City of Cannon Beach’s recent ordinance banning a pra…

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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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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.