Neah-Kah-Nie High School FBLA Brings Home Booty from Recent State Competition

By Laura Swanson, editor@tillamookcountypioneer.net One of the smallest school/teams at the statewide Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA), Neah-Kah-Nie High school had 26 students place in the top 10 in their events; and 14 students are in the top 4, qualifying them to compete at the National level the end of June in Anaheim, California.  […]

Coastal Edge Rainforest Reserve Largest Conservation Initiative in North Coast Land Conservancy History

In November 2016 North Coast Land Conservancy took the first steps toward the acquisition of approximately 3,500* acres of timberland between Arch Cape and Manzanita, Oregon, marking the single largest conservation initiative in the Conservancy’s history. The agreement with Onion Peak Holdings, a private investment entity, gives NCLC a unique opportunity to arrange the financing […]

North Coast Land Conservancy CoastWalk Oregon 2017, Limited Spots Still Available

CoastWalk Oregon, a three-day walk benefitting North Coast Land Conservancy, is back for a second year on Sept. 22, 23, and 24. This year’s walk welcomes more participants and features a new route highlighting the history of the Oregon Beach Bill, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Registration opened in February, and 20 spots […]

Use Your Voice, Change the Culture: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Beth Hope, Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) coordinator “The words of your enemies do not hurt as much as the silence of your friends.” Daisy Coleman. Daisy Coleman and Audrie Pott are young teens who were sexual assaulted and re-victimized by cyber bullying. Their stories are told in the documentary, Audrie & Daisy, which […]

First Tillamook County Science Fair at Piers End, Garibaldi

Here is just a sample of the incredible projects on display in the historic Piers End: Tonight the first Tillamook County Science Fair was held at the Old Coast Guard Boat House: Piers End. The 50 top projects from around the county were displayed there along with the students who carried them out sharing with the […]

FIRST CAME OREGON’S BOTTLE BILL, THEN CAME CARTM

It is rare these days to see people tossing bottles or cans out car windows.  Instead, recycling bottles and cans has become the norm and we can thank Oregon for that.  In 1971 Oregon passed the first anti-litter bottle bill in the United States requiring refundable deposits on all beer and soft drink containers. Passage […]