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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…

Coronavirus concerns are on everyone’s mind. One of the most important questions that looms large is how we can help each other. How can we each make a difference?

Cap and trade—or alternatively cap and invest—is intended to address human causes of global warming by a progressive capping of greenhouse gas emissions and imposing a cost on resulting pollut…

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…

I started out picking strawberries for our neighbors at 6 years old, and graduated to picking black caps at 10. From then, I moved to hauling hay and working on a dairy.

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…

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.  

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…

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…

Due to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s declaration of an emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a variety of businesses in Cannon Beach and statewide have had to close temporarily or limit t…

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The effect of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s recent emergency declaration on businesses in Cannon Beach varies from restaurants that remain open for take-out orders and delivery, to outright (albeit…

New projections from health researchers show there is “strong evidence that measures currently in place in Oregon are reducing transmission,” but these measures need to be maintained to reduce…

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. To celebrate, thousands of Oregonians across the state were planning to attend volunteer events with SOLVE during SOLVE IT for Earth Day, pres…

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The Cannon Beach City Council on March 22 passed a resolution that orders certain visitors to evacuate the city and not return to stay for a period of time.

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Gov. Kate Brown today Wednesday, April 1, issued an executive order placing a 90-day moratorium on commercial evictions for nonpayment, in light of the impacts on business owners caused by the…

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Oregon expected a shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tuesday. Once received, the personnel at the fully operational PPE Distrib…

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Businesses are serving the community of Cannon Beach, Manzanita and surrounding areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sea Level Bakery + Coffee and Clark Miller Therapy are just two businesses a…

Clatsop County has closed Cullaby Lake and Carnahan county parks, but other park facilities will remain open to the public. The boat ramp at John Day County Park is open, but the park’s restro…

A Pacific Snake Eel was found around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 29, just south of Sunset Beach, the Seaside Aquarium said. Jerry and Sue Olson were walking on the beach when they discovered what…