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Mowing accident maims toddler Account set up for family’s expenses BY MARY FAITH BELL

BEAVER – Taylor Carter, two and a half years old, was out mowing the yard with her grandma Wednesday, September 5, when the unimaginable occurred. “We were outside in the yard,” said Tammy Barnett, Taylor’s grandma, “we’d watered flowers, and we were mowing. She had her bubble mower and Taylor Carter


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uring his sentencing and restitution hearing Sept 17, Marshall McMurrin was sentenced to 105 months of prison, with credit for time served, and ordered to pay $38,805.21 in restitution to his victims. McMurrin’s father paid the restitution in full. McMurrin, the former owner of Tillamook Computers, pleaded guilty to aggravated theft for the fraudulent use of his customers’ credit cards in 2011. He pleaded no contest to first-degree attempted robbery for attempting to rob the Neskowin Market Place on July 13, 2011 with a loaded gun. He pleaded no contest to a burglary at Tillamook Sporting Goods the following day, where he broke in and stole another gun. More than a year later, the community is still shaking its collective head. McMurrin was a churchgoer with a nice family and a successful business. What on earth happened? The Headlight Herald asked McMurrin if he would like to tell his story and explain his behavior and his crimes to the community. He agreed. What emerged was a story about addiction and a roller coaster lifestyle that included periods of sobriety in which McMurrin showed terrific promise and potential, followed by relapse, which led to personal, financial, legal, and spiritual ruin. McMurrin grew up in a Christian family and went to school in Wisconsin. He graduated from the Wisconsin School of Engineering and began a career in computer technology. He experienced early success, had good jobs with Bell Systems and the Tandy Corporation; he seemed destined to go places. Until he tried cocaine. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, McMurrin became powerfully addicted to the drug. He experienced job loss and a brush with the law, and still, he spiraled downward. He went through inpatient treatment and several outpatient treatment centers. “Cocaine was a real addiction,” said McMurrin, “it took over my life. It ruled me. I understood what addic-


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fort them both while he prepared Taylor for transport. Taylor, likely in shock, did not cry, according to her grandmother. Rather, she talked to Hays while he was helping her. “My poppa’s coming home this weekend,” she told him. She was referring to her grandfather, Tim Barnett, who was in Alaska at the time of the accident, and flew home as soon as he heard what had happened.

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I had my push mower. That girl loves to be outside. Her bubble mower stopped making bubbles and she got bored. She climbed the steps to the slide, and she was sitting up there, on the platform at the top of the slide. “I mowed under the slide. And then I turned around and pulled the mower back behind me. The mower stopped and I heard a terrible ‘thunk’ and I turned around and my life was over.”

Unbeknownst to Tammy, her granddaughter had gone down the slide after she turned her back, and when Taylor got to the bottom of the slide her foot slid under the mower. One blade took the top of her foot off, and the other slashed her leg above the anklebone. Luckily, Taylor’s foot was still attached by the tibial artery, which maintained some blood flow to the foot. Nestucca Valley Fire and Rescue responded. Mickey Hays was first on scene, and he knew both the child and her grandmother, and was able to com-

tion was.” McMurrin struggled to stay clean. “I had great ability to stay sober” (McMurrin uses the word sober to describe abstinence from cocaine) “for 6-8 months; then I would relapse. Then another 6-8 months of sobriety,” followed by still more relapse. “Cocaine took me to a low point in my life, and that’s what led me to Christ,” said McMurrin. McMurrin wanted to start his life over. He was traveling down the West Coast in 1997 on his way to see his daughter in California, when he arrived in Tillamook with nothing. Here he met Pastor Brad Smith of First Baptist Church. Smith offered McMurrin a hand up. “He helped me, he invited me to stay in Tillamook and live at the church and start my computer business. “I came here with a heartfelt, deep desire to start fresh with God, to try to get my life right with God, and I did.” McMurrin said he has not used cocaine since he moved to Tillamook. McMurrin immersed himself in the First Baptist Church community “attending services, studying the bible, doing service projects, whatever I could do.” A local contractor gave him a construction job, which allowed him to earn enough money to start his computer business. Smith helped McMurrin find a building to serve as both a home and a place for his computer business. His new landlords became some of his first customers, and his business blossomed from there. “My life was a blessed life here in Tillamook,” McMurrin said. “Business doubled every year. Within 10 years I was running a $1 million business. I found a wonderful local woman (Dawn McMurrin) and married her; I had a new family. 2003-2005 were the largest revenue years of the business. We had $40,000 to $50,000 a month in sales at Tillamook Computers. We had thousands of customers, and a great location. We were selling a computer every day.”

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The Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center (WRC) will celebrate 30 years of services to local women on Sept. 25, from 5-7 p.m. at the Tillamook County Library. Guest speakers State Senator Betsy Johnson and former Tillamook County Sheriff Todd Anderson, both strong supporters of the WRC, will address the group. There will be a silent auction, raffle and cake. The program begins at 6 p.m. The community is invited and the event is free. Please RSVP by calling 503-8429486. The WRC’s mission is nothing less than “to end domestic violence and sexual assault in Tillamook County.” To that end, they have several programs and numerous services, including a 24-hour crisis hotline; a drop-in center; and a safe, secure and beautiful shelter for women and their children who need housing for up to 30 days. There are outreach, prevention and education programs for both youth and adults. Kathleen Marvin, who has been WRC’s director for 10 years, said the center’s domestic violence (DV) prevention work is particularly dynamic. “The community can be proud of our DV prevention work,” she said. “We’re seen as an example statewide.” The center’s youth training youth program has gained widespread attention, and is being copied by other DV programs around the state. The center operates the Wildflower Thrift Store, which provides funding for WRC programs, as well as job training for clients and others in the community. The thrift store can also help families to reestablish a home after a disaster. The WRC has nine staff, including the shelter house mother, the thrift store staff and advocates at DHS and the Health Department. They serve roughly 100 families per month.

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Fire causes severe damage to Tillamook home

A late-afternoon fire Sept. 16 at the Dwaine Merchant residence at 1212 Third St. in Tillamook resulted in significant damage to the house, according to Tillamook Fire, and displaced the occupants —Merchant, one other adult, and a dog. The fire started in the kitchen, Fire Marshal Rueben Descloux said. “He was just deep-frying food, and walked into another room. He was just away for a minute — and the fire had grown too quickly.” 911 was called by passers-by, Descloux said. Three



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Leroy Klepper, Wildlife Center of the North Coast volunteer, rescues a turkey vulture with a broken wing.

OSP Trooper assists with vulture rescue BY MARY FAITH BELL

The job is never boring. When policemen and women get up in the morning, they never know what the day will hold. Trooper Clint Galusha, of the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division, received a call Saturday afternoon, Sept. 15, to assist in an injured turkey vulture rescue. It was the first time he had responded to a vulture call, but he was game. Galusha arrived on scene at Tillamook River Road to assist volunteers from the North Coast Wildlife Center in Astoria. The volunteers would capture the bird and transport it to the center, where it would be rehabilitated, if possible. This bird, however, had proven elusive. Reports were that it had been hit by a vehicle four days ago, and had been “on the ground” with a broken wing since. Local Wildlife Center volunteers had been trying to capture the bird without success. It was wary and spry, and dodged them once by hiding in blackberry brambles. Galusha spotted the bird before the Wildlife Center volunteers arrived. He’d been out on a call at Tillamook Bay, looking for illegal crabbers when the vulture call came in. “I don’t know how we’ll do this,” he said. “But I imagine the people from the Wildlife Center will know what to do.

They’ll probably use a blanket or a towel or something.” Galusha said he answers wildlife calls regularly. Recently, he took a call for a porcupine, and another for an injured hawk. Once he helped rescue a bobcat cub, he recalled with a smile. The vulture was walking the fence line along Tillamook River Road. It paused at a spot where people had dumped a stinky pile of crab shells. It was easy to imagine that the vulture was scavenging in that pile when something startled it, and it flew up and into the path of an oncoming vehicle. The volunteers arrived, and one of them, Leroy Klepper, climbed the fence and circled around the vulture with a bed sheet. Klepper pursued the bird, gently herding it, pausing when the bird started to panic, and within minutes he’d thrown the bed sheet over the vulture and scooped it up in his arms. The bird was transferred to a large cardboard box with the help of volunteer Tim Sutfin, while Trooper Galusha stood by to assist. Galusha didn’t have to chase and catch a wounded vulture, but he was ready and willing if need be; all in a day’s work for a Fish and Wildlife Division trooper. To volunteer for the North Coast Wildlife Center, or to report an injured bird or animal, call 503-338-0331.

New manager for Tillamook food bank Tillamook County’s food bank has a new branch manger. Melissa Carlson-Swanson took over management of the Oregon Food Bank, Tillamook County Services, on Aug. 30. Many in the community know her through her involvement with the Tillamook Kiwanis Club and her previous job as store manger at Tillamook’s Wells Fargo Bank. “After over 16 years in the financial services industry, I was ready to make a change, focusing on serving the community that I live in,” CarlsonSwanson said. Carlson-Swanson replaces Cari Clifton, who left the food bank this summer in order to spend more time with her family. “My hope for the Tillamook County Services Branch of Oregon Food Bank is to keep the existing programs and agencies that we currently support going strong and increase the availability of food for underserved areas,” said Carlson-Swanson. “We are currently conducting meet and greets with each of our agencies and

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A new bench and plaque will be dedicated at the Rockaway Beach library at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Will Rogers asked to have this bench and plaque added to the library in honor of his mother, Jo Rogers, who spent the last 20 years in Tillamook County. Jo worked with the Lions in both Rockaway Beach and south Tillamook County, was the first director of the Pacific City Community Center, helped with senior services, Saint Mary’s by the Sea and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Cloverdale, as well as many other projects that helped people in Tillamook County.








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BY KAREN OLSON For the Headlight Herald

On Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m., north Tillamook County residents and visitors will participate in a tsunami evacuation drill sponsored by the Nehalem Bay Fire and Rescue District, the cities of Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and Rockaway Beach, and the Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay. The drill is designed to help residents “be prepared, not scared,” if a major local earthquake strikes and causes a tsunami. It will also help the organizers assess community emergency preparedness and plan future training and outreach. “Training makes you safer in the event of a real emergency,” said Emergency Volunteer Corps president Linda Kozlowski. “The people who deal best with a crisis are those who have a plan in place and have practiced it. If you are prepared, you can take care of yourself, your family, and then your community.” The drill will start with first responders – firefighters and police – clearing the beaches, and then driving through residential neighborhoods in the inundation zone announcing the drill by loudspeaker. Civil Air Patrol aircraft will fly along the coast, broadcasting recorded announcements of the drill in English and Spanish. Reverse 911 will call inundation zone residents, alerting them to the drill on both home and mobile phones. (Sign up for Reverse 911 cell phone notification at www.

ook_911/wens.cfm for immediate text messages.) NIXLE alerts from Tillamook County Emergency Management will be sent out by text and/or email notification. (Sign up at The Emergency Operations Center at the Nehalem Bay Fire and Rescue District headquarters will be activated and serve as Incident Commander.

WHAT TO DO When notified that the drill has begun, those within the local tsunami inundation zone should walk to their nearest assembly site. Those above the inundation zone should not evacuate, unless it’s to check in at a designated Map Your Neighborhood gathering site. Tsunami assembly sites are permanently marked with blue signs. A map, including the inundation zone and assembly sites, can be found at city halls, the fire station and online at Temporary signs, posted the day of the drill, will note the tsunami high-water line and point to the nearest assembly site.

WHAT TO BRING Evacuees are asked to bring their “go bag,” or 72-hour kit, to the assembly site and note how long it takes to get there. This three-day supply of the bare essentials for an individual’s or family’s survival includes what’s needed to stay warm, dry, fed and hydrated.

“In a true local tsunami, you need to plan to stay for 12 to 24 hours at your assembly site,” said Kozlowski. “It’s really important to have emergency supplies for your family ready to go, and know that you can carry your kit along your evacuation route to your assembly site.” During the drill, a 72-hour kit list will be available at each assembly site. These and other suggested supplies can be found at At the 17 evacuation assembly sites, EVC and ARC volunteers will administer a short survey: length of time it took to get to the site, number participating, the number of families with kits, and any problems. Volunteers will answer questions about the drill, tsunamis, or emergency preparedness. If time allows, there will be a short lesson on how to use Family Service Radios (FRS). The first families to arrive at each assembly site will receive a Red Cross comfort Target Tote kit to include in or kick-start their own 72-hour kit. During the exercise, approximately 35 local ham radio operators will use new repeaters to coordinate and communicate. Map Your Neighborhood Captains will update Zone Leaders using FRS radios. Information will be sent to the Incident Command to help coordinate responses. The drill will end when the Incident Commander announces the “all clear.” Assembly sites will be notified by ham radio, and the Civil Air Patrol planes will announce it from the air.

Hwy. 6 construction to last through Oct. 2013 Highway work is underway to rebuild several miles of Highway 6 east of Tillamook near the intersection of Wilson River Loop Road. The Oregon Department of Transportation project aims to improve the intersection, which has had a significant number of accidents, primarily from local traffic attempting to cross the high-speed Hwy. 6. ODOT rates areas that consistently have crashes on a Safety Priority Index System which prioritizes sites by the number and severity of crashes. Fatalities or serious injuries consistently keep this site designated as a high priority safety problem. In 2008, ODOT held a series of public meetings to present early design options and receive input from local landowners, business owners, trucking stakeholders and Tillamook officials. Through this public process


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Fatal construction accident off Hwy. 6 BY MARY FAITH BELL

There was a fatal construction accident Sept. 12 at the Jolly Roger timber sale area, up Hwy 6 off of Kansas Creek Road, about four miles up Hembre Ridge Road. Robert Reinke, 73, of Florence, was operating heavy equipment for Far West Portable Crushing, a road construction contractor, when the accident occurred. Reinke was working alone, driving a large roller, and bringing the vehicle down a hill, when he lost control. The vehicle rolled, Reinke came out of the vehicle, and it rolled over him. The vehicle came to rest on its side. Another construction crew in the area discovered the accident and called it in at approximately 1:45 p.m. The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and the Tillamook Fire Department responded. Sheriff’s Office Chaplains John and Carol Elm and John Olson were on scene. After the victim was positively identified, the Florence Police Department sent a chaplain and officer to notify the victim’s wife. Burden’s Towing responded to the scene, as did Waud’s Funeral Home.

Rockaway renames city park, fire station BY JOE WRABEK

The above graphic (available as a color pdf at shows the new entrance for Wilson River Loop Road north-bound from Highway 6 east of Tillamook. The existing connection (the road shown in gray, at left) will be removed. This section of Highway 6 will be rebuilt with medians and wider shoulders.

an “Offset T” intersection alignment at Wilson River Loop and Schild Road was selected. The Offset T is a safer configuration than the traditional crossing that exists today. A new entrance for Wilson River Loop north-bound will be constructed, to allow Hwy. 6 traffic

TODDLER: Taylor was transported to Tillamook General Hospital, where she was lifeflighted to the Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. “Thank God they took her there,” said Tammy, “because the best orthopedic surgeon in the world operated on her foot.” The first surgery, to reattach her foot, was four and a half hours long. Two days later she had another four and a half hour surgery to repair tendons and install an “external fixator,” a device her grandmother describes as a “metal cage around her leg, attached by pins in her bones to hold everything in place.” Taylor lost two toes. But so far, barring infections, her foot has survived reattachment. “It’s a miracle,” said Tammy. “If you could have seen what I saw when it happened, you never would have guessed that we would be where we are now.” Taylor went home Friday


to merge north rather than come to a near-stop for a 90degree turn onto the road. Schild Road will no longer be accessible from Hwy. 6 The highway will be rebuilt from mile posts 0.75 to 2.52, adding medians and wider shoulders. The estimated proj-

ect cost is $7.5 million. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes and drive through the area with caution. The project is scheduled to be completed in October 2013.

near future for removal of stitches, removal of the external fixator, assuming all goes well, and skin grafts. Then she’ll have to have “many bone extension surgeries in the future, because there was so much damage to the growth plate in her leg.” In the meantime, she’ll have to make weekly trips to the Randall Children’s Hospital in Portland for ongoing treatment. Taylor’s mother, Amanda, was in her final week of college classes to become a Certified Medical Assistant when the accident occurred. She managed to sneak away from the hospital a week after the accident to take her final exams. She will have to temporarily postpone her internship program, to nurse Taylor back to health. The family is hopeful that Taylor is young enough that she won’t remember the pain and fear and trauma of the incident. Indeed, when the little girl told the story of her accident to her

mom, Amanda, she described it like this: “I fell down the slide and got a owie. Mimi picked me up and helped me. Then the men came and took me.” But Taylor’s Grandma Tammy (“Mimi”) will never have the luxury of forgetting. “It’s horrible. I keep seeing it happen over and over in my mind. I have to live with that for the rest of my life.” Mickey Hays and his wife Raquel set up an account at US Bank in Taylor’s name to help with her medical expenses. Taylor is on the Oregon Health Plan, but that certainly won’t cover all of her needs. Donations can be made at U.S. Banks in Rockaway, Tillamook, Cloverdale and Lincoln City.

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September 14, 10 days after the accident. “The doctor said she’ll heal just as well at home as she will at the hospital,” said Tammy. Home is in Beaver, where Taylor lives with her mother, Amanda Stalford, and her grandparents, Tammy and Tim Barnett. “First we have to get her to eat,” said Tammy. “She’s not really eating yet, and if we can’t get her to start eating we’ll have to take her back to the hospital.” In an email update, Taylor’s grandma reported that the little girl got her appetite back as soon as they left the hospital. “We got her home tonight and on the way she asked to go to McDonalds. Yeah! She ate good: half her burger with extra pickles, some fries and an ice cream. God, it feels so good to have her home.” The little girl has a long road to recovery ahead. She’ll have to have more surgeries in the


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ROCKAWAY BEACH – On Sept. 12, Rockaway Beach City Council’s Resolution 12611 named the city park, formerly called just “City Park,” after longtime volunteer Phyllis Baker, who started the parks and recreation program and the annual Carnival in the Park. This year’s Carnival was dedicated to Baker, who passed away Aug. 2. The council had voted in August to name the park after Baker, Mayor Danell Boggs said, but questions had been raised whether the park had already been named for the Botts family, from whom the city acquired the land. It was not, Boggs said. She did find that the Botts family had sold the land to the city for just $10, however. City Manager Lars Gare recommended the new signs at the park mention both the Botts’ donation and the dedication to Baker. Resolution 12-612 named Rockaway Beach’s fire hall after current Fire Chief Barry Mammano. “I was present at the dedication of the water treatment plan named for Jim Shotwell,” Councilor Rich Riley told the council. “It would have been nice if we could have bestowed the honor when Jim was still alive.” Mammano, Riley noted, has served on the fire department 55 years. Following adoption of the resolution, Mammano received

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a standing ovation from the crowd in attendance. “I knew nothing about this!” Mammano said following the applause. “That was the plan,” Boggs responded. In other business: • The council appointed Linda Olson to a three-year term on the city’s Budget Committee. • Steve Press with the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce promised a response to the city’s transient room tax contract by the council’s October meeting. • “We’ll keep the Wayside open as long as possible,” new public works director Luke Shepherd told the council. Construction is expected to continue into November. Only one bid was received for repaving the Wayside, Gare said, and it was twice the engineer’s estimate. That means there will be delays in the project. “We have to spend the money this year or give it back.” • Gare noted that he had been working on ideas for new revenue sources. “I haven’t published a list yet because I don’t want to get tarred and feathered,” Gare told the council.


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coon attacked, killed and carried a cat away. A family of five openly crossed from one side of the street to the other at noon. They’re under houses and find ways to get into attics and on rooftops. One lady said she got a deep scratch on her leg. Apparently the humane society won’t deal with these dangerous critters; only dogs and cats. Our children aren't safe with the raccoons around. I understand it’s against the law to leave cat food on the porch. Won’t somebody do something against this problem? Carol Myers Tillamook

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Domestic violence affects us all On Sept. 25 the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) will celebrate 30 years of service to local women in crisis. I had the opportunity to learn about the Women’s Resource Center and its history in the course of writing a story about the program. One thing I heard Mary Faith Bell from several women News Reporter who have been involved with the WRC over the years is how they’ve had to combat denial. Over and over they were told domestic violence (DV) doesn’t happen here, we don’t want to hear it because we don’t have that problem; there’s no such thing as sexual violence against children, so don’t even go there. I interviewed the WRC director, Kathleen Marvin, and she related the staggering statistic that one in three local women will be personally touched by domestic violence (DV) in her lifetime. In fact, she said that in her personal and professional experience, the number is probably closer to one in two; fully half of the women in the community have been impacted by DV. Do you want to know my first, instinctive reaction to those numbers? Denial. ‘That can’t be right,’ I thought. ‘That doesn’t apply to me. I’ve never been hit. One in two? That must be skewed.’ I listened politely and took notes while I was having my private doubts. But it only took a few moments of reflection before I recalled being stalked. About 20 years ago a man whom I dated a few times stalked me. It started after I told him I didn’t want to see him anymore. He followed me in his truck; I would look in my rearview mirror and there he’d be, everywhere, any time, almost daily. He called me incessantly, hundreds of hang up calls. He came to my work more than once. I hoped he would grow tired of it and quit,

but it went on for weeks, and it affected my job. This was before Oregon enacted antistalking laws, and I was advised that he was not committing any crimes. I had an attorney send him a letter demanding that he cease and desist. He escalated. A few days later, I came home and found a splitting maul with a condom rolled down over the handle propped against my front door. I called the police. Sheriff’s deputies in Yamhill County came and took my report. They said they knew him. They went to his house and talked to him and told him to stop bothering me. Next he left a hand-carved wooden penis in my mailbox. The Sheriff’s deputies came out again and took the phallus as evidence. They talked to him again. My brother went to his house and told him to leave me alone. Then I came home and found the window in my bedroom pushed open as far as it would go, which was only a few inches because I had a piece of wood in the runner so the window couldn’t be opened wide. He had stuffed sticks and leaves and rocks through the two-inch opening, where they fell on my bed. I came home to woody debris covering my pillows. I called the police. They came out again, and asked me if I had a gun, and if I knew how to use it. They talked to me about my legal rights to defend myself with deadly force. I got a couple of guns and I learned to use them. Before that, I never would have pictured myself holding a gun; but over the months that the stalking went on, I was so changed by fear that I started imagining myself killing him. That was the worst of it for me: the constant fear, and the ways that it changed me. The nights I sat outside my house alone in the dark, afraid to get out of the car. The nights I couldn’t sleep, imagining I heard something outside; the murderous rage that

Group hopes to revive CENTER: Continued from Page A1 Tillamook Lions Club BY JOE WRABEK

Marilou Bowman of Rockaway Beach and Walt Trandum of Wheeler are on a mission — to reestablish the Tillamook Lions Club. The club, chartered in 1926, disbanded in June 2011 due to declining membership. “We had a really good Lions Club in Tillamook, but it dwindled,” Bowman said. Trandum agreed. “20 years ago it was real active, go-getting. I blame the change in demographics,” he said. “Small business was big” back then, he said. Their first organizing meeting was held Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Pancake House in Tillamook. It was small, Bowman said. “We’re still trying to get more people.” A number of former Tillamook Lions said they’d re-join if the Tillamook club was re-started, she said. A second meeting is planned for Tuesday, Sept. 25,

at 6 p.m., also at the Pancake House. The new Tillamook club, if formed, would start out as a branch of the Rockaway Lions, which Trandum said is one of the most active Lions Clubs in the state. The Rockaway club wouldn’t share bank accounts with its Tillamook “branch,” but the new Tillamook club would have the backing of a big number of members, Trandum said. “It’s being done in other parts of the country.” A branch Lions Club could be started with just a few members, Bowman and Trandum said. “But there’s got to be one or two key people who want to charge in and make it happen. I think there are some of those people here” in Tillamook, Trandum said. “The Lions have a lot to offer communities,” Trandum continued. “It’s too bad this community (Tillamook) isn’t getting the services.”

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It wasn’t always so. Thirty years ago, when the WRC began, it was a group of five women who wanted to do something to help local women in crisis. Two women from the early days of the WRC are Marilyn Jones and Pat McGrath. Marilyn was one of the original five board member/volunteers. A survivor of a 10-year marriage to a batterer, Marilyn got out, and she wanted to help other women do the same. “I used to tell myself that if I could just get out safely, I would do everything in my power to make sure someone else would not have to go through what I did.” Jones says that she has now been happily married for 30 years to the “most wonderful man in the world.” But when she left her first husband she recalls “sleeping sitting up on the couch with a loaded gun. I wanted women who were experiencing abuse in their homes to have a safe place to go in the middle of the night.” The early WRC was more like a volunteer brigade. “A couple of us took women in crisis into our own homes because there was no where else for them to go.” They were thrilled when they started contracting with local motels for lodging for battered women and their children. Denial was the constant headwind the WRC struggled against. “I had a coffee meeting with the police chief when we were getting started. He told me, ‘Your message will not be well received here. The community will just think you’re a bunch of man-hating lesbians.’

After a community presentation, she recalls being approached by a lifetime Tillamook resident from one of the old families who told her, ‘I’ve never heard of anything like that happening here. And I know everyone who lives here, so if that were going on I would know it.’ That’s what we were up against,” she recalled. Pat McGrath was the first paid director of the WRC. She was hired to work half time in a grant-funded position. “We had a tiny upstairs office, a phone and a secretary who worked a few hours a week. That was it. I had been a volunteer in a crisis center/shelter in Tacoma. Together the board and I learned to write grants. Then we put an ad in the paper asking for volunteers. “No one even knew how to train volunteers. But 25 volunteers showed up for that first training. We were floored. We didn’t expect that kind of turnout at all. “I wrote the word ‘feminist’ on the board and asked, who knows what this means? No one raised a hand. So I wrote the definition: ‘People who work for the financial, sexual and social equality of women.’ “Then everyone raised their hands. But no one even knew what the word meant when I asked; that’s where we started from.” “It remains true: the only real solution to the problem of DV is equality for women; if a man treats his wife as his equal, he won’t beat her up.” “Our dream,” said McGrath of the early WRC, “was to have a shelter. And now we

was building inside me. The siege finally ended when my brother threatened the guy. It turned out my stalker was entertaining himself by terrorizing me, but when someone bigger and madder scared him, he disappeared into the woodwork. That’s my personal experience with DV. As I sat in Kathleen Marvin’s office, I realized that not only am I among the one of two women touched by DV in their lifetimes, I know dozens of other women who have been, too. I don’t know why this was such an epiphany to me. Maybe because I don’t think of myself as a victim, and when I think of DV, I picture men who beat their wives and women who live with them; but there are a lot of different kinds of violence against women and children. I have seen bruises on the faces of two women in my family. One of them looked like a boxer after a fight, swollen and wrong-colored, lips split and bloody. She wouldn’t say what happened to her, but I knew she’d been on a blind date the night before. After that she spiraled into a suicidal depression. The other one “ran into a wall” while she was involved with a man who was prone to jealous rages. A pedophile uncle molested and raped girl children in my mother’s generation. A girl in my generation was molested by a family friend. One of my best friends lived with a batterer. I had the unsettling experience sitting in Kathleen Marvin’s office of stepping through the veil of my own denial about DV. I’ll bet she’s right that one in two local women have been affected by DV in our lifetimes. That means that if it hasn’t happened to you personally, it has happened to people you know. And if we think ‘this doesn’t apply to me,’ maybe we just need to think again.

finally do. But it took a long, long time.” In between, the WRC did whatever they had to do to shelter women in crisis, but it wasn’t easy. “Boy, did we have a hard time trying to keep people safe – there’s no such thing as a secret in Tillamook County.” McGrath reflected, “Beyond saving lives, which is the most important thing we did, it really changed those of us who were doing the work. It transformed us into more graceful, dignified and effective communicators. It taught us assertive communication skills, and we, in turn, taught assertiveness to women in the community.” Kathleen Marvin has a vision for the future of the WRC: “Thirty years from now, I hope that we will be financially sustainable, and doing more teaching about healthy relationships.” There are a lot of ways to support the WRC, including many and varied opportunities to volunteer. The center has volunteer training sessions for all kinds of jobs from receptionist to crisis hotline volunteer. Please remember the Wildflower Thrift Store for your household and appliance donations and purchases. The thrift store is a major funder of WRC programs. Call to make arrangements for donations: 503842-2996. Financial contributions are tax deductible and appreciated. The WRC is launching an endowment/planned giving campaign to move away from being grant dependent. For more information about the WRC call 503-842-9486.

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Senior and Disability Services celebrates 30 years NorthWest Senior and Disability Services (NWSDS) of Tillamook is celebrating the agency’s 30 year anniversary with an open house Sept. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the NWSDS office, 5010 East Third St. in Tillamook. Joe Rust is a client of NWSDS, and the Headlight Herald had the pleasure of visiting with him in the adult foster home where he lives in Garibaldi. Joe, 91, was born in Cloverdale, and his family moved to Tillamook when he was 10. They had a farm on Makinster Road, where his niece and her husband still live. The Rusts had a dairy, about 40 cows. Joe worked on the farm until 1967, and then moved to town. He worked at the TCAA feed store, and the planer mill out near the air base.

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MCMURRIN: McMurrin had everything going for him. This time he didn’t throw it all away with cocaine; instead, he started gambling. “I poured my heart and soul into work,” he said. “But with the blessings of that business came a lot of responsibility. Over time, the business and making money became my priority. God took second place. “I began to go to the casino after work on Saturdays for relaxation. I had some early good winnings, a couple of thousand bucks.” If McMurrin’s gambling was recreational in the beginning, it quickly escalated into a compulsion. “I spent hours and hours, sometimes all night learning the games and playing them. I studied blackjack and I became good at it. I realized I could make money playing blackjack, and I started to think of it as a second job.” One of the great dangers to recovering addicts is switching addictions. When an addict gambles, their brains manufacture pleasure chemicals that they then become addicted to; those neuro-chemicals become the substitute for other drugs, such as cocaine, for example. “When the times were good at the table, there’s something that I call being in the zone. It is a great feeling. When I came home with $10,000, or $18,000 and handed an envelope to my wife, it was a feeling of success.” But he didn’t always win, and both the financial losses and the weekends at the casino took a toll on his marriage. McMurrin’s wife, Dawn, said that sometimes he was gone up to three days in a row. She wouldn’t hear from him, and she had to cover for him at work, telling his customers he was out on a service call. McMurrin switched to online gambling to keep the peace at home. But in one episode he racked up $10,000 in credit card gambling debt. That was a turning point mentally. He became driven by losses, always chasing that debt and others behind it, trying to recoup his losses and get back into the black. At this point, McMurrin started to drink heavily. “Gambling was the addiction that was running me,” said McMurrin, “and alcohol was the medicine that took away my pain and shame. But that makes it worse, because alcohol impairs judgment.” McMurrin recognized that he had a gambling problem, and he quit gambling between 2003 and 2005. “But I missed the game, I missed playing. I told myself that I should be able to play a game of blackjack, I should be able to have a drink… I told myself I’d just enter a couple of tournaments.” And that relapse led to his undoing. McMurrin made rules for himself, such as no drinking while gambling, and no gam-

Joe and Roxie attend church at St. Mary’s By the Sea in Rockaway Beach. They were friends and neighbors for eight years, so when Roxie opened an adult foster home and invited Joe to move in, he felt right at home. Joe has an NWSDS caseworker, Margot, who keeps track of him and sees that he has everything he needs. Adult foster care provides the opportunity for seniors to live in the community in a family setting, and receive the assistance they need. Senior meals, caregiver support, financial and medical assistance, in-home services and adult protective services are offered by NWSDS. For assistance in Tillamook County call NWSDS at 503815-2060, or email

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McMurrin’s apology to his victims “I don’t know if I’ll have the opportunity to apologize to all of my victims. I wrote letters of apology to all of them in jail, I wanted so badly to try to talk to all of them and apologize, but my attorney told me I couldn’t send the letters because it could constitute tampering with witnesses. “Now that the sentencing and restitution are concluded, I want to say that I am truly sorry for my actions. I’ve never been one to deliberately hurt anyone. However, no matter my state of mind at the time I must take responsibility. “To my victims, I am sorry for breaking your trust. I am sorry for causing damage, and I am sorry for causing inconvenience. “To Mr. Briggs, whom I attempted to rob, I am so sorry for you being put through such an ordeal. None of this should have happened. I am forever grateful to God that no one was hurt. “I hope that you all can forgive me.” – Marshall McMurrin

bling with credit cards, and no gambling with company money. Ultimately he broke all of his own rules. His personal debt was mounting steadily, his marriage was on the rocks, and his business was bleeding money. “The real kicker was when the economy tanked,” he said. “In 2008 and 2009 sales dropped 50 percent; then they dropped to 25 percent. My fear of losing the business combined with full blown drinking and gambling was the mixture for complete disaster. My gambling skyrocketed; that was what was going to save me.” From 2009 to 2011, McMurrin drank heavily and chased his gambling losses with more losses. Faced with looming bankruptcy, McMurrin turned to theft to finance more gambling. “The reason I even thought about the credit card fraud is that I was absolutely desperate. I came up with this crazy idea that I could ‘borrow’ from these peoples’ credit cards and use the money to gamble and bail out the business and pay off my debts with gambling profits. “That plan wasn’t working and I knew it. But I kept trying, even when I knew that I was going to lose my business. “I knew the only option I had left was to kill myself, so my wife could collect the insurance premium. I was losing my grip with reality, I was going crazy, but still, I researched my policy to make sure it wouldn’t be voided by suicide. It was a

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“When the mill shut down, I retired,” he said. Joe has been a member of the Elks for 61 years, and he’s proud of it. He still enjoys tipping a few with his friends at the Elks. In his younger years, he may have been a carouser. “I used to do a little bar hopping,” he said. “I used to hit ‘em all. But they,” he nodded to Roxie Schultz, who runs the foster home where he lives, “won’t let me now,“ he said with a smile. It’s clear these two enjoy each other’s company. Joe lives in Roxie’s home with her husband , Wayne, and one other resident. The live on the hill in Garibaldi, and Joe jokes about going to the bar with his walker, “I could get down there in a few minutes, but it’d take me an hour to get back up the hill.”

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“Wednesday, July 13 was the day I was going to die. I hadn’t slept for days. I didn’t want to die, but I knew I had to.” McMurrin planned to shoot himself on the beach in Lincoln City. “I left town and went to Lincoln City with two bottles of vodka. I’d been drinking heavily all day. The last memory I have is of me sitting in my car drinking. I was going to leave a last message for my family on a hand held recorder. “Wednesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon, I have no memory of what transpired. The next thing I knew, I woke up and didn’t know how I’d gotten home. I didn’t remember where I’d left my car. I was walking around town, looking for my car. I was cutting through the old TLC parking lot when the Sheriff’s Office showed up. There were about eight deputies with their guns pulled, yelling at me to get down. “I was thinking, Wow, this is a lot of manpower for credit card fraud. “I had no idea what I was being arrested for until I got to jail.” McMurrin claims to have experienced an alcohol-induced blackout – a period of amnesia in which the intoxicated person is conscious and ambulatory, often walking and talking and driving home, and less frequently, committing violent crimes. Later the person has no memory of what happened. Many, but not all alcoholics have blackouts. McMurrin had experienced blackouts before, “but always at home,” he said. “I would wake up in a different room, in different clothes, but never outside my home.” In fact, McMurrin drove from the parking lot in Lincoln City where he was going to shoot himself, to the Neskowin Market Place, where he attempted an armed robbery. “There’s no way I planned this robbery,” he said. “I

Redemption McMurrin believes that God saved his life by preventing him from killing himself, and preventing him from killing anyone else. “God rescued me from certain death. He used this jail to save my life. God has done wonderful things for me here in jail, miraculous things. I now have a life full of purpose and meaning.” McMurrin was on suicide watch when he arrived in jail. “Radical change occurred in cell 305, where I got on my knees and begged God to come into my life.” He also credits his wife, Dawn, for her continued love and support. “My poor wife could have and should have left me,” he said. “For the pain and the shame that I caused her and the kids, she had to deal with all of the aftermath: loss of income,

bankruptcy, house foreclosure, loss of property, vehicles, loss after loss after loss; she had to get three part-time jobs to get by. “I said to her, ‘Honey, you need to move on.’ But she wouldn’t have it.” McMurrin got choked up talking about his wife. “She is a wonderful woman. Our relationship in here is closer than it has ever been.” Dawn believes McMurrin is in jail and not dead by God’s design. “I prayed for years, ‘God, whatever it takes, bring him back to You.’ Well if this is what it takes…God knew there was only one place Marshall could go to focus on what was important,” she said. “This sickness of his nearly took his life. Gambling is a sickness like alcohol and drugs, and it can take you to a very dark place. People with addictions don’t want to be addicted. “I want people to know that there’s hope,” said Dawn. “That there is nothing so bad that you have to take your life.” Dave Westmark, director of the local chapter of Celebrate Recovery (CR), also believes McMurrin is a changed man. “I met Marshall a few days after he went to jail, he came to a CR meeting,” Westmark said. CR is a faith-based 12-step program for recovery from all kinds of addictions. “It’s interesting how jail can wake some people up,” said Westmark, who takes CR meetings into the jail. “I have observed a tremendous change in Marshall. He is probably at the most sane time in his life. “Marshall’s had a huge impact on a number of inmates in the jail. You can see his concern and his care for them.” Westmark visits McMurrin weekly, and helped him work through the 12 steps. “I’m so proud of him and the changes he’s made in the 400-plus days he’s been in jail. He’s taken the time and made something of it and turned his life around.” Westmark believes McMurrin has a higher calling.

“He has talent, a pastor’s heart. He’s started working on a three-year course to become a pastor. I’m excited for him, to think that he has a tremendous story to tell and can reach others that are out of reach to most.” Westmark also praised Dawn McMurrin for her devotion to her husband. “When Marshall first came to jail, I went to see Dawn. She told me she didn’t know how she would make it, or how their marriage could survive. But they have a very strong relationship today, based upon their mutual faith.” “I’m pleased about how the Lord’s at work in his life,” said McMurrin’s pastor from the Blaine Community Church, Linton Whittles. “I’m sorry for what he did, but it took him being in this situation, between a rock and a hard place, for his transformation to occur. It reminds me of the scripture from Genesis (50:20) where Joseph says, ‘You meant it for evil, but God meant it for good.’”

Gambling resources Free counseling services are available to problem gamblers, paid for with lottery funds. Call the Tillamook Family Counseling Center at 503-842-8201 and ask for Jeff Taylor, the gambling addictions counselor. Dawn McMurrin would like to start a support group for people with gambling problems and their loved ones. Email Dawn if you’re interested, and if there’s enough interest she will organize a meeting: Celebrate Recovery meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Tillamook Church of the Nazarene, at 2611 Third Street. Gamblers Anonymous meets at the Tillamook Serenity Club, 512 Third Street, Tuesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Information about problem gambling can be found at Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline: call 1-877-my-limit, or online at




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planned the credit card thefts. I did that and I admit it. But I did not plan that robbery and I have no memory of it. I would never point a gun at anyone.” But in fact he did point a loaded gun at Anthony Briggs, who was working at the store when McMurrin tried to rob it. Briggs resisted. The two fought over the gun, and ultimately, Briggs took it away from McMurrin and tried to shoot him with it, twice. But the magazine had been released from the gun in the struggle, and the gun didn’t fire. McMurrin fled the store. “It’s an act of God that he and I didn’t get hurt,” McMurrin said. “I am grateful every day that no one got hurt. Not only with the loaded gun, but also, I was driving a 4-ton vehicle and I was obviously blitzed. It is a miracle I didn’t hurt anyone.” Regardless of his inability to remember it, the evidence was conclusive; McMurrin had attempted an armed robbery. And when that failed, he broke into Tillamook Sporting Goods and stole a handgun. He says he has no memory of that, either. “It makes no sense that I would break in there, in broad daylight, and be caught on camera, right before people were scheduled to start work. It’s crazy. I drove a Hummer. People saw me driving around town. Apparently after the burglary I went through the McDonald’s drive-thru and had some breakfast. Who does that? I don’t remember it, but the receipt was in the car. There’s no way I planned any of that, but I have no defense. I did it.”

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OBITUARIES Ivan Scott Smith, formerly of Tillamook, passed away Sept. 11, 2012 at age 97 at Rosetta’s Assisted Living in Kennewick, Wash. Ivan was born Jan. 6, 1915 in Ellensburg, Wash. However, he lived in Northern Idaho, then moved with his family to Klamath Falls where he finished his school years. Ivan married Gladys Thelma Cogburn in 1935 and she preceded him in death in 1975. Ivan joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and worked in the logging camps of the Northwest. Ivan remarried in 1979 to Cora Moore of Aberdeen, Washington; she preceded him in death in 1991. Ivan leaves two sons, Hank of Kennewick and Mike of Tillamook; along with their wives, three grandsons, two granddaughters, and many great-grandchildren. Ivan loved the outdoors and spent time hunting and fishing. He was a lifetime member of IOOF having joined the Bay City/Wheeler Chapter in 1946 and was a member of the

Aberdeen Eagles. Per Ivan’s request, no services will be held. The family invites you to sign their online guestbook at

Ben Center Ben “JR� Center passed away July 20, 2012 in Sun City West, Ariz. JR was born Jan. 14, 1936 in Lincoln City, and he grew up in Tillamook County. He attended schools in Garibaldi and Nehalem. JR married Joan Forrest on Nov. 23, 1956 in Tillamook. They lived in Surprise, Ariz. JR is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter Sonia Pereira of Arizona; grandson, Greg Pereira (Anissa) and granddaughter, Stefanni Peters (Josh); three great grandchildren, and a brother, Mylo Center of Warren, Oregon. JR is predeceased by two sons. A celebration of life was held for JR on July 29 in Surprise, Ariz. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Arizona.

ADJUDICATIONS On Aug. 15, Harry Lee Sykes Sr., 47, pleaded guilty to Escape (Third Degree), a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about July 27, 2012, and was sentenced to the Tillamook County Jail for ten months (with credit for time already served), and ordered to pay costs of $336. Charges of Harassment and two counts of Resisting Arrest were dismissed. On Aug. 20, James Lynn Duncan, 21, pleaded guilty to Theft (First Degree), a Class c felony, committed on or about Dec. 1, 2011, and was sentenced to the Tillamook County Jail for 10 days, placed on supervised probation for 24 months, and ordered to pay costs of $720. He also pled guilty to a second count of Theft (First Degree), a Class C felony, committed on or about Dec. 1, 2011, and was sentenced to 10 days in the Tillamook County Jail (to be served concurrently with the other sentence), and placed on supervised probation for 24 months. A third count of Theft (First Degree) was dismissed. On Aug. 20, Yvonne Elissa Perrone, 33, pleaded no contest to Reckless Driving, a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about April 23, 2011, was placed on bench probation fort 90 days and ordered to pay costs of $502. Her driver’s license was suspended for 90 days. A charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance was dismissed. On Aug. 27, Rodney Lee Dean, 45, pleaded no contest to Harassment, a Class B misdemeanor, committed on or about April 11, 2012, and was placed on bench probation for 18 months and ordered to pay costs of $460. On Aug. 27, Elizabeth Agatha Classen was found in violation of probation, and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service at 8 hrs. per month. Probation was extended to one year. On Aug. 29, Roger Grant Mcdonald, 62, pleaded no contest to Recklessly Endangering Another Person, a Class A misdemeanor, committed on or about May 30, 2012, and was placed on bench probation for 18 months. His driver’s license was suspended for 90 days. No costs were ordered because of inability to pay. A charge of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants was diverted, and a second count of Recklessly Endangering Another Person was dismissed. On Sept. 4, Aaron Keith Richard Moore was found in violation of probation, and sentenced to 20 days in the Tillamook County Jail. Probation was extended to Sept. 7, 2013. On Sept. 5, Nathaniel David Crook was found in violation of probation and sentenced to 30 days in the Tillamook County

jail (with credit for time served on or after Aug. 28). Probation was ordered continued. On Sept. 6, Bruce Oliver Olson, 42, pleaded guilty to Disorderly Conduct (Second Degree), a Class B misdemeanor, committed on or about June 27, 2012, and was sentenced to the Tillamook County Jail for ten days, placed on bench probation for 18 months, and ordered to pay costs of $560. On Sept. 6, David Charles Hicks, 56, pleaded no contest to Interference with Making a Report, a Class A misdemeanor, and Harassment, a class B misdemeanor, both committed on or about July 17, 2012, and was sentenced to jail equal to time already served. No costs were ordered because of inability to pay. On Sept. 6, Ralph Jay Sisco, 53, pleaded guilty to Criminal Trespass (Second Degree), a Class C misdemeanor, committed on or about Aug. 29, 2012, and was sentenced to jail for the amount of time already served. No costs were assessed because of inability to pay. On Sept. 7, Lucas Christopher Hamerl, 33, pleaded no contest to Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer While in a Motor Vehicle, a Class C felony committed on or about May 27, 2012, and was sentenced to 10 days in the Tillamook County Jail (with credit for time already served), and ordered to pay costs of $160. On Sept. 7, Eric James Arreola, 24, pleaded guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance in Schedule 1, a Class B felony, committed on or about Aug. 30, 2012, and was sentenced to 10 days in the Tillamook County Jail (with credit for time already served), placed on supervised probation for 24 months, and ordered to pay costs of $900. On Sept. 10, Russell B Cochran, 57, pleaded no contest to Operating a Vehicle Without Driving Privileges, a Class B violation, committed on or about Aug. 4, 2012, and was ordered to pay costs of $190. On Sept. 10, Elmer William Lovelett, 48, pleaded guilty to Failure to Report as Sex Offender, a Class C felony, committed on or about June 24, 2011, and was sentenced to state prison for five months (with credit for time already served), with post-prison supervision of 24 months, and ordered to pay costs of $852. An additional charge of Fail to Report as Sex Offender was dismissed.


(Above) Rod Whaley sings during a celebration for the newly completed mural at the Pacific City library. (Below) the crowd applauds one of the event speeches.

Celebration held for new library mural BY JULIUS JORTNER For the Headlight Herald

PACIFIC CITY – The mural, in the childrens’ area of the public library in Pacific City, was recently pronounced complete by local artist Marilyn Burkhardt. She started painting the mural in February. About sixty people gathered at the library on Wednesday evening, September 12th, to celebrate the new mural that was donated to the library by the Nestucca Valley Artisans, (NVA). Each of the two panels is 13 feet wide and more than four feet high. The president of the South Tillamook County Library Club, which owns and operates the library building, opened the formal part of the celebration by noting that the Library Club’s board had been delighted in January of this year to receive the proposal of the mural, and that the board now thanks the artist and the Nestucca Valley Artisans for the gorgeous gift. The artist, Marilyn Burkhardt, a longtime resident of Hebo, spoke about the “pristine beauty and the wildlife� that inspired her design. “Pacific City’s setting – the rivers, the ocean, the spit, the Cape – make this a rich habitat for all kinds of flora and fauna. It seems to me that the people who live here appreciate and want to preserve this diversity of life.� Burkhardt said she is “honored to have had the opportunity to paint this mural in this very special library built for and by the community.�

Sara Charlton, director of Tillamook County’s public library system, spoke of her joy at learning of the plans for the mural, and her appreciation for its beauty. She ventured, “It’s great when the right person comes along‌ Marilyn’s work is perfect for these walls.â€? Catherine Rickbone, Executive Director of the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, based in Newport, sent a message that was read aloud. She wrote, in part, â€œâ€Ś since the early 90’s, Nestucca Valley Artisans have made a commitment to youth arts education in the Nestucca Valley schools... With the decision to create this public piece of artwork their influence can now reach literally thousands of youth and adults in the years to come. “Murals, especially, can have a dramatic impact‌ A mural can establish a dialogue in the community and remind us of our heritage, our surroundings, and our environment.â€? Rickbone concluded by thanking the

‘Walk of Faith’ steps out Sept. 23 Walkers of all ages and their dogs will be stepping out on behalf of Faith in Action at the Walk of Faith on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. Featuring a “Black Tie & ‘Tails’� theme, this fun-filled walk in support of the respite care ministry of Faith in Action starts at Tillamook County General Hospital. Along the new walking route at the 9th Street Park, a water break and blessing of the canine walkers will be featured. Back at the hospital, a reception ends the walk. Each year Faith in Action also honors an individual or family that has experienced the challenges and rewards of care giving. This year’s honoree is Dorothy Churchill, whose first contact with Faith in Action was when a volunteer assisted her with special exercises at home while she recovered from a stroke. Now Dorothy is a regular guest at Wellspring Respite Day Center, where she enjoys being pampered with love by the volunteers and shares her sweet smile and encouraging spirit with everyone around her. Walk of Faith is for everyone, from babies in stroller to families and groups to individuals in wheelchairs. Family dogs are welcomed to participate, as they are great com-

panions and often caregivers, too. Festivities and awards will include honoring of caregivers – human and canine – as well as awards for the bestbehaved dogs. The first 20 dogs will receive a special “doggie bag� filled with treats donated by local businesses and individuals. Pre-registration is encouraged. Registration forms are available at area churches, in the hospital’s front lobby and online at Registration fees: Children under 12 years $5; dogs (leash required) $5; individuals $10; families, including the dog $25; groups of 10+ for $100. There is no charge for participants in strollers or wheelchairs and their attendants. Faith in Action volunteers offer hope, support, and friendship to the frail and elderly and people of all ages who battle chronic illness, mental illness, and disabilities through: in-home respite care, friendly visiting, house work, yard work, and minor home repairs. Faith in Action also operates Wellspring, an adult respite day care center that offers an affordable “day away� for caregivers 8 days per month at various Tillamook churches. For information about Faith in Action, call 503-815-2272.

Nestucca Valley Artisans for their gift of public art. Theresa Roberts, lead librarian in Pacific City, told of her fascination watching the mural’s progress over more than six months, of her delight to talk with Marilyn when their paths crossed at the library, and of her pleasure at seeing the finished work. Laura Marcus, assistant librarian, also spoke, â€œâ€Ś the painting puts a smile on my face.â€? After the speeches, the crowd socialized, partook of the refreshments, to a background of music provided by Rod Whaley (guitar and harmonica) and Noreen Flynn (drums). There was some dancing. Burkhardt’s original paper sketch for the mural was on display. Refreshments included cookies provided with compliments of The Grateful Bread. Kim Cavatorta, director of Tillamook County’s Community Arts Project, said, “It’s wonderful that so many people turned out to celebrate public art.â€? Kate Saunders, a member of the NVA, called the mural “inspirational.â€? Ginny Rasmussen of Hebo spoke for many there, when she said, “Beautiful work!â€? Several people remarked on the happy way the mural’s colors complement the colors of the library walls and furnishings. Dorothy Godett, a member of the Library Club’s board, wrote in the guest book, “The library needed this! Thanks!â€?

Library begins Saturday Music Program The Tillamook County Library will begin the Saturday Music Program from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Community Rooms. The public is welcome to come and enjoy. The program is for all ages. Stop by for a few minutes or stay for the entire program. Professional musicians are providing the music and the Library is scheduling the musicians for these programs. For more information, contact the Library.

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Tillamook smothers Newport attack

Lightning ignites Bobcat offense BY JOSIAH DARR Headlight Herald Sports


(left) Marcus Pullen and David Waud close while Ron Allen drags down the Newport running back after a short gain. If it wasn’t Pullen, Waud or Allen making plays on defense, Jordan Thompson and Myron Moore were there to make stops all night against the Cubs.

Mook’s stiff defense shuts down Newport running game BY JOSIAH DARR Headlight Herald Sports

The fog hung low as the Cheesemakers went through their pregame warm up before battling the Newport Cubs in Newport on Sept. 14. The Cubs were expected to be a very good team going into the game and Tillamook knew they’d have their hands full if they didn’t bring their best effort. Good thing for Tillamook they left their second-best effort on the bus and brought their A-game, beating the Cubs 20-7 to move to 2-1 on the season. “It was a great win on Friday night for us,” said Tillamook Head Coach Matt Dickson. “It’s a big momentum boost. League starts in two weeks and this was just what we needed to keep the energy up and the motivation to keep working hard in practice.” The game was a hard hitting, defensive grind for the most part with Tillamook linebackers Ron Allen and Jordan Thompson stuffing the Cubs’ running attack at or just past the line of scrimmage. David

Waud, Marcus Cheney and Myron Moore were also exceptional on defense. If they weren’t hurrying a passing play or stopping a run, they’d be knocking down passes or covering a route out of the backfield. “They couldn’t really run the ball up the middle on us and so they started trying to pass the ball,” said senior linebacker Jordan Thompson in a post game interview. “Our linebackers tore it up tonight.” Thompson wasn’t exaggerating about the Cheesemaker defense. Tillamook gave up a total of 55 yards on 22 carries in the game for a measly 2.5 yards-per-carry average. The Cubs’ defense slowed the Tillamook offense as well, so it was fitting that the first score of the game came with 10:25 left in the second quarter. Thompson and Brock Lorenzo simultaneously sacked the Newport quarterback, causing him to fumble the football. Lorenzo scooped up the loose ball and ran 45 yards untouched to give Tillamook a 7-0 lead after the extra point. The Newport defense struck next, blocking a Tillamook punt followed

by a 23-yard touchdown pass over the middle two plays later to tie the game up at 7. The Cheesemaker offense got rolling after the Newport score, marching the ball down the field on the legs of Jacob Wassmer and Cole Berge. But it was quarterback Matt Strang who called his own number on fourth-and-goal from the five and ran his way into the end zone to give Tillamook a 14-7 lead with 59-seconds left in the first half. Newport tried a quick passing attack in the second half and was successful at moving the ball, but every time they’d get something going, a Cheesemaker would make a huge play and Tillamook would get the ball back. With 2:20 left in the third Tillamook's Jacob Wassmer kept his legs moving and pushed the pile into the end zone to give Tillamook a 20-7 lead. Those may have been the hardest 2-yards Wassmer had all night, but it certainly wasn't his only two. He finished the game with an impressive 123 yards on the ground.

Berge, Lorenzo and Thompson also added some tough yards up the middle to keep the Cubs’ defense honest and not straight rushing Strang at quarterback. “Jacob Wassmer had a big night,” Dickson said. “He was a big part of our game plan to pound the football and keep the linebackers from stunting all the time.” The Tillamook defense wasn't about to give back their lead and they continued to pound the Cubs offense until Newport had nothing left. Tillamook got the big win, 20-7 and more than just helping the win column, they boosted their confidence through the roof. The Cheesemakers will play their final nonleague game of the season on Sept. 21 when they host the visiting 0-3 Taft Tigers. The game will start at 7 p.m. More game photos and video available at

The Nestucca Bobcats football team started their season with an offensive explosion against the Waldport Irish, lighting them up for 42 points in the game and only giving up 12. It’s difficult to determine after one week if your team is really as good as the scoreboard reflects or maybe it was that Waldport was having a bad game or isn’t very good at all. Well, when the Bobcats traveled to Corbett on Sept. 14, they made a statement. The Bobcats were for real. It was no joke against Waldport. They’re simply a very good football team if they play like they can. They did that against Corbett too, beating the Cardinals worse than they’d beaten the Irish, 44-12. It took the Bobcats a while to get going against Corbett. With 10 minutes left in the second quarter, neither team had scored. That was when a lightning strike flashed across the sky resulting in a 20-minute game delay until it passed. Once the threat was over, the Bobcats retook the field, but it was as if they had somehow been energized by the lightning. “Just when we needed a long timeout to regroup, we got lucky,” said Bobcat Head Coach Jeff Schiewe. “They were on our end of the field about the 15-yard line ready to punch it in and we got a big stop. Then we took off.” The Bobcats offense exploded. An 85yard touchdown run from Zack Welch, big runs from Sam Whiteman and Drace Moeller and even a touchdown scamper from 28-yards out from Max Kirkendall all came in short order. There’s no saying what it was about the lightning delay that set the Bobcats on fire, but there no question something sparked the team. “The kids executed well in the last couple series and the defense was playing so well, I just didn’t want to get all conservative,” Schiewe said. “I wanted to attack and maybe get something out of it.” The ‘Cats got more than something out of it. They got a lot. When it was all said and done, the Bobcats rustled up 202 yard rushing between four ball carriers. They had a 60-yard interception return for a touchdown from Ronnie Moffett who also blocked a punt deep in Cardinal territory, a Lucas Leslie 10-yard touchdown reception as well as a 35-yard Jade Downs touchdown reception.

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There aren’t many other fisheries I get excited about more than Tillamook fall chinook season. They’re big, they’re strong, they’re occasionally very aggressive and most importantly, for a few weeks a year, they’re absolutely everywhere! So far this year things are looking good and to make things even better, the projected returns this year are higher than average. “Tillamook Bay is expecting somewhere around 13,000 fall chinook to make it back to their spawning grounds this year,” said ODFW District Fish Biologist Chris Knutson. “Those expectations are post-harvest so we’re looking at a better fishery than we’ve had in the last four to five years. “From what I hear, the guys near the jaws are doing well already and the guys in the middle and upper bay are anxiously waiting.” Knutson isn’t the only one seeing early results. “We’re checking a substantial amount of fish,” said State Police Sergent in the Fish and Wildlife Division Todd Hoodenpyl. “It’s a great start to the season. I just ask that everyone make sure they can identify the difference between a coho and a chinook.” For questions about identifying the species, refer to the ODFW website at This season, there will be another open season on wild coho in Tillamook Bay, but this year it’s different than it was last year. This season fisherman are allowed to harvest one wild coho out of Tillamook Bay or Nestucca Bay this season, but they’re only allowed to do so on Fridays or Saturdays until Nov. 30 or until 1,000 coho have been harvested.

The Tillamook Lady Cheesemakers soccer team were looking for their first win of the season when they hosted Newort on Sept. 12. The girls program as a whole hasn’t been overly strong in the past which is what made their 8-0 victory over the Cubs so huge for the team. “The girls played phenomenally,” said THS Girls Soccer Coach Deah Christensen. “Our midfield scored six of our eight goals in the game and a lot of them came from beautiful passes from the wings. “It was everything we’ve been practicing and we went out there and did it.” The first two goals of the game came early on for the Lady Mooks and were both scored by last year’s goalie and this season’s mid fielder, Sara Jo Wilson. “Sara Jo playing in the field and scoring those goals


David Weise with a Tillamook Bay chinook from 2011.

Fishermen are allowed to harvest two per year out of the Nehalem system as well, but no more than two and only one out of Tillamook and the Nestucca combined. Personally, I’m glad to see the allowable harvest. It just shows how far the fish have come in their recovery after being listed as endangered a short time ago. And to those who are upset about only being allowed one a year or only having retention allowed only on Fridays or Saturdays I say, it’s a lot better than not being allowed to harvest one at all. If you’re thinking about getting into some fall chinook fishing around Tillamook, it’s time to start thinking about it. You might not be interested in sloshing around the jaws and picking weeds off your gear all day, but you shouldn’t have to wait long. Once some rain comes the season should really pick up and with the high predictions, there should be fish all over.


(from left) Marissa Zerngast, Kennady Johnson and Kara Moore were all a big part of the lopsided victory over Newport.

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The Tillamook volleyball team continued to roll when they took on the Newport Cubs at home on Sept. 11. The girls kept their undefeated streak alive through the early season by beating the

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inspired the team,” Christensen said. “The girls were beside themselves to just have scored. They hadn’t even really thought about winning the game. They don’t have that confidence in themselves yet, but with every goal we score, we get a little more.” Also scoring goals in the game for Tillamook were Kim Poblador who scored two, Araceli Palominos, Nara Romero and Graciela Macias. Making possibly the biggest impact on the team with her ability was keeper Ashlynn Sheneman. Sheneman stepped in as keeper freeing up Wilson to play in the field and making some big saves herself. One of her best so far on the season was a diving stop on a penalty kick in the first half against Newport. “Our communication and spreading the field was so much better in the game and when they got the ball they

didn’t just kick it down the field. They passed with a purpose,” Christensen said. “I can feel the team starting to come together.” Tillamook @ Madras After getting their first win and equaling last season’s win total, the girls traveled to Madras to take on the Buffalo on Sept. 15. “It was a great game for us, but the heat and humidity killed us,” Christiansen said. “We really drooped in the second half.” Before the heat got to them in the first half, the girls were right there with Madras. Tillamook got two goals from Shyanne Bellante and allowed two by Madras to fight to a tie at half. But, an injury didn’t help Tillamook. “In the middle of the first half our keeper, Ashlynn Sheneman, took a bad hit in a collision and was out for the game,” Christensen explained.

“Sara Jo had to come play goalie for the rest of the game and we really missed her on the field in the second half.” Madras controlled most of the second half, scoring two more goals to get the win, 4-2. “We just couldn’t clear the ball,” Christensen said. “Not having Sarah Jo hurt, but we had multiple chances to score anyway, but were unable to ever quite get the ball in the back of the net.” “I am incredibly encouraged and proud of the effort against Madras. We have more potential everyday and we’re slowly gaining confidence even in our losses. “We used to lose without scoring at all. At least we’re getting a few goals in our loss and a lot more chances.” The next game for the Lady ‘Mooks will be 4 p.m. game at Taft on Sept. 19 followed by their first Cowapa League game at Seaside starting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 25.

Sickness and heat hush Pirates Tillamook Gun Club hosts 111 shoorters The Neah-Kah-Nie It’s hard not to blame from around the NW at WRITA Grand Pirates football team made the Pirates for not wanting the eight hour journey to Medford, Ore. to take on St. Mary’s in an afternoon game on Sept. 15. While it was a great idea to have a fun road trip as a team and play on a beautiful fall afternoon day, it wasn’t exactly all fun and football for the Pirates. “It was like out entire team was sick all week before the game with the crud,” said Pirate Head Coach Scott Ross. “It usually goes through the team at least a once sometime in the season. This was it. We were really short handed.” “Besides most my team being sick, we estimated the temperature on the field to be between 95 and 100 degrees. Our coastal boys don’t do well in that kind of dry heat.” It didn’t take the heat and the sickness long to its work. St Mary’s scored three touchdowns in the first quarter to get out to an early 19-0 lead and according to Ross, that was pretty much the beginning of the end for the Pirates. “Our guys were gassed after the first quarter,” Ross said. “They just wanted out of there.”


to play. Their team only brought 16 players because of the sickness, three of which had never played a varsity football game. Plus, one of the top Pirates, Craig Grasseth, was out with heat exhaustion by the end of the first quarter. Between the inexperience and a lack of players, the Pirates were sitting ducks. They did manage to get some offense on a 5-yard touchdown run from Shonte Young and a 24yard receiving touchdown from Laird Tuel, but it was too little, too late. St. Mary’s got the lopsided win, 50-16. “If we played them in different circumstances I think we give them a battle,” Ross said. “But with the limited players we had available, we did all we could. “Now we have to concentrate on getting healthy for next week’s game against a good Central Linn team.” The Pirates will host Central Linn in Rockaway Beach on Sept. 21 in a game starting at 7 p.m.


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On Sept. 14-16 the Tillamook Gun Club hosted the Western Regional Independent Trap Shooting Association (WRITA) Grand trap shooting event at the trap shooting range on South Prairie Road. 111 participants came to the event to from all over the northwest to test their skills against other shooters to see who would be named the top shooters in the region and who would claim the prize money. “Last year it was the biggest shoot in the state of Oregon,” said Newberg Rod and Gun Club President David Craig “I don’t know if it will be the biggest this year, but if it’s not, it will be close.” The WRITA Grand is the last of an 11 tournament circuit the shooters can participate in that are hosted by various shooting clubs around the state of Oregon. The WRITA Grand is rotated between the ten clubs and this year was Tillamook’s turn to host big event. “We hold a little money back from the other ten events to help with the prize money for this event,” Craig said. “There’s about $10,000 up for grabs today.” There are multiple divisions based on age and gender to keep


Shooters take aim at 25 flying clay pidgons per round.

the playing field even, but regardless of what division participants are in, there’s no shortage of shooting throughout the day. To get an idea of how much shooting takes place at the event, according to Craig somewhere around 30,000 clay pigeons will be launched at the event. With that much shooting, people who don’t participate in trap shooting may think there is some danger involved in the sport, but Craig says that couldn’t be further from the truth. “Trap shooting is incredibly safe,” Craig said. “If you ever put more than one shell in a gun at a time, you’re disqualified and if you ever move from your station without opening the action of the gun, you’re also disqualified.” Some may think think that there are some top shooter who win every event, but according to Craig, it’s anybody’s event. “One unique thing about this event is that on any given day, anyone can win.”

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Things went well for the Bobcats on both sides of the ball and Coach Schiewe knows what his team was doing right to be successful. “The defense played well all game,” Schiewe said. “Our special teams and our punt blocking was better than their punting. We’re balanced on offense and Kirkendall’s passing efficiency is making us better. Austin Woods is doing a good job leading our defense from his spot at free safety and Welch played an all around great game. We were getting blocked punts, interceptions, tackles for losses, recovered fumbles and we ran the ball well.” What’s a little misleading is despite all the offensive and defensive skill players making big plays and beautiful touchdown

scores coming in a multitude of fashions, Coach Schiewe knows the one thing his team needs to do well to win football games and it’s something you get the least amount of notoriety for. But it often means the most to a team. “Blocking is still our number one priority,” Schiewe said. “When that all comes together, that will lead to success. The problem is, it’s the hardest skill to learn.” The Bobcats will have a week to really polish their playbook due to a bye week next week. But when they get back they’ll have to travel to a traditionally very good Warrenton Warriors field for their final test before the Northwest League get underway. The game at Warrenton will start at 7 p.m. on Sept. 28.

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SPORTS BRIEFS TGIF 1. Linda Sue III Charters 6-2 2. Bruce's Hot Chicks 4-4 3. Sheldon Oil Co. 3-5 4. Tillamook Lanes 3-5 Team High Game: Bruce’s Hot Chicks 624, Linda Sue III Charters 552 Team High Series: Bruce's Hot Chicks 1800, Sheldon Oil Co. 1560 High Game Scratch: Cheryl Widener 199, Kay Haymond 171 High Series Scratch: Cheryl Widener 503, Kay Haymond 463 Paul Betz Memorial Co-Ed Softball Tournament Following are the results and a photo from the 11th Annual Paul Betz Memorial CoEd Softball Tournament held Sept. 8-9 1st Place – Coastway Construction All-Stars: Nathan Jensen, Jessica Valencia, Keith Simmons, Cassie Christensen, Ted Lane 2nd Place – Dog Pound All-Stars: Brady Rhoades & Jessica Camacho 3rd Place – Sons of Pitches All-Stars: Brandon Rynone & Dolores Fife 4th Place – Portland Home Automation – Darryl Jones & Mirra Bowers All-Stars: Darryl Jones & Mirra Bowers Sportsmanship – Rip-It All-Stars: Gary Wrisley & Jennifer Dietl Other teams: Rogue – All-Stars: Rick Bayya & Mysti Layton Werner’s Gourmet Meat Snacks – AllStars: Grant Rocha & Janet Satter Time Out Tavern – All-Stars: Kai Lopes & Lynde Hancock S-R Repair – All-Stars: Jaimie Valencia & Jessie Mahannah Home run derby was won by Kai Lopes of Time Out Tavern (Tillamook). He had 6 out of 10 hits go over the fence for the win. Nestucca Bobcats Volleyball The Nestucca Bobcats volleyball team traveled to Dephian on Sept. 13 for their first league game of the season. The Bobcats lost the game in straight sets, 25-18, 25-8 and 24-26. The Bobcats next game will be a 5:30 p.m. start on Sept. 18 at Neah-Kah-Nie. Neah-Kah-Nie Pirates Volleyball The Neah-Kah-Nie volleyball team traveled to Gaston on Sept. 13 to take on the Greyhounds in their league opener. It took the Pirates four sets, but they beat the Greyhounds to earn their first win of the season. The Pirates will host Nestucca at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 Tillamook Cross Country The Tillamook boys’ cross country finished second out of 27 teams at the Molalla Invitational on Sept. 15, beating Astoria who beat them at the Ultimook Race. Only one 6A school finished in front of them. The boys jv dominated as well. The girls team had some highlight performances as well. “If we keep having fun and working together as a team, special things will happen,” said Head Copach Pat Zweifel. “THS cross country is back!” Tillamook Youth Fotball The Tillamook third and fouth-graders football team played Warrenton on Sept.

15 and won the game 34-0. The fifth and sixth-graders played on Sept. 15 as well and also got a lopsided win. They beat Banks 30-16. On Sept. 22 the teams will be playing a jamboree at Neah-Kah-Nie. Hunting season reminders from ODFW and OSP With hunting season kicking into gear, the Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division and the Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) provide the following reminders and tips to keep your outdoor adventures memorable and trouble free: * Oregon Disabilities Hunting Permit Information - Bag limits have changed in many of the Wildlife Management Units; particularly in regards to the harvest of antlerless deer, and in some cases antlerless elk. Many units now only allow subjects with Disabilities Permits to harvest legal bucks or bulls. Refer to page 88 of the 2012 Oregon Big Game Regulations Every hunting season law enforcement officers deal with many trespassing complaints because hunters go onto property without considering or knowing ownership, or they think it's permissible to trespass when tracking a wounded animal or retrieving an animal from the other side of a property boundary or fence. REMEMBER: It is the responsibility of any hunter to know whose property they are on. Hunters need to contact the landowner and ask for permission prior to entering private property. The landowner has the right to deny access. * Hunter Orange - Oregon requires youth hunters age 17 and under to wear hunter orange when hunting all game mammals and upland birds (except turkey) with any firearm. It's also strongly recommended for adults, too. * Tagging and Possession - Oregon law requires hunters who harvest an animal to immediately validate the appropriate tag by completely removing the month and day the animal was harvested and securely attaching the tag to a portion of the ani-

mal. * Please be Careful with Fire - Practice fire safety at all times. This year has been a busy fire season so be aware of any fire restrictions for the area you intend to hunt. You wouldn't want to lose your home to a fire, and neither does the wildlife that call Oregon's outdoors their home. Check with the land manager and see Oregon Department of Forestry's webpage on private lands access and phone numbers of local districts to check fire restrictions. * Respect Road Closures - Road closures are in place to conserve wildlife and improve the hunting experience. It's very important to respect closures on private land so access to hunters remains open. * Report Wildlife Violations - You can help protect Oregon's wildlife and natural resources by reporting violations. If you observe someone violating the law in the field please call the Turn in Poachers (TIP) line at 1-800-452-7888. Helpful information includes the date, time, location, type of violation, a description of the subject(s), and any information if a vehicle is involved, including a license plate number if possible. Rewards may be offered for information leading to the prosecution of violators through the TIP Reward Fund sponsored by the Oregon Hunter's Association. * Alcohol & Firearms Don't Mix - Many hunting accidents in Oregon each year are preventable, and alcohol is often a factor in these incidents. Wait to celebrate your daily hunting adventures at the end of the day when weapons are safely secured at home or in camp. Always remember and practice basic firearms safety: - Keep your firearm's muzzle pointed in a safe direction. - Keep your finger outside of the trigger guard until ready to shoot. - Treat every firearm as if it were loaded. - Be sure of your target and what is in front of it and beyond it. - Wear blaze orange.

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Neskowin Valley School plans 30th Annual Harvest Festival


This beautiful quilt, made by Pat Lay, will be raffled at the Neskowin Valley School Harvest Festival.

NESKOWIN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The students, parents and teachers of Neskowin Valley School invite the community to join them for the 30th annual Harvest Festival, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school on 10005 Slab Creek Road (north of Lincoln City via Hwy 101, just south of Neskowin). NVS parents promise a full day of fun with live music, home-baked goods, fresh pressed apple cider, a silent auction, artisan vendors, old-fashioned kidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

activities, a petting zoo, juggling by Laura Green the Juggling Queen and tasty treats from the Slab Creek Grill. Harvest Festival is the biggest fundraising event of the year for the pre-K through 8th grade elementary school, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary as an independent school on the Oregon Coast. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are hoping for a great crowd this year to help us celebrate,â&#x20AC;? says Head of School Julie Fiedler. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our parents have dreamed up

Fall 4-H Leadersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Forum fast approaching The fall 4-H Leadersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Forum for volunteers is scheduled for October 5-6 at the Oregon 4-H Center, near Salem. This is an educational opportunity for all Tillamook County 4-H families, and the Tillamook County 4-H Leaderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Association will reimburse registration fees. Individuals do not need to be approved 4-H volunteers to attend this educational opportunity. Teens are welcome to attend, for the purpose of learning then sharing these resources back home. Begin the 2012-2013 4-H year by sharing ideas with 4-H volunteers to apply in your club and county; gather resources to use; learn from experts across the state; talk about important youth protection issues you hear about in the news â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and how they affect the Oregon 4-H program. (Ask questions about new policies.) Come and be inspired by the passion of 4-H volunteers helping Oregon youth learn and grow. Talk with old and new 4-H friends and celebrate the successes of 4-H volunteers during the Recognition Luncheon. The cost remains at $35 for lodging Friday evening, Friday dinner, and Saturday breakfast and lunch. Registration and registration fee are due Friday, Sept. 28, one week prior to the Forum. For registration information contact Nancy Kershaw at 503-8425708, Ext. 4 (direct line) | 503-842-3433 (main office) or



There are always plenty of fun, creative outdoor activities at the annual Harvest Festival.

wonderful childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s activities, including a Fairy Tea Party and games like three-legged races. But there will be plenty for adults to do, too, including eating, dancing, and catching up with friends. They can also bid on wonderful items our parents are collecting from many generous donors in the community,


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elry, artwork and organic produce from Corvus Landing Farm. Donna Jose and the Side Effects will play live music from noon to 4 p.m. and Slab Creek Grill will serve hamburgers, hotdogs and vegetarian food all day. Alumni are encouraged to attend and participate in group photos

Blake Thomas Highsmith

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Blake Thomas Highsmith, son of Devon and Ashley Highsmith, was born at 12:41 a.m. on June 22, 2012 at Silverton Hospital in Silverton, Ore. He weighed 8 pounds and 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Blake is welcomed by maternal grandparents, Jim and Donna Bedford of Tillamook, paternal grandparents, Pat and Sue Sprauer of Mt. Angel, and the late Thomas Highsmith of Silverton; aunts, Lindsay Warner of Seattle, Wash., Vanessa Bedford of San Diego, Calif., Molly Bedford of New York, N.Y, Meghan Bischoff and Sophie Sprauer of Mt. Angel, and uncle Michael Highsmith of Salem; and cousins, Ashton, Luke, Thomas, Eli, Andrew and Paityn.

Valerie Porter and David Porter of Hillsboro were married July 21 at the First Assembly of God Church in Albany, Ore. The bride is the daughter of Harley (Pete) and Ruth Porter of Albany, formerly of Garibaldi. She attended Garibaldi Grade School and Neah-Kah-Nie High School, and graduated from Oregon State University in 1982. She is employed as a paralegal at the law office of Richard M. Ginsburg, LLC, in Hillsboro. The groom is the son of Gloria Snider of Tangent, Ore. and the late C. Vernon Snider. He graduated from West Albany High School, attended Linn-Benton Community College and is employed as a sound technician at First Baptist Church in Portland. The couple is at home in Hillsboro.



Money raised at participating restaurants during the weeklong event will benefit 18 charitable organizations in Tillamook County.

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that will begin at noon on the soccer field. NVS students will perform music at 1 p.m. Photos of the quilt and a full schedule of events is posted on the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website, For questions about the festival contact Patsy at 503-3923124.


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including event tickets, restaurant coupons, vacation destinations and beautiful hand-crafted items for our Silent Auction.â&#x20AC;? The school is raffling an award-winning quilt by Lincoln City quilter Pat Lay for $5 per ticket. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s artisan market will include fused glass art, clothing, spices, jew-


St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s to host annual Feast Day Celebration ROCKAWAY BEACH â&#x20AC;&#x201C; St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s by the Sea Catholic Church will hold its annual Feast Day Celebration potluck and auction from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23. Proceeds will go to support the work of CARE, serving people in need throughout the county, as well as those in need in the parish vicinity. The silent auction will be open from 5-7 p.m. Saturday evening in the parish hall and will close during the potluck on Sunday. For more information, and/or to donate items, contact JoAnn at the parish office, 503355-1661 or Dia Norris, 503842-9866.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19 FALL 2012 CHIP - COMPLETE HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM – Free information and registration sessions are being held September 18, 19 and 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Tillamook County General Hospital. Just pick one to attend, as the presentations are identical. The next CHIP class series will begin in October. Many North County residents are among the 300+ Tillamook CHIP graduates who have learned how to make positive lifestyle choices to improve their health and energy. For more information, call 503368-6544 ext. 2270, or online at CREATIVE DOODLING – Sept. 19, 2-4 pm in the kitchen at NCRD. Learn to use pattern to create art works in pen and ink. If you have ever doodled in the margins of your class notes or while you're on the phone, you can do this. Creative doodling relaxes the mind and gets creativity flowing. The workshop guides you into looking at patterns in nature and the world and using them to create artworks as small as a bookmark or as large as your imagination. Materials supplied, $15. Call 3683091 to reserve a space. 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. MIGOTO YAMADORI BONSAI CLUB OF TILLAMOOK – 9:30-11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays, Tillamook PUD building, 1115 Pacific Ave. Call Ann or Bill Martin, 503-355-9610. 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.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20 NEHALEM BAY FIRE AND RESCUE DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETING – Thursday, September 20, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the district office, 36375 Hwy 101 N, Nehalem. GAMECLUB – 5-8 p.m. third Thursday at East Elementary School, 3905 Alder Lane, Tillamook. For kids up to age 18 with Asperger Syndrome and autism. Call Dana Carolson at 503-842-4184. 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. TILLAMOOK COUNTY QUILT GUILD – 10:30 a.m. third Thursday, Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, 2105 Wilson River Loop Rd., Tillamook. WELLSPRING ADULT RESPITE CARE – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., first and third Thursdays, Covenant Community Church, Manzanita. 503-815-2272. DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP – 2-3 p.m. third Thursday, Middle Way Health Clinic, 2615 Sixth St, Tillamook. Call Kathie Graves, 503-842-5451 or Rose, 503-842-4809. BAY CITY VFW POST 2848 – 7 p.m. third Thursday, Bay City Hall. NORTH COUNTY GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – 3-4:30 p.m., first and third Thursdays, Calvary Bible Church, Manzanita. Call 503-368-6544, ext. 2313.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 OPEN MIC NIGHT AT 2ND ST. MARKET – 5:30-8 p.m., 2003 2nd St., Tillamook. Third Friday of each month. Info: 503-842-9797. NESKO WOMEN’S CLUB – 11:30 a.m., third Friday (September to May, except December) at Hudson House. A speaker is scheduled for each regular meeting. Lunch is $10. You do not have to be a member to attend, but reservations are required. Call Carol Doyle, 503-965-6875. MANZANITA FARMERS MARKET - 5-8 p.m. Friday evenings through Sept. 21. Kamali/Sotheby’s Int’l Realty parking lot, 5th & Laneda Ave., Manzanita. 35 vendors with locally grown foods, kids activities, live music and more. Info: or 503368-3339. OPEN MIC NIGHT – 2nd Street Public Market, downtown Tillamook. Come in and share your musical or poetic talent.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 ROCKAWAY, NEDONNA BEACH AND NEHALEM BAY TSUNAMI DRILL – 9:30-10:30 a.m. Residents in these communitites are asked to walk to the nearest tsunami evacuation assembly area. If you do not know your nearest assembly area, check with your local city hall. BUDDY WALK AT THE BEACH – 10-11 a.m., Quatat Park, downtown, Seaside, 493 Oceanway. The North Coast Down Syndrome Network's annual fundraiser and Down syndrome awareness event. Included is Bizzy the Clown facepainting, BBQ lunch, Miss Oregon visit, representatives from Special OlympicsTillamook/Clatsop Counties, Dr. Joe Pinter, music, raffle, and of course, the easy 1/4 mile walk. Family friendly for all abilities. Register online at Cost: $12/adult and $6/kids. Contact Julie Chick at or 503-368-5193. UNITED PAWS ADOPTION DAY – Noon to 3 p.m., 4H Dorm at Tillamook Co. Fairgrounds, 4603 3rd Street Contact: 503-842-5663. SOLV BEACH CLEANUP – Multiple volunteer opportunities along the Ore-


TUESDAY, SEPT. 25 NEHALEM BAY GARDEN CLUBSeptember 25th at 1:30 pm – Pine Grove Community Center, Manzanita. Show and Tell by members about what worked and favorite plants. All welcome. WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER ANNIVERSARY – 5-7 p.m., Tillamook County Library main branch. The event is free and refreshments will be served. The event will acknowledge 30 years of service, partnerships, and progress in our community. RSVPs are appreciated; call 503-8429486. MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS) – 8:45-9 a.m. checkin; 9-11 a.m. meeting, second and fourth Tuesday. First Christian Church, Tillamook. Registration and dues required. Call Tanya, 503-815-8224. NEHALEM BAY GARDEN CLUB – 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday, September through June, Pine Grove Community Center, Manzanita. Call Constance Shimek, 503-368-4678. DISABILITY SERVICES HELP – 1-4 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Sheridan Square community room, 895 Third St., Tillamook. Sponsored by NorthWest Senior and Disability Services. Call Julie Woodward, 503-842-2770 or 800-584-9712. WELLSPRING ADULT RESPITE CARE – 10 a.m-4 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, Tillamook United Methodist Church. 503-815-2272.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26 FREE INTRO TO WESTERN STYLE DANCING - 7-9 p.m. fourth Wednesdays at Tillamook Elks lodge, 1907 3rd St. Line dancing, square dancing, and other pattern style dancing. Info: Bob Allen, 503-322-3819. MANZA-WHEE-LEM KIWANIS – Noon-1 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays, Pine Grove Community Club, Manzanita. Call Jane Beach, 503-368-5141. ROCKAWAY BEACH CITY COUNCIL – 6 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays, City Hall. Open to the public.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27 BANNED BOOKS TEEN PROGRAM – September 27th 2012 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Join us as we get ready to celebrate banned books week at the Tillamook County Library by participating in a banned books “read-out.” Read passages from your favorite banned books like: Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, The Giver, In the Night Kitchen, etc. We will also be doing a light craft to display in the library. The “readouts” will be recorded and displayed in audio form in the library during banned books week from September 30 to October 6! ASSOCIATION OF NORTHWEST STEELHEADERS NORTH COAST CHAPTER – 7 p.m. Fourth Thursdays, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife meeting room, 4909 Third St., Tillamook. Call Bill Hedlund at 503-815-2737. ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. fourth Thursday, Nehalem

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. We want to make sure candidates have an opportunity to speak with voters in Tillamook County prior to the November election. 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. If you can volunteer to bring snacks for the event, please contact Samantha at Please attend this event and learn more about the government of your county and your representation in the State legislature.

You won’t want to miss the following art displays presented by our own Leslie Gordon (Art Quilts), as well as Lilly Hoodock (Fiber & Found Objects), Christina Conklin (Dyed Fiber Forms), and Grayson Malone (New Sculpture). All the artists will have their objects on display throughout the month of September, so go check them out! Rowboat Gallery is located at 34950 Brooten Rd in Pacific City.

gon Coast. Visit to find an event. THE MANZANITA FILM SERIES WILL PRESENT THE COMEDY “HIS GIRL FRIDAY” – Saturday, Sep. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita. The 1940 comedy stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy, and was directed by Howard Hawks. Based on the hit Broadway play “The Front Page” written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Running time: 92 minutes. Admission is $7, refreshments will be available and a discussion follows the film. TILLAMOOK FARMERS MARKET - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Laurel and 2nd St., every Saturday until Sept. 29. Over 50 produce, food, craft, art and other vendors. Visit FALL EQUINOX MEDITATION RETREAT – Saturday, September 22, 12-2 p.m. at Wanderland Rainforest Iseum. This is an opportunity to go deeper, share silence, and to find the stillness within. As the sun finds balance and alignment, we will embrace silence to find balance in ourselves using the Buddhist tradition of mindfulness practice. All are welcome--no experience required, only a willingness to be here. Novices can learn the basics and experienced meditators can deepen their practice with a community of friends. No charge but donations are welcome. Questions: This event is being held on the same day as the North Coast Down Syndrome Network Buddy Walk, and half of all donations will be donated to their work serving children with special needs. MUSICIANS JAM – 2-4 p.m, Tillamook Library, Copeland Room, 3rd and Stillwell. All skill levels welcome. Free. Call Sara, 503-842-4792.


Bay House, 35385 Tohl Rd. Free lunch included. Call Patty Fox, 503-368-5171. WELLSPRING ADULT RESPITE CARE – 10 a.m-4 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays, Beaver Community Church. 503-815-2272.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28 STRONG WOMEN PROGRAM – The OSU Extension Service in Tillamook will offer the “Strong Women Program,” a strength training program for middle-aged and older women, Oct. 5 through Jan. 4. Register by Sept. 28. The program runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with 45 minute sessions at 8 a.m. and repeated at noon. The 1:30 p.m. class is held on Mondays and Fridays. Classes are held at the OSU Extension Service, 2204 Fourth Street in Tillamook. Cost: $30. Learn more at or by calling 503-842-3433. THEATRE: ‘LOST PIONEER’ – 78:30 p.m., Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Avenue in Manzanita. Based on research by Neahkahnie resident, Mark Beach, PhD, of three Tillamook County pioneer women. The play stars Megan Liz Cole in the lead role. Advance tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for seniors and students under 18 when accompanied by an adult. Purchase tickets calling Tom Mock, 503-368-6643 or Lyla Hendrickson, 503368-5059 or on Saturdays from noon - 4 p.m. at the Pine Grove.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29 TILLAMOOK FARMERS MARKET - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Laurel and 2nd St., every Saturday until Sept. 29. Over 50 produce, food, craft, art and other vendors. Visit BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2nd Street Public Market, downtown Tillamook. Come to listen or play. Open to all ages.


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 on Oct. 12 and run through Oct. 28. For information visit or contact

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

PROMOTE YOUR EVENT You’re invited to add your group’s listings to our online event calendar at calendar. Listings posted online also will be added to the Community Calendar that appears in our print edition. You also can mail event listings to the Headlight Herald office at 1908 Second St., Tillamook, OR 97141, or call 503-842-7535. Information must be received by noon Thursday the week prior to publication, please.

WEEKLY SENIOR ACTIVITIES – Laughing yoga, 4 p.m. Mon., Pinochole, 2 p.m. Tues., Bunco, 1 p.m. Wed., Dominoes, 7 p.m. Thurs., Poker, 1:30 p.m. Sat. Everyone welcome. 503-842-0918. STORYTIME – Tues. 10 a.m. (24-36 months); Wed. 10 a.m. (3-5 years); Thurs. 10 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. (6-12 years); Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m. (birth-24 months); Saturdays, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. Main Library.

2-3 p.m. every Thurs. for beginners at Tillamook Senior Center, 1-2 p.m. Fri. intermediate, Rockaway Beach Comm. Center. Gwen Kiel, 503-322-3274. CLOGGING CLASSES – 10:30 a.m. Tues., Rockaway Beach Community Center. 6:30 p.m. Teacher Gwen Kiel, 503-322-3274. FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC – 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Tillamook County General Hospital cafeteria.

YOGA FOR SENIORS – 3-3:45 p.m. Mon. and Thurs., Kiawanda Community Center, Pacific City. Call Patricia, 361-790-4870.

ODDBALLS ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – 2 p.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays, Bay City Odd Fellows Lodge, 1706 Fourth St.

START MAKING A READER TODAY – Volunteers needed to read to Nestucca Valley Elementary students. 12:45-2:15 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. Call Diane, 503-965-0062.

TILLAMOOK 4-H HONORABLE LORDS AND LADIES CHESS CLUB – 2:45-5 p.m. Fridays, OSU Extension Office, 2204 Fourth St., Tillamook. For grades 2-12. Call 503-842-3433.

TILLAMOOK SENIOR CENTER – Meals at noon Mon-Fri; pinochle at 10 a.m. Fri.; free bingo 10 a.m.-noon third Thurs.; cards 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues.; Senior Club meeting and potluck at 11:30 a.m. second Fri.; pool and drop-in center 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Fri. 316 Stillwell Ave. Call 503-842-8988.

EAGLES LODGE PINOCHLE NIGHT – 7 p.m. Thursdays, Tillamook lodge.

SENIORS NONDENOMINATIONAL WORSHIP – 6 p.m. Tues. Five Rivers Retirement & Assisted Living Community, 3500 12th Street, Tillamook. 503-842-0918. OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS – 5:306:30 p.m. Mondays, Tillamook County General Hospital, Room D (third floor). 503-842-8073. CIVIL AIR PATROL – 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, ATV center, 5995 Long Prairie Road. Volunteer, nonprofit auxiliary of U.S. Air Force. Call OR-114 NW Coastal Flight Capt. Wendy Flett, 503- 815-8095; or unit commander Capt. Michael Walsh, 503-812-5965.

BRIDGE, PINOCHLE AND CRIBBAGE – 1-3 p.m. Wed., North County Rec. District, Nehalem. 503-355-3381. FAMILY HOOPS NIGHT – 6:30-8 p.m. Tues., Garibaldi Grade School gym. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 503-355-2291. ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH – Concert 6 p.m. Fridays, Garibaldi City Hall. ROCKAWAY BEACH-GARIBALDI MEALS FOR SENIORS –11:45 a.m. Mon., Wed. and Fri., St. Mary’s by the Sea. Call Bob Dempster, 503-355-3244. MEDITATION, PRAYER – Silent meditation, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mon. and 8:45 a.m. Tues.; Lectio Divina, 10-11 a.m. Tues., St. Catherine’s Center for Contemplative Arts, Manzanita. Call Lola Sacks, 503-368-6227.

ROCKAWAY LIBRARY – Pre-school storytime for ages 3-5, 3 p.m. Tuesdays 503-3552665.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS WOMEN’S MEETING – 10 a.m. Sundays, Serenity Club, 5012 Third St.

COMMUNITY CHORUS – 7-9 p.m. Thurs., Tillamook. New members welcome. 503-842-4748.

TODDLER ART – 10-11 a.m., Wed., Bay City Arts Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 503-377-9620.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY – 6 p.m. Tues., Tillamook Church of the Nazarene. Child care provided.

VETERANS’ EMPLOYMENT HELP – 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues., WorkSource Oregon, 2105 Fifth St., Tillamook. 800-643-5709, ext. 227.

KIAWANDA COMMUNITY CENTER – Yoga Mon. and Thurs., stitchers group Tues., bingo Wed., card playing Fri. 503-965-7900. MANZANITA PACE SETTERS WALK/JOG/RUN GROUP – 7:30 a.m. Sat., parking lot behind Spa Manzanita. ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH TILLAMOOK – Noon Wed., North County Recreation District, Nehalem. 503-812-4576.

SENIOR SERVICES – Provided by Northwest Senior & Disability Services at Sheridan Square Apts. Dates, times vary. 503-842-2770. GARIBALDI LIBRARY STORYTIME – 3 p.m. Thursdays. 503-322-2100. TILLAMOOK LIBRARY LIVE MUSIC – 3-5 p.m. Saturdays.

ROTARY CLUB OF TILLAMOOK Noon Tuesdays, Rendezvous Restaurant 214 Pacific, Tillamook.

GAZELLES COMMUNITY RUNNING CLUB – 9 a.m., Saturdays, Garibaldi Grade School. Walkers welcome. 3-mile course. Map at; search Garibaldi.

TILLAMOOK DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB – 6:30 p.m. Tues., 10:30 a.m. Fri., Tillamook Elks Club, 1907 Third St. $2.50 per session. Call Barbara, 503-842-7003.

CHRISTIAN MEN’S GROUP – Noon Tues., 8 a.m. Thurs., Cow Belle Restaurant, Rockaway Beach. 503-355-0567.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY – 9-11 a.m. Thursdays, Bay City Odd Fellows Hall, 9330 Fourth St. Call Pat, 503-355-6398.

PINOCHLE AND BUNCO – 2 p.m. Tues Pinochle/ 1:30 p.m. Weds Bunco at Five Rivers, 3500 12th St. 842-0918. Free.

AL-ANON – 7-8 p.m. Mondays, North Coast Recreation District, Nehalem. 503-3685093.

BAKED POTATO LUNCH – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Presbyterian Fellowship Hall Brooten Rd., PC. 503-201-7462.

TILLAMOOK SWISS SOCIETY – Breakfast served every 3rd Sunday, Brookfield Ave.

WOMENS CLOSED AA BOOK STUDY – 6 p.m. Tues., I.O.O.F Hall Bay City 4th and Hays Oyster Bay City. Info: Lee H. lovleemom 503.377-9698. Free

LINE DANCING CLASSES – 7-8:15 p.m. first and second Wed., Tillamook Elks Lodge,


ART IN THE REFUGE - 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Artists of all skill levels and media welcomed to come on out and work in the wild. A support shelter will be set up with water and miscellaneous support supplies for artists. Plant and wildlife ID books, art folios and both media and technique-oriented publications will also be on hand. Access to running water and a sink for media cleanup will be available. Artists may choose to join impromptu group reviews throughout the day. Bring your own art supplies and plan to be portable. All art will take place on trails and road edges. Info: Lee Sliman, 503-8126392. THEATRE: ‘LOST PIONEER’ – 3 p.m., Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Avenue in Manzanita. Based on research by Neahkahnie resident, Mark Beach, PhD, of three Tillamook County pioneer women. The play stars Megan Liz Cole. Advance tickets are $10, $8 for seniors and students under 18 when accompanied by an adult. Purchase tickets by calling Tom Mock, 503-368-6643 or Lyla Hendrickson, 503-368-5059 or on Saturdays from noon - 4 p.m. at the Pine Grove. THE HEALING MAGIC OF THE GODDESS: "RAINBOW LIGHT" September 30, 1-3 p.m. at Wanderland Rainforest Sanctuary. This class begins with story and symbolism surrounding the rainbow and rainbow light. There will be an attunement to the goddess, Tara, whose nametranslates as Star or "She Who Leads Across." Through mantra, prayer, visualization, and sensory experience, we will practice a simple meditation that attracts the healing energy and balance of Rainbow Light. Tuition: $20. Taught by Gwendolyn Endicott, MA : or 503-368-6389

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 FALL SCENIC RAILROAD TOURS - Noon and 3 p.m., Oct. 6-7. Excursion following the Nehalem River in a vintage diesel locomotive dressed for fall. Departs from Wheeler and travels to Batterson. Trip is 1 hour, 45 minutes. Tickets: $16 adults, $15 seniors, and $9 children up to age 10. Call 503-842-7972 or

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

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estucca Jr./Sr. High School has a new reader-board at the intersection of U.S. Highway 101 and Bridge Streets in Cloverdale. It replaces a predecessor that was lost to storm damage last winter. The new sign is digitally programmable from the ground, so personnel will no longer need to risk life and limb to change announcements. In fact, I hear that the announcement can be changed remotely from the high school some distance south of the new reader board. The replacement was reportedly funded through an insurance claim, the Bobcats’ Booster Club, and some construction excise tax funds. Thanks to Ielean Rouse for word that Pacific City’s CPAC will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17 in the great room at Kiwanda Community Center, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Drive, in Pacific City. You may call her with questions or input, 503965-3600. Kay Saddler has been a busy lady over her summer vacation. Since being appointed the Ladies Auxiliary Department Cancer Aid & Research Chair she attended the June Department Convention in

North Bend; in July it was the National Convention in Reno, and then every weekend in August she was at a different location for the Schools of Instruction. Kay presented this year’s cancer program at Molalla, Redmond, Canyonville, Hermiston and Enterprise. Joining her was her husband Tom, who is a member of the VFW Men’s Auxiliary No. 4108. I appreciate her letting us know that Nestucca Valley Ladies Auxiliary has new leadership this year. Trudy Reusser was elected President, Karyn Bennett is the Secretary, and Kay Saddler is Treasurer. Meetings are still the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. The next meeting is next Wednesday, Sept. 19. For more information about events of the Ladies Auxiliary, email or Community Action Resource Enterprises (CARE), a helping agency serving Tillamook County residents, has rental assistance available to veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Please spread the word. If you may qualify, call to make a screening appointment with Theresa, 503-842-5261. Readers should note that Cloverdale Pharmacy’s drug department will be closed all day this Saturday, Sept. 22. The store and liquor store will be open for business as usual. Their Saturday hours are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. That same morning, a high risk drinking coalition, focusing on prevention of alcohol abuse

in local 18-25 year olds, will meet from 9-11 a.m. in the library at Nestucca Valley Jr./Sr. High School, 34660 Parkway Drive in Cloverdale. All are welcome. As you may know, all proceeds from the Wild Flower Thrift Boutique (114 Main Street in Tillamook) benefit people in Tillamook County who are dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. Wednesday is Senior Discount Day, anyone 55 or older who spends over $10 gets a 20-percent discount. Did you know that the Wild Flower has an appliance renovation and resale program? They’ll pick up your used appliance/s (within County limits), working or not, for donation. Their certified repair technician refurbishes them, and the appliances are resold. It’s a win-win, and a great way to clear out something you no longer need, while helping others and getting a tax deduction. They also accept used furniture and donated vehicles, running or not, as long as a clear title is provided. So before you spend time, gas and money on a dump run, call the Wild Flower, 503-842-2996. Happy birthday this week to: Dale Baumgartner, Josh Boyce, Morgan Braun, Eric Carver, Nolan Dimmitt, Tom Donohue, Sid Fisher, Lynda Fletcher, Brandy Gearhart, Kim Green, Kristen Hagerty, Erik Hanson, Linda Hurliman, Lars Kellow, Ray Maack, David Park, Brian Slavens, Addison Spinar, Ray Streeter, Michelle Wallace and Bob Wilkinson.

Do you remember the infamous Columbus Day Storm? This year marks the 50th anniversary of the infamous Columbus Day Storm and the Headlight Herald would like to do a story about the storm in the words of local folks who remember it. If you lived through the Columbus Day Storm, we’d like to talk with you. Please contact Mary Faith Bell at, or 503842-7535.

BAY CITY KAREN RUST 503-377-9669


t is so good to be back where I belong in Beautiful Bay City with all my friends! I was surprised nobody stepped up to write the Fencepost, so here I am again. I sure hope nobody minds reading my ramblings and newsworthy information again. I have had such a busy time here so far. I moved into a darling rental house with the Baertleins, Jane Erskine, and the Wustenbergs as my neighbors. I also met Brandon, a Coasty whose family lives just south of me in the new housing development. It is so great meeting new people in a different neighborhood here in town than where I was living before. Ranger is settling in nicely and thinks he is King of the Castle. Where I was living in


ami the Barber’s “Radiation Vacation” started early — this past Thursday. Her first “procedure” was Friday, in Portland. We’ll have updates. After last weekend’s rain, I heard from a bunch of people asking if that meant the burn ban was over. The answer is no, according to Fire Chief Jay Marugg. There has to be significant rain, he said. We haven’t had that yet. Fire danger is still “moderate,” according to State Forestry, and the burn ban remains in effect. No open burning. No burning in burn barrels. That could change by the end of the month, but it’s unlikely to change before then. I know the brush is piling up, folks, but be careful.

In Tillamook County

Featured Restaurant D ORYLAND P IZZA


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

Doryland Pizza is the place to go for great food and a fun family atmosphere. Established from the remodeled Pacific City Boat Works building, built in the early 1960’s, Doryland retained the nautical atmosphere with its solid wood planked floors, brass accents and original charm of the dory building facility. To make your visit more enjoyable, a big screen high definition plasma TV and satellite radio have been added to enhance the dining room. With four televisions, you can watch sporting events or any of your other favorite shows while you enjoy our staff’s good cooking and service. Planning a party or family gathering? Doryland is just the place. We offer not only great pizza, but also a full salad bar, warm and delicious sandwiches, spaghetti beer and wine, free popcorn, and video games. Whether it’s a sporting team event or birthday party, we can easily accommodate groups up to 100 people at a time. Also available to groups is the Swim and Pizza party. This is a great idea for a kid’s birthday celebration. For only $5 per person, guests can swim, hot tub, and use the exercise facilities at Cape Kiwanda RV Resort before they eat. This is a great way to burn off some energy and create a big appetite for hot pizza and lots of video games afterward. The restaurant is located at the beach in Pacific City, directly across the street from the dory landing area at Cape Kiwanda. As part of Cape Kiwanda RV Resort and Marketplace, the location is excellent to enjoy all the beach activities such as climbing the big dune, beach combing, sand boarding, surfing, and dory fishing. Also right next door is a variety of shopping at the Marketplace for gifts, apparel, groceries, and many other items. Whether you are a “local” or live out of town, a visit to Doryland Pizza is worth the trip. We invite you to the restaurant to meet our crew, and enjoy the great food and atmosphere.

SUGAR BROSIUS 503-653-1449


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 Winner the Taste of Tillamook County 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


offers outstanding customer service and amazing food, located in Hebo, on the corner of the scenic 101 Pacific Coast Highway and Highway 22 (Next door to the old Hebo Grade School). Stop in for a breakfast burrito smothered in made from scratch pork green chili. Try some hot cakes, made fresh every order. Oh and the Biscuits and Country Sausage Gravy, well simple words could not describe how my taste buds went back to great grandma’s table. So next trip to the Oregon Coast if you find yourself in Hebo, stop by and say hello and stay for breakfast or lunch, you’ ll be glad you did.

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.

hief Ed Wortman of the Rockaway Beach Police Department wants to remind you that school has started and he is asking that you to pay extra attention to crosswalks and school zones. Drive carefully and slow down. Always give the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks and stop for school buses when the red lights are flashing. Children, bundled up for the weather or just not paying attention, may dart from between cars or not see traffic coming. The Labor Day Weekend events were an all around success! First, thanks to Kathy Kammerer and all her fantastic volunteers and workers, the Old Fashioned Carnival in the Park was tremendously fun and entertaining. It was a perfect tribute to the founder of the event, Phyllis Baker. It brought in just over $5,800. In a tough economy, that

Eugene, my daughter had two cats and a Dalmatian mix dog and Ranger was not happy about sharing everything. I started back to Curves in Tillamook this last week only to hear that they will be closing Oct. 2. This was not something I wanted to hear as I recently sprained my ankle and can’t do much walking yet. The machines were so great for my one good leg and upper body. There aren’t many of you that don’t know Frank and Ann Harper here in town, and prayers of healing go out to Frank who is undergoing chemotherapy at OHSU for Mantle Cell Lymphoma. He has 6 months of treatment ahead of him. We wish only the best for both of you. News from Robert Pollock from the City Council is that the “Watts Family Park” dedication will be at 11 a.m. Oct 6. Everyone is invited to attend. Also Repaving of Hwy 101 begins in 2014. Did you also hear that Robert Pollock won a Red Ribbon for his Apple Pie at the Tillamook County Fair? I even got to taste some of his award winning pie, and it was scrumptious! Guitar lessons have started at the Bay City Church Thursday nights at 7 p.m. I went tonight and learned a few chords myself.

I have wanted to learn to play my entire life and put it on my bucket list and wahlah…mark that one off. The lessons are instructed by Dr. Ben Douglas and there are not only beginners but some very good guitar players in attendance. Last meeting we had myself, Danielle Hurd, Joyce Caspell, Gordon McCraw, Bob Weeks, Mr. Bill (Bill Browne), Jeffrey, Jerry Manderville and of course Ben, too. It was so much fun. Anyone is invited to come and learn or just play along with us! Speaking of Gordon McCraw, they just signed the papers on their house on 9th Street so Bay City will see a new family around town. They currently live in Tillamook until they move in next week. Welcome Gordon, Heidi and Whitney! Let’s not forget to welcome another new family in the neighborhood. Rupel, from the Center Market, and her husband and daughter are living in the adorable house across the street from the store now. They moved here from Tillamook. Do I detect a moving from Tillamook to Bay City trend here? Hmmm... Now you know what I know. Have a great week and see you around town.

The City of Garibaldi is looking for one more person to serve on the Urban Renewal Board. Interested? Send a letter to John or Mary at City Hall. You need to be a registered voter who has lived in town for a year. The City Council makes the appointment, and they could do so at their meeting Monday, Sept. 21. The Garibaldi Museum has acquired some photos of the Columbia River by photographer Rick Winters of Astoria. They’re several sizes, and matted, and tie in well with the museum’s exhibits of Captain Gray’s discoveries. Rick said he got started in the photography business after he shot and framed some 60 photos for a new suite of offices his wife Nancy had to move into after a fire. “I started getting a lot of positive comments on my pictures with suggestions that I should be selling them,” he said. “That’s why I started Rick Winters Photography.” Most of his photos are of local spots on the Coast. The Garibaldi Museum is open Thursdays through Mondays, 10-4, until November. The Wave Steppers Dance Club, based here in Garibaldi, has another round of dance les-

sons scheduled at the Tillamook Elks Lodge Wednesday, Sept. 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free to firsttimers, and you don’t have to be an Elk to get in. The lessons are taught by instructor Jim Hattrick, who hails from Vancouver, Wash. He teaches a variety of western style dances including line dancing. New people are welcome anytime. Questions? Contact Bob Allen (503-3223819) or Bob Kratz (503-8424321) or me (I’m secretary of the club). There will be one more “Hattrick session” this fall, the fourth Wednesday in October (Oct. 24). Rehearsals have been underway for some time for the latest TAPA play, “A Fine Monster You Are!” Performances start Oct. 12 and will run until Oct. 29 — almost to Hallowe’en. Sandra Koops from Garibaldi is in this one (along with my boss at the paper, editor Samantha Swindler). TAPA’s Chris Chiola said the rehearsals have been taking place along with a “monumental” remodel of the seating area. TAPA’s theater is called “The Barn” because it used to be The Barn Tavern, years ago, but the new seating will reportedly make it obvious the place is now indeed a theater.

is a very successful event. The community spirit was awesome! Second, our community definitely loves baked goods. The wonderful and yummy Lions/Lioness Bake Sale proved that and the gals want to thank you. Then third, Rockaway’s second annual Race of Champions fundraiser for Tillamook Special Olympics was phenomenal! There were 46 racers this year, whereas last year there were only 25. They made almost $2,300 on the race itself but took in about $7,000 in sponsorships and inkind donations! This will all remain in Tillamook County. They would like to thank all the volunteers, participants, donors and sponsors. The Tsunami Evacuation Drill is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. All residents in Rockaway, Nedonna and Nehalem are asked to walk to the nearest Tsunami Evacuation Assembly Area and check in with personnel there. Call the City Hall to find your nearest area (503-355-2291). This event will overlap the SOLVE Fall Beach Cleanup. Perfect timing. We never know if and when the event may happen. Dixie Sexton called to tell me that SOLVE begins at 9 a.m. The volunteers are asked to come to the Lions Club. They will also serve lunch. The morning of Sept.

22nd will be important and busy. Speaking of the Lions, the Bake Sale basket raffle was won by Mary Ellen Knipe. Other Lions news announces Jan Markle, Jim Hatzenbihler and Imie Camelli won the Lions Club Bingo Raffles. Phyllis Baker’s memorial will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at Rockaway Beach City Hall. Friends of Phyllis, come share fond memories and reminisce with her “Rockaway Beach Family.” There are lots of unsung heroes in our town, such as the fellow who donates most of cakes and pies for the carnival. But my husband and I recently found another unsung hero who quietly helps our little community. R Sanitary donates all the garbage service to every festival or community event in Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, and Bay City. We should thank and appreciate their magnificent service to our little town. Thank you and “Sugar Coated” hugs to your company! All are invited to the dedication of a bench donated by the family of Joanne Rogers at the library. Meet the family for refreshments and cookies at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. “Be willing to shine your light on the path for another.” That’s Rockaway Beach “Sugar Coated!”

www. pelicanbrewery. com (503) 965-7007


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

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

Make Parenting A Pleasure Thursday nights Make Parenting a 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pleasure parent education workshop Starting will focus on: • How a parent can take care September 27th of their self to • Practical stress management December 6th, 2012 • Communication with your child • Positive approaches to disciple

For More Information or To Register Please Call or Email JoDee Sullivan at (503) 842-8201 ext. 271,

• Developmental stages and what they mean for parenting.

A light supper will be provided at 5 p.m. along with free onsite childcare.

We will meet at Nestucca Valley Elementary 36925 Hwy. 101 S., Cloverdale, OR 97112


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eptember is such a wonderful time of the year. Cool, sunny changing leaves and the chilly mornings letting us know fall is coming. It’s a great time to curl up with a good book from the local library or go fly a kite on the beach, while we have these breezy sunshine days. A reminder that the Nehalem Elementary School picture day is on Sept. 21. Friday night swims start again on Oct. 5 at the NCRD. The Youth Enrichment wants to invite you to the monthly Parent Advisory meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 in the NCRD kitchen. Bring the family and your favorite ice cream topping to share! They are having an ice cream social before the meeting begins to celebrate the beginning of a new school year. Ice cream is provided and so are activities for the children during the meeting. Congratulations to Ty Mautner, the new head coach for the youth sports at NCRD. Remember, Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:30 a.m., North Tillamook County will participate in a tsunami evacuation drill sponsored by the Nehalem Bay Fire and Rescue District, including Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach and the Emergency Volunteer Corp of Nehalem Bay. This is being done to help residents be prepared if a major local earthquake strikes and causes a tsunami. Be sure to locate the nearest assembly site so you know where to go. Take a look at City Hall and the Fire Station to locate a map, including the inundation zones and assembly sites. After the evacuation, check out the Handy Creek Bakery at 495 Hwy. 101 in

Wheeler to get a fresh pastry, then walk on over to the waterfront park to admire the fall colors. If you’re in Nehalem with a little one, check out the city park on 12705 Hugo Street and have some fun on the swings and slide. It’s a life saver having a restroom close by when little ones can’t wait to go. Also, the walk around the park area is nice with the trees and view of Onion Peak. Don’t have the kids with you? Go on over to Manzanita and check out the fiber arts group Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. It’s free – come and knit, crochet, quilt, spin, embroider, sew or weave — there’s no limit to fiber arts It’s over at T-SPOT Yarn, Tea and Chocolate Shop at 144 Laneda Ave., Manzanita (behind Four Paws). You can contact Olga Tonjes at the TSPOT--503-368-SPOT . If you have a free first Wednesday of the month. come on over and check out The White Clover Grange for a potluck (open to everyone) 67:30 p.m. Bring a dish if you can and enjoy some good conversation. Become a member – Grange business meetings start promptly at 7:30. Check it out; remember – first Wednesday of the month over at 36585 Highway 53. The Manzanita Farmers Market is still going strong, but if I heard right, this is the last Friday until next year. If you haven’t yet been there go! Sept. 21 from 5:30-8 p.m. If you are looking to get involved in something and have the time, check into the ManzaWhee-lem Kiwanis. They meet every second and fourth Wednesday noon to 1 p.m. at the Pine Grove Community Club in Manzanita. Call Jane Beach for more information, 503-368-5141. Enjoy the fall, the leaves, the cool breeze, the sunshine, all that it has in store before the wonders of winter arrive. Happy Birthday to Michelle Noble Gieger! See you soon! Any information out there, let me know:

NETARTS - OCEANSIDE LORI CARPENTER 503-842-7839 “It is the summer’s great last heat, It is the fall’s first chill: they meet.” – Sarah Morgan Bryant Piatt


he Autumnal Fall Equinox begins at 10:49 a.m. Sept. 22. Temperatures begin to drop, days get shorter and nights get longer… Fall has arrived. The full “Harvest Moon” will light up the heavens. We were finally able to plant our garden in late July. Under the moon, it is growing beyond belief. The winter vegetables are simply going crazy. The Hubbard squash has 1” thick vines

that are at least 19 feet long, full of flowers and fruit, with massive leaves 24” in diameter. Great thanks go to the individuals and merchants for their help and support of the Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast: Bob Hellman and Phyliss, Maxine Ryland-McDonald, Elki Powers, Danielle Howery, Cynthia Miller, Dick and Gail Dorris, Jeff and Lana Zybura, and Polly Shaw. The great merchants that need to be mentioned are: Netarts Grocery, BOS – Bell’s Office Supply, J & K Distributing, Safeway, Fred Meyer, Tillamook County Creamery Assn., and Tillamook Meats who hand-made the awesome sausage! Netarts Fire and Rescue officially promoted Justin Winslow and Josh Vance to the rank of Lieutenants, and Jim Dickerson to the rank of Division Chief of Training. They have risen as part of a superb leadership team! Remodeling is in full force at the Oceanside Fire Station, where they are building living quarters to house a firefighter. Learning from the “Great

Divide,” the Hwy. 131 road closure of last summer, Oceanside’s need for protection was recognized. The 2012 Chris Thompson Memorial oyster eating contest and festivities begin at noon Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Schooner. There will be music by the Clamdiggers, a silent auction and raffle gifts. The oyster “shuck and swallow” contest, with teams of two (one shucking, one swallowing), will compete in time trials beginning at 5 p.m. The top five fastest teams will move on to the final event at 6 p.m. Winners of 2012 “shuck and swallow” oyster contest will win $1,000! They will be judged by the number of oysters they can eat in 10 minutes. Last year’s winner was Chris Thompson, who swallowed 65 oysters in 10 minutes! To register you can go online to the website, stop by or call the restaurant at 503-815-9900. Teams are still needed. The Chris Thompson “Hot, Hot, HOT wing eating contest” will be held at 10 p.m. Can your

SOLVE Cleanup set for Sept. 22 It doesn’t take a natural disaster to wash debris into the ocean. The fall rains in Oregon can potentially send thousands of pounds of litter and debris from alongside rivers and beaches out to sea. On Saturday, Sept. 22, thousands of Oregonians will make sure that doesn’t happen by taking part in SOLVE’s Beach and Riverside Cleanup. “The Beach and Riverside Cleanup shows Oregonians at their best,” said Tom Koecher, SOLVE Board President. “By preventing trash from reaching the ocean, volunteers from across the state help make sure we have clean water, while keeping our beaches and rivers healthy, and protecting wildlife.” “Volunteers have fun and show their

love for Oregon at the same time,” Tom said. “That’s not bad for a day at the beach, or river.” Presented by the Oregon Lottery, the SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup includes over 100 cleanup and watershed restoration projects throughout the state. Last year, more than 4,650 volunteers removed trash and improved watersheds at sites throughout the state. “Picking up trash before the fall rains wash it out to sea and onto our beaches supports the health of our local waterways, wildlife, people and tourist economies,” said Briana Goodwin, Program Coordinator. Volunteers typically clean up cigarette filters, Styrofoam, plastic caps, lids, bot-


Would your non-profit like to serve travelers? PHOTO COURTESY OF ANN PARISH HARPER


The Neah-Kah-Nie Class of 1967 had a 45-year class reunion Saturday, Sept. 15 at Bay City Park. Shown are the classmates who attended, along with a few spouses and family members.

If you’ve driven by the Tillamook Rest Area recently, you’ve likely noticed that Oregon Travel Experience (OTE) has built a handicapped accessible office at the rest area. According to Commissioner Mark Labhart, that building will be available to local nonprofit organizations that want to set up a coffee service to travelers. You’ve seen them at other rest areas; coffee/beverages and cookies are offered for a donation to perk up weary drivers. Labhart said that the donation dollars can add up to significant proceeds for local non-profits. If your non-profit would be interested in such a fundraising/service project, or if you have other ideas for the rest area, plan to attend a meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Tillamook Library. “The stage is set to make the Tillamook Rest Area an effective community resource,’ writes OTE. “As with our other rest areas, we ask the commu-

The Tillamook Rest Area.

nity to set the vision and the plan. That community vision will lead the future improvement efforts at the rest area.” Oregon Travel Experience took over responsibility for the Tillamook rest area south of town earlier this year, after ODOT announced that they could no longer operate it due to budget restrictions. In addition to building an office, OTE has cleared brush and generally cleaned the rest area. There is a full-time staff person on the job, and they report that incidences of vandalism are drastically reduced. Vandalism was a serious problem at the rest area a year ago.

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(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.

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Homeschoolers invited to Friday art sessions ARCH CAPE – On Friday afternoons from 1-3 p.m., Fire Mountain School will have an Intuitive Arts Program where a variety of art teachers with diverse backgrounds and approaches will be offering their skills to the classroom and encouraging creative selfexpression. The program is divided into three terms. In the fall season, the focus is Visual and Healing Arts, ending with an art and gift show. The winter season’s focus will be Dramatic Arts, ending with a play performance. The spring season will feature Music and Creative Writing culminating with a concert/CD. Homeschoolers are invited to participate in the Intuitive Arts Program, which began Sept. 14. There is room for four more children ages 7-9. Cost is $20 per session. Contact the school at 503-436-2610 or to register your child or for more information.


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



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.



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



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!





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.


Corner of 10th and A Streets, Nehalem (503) 368-5612 Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.



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.



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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.


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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.




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tles, and bags. “While these may seem like small, harmless items,” Briana said, “cumulatively they can pose a large threat to a variety of wildlife.” Most products made out of plastic do not biodegrade but instead break down into tiny pieces that can be harmful to fish, birds, and marine mammals. “Often times, these small pieces of plastic are mistaken for food,” Briana added. This year’s cleanup runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22. Volunteers can sign up for specific areas or projects at Those who can’t volunteer can still make a difference by making a donation to SOLVE to support the cleanup.

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mouth take it? Jessie and Sarah Schneider were married in Oahu, Hawaii on Aug. 25. They held a Reception Luau, complete with a Hawaiian style roasted pig, overlooking Netarts Bay. Saturday, Sept. 29 is the last day of the Tillamook Farmer’s Market. Don’t miss it! Nancy Astleford was recently hospitalized. Send her words of cheer and encouragement by sending cards to Nancy Astleford, General Delivery, Oceanside, Oregon 97134. The full moon seemed to have affected a few unstable people. A transient spent the weekend in the Oceanside Post Office lobby. “Princess Victoria” made an appearance, telling Brewin’ in the Wind they needed to vacate immediately. To paraphrase, she owned all of the property in Oceanside. She stopped and told the firefighters that had been working on it for centuries… and she ordered food at Oceanside Deli and just left without paying! She finally got on the bus and headed to another Never-Never Land…



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.



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.



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!



(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.






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.





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.



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.



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



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: I


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.





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.


2411 5th St., (503) 842-6647. Father Joseph Hoang. Saturday: Confession 4:30 - 5 p.m.; Mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday: Mass 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Hispanic Mass noon. Daily Mass 8 a.m. (except Tues. - 6 p.m. for Daily mass).

“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: Handicapped accessible.




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

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


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. I


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!

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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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Clinic Operation Manager Rural health clinic is seeking a Clinic Operation Manager to oversee day to day operations of Clinic. Must have supervision experience, minimum five years health care experience, including electronic medical records and strong team member background.  Apply in person or send cover letter and resume to:



Country Media has openings for talented individuals in our centralized newspaper production facility in downtown Tillamook, a dozen miles from Oregon’s beautiful north coast. We’re a well-established, growing small-town media company with seven newspapers and related websites in northwestern Oregon plus eight newspapers in the Dakotas and Montana. We’re continuing to expand our staff. Please contact us if you are an ... • ADVERTISING PRODUCTION ARTIST/PAGINATOR capable of working with our sales reps to design and build print ads using Photoshop, InDesign and/or Quark software, as well as paginate news pages for our weekly publications. We offer part- and full-time employment, with a solid benefits package that includes health-care coverage and paid vacations, sick days and holidays. Just as importantly, we value and support creative individuals who want to learn, grow and excel in their jobs. And we have plenty of opportunities for career advancement. If you’re interested, email your resumé to Production Manager at We’ll respond to every communication. Please consider joining our team of professionals!

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Lost & Found Found bow Foss Rd. 503-812-2331. LOST 9/10/2012: diamond ring set given to me by deceased mother. Location: Denny’s parking lot. Desperate to find. Reward offered. 503838-7593. Lost coin purse black crome clasp w/cards inside. If found please call Edwina at 503-8012960

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Positions Available: Processing, Warehouse & Washroom Shifts: Day & Swing Full-time, some weekend work. Apply in person @ Werner Gourmet Meat Snacks 2807 3rd Street, Tillamook 7:00 am – 4:00 pm


DRIVERS: Full or Parttime, $0.01 increase per mile after 6 months. Choose your hometime: Weekly, 7/ON-7/OFF, 14/ON-7OFF. Requires 3 months recent experience. 800-4149569 DRIVERS: Full or Parttime, $0.01 increase per mile after 6 months. Choose your hometime: Weekly, 7/ON-7/OFF, 14/ON-7OFF. Requires 3 months recent experience. 800-4149569 Experienced bartender needed. apply in person. 1907 3rd st.

POSITIONS: - NKN HS Woods/Construction Trades Teacher (Half-time Position) - NKN MS 21st Century Grant – Odyssey of the Mind Coach - GGS 21st Century Grant – Odyssey of the Mind Coach Substitutes Needed - Licensed Substitutes - Classified Substitutes - Custodial Substitutes


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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS Neah-Kah-Nie School District

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Advertisiers seeking to adopt a child must submit a letter from their attorney or through Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association. ONAC will keep a letter from their attorney on file at the ONAC office. Ad may not specify the child s age or the race or religion of the couple.


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CONTACT: For information contact: Kathie Sellars, Administrative Assistant Neah-Kah-Nie School District P.O. Box 28/504 N. Third Avenue Rockaway Beach, OR 97136 Phone (503) 355-2222 Vacancy announcement and associated job descriptions as well as our application can be printed off our web site at click on the Employment tab. - NES = Nehalem Elementary School - GGS = Garibaldi Grade School - NKN MS = Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School - NKN HS = Neah-Kah-Nie High School Neah-Kah-Nie School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer H34249




POLICE OFFICER CITY OF MANZANITA Manzanita Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Starting salary: $3,480$3,837 per month (depending on qualifications) and excellent benefits package. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Oregon Driver license, and have a high school Diploma. Experience or college degree in law enforcement is desirable. DPSST certification desirable, but not required. For more information contact Manzanita Department of Public Safety at 503-3687229. For applications, contact Manzanita City Hall at 503-368-5343. Submit completed Public Safety application form to: Manzanita DPS, Attn: Police Officer Application, PO Box 129, Manzanita, OR 97130. Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. H34245



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Work Wanted CNA II Available for part-time care giving, light housework, meal prep, and errands call Marie 503-812-2901.

SHIPPING COORDINATOR The Blue Heron French Cheese Co. is seeking an energetic and organized taskmaster to lead their shipping department. Position is parttime from Jan. to Oct. and full-time in Nov. and Dec. View job details at Send resume to



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The Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center is accepting applications for a full timeVolunteer Coordinator. Responsibilities include volunteer recruitment, screening, scheduling, training coordination and volunteer management for the various departments of the TCWRC. This position is grant funded for two years. Salary DOE and includes health care benefits. For more information or to request an application please contact TCWRC at 503-842-9486 or pick up the application at 1902 Second Street. Closing Date September 30, 2012







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09 VW Jetta turbo. 13,000 miles. 6 spd clutch detailed excellent cond. 19,000 503-3686724 Susan


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PICKUP CANOPIES We sell aluminum, fiberglass, commercial

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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


Domestic Autos 2000 Lincoln Town Car Executive Sedan 4D. Good Condition in Bay City. Asking $2800 509-314-1815.


Tires & Wheels

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


• Collision Repair & Refinishing since 1975 • Rental Vehicles The Ellerbroeks (503) 842-7802 3509 3rd St., Tillamook


09/21 8am. 7200 Kilchis River rd. Scrapbooking. Aug 21-22 9-3 1203 1st st Power tools, chest freezer, furniture, misc. Cash only! No junk! Sept 21-23 9-4 8560 South Prairie Rd. Yard Sale Sat 9/22 8am-4pm CLEARING OUT the BARN 7705 Alderbrook Rd Yearly Garage Sale!! Sandlake Grange Sept 22, 9-4pm. 18mi so. of Tillamook, 8mi no. of Pacific City. Join us! Rent a table! Table?? Call Cindy @ 503-965-6113 Yearly Sandlake Grange Spaghetti Feed: Sat, Sept 22nd 3-7pm Full meal deal!! Spaghetti, salad, dessert and beverage choice. $6 adults, under 12 $4.50. Sandlake Grange 18mi south of Tillamook, 8mi north of Pacific City. Come eat with us!


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


6,000 sq. ft. of household goods, tools, hardware & misc.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday 175 3rd St. W., Tillamook 503-842-2901

Pick yours up now at The Headlight Herald Office, 1909 2nd St. Tillamook

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736 Pets

FREE Beagle/Shelty mix all shots+fixed looking for good home 503-812-2947.

A FIGHTER Tyson got his name because he’s a real fighter, but not in a bully sense. The youngster was found under a trailer last month, alone, hungry and skinny, but still purring. He’s fought back from that adversity to put on plenty of weight and is full of energy, though sleep also is one of his favorite things. Good with other cats and small dogs, this black bundle of fur already is litter box trained and is ready for a home of his own. He is current with shots and will come with a certificate to have him neutered.


Farm Equipment Boyd’s Implement Service From Tillamook Serving Tillamook Co.

Adopt anytime: contact United Paws hotline 503-842-5663 or Or come to the next regular United Paws Adoptathon Saturday, Sept. 22, Noon - 3 p.m. Tillamook County Fairgrounds 4H Dorm, 4603 Third Street

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Front & Ivy Tillamook (503) 842-7566 Hwy. 101, Cloverdale (503) 392-3323

$395 incl. Cable, free laundry rm, W/S/E/G, appliances, new carpet. No pets. 55+ only. Hwy 101 next to Food Basket, Garibaldi 503-789-8893 1 br. Near Safeway $450.503-348-9102

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2bd Rockaway Beach $650 mo incl wsg & cable 503-812-2164


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Apts Unfurnished Save $150 move in. 2214 5th St. $350mo for studio.Only $200 to move in for first mo. $400 1br only $250 to move in for 1st mo.Call Luis 503-839-8509.

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


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.



Bay City 2 bd 1 ba. Small deck, appl inc. NO SMK/PETS. $600 mo. 503-284-1396

2 Br duplex. All appl. w/s/g $750/mo. First+lst+dep. 503-8429247

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Quaint Neahkahnie Home 2BR/1BA Shop & Gazebo $800 a month + deposits Dogs ok w/ Permission 1-800-883-7784

2 br, 1ba. All appl. W/S/G incl. $700 mo+1st+lst+dep. No smk/pets. 503-8426025


Netarts 2 br, 2ba plus guest house new kitchen, spectacular view on Netarts Bay. No smk/pets.Avail 09/25May 2013. $950 mo+util+dep.503-8124692


Houses Unfurnished $795mo, Oceanside, 1335 Pacific, 2BD, 1BA 180 degree pamoramic oceanview,w/d hook up 1yr lease.503-531-8683 2 bdrm. + office. 1 mi. So. of Rockaway. West of 101 - 100 yds. to beach! No Smk/pets, $750 covers rent, sewer and garbage. 1st, last and deposit. Available immediately. 503-5193177 or 971-227-7468


No Photo Available WILSON RIVER AREA! About 2 acre home site, water well established, driveway into property and septic approved. MLS #12-534 . . . . . . . . . .$65,000

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.

TRACK RIVER VALLEY! Resort type property, over 7 acres, Grandfathered in RV Park with 32 spaces with river frontage and access to the river. This commercial property allows retail opportunities also. Cash or owner will carry. MLS 12-912 . . . . . . . . .$650,000

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Over 3 acres fronting on West Third Street, near the college and fairgrounds. The city is growing West. MLS #12-71 . . . . . . . . . . . .$695,000 SPACIOUS BEAUTY! About 2,800 sq. ft. in this lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch-style home on a large country lot. New paint inside and out as well as new floor covering, remodeled kitchen and much more. A MUST SEE! MLS #12-914 . . . . . . . . .$199,000

615 MAIN â&#x20AC;˘ TILLAMOOK â&#x20AC;˘ (503) 842-8271 Teresa Burdick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(503) 812-3495 Mark Decker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(503) 801-0498 e-mail: Web Page: NEW LISTING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FAMOUS â&#x20AC;&#x153;SKINNY HOUSEâ&#x20AC;? IN ROCKAWAY 101 SE 4th Avenue, Rockaway Beach. We have all drove by it and wondered, but now you can own if for yourself. This is an amazing home with all the amenities. Once you enter, you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to leave. 360 degree view from top floor. 2 bed/2bath. Upscale finishes. MLS 12-857..... Priced at only $349,000

MARK DECKER (503 801-0498

Guardian Mgmt, LLC Equal Housing Opportunity


DOWNTOWN TILLAMOOK! Two large lots fronting on Hwy. 101. Great location for restaurant/fast food, motel, multi-family or commercial below and apartment above. MLS #12-569 . . . .$298,000


Rockaway 2 Bedroom 600 sq. ft., $700/month, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, fenced yard, washer/dryer, pets considered. $25 background check required non-refundable. 302 N 3rd Ave. Rockaway Beach H34248

Rockaway Beach / Tillamook areas, furnished and unfurn. houses available for rent. Croman & Associates. (503)355-3036 Rockaway, 3/4 br, 1.5 ba. $995mo +1st+lst+ 400 cleaning dep. 503201-9760 Rustic 2br w/ extra storage OUTSTANDING VIEW of Wilson River. no smk/pets. $1095/mo. call 503-630-2227 Till 3 br, 2ba. $800 mo+util+sec dep+screening fee. No smk/pets. 503-8428730 Till 3br 2ba For Lease. 2Gar & Shop. No Smk/Pets. 875+Dep. 503-653-7130. Very Nice 3bd 1.5 ba + retail sp for coffee shop or other, Great Hwy 101 exposure. 1/2 blk from beach. Live your dream, bus & res all in one $1250 per mth + dep 503-396-0121 Specialâ&#x20AC;? Fully Furnished, Upscale 2Bdrm / 2 Bath, Steps from the Beach. All utilities Paid Including Cable and Wi-Fi. Call 503-887-4276

Croman & Associates Realty Inc. Tim Croman Real Estate Broker Nedonna Beach - Modern Craftsman, @ 1400 sq. ft. 2+ bedrooms & loft, 2 baths double garage, close to beach, no smoking, no pets. $1100/mo. Tillamook - Traditional 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, close to YMCA. $875/mo. Garibaldi - Large 4+ bedroom 4 bath home, bay view, no smoking, small pet considered. $1200/mo.

Check our Website for Great Deals on Sales Listings and Long Term Rentals

Contact Tim for a courtesy rental or sales evaluation. 116 Hwy. 101 S, Rockaway Beach (503) 355-3036

Till 1 br upstairs duplex. W/S/G pd. $475 +dep. No smk/pets. 503-8123010 Very Nice 2 br duplex No smk/pets. $675 mo + $500 dep + $95 keys. 842-3231 or 812-1004 2 Bdrm 2 Bth duplex w/small storage unit. Water, garbage, sewer paid. $700/mo. 1st, last & $700 deposit. Avail. late September. No pets, no smoking. 503-842-2742




503-842-4638 H13910 860


SOUTH PRAIRIE STORAGE Spaces Now Available Call 842-4840


$740 rent to own. 2009 14x40. 1 br set up in Manzanita area 55 older park. 503-8666252 or 503-816-3573

Quiet Country Neighborhood 1/2 acre M/L open floor plan 3 bdrm, 2 ba, Newer roof and septic tank. 185k 503-842-3043

HOUSE FOR SALE 604 Marolf Lp. 4 bedroom, 1 bath $150,000.00 503-842-2742H13918 901

Homes for Sale by Owner

Must see to appreciate 2 bdrm, 2 bath Manufactured Home with a view of Tillamook Bay! Covered sunroom and hot tub. Updated tile in both baths and kitchen, metal roof, on .33 acres in Bay City. $139,900 503-319-4722 906


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

For sale, lease or rent option for old Fairview School plus 3 acres. 503-842-2742 serious interests only H13919

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FSBO Netarts Or - 3 br 2ba manf w/attach ga & laundry-newer deck, windows, roof. $139k Call tel:503-580-7652

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2507 Main Ave. North, Suite A, Tillamook, OR 97141

(503) 842-5525

NEW LISTING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; BIG HOUSE, CLOSE TO SCHOOLS 505 Linden Drive, Tillamook 1997 sq ft home has 3 bed/2 bath. Home has been partially remodeled. New kitchen w/new appliances, granite countertops, remodeled bathrooms. Huge family room with corner fireplace and new carpet. Living room also has fireplace. Good storage. This is a huge home. Big lot, great location. Attached 2 gar garage. Call for your appointment today! MLS 12-848....Only $199,000

FAWCETT CREEK FRONTAGE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; NEW PRICE 9705 South Prairie Road New price on this 3 bed/2 bath mfr home on over an acre. High bank frontage so no flooding issues. Private location with lovely pastoral and creek views. Take a look at this one! MLS 12-420.........................................Only $162,000

PRICE REDUCED! 2.61 Acres â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Riverfront. 13014 Hwy 101, Tillamook. 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath custom home on country acreage. Come take a look and bring the owner an offer. MLS 10-720.........................................Only $199,900

OCEANFRONT CONDO â&#x20AC;&#x201C; ROCKAWAY 145 N. Miller, Unit 103 Great unit features 1 bed/2bath. Oceanfront and priced well below Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s competition in hopes of a quick sale. Take a look. MLS 12-823 ...............................................Only $135,000

BANK OWNED â&#x20AC;&#x201C; VINTAGE FARMHOUSE ON 8.13 ACRES 17990 Sandlake Road, Cloverdale Sandlake area. Old farmhouse and acreage has tons of possibility. MLS 12-646.....................................Only $145,000

ADORABLE BEACH COTTAGE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; PRICE REDUCED 173 S. Falcon, Rockaway Beach Cute beach cabin just blocks to beach and the heart of Rockaway. Cottage Is on a dead end street. Open layout with 3 bed/1 bath and extra bonus room for additional sleeping. Would make a great beach rental. MLS 12-301...Only $159,000

OCEAN/BAY VIEW ACREAGE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; HUGE PRICE REDUCTION Opportunity knocks!!! 24.99 Acres in Alderbrook Hills subdivision zoned RR. Enjoy the beauty of the Pacific NW with views of bay and ocean from different areas of the property and the lovely forested landscapes that this property offers. Well on property. MLS 12-62.........................................................................................................................Only $285,000

Stephanie Schriber Real Estate Broker Cell Phone: 503-801-5758 Toll Free: 1-800-480-0648 Office Phone: 503-842-3046, ext. 5 Fax: 503-842-6183 Email:

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EXPANSIVE VALLEY AND RIVER VIEWS! 4bd, 3.5bth, 3600+ sq.ft. home on over 2 acres in desirable upscale neighborhood! Insulated concrete form construction for greater energy efficiency! Many fabulous features including Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, granite & tile counters, heated tile floors and quality craftsmanship throughout. Beautiful valley, mtn & sunrise views! Oversize dbl garage, 24x36 shop/garage w/220 electric and tons of storage space! #12-351...........................$639,000 Call Marilyn Hankins, PC, GRI, CRS Principal RE Broker @ 503-812-8208

GREAT HOBBY FARM! Nearly 6 level, fenced acres are the perfect location for this 3bd, 2.5bth triple wide! Mountain views, 4 stall horse barn, chicken coop & fruit trees! Covered decks, hot tub & play structure. RV parking & hookups, ample storage & 3 car garage. All of this provides something for everyone! #12-459 ..............................$375,000 Call Real Estate Broker Patti Tippett @ 503-812-6508

WELL MAINTAINED! 3bd, 2.5bth located in neighborhood of newer homes with mtn views. Level parcel is over ½ acre with storage shed, new pergo flooring, fire pit & RV parking. Just minutes from town, but with that â&#x20AC;&#x153;country feelâ&#x20AC;?. Spacious living area has slider to deck & back yard. Nicely landscaped. #12-256 .....................................$229,000 Call Marilyn Hankins, PC, GRI, CRS Principal RE Broker @ 503-812-8208

COZY COTTAGE! 3bd, 1.75bth has been updated with fresh paint, new windows & remodeled kitchen that has new cabinets and counter-tops! Hardwood floors & built-ins. Greenhouse with running water. Additional space in back has washer/dryer hook-ups and could be used for extra storage or guests. Located near town, schools & medical facilities. #12-759 .....................................$120,000 Call Real Estate Broker Patti Tippett @ 503-812-6508

REMODELED RANCH STYLE HOME WITH MTN VIEWS! 4bd, 2bth has newer vinyl windows and siding, roof, fresh paint throughout and new carpet, vinyl & laminate floors. All new spacious master suite with WI closet. 30x48 shop with 12â&#x20AC;? concrete floors, 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; high eaves, 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; bay doors, loft storage, 220 power, metal roof & Hardi-plank siding. Over 1/3 acre with fully fenced back yard. #12-571 .......$249,000 Call Marilyn Hankins, PC, GRI, CRS Principal RE Broker @ 503-812-8208

BARVIEW JETTY VIEW HOME! Watch waves, wildlife & maritime traffic from this 2bd, 2bth home! Two levels of living space has wall of windows for maximum views. Watch gorgeous sunsets from your own private deck. Attached dbl garage with storage/workshop. ADA accessible! #11-281....................$395,000 Call Marilyn Hankins, PC, GRI, CRS Principal RE Broker @ 503-812-8208

w w w. K i n g R e a l t y B r o k e r s . c o m All land or lots, offered for sale, improved or unimproved are subject to land use laws and regulations, and governmental approval for any zoning changes or use. H13930


Homes for Sale by Owner


NEW PRICE! 34465 Alder Street, Cloverdale Great remodeled 3 bed/3 bath ranch that features 2 master suites. Quartz countertops, updated kitchen, hardwood floors. Large back deck with hot tub. All on .25 acre on a dead end street. Great value! MLS 12-576 ..............................Only $159,900

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Beautiful Nehalem Home 3BR/2BA Private Community $1200 a month + deposits Dogs ok w/ Permission 1-800-883-7784

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4 bd 1 ba New flooring,W/D,appl $900mo. Call Erin at 503-842-0249 between 8am and 7pm.

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H12-495 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICES Meetings are held at the Transportation Building located at 3600 Third Street, Tillamook unless otherwise indicated. Persons requiring physical or visual accommodations or would like a copy of the meeting agenda may contact the District office at (503) 815-8283 before noon, meeting day. Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Board of Directors Regular Monthly Meeting Agenda items may include General Managerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Financial & Operational Reports, Action & Discussion Items, Executive Session ORS 192.660(2) and Directorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Comments & Concerns. Persons requiring physical or visual accommodations or would like a copy of the meeting agenda may contact TCTD at (503) 815-8283 before noon on meeting day. Public Welcome. H12-496 The Watseco Barview Water District will hold a regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Twin Rocks Sanitary District office, 10085 Highway 101 S, Rockaway Beach, Oregon on September 19, 2012. The Watseco Barview Water District will hold an executive session at 1:00 p.m. at the Twin Rocks Sanitary District office, 10085 Highway 101 S, Rockaway Beach, Oregon on September 19, 2012. The session will consider an applicant for the position of Senior Office Manager. The executive session is being held pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) and 192.660(7).

H12-497 NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW Notice is hereby given that the Tillamook County Department of Community Development is considering the following: CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST CU-11-09(a): A Conditional Use request for the placement of three (3) wind turbines atop existing poles to generate power for â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Schoonerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; restaurant in Netarts, which is located within the Netarts Neighborhood Commercial (NT-C1) zone. The subject lot is located at 2065 Netarts Boat Basin Road, Netarts; also designated as Tax Lot 600 of Section 5BC, Township 2 South, Range 10 West of the Willamette Meridian, Tillamook County, Oregon. The applicant is BTT LLC Banks Construction and the property owner is Michael Cham Sr. Written comments received by the Department of Community Development prior to 4:00 p.m. on October 9, 2012 will be considered in rendering a decision. Comments should address the criteria upon which the Department must base its decision. Only those persons who respond in writing will receive a copy of the written decision, and shall have a right to appeal that decision to the Commission. Notice of the application, a map of the subject area, and the applicable criteria are being mailed to property owners within 250-feet of the exterior boundaries of the subject parcel, in the region of proposed development, 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: ning/LandUseApps.htm #Applic ations and is also available for inspection at the Department of Community Development office

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H12-498 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The NorthWest Senior & Disability Services is seeking proposals for the provision for Food Preparation and Delivery services for the senior nutrition services operating in Clatsop and Tillamook counties, Oregon under the federal Older Americans Acts. All Potential Proposers must submit a “Letter of


All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD tollfree at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-9279275.

Intent” indicating interest in submitting a proposal by 4:00 p.m. Friday October 5th, 2012 to: Kevin Grossnicklaus, Nutrition Services Manager NorthWest Senior & Disability Services 3410 Cherry Avenue NE; PO Box 12189 Salem, Oregon 97309 Only those responding to this request by the date and time indicated will be eligible to submit a proposal. NWSDS may reject any response not in compliance with all prescribed public bidding procedures and

requirements, and may reject for good cause any or all bids upon a finding of the agency that it is in the public interest to do so. It is anticipated this contract will be for the provision of 21,050 hot, 10,000 deli, and 10,350 frozen meals between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. Forms for the submission of “Letters of Intent” to Apply can be picked up at NorthWest Senior & Disability Services 3410 Cherry Avenue NE, Salem, Oregon 97309. They also can be


downloaded from the NWSDS website: .” Proposal packets will be available October 12, 2012. Kevin Grossnicklause Nutrition Services Manager

H12-476 Hearing Notice and Invitation to Comment The public is invited to attend a rulemaking hearing on proposed rule revisions to the North Coast Basin Program (Oregon Administrative Rule Chapter 690 Division 501). as proposed by the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD). The hearing will be held in the Tillamook County Library 1716 3rd St Tillamook on October 3 from 10:30 am - 12 pm. Copies of the proposed rules are available at http://apps.wrd.state.or. us/apps/misc/wrd_notic e_view/default.a or by contacting Tim Wallin by e-mail mailto:timothy.wallin@st or phone 503986-0887. You may comment at the hearing or in writing to OWRD Attn: Rule Coordinator, 725 Summer St NE, Suite A, Salem OR 97301, by fax to (503) 986-0903, or by e-mail to mailto:rulecoordinator@wrd.state. or.usmailto:rulecoordinator@wrd.state. . Written comments and materials need not be typed, but must be legible. It will be your responsibility to verify that faxed or e-mailed comments are received. Written comments must be received by OWRD no later than 5:00 PM on October 10, 2012


PLAYFUL LAB JThe bad economy has hit home in a big way for Flynn, an energetic and playful 7-year-old lab. He needs a new home because his owner no longer can afford to care for him. It’s unfortunate, because he’s a great dog, good with kids, cats and little dogs. Flynn is house trained, neutered and current with shots.

Adopt anytime: contact Maria at 503-812-0105 or Or come to the United Paws/Tillamook Animal Shelter Adoptathon • Saturday, Sept. 22, Noon - 3 p.m. Tillamook County Fairgrounds 4H Dorm, 4603 Third Street

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located at 1510-B Third Street, Tillamook, Oregon 97141. If you have any questions about this application, please call the Department of Community Development at 503842-3408. Tillamook County Department of Community Development Bradford Sheets, Associate Planner

NIGHT AUDIT CLERK The Inn at Cape Kiwanda is looking for a part-time Night Audit Clerk to work two days a week and to cover vacations. The Night Audit position is a Swing Shift position which reviews the days' business activities. The Night Auditor is responsible for the auditing, balancing and closing accounts, accounting for cash and credit card transactions, reviewing all paperwork, posting, transferring and confirming charges and deposits. In addition, this position is responsible for the guests at the Inn, and should be capable of taking care of any problems that may occur during their shift. We are looking for someone with a minimum of two years college, hotel front desk experience, cash handling or accounting experience. To apply, email your resume to or respond in person at the Inn at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City. Please check out our website at Drug Testing and Background Check required. ESPRESSO CAFE MANAGER Stimulus Espresso Cafe on the beach in Pacific City, Oregon is looking for a Cafe Manager! Our Team has a passion for great coffee and customer service, and we are looking for someone to embrace these valuable standards, and create a memorable experience for our guests. The Cafe Manager is an essential role that directly contributes to Stimulus' café success. We place emphasis on ensuring our service and company standards are met, and we do this by providing guests with prompt enthusiastic service, high quality beverages, pastries, and products. The Cafe Manager supervises a team of baristas in the daily operation of the cafe, ensuring that Cafe appearance accurately represents the company's expectations, as well as clear written standards are followed, and guests receive the highest level of customer service. This job is a full time management position; 40+ hours per week, plus benefits. Duties Include: Develop enthusiastically satisfied customers all of the time. Provides quality beverages consistently for all customers Maintain quality store operations Responsible for store profitability Responsible for learning all aspects of each position, including hiring staff Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Include: Ability to direct the work of others Ability to learn quickly Effective oral communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Ability to work as part of a team Ability to build relationships Ability to demonstrate enthusiastic work ethic Ability to deliver excellent customer service Act as a calming influence during times of ambiguity Ability to solve problems with limited information Basic understanding of food safety Follows safety protocol in the event of a fire, tsunami, or other emergency 2 years management experience in a Coffee shop environment If you would like to be part of our team, apply by responding to this post with a resume and cover letter explaining your interest. Please check out our website at Drug Testing and Background check required. H13970

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