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The Cannon Beach Library will finally be done with zoom-only events in November. The World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series, the Cannon Beach Reads book club and the NW Author Speakers …

Cannon Beach faces several challenges as we grow and attempt to legislate our way in a positive direction. Lisa Kerr is the best candidate for City Council as we navigate the next four years.

All of us seek integrity, talent, and courage in our leaders so we can have effective policies. Indivisible North Coast Oregon (INCO) is a grassroots group based in Clatsop County and is pleas…

Last evening I attended a candidate Forum at the Coaster Theatre. Participating were all candidates for City Council and Mayor of Cannon Beach. Although not a Cannon Beach voter, my wife and I…

Did you know that excessive alcohol use is a leading cause of death in Oregon? According to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), excessive alcohol use is the 3rd leading cause of death among Ore…

I want to thank retiring Mayor, Sam Steidel, for his calm and steady leadership. His years of service on the Design Review Committee and Planning Commission and as Mayor, and those of Mike Ben…

It’s always exciting to discover talented people who contribute skills, wisdom, and commitment to our communities. We’re fortunate that Melissa Busch is one of those talents and that she is ru…

It seems the one thing we agree on here in Oregon is that our government needs fixing. Let’s stop fooling around with donkeys and elephants and get someone human. Our fixing is near the middle…

I am writing as a strong supporter of Gary Hayes for Cannon Beach City Council. Gary has a long and successful history of creative problem solving, acting as a consensus builder, bringing all …

Barb Knop is the best choice for Cannon Beach’s next Mayor. Barb Knop is quiet and thoughtful: a much-needed combination while we as a community wrestle with myriad questions and concerns. I s…

Logan Laity is running for House Representative of District 32, and I will be voting for him in November.

Between February and August of this year, I was a candidate for the Oregon House of Representatives.  I dropped out, reluctantly, for practical reasons.  My present intention is to learn the l…

We encourage all Cannon Beach voters to elect Erik Ostrander mayor in the upcoming election.  Erik has the integrity and work ethic to be an asset to city government.  He understands the impor…

I will be supporting Erik for mayor this November.  Erik has been part of our family for nearly 20 years.  During his summer breaks from high school and college, Erik would work In Cannon Beac…

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On a clear and cold Saturday morning, local volunteer emergency response teams consisting of the MRC (Medical Reserve Corps), CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), and DART (Disaster Anima…

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December 3rd marks the 15th anniversary of the windstorm referred to as the “Great Coastal Gale of 2007”, which had a major impact on residents and visitors to Cannon Beach and the north Orego…

During the November 8th City Council work session, Cannon Beach City Manager Bruce St. Denis presented a summary of the Prepared Food Tax revenue from the first quarter of collections July 1st…

Members from Oregon Moms Union stood outside of the Oregon Department of Education in Salem Wednesday, Nov. 30, to discuss what the members said is the opportunity to fix problems within the O…

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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has issued an update on the rising monkeypox cases in the state.

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Breeding season for federally threatened Western snowy plovers has officially come to an end. This doesn’t mean that plovers get to relax and enjoy the fall and winter seasons with pumpkin spi…

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A team of 22 scientists from the Oregon State University-led Center for Oldest Ice Exploration, or COLDEX, is headed to Antarctica for the first field season in its pursuit of the Earth’s olde…

Paid Leave Oregon has launched a statewide campaign aimed at notifying Oregon employers about their role and responsibilities in the new program, which begins in just six weeks, on Jan. 1.

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The ocean commercial Dungeness crab season opener is delayed until at least Dec. 16 for the entire Oregon coast. Pre-season testing shows crabs are too low in meat yield in some areas. Elevate…

he Oregon Lottery announced a return of nearly $909 million dollars to the state for the 2022 fiscal year – a return to pre-pandemic levels and 81% year over year growth. The funding directly …

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The Tillamook County Commissioners recently held the first hearing on a proposal for them to appoint the County Surveyor rather than have the voters elect this position. The past practice was …

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I know we discussed this issue several years ago, but with the recent earthquakes off the west coast, why is Tillamook County the only county on the west coast without tsunami sirens?