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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…

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…

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…

Dear Editor: Did someone release pet alligators into Ecola Creek? Are they multiplying and eating our native ducks, gulls and an occasional elk?

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…

Tolovana Arts Colony hosts their annual Holiday Bazaar the weekend of Friday, Dec. 13, through Sunday, Dec. 15. It kicks off with a party on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Tolovana Hall. Friday’s fes…

The opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season will be delayed until at least Tuesday, Dec. 31, along the entire Oregon coast, as testing shows crabs are still too low in meat yield in ha…

Long before the Astoria Megler bridge opened in 1966, a feisty riverboat captain faced off against the mighty railroad barons to open up transportation between Oregon and Washington. Owning a …

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The Cannon Beach City Council met on Tuesday, Dec. 3, for their city council meeting to discuss action for the NeCus’ Marker Proposal. City Manager Bruce St. Denis presented this item at the N…

Cannon Beach Academy are having their annual Winter Program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Coaster Theatre Playhouse. Their students will be bringing joy to those who attend through seaso…

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The Seaside Police Department responded to a party at around 10:23 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Coast River Inn, where several minors and adults were cited for alcohol-related charges. One man …

Clatsop County is currently inviting citizens to serve on local budget committees. These citizen committees review the proposed budgets and make recommendations to the county commissioners.

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The city of Cannon Beach and its residents are embarking on a path to decide whether to spend millions of dollars paid for by an increase in its property taxes to pay for a new city hall and p…

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Dough Dough Bakery will be hosting their third annual Tree Trimming from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at their bakery in Seaside. Pop on by and help decorate their Christmas tree again.

Using drones deployed in the air and GoPros underwater, Oregon State University marine ecologist Leigh Torres recently completed her fourth field season documenting previously unseen behaviors…

Oregon is moving backwards, both when it comes to its recycling rate and waste reduction efforts, according to a new study from Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center. The second annu…

In a time of increasing wildfire activity, the Oregon State University Extension Service has implemented a new statewide fire program to help facilitate forest and range management plans.