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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…

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…

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…

I make a point of checking on new library acquisitions regularly, especially new non-fiction titles Marjorie MacQueen adds to the Cannon Beach Library collection. I just received her list of n…

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.

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…

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

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…

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. …

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A couple of weeks ago, my husband misplaced his glasses. His very expensive prescription glasses, I might add, not his cheap drugstore readers. After turning the house upside down a few times …

Gower Street, from Hemlock Street to Ecola Court, has been closed for “dig-out” since Oct. 1, but after paving starts next week, the road is expected to reopen by the end of the month, accordi…

Wildlife Center of the North Coast is looking for volunteers. The nonprofit wildlife hospital, located in Astoria, is seeking volunteers to join their transportation network driving sick, inju…

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There was a time when nursing was celebrated in song and verse, when world famous artists were commissioned to capture nurses on canvas. When nurses were cover girls, wrote advice columns for …

Friends of Cape Falcon and partners present the following events for winter of 2019 and 2020:December 11, 2019 - 7pm @ Cannon Beach Library - Friends of Haystack Rock Lecture SeriesandDecember…

Seaside Downtown Development Association is hosting their annual Downtown Fall Wine Walk from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 in Seaside. Wine tastings will start at 3 p.m. Tickets range from $15-$20.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 270,000 women in the United States are diagnosed a year, and about 70 percent of women age 50 and over are screened at least every other year.

Friday night kicks off the weekend with a Monster Mash Dance Bash where people of all ages can enjoy a costume dance party, photo ops, costume contests, and a special performance of “Thriller”…

The Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) announced the end of their beach season wrapping up their 34th season of education and stewardship on Oregon’s North Coast. Their official last day o…

The City of Cannon Beach voted unanimously Tuesday on a change to its short-term rental ordinance, and also created an ordinance to prohibit feeding wild animals.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Friday, Oct. 4, issued a six-month ban on flavored vaping products by executive order amid a vaping-related lung illness scare. The ban, Executive Order 19-09, in…

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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. …

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A couple of weeks ago, my husband misplaced his glasses. His very expensive prescription glasses, I might add, not his cheap drugstore readers. After turning the house upside down a few times …

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During the Great Depression, World War II and Korean Conflict, the Democratic Party of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman protected workers, farmers, people of color and average middle-class …

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Years ago, my husband and I were at an event. It was one of those end-of-week things where you steal away for a half hour from whatever you were doing to run in, kiss people on both cheeks, ma…

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This column often mentions the important role volunteers play in providing library, information, meeting facilities and programs to Cannon Beach, Arch Cape and other North Coast communities.

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I live nine miles from Astoria and eight miles from Seaside. It’s like having a foot in both north and south Clatsop County, and as the publisher of both the Daily Astorian and Seaside Signal,…

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Diets often don't work well because we haven’t given our brains the exact directions on what we really want. Let me explain, this can change your whole perspective.

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Fifty years ago, Eli Saslow’s “Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist” might have been viewed as controversial “New Journalism,” Tom Wolfe’s designation for his own …

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You’re making that dreaded walk from your doctor’s waiting room toward the exam room, hoping against all hope to bypass the scale in the hallway. Have you ever refused to jump on? Many people …

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You don’t want to talk about it. You don’t want to think about it. But it's important. If you are over 50, screening for colorectal cancer (cancer of the rectum or colon) is critical. For one …

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The spring gray whale migration is almost upon us. And, each year we delight in catching glimpses of these majestic creatures as they pass by, thrilling us with spouting displays as they blow …

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This winter, the Cannon Beach Library encouraged writers from northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington to submit a poem, story or essay on the theme, “Life on the North Coast,” for incl…

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I’ve always felt that as elected officials it’s our job to engage the public and allow our residents to guide the decision-making process. And I’ve always had great faith in the citizens of Ge…

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This month is dedicated to all the 501(c)3 dog rescues who work so hard, often with very little financial support, to not only save the lives of the voiceless, but to ensure their well-being w…

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I woke up this morning to brilliant sun, a gift from the angels who look out on the Left Edge. It had been raining for days, a cold, piercing, rain, the kind that leaks into your collar, sendi…

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Valentine’s Day is such a wonderful time of year to let the one we love know how much we value them, And, with the desire to express our love, sometimes we may overlook the most important piec…

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Michele Duncan King is a licensed massage therapist, registered yoga teacher and personal development coach; she is the owner of Sea Spell Massage in Cannon Beach. She enjoys travel, in partic…

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February may be the shortest month, but the Cannon Beach Library has planned a full complement of free public events, beginning with Ellen Notbohm’s appearance in the Northwest Authors Series.