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Salem’s Donald Malarkey, portrayed in ‘Band of Brothers,’ has died

Associated Press Published 3:24 p.m. PT Oct. 1, 2017 Donald Malarkey, a World War II paratrooper who was awarded the Bronze Star after parachuting behind enemy lines at Normandy to destroy German artillery on D-Day, has died. He was 96. Malarkey was one of several members of “Easy Company” to be widely portrayed in the HBO […]

Save the Date! “DR. HUCKLEBERRY” RETURNS May 13

The Tillamook County Historical Society (TCHS) is pleased to announce it has funded a reprinting of the Dr. Huckleberry memoir. With the permission of the Oregon Historical Society, TCHS member Karen Hirte has spent three years scanning text, upgrading photos and preparing the book for publication. “The Adventures of Dr. Huckleberry: Tillamook County, Oregon,” has […]

Meet the new “face” of the Tillamook County Pioneer ….

By Laura Swanson The Tillamook County Pioneer was LeeAnn Neal, and her great-great-great grandfather Elbridge Trask is the featured photo of the Pioneer that graces all the posts.  From the beginning of our new partnership and out of respect for the Neal family and in memory of LeeAnn, Trask’s image will be “retired” and will always have an honored place […]