Recreational use health advisory issued September 11 for water contact at Twin Rocks Beach

Credit Post Tillamook County PioneerĀ  The Oregon Health Authority issued a recreational use health advisory today for higher-than-normal levels of bacteria in ocean waters at Twin Rocks Beach, located in Tillamook County. Water samples indicate higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria, which can cause diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. People […]


Oregon pays out $85 million in pot taxes to school fund, cops, other services

By Noelle Crombie The Oregonian | OregonLive The checks are in the mail. That’s the message the Oregon Department of Revenue sent Friday when it announced it will pay out $85 million in marijuana taxes for schools, public health, police and local governments by next week. The payouts represent the first distributions of state marijuana […]

Strawberry Moon

There’s a full Moon this Friday, June 9th. According to folklore it has a special name: the “Strawberry Moon.” It gets its name from June-bearing strawberry plants, which have a short (three week) harvest season that begins about now. Sink your teeth into a Fragaria ananassa, and enjoy the strawberry moonlight. June-Bearing vs. Everbearing Strawberries: […]