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6 P.M., THURSDAY, OCT. 11 TILLAMOOK BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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Questions to candidates for local and state races will be submitted in writing by audience members. The event will be live-streamed online at tillamookheadlightherald.com, available for viewing after the event on the same website, and shown later on Charter TV.

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BEAVER – A benefit concert to help with the Taylor Carter family’s medical bills has been scheduled for next Saturday, Oct. 20 at the old Nestucca Middle School. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Proceeds from The event the concert will is organized benefit Taylor by Beaver Carter, who residents Fred was injured Bassett, Don from a Hubbs and lawnmower Jim Loughrie. accident. Bassett and Loughrie had organized and produced last year’s popular “Folk Fellowship” concerts at the Beaver Mercantile, owned by Bassett.

A file photo from the Headlight Herald shows a group of men examining damage to the Stephen Steiner barn after the Columbus Day Storm.

Oct. 12 is the 50-year anniversary of the Columbus Day Storm, the second deadliest weather event in the state’s recorded history. It was considered the worst natural disaster in the entire country in 1962, resulting in 46 deaths, many destroyed homes, and widespread power outages that lasted for weeks in some areas. Timber blow-downs added up to the combined annual timber harvests in both Oregon and Washington, an estimated 11-15 billion board feet. Damages were an estimated $200 million in Oregon, the equivalent

Andrea Jenck recalled the dramatic blow-down of the Jenck dairy barn on Third Street.

of $1.4 billion in today’s dollars. Wind gusts were measured as high as 145 m.p.h. at Cape Blanco. At the Mount Hebo Air Force Station, the anemometer pegged at its maximum 130 miles per

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hour for long periods, the level of a Category 3 hurricane; damage to the radar domes suggested wind gusts up to 170 miles per hour. Dome tiles were thrown down the mountainside; the 200pound chunks tore through entire trees. The only weather-related event in recorded Oregon history that was worse was the Heppner Flood of 1903, which resulted in 247 deaths. The storm was actually a convergence of three storms combined to create the monster storm that blasted the state with hurricane force winds.

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illamook firefighters responded to a structure fire just before 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, that severely damaged a home on east Third Street. Fire Marshal Rueben Descloux said a smoldering cigarette in an ash tray on the front porch may have started the fire. One woman was inside the house at the time the fire began; she and the family’s three dogs all escaped the home without injury. Property tax records show the home is owned by James Udenby. Four fire trucks and roughly 20 firefighters responded, quickly knocking out the blaze. Descloux said strong east winds likely kept a cigarette butt burning. By the time firefighters arrived, the fire had spread to the house and had reached the attic by way of the front porch. The entire front portion of the home was charred and burned. Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to gain entry to the attic and make sure the fire was extinguished. A few weeks ago, Descloux said the department responded to a similar fire on Skyline Drive – begun by a cigarette butt that was kept alive by strong winds. In that case, the homeowner kept the fire from spreading beyond the porch with a garden hose. The area remains under a Level 2 fire danger.

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It is an exciting time and a big opening weekend for the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts; TAPA is set to premiere the new play, ‘What a Fine Monster You Are!’ and raise the curtain on the newly remodeled Barn Community Playhouse, with...drum roll please...comfortable theater seats! The remodeling project, much of it accomplished with volunteer labor, began in July. Patrons of TAPA who have for years endured derriere-numbing seats will be thrilled to relax in the comfort of repurposed cushioned and upholstered church seats donated by Lisa Kendall, set on risers and staggered so that every seat in the house is a good seat. It is not too late to purchase a “legacy” seat; with a taxdeductible donation of $500 you can help to pay for the remodeling project and get your name

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Karen Martin (left) and Sandra Koops as Emily Holbrook and Madame Kalladine in “A Fine Monster You Are!,” the first show to premiere in the remodeled Barn Community Playhouse.

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The Neah-Kah-Nie Pirates named seniors Austin Buckmeier and Selena Breazile the 2012 Homecoming king and queen. Also on the Homecoming court were juniors Taylor Winder and Alejandro Quintana, sophomores Cade Hasenoehrl and Taylor Winder and freshmen Mashayla Williams and Garit Champ. For more on the Homecoming game against Portland Christian, see Sports, Page A12.

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nificant about this picture is that this is the closest Ryan (his aircraft carrier is on the right) and Mick (his aircraft carrier is on the left) have been in the last 15 months. Ryan is an Aviation Structural Mechanic Third Class Petty Officer (AM3). Ryan is the older brother, having just turned 24. Ryan is stationed out of Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. Mick is an Aviation Boatswain Mate Handler (ABH). Mick is the younger brother and is 19. Mick is stationed out of Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa, Japan. In this training exercise

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well as integrated flight operations in order to respond quickly to any future crises in the AsiaPacific region."

The murder trial of Ronald Lunsford continues. Lunsford is being tried on charges of aggravated murder for the shooting death of Chris Brusman. Closing arguments will be

presented Tuesday afternoon, after the Headlight Herald goes to press. The jury will deliberate thereafter. Check online to find out the outcome of the trial: tillamookheadlightherald.com.

County officials look into percentage of lodging tax revenues as potential road repair funding source BY LEEANN NEAL

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The committee charged with finding funding to repair Tillamook County’s derelict roads is looking at a possible countywide lodging tax among other revenue sources. “By law, 70 percent of TRT (transient room tax) revenue must be used for tourism promotion and advertising,” said Jon Carnahan, retired former president of Tillamook Bay Community College, who, along with Tillamook County Commissioner Mark Labhart co-chairs the Tillamook County Sustainable Roads Committee. “That leaves 30 percent available for fixing our roads. “Some people like the TRT idea because it is a tax that the locals don't pay and most areas of the state have a TRT already in place so people are used to paying it when they stay in a motel,” continued Carnahan. “We do not have a TRT in place outside of the cities in Tillamook County.” According to Labhart, the Economic Development Council of Tillamook County Board of Directors recently directed Dan Biggs, executive director, to work with local “cities, motels, the travel industry and the public in

developing a TRT proposal for the ballot next year.” County commissioners, who would have to approve any ballot measure before it is referred to voters, would expect such a proposal to be acceptable to those in the local lodging and travel industries, as well as local cities and the public, he added. A TRT is just one possible solution to the significant problem of repairing county roads. The committee, said Carnahan, is “developing a list of possible options to present to the public in three public listening sessions sponsored by the Headlight Herald. One of the options the committee is looking at includes a transient room tax.” At the moment, Tillamook County has no funding with which to repair its 380 miles of roads, which, in a statewide assessment conducted nearly five years ago, were rated the worst roads in Oregon by far. “Clearly Tillamook County roads have not got any better in the last five years,” said Carnahan. Tillamook County’s roads are funded primarily by state and federal money, including revenue from gas taxes and motor vehicle registration fees. However, county roads’

largest source of federal funds – federal forest timber receipts – are ending. Many mistakenly believe property taxes pay for local road maintenance, said Director of the Tillamook County Roads Department Liane Welch. “By law, county commissioners are not allowed to simply shift property tax funds from other areas to pay for roads,” she said. Tillamook County’s neighboring counties’ constituents all, at one time or another approved supplemental road taxes to maintain their transportation systems. Since 2001, as timber payments have dwindled, Tillamook County’s roads have deteriorated faster than county roads staff can repair them, said Welch. A shrinking department budget has forced her to take a reactionary approach – fixing potholes rather than paving. So far, every potential method of funding county road repair has been thwarted, most recently in November of 2011 with 53 percent of local voters rejecting a proposal for the county to sell general obligation bonds not to exceed $15 million. The bonds, which would have matured in 10 years and would have been paid from property taxes,

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would have cost roughly $.46 per $1,000 in assessed value. Sixty-five percent of county voters defeated a measure in May of 2008 that would have funded the Tillamook County Road Service District by imposing a $1 per $1,000 assessed value as a permanent rate limit for roads. Nearly 10 years earlier, in November of 1999, 64 percent of county voters rejected a proposed levy imposing a property tax dedicated to paving roads. The levy was for 85 cents per $1,000 of assessed value and included cities, with proceeds to have been shared with cities. Three years prior to that, 66 percent of county voters defeated a measure that would have adopted an ordinance imposing 4 cents per gallon tax on gasoline sold in Tillamook County with proceeds to fund paving of county and city roads. The tax would have expired in five years. Refunds would have been given for some involved in certain farm and forestry work. Labhart said a study conducted last year indicated about $500,000 would be available for road repair from

a 10 percent countywide transient room tax. “Liane Welch estimates we have a $40 million road problem, so the TRT will not fix our deteriorating roads but it is a start and it is a tax that the tourists pay." While some people have said they like the concept of a countywide TRT, not everyone has had a chance to weigh in, said Carnahan. “We are not sure what voters might think about a TRT because we have not asked them yet. We will be asking them for their ideas on this and any others ideas they might have later this year in the public meetings. We want to listen to what they think about the various options out there and ask for their input and ideas on these and any others they might offer.” The committee, which formed in 2010 at Labhart’s request, will serve as a facilitator for the next attempt to secure funding for county road repair, said Carnahan. It will attempt to engage the public in the process, take its feedback to commissioners and develop recommendations for the commissioners’ consideration, he said. “The Board of County Commissioners is final author-

ity to decide what should go on the ballot, if anything.” Members of the committee, chosen by Labhart and Carnahan, represent all regions of the county. They are Labhart and Carnahan as well as south county businessmen Doug Olson and Bill Goodman; central county businessmen Don Averill and Doug Rosenberg; and north county residents, Manzanita Mayor Garry Bullard and Nehalem Mayor Shirley Kalkhoven. Welch serves as staff liaison to the group. “So, we have a good mix from throughout the county of government and private folks, and we have people serving who are leaders in their communities,” said Carnahan. The committee plans to host three public meetings throughout the county to solicit voter input on ideas – those offered by the committee and any they have themselves - for funding local road repair. “Tillamook County roads belong to the citizens of the county,” said Carnahan. “We all drive on them at some time. Our citizens need and should have a say in how they should be funded.”


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ELECT NCRD unveils pool project options ANDY LONG SHERIFF

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RENOVATE By Sherwood’s preliminary analysis, upgrading the existing four-lane pool, located beneath the NCRD building, would cost roughly $2.4 million. That cost includes $167,550 to replace the heating and ventilation system, $150,000 in dressing room improvements, $127,120 in natatorium (pool facility) improvements, and $539,634 in “soft costs” – permits, testing, fixtures, furnishes, equipment and contingency funds. The project would improve pool systems with a new mechanical room, gutter system, circulation pump, filter system and more. The natatorium itself would receive new paint, new structural improvements, and dry rot repair. This is the lowest-cost option and, Sherwood said, the option with the lowest future maintenance costs. However, it would not address the narrow pool deck space; an expansion for a mechanical room and lobby would block the eastern view of rooms upstairs; and, perhaps most problematic, it would force the closure of the pool for nine months to a year.

renovation or new construction options, but the $41,300 blanket cost is not included in the project estimates. Sherwood also presented a preliminary cost estimate for a new dehumidification system in the current pool, including a new mechanical room, air handling unit, overhead ductwork, fan unit and air grilles. The total project estimate is $485,868, but Sherwood concluded that “due to the lack of code compliant heating and ventilation systems, this study is not feasible as an energy conservation measure... Operating cost comparisons will likely not reveal a reasonable payback period... The benefits will be improved air quality and temperature and humidity control... The drawback may be increased operating costs.”

REBUILD Another option is to build a new pool facility, with the same pool capacity, on adjacent property owned by NCRD. Sherwood’s $3.9 million, 9,000-square-foot proposal would increase the pool deck area, separate the learning pool from the lap pool, and include more space for locker rooms, administrative offices, and storage space. Costs include $907,500 for the steel frame natatorium structure, $594,000 for the bathhouse and pool mechanics, $519,200 for the pool itself, and $908,916 in “soft costs.” Sherwood noted that this option would allow the current pool to remain open during construction. But costs are higher, and they don’t take into account costs to either mothball or repurpose the existing pool.

EXPAND A third option studied is to build a new, larger pool facility. For an estimated $5.2 million, NCRD could expand to a six-lane lap pool. The design is essentially the same as with the four-lane rebuild, but slightly larger. This pool would cost roughly $759,000; the 12,000-square-foot steel natatorium structure roughly $1.15 million; and “soft costs” roughly $1.2 million. Sherwood said the six-lane pool could serve approximately 150 patrons; the current facility is quite crowded with 70 people, said NCRD Aquatics Director Barbara McCann. McCann also said after the meeting that the six-lane pool would allow the district to serve more swimmers without an increase in employees.

OTHER EVALUATIONS Sherwood also presented estimates on adding a pool cover, or blanket, to the existing pool for heat conserva-

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Children take swim lessons at the NCRD pool. The Recreation District Board is currently considering options for the aging pool, including renovating, rebuilding, or expanding the pool to six lanes.

tion. Two 15-foot wide blankets and mechanical reels to retract them would be needed. That cost is estimated at $41,300. Typical projected energy savings would be around $14,677 a year, with an investment return within 2.8 years. Unfortunately, the NCRD pool’s heating system isn’t “typical.” Sherwood explained that the existing natatorium doesn’t have any heating system itself – “the pool is the source of heat for the natatorium.” Blanketing the water would cool the rest of the space to be “less comfortable” for patrons and could potentially cause a serious condensation problem, he said. As for the $14,677 a year? Sherwood says, “I’m not sure you’ll get those savings because you don’t have the kind of air system that supports those kinds of savings.” It should be noted that those kinds of cost savings could be utilized in the

The Oct. 4 presentation was only of Sherwood’s preliminary findings. A full report was expected to be delivered to the board in a couple of weeks. Sherwood added that he would have figures on the estimated operating costs of the three proposals by the Oct. 11 board meeting. Several members of the audience asked questions of Sherwood and the board, including how any of the proposals could be funded. Audience member Owen Nicholson said, “This community cannot afford a $4 million to $6 million pool.” One man pointed out that in the first draft of the pool “enterprise plan,” the board stated it preferred the largest option – the six-lane pool. Asked if that was still the board’s position, Greenwood said, “I would say that’s changed.” Another asked Sherwood what he thought would be appropriate for a community of north county’s size – four or six lanes. Sherwood said, “I’m surprised you have a four-lane pool” adding that the entire pool program was “fairly unique for a community this size. It’s unusual, but it’s part of what this community is.” After Sherwood’s presentation, Greenwood asked the board about their initial thoughts. “I have no idea at this point,”

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Marie Paid for by the Ziemeccommittee to ki said with elect Andy Long a laugh. “It’s going to be a question of what the community wants,” said John Coopersmith. The next phase in the pool study is to choose one option to study further. The NCRD Board plans to pick that option soon – either Oct. 11 or at a specially called meeting the following week. The public is invited to comment at the meeting or in email to peternunn@ncrdnehalem.org. Greenwood added that doing nothing is an option, too. If one option is chosen for further study, surveys will be presented to the community on how to fund it – likely in January and February. There’s already a large chunk of money saved for the pool project. In 2008, voters approved a five-year operational tax levy for NCRD, which expires in 2013. Greenwood said that levy has allowed the district to put about about $1 million toward a pool project, by funding operations with the levy and saving timber tax and base NCRD property taxes for the pool. One possibility is for the NCRD board to ask for a renewal of that levy next year – that could produce another $1 million over five years. Aquatics Director Barbara McCann said the NCRD doesn’t intend to seek an additional construction levy, and is looking at other means of fundraising for a potentially larger project. A copy of the consultant's report may be downloaded from NCRD’s website www.ncrdnehalem.org, and copies are available for review at the Manzanita Public Library and the NCRD office at 36155 9th Street, Nehalem. H14674

NEHALEM – The North County Recreation District Board received preliminary numbers on three options for its aging community pool – renovate for $2.4 million, rebuild for $3.9 million or expand for $5.2 million. The preliminary draft of the Nehalem Bay Pool Options Study was presented during a public meeting Oct. 4 by Carl Sherwood with Robertson Sherwood Architects of Eugene. The NCRD Board invites public comment on the proposals during their next regular meeting, at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at NCRD. The board has placed an agenda item calling for a decision at that meeting on which of the three options to pursue further. However, NCRD Board Chair Kevin Greenwood said the board reserves the right to take time to absorb public input and call a special board meeting the following week to make a decision.

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Sherwood noted that he believed NCRD could get a variance from state building codes for the narrow pool deck, though he would confirm that before moving forward with this plan.

City of Tillamook passes truck-route ordinance BY JOE WRABEK

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The Tillamook City Council held their public hearing on — and had the first reading of — the city’s new truck-route ordinance on Oct. 1. It’s not exactly new, police chief Terry Wright told the council. The city has had a truck route ordinance since 1952. The problem is that a Federal law, the “Federal Aviation Administration Act of 1994, as amended,” prohibited cities from regulating “prices, routes or services of any motor carrier” except for public safety reasons. “In 2007, the state decided they have to approve our truck ordinance,” Wright said. The new ordinance the council was considering includes publicsafety reasons for limiting truck traffic to certain streets, citing length and weight of trucks, and the narrowness of some streets. “We can enforce it once ODOT gives their blessing,” Wright said. Thirteen of the 14 streets listed in the ordinance are already designated truck routes in the city’s Transportation Plan, city manager Paul Wyntergreen told the council. The Public Works Committee had recommended including Miller

Avenue as well; Miller is not in the Transportation Plan, Wyntergreen said. City planner David Mattison had earlier argued against including Miller Avenue, and Wyntergreen said both ODOT and the state Dept. of Land Conservation & Development (DLCD) “had misgivings” about including Miller without amending the Transportation Plan, a time-consuming process. Instead of including Miller Avenue on the list of truck routes, Wyntergreen and Chief Wright recommended adding a provision allowing trucks to use “restricted streets” to get back and forth to businesses not on truck routes so long as they used “the shortest route available.” This way, “we don’t landlock businesses not on a truck route,” Wyntergreen said. Pat Kerr (303 Miller) objected to the inclusion of Miller as a truck route, citing the danger to residences on that

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street. “We were not notified of this until today,” she added. “I, too, did not receive notice,” Aaron Palter, who lives on Third Street, said. Third Street is already a truck route, Wyntergreen noted. Notice was published in the newspaper and online, he said. The city isn’t obligated to notify landowners individually because the truck route ordinance isn’t a land use action, he said. The city council’s first reading of the ordinance—removing Miller Avenue from the truck route list, and adding Wyntergreen’s and Wright’s “shortest route available” language — passed unanimously. A second reading — and adoption — is scheduled for the city council meeting Oct. 15.

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The city council also had the first reading of an ordinance adopting Comprehensive Plan revisions. The council’s action followed public hearings by the city Planning Commission on August 2 and by the council itself Sept. 17. In other business, the Tillamook City Council: • Had the second reading and adoption of an ordinance lowering parking fees at Carnahan Park from $3 to $2. The council had voted last November to lower the fee, Wyntergreen said, “but we never had the second reading.” The popular boat-launching ramp gets grant money from the Oregon Marine Board Maintenance Assistance Program, which also dictates the

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lease help to get the County Commissioners to take another good look before dismantling our sirens. Saving our Sirens from destruction is important because it is our lives, the residents and visitors, at stake. In a Tsunami situation we have the right to simple, universal warning. They want to replace our sirens with airplane loudspeakers, reverse 911 calls, text messages and social media. However, our median age range for the county is over 40 and many of these are seniors who the commissioners expect to have cell phones, internet service and also counting on them being able to use these efficiently. Also, there are many places on our Coast where we are lacking in cell phone service; two coastal communities right on the beach have no cell phone service at all. In the case of vacationers and visitors, there is no way the County could even know their phone numbers or when they would be here for the reverse 911 to work. I would also like to add that we live in a very poor economical area and many of

the residents cannot afford the luxury of internet or cell phone service. This is just wrong in so many Ocie Johnson ways. SOS Tillamook What our County commissioners are planning for is the great big earthquake; a 9.0 to be exact and our warning would be the shaking. Now, in that case, they are correct, once the shaking is over, get out and head to high ground. But what they are not thinking about is a lower grade earthquake or even another tsunami generating scenario such as an under the ocean volcano or landslide. Please help us to help make them realize that a siren is universal tool in disaster warning and needs no explanation to residents or visitors; you hear a siren, you run. It is simple. Thank you for your help! We have started a Facebook page called SOS Tillamook County and the link is: https://www.facebook.com/S OSTillamookCounty

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READERS’ OPEN FORUM Fact checking Mitt Romney I checked a number of Mitt Romney statements in the first presidential debate on PolitiFact’s fact-checking web site: 1. Mitt Romney said that businesses did not get tax breaks for sending jobs overseas. Per PolitiFact, businesses closing U.S. operations do get tax breaks by deducting the closing costs as business expense and Republicans voted down White House-supported legislation to end those tax breaks. 2. Romney said that there were 5 studies that said his planned tax cuts and eliminations of deductions and loopholes would not increase the tax burden on the middle class or increase the deficit. Per PolitiFact, there have been no actual studies and taxes for middle class families would increase. 3. Romney said that Obamacare took away $716 billion away from current Medicare recipients. Per PolitiFact, that amount is reductions in Medicare spending over 10 years primarily paid to insurers and hospitals not recipients. 4. Romney said that Obamacare established a board that would dictate what treatments you could receive. Per PolitiFact, the board couldn’t make decisions for individuals but the board could reduce payments to hospitals with very high rates of re-admissions or recommend innovations that cut wasteful spending. 5. Romney said he is not going to cut education funding, but in the past he has said that he would, in fact, cut the education budget. 6. I don’t think Romney answered the question whether his Medicare plan was a voucher

program . Per PolitiFact, a voucher program is a fair way of describing the vision for Medicare under a RomneyRyan administration. Mary Flock Oceanside

What does America stand for? Why are we letting Israel call the shots and push U.S. military aggression “buttons” toward Iran? When will we begin to be our own country again? Following our own governance? We let China dictate the message that President Obama could not host the Dalai Llama at the White House. Now we’re letting Israel set the pace on non-diplomacy, and worse, with Iran. If we stood for American values, what would we have to lose? If we’re lucky, China might set sanctions against the U.S. and deprive us of their cheap imports. We might then have to reopen abandoned manufacturing plants across the country and create jobs here at home. And if we were luckier still, Israel and its money-powered AIPAC (American-Israel Public Affairs Committee) might pull the plug on Congressional ‘funding’ and Senate and House races may have to count on United States citizens for support and begin representing our needs instead. Let’s get back to our basic values and what America stands for: we welcome our visitors, especially those who come in peace; and we put everyone who wants a job back to work. We may have to make a few sacrifices; but isn’t that what we’ve always done, when

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Another bad experience in planning I do not know Rintha Renoud, even though I am also from Pacific City. I could have written her letter myself because my bad experience with Lisa Phipps was the same. In 2007 I also went to the planning department for information about adding a new family room to a 60-plus year old home in a long ago developed section of Pacific City. Ms. Phipps slammed down several papers, told me to fill them out and bring them back with about $500 for a land use study. I went back a week later and Ms. Phipps was called to the counter to assist me because she had not given me the proper information. There were five people behind me waiting while she rudely berated me for not having information she had not even given me or even explained what I really needed. She insisted I should have written an explanatory letter and answered questions that were not even questions in the regulations section, and no place asked for a letter. After another trip, it took about seven months for the land use study before I could even apply for a permit. I would not vote for Ms. Phipps if she were the only person running. Erma Lafreniere Pacific City

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As a Tillamook County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) volunteer, I encourage you to vote YES on 29-129. The Tillamook County SWCD was the first District formed in Oregon. Since 1940, Tillamook’s natural resource concerns changed. There are many Federal, State, and local mandates, permits, and regulations that are present that changed the way the District provides technical assistance to county citizens. As new environmental laws were enacted, the SWCD’s ability to provide local solutions to these laws diminished. Laws include the Federal Clean Water Act, National Environmental Protection Act, and the Threatened and Endangered Species Act, Oregon’s Confined Feeding Operation (CAFO) rules and regulations, and the North Coast Basin’s Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan are examples of rules, regulation, and mandates that has limited Tillamook County SWCD’s ability to provide timely technical assistance.

The Tillamook County Soil and Water Conservation District is not a Tillamook County Department. The SWCD operates as a legal subdivision of State Government. Local citizens are elected to direct the SWCD’s operations and programs. SWCD operates like Port Districts and School Districts. In other words, Tillamook County SWCD is locally controlled and managed. Over the years, Tillamook County SWCD has sponsored numerous stream bank protection projects, restored over 170 miles of stream riparian zones. This included fencing, native tree and shrub plantings, livestock crossings, off stream livestock watering facilities, over 100 nutrient management plans developed, and over 150 livestock manure storage facilities constructed as a result of the nutrient management plans. Today, the Tillamook County SWCD faces a reduction in USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) technical assistance and federal programs dollars to install conservation measures that restore and improve our County’s renewable resources for future generations that follow. Join me in voting YES on 29-129 that would provide Tillamook County Soil and Water Conservation District the financial resources to continue their conservation work on private lands that stared in 1940 to restore, improve, and maintain, our county’s resource base. Bob Pedersen Tillamook

United Way campaign begins this month Marie Mills Center has been a proud recipient of Tillamook County United Way (TCUW) support for nearly 35 years. As it has been with the other nonprofits in our community, TCUW support to Marie Mills Center has been instrumental in improving the quality of life of developmentally disabled adults in our programs and community. It has assisted in meeting their transportation needs, it has assisted in promoting social opportunities, it has assisted in the placement of individuals into independent living situations, and it has assisted in providing job training for our most vulnerable citizens leading to employment opportunities. Efforts like the annual TCUW drive, the annual THS Charity Drive, and the myriad of other efforts by caring nonprofits in our county represent what is best about our county our willingness to look after each other and to give a helping hand. Ours would be a much different community without efforts such as these. While having a history of being isolated, our county also has a history of helping its own for which we should all be proud of. October marks the beginning of this year’s Tillamook County United Way Drive. Marie Mills Center and the

many other beneficiaries of the United Way know how tough it has been for many in our community, including you. Your Support of the Tillamook County United Way Drive during times like these underscores the caring quality of Tillamook County Citizens, and is what makes ours a special community. Ron Rush, Executive Director, Marie Mills Center Inc.

‘Bill is the best choice’ I have read the flyers for those seeking the county commissioner’s office and I have met them. I have considered where the past politicians/ bureaucrats have taken us. I wondered if we have been led down a path that only sounds really good. One person has extensive experience with government functions, either as a bureaucrat, elected official or advisor. Ask me about the ease of processing a building permit when this person was a force in the county community development department. Where do you foresee the future wood products industry with an environmental lawyer advocating for the most productive forest in the state? Laws have been put in place already to reduce timber harvests and public access to the forests that we, the public, own. Our farmers are more attuned to the environment than any of those creating the laws. Lisa Phipps, from my observation, has been responsible for more roadblocks to the growth of Tillamook County than most can imagine. All of her accomplishments are government related, not business related. Do we want more government oversight with more laws and taxes to pay for them, or do you want a local government that is your voice? Bill Baertlein understands the financial condition of our government. He has the insight, experience and knowledge of what can make Tillamook County a great place again. He understands the needs of business to be successful and prosperous. He is receptive to suggestions outside the bureaucracy that would run the county as a business, there to help and advise the citizenry, not as an ever-growing tax dollar sinkhole. Bill Baertlein would take our concerns to the state and federal government and see the bull for what it is. He knows that the bureaucracy can be more efficient. Reductions in paperwork, elimination of overlapping rules/laws and meeting the needs of the people would be his guiding principles. He is more informed about our county government with his active participation than most “insiders.” Bill is the best choice for Tillamook County and the future. William Pollard Cloverdale

October is DV Awareness Month As the Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center celebrates 30 years of service and partnership in our community, we also recognize the serious impact that domestic violence has on our community. In Oregon alone, approximately 150 Oregonians were murdered as a result of domestic violence since January 2009; ten of these were children. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. While violence continues to impact our community, the response over 30 years has been nothing short of amazing. We have grown from a tiny group of volunteers to a fully staffed office, with a variety of services, including a crisis line, shelter, 24hour services, job training, and an education and outreach department. More and more people have attended trainings and events, volunteered, and donated money, time, and effort to speak out, increase resources, and be part of the solution. Our center currently responds to an average of 150200 calls a month, and serves over 1,000 families a year. We now have advocates stationed part-time at the Department of Human Services and the Tillamook County Health Department. Our services are always confidential and free. If you or someone you care about needs help, or if you would like to learn more about how you can help, please contact us at 503-8429486, or toll-free at 1-800-9921679. You may also visit our website at www.tcwrc.net, or our Facebook page. We are offering free purple car antenna ribbons during the month of October and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and are always available for public speaking or trainings for your workplace, church, or other community group. Thank you again, Tillamook, for 30 years of partnership and support! Together we can create a community free of violence. Kathleen Marvin, Executive Director Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center

Bay City Mayor: I endorse Andy Long for Sheriff Some decisions are easier. Such as, who has my vote for Sheriff – Andy Long. From the Coast Guard to the Sheriff’s Office, here’s a man whose career has been dedicated to helping us. I’ve met with him a number of times and always found him to be a well informed, dedicated professional. I wish all decisions were this easy. As mayor of Bay City and a long-time resident of Tillamook County, it’s an honor to endorse Andy Long for Sheriff. Shaena Peterson Bay City

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Candidates forum set for Rockaway city election ROCKAWAY BEACH – A candidates forum will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the community room of City Hall for candidates running for Rockaway Beach City Council. Questions to city council and mayor candidates will be submitted in writing by audience members during this special question and answer session. Rockaway Beach residents are encouraged to attend and ask questions. Rockaway Beach is the only city in Tillamook County that will have a contested race on the November ballot. Five peo-

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ple are running for four positions on the City Council. Three are incumbents — Richard Riley, Thomas Martine, and Bonnie Sedgemore. (Sedgemore was appointed at the Council’s Aug. 15 meeting, to replace Mardi Wing, who resigned.) The two “new faces� aren’t new, however. They’re Dave May and Sue Wilson, both of whom have served on the Rockaway Beach City Council before. May was recalled in July 2010, along with thenCouncilmember Ruth Daughtery. Wilson lost her bid for re-election in November

2010, and subsequently led the July 2011 recall campaign that unseated Mayor Dennis Porter and Councilmember Rodney Breazile. Rockaway Beach does not have councilors who represent particular districts or wards. The top four vote-getters in November will be the new Councilmembers who will be sworn in in January. Mayor Danell Boggs is unopposed for re-election. Jack McClave is the only member of the City Council not up for election. He’s in the middle of his term.

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Ashamed to be an Oregonian Today, a Tillamook Circuit Court chose not to protect a 9year-old child. A child who has lived in their state for many years with his father, a child who will soon have his life ripped away to be taken to a foreign place with people he barely knows, many who hate him before he even arrives. Today, an Oregon Court chose not to even look at or listen to the pleadings of a distraught father. The paperwork was not right, although none is available that is. Though Oregon has jurisdiction, it is not their fight. How can someone else have sovereignty over a 9-year-old child who lives in Oregon with his father? Would it have hurt to have at least taken the time to read the paperwork? Today, I am ashamed to call myself an Oregonian. Joan Schoepfer Portland

‘I did not ask to be born this way’ I am currently panhandling but wanted to address something hurtful that was said to me. One of my disabilities is fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and it says so on my sign. An old man read it, sneered at me and asked, “Quit drinking yet?� The keyword here is “fetal,� my birth mother was a drinker. Prenatal exposure to alcohol is the number one cause of preventable mental retardation in America. I don’t drink much at all! A Mike’s Hard Lemonade once in a while, but I find everything else repulsive. The alcohol that my birth mom drank killed my twin and sentenced me to a lifetime of hardship. I did not ask for this. I do not spend my money on destroying my brain cells since I need those I have. Most peo-

ple with FAS are worse off then me. I can live semi-independently. I’m usually not so easy to offend since I survived high school and all the torture that went with it but right now I am very sensitive. I have cerebral palsy (CP) which makes it hard to walk, and that is why I use a wheelchair to panhandle. Yes I can ride a bike but if I’m going to be in one place for more than a few minutes I need something to sit down on. I’ve had abuse yelled at me, been called dishonest, a fraud, scowled at, etc. I did not ask to be born this way. It makes me cry when people yell mean things at me from their cars. Please be kind. If you’ve a problem with me come and tell/ask me, don’t start rumors; that’s hurtful. Quinn Pender Tillamook

Kenny G’s was a lifesaver I wanted to write for two reasons. We are long time visitors to Rockaway Beach (27 years) but this year presented some new challenges. My mother started dialysis this year; so for a 3-week stay we had to figure out transportation 3 days per week to and from Rockaway to Tillamook. We tried to figure out what type of medical transport is available and found that for the elderly and very infirm this is a daunting task. Everyone we contacted was extremely helpful but options for this were very limited. The volunteers at Faith in Action were great and able to help with some rides. I especially wanted to say Kenny G’s taxi service was our lifesaver. Both Kenny and his drivers Robert and James were super. The Best! Kind, available, and helpful. I would say if you have someone who you need to get around outside of the Tillamook city limits or in, use this service. I think something for the county to come up with might be consistent medical transport

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countywide. But that is a problem everywhere. At least the people in this county care-really and truly. The people in the dialysis center were super too. Working with us to get mom taken care of. You have a great bunch of people here and it’s all of them together that make Tillamook the best place on earth. Angelica Schmitt Rockaway Beach

It’s easy to be scammed If I can be scammed, so can you! I’m super-cautious and believe no one, but when a young girl called me crying “Grandma! I’m scared to death! Please help me! I went to my friend’s dad’s funeral in Canada and while riding in a car we got stopped and they found drugs in the trunk and we were all arrested even though I tested clean. I’m so ashamed! Please please don’t tell anyone! Promise?� she sounded like my granddaughter amid the tears. She begged me to do what the police said. “Sgt. Royce� called and even had me call his police dept. number back and ask for him. So it sounded legit. He said she had two options: go through the American Embassy in Canada and wait months because of their “strike,� and other facts like: they only had 30 people etc., plus specific instructions on how to get her out today if I went though the Dominican Republic Embassy. I saved all the numbers he gave me to call with special instructions. There are many more details to this story but I’m saving space here. When the sergeant explained that the girl was so “distraught� that she was vomiting this terrified grandma was in hurry to help, and keep it all quiet! Foolishly I answered their questions,

like my “granddaughter� begged me to, called the Western Union number (complete with legit sounding recordings) and gave all the info. that “Sergeant Royce� needed and yes, I paid by my two credit cards. How stupid! But we were in a rush and I didn’t stop to think. But what finally saved me is a phone call from my real granddaughter, plus a quick cancellation of my two credit cards. I learned a huge lesson: slow down! Ask your loved one questions only they would know answers to. I swore I’d be smarter than this, but they have learned every trick to convince you it’s real. So beware! And pray! Aggie Dentel Tillamook

Tsunami logic? I don’t understand the logic behind removing the tsunami sirens. It’s true that they malfunction on occasion, but I believe, with a more strict service schedule, issues preventing them from sounding off would be eliminated. I personally would rather have my survival depend on a system that’s already in position than relying on a largely untested system that needs time to mobilize after an event occurs. Also, the land our airport lies on is nothing but reclaimed swampland, which, during large earthquakes, tends to liquefy. If that happened, the base of operations for our airborne alert system would be rendered useless, leaving everyone in the tsunami zones wondering what actions they should take to protect their loved ones. Bryan McCoy Oceanside

ELECTIONS COVERAGE

Local GOP endorses Welsh, Baertlein BY JOE WRABEK

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At their monthly meeting Oct. 4, the Tillamook County Republican Central Committee voted to endorse a nonRepublican running for state office — Jim Welsh of Manzanita — and also to endorse Bill Baertlein, one of the candidates in the non-partisan contest for Tillamook County commissioner. The endorsements were made as part of a general “Resolution of Support� primarily of Republican candidates running for statewide or national office. “The Tillamook County Republican Central Committee recognizes, applauds, and heartily endorses the candidacies,� the resolution said. The resolution was adopted unanimously. Welsh had won the Republican nomination in May 2012 for State House District 32, which includes Clatsop and the north half of Tillamook County, but subsequently quit the Republican Party, accepting the endorsement of the Constitution Party. The state Republican Party organization did not appoint a replacement Republican candidate. “Our endorsement of Jim Welsh was based on mutual

respect by the [precinct committeepersons] and admiration of his conservative principles,� Tillamook GOP chairman Tom Donohue said. “Jim has been a businessman in both Tillamook and Clatsop counties and understands what our future state government needs to do to nurture business interests in these counties.� The Tillamook Republican Central Committee endorsed Baertlein because “as an accountant and Port commissioner, he understands the bottom line better than his opponent,� Donohue said. “The non-partisan race for County Commissioner Position #1 we would normally not comment on,� Donohue said. “However, the Tillamook County Democratic Central Committee has already openly endorsed Ms. Phipps with literature in their campaign headquarters and have effectively made it a partisan race.� The other local nonpartisan race, for Tillamook County Sheriff, “has not been politicized because of bias or endorsements by other political parties,� Donohue said. “Therefore, the Tillamook County Republican Central Committee has no comment.�

Gina Seufert named VP for Physician and Clinic Services Gina Seufert has been named vice president for physician and clinic services at Tillamook County General Hospital. Since 1994, Seufert has served in a number of clinical and leadership roles for departments at the hospital including: Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Safety, Emergency Department, Outpatient Therapy Services, Clinic Services, Medical Staff Services and Patient Scheduling. Prior to coming to Tillamook, Seufert served for ten years in several clinical and administrative roles at Ketchikan General Hospital in Alaska. A registered nurse for nearly 30 years, Seufert has extensive experience in both clinical and administrative rural health care roles. In addition to a holding a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), and also maintains TEAM and ACLS clinical certifications. An active volunteer and past president with the Tillamook County 4-H Leaders Association, Seufert also enjoys spending time with her family, which includes three grown children and three grandchildren, as well as tending to a hobby farm.

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OBITUARIES Donna Doty At 1:12 p.m. on Sept. 30, 2012, Jesus came and took Donna Elizabeth Doty by the hand, wiped away her tears and led her to her husband Johnny Doty and the kingdom he has always promised them. Donna will DONNA be missed by DOTY many loved ones. She leaves behind her son, Melvin J Doty and his wife Janet of Houston, Texas; son, Allen D. Doty and his wife Alesa of Keizer; daughter, Rhonda L. Richardson and her husband Joe of Clatskanie; daughter, Jeannie (Darla) Davidson and her husband Dan of Clatskanie; sister, Vida Duffey and her husband Wes of Oregon City; sister, Naomi Nicholson and her husband Bill of Chandler, Ariz.; brother, Bob Kennedy and his wife Pat of St. Helens; five grandsons; two granddaughters; four greatgrandchildren; and many other nieces and nephews. Donna’s children and family would like to invite her friends and family to a celebration of life ceremony at Oregon City Christian Church, 1179 South End Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045, on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow. Donna was buried at Willamette National Cemetery on Oct 4. Arrangements were by Crown Memorial Centers.

Raymond Brown Raymond Dean Brown 87, passed away Sept. 23, 2012 in Seattle, Wash. He was born Sept. 13, 1925 in Mobridge, S.D. and attended school in Selby, S.D. Throughout the years he worked for the Milwaukee Railroad, Coca-Cola, and finally Wonder Bread, where he retired after 42 years. A resident of Seattle for 50 years and Rockaway Beach for 15 years, Raymond belonged to many organizations. He was a life-long member of the Masonic Lodge, The Shriners, and was a Master in the Oddfellows. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Doris E. Brown; stepsons, Rodney Rutherford of Arizona and Stan Rutherford of North Carolina; eight grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. Raymond was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Terri Rutherford. Memorial services were held on Sept. 29 at Providence Mt. St. Vincent in Seattle, Wash. Remembrances may be made to Providence Mt. St. Vincent. Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home, Seattle, was in charge of arrangements.

Alfred Nilsson Long-time Tillamook resident Alfred John “Neil� Nilsson passed away peacefully Sept. 2, 2012. He is survived by friends too numerous to name, loving family, fans and probably more than a few people who could barely tolerate him. Hoist a glass, sing a song, hug a friend, spread some laughs in his name today. That is all he would have hoped for. There will be no services. If you must, I think the old man would probably appreciate it if you donated some food to your local food bank.

Marjorie Sisson Marjorie June McTaggart Sisson was born on May 10, 1937 in Doty, Wash. to Norman and Gladys McTaggart. She grew up in St. Mary’s, Idaho and moved to Tillamook County, where she attended Nestucca High School. It was there where she met Edward SisMARJORIE son. SISSON Marjorie married Edward on Aug. 6, 1954 and had four children. They made their home in Portland but remained active in the South Tillamook County area. Marjorie is survived by her husband; four children, Ray Sisson of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Robert Sisson of Portland, Janet L Sisson of Portland and Lori Johnson of Elmira; 11 grandchildren; and 10 greatgrandchildren. She was an amazing woman who loved the Lord and her family with great devotion. She was a strong lady who always put the needs of others before herself. Marjorie loved being a grandmother and great-grandmother and smiled with joy at the sight of her grandchildren and took delight in their many successes. Marjorie was also

loved by her many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Marjorie passed away peacefully at her home with family on Sept. 27, 2012. Her service was held on Oct. 2 at Faith Community Church in Portland. Marjorie will be always be in the hearts of her family and friends, and her loving memory with be with us always. Mt. Scott Funeral Home of Portland was in charge of arrangements.

Marian Fuller Marian Fuller passed away Oct. 3, 2012 in Mesa, Ariz. She was born in Summit, Ore. April 14, 1917, the eldest of five children. Raised in Valley Junction, she graduated from Willamina High School in 1934, then attended business college in Portland. She MARIAN was Devils Lake FULLER Regatta’s first Regatta Queen in 1933. She married Jim Fuller in 1939, and they lived in various towns in Oregon before settling down in Vancouver, Wash. where she ran Fullers Fruit Valley Grocery store. In 1974 they moved to Neskowin to manage Proposal Rock Inn. She worked until her health failed in 2010. She is preceded in death by her husband Jim, and two sons, Dan and Mark. She is survived by one son, Terry, wife Linda, of Florence Ariz.; sister, Bernice Waddle of Sweet Home; grandson, Monte Fuller (Karin) of Durban South Africa; granddaughters, Heidi Lindstrom, (David), Carrie Fuller, and Jennifer Fuller; great-grandchildren, Josh Evans, Nichole Le Sage, Alexander Lindstrom, Cameron Lindstrom, Mariah Fuller and Bryce Cook; and one great-great-grandson, Deagan Sawyer. A Celebration of Life will be held in her honor at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Kiawanda Community Center. Contributions can be made in her name to Hospice of Tillamook.

until his death. He was united in marriage to Nadine Simmons on Jan. 11, 1952 in Tillamook. They were married just more than 53 years when Nadine passed away in 2005. Gerald enjoyed traveling, bowling, clam digging, camping, horseshoes, and just to have a good time. He loved people. He also enjoyed watching the grandkids play sports. Gerald is survived by sons, Gary Kominoth and Rick Kominoth and wife Beaulah (Tammy); daughters Debi Hartford and husband Ray, Tammy Wilks and husband David; eight grandchildren, Lindsey Thompson and husband Keith, Ashley Arthur, Jared Hartford and wife Sara, Jason Hartford, Buster Hartford, David Wilks Jr, Logan Wilks, and Brittany Wilks; four great-grandchildren; and good friend and companion, Martha Walker of Tillamook. He belonged to the Elk s, the Swiss Society, The Pioneer Association and the National Bowling Association. He was preceded in death by his father John Kominoth, mother Marie Kominoth, brother Glen Kominoth, sister Donna Clemens and wife Nadine Kominoth. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at the St. John s United Church of Christ in Tillamook. Contributions in Gerald ’s name may be made to the Tillamook Booster Club. Arrangements are in care of Waud ’s Funeral Home in Tillamook.

William Norcross William T. Norcross was born in Nantucket, Mass. on Jan. 21, 1930. He passed away in Tillamook on Oct. 2, 2012 at age 82. William grew up in Nantucket and was the quarterback of his high school team all four years. He served his country honorably in Vietnam and Korea through the U.S. Navy and Air Force. William worked as a heavy equipment operator for many years. Eighteen years ago he visited Garibaldi and fell in

love with the area and the fishing. William loved to fish and watch sports. He was old fashioned in the way that he treated people, kind hearted and respectful. It was important to him to try to live a Godly life. William will be missed by all who knew him, especially his caregivers who knew him best. William’s ashes will be interred at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Cremation arrangements are in care of Waud’s Funeral Home in Tillamook. Memorial contributions in William’s name may be made to the Wellspring Program through the Tillamook Co. General Hospital in Tillamook, which was very dear to his heart.

Marvin Grout Funeral services will be held for Marvin L. Grout on Friday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. at Waud’s Funeral Home. Marvin was born in Hubbard, Ore. on Jan. 5, 1940 to John and Dolly (Parren) Grout. He passed away in Tillamook on Oct. 7, 2012 at age 72. Marvin MARVIN grew up in GROUT Grand Ronde. When he was 13 years old he worked in Paisley, Ore. loading hay trucks. At only 14 years old, Marvin worked as a log truck driver out of Grand Ronde. Marvin was united in marriage to Karen Jones, and together they had two children. He later moved to Tillamook and married Janice Mercier Hofenbredl in Tillamook. Marvin retired from driving truck in 2002. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Tillamook. He enjoyed camping, fishing, playing horseshoes, and watching Nascar. Marvin dearly treasured time spent with his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor, and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Marvin was preceded in death by brothers Reyn Grout, Pete Grout, and Steve Reznic-

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Gerald Kominoth Gerald Wayne Kominoth was born on Sept. 5, 1927 in Tillamook to John and Marie (Meyer) Kominoth. Gerald passed away in Tillamook on Sept. 21, 2012 at the age of 85 after a short illness. Two weeks prior to his death, he celebrated his birthday with more than 100 friends GERALD and family at KOMINOTH Trask Park. Gerald grew up on a farm in Idaville. He graduated from Tillamook High School in 1944, after which he joined the Army. He returned home and began picking up milk from various farms throughout the county. He then went to work for the Tillamook County Road Department. After that he went to work for Publisheis Papers and retired from there. He then began to work part-time at Coast Wide Ready Mix driving cement truck. He continued that until his mid 70s, when he decided to almost completely retire from his working days. We say almost, because he worked at South Prairie Store

sek, wife Janice Grout, and sister Rose Henry. He leaves behind to honor his life his loving family, children Sandra Rolston of Tillamook, Debbie Phillips of Tillamook, Cheryl Bertak of Eugene, Ron Grout of North Bend, Ron Mercier of Tillamook; brothers Virgil Grout of Grass Valley, CA., Albert Reznicsek of Grand Ronde, Walt Reznicsek of Montana; and sisters Roslie Payne of Harrisburg, OR., and Nora Wood of Dallas, Ore., and sister in law, Val Grout of Grand Ronde. Marvin is survived by twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, and his loving dog Josi. Donations in Marvin’s name may be made to the local Veteran’s Service Office. Arrangements are in care of Waud’s Funeral Home.

Paul Workman Sr. Funeral services will be held for Paul James Workman Sr. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Tillamook Church of the Nazarene. Paul was born Dec. 25, 1925 in Jefferson City, Mo. to George and Ruie (Laudders) Workman and passed away Oct. 6, 2012 in Wheeler at age 86. Paul grew PAUL up and attended WORKMAN school in Dayton, Ore. He went directly into the service and served in the Navy during World War

II. After the war, he married Betty Pierce on February 7, 1948 in LaGrande, Oregon and they lived there for 2 years; Paul worked for a bakery. They moved to Tillamook and Paul began a long career working as a log stacker for the lumber mill, retiring from Publishers Lumber. Paul was a member of the Tillamook Pioneer Association and the Tillamook Nazarene Church where he was active in the choir. Paul enjoyed playing the guitar, singing, going on rides after church with the family and time spent with the family. Paul is survived by his wife Betty of Tillamook, and three children, Filine Chinn and her husband Roger of Tillamook; Denise Workman Cook and her husband John of Idaville; and Phillip Workman of Tillamook. Paul is preceded in death by his three sons, Howard, John and Paul Jr., as well as five brothers and four sisters. Paul is survived by 10 grandchildren, Roger Jr., Paul, Sonja, Jennifer, Alisha, Brittney, Jaylynn, Paul III, Jamie and Jeffery; and 15 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Foundation in care of Waud’s Funeral Home, Tillamook. Interment will be held at Willamette National Cemetery with full military honors.

TILLAMOOK COUNTY QUILT TRAIL TO GROW

After a year’s hiatus, the Tillamook County Quilt Trail Coalition (TCQT) is ready to begin production of the 2013 quilt blocks. The TCQT will meet from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Officers’ Mess Hall at the Port of Tillamook Bay to allow those on the waiting list, and any other interested parties throughout the county, the opportunity to choose a design. Orders for a 2013 quilt block will not be taken after Dec. 31 of this year. If you have been wanting to be included on the quilt trail, your only chance is to get on the list, by calling Faye Jacques at 503-842-4939. Those currently on the list will also receive a letter of notification of the October meeting. More than 40 new designs will be on display. For more information about the Quilt Trail, visit tillamookquilttrail.org.

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Public Meeting The Salmonberry Canyon Corridor Coalition made up of local stakeholders and supported by Oregon Dept of Forestry and Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept., will hold a “Listening Post� Public meeting to discuss the Salmonberry Canyon Corridor Feasibility Study on Thursday, October 11, 2012, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, Tillamook District Conference Room, 5005 Third Street, Tillamook, OR.

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Welcome

Tillamook County General Hospital’s

September 2012 Arrivals

Jason Alexander September 2, 2012

Juan Antonio Olmos-Gonzalez September 4, 2012

Gage Marvin Schmid September 11, 2012

Lily Ann Smith-Barton September 13, 2012

Shalysta Dee Larsen September 13, 2012

Jasmin Mendes-Cruz September 17, 2012

Seth Andrew-Wayne Clifton September 18, 2012

David Ismael Bravo September 22, 2012

Draco Siu-Tin Ng September 22, 2012

Thadius Tohl September 25, 2012

Wyatt Lawrence James Vandecoevering September 26, 2012

Madilynn Brielle Welch September 29, 2012

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Nancy Whitehead receives a Lifetime Achievement Award presented on behalf of her and her husband Gordon's work for South County.

Futures Council gives out ‘Vision Awards’ BY SAMANTHA SWINDLER sswindler@countrymedia.net

MANZANITA – Tillamook County residents and organizations were honored Oct. 2 during the Tillamook County Futures Council annual banquet, held at the Pine Grove Community House. The Futures Council is a citizen advisory council to the County Commissioners on the long-term vision for the county. Awards are given to individuals and groups that give back to the community in six different categories. In Growth & Development, County Public Works Director Liane Welch was honored for her tireless efforts with a budget-strapped department. Other nominees were Michele Bradley with the Port of Tillamook Bay and South County’s Gordon & Nancy Whitehead. The Whiteheads received a Lifetime Achievement Award for their volunteer efforts. In Health & Human Services, the Waterhouse Falls Salmon Harvest Program was honored. Founded by Manzanita residents Bill Campbell and Mike Ehlen, the program processes returning hatchery Coho salmon on the North Fork Nehalem and provides the canned fish to the North County Food Bank. To date, the program has fed 6,000 people. Other nominees were Erin Skaar with CARE and Dr. Calvin Hill, MD. In the Society & Culture category, the Manzanita-based Eugene Schmuck Foundation took top honors. The foundation’s Manzanita Open golf tournament has raised more than $1 million, which has gone back to the community to support groups such as NeahKah-Nie schools, Meals on Wheels, CARTM, North County Food Bank, North County Recreation District, Rinehart

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County Commissioner Mark Labhart presents the Growth & Development award to County Public Works Director Liane Welch.

Clinic and more. Other nominees were Jane Scott, Linda Kozlowski, Gloria Scullin and Peter Nunn. There was only one nominee in the Natural Environment category, and it was well deserved. Winner Peter Walczak is NKN School District’s “biologist in residence.” He organizes outdoor excursion days for students, a “Sea Week” program, and gets students excited about the ecology around them. As award presenter Rick Kneeland announced, “the winner is.... the students of Neah-Kah-Nie.” The Youth & Education award was a tie, with plaques given to both the Tillamook County Library System and its many volunteers, and the North County Recreation District School Swim Program. Other nominees were the Mudd Nick Foundation and the countywide Teen Parent Program. Eugene Tish, owner of the Garibaldi House Inn & Suites, was honored in the Economy category; the other nominee was Jeff Shons and Mary Jones with Pelican Pub & Brewery.

CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS • On Sept. 7, Adam Jay Merrill, 25, pleaded guilty to Assault (Fourth Degree), a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about July 4, and was sentenced to 70 days in jail (with credit for time already served) and ordered to pay costs of $460. A charge of Harassment was dismissed. • On Sept. 14, Marcus Daniel Musaraca, 31, pleaded guilty to Theft (Second Degree), committed on or about Dec. 22, 2011, and was sentenced to jail equal to time already served, and ordered to pay costs of $622 and restitution in the amount of $311.19. Charges of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and of Identity Theft were dismissed. Also on Sept. 14, Musaraca was found in violation of probation and ordered to pay costs of $225. Probation was extended to Feb. 8, 2013. • On Sept. 19, Maridee Ann Kosmecki was found in violation of probation and sentenced to 10 days in jail (with credit for time served after Sept. 12, 2012) and ordered to pay costs of $225. Probation was ordered continued. • On Sept. 20, Jim Lee Sears Jr. was found in violation of probation and sentenced to jail for 120 days. Probation was revoked. • On Sept. 21, Teddy Gene Flanagan was found in violation of probation and sentenced to 60 days in jail (with credit for time served after Sept. 6, 2012) plus 12 months postprison supervision. Probation was revoked. • On Sept. 24, John Everett Wheeler, 42,pleaded no contest to Unlawful Discharge or Attempt to Discharge a Weapon on or Across a Highway, Railroad Right of Way, Public Road, Ocean Shore Recreation Area, or Public Utility, an unclassified violation, committed on or about July 17, and ordered to pay costs of $495. • On Sept. 24, Kenneth Bruce Knutenin, 50, pleaded guilty to Giving False Information to a Police Officer, a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about July 2, 2011, and was

sentenced to 25 days in jail (with credit for time already served), and ordered to pay costs of $1,037. Charges of Failure to Properly Use Safety Belts and Driving Uninsured were dismissed. • On Sept. 24, Billie Leland Barger, 63, pleaded guilty to Unlawful Possession of an Angling Tag, a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about Aug. 4, and was placed on bench probation for 36 months and ordered to pay costs of $1,160. Barger’s fishing license was suspended for 36 months. • On Sept. 24, John T Lloyd, 34, pleaded no contest to Unlawful Possession of Undersized Commercial Gaper, a Class A violation, committed on or about July 15, and was ordered to pay costs of $280. • On Sept. 25, Aaron Keith Richard Moore was found in violation of probation and sentenced to 120 days in jail (with credit for time served after Sept. 14, 2012). Probation was revoked. • On Sept. 28, James Duncan was found in violation of probation, and sentenced to 20 days in jail (with credit for time served after Sept. 20, 2012). Probation was ordered continued. • On Sept. 28, Christopher Robin Miller, 22, pleaded guilty to Resisting Arrest, a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about Sept. 16, and was placed on supervised probation for 18 months and ordered to pay a supervision fee. Two additional counts of Resisting Arrest and a charge of Disorderly Conduct (Second Degree) were dismissed. Costs were not charged because of defendant’s indigence. • On Oct. 1, Gary Michael Mortenson, 44, pleaded guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about Sept. 23, 2011, and was sentenced to 5 days in jail, placed on supervised probation for 24 months, and ordered to pay costs of $3,076. His driver’s license was suspended for one year.

Street project to cost $62K more than expected BY JOE WRABEK

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GARIBALDI – The City’s “12th Street Project,” installing sidewalks, storm drains, pedestrian ramps, water mains, and lighting conduit along three blocks of Highway 101, will cost about $62,000 more than expected. The extra money covers replacing about 300 feet of storm drain and inlets between 11th St. and the driveway of the U.S. Coast Guard house, and beefing up the new sidewalks to compensate for “ground settling issues” identified by the contractor constructing the project. The additional work boosts the project cost from $129,000 to over $190,000. The Garibaldi City Council held a special meeting Wednesday, Oct. 3, to approve change orders allowing the contractor, David Roberts Excavating, to complete the work, and budgeting the additional funds.

The extra money is paying to “reconstruct public utilities that we installed in the spring,” city manager John O’Leary told the Headlight Herald. The contractor “has to uninstall what was there and install it different and deeper,” he said. The sidewalks themselves have to be thicker than originally planned, and be reinforced with wire mesh. As the Headlight Herald went to press, sidewalks had already been completed from 10th to 11th Streets. The entire project is intended to be finished in time for the Coast Guard’s popular haunted house event Saturday, Oct. 27. People will be able to walk to the Coast Guard’s haunted house at 12th and Highway 101 on the new sidewalks, O’Leary said. ODOT has announced plans to re-pave Highway 101 in the summer of 2014, from Nedonna Beach to Idaville, O’Leary said.

AAUW MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT TEA

The Tillamook area AAUW (American Association of University Women) will hold its annual recruitment event on Sunday, Oct. 21 starting at 1 p.m. at the Oregon Department of Forestry, 5005 Third Street in Tillamook. Afternoon tea will be served accompanied by a variety of savory and sweet offerings. Those interested in AAUW and its activities are invited. The menu will include tea sandwiches, scones, and sweets to finish plus a variety of teas or coffee. Cynthia Rauscher, AAUW state president, will be the guest speaker. The AAUW works together to promote the welfare, education, and rights of all women and girls. For more information, contact Nancy Contolini at 503521-6423 or ncontolini@gmail.com.


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Winds scoured the landscape from northern California, where it began, to the Washington-Canadian border, and inland to the Cascades. People who lived in western Oregon 50 years ago remember the Columbus Day Storm in vivid detail; it was so powerful and shocking, really, in a part of the world that doesn’t experience those kinds of winds, that images from the storm are permanently etched in the minds of people who lived through the “Big Blow” that October evening in 1962.

ANDREA JENCK In Tillamook County, one of the most dramatic stories is the blow-down of the Jenck's dairy barn on Third Street. Andrea Jenck was a newlywed in October of 1962, bride of Don “Hooker” Jenck. The young couple was returning from their honeymoon in California on the evening of October 12, just as the storm was picking up speed. “We saw signs blowing,” she said, “trees were bending. We were thinking, oh my goodness, what is going on here?” The Jenck dairy farm was on Third Street, west of the hospital. As they approached the bridge on Third Street they saw a man struggling to walk in the wind. “A guy was walking on the bridge in a raincoat. The wind picked him up and blew his coat up around his head and we saw him tumble into the ditch. We stopped and tried to help him, but he said he was OK.” “The honeymoon was over, I can tell you. That storm was the most scary thing I have ever seen in my life.” The couple arrived at home and immediately Hooker went out to milk the cows. At the time, the Jencks had 70-75 cows in their herd. Hooker was milking the cows in the barn and the wind was roaring. The doors on the barn that opened onto Third Street were banging violently, and as Hooker later told Andrea, “He thought the wind was going to tear the doors off the barn. He got up from the milking parlor and walked to the doors. As soon as he stepped outside the barn the wind picked him up and tossed him across the road. He flew across the road, and the barn collapsed right behind him. That was the miracle part. The barn collapsed the moment he stepped out of it. “He said his feet never touched the road. The wind blew him over the road and over the barbed wire fence. He landed in a field on the other side of the fence. He heard the crashing behind him and turned and saw the barn falling down in the road. And when the barn came down, the power lines came down after it. Hooker stood in that field watching power lines sparking in the dark behind him. “And the poor cows were bawling under the barn. They were trapped in there, under the barn and the hay. We’d just put in hay for the winter. We couldn’t get them out. It was very sad. We lost about 35 cows. We lost half the herd. “Hooker made it back to the house and he said, ‘Oh my God, the barn blew over.’ The power was out and the wind was so loud. It was terrifying.” “But there’s always good with bad,” said Andrea. “The next day Hooker’s mother went to church and said a mass for him, thanking God for saving his life. All of our family and neighbors came out and helped us clean it up. We got the road cleared off.” The barn had fallen and landed in Third Street. “We got the cows out and we got the hay out. We tore the old barn down. So many people from all over town came to help us. People I didn’t even know were helping us. It was amazing. It was wonderful, how people came together after the storm. “A man from Scappoose showed up after the storm. He

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File photo from the Headlight Herald showing storm damage to the Jenck barn.

said his son had a farm and his son had died, so the man had heifers for sale. Hooker said we couldn’t afford them. The man said that we could pay for the heifers when they started milking. That way, we replaced the cows that we lost with 30 very good cows. The quality of those heifers was so good, that within two years we were the top-producing dairy in Tillamook County. So something good even came from that, which was really very sad. You never know what life will bring you, but we always have something to be thankful for.”

RON ZERKER Ron Zerker lives in Burns now, but he grew up on a dairy farm on Wilson River Loop Road. He was in high school in 1962 when the Columbus Day Storm hit. “I remember being on an activity bus, we were headed to the valley. The bus driver got word that there was a big storm coming, and we turned around and came home. “A week or two before that we had a real freaky east storm, and I guess I thought it was going to be another one like that. But this was different. It got deathly quiet before it hit. You could have heard a pin drop. “We got the cows in the barn and then I went down to the river to try to save my boat. I had a little boat tied up down there. But then the wind was blowing so hard I could barely stand up, and then trees started falling. “I knew I better get out of there. I had to leave my boat. I made it back to the house, and then the power went out. “The next day we drove around to see how other people made out. We went out to the Jenck farm. The barn came down on his cows. It was the most devastating thing I’ve ever seen. They had to crawl in there and put those cows out of their misery. It was just terrible. Jenck was lucky he made it out of there alive.” Back at the Zerker dairy, the power was out for days, and the cows still had to be milked. Ron was enlisted for the job of milking the herd by hand, twice a day. “We used a milking machines, but the power was out, and no one knew how long it would take before it came back on. We had to milk those cows, and after a couple of days, my hands hurt from milking by hand. “Then I had a genius idea. I don’t know how I ever though of it, except that my hands hurt, so I was motivated. “I figured out how to run the milking machines off our old Chevy pickup. On the manifold on a pickup there was a plug. I unscrewed it and I put this connector on there.

Then I took a garden hose to screw onto that. Then I ran the hose to the other end of the milking machines, which ran off air pressure. When I revved the engine up to so many RPM’s it ran the milking machines. “My uncle couldn’t believe it when he heard we were running the milking machines off of the Chevy manifold. He had to come over to see it for himself.”

TERRY LEWIS “I was almost 15 when the Columbus Day storm hit. Our family lived on the Bud Gienger farm at the end of Squeedunk Road. It was located on the east edge of Tillamook Bay, fully exposed to the weather. The house was very large and sturdy. It had four fireplaces and heavy wooden shutters for the windows. “When the winds first came up there was no reason to think it was something other than another typical fall windstorm common to the Oregon Coast. I found an army surplus canvas stretcher and used it for a sail. It had little short legs and handles on either end. Wearing slick barn boots, I held the stretcher up behind me and I "skied" across the wet pasture, the strong wind pushing me. I had a couple of good runs of 20 to 30 yards. “It was really windy, a sustained, strong wind. Pretty soon there was all this debris in the air. I started to get hit with small airborne sticks and other debris. My face was peppered. “I got scared (not common for a 15 year old). I fought my way back into the wind to the safety of the house, trying to protect my face from debris. “Our family closed all the window shutters, darkening the house. The big strong house shook for hours. We were worried. “We all made it. But the news of really how big the storm and widespread the damage did not come until later.”

“I was 10 years old and my parents and brother and I left Tillamook early that morning to travel to Seattle to visit the World's Fair. The ride was fairly routine until the skies began to darken and the rain began falling harder than I had ever seen. My parents assured us that nothing was wrong. “We arrived in Seattle and settled into our hotel room. We were going to have dinner at the World's Fair, the restaurant at the top of The Space Needle. The news on the TV was grim...they were telling people to stay indoors and to stay away from windows! That didn't stop us from heading out to the Fair! “We rode the Monorail into the park and I can tell you there were no long lines! We headed for the Space Needle and made it to the top floor. Once there it became obvious that the weather had turned violent. The entire Space Needle was swaying back and forth and windows were blowing out...but my Dad kept assuring us that there wasn't a problem! “At this point my brother and I were on the floor deciding that this was the safest spot for us. Finally my Dad decided that maybe it would be best to get down to the ground level. We managed to get on the last elevator going down. As we got out of the elevator the electricity went out and the remaining people were forced to walk down the interior of the Space Needle to the ground. “I will never forget the feeling of relief that we had actually made it out of that swinging building. We walked back to our hotel and stayed away from the windows as the winds got stronger and stronger...finally we were doing what we should have done all along...stay inside. “We left early the next morning to make the long trip back to Tillamook. All along the highway trees were down as well as power lines. I still don't know how we made it back home in one piece; it was the longest trip ever. “Once we arrived in Tillamook, it became apparent that the hurricane had hit us hard. Trees had fallen in our yard on Third St. and barely missed hitting our house. The electricity was off for several days and we were lucky to have several fireplaces, as the weather was still bad, with lots of rain and wind. “The Columbus Day Storm made quite a lasting impression on this 10 year old. I don't know very many people that can say that they were at the top of The Space Needle when the hurricane hit!”

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And half of the balcony was removed, which opens up the interior of the playhouse considerably. The whole theater has been painted and awaits the arrival of an audience for the opening night show of ‘What a Fine Monster You Are!’ Oct. 12. That evening is sold out, but tickets are still available for other performances. The new show is a spooky comedy, perfect for the Halloween season. It is directed by Robert Buckingham and produced by Val Braun. “A Fine Monster You Are!” stars Karen Martin, Karen Samantha Swindler and Chris ChioDowns, Samantha Swindler, Chris Chio- la as Suzette and Corky. la, Scott Campbell, Lora Ressler and Sandra Koops. There are plenty of laughs and surprises in this play by Monk Ferris that clips along at a lively pace. The content is appropriate for all ages. Plan to take in the play and check out the newly remodeled playhouse from the comfort of a padded seat. The play runs Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 12-27, with two Sunday matinees, Oct. 21 and 28.

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Toddler Taylor Carter was seriously injured in September when she was run over by a lawnmower. The accident left her foot badly damaged, and repair and healing may take years, Loughrie said. “We’ve gathered together local people who are musicians, singers and songwriters,” Loughrie told the Headlight Herald. Besides Loughrie and Bassett themselves, the lineup of performers includes Martin Asinoff, Adam and Sydney Elliott, Sonya Kazen, Brandon McKillip and friends, Eric Sappington, Carl Wilson, and Joe Wrabek. “The whole community will be involved by the time we’re done with it,” Loughrie said. There is no gate fee, Loughrie said. “We’re just

asking for donations.” All proceeds go to the family, he said. The old Nestucca Middle School building is on Blaine Rd., across from the Shell station in Beaver. Since the middle school moved to Cloverdale (and is now housed in the same building as the high school), the old building has been used for Head Start, plus the gym is still in use. “It’s a beautiful gym, with wood walls,” Loughrie said, ideal for concerts. The Nestucca School District is reportedly making the building available free of charge. “The school district has opened up their arms and said ‘Whatever you need, you can have’,” Loughrie said. “We’re all in this together.”

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 BAKED POTATO LUNCH – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. second Wednesday at Presbyterian Fellowship Hall Brooten Road Pacific City. $5 for baked potato, variety of toppings, dessert and drink. Info: Kathy Jones 503-201-7462. FRUIT OF OUR HANDS WOMEN’S MINISTRIES – 6:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Hebo Christian Center. Open to all women. Cost is $3. Call Tawnya Crowe at 503-398-2896. MANZA-WHEE-LEM KIWANIS – Noon-1 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays, Pine Grove Community Club, Manzanita. Call Jane Beach, 503368-5141. ROCKAWAY BEACH CITY COUNCIL – 6 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays, City Hall. Open to the public. NESTUCCA RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD MEETING – 7 p.m., new location: 30710 Hwy. 101 S. in Hebo, at the new NRFPD Station #87. Handicapped accessible. For info: 503-812-1815.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11 “ENTREPRENEURSHIP-BUILDING A KILLER BUSINESS PLAN” – 5:15 p.m. for food, with program beginning at 5:30 p.m., Tillamook School District Office, 2510 First St. The rest of the classes will be taught at the Tillamook Bay Community College Main Campus in room 214/215. The five-week series was designed by and taught at Oregon State University. The course will meet for five consecutive weeks starting Oct. 11. Cost: $40. For more info, contact Carla Lyman at the Tillamook Small Business Development Center 503-842-8222, ext. 1420. GENERAL ELECTION POLITICAL FORUM: MEET THE CANDIDATES – Because of the large number of primary election candidates, the American Association of University Women and the Headlight Herald, which does not endorse candidates, are hosting a second, general election political forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Tillamook Bay Community College. Questions to candidates will be submitted by audience members. The event will be live-streamed online by the Headlight Herald and also shown later on Charter TV. For more info, contact Samantha at sswindler@countrymedia.net. WELLSPRING ADULT RESPITE CARE – 10 a.m-4 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays, Beaver Community Church. 503-815-2272. PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP – 1-2:30 p.m., second Thursday, Tillamook United Methodist Church, 3808 12th Ave. Free. Call Mike or Joanne Love, 503-355-2573. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN – 11:30 a.m. lunch, noon meeting. Second Thursday, Pancake House, Tillamook. Call 503-842-

MAYORS’ BALL The 2012 Mayors’ Ball is set for 6:3010:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. The theme this year is “A Jolly Good Bash,” celebrating the sights and tastes of London. This is the 8th annual Mayors’ Ball event. Ticket prices are $35 in advance, $45 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Bank of Astoria, Tillamook Branch, and at tillamookmayorsball.org. Activities include a complete dinner featuring British cuisine, a silent auction, a raffle for local restaurant gift certificates, and dancing (including a dance contest) to the live music of the North Coast Big Band. The Mayors’ Ball is the primary annual fundraiser for the Tillamook Education Foundation. Proceeds go directly to help support students and staff of Tillamook School District. 5742. Guests are welcome TILLAMOOK COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION – 11 a.m.-noon, second Thursdays, 1000 Main St., Suite 7, Tillamook (next to the Fern Restaurant). Call Howard Schultz at 503-842-7415. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP NORTH COUNTY – First and third Thursdays, 3-4:30 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church in Manzanita. Tillamook Hospital's relief chaplain Michael Gabel presents information to help with the grief process.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12 ‘A FINE MONSTER YOU ARE! – 7-9 p.m., Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts, Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook. This will be the first production in the newly remodeled Barn playhouse and will premiere to a sold-out show Oct. 12. Other performances are at 7 p.m. Oct.13, 19, 20, 26, 27, and also at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28. For information visit tillamooktheater.com or contact info@tillamooktheater.com. ALLAN BYER CONCERT – 8-11 p.m. Schooner Lounge, Netarts. All-original American music. Allan grew up in Tillamook, is a graduate of THS and former sports editor of the Headlight Herald. More information at allanbyer.com or www.sonicbids.com/allanbyerband. LIVE MUSIC: ERIC SAPPINGTON – 6-8 p.m., 2nd Street Public Market. Local musician.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13 MAYORS’ BALL – The Mayors’ Ball, a Tillamook Education Foundation’s fundraiser will be held at Tillamook County

Fairgrounds. The Mayors’ Ball has become a fall tradition in the county, highlighted by live music, dancing, and great food. The theme for this year’s Ball is “A Jolly Good Bash.” Tickets can be purchased at Bank of Astoria or online at www.tillamookmayorsball.org. TRASHION SHOW & UPCYCLE PARTY – 7-10 p.m., NCRD Auditorium/Gym in Nehalem. Featuring 24 models sporting fabulous fashions created with recycled materials. $20 admission for show and party, $15 admission for just the show or the party. For more information about the "Re-think" raffle or the Trashion Show & Upcycle party visit cartm.org or call 503-368-7764. ‘YOUR NEW DOG’ – 1 p.m., Pioneer Museum. Great Speaker Shannon Ayers will give tips on how to adjust to a new dog but also to help that new dog adjust to us. This program is sponsored by the Museum's Daisy Fund and is free and open to all ages. KIAWANDA COMMUNITY CENTER SWEET 16 FUNDRAISER – 6 p.m. at the Kiawanda Community Center in Pacific City. The Kiawanda Community Center presents “Dinner and Magic Show” featuring magician Hart Keene (as seen on NBC’s America’s Got Talent”)! This fundraising event includes a silent auction with Disney passes for 4, hang gliding lessons and Oregon Zoo tickets. Tickets are $30.00/person, $50.00/couple and $15.00/children under 12, and can be purchased at 503-965-7900. MANZANITA LIBRARY MAGAZINE SALE – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Manzanita Library. Hosted by the Friends of the North Tillamook Library. Magazines cost $.50 each; paperback books are $1 each.

Headlight Herald - Tillamook, Ore., Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - Page A9 For more information, contact Gail Young at 368-5248 or gailmyoung@mac.com. KIDS KARAOKE - Noon, 2nd St. Public Market, 2003 2nd St., Tillamook. Second Saturday every month. $1 a song, ages 20 and under. Info: 503-842-9797. FALL FARMERS FLEA MARKET – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., White Clover Grange, between Nehalem and Wheeler, 2 miles up Hwy 53, on the right. Vendors will be selling fruits and vegetables, indoor/outdoor plants, meats, collectibles, antique dolls, arts and crafts, goodies (munchies), jewelry, pottery, fishing gear, Tillamook Animal Shelter dogs, teas, tonic’, jams, honey, bird feeders and more. The 4-H Club will be serving food. Visit whiteclovergrange.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14 MYSTERIOUS MUSHROOMS OF THE TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – 1-3 p.m., Tillamook Forest Center. Join State Park Ranger Dane Osis for a program on wild forest mushrooms. View freshly picked fungi, learn to identify edible and poisonous varieties, and discover the important role fungi play in forest health. Following the talk, take an optional short hike to search for and identify mushrooms. NESKOWIN CHAMBER MUSIC: PIANIST JOEL FAN – 3 p.m. at Camp Winema, three miles north of Neskowin, just west of Highway 101. Fan, a member of cellist Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras throughout the world. Season tickets are $110. Single tickets for each concert in the series are $25. Call 503965-6499 or visit neskowinchambermusic.org. TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC – 3 p.m., Hoffman Center, Manzanita. Irish fiddler, Gráinne Murphy, with accordion and piano player, Kathleen Boyle, both members of the band, Cherish the Ladies. Tickets at the door are $10; kids under 12 are free with accompanying parent or guardian. For more info, visit kathleenboyle.co.uk and grainnemurphy.com. TAPA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING – 4 p.m., Barn Community Playhouse, 12th and Ivy. The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) will elect board members and showcase its newly remodeled auditorium and lobby. Food and beverages provided. 4-H RECOGNITION PROGRAM – 1 p.m., Tillamook High School cafeteria. 4-H families, friends, and supporters are invited to be guests for dinner and to help recognize 4-H leaders, members and others who have supported the 4-H program. For more info, visit http://extension.oregonstate.edu/tillamook. PACIFIC I.O.O.F. PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8-11 a.m. second Sunday, Bay City I.O.O.F. Hall. $5 per adult, $2.50 per child under 12.

MONDAY, OCT. 15 TILLAMOOK CITY COUNCIL – 7 p.m. first and third Mondays, City Hall. Open to the public.

GARIBALDI CITY COUNCIL – 7 p.m., third Monday, City Hall. Open to the public.

TUESDAY, OCT. 16 QUILT TRAIL MEETING – 5-7 p.m., Officers’ Mess Hall at the Port of Tillamook Bay. After a year’s hiatus, the Tillamook County Quilt Trail Coalition (TCQT) is getting ready to begin production of the 2013 quilt blocks. This meeting is a chance for those on the waiting list and any other interested parties throughout the county to choose a design. The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Orders for a 2013 quilt block will not be taken after Dec. 31. Call Faye Jacques at 503-8424939 or visit tillamookquilttrail.org. WHEELER CITY COUNCIL – 7 p.m., third Tuesday, City Hall. Open to the public. U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY FLOTILLA 63 – 7 p.m. third Tuesday, lower Coast Guard Station in Garibaldi. Call Dennis Jacob, 971-227-0344, or Bob Hickman, 503-368-6717. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – 34:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Tillamook County General Hospital, Conference Room B (fourth floor). PINE GROVE COMMUNITY CLUB POTLUCK – 5:45 p.m. social time, 6:30 p.m. dinner, third Tuesday. Bring your own tableware and a dish. Manzanita. Call Jack Allen, 503-368-5687.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 OCEAN WAVES QUILT CAMP – Oct. 17-21, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway. For more information contact Jane at 503-9392. BONSAI STYLING WORKSHOP – 6:30 p.m., Tillamook PUD Carl Rawe meeting room, 1115 Pacific Avenue. Led by Lee Cheatle, master bonsai instructor. The public is invited. Members free. Non-members $5. Bring your tree(s). Contact Ruth LaFrance, 503-842-5836. VFW POST 9611 AND LADIES AUXILIARY – 4:30 p.m. third Wednesday, VFW Hall, Cloverdale. Following the business meeting is a potluck dinner. Call Kay Saddler, 503-398-5000. WELLSPRING ADULT RESPITE CARE – 10 a.m-4 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, Tillamook Seventh-day Adventist Church. 503-815-2272. INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF RAINBOW FOR GIRLS – 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Tillamook Masonic Hall. 503-842-6758. CLOVERDALE COMMITTEE – 6:30 p.m., third Wednesday, The Lions Den, Cloverdale. CLOVERDALE CPAC – 7 p.m., third Wednesday, Blacktail Coffee Shop, Cloverdale.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19 "GET A GRASP ON MEDICARE" – 1:30-3:30 p.m., NWSDS, 5010 E 3rd Street in Tillamook. This class will give an understanding of the basic

landscape of Medicare benefits, what deadlines you need to consider and what your Medicare coverage options are. Cosponsored by NorthWest Senior & Disability Services and the Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program. Registration required. Call 503815-2062 or 1-800-584-9712 to register. OPEN MIC – 6-8 p.m., 2nd Street Public Market, Tillamook. Show off your musical talent.

SATURDAY, OCT. 20 "THE ELDERS JOURNEY" WORKSHOP – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pine Grove on Laneda in Manzanita. Presented by the North Coast Seeds of Change Men’s Group. This is a sequel to a workshop offered in April. It is not necessary that you attended the previous workshop. Workshop creator, Terry Jones, is author of two acclaimed books: The Elder Within & Elder: A Spiritual Alternative to Being Elderly. Includes home-cooked lunch. Requested $20 donation will benefit the Tillamook Women's Resource Center. Workshop is limited to 24 people. RSVP via email to garys@nehalemtel.net or call 503-368-7602 or 206-818-4833. UNITED PAWS & TILLAMOOK ANIMAL SHELTER PET ADOPTION DAY – Noon to 3 p.m, 4-H Dorm, Tillamook County Fairgrounds. Call 503842-5663. MANZANITA WRITERS SERIES: AUTHOR WILLY VLAUTIN – 7 p.m., Hoffman Center, Manzanita. Vlautin will read from his book “Lean on Pete,” which received the 2010 Ken Kesey Award for Fiction and Literary Arts, The Oregonian Peoples’ Choice Award, among other awards. Following the reading and Q&A, local writers will read 5 minutes of their original work during an open mic. Cost: $7. More info at hoffmanblog.org. NESTUCCA FIRE & RESCUE STATION 87 OPEN HOUSE – 1-3 p.m., Nestucca Fire & Rescue Station 87 30710 Highway 101 South Hebo. Join in celebrating the new fire station. For more info, contact Chief Kris K Weiland at kweiland@nrfpd.com or 503-392-3313.

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SR team looks New principal for Nestucca elementary for missing man with local ties BY NANCY WHITEHEAD For the Headlight Herald

BY MARY FAITH BELL mfbell@countrymedia.net

On Oct. 3 the Tillamook County Search and Rescue (SR) team joined forces with Yamhill County SR as well as teams from Marion and Multnomah Counties to look for Sean Kosky, 24, of McMinnville, who went missing September 30. Sean is the nephew of Sheldon Oil's Keith Kosky. “He was at his cousin’s house,” said Keith Kosky, a Tillamook County SR member, who helped search for his nephew. “His cousin went into another room, and when she came out, he was gone. They live adjacent to Miller Woods, and Sean liked to go there.” Miller Woods is an approximately 130-acre, heavily wooded property owned by the Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District. It is full of steep hills, trees and creeks. This is where the searchers concentrated their efforts. Approximately 100 SR personnel and volunteers turned out to look for Sean. They looked on foot and on horseback, on quads and from helicopters and with dogs. They did not find any sign of him. “Sean is medically fragile,” said his uncle. “He has a really severe seizure disorder. He’s been without his meds now for days. He has to take his meds a couple of times a day to control his seizures. There are people who aren’t really capable of caring for themselves, or assisting you in finding them,” said Kosky, “that’s Sean.” Keith Kosky is grateful for the level of professionalism and dedication searchers devoted to trying to find his nephew. “It was textbook and

very well done,” he said. “It’s not unusual, we always answer with a good showing of people. But it really made me proud to see the number of people who turned out. Most of SEAN KOSKY them have to take a day off to do it. They’re losing pay and time to do this work. Even though they’ve suspended the search in that area for now, I feel good about it. If he’d been there, they’d have found him.” Keith is hopeful that his nephew met up with someone he knew, and will wander home on his own. “Knock on wood and keep our fingers crossed that he turns up in a couple of days and wonders what all the fuss is about.” Dean Burdick of the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office described Keith Kosky as a key member of the SR team. “When people heard it was Keith’s nephew we were looking for, and that we had a chance to find him, they came out of the woodwork to help out,” said Burdick. “In the event that we get more information, we’re on stand-by to go back and search again.” “It’s different being on the receiving end of a search,” said Keith, “seeing the compassion and respect that families are treated with. I’m just really grateful.” Anyone with information about Sean Kosky’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office at 503434-7506.

CLOVERDALE – Nestucca Valley Elementary School (NVES) has a new acting principal. Former Principal Nick Gelbard retired in September after many years of wearing many hats in education, including administrator of south county’s sole public elementary school. Taking over as acting principal is Misty Wharton of Cloverdale. For Wharton, her new position is an exciting opportunity, an important step in her career, and a homecoming. Wharton is the daughter of Rose and Randy Wharton of Cloverdale. She attended NVES when it was still called Cloverdale Elementary School. She is a 1996 graduate of Nestucca High School, and a 2000 graduate of Portland State University. After college, Misty joined AmeriCorps and worked as Service Learning Coordinator for the Nestucca Valley School

Misty Wharton

District. Finding she truly enjoyed working with young people, Wharton went on to get her master’s degree in teaching (MAT) at George Fox University. She also has the administrative credential required of principals in public schools. She has worked in the Nestucca Valley

School District for the last nine years, teaching Government, World Geography, and Economics at Nestucca Junior/Senior High. She has coached cross-county, track, softball and volleyball. Having grown up and worked in south county, Wharton feels support from the community in taking on her new role; as she said, “I only have to learn the school, not the community.” She looks forward to working with community members, NVES teachers and support staff, Superintendent Kathryn Hedrick, and the students. She expressed delight in how openly her young charges enjoy school and how proud they are of their learning. She is looking forward to getting to know her students, their struggles and triumphs, and excited about helping them achieve. Wharton will serve as acting principal until an official hiring process is completed. She is expected to apply for the position.

New fire station lowers some insurance rates

The new Butch Olson Garage Door team, Jeramiah Peak and Aaron Smith.

As one door closes, another opens BAY CITY – Butch Olson Garage Doors, Inc. has experienced many changes in 31 years of business, according to owner Kay Olson. Kay took over the business in 1999 after an accident claimed her husband. Pictured above is the new Butch Olson Garage Door team. They are flanking a memorial sign for Butch Olson, recently completed by Tillamook High FFA teacher Max Sherman. On the right is technician Aaron Smith, who has several years experience installing and repairing doors and operators for both residential and commercial applications. On the left is Jeramiah Peak, who has been in training under both Aaron and Rex Metcalfe, who, after 18 years of dedication, decided to pursue a different line of employment. Rex stayed on for two months to ensure a smooth transition for the new team of Butch Olson Garage Doors. While Butch Olson Garage Doors is a Liftmaster operator dealer/installer, they work on all models. Aaron completed an advanced hands-on training course this summer for Genie operators. Kay says customers have been positive about the new team. If you have questions, contact Kay at 503-377-2847.

Thank You!

A big thank you to All of you that made the Rockaway Beach Solve Beach Clean-up a great success. The weather was great, beautiful sun, and no wind. One hundred and thirty-six bags of trash were collected by Solve Volunteers. Lunch was served thanks to the Rockaway Beach Lions, and Rockaway Beach Lioness Lions. And a big thanks to Garibaldi’s Food Basket, Fred Meyers, Safeway and Tillamook Cheese for their generous donations of the food that was served. A big thanks to KTIL, Headlight Herald and Sugar

MOHLER – Evaluated in September 2011 by Insurance Services Offices (ISO), the Nehalem Bay Fire & Rescue District is making public the final report it received this May. With the completion of the new substation near Mohler, it spells good news for rural homeowners who live within five miles of the station. Prior to the formation of the new fire district, the ISO classification was a Protection Class 5 if you lived within five miles of a fire station and within 1,000 feet of a hydrant. Everyone outside of those distances was a Class 10. With the results of the new report, today, if you live within five miles of a station and 1,000 feet of a hydrant, the rating is still a Class 5. However, if you are within five (5) miles of a station but not within 1000’ of a hydrant, the new ISO Protection Class rating for homeowners is a Class 6 rather than a Class 10. “This will save many NBFR District patrons several hundred dollars per year on their homeowner’s insurance,” said Chief Perry Sherbaugh. The ISO Protection Class rating is what most insurance companies use when figuring

your homeowner’s insurance premium. ISO scores the fire district using three factors: • Receiving and handling fire alarms (Tillamook 911) up to 10 points • Fire Department - up to 50 points • Water Supply (city water systems) and rural area tender shuttle - up to 40 points Using a complicated formula, ISO assigns a fire district an ISO Protection rating of Class 1 through Class 10. Class 1 is the best and Class 10 is the worst. “There are no Class 1 fire departments in Oregon and there are only 22 designated as Class 2. Most are a Class 5,” said Sherbaugh. The fire district recently completed the new fire station at 37715 Hwy 53, Nehalem. Homeowners’ ISO Protection Class will be the same as mentioned above if their property is within five miles of that new station. Sherbaugh reminds homeowners, if this new classification affects their property, to call their insurance company and see what ISO classification they have been previously classified as. “You should be entitled to a lower insurance cost and possibly a refund.”

TILLAMOOK COUNTY LIBRARY

JACK AND SUE DRAFAHL TO READ EXCERPTS FROM THEIR NEWEST NOVEL CAT AND SHARE WRITING AND PUBLISHING TIPS Tillamook Ore Jack and Sue Drafahl are a husband and wife writing team They have written and published over  articles that have appeared in Petersen’s Photographic Rangefinder Skin Diver Sport Diver Outdoor Photographer National Geographic World National Wildlife Federation and Cousteau magazines They have also written several technical books on various aspects of photography The Drafahls will be giving a presentation at the Tillamook County Library on October …†th at :pm They will be reading from their newest novel CAT and will also give tips on how to write and publish a novel Jack and Sue started their professional photographic careers at Brooks Institute of Photography Santa Barbara California They both received their scuba diving certification in the early ‘s and have logged over ten thousand dives Sue is an inaugural member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame In Ž† they decided to change the course of their writing to include fiction Since then Jack and Sue have written six novels that span the gamut of genres from future science to romance Jack and Sue make their home in Tillamook County In addition to their book writing they enjoy leading underwater photo expeditions around the globe Tillamook County Library programs are free and open to the public The program will be held in the Hatfield Community Room at the Tillamook County Library ……† Third Street Tillamook OR “…”… Light refreshments will be served For additional in formation please call the Tillamook County Library at (–—) ™”Ž”“Ž

Thanks again to everyone and I hope to see you at the spring beach clean-up

All Tillamook County Library programs are free and open to the public

Dixie L. Sexton

For additional information please call the Tillamook County Library at (–—) ™”Ž”“Ž H14670

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ELECTIONS COVERAGE

A LOOK AT NOVEMBER BALLOT MEASURES, PART I Note: Financial contributions to committees include donations reviewed by the state as of Sept. 14, 2012. For a complete account of financial contributions or to read statements for or against the ballot measures, visit sos.state.or.us.

MEASURE 77

Suspends constitutional spending restrictions in case of “catastrophic disaster”

HOW IT IS NOW: Governor has statutory authority to declare a state of emergency, during which the governor and legislature are limited by constitutional spending restrictions.

IF IT PASSES, IT WOULD: • Give governor constitutional authority to declare “catastrophic disaster,” which would override constitutional spending limits and allow governor to redirect general fund and lottery monies from allocated uses to disaster response and recovery. • Catastrophic disaster is defined as “a natural or humancaused event resulting in extraordinary levels of death, injury property damage or disruption of daily life and severely affecting the population, infrastructure, environment, economy or government.” The phrases “extraordinary levels” and “severely effects” are not defined. • Governor must convene legislature within 30 days of declaring “catastrophic disaster.” Legislature can meet outside of the capitol or electronically. • During a “catastrophic disaster,” the legislature may: • Suspend rules with twothirds of attending members and pass bills with three-fifths of attending members. • Pass tax bills that would take effect upon passage. • Override constitutional limitations on spending state Highway Fund (gas tax), indi-

vidual and corporate tax “kicker” refunds and lottery funds. • Allow legislature to exceed state debt limit. • Override funding of local mandate provisions. • Powers granted by Measure 77 would end 30 days after the declaration of “catastrophic disaster,” but may be extended by legislature.

EFFECT ON THE STATE BUDGET? Financial impact is uncertain and dependent on the frequency of “catastrophic disasters,” if the legislature would need to be called to a special session, and how long the special session would be.

MEASURE 78

Updates constitutional language and spelling

HOW IT IS NOW: The state constitution currently describes the separate governmental powers (executive, legislative, judicial) as “departments,” the two legislative bodies are called “branches,” and the secretary of state is referred to with male pronouns.

IF IT PASSES, IT WOULD: • Make changes to the language and spelling of the state constitution to conform to contemporary language: • Executive, legislative and judicial powers would be described as “branches.” • Legislative houses would be called “chambers.” • The secretary of state would be described in genderneutral terms. • Other spelling, punctuation and grammar errors would be corrected.

EFFECT ON THE STATE BUDGET? No financial impact.

MEASURE 79

Constitutionally prohibits real estate transfer tax, fees

HOW IT IS NOW: State law prohibits local governments from taxing or issuing fees for most real estate transfers, but allows the state legislature to impose real estate transfer taxes/fees. There is currently no state real estate transfer tax or fee.

IF IT PASSES: State and local governments would be constitutionally prohibited from imposing taxes, fees or assessments on the transfer of interest in real property. Those in operation Dec. 31, 2009, would remain in place.

EFFECT ON THE STATE BUDGET? No financial impact.

PEOPLE FOR IT SAY: “Home owners like us have already been paying property taxes — some of the highest in the country. A real estate transfer tax would be nothing more than double taxation. I definitely support this measure to stop another tax.” – Victor Kee, Pete Anderson Realty

2012 FINANCING: Yes on 79 $2,502,610.95 - National Association of Realtors $939,372 - Protect Oregon Homes 2012 $843,135.95 - Oregon Association of Realtors $732,500 Oregon Family Farm Association PAC (also supports Measure 84 and opposes Measure 85) $124,350 - Loren Parks $107,500 - Golden Tree Agriculture Inc. $5,000 - Mid-Willamette Agriculture LLC $5,000 Oregon Small Business Association PAC (also supports Measure 84 and opposes Measure 85) $187,430 - Loren Parks $177,500 - Healthy Communities Initiative $7,500 - Brian Boquist $1,500 Taxpayers Association of

Oregon PAC (also supports Measure 84 and opposes Measure 85) $9,862 - Naideen Butler $250

bers.

EFFECT ON THE STATE BUDGET?

PEOPLE AGAINST IT SAY: “Constitutional Amendment 79 is not a positive solution. It doesn’t solve any of our real problems, and it doesn’t belong in the Constitution. It will only limit options and clutter up our Constitution—a document designed for Oregon’s long term future. It deserves better than to become a list of limitations.” – Oregon Housing Alliance

2012 FINANCING: Defend Oregon (also opposes Measure 84) Has not received campaign contributions in 2012

MEASURE 80

Legalize cannabis cultivation and use

HOW IT IS NOW: Cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana (cannabis) is prohibited, except as allowed under the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act.

IF IT PASSES, IT WOULD: • Authorize personal cultivation/use of marijuana. • Create new criminal penalties for illegal sale of marijuana, transport of marijuana out of state and unlawful distribution of marijuana to minors. • Ban public consumption of marijuana, except in authorized areas that aren’t open to minors. • Uphold existing state and local laws regarding medical marijuana and driving under the influence. • Distinguish hemp from marijuana, and prohibit regulation of hemp • Establish an Oregon Cannabis Commission to regulate commercial growth, handling and sale of cannabis. Growers themselves would elect five of the seven mem-

County receives Secure Rural Schools funding sory Committee recommends national forest projects using funds provided under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-393). The Committee includes representatives of state, county and tribal governments, timber industry, recreation interests, environmental groups and others. Tillamook County will receive a total of $143,031 for the Bixby Road culvert replacement, ($107,000); meadow maintenance on Hebo Ranger District, ($15,997); and Tillamook County Road maintenance, ($20,034).

OTHER FINANCIAL IMPACTS: • Expense of $75,000 per year for one half-time pharmacist with the state Board of Pharmacy; • Savings between $1.4 million and $2.4 million a year for reduced expenditures for felony offenders with related convictions in prison and on probation; • Expenditures of between $1.6 million and $3.3 million per year to ensure court case files released to the public do not contain names or addresses of applicants, licensees and purchasers of cannabis.

PEOPLE FOR IT SAY: “When we vote yes on Measure 80, we’re voting yes on creating thousands of new jobs. We’re voting yes on rebuilding, sustainably, the industries Oregon used to rely on, industries like our pulp and paper mills, our timber industries, our textile mills. And we’re supporting emerging

2012 FINANCING: Oregonians for Law Reform. Has not received contributions in 2012 Yes on 80 $11,611.40 - Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps All-One-God-Faith Inc. $5,000 - Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp $2,525 - William Appel $1,200

PEOPLE AGAINST IT SAY: “As law enforcement leaders, we are deeply concerned by the drug legalization strategy established by Ballot Measure 80. Our duty to protect and serve our communities compels us to take a strong stand against this measure. This Measure will have a negative impact on our state, and will hamper our ability to keep our communities safe.” – Oregon Chiefs of Police Association

2012 FINANCING: Sheriffs of Oregon. Has not received contributions in 2012

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The cost of operating a Cannabis Commission is estimated to be similar to the cost of the existing Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which is about $22 million per year. Total additional revenues to state government are indeterminate, but revenues are likely to be sufficient to offset the expenditures of the Commission.

Oregon super-industries, like biofuel and green-building, because Measure 80 gives Oregon farmers and business-owners the right to grow agricultural hemp, which can be used to make thousands of products we use here in Oregon and export around the world.” — United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555

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Bobcats knocked off by Knappa

Cowapa League a tough test for ‘Mook volleyball

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Tillamook comes through late against Astoria, spark missing against Banks BY JOSIAH DARR

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After two games of domination over Yamhill-Carlton and Seaside, the Tillamook Lady Cheesemakers hosted the always tough Astoria Fishermen on Oct. 2. Tillamook came out fired up at home and beat Astoria 25-17 in the first game, but Astoria came right back and took the second game, 25-22. The Third game was where things started looking bad for the Lady Cheesemakers in the best of five series. Astoria took the third game 25-20 and took the momentum and the advantage. Somewhere deep down, Tillamook found the strength to take the fourth set, 25-16, regaining the momentum going into the tie-breaker fifth set. The last game was a nothing short of a thriller with both teams making big plays and huge saves, but it was Tillamook that willed their way to the 15-13 victory. “The biggest thing we can take away from that game was how well we pulled together and fought as a team,” said Tillamook Head Coach Kim Seidel. “Sometimes that’s a struggle for us when we fall behind. We aren’t always

(From left) Kennady Johnson and Marissa Zerngast go up together for a big block late in the fourth game in the Cheesemakers comeback win over Astoria. as mentally tough as we could be and it was huge for this team to dig deep like that.” Tillamook vs. Banks There was no rest for the Lady Cheesemakers after their big win over Astoria. They had to bounce back ready to go against a very good Banks team on Oct. 4. “The Banks game had a very different feel,” Seidel said. “We didn’t have the energy level at all, which was disappointing because we’ve beaten Banks already this year in a tournament so we know we have the skill and we’re capable. We just didn't pull it off.” Tillamook lost a close first set to Banks, 26-24 and followed that up with a 25-19 win to even the match looking as if they were going to find that inner something they had against Astoria only a few days prior. But all those hopes were extinguished when

Banks won the next two sets, 25-18 to take the match. That loss put Scappoose, Tillamook and Astoria into a three-way tie for second place in the the Cowapa League behind Banks. “The morale in practice the next day after that game was terrible. We were just really down as a group,” Seidel said. “But we can pick it up from here on out and keep getting wins.” While the team as a whole didn’t have the best night against Banks, there were a few bright spots and one particular player that really filled in the void. “Natalie Travis had an amazing night for us,” Seidel said. “When it was clear everyone wasn’t having their best games, she picked it up and shined for us.” Travis was 15 for 21 serving in the game and added 6 kills, while Katie Warren had 24 kills and 14 blocks in the game. Kara Moore had seven kills and Kennady Johnson had 14.

“What really hurt us against Banks was they blocked us over and over again,” Seidel said. “We’re a power hitting team and we’ve never had someone do that to us. Once it started happening we sorta didn’t know what to do and kinda lost it. “Next time we’ll be better with our finesse game and put the ball where they’re not.” Tillamook @ Scappoose On Oct. 9 Tillamook went to Scappoose to play a team that had already handed them a tough loss this season. Tillamook didn’t waste any time getting their revenge. Tessa Streeter and Christine Schillier were on fire in the back row and the rest of the Cheesemakers didn’t struggle one bit. Tillamook swept Scappoose in three straight sets 25-23, 25-13 and 25-18. Tillamook is now in sole possession of second place in the Cowapa League and the No. 7 ranked team in the state.

A No. 1 ranking early in the season is often a death sentence for a football team at the college and high school level. It can give a team too much confidence and their opponents even more motivation to beat them. The Nestucca Bobcats were toting that No. 1 spot when they traveled to Knappa for their first Northwest League game of the season on Oct. 5. After causing the Loggers to go three and out on their first drive, a bobble on the fourth down gave the Bobcats a short field to start the game. A tough run from Zach Welch put the Bobcats on the doorstep and a 2-yard touchdown run from Drace Moeller got them on the board early for a 6-0 lead. Knappa didn’t take long to tie the game up with an 11-yard touchdown pass of their own on their next drive. Nestucca went deep on their next possession when quarterback Max Kirkendall hit Jade Downs for a 51-yard strike, but like any good fighter, the Loggers took the punch and came back with one of their own. They did it running the ball up the middle. “They did a great job of blowing that open,” said Bobcats Head Coach Jeff Schiewe about the Loggers touchdown drive. The Loggers missed the extra point keeping the Bobcats leading 13-12. That was when things started going south for Nestucca.

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Portland Christian hands Neah-Kah-Nie a lopsided Homecoming loss BY JOSIAH DARR

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Homecoming is a special thing for tens of thousands of high school kids across the country. There’s the dance and the festivities at school throughout the week, but there’s also a home football game. Often it’s the best attended game of the season. That was no different for the Neah-Kah-Nie Pirates when they held their Homecoming football game against the Portland Christian Royals on Oct. 5. Unfortunately for the Pirates, the Royals were anything but a courteous guest. On the

contrary, they were flat out rough on the Pirates’, beating them 48-12 to spoil the Pirates festivities. You couldn’t have been dealt a much worse hand for a Homecoming game than to have Portland Christian coming to town. The Royals are now 6-0 on the season, ranked No. 3 in the state and they’re averaging 43.1 points per game this season making them seem fairly unstoppable a the moment. “They have a lot of great athletes on that team, that’s for sure,” said Pirate Head Coach Scott Ross. “We made too many mistakes in the first half and you can’t give a team like

P.C. a short field.” Those athletes Ross referred to didn’t wast any time getting on the scoreboard against the Pirates. A 28-yard touchdown pass, a 10-yard touchdown pass and a 50-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter gave the Royals a quick 20-0 lead. While some teams may have thrown in the towel, the Pirates didn’t. Craig Grasseth especially kept fighting. Grasseth broke loose a 35-yard touchdown run to get the pirates on the scoreboard for their first six points of the night. Those were 35 of Grasseth’s 99 tough yards he racked up on

16 carries throughout the night in true workhorse fashion. “He pretty much does all the dirty work for us on both sides of the ball,” Ross Said. “This season it’s been a pleasure to watch him really become the player we knew he could be.” Grasseth’s touchdown was the only offense the Pirates could muster and went into halftime trailing, 48-6. Grasseth got his second touchdown on a 36-yard run in the second half and the Pirates defense did tighten up, but they were too far behind to make a serious comeback attempt. Portland Christian won the game,

28-12. The Pirates will try to get their first league win when they travel to Knappa on Oct. 12 for a 7 p.m. game against the Knappa Loggers and Coach Ross knows his team will need to be ready when they step off the bus. “That’s always a tough team, especially on the road,” Ross said. “They’ve been playing football since third-grade and they know how to play up there so we’ll regroup and try to have a better second week in league.”

Better Health Calendar ~ October Support Groups „

Grief Support in Tillamook and North County For information about these and other groups, call 503-815-2270.

Classes & Wellness Cholesterol & Blood Sugar Wellness Screening

October 10: 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., YMCA in Tillamook. October 17: 8 to 9:30 a.m., NCRD in Nehalem. Cost $20. A 12-hour fast is required. For appointment, call 503-815-2270. „ „

Mammography “Spa Day”

Relax, renew and take care of you! After your mammogram, enjoy a free neck and shoulder massage, along with refreshments in a spa-like atmosphere. For an appointment, call 503-815-2292 or 503-368-2292.

Living Better with Diabetes

Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 23 to November 1: 1:30 to 4 p.m., at the hospital. Referral required. For nutrition counseling appointment prior to class, call 503-815-2292. For information, call 503-815-2443.

Relief from Joint Pain

Thursday, October 25: 4:30 to 6 p.m., at the hospital. Hear orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ronald Teed and physical therapist Danielle Nightshade talk about ways to reduce your joint pain. For information, call 503-815-2270.

Flu Shot Walk-in Clinics

Walk-in clinics October and November at all 3 Tillamook Medical Group clinics. Insurance and Medicare Part B accepted. Out of pocket cost will not exceed $20. Mondays and Tuesdays at Main Campus; Wednesdays and Thursdays at Bay Ocean; Mondays at Manzanita. Watch for signs. For more information about these and other health classes and events, please visit our website at www.TCGH.com/events. 1000 Third Street Tillamook, Oregon 503-842-4444 503-368-6544 (N. County) www.TCGH.com

Alderbrook Two-Person Scramble Sunday, October 21st 1st Tee Time at 8:00 a.m. $25 entry fee per team Prizes: • Car for a Hole in One on Hole 8 • $2,000 in cash prizes and caritable contributions to low gross and low net teams • Tee prizes to all players • No multiple winners Entries and payment due by October 18th. Entry fee does not include green fees and cart rentals for non-members. Register in person at the Pro Shop or by mail using the form below. ................................................................................................................ To register by mail, please send this form and a check payable to Alderbrook Golf Course to: Alderbrook Golf Course 7300 Alderbrook Road Tillamook, OR 97141 503.842.6410 Player 1:__________________________Phone:________________ Handicap:______ Player 2:__________________________Phone:________________ Handicap:______ *** For non-members, include $45 per person for green fees plus $25 per team for cart rental in addition to the $25 per team entry fee.*** H14519


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Lady Pirates struggle through league play BY JOSIAH DARR

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The Neah-Kah-Nie Pirate volleyball team was looking at a 3-2 Northwest League record when they hosted the visiting Gaston Greyhounds on Oct. 2. The Pirates were sharing the lead for first place in the league and needed to win over Gaston to remain at the top. The first set was rocky for the Lady Pirates and Gaston easily took a 25-15 win. The second set was a much better for Neah-KahNie. They fought hard and battled into extra point to get the win, 27-25 to tie at one set apiece. Gaston must have had a little more fuel in the tank down the stretch because

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they battled hard in the next two matches and beat NKN 25-21 and 27-25 to win the match. The Pirates fell to 3-3 in league, but looked to get back above .500 when they traveled to Knappa for a 5:30 p.m. game on Oct. 4.

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NKN @ Knappa The Pirates were unable to win a get against the Knappa Loggers. The Lady Loggers won the three straight sets 25-21, 25-16 and 25-23. Up next for the Lady Pirates is a game against Tillamook’s jv in Tillamook starting at 4 p.m. on Oct. 11 JOSIAH DARR PHOTO followed by a game at home Annie Kelly tips one over the net against Faith Bible on Oct. against the Gaston Greyhounds. 13.

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A questionable no-call on a pass from Kirkendall to Welch crippled the Bobcats’ next drive and the Loggers took advantage. Knappa quickly scored to take the lead 18-13 into halftime, but the Bobcats again denied the 2-point conversion, keeping the game close. Nestucca took the ball to start the second half, but the Knappa defense cinched down, not giving up much to the Bobcats and causing them to give the ball up on downs. Nestucca contained the Knappa quarterback most of the game, but he did have a few plays where he got loose and was able to hurt the Bobcats. “The kid was tough,” Schiewe said. “We could knock him down the play before and he’d get right back up and complete the next pass.” The Nestucca defense kept fighting for the rest of the game and for the most part stopped the Loggers most of the way. The problem was they’d force a third or fourth and long and somehow the Bobcats couldn’t close the door. Somehow the Loggers kept finding a way to convert and keep the ball moving. It was simply that kind of night for the rest of the game.

Astoria too much for Cheesemakers

“Basically our defense would hold tough again for three plays when they needed four,” Schiewe said. “We were missing Sam Whiteman with a broken thumb which hurt too. His long dives and his pressure on the quarterback are hard to replace. “The difference between a senior and younger players is that often times the senior is singular in focus and Sam had been doing a terrific job of containing and forcing opposing quarterbacks to do bad things. The younger kids got some good hits, but Sam had been so effective!” Knappa added more scoring and Nestucca was unable to put the ball in the endzone again. “We have to stop the big play,” Schiewe said with disgust. “Third down and fourth down conversions were where we were hurt. That is too bad and it leaves a bad taste.” The Bobcats fell to the Loggers, 40-13. The Bobcats will try to get their first league win next week when they host Vernonia on Oct. 12 for their Homecoming game. There will be a booster tailgate party prior to the game and festivities at halftime.

The Tillamook Cheesemakers football team was looking for a big Cowapa League win when they hosted the Astoria Fishermen on Oct. 5. Tillamook was coming off a lopsided loss at the hands of the Seaside Seagulls the week prior, but a win over Astoria would move them back to .500 in league and keep them right in the thick of things for a possible crack at league title. To beat a ADAM MATHIAS PHOTOGRAPHY team as good as the Fishermen typically are, it was going to With the help of a good offensive line, Jacob Wassmer chalked take a great effort on both up 229 yards in the loss to Astoria. sides of the ball and a few lucky breaks for the Cheese“We had a great effort from hurt their offense. Despite havmakers wouldn’t hurt either. Jacob Wassmer and that doesing 243 yards rushing as a But, a football is an odd n’t happen unless you have the team, Tillamook was only 5shaped piece of equipment and blocking up front,” Dickson 14 passing for 25 yards. doesn’t always bounce your said. “Gabe Bryant, Jose San“Now we need to improve way. tiago, Marcus Cheney, Zack our pass game,” Dickson said. “I felt like we were in the Motsinger, David Waud, Ron “We had some opportunities to game for four quarters,” said Allen, and Myron Moore did make some big plays passing Tillamook Head Coach Matt an excellent job of executing the ball and we were not able Dickson. “We had our opporour offensive game plan to get the job done. We will tunity and we fell a little against Astoria. We needed to need to have everything workshort.” establish a run game and we ing when we travel to ScapDickson was totally right. accomplished that.” poose next week. The Cheesemakers were in the Stiff defense from both “I was pleased with our game from start to finish, but teams kept the score down and team defensively. We were ended on the wrong side of a Tillamook only trailed 22-14 able to stop the run, but they 33-22 final score. at half. hurt us in the air. We will be Astoria got on the board In the third quarter Astoria working on putting more presfirst with a 13-yard touchdown added another touchdown to sure on the QB this week in with 3:10 left in the first quarpush their lead to 29-14 before practice.” ter, but Tillamook bounced Tillamook could answer. The 0-2 in league Cheeseright back with a 47-yard Once again it was a run makers will try to get in the touchdown from tailback from Wassmer getting the win column next Thursday Jacob Wassmer. That long run Cheesemakers a touchdown. night at Scappoose. The Indifrom Wassmer was just the This time he carried it in from ans lost their opener this year, beginning of the huge night he six yards out. but have won five straight ended up having, tallying up Neither team got much since and are 2-0 in the Cowa229 yards rushing. going on offense for the rest of pa League with wins over While Wassmer was sucthe second half other than a Banks and Yamhill-Carlton. cessful on the ground, Coach 32-yard field goal from AstoThe game will start at 7 Dickson is well aware his ria to push the lead to 32-22, p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 at yardage is directly related to a but that was all it took. Tillam- Scappoose instead of the typigood night from his offense ook’s inability to effectively cal Friday night game due to a line. pass the ball down the field statewide in-service day. B O N N E V I L L E

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Keeler to Tillamook Transmission Line Rebuild Open House Meetingss The Bonneville Power wer Administration A proposes to rebuild the the Keeler Keeler to Tillamook T illamook transmission n line located between Hillsboro boro and Tillamook, Tillamook, Ore. The high voltage electric transmission line was as built in the late 1950s and BP A needs to o replace wooden poles, har hardware rdware and the BPA transmission wire. Thiss work is to maintain reliable e electri electrical cal service and to avoid safety risks both oth to the public and transmission ission line workers. More information about ut the proposed project is available ailable o nline at: online www w.bpa.gov/goto/keellertillamookrebuild. www.bpa.gov/goto/keelertillamookrebuild.

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Tillamook Soil and Water Seeks Permanent Tax Rate The Tillamook Soil and Water Conservation District lacks stable base funding for operations, relying entirely on grants which are susceptible to interruptions in funding. This measure would help ensure the District’s ability to serve the people of Tillamook County, and provides local control to offer the complement of available conservation practices. lt will enable the district to obtain matching funds by applying for project and grant monies. The District provides technical, financial and educational assistance to the local community to solve natural resource problems and to address conservation priorities including erosion control, flood hazards, water conservation and water quality, farmland productivity, integrated pest management, invasive species control, watershed protection and fish and wildlife habitat enhancement and management. Funds from this measure will maintain current services while meeting increased demands for assistance. The permanent rate limit would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $6.00 a year, and is an upper limit that by law can never be raised.

10 percent of sales all day Come on out and enjoy a great meal and help local charities at the same time! Money raised from this event will benefit 18 charitable organizations in Tillamook County. To learn more visit Tillamook County United Way at Facebook.com. Tillamook County United Way

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Elks Help Tillamook Anglers with Kid Fishing Day costs

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Exalted Ruler of the Tillamook Elks Bob Bales presented Tillamook Anglers fouder Jerry Dove with a check for $2,000 to help offset the costs of the Tillamook Anglers annual Kid with Disabilites Fishing Day that was held in September. The Elks were happy to do anything they could to help a worthy charity in Tillamook County.

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This year’s Neah-Kah-Nie Pirates cross country team is surpassing all its expectations and with the youth and talent on the team, the Pirates could be a league title contender for years to come.

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The Neah-Kah-Nie cross country team is quietly doing something this season that they haven’t done as a team since 1997 and 1999. Both the boys and girls are Northwest League Champions. Cross country for the Pirates is split up a little differently than other sports. Instead of being classified in the Northwest League like say, the football or volleyball team, they are lumped into the District 1, which includes a much larger swath of teams. But, on Sept. 27 the Pirates had a Northwest League championship meet and they were excellent. The girls team hadn’t won the NW League meet since

1997 and the boys since 1999. But it all that changed when not only did both teams win, but they also had a huge group of runners receive All League honors. To be named as All League, a runner must finish in the top six places and there were plenty of Pirates in those spots. For the girls team it was freshman Annie Romig, freshman Erin Savage and senior Willa Childress earning the honors. For the boys it was junior Logan Romig, junior Matt Clayton and freshman Julian Croman. The number of runners performing well and the youth of those runners signify a resurgence of Neah-Kah-Nie cross country that hasn’t been seen in

quite some time. “Last year we just didn't have the numbers of kids we needed to be a good team,� said junior runner Matt Clayton. “This year we have twice as many people out running and everyone is working hard and pushing each other. I feel like if we keep this up, the rest of the year is going to continue to be good for us.� The Pirates have a big month left in October with three more meets all capped off with Northwest League districts on Oct. 18 at Vernonia and the District 1 Championships held at Tualatin Hills Recreation Center Oct. 25.

Bobcat Volleyball looking for first league win The Nestucca Bobcat volleyball team had a big week of Northwest League games coming up. The Lady 'Cats are 0-5 so far this year in league play after falling to Portland Christian on Oct. 4 in straight sets. To the Bobcats' credit, Portland Christian is 8-0 so far this season in leage play and the top team in the Northwest League as well as being the No. 12 team in the state. The Bobcats did get a string game at the net from Emily Menefee with seven blocks for the match. “We served well as a team at 93-percent, but were overpowered by their hitters,� said Bobcat Head Coach John Elder. The Bobcats will keep looking for their first league win this week, hosting three Northwest League Teams. They have Knappa at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 9, Riverdale at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 and Vernonia on Oct. 13. Thursday Morning Mixed Trios Teams 1. The 3 J’s 20-05 2. Pioneer Vet. 18-07 3. Just Us 15-10 4. LM & The Kid 13-12 5. Skelton Construction 12-13 6. A&M Auto 11.5-13.5 7. Whitehead Reforestation 06.5-18.5 Teams High Games & Series Skelton Construction 688 2558 A&M Auto 675 255 Whitehead Reforestation 657 2486 Individual Women High Games & Series Susan Taylor 177 635 Edith Noteboom 173 611 Mona Skelton 171 Betty Randall 599 Individual Men High Games & Series Dennis Wilks 210 Jerry Crist 743 Jerry Crist 200 Dennis Wilks 710

Dan Turner 192 700 Luke Rogers 192 Independent League Teams 1. Barclay’s Heating & Sheet Meta 39-06 2. Tom’s Electric 34-11 3. Greg’s Marine 32-13 4. Tom Dotson Construction 25-20 5. Don Averill’s Recycling 23-22 6. Noel’s Timber Cutting 22-23 7. Tillamook Eagles 21-24 8. Godfrey’s Pharmacy 13-32 9. Tillamook Lanes 10-35 10. Den Jo Farm 06-39 Team High Games & Series Tom’s Electric 1207 3331 Barclay’s Heating & Sheet Metal 1150 3311 Tillamook Lanes 1119 Noel’s Timber Cutting 3251 Individual High Games & Series Mike Bentley 255 681 Alex Rawe 246 Dennis Wilks 641 Bob Coppini 238 619 Lane Strikers 1) Hip Chicks 2) We/Otta 3) Odd Balls 4) Feisty Four 5) Shooters 6) Lane Brains 7) Gutter Guys 8) Foxy Grammies 9) 323’s High Game Stew Irwin 181

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Farmers market season wrap-ups BY MARY FAITH BELL mfbell@countrymedia.net

It’s official, fall is in the air. It’s cold and foggy in the mornings again, thermometers are dipping into the thirties in the hills, and our growing season is coming to an end. The three farmers markets in Tillamook County – in Neskowin, Tillamook and Manzanita– enjoyed terrific seasons, great crowds, superb vendors and the kind of success that comes from doing what you love and loving what you do and sharing your labors with your neighbors. Here are market season wrap-up reports

and photos from the three farmers markets around the county. Perhaps in the dormant months of winter you’ll think of something you’d like to grow or make or catch or bake to offer at your local farmers market next year. I’m also including recipes in this issue of Farm to Fork for Carrot-Dill Soup and NoKnead Artisan Bread. Fall is the perfect season for homemade vegetable soup and what goes better with soup than fresh-baked bread? Visit tillamookheadlightherald.com to watch our first ever Headlight Herald cooking video, where I demonstrate the carrot soup and bread recipes with the delightful assistance of my friend Al Wylder, 89, of Hebo, who simply loves good food.

Tillamook Farmers' Market has record season Neskowin Market wrap-up The Neskowin Farmer’s Market concluded its second season this year, and market manager Nancy Hadley described the market’s dramatic growth in no uncertain terms: “We’re a bajillion times bigger than last year.” The Neskowin market was Hadley’s brainchild. She’s not a farmer, but rather, a shopper, and she wanted the farmer’s market community experience for the village of Neskowin. “My family has had a house here in Neskowin for my whole life, for many decades, and when I decided to move here I had a dream of bringing a farmers market to Neskowin.” Hadley’s dream has reaped big rewards, not only for local farmers and vendors who did a booming business there, but for the village, as a gathering place on Saturday mornings. The market had up to 12 vendors, some anchor businesses who came every week, and others who set up occasionally; about 70 percent locally sourced foods and 30 percent arts and handcrafts. Some of the vendors included Corvus Landing Farm in Neskowin, Ground Score Farms in Hebo, the Rockfish Bakery in Lincoln City, the Blacktail Café in Pacific City, Hello Granola in Lincoln City. Judie Rubert sold felted and hand-spun woolen items in her “wool-ology” booth; Barb

MacPherson, a Neskowin photographer, sold her local images; and local author Jan Boutin sold copies of her book, Historic Neskowin Village by the Sea. “The Neskowin community just embraced the market,” said Nancy Hadley. “It was the gathering spot on Saturday mornings. We opened at 9 a.m., but people started lining up at 8:30. Locals did their weekly shopping at the market. You could come to the market and buy produce, fresh eggs, baked goods, and fresh fish. The camaraderie was wonderful, people visited and caught up on the news.” Hadley kept a guest book, and was amazed to find that visitors came from all over North America and abroad. “We had folks here from Denmark and France, New York and Canada, it was wonderful.” Signage helped get the word out. In particular, the Neskowin Farmers Market advertised in Pacific City, which doesn’t have a market, and soon folks from P.C. were dropping in on Saturday mornings to join the fun.

Manzanita Farmers Market Recap Market shoppers and vendors alike report that 2012 was one of our best market seasons ever … the weather on Friday evenings cooperated (though it was a bit cool on a couple evenings). We had large crowds every market … Vendors report increased sales from years past; though we do not do a shopper “count,” the number of people seemed to grow each week. New vendors added more local products … Peace Crops, Neah-Kah-Nie Catering, Malia’s Hawaiian Grill, Neah-Kah-Nie Gardens, Juice Box, Gold Notes Hummus, Nevor Oysters, and Willapa Hills Cheese, and offered more variety to market shoppers. Success stories abound, such as Chef Lee Vance, who "tested the waters" for her wonderful locally sourced meals beginning at the Manzanita Farmers Market, and then took over at the Nehalem River Inn. We had more business sponsors this year than ever before: we gave out 750 market bags

sponsored by Bonfire Beach Provisions, Unfurl, US Bank, Kayak Tillamook, Hal’s Emporium & General Store, Ocean Inn. For the final market, we gave away free cups sponsored by Manzanita Grocery & Deli filled with free ice cream provided by Tillamook County Creamery Association, or filled with free beer (yes, FREE beer) provided by Fort George Brewery. It was a wonderful way to thank our market shoppers, and it’s absolutely the most fun when folks came up to the market information booth during the final market with wide-eyed looks, saying, “I heard you are giving away free beer and free

ice cream … really?” Yes, really. “Wow! This is so cool!” It was a great way to end our seventh season. It will be an off-season of transition for the market – we said good-bye to board member Franz Hasslacher of Ekahni Books, as Franz and Sherry relocate to Arizona; and one of our original board members, Craig Mackie, after seven years is retiring from the market board. Craig is one of our hardest working board members, taking on the “icky” task of dealing with the market’s recycling and “zero-waste” initiatives: washing plates, bowls and silverware; schlepping bins of recycling to CARTM on Saturday, sorting and composting. With Craig’s diligence and guidance, the market this season generated less than a grocery sack of trash each market. We will welcome new board members Bob LaTorre and Josh Uthof, and evaluate the location, as there may be some issues with Fifth St. and the new development construction in 2013.

Carrot-Dill Soup This soup is easy to make, delicious and nutritious.

A pinch of cayenne (optional) Salt and pepper to taste

1 pound of carrots, peeled and sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 49 oz.vegetable broth ½ cup uncooked, long grain white rice 1/8 cup snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill

Sautee carrots and onions in olive oil until tender. Add broth and rice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Cool slightly. Puree in blender or food processor in batches until smooth. Add dill, cayenne, salt and pepper to taste. Variation: this soup can be made with low sodium chicken broth, rather than vegetable broth. If you’re not vegan and aren’t worried

Makes six servings

As autumn approaches, the bustle of the summer slows and farmers pause to look back at their busy season. The same can be said for the dedicated volunteers of the Tillamook Farmers' Market, who recently completed a dot survey of market attendees. Amy Reiersgaard, the newest member of the market board, was in charge of the survey. “We have always tracked attendance data at the market,” Amy explains, “but when we combine that with the survey results, we learn a lot. For instance, the Tillamook Farmers' Market attracts customers from all over. Half of the visitors to the market traveled from farther than 50 miles away, and 43% of them came to Tillamook specifically for the market. That's nearly 18,000 people who wouldn't be spending their weekend in Tillamook if not for us. They see our sponsors' names and logos on signage and handouts, and from the market trailer we direct visitors to local area businesses.” In addition to benefiting local area businesses, the Tillamook Farmers' Market has a direct, measurable impact on the economy of Tillamook. Jim Fanjoy, treasurer for the market, points out that the average market visitor spent $18.27 at the market this season. “Based on attendance figures, that works out to $44,680 on your average Saturday, or more than $700,000 over the course of the market season,” Jim continues. “That income goes straight to the vendors, most of whom are local businesses, so the money stays right here in Tillamook County.”

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And the market is growing at a rate of about 15% per year. This is in a large part due to generous contributions received from the City of Tillamook, TLC Federal Credit Union, Oldies 105.5, and other donors. One example is the Tillamook PUD, who sponsored a grant for the big yellow market signs that can be seen on roadsides in Tillamook every Saturday during the summer. The signs work; 31% of visitors surveyed said they found the market because of the signage. Individuals can make a difference, too. Becoming a Friend of the Market helps pay for incidental costs like printing, advertising, and trash serv-

ice. But one of the greatest donations an individual can make is their time. “Next year, we will be starting our Market Auxiliary program,” says John Lee, chairman of the market. “This program is a fun way for people to get involved in the market and the local community, working together to set up the market, as well as meeting in the offseason to build, maintain, and improve the equipment.” Auxiliary volunteers commit to four to six days per season, and several prominent locals have expressed interest in the program, including Tillamook mayor Suzanne Weber. “We want this to be fun, a chance for people to see their friends and help their community at the same time,” John says, smiling. “It's social. Even though we work on a Saturday morning from 7:00-9:00 and again from 1:30-3:00 in the afternoon, most of us stay at the market all day, talking to friends and enjoying the weather.” For more information about the Tillamook Farmers' Market, the Market Auxiliary, or any of the market's programs, call market manager Lauren Karl at (503) 812-9326 or email: tillfm@yahoo.com.

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Drive 4 UR School raises money Ryan Trogdon and Logan Weeks, students at Tillamook High School, are organizing a test drive event at Tillamook High School, 2605 12th Street on Saturday, October 13 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to raise money for Tillamook County high schools. Working with Tillamook Ford and Neah-Kah-Nie, Nestucca and Tillamook High Schools, the two students

hope to raise $6000 dollars as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program. Ford Motor Company wants to donate $6000 to Tillamook County high schools. Take a free test drive to earn big bucks for local schools. Your test drive will earn $20 from Ford Motor Company paid to the Tillamook County High School of

your choice. There is no pressure to buy and no cost to you. Plus, each entry will have a chance to win a 2013 Ford Escape. Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license. There is a limit of one test drive per household. Please contact Tillamook Ford at 503-8424475 for more information.

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Oregon Coast Dance Center awarded the Cary Josi Dance Scholarship for 2012/2013 to William (Billy) Richardson. The scholarship is provided in memory of Cary Josi, beloved tap dancer, who studied at the Oregon Coast Dance Center. The scholarship is awarded to one local boy each year, for a full year's tuition for one dance class, and one recital costume. Applications were submitted to Chris Josi, Cary's son, for review. Chris chose William (Billy) Richardson as recipient for the 2012/2013 scholar-

Billy Richardson was awarded the Cary Josi Dance Scholarship ship. Billy has taken hip=hop workshops and has a natural gift of dance; Oregon Coast Dance Center “is glad to know that we can help grow his talent.”

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ENGAGEMENT ABOVE: Rachael Bonato sees her creation modeled for the first time. LEFT: Rachael Bonato's costume, as created and photographed by Revolution Dancewear. BY SAMANTHA SWINDLER sswindler@countrymedia.net

In August, we told you about 13-year-old Rachael Bonato of Tillamook, whose hand-drawn dancer’s costume was in the final round of a national design competition. Now, after returning from a trip to Chicago to see her drawing become an actual prototype costume, Rachael needs your vote to win the grand prize – having her design available for purchase in an upcoming Revolution Dancewear catalog, and winning a collection of the costumes for her home dance studio, Oregon Coast Dance Center. Rachael’s costume – a fiery red, orange and gold creation with a tiered, sheer

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skirt – was inspired by the “girl on fire” costume from the Hunger Games. Though competing with older teens and adults, Rachael’s design made it to the top three in Revolution Dancewear’s online “Design Your Dream” contest. Last month, Rachael and her mother, Allison Bonato, flew to Chicago to visit Revolution Dancewear, where the company’s team created a costume based on Rachael’s drawing and had it modeled and photographed professionally. “We had a really great time, and it was amazing to see Rachael's design really come to life,” said Allison. “We got to tour the Revolution Dancewear facilities and see where costumes were created, the warehouse, and

the offices of various staff including their ‘inspiration’ boards.’ Then we traveled to the studio where they photographed the models for their upcoming catalog and actually saw them in action, as well as the most exciting part, seeing Rachael's design modeled!” A two-man film crew followed the Bonatos in Chicago – something somewhat unnerving for the shy Rachael. “It took her pretty much from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. before she finally started opening up a little and answering questions,” Allison said. “I think this whole experience has been really really good for her, as it's helped her come out of her shell a little more,” she said. “I don't

think she enjoyed the coming out process, but she seems to be getting a little better at it.” You can go online and vote for Rachael’s design through 5 p.m. CST (3 p.m. here) Oct. 22. Vote at the Revolution Dancewear Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RevolutionDancewear “(Rachael) is up against two competitors who are older than her and come from larger communities, so Rachael can really use all the help and support she can get,” Allison said.

Haltiner - Johnsen Heidi Haltiner and Bob Johnsen, of Tillamook announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Heidi is the daughter of Rick and Charlotte Haltiner of Tillamook. Bob is the son of Tony and Nancie Rivera of The Dalles. Bob is a 1999 graduate of Tillamook High School; Heidi graduated from Tillamook High in 2002. She is employed at Haltiner, Inc.; Bob is employed at Jim Kephart Floor Covering. The couple is planning a summer 2013 wedding at the bride’s parents’ home.


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Thanks to Heidi Reid for word that magician Hart Keene with his unique brand of closeup “mingle” magic, will perform for the Kiawanda Community Center’s (KCC) sixteenth birthday fundraiser. His magic often happens right at your table, even in your own hands. An elegant tri-tip dinner is on the menu. After we eat, Hart will present his interactive show that features incredible magic, mindreading, and comedy (including the routine that landed him on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent!” in 2010). Sponsored by The Nestucca Firefighters and Nestucca High School Cheerleaders, the event will include a silent auction offering “hang gliding lessons, Oregon Zoo passes, Pittock Mansion tickets, art work, fishing trips, and Disneyland passes to name a few.” Be there at 6:00 p.m. this Saturday, October 13. Tickets are $15 for youth younger than twelve, $30 each, or $50 for a couple. KCC is located at 34600 Cape Kiwanda Drive, Pacific City. Call 503-965-7900. An astonishing variety of fungi thrive in the Tillamook State Forest. The last time I saw a mushrooming class offered in these parts, tuition was over $100. At 1:00 this Sunday, October 14, State Park Ranger Dane Osis will present a free program on wild forest mushrooms at Tillamook Forest Center. Participants will view freshly picked fungi, learn to

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The holiday season is fast approaching. Halloween is just around the corner. Now in the past I always remember it raining on that special evening of trick or treating. What do you think the odds are that we continue to have this beautiful weather through October? Lots of birthdays this month too! If I don’t mention you today, be sure and email your birthday! Happy Birthday wishes go out to Whitney McCraw, Ken Beebehiser, and of course, myself! Seems like I feel a year older around this time each year. Curves is officially closed now but rumor has it that a new gym will be opening upstairs at Roby’s Furniture. I can’t wait for it to begin. AA Meetings are held in the basement of the Bay City Methodist Church every Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. All sessions are open to everyone! I attended the Booster Club Meeting last Friday thanks to Kahna Henry for calling and reminding me. President Linda

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The Nea-Rock’s first garden tour on Wednesday, September 19 was at Dru Preston’s, just east of Tillamook on Evergreen Drive. There was road work being done on Highway 6 with orange cones all along the left lane (coming from Tillamook driving east) and it was difficult to find Evergreen Drive towards the north after the overlook Freddie Graves came from east to west along Highway 6 and with flaggers motioning her on, she missed Evergreen Drive altogether. The ones who found their way to Dru’s were: Mikki Gruber, Sue Aalykke, Phyllis Holmes, Merl Wiine, Kattie Olson, Evelyn Wagner, Dottie Stone, Barbara Bennett. Dru met us in the wide driveway and tables and chairs were set up there for the potluck/picnic. We were lucky to have a windless day and sunshine to enjoy. We had a tasty lunch and a variety of beverages served. Dru and her husband have a lovely remodeled older home with large rooms.

identify edible and poisonous varieties, and discover the important role fungi play in forest health. We are welcome to bring samples of mushrooms for identification. Afterwards Dane will lead an optional short hike to search for and identify mushrooms. The Forest Center is located at 45500 Wilson River Highway, 22 miles east of Tillamook. If you’ve wanted to be included on the Tillamook County Quilt Trail (TCQT), the first such thing on the West Coast, now is your chance to get on the list. Interested parties, usually businesses or farms, pay to have a wooden replica of a quilt block displayed at their location. TCQT publishes a trifold brochure that plots the locations on a map so that folks can tour the area to view the various blocks. A meeting is scheduled from 5-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16 to allow those on the list to choose from more than forty available designs. It will be held at the Officer’s Mess Hall at the Port of Tillamook Bay. For more information, call Faye Jaques at 503-842-4939, or visit tillamookquilttrail.org. The Great Oregon Shake Out, happens next Thursday, October 18 at 10:18 a.m. The Shake Out is our opportunity to practice how to protect ourselves during earthquakes. The official preparedness organizations all agree that “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes. Learn how to participate and register today at . Nesko Women meet at 11:30 on Friday, October 19 at Hudson House bread and Breakfast for lunch and their business meeting. Any woman residing in south Tillamook County is welcome as a visitor, lunch is $12. The program this month will feature Rose Perez discussing the Nestucca Indians

and History of Nestucca River Country presented by Sally Rissel. The Folk Fellowship duo, Fred Bassett and Jim Loughrie, have added to the program planned for their community concert at 7:00 on October 20. Performers now include: Fred Bassett, The Elliott’s, Don Hubbs, Sonya Kazen , Jim Loughrie, Madrona (a local band), Barb and Russ Sanders, Eric Sappington, and Joe Wrabek. The event is a benefit for Taylor Carter, the Beaver toddler injured in a mowing accident last month. The concert will happen at the former Middle School in Beaver and potluck refreshments will be served. A trio of last minute reminders: Flu clinics will be held on Thursday, October 11 at two locations in South Tillamook County: From 8:3011:00 a.m. at Kiawanda Community Center (address above); from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Cloverdale Clinic, 34335 U.S. 101 in downtown Cloverdale. Available vaccines include Influenza, Pneumovax, and Tdap. Your insurance will be billed. Questions? Call 503842-3900. The Transit Fund will benefit from a $5 Baked Potato Luncheon Wednesday, October 10 from 11:30-1:00 at Nestucca Valley Presbyterian Church on Brooten Road in Pacifc City. Stuffed squash and baked pumpkin are Cooking Class cuisine at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 at Hebo Christian Center. Tuition is $3. Happy birthday this week to: Suntara Beachy, Scott Beeler, Melissa Carver, Shamilee Chatelain, Jesse Craven, Ebony Franklin, Valerie Hagan, Sue Hagerty, Justin Harrison, Mike Ihnat, Mildred Lorfie, Bailey and Kaelin McKillip, Nicholas Merrell, Kim Oulman, George Sisson, and Debra Watson.

Vining called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone back to the Bay City Booster Club fall meeting. There were no guests attending. Dallas Pfeiffer said grace and then Jack Scovel spoke briefly about a nation in trouble and introduced Bev Scovel, who sang “Time for all America to Pray." The potluck as always looked scrumptious but seeing as I was a tad bit late I had already eaten my lunch. Diane Griffin shared with us that her mother in law is going into the new Griffin House (no relation) senior living home opening this month on Alderbrook. It is operated by Sharon and Rod Griffin. We are definitely in need of more skilled nursing homes and welcome them to the community. Linda Vining reported on the hay rack project to raise money for Christmas decorations. Tickets were sold a various places for the small hay rack that was planted with spring and summer flowers. Mike and Sherry Smith of Garibaldi won the small hay rack and were very pleased to receive it. The large hayrack was sold outright. This project generated about $300.00 for the purchase of Christmas lights to be displayed in the area of the Bay City sign. The lights will be for the bushes and be solar as installing electricity to that area proved to be too costly. Jim and Kahne Henry will pursue find-

ing the lights at the best price. Members of the Bay City Beautification Committee are Linda Vining, Gail Reese, Gretchen Power, Diane Griffin, Marilyn Reynolds and Val Greenfield. Thank you to all of you for planting and maintaining the beautiful flowers throughout our community! Mark your calendars for the next Booster Club Meeting on Friday October 26th at 11:30 a.m. at the City Hall community room. Don’t forget the FREE guitar lessons taught by Dr. Ben Douglas on Thursday evenings, 7 p.m. in the basement of the Bay City Church. More thank-yous for the kind words of encouragement welcoming me back from Gloria Peterson of Idaville and Glyn Brice from (Portland) Rockaway Beach. Debby at the Bay City Library wants everyone to know that Storytime has been changed to Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. Make sure you drop in at the Bay City Church Rummage Sale this weekend! It is being held at the City Hall Community Room Thurs, Fri, and Saturday. Your donations help to support programs in the community as well as church expenses. Please come and help support this bi-yearly event! Now you know what I know! Have a great week and see you around town!

We toured their many beautiful, indoors and outdoors major beautifications. Lots of hard work went into it by Dru and her husband. We toured the yard and the workshop of Dru’s husband where they are painting and putting up shelves, etc. Dru hand brush painted all the ceilings. WOW! We then toured the garden area and everyone was given veggies to take home. I’ve been eating luscious salads ever since. Very generous of the Prestons. Thanks so much from all of us. The second Nea-Rock garden tour was to a subscription farm, just south of Tillamook. Lots of raised beds, flowers and edibles. Chickens too. Weekly food boxes are offered here at the Coyote Moon Farms. Next Nea-Rock Garden Club is Wednesday, October 17. We will eat lunch at “Kendra’s Kitchen,” Highway 101 North. Please be there by 11:30 a.m. and order as soon as you get there. Carpooling will be from PUD by 11:15 a.m. After lunch we will go on a “slough walk” at Hoquarten Slough Park just before the bridge on the right side of Highway 101 North. In November the Nea-Rock Garden Club will attend the Master Gardener Tea. More on this later. Thanks to Jane Dunn for the lasagna she brought over for James and me on Friday, September 28. What a thoughtful thing to do. It was very good and so appreciated that day

especially since I was canning Italian plums. Sure made it easier for me to have the lasagna ready to warm up and eat. It was good to see Jane and have a visit with her. I sure do miss those wonderful people at the Cape Meares Lighthouse. I have been a volunteer and involved with the Friends of Cape Meares for many years. It doesn’t seem right not to be at the lighthouse for lunch breaks anymore. And other duties have been turned over to Freddie Graves who will do a good job with all that it requires If you would like to know who the Acapella singing group was at the Cape Meares Community Center, they are the Sacred Harp singers from all over who get together regularly in different locations to sing. If you were lucky enough to live close by the Cape Meares Community Center to hear them or just stopping by to listen, you were in for a real treat. Betsy Jeronen organized the group again this year. I sat outside on a bench last year and enjoyed listening to the singing. Some of the songs I knew, but a few of the very old ones I had never heard before. I wasn’t able to get away this year but I could hear the singing from as far away as my back deck facing west. There were three tents set up on Jeronen’s north spare lot and some of the people stayed there overnight. Great weather for camping out. Sure hope they make this a yearly event and keep coming back.

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SUGAR BROSIUS 503-653-1449 sugarsugarusa@netscape.net Editor’s note: Sugar’s fencepost was mistakenly omitted last week, so this week you’re getting a double dose of Sugar. We apologize to Sugar and all her loyal readers. Oct.3 While I'm writing this column from Rockaway Beach Tavern (I left my wi-fi device in Central Oregon by accident) I got an email from St. Mary's by the Sea asking for prayers for Dick Scott. He has had triple heart bypass and will be in recovery for two months. His daughter-in-law, Barbara Cronin, who happens to be waiting on us, tells us he returns home on he and his wife's anniversary, September 22nd. With his new repaired heart, he should be ready to go another 200,000 miles. "Chief Barry Mammano Fire Station." Our last city council meeting bestowed such an honor to a deserving man who has given over 50 years (since 1958) to our town in his selfless service. Without his knowledge, Barry's children, grandchildren and his friends in Rockaway Beach were waiting outside the door and entered just before Rich Riley made a motion to rename the fire station in his name. They received a unanimous vote followed by a standing ovation. There were lots of tears shed. Congratulations, Barry. And thank you for your service for all these years to our community. As you drive by, notice the fire hall has been repainted and renamed. It is looking so good. Our firemen are all volunteers and if you are thinking you would like to offer your time to our fire department, stop by. They could always use more good men and women. Marlene Monroe stopped by our house on her way through our town. She is my husband's godparent and it has been way too long since we'd visited. Many of you know Tom and Marlene Monroe. We lost Tom several years ago and soon after

Marlene moved to Spokane to be close to family. It has been a good move, but she still misses our little town. I get that. It is special, isn't it? A wonderful group of folks attended the Celebration of Life for Phyllis Baker. Linda Olson and Lynda Holmes and a small committee beautifully decorated the hall, with a mini-park on each table in memory of the Parks and Recreation Program that Phyllis began. There was so much food, there's no way anyone left hungry. I met several new people, but really enjoyed meeting Phyllis's brother Mel Farstad and his wife Janet of Pacific City. The family resemblance was amazing. They were as nice as could be. We're glad we met. Dixie Sexton also told me about the wonderful bench dedication at the library for Joanne Rogers. Drop by to see it! The Beach cleanup (dedicated to Delores Stover)/Tsunami drill made it a busy morning. We started early and got to the Lions Club before they opened. But they patiently opened up for us and gave us all the items we would need for the cleanup. They thank all the volunteers for their help. Then the drill began about 9:18. We heard an announcement telling us to evacuate. We quickly grabbed our kit and headed to the nearest site. The practices are important. It's good to know how much time it takes to get ready in the event of an emergency. "Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out." That's Rockaway Beach "Sugar Coated!" Oct.10 A huge thanks to Meals for Seniors! They had a recognition dinner for their volunteers, and Dale and I were invited. We met so many new people. I now have faces with names. Had a delightful time and I humbly thank you for including us in this occasion. Richard Patten at 117 Pacific, (you know, the cool 3 level multi-colored business), has had to discontinue his sale of fresh honey. He's developed an allergy to bees. My husband jokingly says he got rid of his hives because he got hives. But seriously, when one has a reaction to a bee sting that is more serious than a bump, it's a good idea to eliminate what caused the reaction. So, I think I saw one more jar of his honey for sale, and then it's gone. So run don't walk to Richards.

The Lions Club still has Bingo Friday and Saturday nights (till Thanksgiving) from 6-10. It's at the Lions Club building in the center of town. Now that fall has arrived what a fun distraction for those cool autumn nights. On a sad note, our friend, Art Nieman passed away the morning of September 24th. He and his wife have been our neighbors for many years. His wife April, and his sons Aaron and Andrew survive him. Aaron is living in Colorado and he and his wife have one son, Adam. Andrew is living in the Portland area and shares his life with his girlfriend Kelsey. They ask that donations be sent to Tillamook High's Basketball Program. It's almost that spooktacular time of year. Mark those calendars for The Parks & Rec Kids Halloween costume party. It will be Saturday, Oct. 27th from 6 to 7:30 in the Community Center. When Lynda Holm posted some pictures on the fire departments Facebook page she had a fellow from Germany who has published some books on fire trucks contact her. He is fascinated with them and travels world wide to photograph them. Well, he came to Rockaway Beach in September and Tom Martine and Lynda moved the trucks out for a series of pictures. Perhaps we will be in his next book? We'll keep you informed. The best part is the fire engines looked awesome against the newly painted fire station. (And he was quite impressed with them!) My friend Alberta Arnold is moving to the Gresham area. She's been a resident for many years, but it was time to make some changes in her life. She's found a lovely place to stay and is looking forward to her move. I wish you luck my friend. I will miss you. Phyllis Baker's son, Eric, came to town to get his mom's affairs in order so we had a really nice gathering at the Rockaway Beach Tavern. Phyllis endearingly called it "the office" so Jenna Cordi made sure we were all treated well for the occasion. She decorated the tables with Phyllis's favorite, Chardonnay, and bought a cake celebrating our dear friend with her "office" cohorts. It was truly a bittersweet occasion. "When you know how to laugh in the rain you know how to love life and all it brings with it." That's Rockaway Beach "Sugar Coated!"

In Tillamook County

Featured Restaurant FISHERMAN’S KORNER 306 MOORING BASIN ROAD GARIBALDI • (503) 322-2033 BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER Charter Fishing Available

6-Time Winner of the Taste of Tillamook County People’s Choice Awards for Best Fish & Chips Fisherman’s Korner has been a favorite with Garibaldi locals & tourists for many years. And as proof, in 2003-2008 it was voted winner of the Taste of Tillamook County’s People’s Choice Award for the best fish & chips. The restaurant has a diner-like atmosphere with a long counter that promotes lively breakfast conversation. There are indoor tables & an outside patio dining area, as well. Situated in the heart of Garibaldi’s Fisherman’s Wharf, the restaurant is surrounded by picturesque fishing boats & the hustle & bustle of an active fishing, crabbing & charter boat industry. It’s a perfect backdrop for the restaurant’s delicious array of all-American favorites. At breakfast, you can enjoy buttermilk pancakes, thick-sliced French toast, omelets made with Tillamook Cheese, biscuits & gravy with homemade country gravy, & even oysters and eggs. For lunch or dinner, there is clam chowder, homemade oyster stew, salads, burgers, sandwiches, halibut baskets, the famous fish & chips, & other seasonal seafood ... all of it fresh off local fishing boats. There is even an "all-you-can-eat fish special" for $14.95, or $13.95 for seniors. Catering to the special needs of fishermen, Fisherman’s Korner offers a breakfast & sack lunch combo for $9.95 ($5.95 for the sack lunch only). Restaurant hours are Thursday - Sunday 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

FIVE RIVERS COFFEE ROASTERS & CAFÉ Newly renovated Five Rivers Coffee Roasters & Café, across from the Tillamook Cheese Factory, open daily 6am – 6pm, serving fresh in-house roasted coffee. FREE WI-FI, DRIVE THRU and Pelican beer to-go.

PELICAN PUB & BREWERY

Serving Lunch & Dinner Favorites: Prime Rib & Broasted Chicken Thursday Nights - Senior Night 10% OFF Friday Nights - Karaoke in the Lounge Open 11 a.m. Mon.-Fri. Open Sat. & Sun. at 9 a.m. for breakfast. 4 th & B, Bay Ci ty • (5 0 3 ) 3 7 7 -2 8 9 5

Fisherman’s Korner

Located on Fisherman’s Wharf in Garibaldi harbor. Relax inside or at an outdoor table & watch the fishing boats unload their catch, which will soon become 2003 through our fresh, delicious seafood People’s dishes. Our Fish & Chips won 2008 Choice Award the Taste of Tillamook County Winner People’s Choice award in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008. We also offer a variety of other items. Charter fishing available. Thursday - Sunday 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m, Monday 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 3 0 6 Bas i n Ro ad, Gari bal di (5 0 3 ) 3 2 2 -2 0 3 3

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AT OSENBERG S PENNY'S SMOKIN’ AT ROSENBERG BUILDERS SUPPLY! Still cooking up the favorite breakfast burritos and paninis, we've added tender, moist tri-tip and pork loin topped with the ever popular homemade Chipotle Honey BBQ Sauce. M-F 8-4, Sat 9-3.

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Located in the 20 ft. Yellow Concession Trailer outside of Rosenberg's at 2 Main Avenue, Tillamook

Pelican Pub & Brewery is family-friendly with views of Cape Kiwanda & Haystack Rock. Fresh seafood, gourmet pizza & fantastic clam chowder, plus our award-winning beer! Ful l breakfas ts dai l y . Sun.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City.

www. pelicanbrewery. com (503) 965-7007

DORYLAND PIZZA Doryland Pizza is the place to go for great food and a fun family atmosphere. We offer a variety of excellent pizzas, a fresh salad bar, warm and delicious sandwiches, spaghetti, beer and wine, and free popcorn. Enjoy the big screen TV and video games during your visit. Located at the beach in Pacific City, directly across the street from the dory landing area at Cape Kiwanda. Orders to go and Take and Bake!

33315 Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City • (503) 965-6299

PACIFIC RESTAURANT The PACIFIC RESTAURANT brings the best in locally sourced sustainable seafood and northwest cuisine to your table. Casual family style dining and gluten-free options available. 2011 Tillamook area business of the year. 2102 1st St., Tillamook (503) 354-2350 www.pacificrestaurant.info

Want to add your restaurant to these special weekly listings? Call (503) 842-7535 to find out how today!


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GARDENING MATTERS CARLA ALBRIGHT

I was asked recently to give a presentation about fall gardening in Tillamook County. I jumped at the chance as one of my favorite times of the year is autumn, and I love to clean up my gardens then. In the first place, it gives me an excuse to be outside on a lovely fall day. The weeds have pretty much been taken care of all summer, so what is left is the

fun stuff to do. The garden starts to look a little peaked this time of year anyway, so I feel like I am doing it a favor by cleaning it up a little. I find I work better from a list as I can prioritize the chores. I also can vary the tasks so I don’t get bored doing one thing all the time. Besides, it is so much fun to cross things off the list. I’ve even cheated to the point that I will write something down that I have already done just so I can have the satisfaction of crossing it off the list. I like to cut back my hosta before they start to get slimy from the cold weather. Once the leaves start to turn brown and droop, I grab a fistful and cut as close to the base as I can get. The browning leaves means they have started to go dormant and cutting remaining leaves won’t bother the plant at all. I do find it

interesting that my different varieties of hosta seem to die back at differing times. Some seem to be more tender, while others will hang on until a killing frost. Because the ground is so warm from the mild summer, it’s a good time to mulch perennials to keep that soil warmer longer. This is even true for some hardier vegetables. I try not to mulch with leaves from plants that have a tendency toward fungal diseases, though. No sense giving those fungi a warm bed for the winter. I also cut back the Euphorbia flowers to the ground. They will start blooming again in January and trimming them keeps them from getting too leggy. I am careful not to get the milky sap from a fresh cut on my skin, though, as it can be a real irritant. Long sleeves, long pants and gloves are necessary when dealing with

this relative of poinsettia. Cutting back any of the Hellebore leaves that look a little droopy is a good thing, too. These will also perk up and flower by the beginning of the year if not sooner. I will not bother the leaves that have sprouted from the base of the plant this summer, though, as they will protect the flowering stalks. Speaking of cutting things back, lady ferns really do become unattractive about this time of year. And I think this happened earlier this year because of the very dry summer and fall we have had. I cut these back to the ground, too, as they go dormant. Sword ferns are a different story. I leave the browning sword fronds on the plants until March to protect the tender crowns from cold weather. Of course, in nature the brown fronds fall off when they are

good and ready to do so, so we really don’t have to mess with sword ferns at all. But I prefer the look of the bright green fronds in the spring unhindered by the old ones. I will wash and clean patio furniture and garden art before I put them away for the winter. The wooden furniture seems to last longer if it doesn’t have to withstand the winter rains and wind. Same for the yard art. I also clean and disinfect my terra cotta pots with a 1 part bleach to 9 parts water solution. After rinsing them well, I lay them in the sun to slowly dry and then stack the pots in the potting shed with layers of newspaper between them. The plastic pots are less fussy about being out all winter, although if it gets very cold and stays that way, they may crack as well. The last thing I do in the fall

is sharpen and clean my tools before I store them. A little sandpaper along the edges of pruners, loppers, trowels and shovels will help keep them sharp in case I need to do some “emergency pruning” this winter. I also rub them down with a little vegetable oil on a paper towel before I store them for the winter. This will help keep the tools from rusting. I know you can use about any kinds of oil for this purpose, but I do hate the thought of putting motor oil in the ground when I start to dig with these tools. So I use the less invasive (to my mind) veggie oil. I also wash and dry all my garden gloves and toss the ones with holes at the tips of the fingers. After all that work, we deserve a nice break. Before we know it, those seed catalogs will be arriving in the mail!

sake of our roads, don’t put another road levy on the ballot. Growing up a long time ago in a land far away, my next-door neighbor was a woman called Floy. I SCHUBERT came into her house MOORE with her boy Bill and a hard crush on her girl Anne and sometimes ate dinner with them, two cans of some-

thing and fried meat. Everybody in the neighborhood knew everybody’s business. Floy was a loud-lunged yeller at neighbors. I never saw her in anything but a bathrobe, hair rollers, and a cigarette dangling. Though just a boy, I wondered too when a neighbor yelled at her, “Hey, Floy, you flat-footed floozy, where is your man?” “Wouldn’t spit on her if she was on fire,” she told me and winked, but I could see it hurt her. “Why don’t I have a man?” she asked her coffee cup. “It’s

cause I got half-grown kids.” I took a logic class once. One thing we studied was logical fallacies. My favorite logical fallacy is post hoc ergo propter hoc, meaning just because one thing follows another doesn’t mean it’s caused by it. Some years ago, I was in the checkout line of Chester’s Market in Pacific City. There was a woman ahead of me discussing an upcoming levy to construct a new high school. The woman was trying to explain to the checker, they’re telling me we have to have a new high school because the old building is

falling down. They say it isn’t safe. The woman was thoughtful for a bit and then said, that can’t be true. Why not? The checker asked, scanning the woman’s Cool Whip and Twinkies. The woman moved her fingertip from her chin and shook it at the checker. Because my kids are going to school there. According to the Library Director, a Tillamook man had taken his daughter regularly to Story Time at the library since she was in diapers. He had been petitioned to vote in favor of the new library levy, but I don’t support it, he said. If it doesn’t pass,

I won‘t waste any more time on politics. I’ll just take my daughter to Story Time at the library. When the hillsides above clear cuts slide into streams and block roads, the experts hired by the timber companies testify the slides are inevitable due to the steepness. We know we have the worst roads of any county in Oregon. Road levies keep appearing on the ballot and we keep voting them down. Every time this happens our roads get worse. The logic is obvious. Road levies cause potholes.

the worst thing that has happened is Portland water! Ger and I came home for the weekend and actually froze gallons of water to take back with us! I'm not sure what it is but Garibaldi has the best water hands down! It was good to come home for a few days, but it made it that much harder to leave again. The hardest part so far is just being away--thanks for all the cards and prayers, and oh yeah, thanks to the goofballs who are actually slipping money under the door in my absence. You make me laugh and that truly is the best medicine!”

A big thank you to the Roddy family, who donated Princess Stories: A Classic Illustrated Edition to the Garibaldi Library in celebration of Ann Roddy’s 5th birthday. This book is available for checkout at the Garibaldi Library. And congratulations to Gene and Carol Tish, proprietors of the Garibaldi House, who were presented the Futures Council’s “economy” award at the Annual Awards Banquet Oct. 2. Happy birthday wishes to Shelly Allinger and Gerald Allphin (born Oct. 1), Shirley Collier and Annette Fey (Oct. 3),

Maxine Carlson, Leah Leek and Pamela Moreland (Oct. 4), Patty Dorsey, Erica Knudson and James Gonzales (Oct. 5), Cheri Peterson, Steve Vanderhoef and Paul Duncan (Oct. 6), Garibaldi’s “Walking Councilman” Jerry Bartolomucci, Tim Hall and Mary Grothe (Oct. 7), Pat Tucker and Bruce Becker (Oct. 8), Veronica Garske and Michael Boydston (Oct. 10), Joe Zabala and Donna Clum (oct. 12), Mona Skelton, Tereasa Shipman and Camara Trenton (Oct. 13), Robert Leighton, Bonnie Matthews and Scott Barnett (Oct. 14), and to Teresa

Freeman, Ian Chun, Kathy Kneeland and Benito Mendez (Oct. 15). And to Francine Bristow, Carroll Knepper and Fred Pokallus (Oct. 16), Cindy Scroggins (Oct. 17), Norma Weddle (Oct. 18), Willie McDowell, Jim Lambert and Becca Padur (Oct. 20), Jan Stern, Ramon Barajas, Sheree Deal and Shane Curl (Oct. 21), Kim Vertner, Lucy Vertner and David Norvelle (Oct. 23), Nate Jordan, Laura Lane, Barbara Thomas and Sandra Lynch (Oct. 24), Ritchie Whittlinger and Steven Fournier (Oct. 25), Emmy Lou Orahood,

Phillip Roberts, Clancy Fisher and Kenneth Taylor (Oct. 26), Dennis Porter (Oct. 27), Roberta Guthert, Doreen Doyle and Christy Lazz (Oct. 28), Ron Gragert and Tara Grelk (Oct. 29), Terry Bryant, Shirley Collier and Autumn Jungling (Oct. 30), and to Marie Shaughnessy, William Kaiser, Jane Gibbs and Deanna Olsen, who were all born on Hallowe’en (Oct. 31). Best wishes to all of you. And thanks to Gunnar at the Food Basket for the list. Food Pantry’s open Friday, Oct. 12, 10-noon at the God’s Lighthouse church.

sion for JUST the show or party. Tickets at the door, if available, will be $25.00 for all ages. For more information visit cartm.org or call 503-368-7764, and the “re-think raffle” first prize is an all-electric Eco-Cart! Truly hope the weather will still be dry--not asking for sunshine, but at least dry for the annual Boy Scouts merit badge camp that will be in November now, not this next week. They will all be down at the Tillamook County Fair Grounds enjoying a campout; for some it will be their first time camping out, for others this is an annual event they look forward to. They are grateful to be able to experience this event with the Tillamook County Fair Board and the Tillamook Bay Community College allowing them to camp out in the fair ground parking area. This is a great opportunity for some scouts to earn their merit badges and experience a campout. Thank you to all the parents who volunteer and give up a good nights sleep to help these boys and young men progress in scouting. If you have a boy interested in Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts please call Penny Eudy for Cub Scouts at 503-368-7632 or for Boy Scouts call Shawn Grimes at 503-368-5519 for more information about meetings. The Manzanita library is

having its monthly magazine and paperback book sale on Saturday October 13th. For more information contact Gail Young at 503-368-5348 or at gailmyoung@mac.com. To Sherry Vachio and Dana Williams: we truly want to thank you once again for allowing the scouts to enjoy a campout on your land, the Webelo two and first year Boy Scouts

had a wonderful time. The apples were delicious and the conversation inspiring. Thank you again from Seth Zemecki, Joshua Hamilton and William Grimes. If you’re into traditional Irish music, head on down to the Hoffman Center in Manzanita on October 14th at 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and you can hear Grainne Murphy and Kathleen

“Road levies a big problem” Ex TBCC President Jon Carnahan will manage another run at a road repair levy. “There’s a lot of things I need to know before I start visiting with people,” Jon said. What? What do you need to know, Jon? I beg you for the

FENCEPOSTS

From Tami: “Hi all--we're into week 3 of the Radiation Vacation--so far

NEHALEM

MARCELLA GRIMES hope9801@yahoo.com

It has actually been a peaceful weekend. A trip to Astoria walking through town on a beautiful sunny day--it was nice to just get away for the day. You need to do that every once in awhile to appreciate where you live; just a few miles away works--like a hike in Oswald West park or a drive upriver. Maybe this three-day weekend the kids have coming up on October 12th: no school for Neah-Kah-Nie middle/high school and Nehalem elementary. Don't forget The Trashion Show and Upcycle Party Saturday October 13th at the NCRD auditorium/gym in Nehalem. It starts at 7:00 p.m. and runs until 10:00 p.m. Fabulous fashion created with recycled materials. Advance tickets can be purchased at the CART’M cashier, Creative Fabrics, Manzanita News, T-Spot, and Wisteria Chic. $20.00 admission for Show and Party, $15.00 admis-

Coffee & Your Local News! The two just belong together.

Tillamook County Churches... Cloverdale

HEALING WATERS BIBLE CHURCH



(Used to be Oretown Bible Church) 41505 Oretown Rd. E, Cloverdale Pastor Blake Tebeck (503) 392-3001 Come worship in the Pentecostal tradition. Adult and Children Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. with Church Services, starting at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. Spirit filled singing with the sermon scripted from a chapter of the Holy Bible. Followed by refreshments and friendly conversation. Visitors’ warmly welcomed.

ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH

34560 Parkway Drive, Cloverdale, (503) 3923685. Services 5:30 Saturday night, 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

WI-NE-MA CHRISTIAN CHURCH



Wi-Ne-Ma Christian Campground, 5195 WiNe-Ma Road, 7 mi. south of Cloverdale, (503) 392-3953. Sunday School 9:30, Worship 10:45 a.m. Mary Ellen Pereira, Minister.

Beaver BEAVER COMMUNITY CHURCH



24720 Hwy. 101S, Cloverdale, OR (503) 3985508. Sunday School 9:50 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Bible Study 1st & 3rd Monday 7 p.m. AWANA Wednesday 406 p.m. Josh Gard, Pastor

Hemlock HEMLOCK COUNTRYSIDE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE



Corner of Blanchard Rd. and Hwy. 101S. (503) 398-5454. Pastor Jim Oakley. Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Worship Service: 11 a.m. Bible Study: Wednesday 7 p.m. Everyone welcome!

Garibaldi NORTH CHURCH 

COAST

CHRISTIAN

309 3rd St., (503) 322-3626. Pastor Duane Hall. Sunday Worship Service 10:30 a.m., Bible class 9:30 a.m. We invite you to join us.

Nehalem NEHALEM BAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Pacific Edge Espresso

Blue Star Espresso

1904 3rd St. 225 Garibaldi Ave. 940 Main Ave. N. 1101 Main Tillamook Tillamook Tillamook Garibaldi (503) 801-4085 (503) 322-2311 (503) 842-2583 (503) 842-0011 Pacific Edge This Space Available Lindsey’s Espresso Lattes

For Your Coffee Shop

1920 Hwy. 101N Tillamook (503) 842-3737

1810 N. Main (Hwy. 101N), Tillamook (503) 815-8400

Corner of 10th and A Streets, Nehalem (503) 368-5612 Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors. nbumc@nehalemtel.net www.gbgm-umc.org/nehalembayumc

Netarts NETARTS FRIENDS CHURCH



4685 Alder Cove Rd. West, (503) 842-8375. Pastor Jerry Baker, Sunday School 9 a.m., Morning Worship 10:10 a.m. Call for information on Bible studies and youth activities.

Oceanside OCEANSIDE CHAPEL



Call (503) 842-7535 to learn how to put your coffee shop in this space!

1590 Chinook Avenue, Oceanside, (503) 812-2493. Pastor Larry Hamilton. (Christian Non-denominational) worship Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. with fellowship following. Please join us as we worship together.

Tillamook

Pacific City

NESTUCCA VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH



35305 Brooten Road, (503) 965-6229. Pastor Rev. Ben Dake. Weekly bible study groups Fridays at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Open communion the first Sunday of each month. Adult Sunday School 9 a.m. Youth Snday School 10 a.m. Regular services Sunday 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Rockaway





Muddy Waters

because they can turn those labels and boxtops into supplies and equipment for the kids to use. Happy Birthday to Hiedi Kieper, Ted Wefer, happy 5th Birthday to Emma Grimes and happy 4th Birthday to Lyla Vermilyea. Any information out there, send it to me at hope9801@yahoo.com. See you soon

Boyle on fiddle, accordion and piano playing some traditional Irish music. $10.00 admission; kids under 12 are free. A quick reminder: with the cold days coming when you find yourself heating up a can of soup don't forget to cut out those UPC symbols on the Campbell’s soup can and send them into the school--also the boxtops. Don't forget to check your labels

ROCKAWAY COMMUNITY CHURCH



400 S. 3rd., (503) 355-2581. Pastor David Whitehead. Sundays: Contemporary/ Traditional Worship Service 9-10:30 a.m. Kids Zone 9:35-11:40 a.m. Teen and Adult Sunday School, 10:45-11:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Community groups meet during the week. Call church office for more information.

ST. MARY BY THE SEA CATHOLIC CHURCH



275 S. Pacific St. (503) 355-2661. Saturday: Confessions 5 p.m.; Mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday: Confessions: 8 a.m.; Mass 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass: Tues 5:30 p.m. and Wed. - Fri. 9 a.m.

Tillamook BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH (CBA)



5640 U.S. 101 S. (2 miles south of Tillamook), (503) 842-5598. Sunday School for all ages 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Evening service 6:00 p.m. Nursery provided for all services. Everyone welcome!

CHRIST REFORMATION CHURCH



(Reformed Baptist Church) 7450 Alderbrook Road, Tillamook, OR 97141 Phone: (503) 842-8317. Pastor Jeff Crippen. Family Sunday School 9:30 a.m. (Nursery provided). Morning worship 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Ladies Luncheon/Bible Study 12:00 noon. English as a Second Language.

Tillamook

CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE

REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS)





2611 3rd, (503) 842-2549. Pastor Sid Sever. Sundays: Sunday School for all ages 9:30 a.m., Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Childcare for infants to age 5 available. Tuesdays: Celebrate Recovery 6 p.m. Wednesdays: Teen Fellowship 7 - 8 p.m. We welcome you to join us as we worship together.

302 Grove Ave., (503) 842-4823. Reverend J. Wesley Beck. Sunday School for all ages, 9:20 a.m.; Divine Service, 10:30 a.m. Midweek Bible studies. Everyone welcome! Call for more information. 

EMMANUEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH



1311 3rd St. (503) 842-7864. Pastor: Sterling Hanakahi. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Bible Studies 4 p.m., Evening Message 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH

2610 1st St., (503) 842-7182. Pastor Tim Mayne. English/Spanish Services. Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Saturdays. Sabbath School, Children & Adults 9:30 a.m. All visitors welcome. Website: www.tillamookadventist.net

ST. ALBAN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH





GRACE LUTHERAN MISSION W.E.L.S.



Pastor Warren Widmann. Sunday Bible study 5 p.m., Worship Service 6 p.m. Please call (503) 842-7729 for information.

“No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.” Pastor John Sandusky 602 Laurel Ave., Tillamook, (503) 842-2242. Worship & Church School: 10:30 a.m. Web site: www.stjohnsucctillamook.net Handicapped accessible.



2203 4th St., (503) 842-6213. Senior Pastor: Dean Crist, Contemporary Worship, Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m., Casual attire. Nursery facilities and handicapped accessible. Programs available for youth of all ages. Travelers and newcomers welcome.

LIVING WATER FELLOWSHIP



1000 N. Main, Suite 12, (503) 842-6455. Pastors Marv and Judie Kasemeier (Charismatic, Nondenomi-national) Sunday Morning Service 10. Nursery through sixth grade children’s church provided. Sunday Evening Prayer Service 7 p.m. Wednesday; Generation Unleashed Youth Service for ages 1218 6:30 p.m.

LIFECHANGE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP



3500 Alder Lane, Tillamook, OR 97141 Phone: (503) 842-9300. Pastor Brad Smith. Sunday Worship: Bible Study 9:45 a.m., Worship and Message 11 a.m. Do you know God’s plan for your life? - Jerehiah 29:11

2102 Sixth Street., (503) 842-6192. Jerry Jefferies, Priest-in-Charge Sunday Worship Service - Holy Eucharist 9 a.m. Sunday school and child care. Everyone is welcome. Handicapped accessible. www.StAlbansTillamook.com

ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

ST. PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA)



401 Madrona, (503) 842-4753, Pastor Jerry Jefferies. Traditional Sunday morning worship 11 a.m. You are warmly invited to join us. 

TILLAMOOK CHURCH OF CHRIST

2506 First St., (503) 842-4393, Minister: Fred Riemer. Sunday morning Bible class 10, Worship service 11 a.m., Sunday evening service 6, Wednesday evening Bible class 7. Noninstrumental singing - come as you are. Visitors are always welcome. 

TILLAMOOK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

3808 12th St., (503) 842-2224. Pastor Jerry Jefferies and Carol Brown. Sunday Services 11 a.m.; Food Bank: Thursdays 12:30-3 p.m. Fully accessible facility. All are welcome!

...where you are always welcome


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CLASSIFIEDS Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center 24 Hour Hotline

Free confidential services for victims of sexual or domestic violence. 842-9486 1-800-992-1679

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Alcoholics Anonymous

It works when all else fails. Call 842-8958 for Info

DIVORCE $135. Complete preparation. Includes children, custody, support, property and bills division. No court appearances. Divorced in 1-5 weeks possible. 503772-5295. www.paralegalalternative s.com, divorce@usa.com.

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Computer Services Albert K. Overbay

Computer consultant/ manager/technical architect Blueprinting/data analysis Business modeling/ logical and physical Assessment/integration/ enablement Align appropriate information technology solutions

503-812-5193

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Lost & Found Found Himalayan cat. 2 miles S. on Hwy 101. 503-815-3665 REWARD LOST CAT. Lost around 9/20 on E. Beaver Creek Rd. Large white flame point siamese, neutered male has micro chip, no collar. 503-398-5333

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Business Opps Franchise Opportunity Inside Major Retailer. Call for Details: 866622-4591. Or email: franchiseopportunity@h otmail.com

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Help Wanted DRIVERS: $0.01 increase per mile after 6 months. Choose your hometime: Weekly, 7/ON-7/OFF, 14/ON7/OFF. Requires 3 months recent experience. 800-4149569 www.driveknight.com. DRIVERS: Tired of Being Gone? We get you HOME! Call HANEY TRUCK LINE one of best NW heavy haul carriers. Great pay/benefit package. 1888-414-4667/ www.GOHANEY.com

Exp bartender needed apply in person Elks Lodge 1907 3rd St. Hiring local drivers & owner operators for the TIllamook area. Best pay in area. Call for details (360) 262-9383. NEED EXPERIENCED ASSISTANT MANAGER FOR FOOD PROCESSING FACILITY, RESPONSIBLE FOR CREW, MAINTAINING AND OPERATING MACHINERY, PRODUCTION FLOW, SANITATION, QUALITY OF PRODUCTION. CONTACT: BAUSCHPOTATOINC @IN-TCH.COM WHITEHALL, MONTANA PART TIME BRANCH WAREHOUSE WORKER TILLAMOOK Outstanding non-profit seeks individual to work with Warehouse Lead performing daily completion of receiving, storage and distribution of food/ products. Complete posting and application process at www.oregonfoodbank. org. Deadline 10/19/12. EOE.

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Garage Sales

Saturday October 13th 9AM - 3PM

10205 Hughey LN. Desk, Smoker, 3 Crab Pots, Tools, Kitchen Items, Linens, Clothes, Silverware, and Books Oak Table Set 2PC. Leather Couch

NETARTS Community Club

Held on Friday October 26th & Saturday October 27th 9AM - 5PM

We have a couple of openings for energetic people with an interest in selling advertising for our community newspapers and websites ... while enjoying all that a coastal lifestyle has to offer! We’re Country Media, the fastestgrowing information and marketing company on the Oregon coast. Our offices are in Lincoln City, Tillamook, Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria and St. Helens. Does living in one of those towns strike your fancy? If so, test the waters by emailing Director of Sales Don Patterson at mailto:dpatterson@cou ntrymedia.net . We’d like to hear from you.

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Import Autos 93 Subaru Legacy, runs good, needs clutch. $700 503-322-2651.

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PICKUP CANOPIES We sell aluminum, fiberglass, commercial

BOB TOP CANOPIES

for a Nissan Murano (65R18) $300 for set. One winter of use. Contact Patty @ 503-842-7535.

(503) 648-5903 bobtopcanopies.com

IND. MAINT. MECHANIC (MILLWRIGHT)

WE BUY GOLD

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Fuel & Firewood

Drug test required. EOE

TILLAMOOK COUNTRY SMOKER

JEWELRY, SCRAP GOLD, DENTAL GOLD, ETC.

8250 Warren Ave. P.O.Box 3120 Bay City, OR 97107

NEED SOME QUICK CASH? COME SEE US! 535 HWY 101 N. • TILLAMOOK, OR 97141 PHONE # 1-503-842-8232 • OPEN MON - FRI 9-6; SAT 9-5

TILLAMOOK SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 9 Has the following openings:

Certified Title 1 Teacher, (Reading/Math), Gr 2-3

Classified

General Educational Assistant, 3.5 hrs, Gr 2-3 Special Ed Educational Assistant, 3.5 hrs, Gr 7-8

Extra Duty

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NEHALEM VALLEY CARE CENTER

235/ton

CNA’S NEEDED We are looking for kind and caring individuals willing to work hard in our resident’s home!

Asst. Track Coach, Jr. High Asst. Track Coach, High School To view qualifications/announcements go to website and review posting

If interested please send resume to: jmiller@nehalemtel.net

Substitutes Needed Bus Drivers Custodians Educational Assistants

CLEAN BURN PELLETS

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2 8 0 ROWE ST, WHEELER, OR (5 0 3 ) 3 6 8 -5 1 7 1

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NORTH IDAHO LOGS

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TILLAMOOK FIREPLACE CENTER 1709 FIRST ST. TILLAMOOK

503-842-5653

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For information regarding substitutes call or e-mail (contact info below)

FINGERPRINTING REQUIRED

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Application instructions & posting information located at: www.tillamook.k12.or.us, click on the employment link. Questions: Contact Linda Kjemperud Tillamook School District, 2510 First Street, Tillamook, OR 97141 (503) 842-4414 ext. 1085, or e-mail lindak@tillamook.k12.or.us Tillamook School District is an equal opportunity educator and employer

Join Charter and live the career that speaks to you,

Customer Sales & Service Center Rep. At Charter, we are a growing and dynamic $7+ billion Fortune 500 organization with 17,000 employees strong. Our goal is to be America’s #1 service organization in advance video, high-speed internet and telephone service - and we need talented people like you to deliver that exceptional and unmatched experience for our customers. Join us, and be connected to a collaborative workplace where everyone plays an important role and where you can make an impact - on your career, our growing company, and our 5+ million customers. We have an exicting career opportunity in our Tillamook office! This position performs customer sales and support services. Interact with the public to generate sales and assist in resolving billing and service concerns. Promote Charter products and services. H14636

Tillamook Head Start center has the following open positions: Family Worker, 30-35 hours per week $9.86 per hour. Bus Monitor, 15-20 hours per week $8.92 per hour. Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Visit our website www.nworheadstart.org for full job descriptions, qualifications and application.

Condos

Cash for Junk, Broken & Wrecked Autos. 503384-8499 or 541-2163107. I will Travel!

FOR RENT

Downsizing Super Sale. Sat.10/13 9-4 7595 Bewley Cr Rd. Furniture,Crib,Antique TreadleSewing Machine Oct 12-14 9-3. 8560 South Prairie rd. Sat 13th 9-2. 3504 Walnut ln. Furniture

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Boyd’s Implement Service From Tillamook Serving Tillamook Co.

New L48 TLB. We Buy Used Tractors.

2850 Latimer Rd.

Tillamook • 842-9408

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Sporting Goods Private collector paying cash for firearms and antique acces any condition. 541-4302085

736 English Springer Spaniel. 4.5 months old. $700. 503-355-3157

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Pets

48th St. & TV Hwy, SE Hillsboro

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OR GO TO TILLAMOOKHEADLIGHTHERALD.COM PRINT EDITION DEADLINE IS 10 A.M. MONDAY

Ocean view, deck, beach access, gated, lovely one bedroom plus den, water, cable, wireless included. Non-smoking, posible pet. $875/mo. 503-355-2278

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Los Apartamentos de Tillamook tienen apartamentos disponibles de una y dos recamara. Renta por mes es desde $475 a $600 con luz, agua y basura incluida. Para adquirir, contacta nuestro manager, Omar o Maria Hernandez al 503-812-7303 mĂłvil o DueĂąa, Carol Langlois al 503-812-1904. The Tillamook Apts. is NOHA approved and currently has one & two bedroom apartments available. Monthly rent is from $475 to $600 with the landlord paying all the Electricity, Water and Garbage. To inquire, contact Owner, Carol Langlois at 503-812-1904 or our managers, Maria Hernandez at 503-812-7303 Mobile or Omar Hernandez at 503-801-3427.

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Misc Wanted Wanted sterling silver flatware set. Must not be silver plated. 503504-4993

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NOW AVAILABLE Sheridan Square II Apartments 893 Third Street Tillamook, OR 97141 Phone: (503) 842-7193 TDD: 1-800-735-2900 For seniors 62 years and older. One and Two Bedroom Apartments. Homes may be available at this time. Income restrictions apply. $453-$750. If no units are available at this time, qualified applicants will be place on the waiting list.

$795mo, Oceanside, 1335 Pacific, 2BD, 1BA 180 degree pamoramic oceanview,w/d hook up 1yr lease.503-531-8683 2bd, 1 ba in Till., $700mo+1st/lst+$400 dep.35 app feeNo smk/pets. 909-6306564. 3 Bedroom + bonus room 1 BA, newly remodeled, quiet D/E street. 995/mo. No pets, no smoking indoors. 1st, last + 200 deposit. Call 503-7511114 Bay City 2 bd 1 ba. Small deck, appl inc. NO SMK/PETS. $600 mo. 503-284-1396

DENTAL ASSISTANT opportunity available in Lincoln City. Schedule is Tuesday & Wednesday, 7 a.m. -5 p.m. X-Ray & EFDA required. Come join our fabulous team & utilize your dental skills to the fullest! Apply Online: www.willamettedental. com

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Bay City 2 bd 1 ba. Small deck, appl inc. NO SMK/PETS. $600 mo. 503-284-1396 Wheeler studio all util icluded, view of bay. $495mo. 503-812-3560 or 503-377-2394. Rockaway close to beach, 2br, 1ba, wood stove. Pets neg. No smk.$950. 503-2498211

Rockaway close to beach, 2br, 1ba, wood stove. Pets neg. No smk.$950. 503-2498211 Lg. 4br/2ba. On Wilson River Hwy. W/D, woodstove no smk/pets. 1st+lst+dep. avail. now $1100/mo. 503-842-5520.Also one person mobile home. 1br/1ba. Wilson river Hwy. Fully furn.no smk/pets. W/D 1st+lst+dep. avail. now $600/ mo. Rockaway Beach / Tillamook areas, furnished and unfurn. houses available for rent. Croman & Associates. (503)355-3036 Till 2 br/2ba like new. App, garage. No smk/pets. 1st/lst/dep $895. W/S/G incl. 503322-2500. Till 3br 2ba For Lease. 2Gar & Shop. No Smk/Pets. 875+Dep. 503-653-7130. Twin Rocks 3br 2ba deck hot-tub sg gar. $1250. No smk/dogs. 206-890-6151. Special� Fully Furnished, Upscale 2Bdrm / 2 Bath, Steps from the Beach. All utilities Paid Including Cable and Wi-Fi. Call 503-887-4276

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Duplexes Pacific City 2 BD $675 mo, w/s/g pd, w/d hookup. No smk/ pets. 503538-1530 Tillamook 2br/1ba duplex, w/d hook-up $750/mo. $250 dep. 503-758-4737 TLLMK 2BR 1 BA, ALL APPL, CARPORT W/S/G. NO SMK/PETS. $750 MO. 1ST/LAST/$300 DEP. LEAVE MSG 503-8425778

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Mobile/Manuf. Homes In Barview 2br mobile home. $700/mo. plus util. 503-322-0148

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Guardian Mgmt, LLC Equal Housing Opportunity

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CALL (503) 842-7535 OR (800) 275-7799

Storage

    For Your

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Tillamook & Cloverdale 503-815-1560 or 503-392-4533 www.portstorage.net

SOUTH PRAIRIE STORAGE Spaces Now Available Call 842-4840

HOUSE FOR SALE 604 Marolf Lp. 4 bedroom, 1 bath $150,000.00 503-842-2742H13918 860

Storage

 Warehouse Space w/Loading Dock & Bathroom from $525 &/or

Office Space

w/Bathroom from $625 Deals for multiple spaces

503-815-1560


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Homes for Sale by Owner Charming Older home 4+Bedrms, 2 bath, Den, Living Rm, Formal Dining Rm., 2077 sq ft., Prime loc. 220,000.00. 503-842-7185

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Public Notices H12-520 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF TILLAMOOK PROBATE DEPARTMENT In the Matter of the Estate of No. P7343 Donald Leroy Sutherland NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS Deceased. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to the undersigned personal

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representative at 401 East 3rdStreet, Suite, 105, P.O. Box 2190, The Dalles, Oregon, 97058, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the claims may be barred. All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings may obtain additional information from the records of the court, the personal representative, or the lawyer for the personal representative, Thomas C. Peachey. Dated and first published on October 10, 2012. Ronald J. Sutherland Personall Representative ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Thomas C. Peachey, OSB No. 783319 401 East 3rdStreet, Suite 105/P.O. Box 2190 The Dalles, OR 97058 Telephone: (541) 2966375 Facsimile: (877) 6254324 E-mail address: info@thedalles-law.com

H12-521 Netarts-Oceanside Sanitary District (NOSD) Board of Directors will be holding their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at 5:30 P.M. in the Netarts Community Center, 4929 Netarts Hwy. W., Netarts, OR. General District business including New Business; Old Business; Treatment Plant Project Status Update; etc., and any other matters that may come before the Board will be discussed. The District reserves the right, if necessary, to call an Executive Session. All Meetings, except Executive Sessions, are open to the public and accessible to the disabled. The District encourages your participation. Anyone requiring special accommodations should contact the District office at least 48 hours in advance at (503) 842-8231.”

EVERGREEN GARDENS

Now accepting applications for 1 bedroom apartments in Tillamook, OR. This is a subsidized housing community for elderly or disabled with or without children. Nice quiet area. Combined rent and utility payments typically do not exceed 30% of adjusted gross monthly income. Ground floor units. On site laundry.

503-842-5524

Equal Opportunity Housing

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FOR SALE BY OWNER

INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL HOME IN NEHALEM TILLAMOOK CO. OR, 4 BED 3 BATH 2412 SQ. FT HOME WITH 2.03 ACRES OF BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDEN. 23200 FOSS RD. NEHALEM, OR ONLY AT $287,000.00 DON’T WAIT. BRING OFFER. (503)-368-7174 H34264

Croman & Associates Realty Inc. Tim Croman, Real Estate Broker

Oceanside - Modern furnished oceanview 3bd/2ba, garage great view $1225/mo n/s, n/pets Netarts - Furnished oceanview 1bd 1ba apt, all utilities included $900/mo n/s, n/pets Rockaway Beach - Upscale 1bd 1/ba furnished oceanfront condo. Inclds most utilities $995/mo n/s, n/pets Rockaway Beach - Roomy one level modern craftsman style 3bd/2ba home, fp, dbl garage, n/s, n/pets, private setting $1200. Rockaway Beach - Modern 3bd/2ba one level home, dbl garage, n/s, sm pet considered. $875/mo.

Check our Website for Great Deals on Sales Listings and Long Term Rentals WWW.TCROMAN.COM Contact Tim for a courtesy rental or sales evaluation. 116 Hwy. 101 S, Rockaway Beach H34291 (503) 355-3036

Public Notices

H12-522 The Oceanside Water District (OWD) Board of Commissioners will be holding their regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 5:30 P.M. The meeting will be held in the Cape Meares Community Center, 4610 Pacific Ave. NW, Cape Meares, OR. General District business including New Business, Old Business, etc. and any other matters that may come before the Board will be discussed. The District reserves the right to call an Executive Session, if necessary. The District encourages your participation. Meetings are open to the public and accessible to the disabled. Anyone requiring special accommodations should contact the District office at least 48 hours in advance at (503) 842-6462.” H12-523 NOTICE OF COUNCIL VACANCIES The City of Wheeler is now accepting applications for Council appointment to two vacant positions on the Wheeler City Council. The terms of these Council positions expire on December 31, 2012 and December 31, 2014, respectively. To apply, please contact City Hall at (503) 3685767 or at 775 Nehalem Boulevard, Wheeler OR, 97147. To qualify to serve on the City Council: You must have resided within Wheeler\’92s city limits during the 12 months prior to Election Day. You must be a qualified elector under the Oregon Constitution

DON’T YOU WANT TO TAKE ME HOME?

FULL OF JOY Dreading the coming long, dreary days of winter? Lupe is a young rat terrier mix, about 10-months old, who will brighten the darkest day. She’s a happy dog who loves to play, loves other dogs and loves people. She’s small, about 25 pounds, full of energy, and will make an excellent companion for an individual or a family. She is spayed, current with shots and has micro chip identification.

Adopt anytime: contact Maria at 503-812-0105 or tillamookanimalshelter@gmail.com Or come to the United Paws/Tillamook Animal Shelter Adoptathon • Saturday, October 20, Noon - 3 p.m. Tillamook County Fairgrounds 4H Dorm, 4603 Third Street

Brought to you by:

Butch Olson Garage Doors, Inc.

Judy Sours cell phone: (503) 812-2520 • www.judybythesea.com

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Phone 503-377-2847 • Bay City www.butcholson.com • CCB #98337

Article II Section 2. H12-524 TRUSTEE\’92S NOTICE OF SALE Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by Brent Sherman, Sr., is the Grantor, CLS Mortgage, Inc. is the original beneficiary, and Ticor Title Insurance Company is the Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust dated December 7, 2009, recorded on December 10, 2009, under Recorder\’92s No. 2009-008395, records of Tillamook County, Oregon, for the property described as follows: PARCEL NO. 1: Parcel 1 of PARTITION PLAT NO. 2008-025 situated in the Northwest quarter and Southwest quarter of Section 6, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, Willamette Meridian, Tillamook County, Oregon, recorded June 26, 2008 in Partition Plat Cabinet B-1073-0, Tillamook County Records. PARCEL NO. 2: Parcel 2 of PARTITION PLAT NO. 1008-025 situated in the Northwest quarter and Southwest quarter of Section 6, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, Willamette Meridian, Tillamook County, Oregon, recorded June 26, 2008 in Partition Plat Cabinet B-1073-0, Tillamook County Records. The current Beneficiaries under that certain trust deed are: Jay T. Janecek (5%), Christopher A. Meyer and Denise M. Reilly (8%), Johnston Family Trust, Nadine A. Johnston, Trustee (10%), John P. Reilly and Denise M. Reilly (16%), Stephen L. Nordstrom, Trustee of Nordstrom Law Firm 401K Plan (19%), Duane P. Carroll and Beatrice Carroll (13%), Equity Trust Company, Custodian FBO Orval W. Dietzel (6%), Timothy R. Hattenburg and Rebecca L. Hattenburg (8%), and Edwin Johnston (15%). On February 27, 2012, the Beneficiaries caused to be recorded an Appointment of Successor Trustee in Tillamook County, Oregon, Recorder\’92s No. 2012-00927, appointing David P. Smith, an attorney licensed with the Oregon State Bar as the Successor Trustee. The Beneficiaries and the Trustee have elected to sell the said real property to satisfy the obligations secured by said Trust Deed and a Notice of Default has been recorded pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 86.735(3) on August 16, 2012 in Tillamook County, Oregon, Recorder\’92s No. 2012-004529. All Assignments of the Trust Deed by the Trustee or by the Beneficiariesand

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Public Notices appointments of a successor trustee have been recorded in the Records of the said county. No action has been instituted to recover the debt secured by the Trust Deed except as permitted by ORS 86.735(4). There is a default by Grantor or other person owing an obligation secured by the Trust Deed, which authorizes sale in the event of default of such provision. The default is: Failure to make the following payments: a. Unpaid principal balance payable in full as of 8/9/12 $149,114.53 Past Due Interest $ 16,509.84 Past Due Late Charges and fees { \* < wrap>>}1004.87 TOTAL DEFAULT AND ITEMIZED ARREARAGES: $166,629.24 As of March 1, 2012, delinquent Property Taxes in the amount of $912.32 By reason of said default, the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said trust deed immediately due and payable, said sums being the following towit: Unpaid balance due on and delinquent taxes are $167,541.56 as of August 9, 2012. In addition there are attorney\’92s fees and foreclosure costs incurred for the protection and preservation of the property that have been incurred and will continue to incur after the date of this notice. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Successor Trustee will on Friday, January 4, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., as established by ORS 187.110, atthe following place: On the steps of Tillamook County Courthouse, 201 Laurel Ave., Tillamook, OR 97141,to sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the said described real property which the Grantor had at the time of the execution of the said Trust Deed, together with any interest which the Grantor or Grantor\’92s successors in interest acquired after execution of said Trust Deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the Trustee. Any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the Trustee completes the auction sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by payment to the Beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the

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Public Notices principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance necessary to cure and by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, including costs and attorney fees incurred in preserving the collateral, together with Trustee\’92s and attorney fees not exceeding the amounts provided by SRS 86.753. In construing this notice, the singular includes the plural, the work \’93grantor\’94 includes any successor interest to the grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said Trust Deed, and the words \’93trustee\’94 and \’93beneficiary\’94 include their respective successors in interest, if any. NOTICE TO RESIDENTIAL TENANTS The property in which you are living is in foreclosure. A foreclosure sale is scheduled for January 4, 2013. Unless the lender who is foreclosing on this property is paid, the foreclosure will go through and someone new will own this property. The following information applies to you only if you occupy and rent this property as a residential dwelling under a legitimate rental agreement. The information does not apply to you if you own this property or if you are not a residential tenant. If the foreclosure goes through, the business or individual who buys this property at the foreclosure sale has the right to require you to move out. The buyer must first give you an eviction notice in writing that specifies the date by which you must move out. The buyer may not give you this notice until after the foreclosure sale happens. If you do not leave before the moveout date, the buyer can have the sheriff remove you from the property after a court hearing. You will receive notice of the court hearing. FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES YOU TO BE NOTIFIED IF YOU ARE OCCUPYING AND RENTING THIS PROPERTY AS A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNDER A

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LEGITIMATE RENTAL AGREEMENT, FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES THE BUYER TO GIVE YOU NOTICE IN WRITING A CERTAIN NUMBER OF DAYS BEFORE THE BUYER CAN REQUIRE YOU TO MOVE OUT. THE FEDERAL LAW THAT REQUIRES THE BUYER TO GIVE YOU THIS NOTICE IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL DECEMBER 12, 2012. Under federal law, the buyer must give you at least 90 days notice in writing before requiring you to move out. If you are renting this property under a fixed-term lease (for example, a six-month or one-year lease), you may stay until the end of your lease term. If the buyer wants to move in and use this property as the buyer\’92s primary residence, the buyer can give you written notice and require you to move out after 90 days, even if you have a fixed term lease with more than 90 days left. STATE LAW NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS IF THE FEDERAL LAW DOES NOT APPLY, STATE LAW STILL REQUIRES THE BUYER TO GIVE YOU NOTICE IN WRITING BEFORE REQUIRINGYOU TO MOVE OUT IF YOU ARE OCCUPYING AND RENTING THE PROPERTY AS A TENANT IN GOOD FAITH. EVEN IF THE FEDERAL LAW REQUIREMENT IS NO LONGER EFFECTIVE AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2012, THE REQUIREMENT UNDER STATE LAW STILL APPLIES TO YOUR SITUATION. Under state law, if you have a fixed-term lease (for example, a sixmonth or one-year lease), the buyer must give you at least 60 days notice in writing before requiring you to move out. If the buyer wants to move in and use this property as the buyer\’92s primary residence, the buyer can give you written notice and require you to move out after 30 days, even if you have a fixed-term lease with more than 30 days left. If you are renting under a month-to-month or week-to-week rental agreement, the buyer must give you at least 30 days\’92 notice in writing before requiring you to move out. IMPORTANT: For the buyer to be required to give you notice under state law, you must prove to the business or individual who is handling the foreclosure sale that you are occupying and renting

this property as a residential dwelling under a legitimate rental agreement. The name and address of the business or individual who is handling the foreclosure sale is shown below on this notice s the Successor Trustee. You must mail or deliver your proof not later than December 5, 2012 (30 days before the date first set for the foreclosure sale). Your proof must be in writing and should be a copy of your rental agreement or lease. If you do not have a written rental agreement or lease, you can provide other proof, such as receipts for rent you paid. ABOUT YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT Under state law, you may apply your security deposit and any rent you paid in advance against the current rent you owe your landlord. To do this, you must notify your landlord in writing that you want to subtract the amount of your security deposit or prepaid rent from your rent payment. You may do this only for the rent you owe your current landlord. If you do this, you must do so before the foreclosure sale. The business or individual who buys this property at the foreclosure sale is not responsible to you for any depositor prepaid rent you paid to your landlord. ABOUT YOUR TENANCY AFTER THE FORECLOSURE SALE The business or individual who buys this property at the foreclosure sale may be willing to allow you to stay as a tenant instead of requiring you to move out; you should contact the buyer to discuss that possibility if you would like to stay. Under state law, if the buyer accepts rent from you, signs a new residential rental agreement with you or does not notify you in writing within 30 days after the date of the foreclosure sale that you must move out, the buyer becomes your new landlord and must maintain the property. Otherwise, the buyer is not your landlord and is not responsible for maintaining the property on your behalf and you must move out by the date the buyer specifies in a notice to you. YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO PAY RENT TO YOUR LANDLORD UNTIL TIIE PROPERTY IS SOLD TO ANOTHER BUSINESS OR INDIVIDUAL OR UNTIL A COURT OR A LENDER TELLS YOU OTHERWISE. IF YOU DO NOT PAY RENT, YOU CAN BE EVICTED. AS EXPLAINED ABOVE, YOU MAY BE ABLE TO APPLY A DEPOSIT YOU MADE OR PREPAID RENT YOU PAID AGAINST YOUR CURRENT RENT OBLIGATION. BE SURE TO KEEP PROOF OF ANY PAYMENTS YOU MAKE AND ANY NOTICE YOU GIVE OR RECEIVE CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF YOUR DEPOSIT OR YOUR PREPAID RENT. IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO TRY TO FORCE YOU TO LEAVE YOUR HOME WITHOUT FIRST GOING TO COURT TO EVICT YOU. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS, YOU MAY WISH TO CONSULT A LAWYER. If you believe you need legal assistance with this matter, you may contact the Oregon State Bar Association, 16037 Upper Boones Ferry Road, Tigard, Oregon 97224, (503) 620-0222, toll-free in Oregon (800) 452-8260 and ask for lawyer referral service. If you do not have enough money to pay a lawyer and are otherwise eligible, you may be able to receive legal assistance for free. Information about whom to contact for free legal assistance; a county-by-county listing of legal aid resources


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may be found on the Internet at http://www.osbar.org/pu blic/ris/lowcostlegalhelp /legalaid.html. Dated: August 21, 2012 /s/ David P. Smith David P. Smith, Successor Trustee The Smith Firm, P.C. 1754 SW Willamette Falls Dr. West Linn, OR 97068 (503) 657-6550 For further information, please contact: Doug Greybill CLS Mortgage, Inc. 920 N Argonne Rd, Ste 110 Spokane Valley, WA 99206 THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Carl Rawe meeting room at Tillamook Peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Utility District, 1115 Pacific Avenue, Tillamook, Oregon. Tillamook PUDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Board of Directors will convene a Regular Board meeting on October 16, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at the Inn at Cape Kiwanda, 33105 Cape Kiwanda Drive, Pacific City, OR 97135. Action items include approving: the 2013 Strategic Plan, and any matters that may come before the Board. The Board reserves the right to conduct an executive session, pursuant to ORS 192.660, to discuss possible litigation and personnel matters. Those who require special accommodations should contact the PUD at 800-422-2535 or 503-842-2535. ** Revisions will be italicized

the City of Wheeler has proposed a land use regulation that may affect the permissible uses of your property and other properties. WHEELER, OREGON PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The City Council of the City of Wheeler is proposing the adoption of Amendment CPA 2012-02 to adopt the 2011 Wheeler Vision Plan Report into the Comprehensive Plan Background Report. The City of Wheeler has determined that adoption of this ordinance may affect the permissible uses of your property and other properties in the affected zone and may change the value of your property. The Ordinance Number is yet to be assigned. For additional information concerning the application you may call the City of Wheeler City Manager Jeff Aprati at (503) 368-5767. Planning Commission Public Hearing On November 1, 2012, at 7:00 pm at Wheeler City Hall, the City of Wheeler Planning Commission is

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scheduled to hold their first evidentiary public hearing regarding the adoption of Comprehensive Plan Background Report Amendment Application CPA 2012-02. The purpose of the Planning Commission public hearing is to provide a recommendation to the City Council. If the Planning Commission continues their public hearing to a place, date and time certain, no further mailed notice will be provided. City Council Public Hearing On November 20, 2012, at 7:00 pm at Wheeler City Hall, the Wheeler City Council is scheduled to hold their first evidentiary public hearing regarding the adoption of Comprehensive Plan Background Report Amendment Application CPA 2012-02. The purpose of the City Council public hearing is to make a decision whether to adopt the proposed amendment. If the City Council continues their public hearing to a place, date and time certain, no further mailed notice

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will be provided. All interested parties are invited to attend the hearing and express their views. Written statements will also be accepted at Wheeler City Hall, 775 Nehalem Blvd., PO Box 177 Wheeler OR 97147 or at the hearing if it is received not later than the close of the record of the public hearing. Testimony, arguments and evidence must be directed toward the applicable criteria described in this notice or other criteria in the plan or land use regulations to which the person believes to apply to the decision. Failure by the applicant or other parties to the hearing to raise an issue in person or by letter prior to the close of the record, or failure to provide sufficient specificity to afford the decision makers an opportunity to respond to an issue precludes an appeal based on that issue. The text proposed for adoption is available for inspection at Wheeler City Hall located at 775 Nehalem Boulevard (US Highway 101),

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Adopt anytime: contact United Paws hotline 503-842-5663 or unitedpaws.org Or come to the next regular United Paws Adoptathon Saturday, Oct. 20, Noon - 3 p.m. Tillamook County Fairgrounds 4H Dorm, 4603 Third Street

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Wheeler Oregon 97107. A staff report will be available (7) seven days prior to any public hearing. Copies are available for purchase at the cost of 30 cents per page. Copies are available for purchase at a reasonable cost. accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.â&#x20AC;? H12-527 NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW Notice is hereby given that the Tillamook County Department of Community Development is considering the following: CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST CU-12-05(a): A Conditional Use request for the conversion of an existing single family dwelling into a 2-family dwelling (duplex) on a property located in the Pacific City/Woods Low Density Residential (PCW-R1) Zone. Located within the Pacific City/Woods Community Growth Boundary at 35690 Sunset Drive, the subject property is designated as Tax Lot 1000 of Section 25AD, Township 4 South, Range 11 West of the Willamette Meridian, Tillamook County, Oregon. The applicant and property owner is Mark J.C. Buxton. Written comments received by the Department of Community Development prior to 4:00 p.m. on October 22, 2012 will be considered in rendering a decision. Comments should address the criteria upon which the Department must base its decision. Notice of the application, a map of the subject area, and

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the applicable criteria are being mailed to all property owners within 250-feet of the exterior boundaries of the subject parcel for which an application has been made and other appropriate agencies at least 10-days prior to this Department rendering a decision on the request. A copy of the application, along with a map of the request area and the applicable criteria for review are available for inspection on the Tillamook County Department of Community Development website: http://www.co.tillamook. or.us/gov/ComDev/plan ning/LandUseApps.htm #Applications H12-507 PUIBLIC NOTICE The following listed individuals have left items in storage at Tillamook Mini Storage, 3510 3rdSt. Tillamook, OR 97141. 503-8426388 Bradeen, Misty Camper, Rodney Clement, Charles Curtiss, Brenda Lewis, Darrel Olson, Emily Santos, Pablo Worel, Deana If any of the above wish to settle their accounts, and collect their belongings, they need to do so by October 10, 2012. All items which remain after that time will be sold at auction to the highest bidder on October 13,, 2012 at 10am H12-519 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF TILLAMOOK In the Matter of the Estate of) No. P-7344 ALBERTA R. BOYLE, (fka ) Alberta R. Abrahamson) NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS Deceased. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required

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to present them, with vouchers attached, to the undersigned Personal Representative at P.O. Box 220, Tillamook, Oregon 97141 within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the claims may be barred. All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings may obtain additional information from the records of the court, the Personal Representative, or the attorney for the Personal Representative. Dated and first published October 10, 2012. Neal Abrahamson, Jr. 3460 Aldercrest Road Tillamook, OR 97141 (503) 812-1627 Christian K. Hooley, OSB No. 903000 Attorney at Law Christian K. Hooley, P.C. P.O. Box 220 Tillamook, Oregon 97141 Telephone: (503) 842255

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In search of the great

Pumpkin PHOTOS BY MARY FAITH BELL

The Tillamook Oddfellows hosted their annual Pumpkin Patch event on Gienger Road for approximately 650 Tillamook County children. Every year the Oddfellows invite all the kids in the county third grade and younger to visit the pumpkin patch, chose a pumpkin to take home, and visit learning stations where they talk with Smokey the Bear about fire safety, hear stories, and learn about science and agriculture.

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