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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…

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…

The Clatsop County Public Health Department on Thursday, Aug. 6, reported one new local COVID-19 case.

The Clatsop County Public Health Department on Wednesday, Aug. 5, reported one new local COVID-19 case.

The Clatsop County Public Health Department reported Monday, Aug. 3, that seven new local COVID-19 cases were recorded over the weekend.

The Clatsop County Public Health Department on Friday, July 31, reported one new local COVID-19 case.

Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, on Hwy 101 milepost 17. Preliminary investigation revealed a Chevrolet coupe, driven by Aaron Harri…

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SOLVE is encouraging Columbia County residents and those across Oregon to join a 15-day statewide cleanup effort during SOLVE IT for Oregon.

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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.

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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…