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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…

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.

Fire season will officially be in effect on all Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) protected lands Monday, July 6. The North Cascade and West Oregon protection districts are the last two to d…

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The Community Emergency Response Team of Cannon Beach was part of an area-wide effort to distribute 3,500 face masks to the citizens of Cannon Beach, according to the city.

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Celebrating Independence Day may look a little different this year. Although annual festivals and summer activities have been canceled or restricted due to COVID-19, there are still ways to en…

The City of Seaside encourages everyone to enjoy this unique Independence Day holiday safely. While our annual Fourth of July festivities and fireworks are canceled due to COVID-19 precautions…

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Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday, June 29, that Oregonians statewide will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces, beginning this Wednesday, July 1. The guidance applies to …

The Marine Board, marine law enforcement from 18 county sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police, and five Oregon U.S. Coast Guard Stations will be participating in Operation Dry Water during th…

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Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is distributing $55,000,000 in COVID rental relief funds and $15,000,000 in Energy Assistance to local organizations statewide.