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Sheriff Horton addresses county’s rising property crimes By TIM HIRSCH of the Sun

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that’s way overdue. Most people don’t know that the radio system for public safety is cobbled illamook County Shertogether over the years. iff Jim Horton recently It is really a stop gap, a told members of the very antiquated sysPacific City-Nestucca Valley tem.” Chamber of Commerce that He added the curproperty crimes in the county rent system has radio are on the rise. relays that are failing “Over the last three years, across the county, which property crimes for Tillamook presents an officer County have been on the safety issue for police, increase,” he said during the fire and ambulance group’s Nov. 5 meeting. “In personnel. fact, they’re tracking for 2019 “For South County, to exceed 2018 levels by quite there’s some huge covera bit. That’s very concerning age area problems — to me personally.” primarily Sand Lake,” He noted that theft acHorton said. counts for many of the SherPhoto by Tim Hirsch He noted that in iff’s Office calls. TILLAMOOK CO. SHERIFF JIM HORTON is urging businesses to be that crowded area the “Property seems to disapvigilant about taking steps to prevent theft as 2019 property crimes Sheriff’s Office has high pear,” he said. “It’s very hard in the county are on track “to exceed 2018 levels by quite a bit.” activity calls, which are to recover so tracking serial further challenged by numbers, knowing what your activity — primarily property crimes. the fact that, in some places, portable inventory is, (and) just taking those per“People are looking for things they radios and handhelds don’t work. He also sonal steps to track what you have and can sell (or) they can trade to acquire said that there are holes in coverage in make sure its secure (is important).” controlled substances,” he said. They are parts of Pacific City. He also suggested using surveildirectly related. (It’s) two-fold. We want “It’s not a perfect system — nothing lance systems and neighborhood watch to address property crimes, but we feel is going to be perfect — but it’s certainly programs — as well as just looking out like we can do that best by increasing the in need of some upgrade. We want to for one another — as ways to protect activity of our narcotic team.” make sure our officers are safe.” property from theft. RADIO UPGRADE IN THE WORKS The project, though, will not be “Basic personal safety and personal Horton also updated the community inexpensive. attentiveness to things go a long way,” on a multi-agency effort to upgrade the “It’s a huge lift so we’re exploring he added. “We’re going to make a very county’s public safety radio system. funding sources,” Horton said. “We have strong effort to address this problem “This will impact all the public engaged in a contract with Federal Engiacross the county.” agencies (Tillamook) PUD, fire agenneering, who’s doing an assessment and He also noted that the county’s opicies, law enforcement,” he said. “This is evaluation.” oid crisis does drive some of the criminal a multi-year, multi-million dollar project


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alling it more of a framework than the final product, Tillamook County Commissioners unanimously approved the Pacific City/Woods Parking Management Plan during a public meeting on Oct. 30. In the decision, they noted that while some concerns remain — such as the worries that residents along Sunset Drive have about increased traffic — the document is meant as a starting point. “There’s a misconception that this is chiseled in stone, but it’s not folks,” said Commissioner Bill Baertlein. “This is just the first step in a long-range planning process that’s going to take time, and it’s going to take community input and it’s going to take a lot of work.” As previously reported in the Sun, the Pacific City/Woods Parking Management Plan, crafted by Kittelson & Associates, currently features 27 strategies aimed at addressing parking challenges in the area — including the establishment of a payto-park program at Cape Kiwanda to help fund enforcement and other improvements and using shuttle buses to bring people from surrounding parking lots to Cape Kiwanda. Among those parking lots are the ones at Bob Straub State Park and the nearby Pacific City Boat Ramp, which, according to the plan, would be serviced by a transportation shuttle that would use Sunset Drive. And that’s where some residents expressed their reservations. Amongst those voicing their concerns was Sunset Drive resident June Lowman. “A lot of us are really concerned about safety issues there,” she said. “The road is in disrepair, but they still drive over 25 mph on that road. And there (are) deer, animals, kids in strollers, dogs (all using) that street. So, having big RVs come down that street and more traffic is not acceptable.” Despite those concerns, all three commissioners, prior to the 3-0 vote, took turns trying to allay concerns of residents of Sunset Drive, who were also concerned with increased traffic making it hard to leave the area — which has only one way out — in the event of a tsunami or earthquake. And some also voiced worries over the concept of parking RVs at the Pacific City Boat Ramp’s parking lot. “I’m looking at this as a 50,000-foot plan,” Baertlein said. “We really don’t have a finalized — or any — plan for Sunset Drive at this point. As the committee moves forward, … it would be my hope that everybody along Sunset Drive would get a notice (that) they can come to the meeting and hash out what they want through their part of the community because this needs to be balanced out.” And those are sentiments that Commissioner Mary Faith Bell concurred with. “I think this process today — us voting to adopt this plan — is a little bit confusing because we’re not voting to adopt anything specific,” Bell said. “We’re just voting on the idea — the concepts in this plan — that we want to move forward and work on a parking plan for Pacific City. And these are the concepts that have been developed, but they’re possibilities — and all of them need to be flushed out. There needs to be engineering, there needs to be vetting, there needs to be a committee to start the work, so none of this is cast in stone. As we’re voting on it today, what we’re saying is we want to get started on figuring

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out the solutions.” Commissioner David Yamamoto also offered his general support. “I think we’ve hit upon the basics to move forward here,” Yamamoto said. “This Board of Commissioners is dedicated to trying to resolve a lot of the safety and overcrowding, and over-parking issues in Pacific City. Pacific City is our largest source of TLT funds, and it just makes sense to try to alleviate problems that we have — especially when the majority of TLT funds are coming from that area. So, again, this Board of Commissioners, I feel, is ready and willing to start throwing money — and we’re talking big money — over the next 20 years — at trying to alleviate the major problems that we have in Pacific City. Is it going to be perfect? There’s no such thing as perfection.” Yamamoto also addressed the concern over potential overcrowding at the boat launch. “I’m down there all the time,” he said. “Even during peak fishing season, that parking lot is just really wide open. I know what people are thinking. They’re thinking when we … channel motorhomes to park there. Do we see that many motorhomes trying to park in the Cape Kiwanda lot? No, we don’t. When they do try to park there, they take up two, three, four, five parking places. That’s what we’re trying to eliminate. So, (if) we move them down somewhere (else), is it going to be 100 motorhomes? Absolutely not. I’m thinking it should be in the neighborhood of — during a busy, busy weekend — 20 motorhomes. Can we do that and still allow the fishermen … and the equestrians to park? I think we’ve got plenty of room down there. But, again, this is going to be something that we’re going to be looking at every year and every month to make sure that we’re not creating more problems than we’re trying to solve.” And addressing the suggestion by Sunset Drive residents that the county should find a parking lot closer to Cape Kiwanda to serve its overflow needs rather than busing people to the parking lots at the end of Sunset Drive, Yamamoto noted that no easy solution exists there, but that, should parking on the beach be taken off the table, he might be willing to consider the idea of turning Webb Park from a campground into a parking lot and building a new campground on adjacent county-owned land. “We heard loud and clear that (turning Webb Park into a parking lot) was not anybody’s first idea of what we should be doing. And I don’t think we should be developing additional parking lots at the Cape. I’m just not sure how we (can) handle the additional people there. The only way that I can see turning Webb Park into a parking lot is if we cease to park private vehicles (but continue to park dory tow rigs and trailers) on the beach. And that is not our decision either. We’re going to have to work very closely with Oregon Parks & Rec, because they control that. Would I like to see vehicular parking on the beach cease? I would, because it’s so dangerous down there. But, at this point in time, that is a long-term process. If we can work out a deal with Oregon Parks & Rec., I would consider asking (the Tillamook County) Parks Deptartent to move up to a large spot near Webb Park and possibly turn Webb Park into parking — but that’s the only way that I could support that at this point.” For more information or to view the complete plan, visit gov/Bocc/CapeKiwanda_PMP.htm.

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SOLVE launches new Adopt-A-Beach program SOLVE, in partnership with Oregon State Parks, has launched a new Oregon Adopt-A-Beach program on the Oregon coast to support ongoing beach cleanups throughout the year. SOLVE is currently seeking groups or individuals who would like to adopt their favorite stretch of beach and serve as volunteer caretaker of it. Adopt-A-Beach allows for community members to step up and take care of an area that is special to them. The Adopt-A-Beach program is an effort to keep beaches clean of litter and marine debris, which threatens coastal communities year-round. Every volunteer cleanup, no matter how big or small, makes a difference. According to SOLVE, participating in the new program is simple. Program participants choose their favorite beach, clean their adopted stretch at least three times a year for at least two years, and report their results back to SOLVE. SOLVE support includes free

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Suspect arrested for multiple storage unit burglaries Following a tip, deputies arrested Joshua McMinn, 38, of Portland, on multiple counts of purglary, possession of burglary tooools, theft, and possession of methamphetamine. He was lodged at the Tillamook County Jail. According to a media release, deputies were alerted to the activities of McMinn after the employees of Port Storage, 4000 Blimp Blvd., Tillamook, reportedly noted a suspicious suspect on their property and called the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office to investigate. The subject had left the area prior

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THE NESTUCCA BAY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE now features an improved habitat for anadromous fish and waterfowl at its Upton Slough unit thanks to a restoration that added back historic water channels. Pictured above is Kelly Moroney, project leader for USFWS’s Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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decades ago to increase the amount of habitat for anadromous fish,” said Kelly Moroney, project leader for USFWS’s nadromous fish and waterOregon Coast National Wildlife fowl now have improved Refuge Complex. habitat thanks to a U.S. Fish Other habitat improvements & Wildlife project that has deepinclude the installation of large ened ditches, replaced tide gates, woody debris, and, through a and added a protective fish screen cost share program between the in Upton Slough, a Little Nestucca USFWS and the Nestucca DrainRiver tributary system that runs age District, a fish screen was through lowland pastures that added to help protect fish when serve wintering geese at Nestucca Photos by Tim Hirsch water from the adjacent fields Bay National Wildlife Refuge. WIDENED CHANNELS, woody debris are pumped back into the river. The project was completed via and a new fish screen are part of the ODFW did the design. several partnerships with associfeatures of the restoration of the UpThe upgrade of three tide ated agencies and groups includton Slough. gates are also a big part of the ing Oregon Department of Fish & project. The new tide gates Wildlife; the Siletz Tribe; Nestucca, feature marine-grade aluminum Neskowin and Sand Lake Wateras opposed to the old heavy cast sheds Council; and the Nestucca iron units. Drainage District, which is a con“The (new) side-hinge tide glomerate of dairy farmers that are gates are not as heavy, and they adjacent to the Refuge. will actually will stay open wider The majority of the project was during low tide,” Moroney said. aimed at improving the sloughs “That’s one of the things ODFW and channels that run through the likes to see — for the gates to be area. In total, the project included open longer — it helps for better more than 2,000 linear feet of fish passage. It helps us better manage the water levels channel restoration. Construction of the project began in the Upton unit, which, in turn, helps us manage in early August, and, for the most part, was wrapped habitat for wintering forage. (The project) was really up by the end of September. Still to do are riparian a win-win for improving infrastructure for working plantings, which are slated to be done by the Nestucca, lands management, and, at the same time, being able Neskowin, and Sand Lake Watersheds Council in Deto provide improved habitat for listed Coho and other cember. anadromous fish. It was a great partnership.” As part of that process, USFWS made their best efFor more information about the Nestucca Bay fort to reconstruct channels as they were historically. National Wildlife Refuge, visit“We looked at historic imagery and reconstructed tucca_bay/. some of the old channels that had been filled in


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The Pacific City-Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking donations and sponsorships for its 17th annual Awards Banquet and Auction, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Kiawanda Community Center. One of the Chamber’s main fundraisers of the year, the event has numerous available sponsorships including Event Sponsor ($500), Dinner Sponsor ($200), Appetizers Sponsor ($100) and Dessert Sponsor ($100). Sponsors will be advertised in the event program as well as in any advertising announcing the event. As well, the Chamber is seeking donations for the event’s auctions. Donations of gift certificates, gift baskets,

artwork, professional consultations and advertising are being billed as some of the positive ways contributors can enhance the auctions — and add business exposure, too. Auction items can be delivered to the Windermere West office at 34950 Brooten Rd., Pacific City. Pick-up of auction items is also available by calling Chamber president Susan Amort at 503-312-4622. Tickets to the awards banquet can be reserved by calling Amort at 503-312-4622. For more information about the Pacific City-Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce and the services it offers and the events it is planning, visit

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and the infrastructure that’s going to be put on the property versus how the infrastructure is going to be used.” Elaborating, he said this way of looking at it asks what the difference is between this cable and any other cable. “It’s just a cable,” he said. “I don’t know if the discussion of who is going to use the cable or whether it’s going to benefit the community directly (is relevant).” But Planning Commissioner Guy Sievert said he had another take. “One thing that leads me to believe that it’s functional is that the conditional uses that are listed under this zone are all functional uses,” Sievert said. “We talk about real estate offices, cemeteries, golf courses, public facilities, transmission lines. We don’t talk about what the physical character of any of those things are and say anything that is similar looking or whatever. It’s all about function. That’s what leads me to believe that similar use (revolves around) function…and not just what it looks like.” Sievert also focused on similar use language that requires “need” and “necessity.” He talked about Facebook’s assertion that it does meet the “needed” threshold because of the ability of the Facebook service to send out tsunami or other emergencyrelated alerts to its users. Noting that he hasn’t seen any comments in support of that notification service from fire and rescue personnel or from the county’s emergency services director, Sievert asserted that, to him, there wasn’t significant evidence “that it’s needed and required.” Should the decision at the Nov. 14 meeting be appealed to Tillamook County Commissioners, Tillamook County Planning Department Director Sarah Absher said that a tentative hearing date for a possible appeal is set for Dec. 9.

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A SELECTION OF MILITARY MEMORABILIA is expected to be on hand for attendees to take in when Sportsman’s Pub-n-Grub hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration, Monday, Nov. 11, 2-5 p.m. The pub is located at 34975 Brooten Rd., Pacific City.



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he sacrifices and commitments of former and current members of the U.S. military will be remembered when the Sportsman’s Pub-nGrub host its annual Veterans Day Celebration, Monday, Nov. 11, 2-5 p.m. The event will feature a chance to view memorabilia by area veterans, a potluck and a Veterans Day talk by Pacific City resident Tom Donohue, an Army National Guard veteran. “(We’re inviting) any and all veterans to bring memorabilia we can display so everybody can see it,” said co-organizer Theresa Larkins, who says the event is a great way for the community to say thanks to veterans — and their families — who have sacrificed so much to protect the country. “Any and all vets are welcome — whether they’re residents, guests (of the area) or just passing through,” she said. Started shortly after the 9/11 tragedy in 2001 by Marlene Carter and Janell Burelbach, the event is made possible by a multitude of volunteers and the generosity of Sportsman’s owner Rob Royster, who offers use of the popular pub every year. Larkins added that she sees the event as a way to honor heroes from all areas of life, from all segments of the military and from all eras. “I think it means an awful lot to the





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PACIFIC CITY resident Tom Donohue, an Army National Guard veteran, is expected to share a few words during the Sportsman’s Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11. veterans that have been coming to it for years,” she said. “And, also, I think it’s important to also know there are different kinds of heroes — not just the ones that went away to fight in wars, but also the families that stayed home. I think they’re heroes. We’re going to honor them, also.” For more information about the Sportsman’s Pub-n-Grub’s Veterans Day Potluck, call 503-965-9991 or visit the pub at 34975 Brooten Rd., Pacific City.

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Nesko Women’s Nov. 15 meeting to feature Nancy Horning The Nesko Women’s Club will meet for the group’s monthly meeting on Friday, Nov. 15 when it will host guest speaker Nancy Horning, owner of Lucky Beach Boutique, a specialty women’s apparel and gift store located in downtown Pacific City. The club’s meeting will start at noon at Kiawanda Community Center, 34600

Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City, and also feature a lunch catered by RiverhouseNestucca for $12. The optional lunch will include soup, and a turkey-cranberry salad sandwich. Attendees can also also bring their own lunch. Those present at the meeting will also be asked to contribute $3 to pay for renting the event space at KCC.

Watersheds Council to host NORP’s Maysa Miller on Nov. 19 Nestucca, Neskowin and Sand Lake Watersheds Council will host guest lecturer Maysa Miller, of Northwest Oregon Restoration Partnership, during the organization’s monthly board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m., at Kiawanda Community center, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City. During her informal talk, which is open to the public, as are all Watershed Council board meetings, Miller will

share information about NORP’s mission and recent updates to their native plant nursery and facilities. The Northwest Oregon Restoration Partnership is a partner of the Nestucca, Neskowin and Sand Lake Watersheds Council, and their efforts to grow and provide reasonably priced native plants are heralded by the Watershed Council as helping to keep its project costs down.

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TAPA to perform ‘Holiday Surprise,’ Nov. 22-24 Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts is ushering in the holiday season with a series of three performances of “Holiday Surprise: An Evening of Music, Dance & Holiday Fun,” Nov. 22-24 at the Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave., Tillamook. Performances will start at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23 and at 2 pm. on Sunday, Nov. 24. TAPA is hailing the show as a “delightful revue” and says it will feature both traditional and non-traditional holiday music. “Holiday Surprise” is being directed by Joni Sauer-Folger. Musical direction will be led by Diane Nelson. For more information or to order tickets, visit or call 503-812-0275.

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“HOLIDAY SURPRISE: An Evening of Music, Dance & Holiday Fun,” will be performed Nov. 22-24 at the Barn Communnity Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave., Tillamook. Cast members include (front to back and left to right) Kiara Carver, Roberta Bettis, Kathy Gervasi, Joni Sauer-Folger, and Diane Nelson. (Not pictured is Kelli McMellon.)

Food Roots seeks applicants for its matched savings program Planning to expand or start a farm, fish or food business here on the north Oregon coast? Food Roots has funds to help that become a reality. Food Roots’ Individual Development Account program is a matched savings program to help moderate income entrepreneurs launch or expand their small farm, fish or food business. The program features a matched savings plan where participants save up to $3,000 and are matched 3-to-1 or up to $9,000 in matching funds. As part of the IDA program, participants are given support to complete requirements including writing a business plan and financial education. According to Food Roots, the program is an opportunity to acquire capital to get a food business going — or growing — in the region. Past participants in the community

have purchased greenhouses, tractors, beehives and more. Food Roots currently has slots available for new IDA participants. For more information about IDAs, visit, contact Lainie Koch at or call the Food Roots office at 503-815-2800. Food Roots mission is to grow a robust and equitable food system in Tillamook County through community engagement, education, food producer support and improved access to local food. Its service programs include Farm and Food Business Support, Farm to School Education and Local Food Access. Food Roots was established in 2006 as a 501c3 nonprofit. It is funded through a mix of grants, direct public support, special events and program revenue.

Tillamook PUD announces change to its office hours The Tillamook PUD hours of operation will soon be changing. Beginning Monday, Dec. 30, TPUD’s office hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, closed on Fridays. According to TPUD, the extension of daily business hours will provide customers with more opportunities to engage with the organization and complete important business transactions. By being closed an additional day

during the week, the District says it will save on operating costs associated with fleet vehicles and facilities. “It is important to us that we meet the needs of our ever growing and changing customer base,” says Todd Simmons, general manager of TPUD. “We look forward to implementing this change so we can fulfill a broader range of needs and continue to provide our customers and community members with high quality service.”


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KIAWANDA COMMUNITY CENTER hosted a children’s Halloween party on Thursday, Oct. 31. Fun activities and games entertained the children including bingo, pictured above. Candy and a costume contest were also party of the festivities. KCC holds the party yearly to give children a safe place to dress up and “trick or treat.”

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DORYLAND PIZZA, CAPE KIWANDA DRIVE, PACIFIC CITY. 503-965-6299. Fun, family atmosphere with four televisions and a big screen plasma TV to enjoy sporting events or your favorite shows. Established from the remodeled Pacific City Boat Works building built in the 1960s, Doryland retained the nautical atmosphere with its solid wood planked floors, brass accents and original charm. They added great pizza, sandwiches, salad bar, beer & wine, and video games. MERIDIAN RESTAURANT & BAR, 33000 CAPE KIWANDA DR., PACIFIC CITY. 503-483-3000. Sustenance from the Sea. Tuck into the catch of the day and dishes sourced from Northwest farms and purveyors at Meridian. Exposed beams, Oregon hardwoods and sky-high windows create a stylish but relaxed dining experience. Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or call us to arrange a private event. Make reservations on Open Table. PELICAN PUB & BREWERY, 33180 CAPE KIWANDA DRIVE, PACIFIC CITY. 503-965-7007. Ocean front brewery featuring award-winning Pelican brews, great food, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Lunch and Dinner served daily. Open Sun–Thurs 10:30am-10pm and Fri–Sat 10:30am-11pm. SPORTSMAN’S PUB-N-GRUB, 34975 BROOTEN ROAD, PACIFIC CITY. 503-965-9991. Dating back to 1947 the original Sportsman’s Tavern was the only local watering hole and meeting spot for locals and visitors alike. It was the place people called for weather, fishing and news of locals as it had the only pay phone at the time. Things haven’t changed much — today the Sportsman’s is still a favorite meeting spot for locals and visitors alike. Although now food is a great attraction with locally

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STIMULUS BAKERY + COFFEE, 33105 CAPE KIWANDA DRIVE, PACIFIC CITY. 503-965-4661. Proudly serving delicious Flag & Wire coffee roasted in McMinnville Oregon. Stop in and enjoy our bakery serving up fresh breads, treats, granola, and more every day. Try our beach buns, cinnamon bliss, or a savory veggie quiche! Light lunch options are available as well as an assortment of juices and sodas. Recently remodeled in 2017 with a fantastic ocean view and patio seating! THE RIVERHOUSE NESTUCCA, 34450 BROOTEN RD., PACIFIC CITY. 503-483-1255. After years of shuttered doors, the iconic Riverhouse is back serving seasonal seafoods, spirits & more. Reimagined, The Riverhouse Nestucca is digging in with locally sourced Lingcod, Rockfish and Salmon. They’re also serving up fresh clams and oysters from Netarts Bay and locally foraged mushrooms from Nestucca’s backyard. Enjoy the restaurant’s casual fine dining with a menu that is moderately priced and extremely well rounded. Pair your foods with a local pinot noir or signature cocktail. The Riverhouse Nestucca is perfect for every occasion. Visit for current hours and to make reservations. Come be a part of something special! The Dining Guide is an advertiser-supported section of the Sun. For information on having your restaurant added, contact publisher Tim Hirsch at 503-801-5221 or

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caught fish from Sea Q Fish featuring dory fresh lingcod and sea bass prepared at the Sportsman’s is being hailed as the best fish and chips anywhere. The fresh oysters from Oregon Oyster Farm located on Yaquina Bay have a huge local following and are delivered fresh every Friday. Come try some great grub at great prices and rub elbows with the locals.

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Speaker Kami Ellingson to share climate change concerns at a NNSLWC Science Pub on Nov. 13 Lecturer Kami Elpower, as well as many lingson will present a talk assumptions. In this titled “Climate Change topical PubSci lecture, Modeling and Local Geolwhich is sponsored by ogy: Local shifts in rainfall the Nestucca, Neskowin and how it will affect water and Sand Lake Wateravailability in our region,” sheds Council, Ellingson Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6-8 will discuss how climate p.m., at Pelican Brewing– change models will assist Pacific City. in this effort, as well as Ellingson is the Wathe limits to the technoltershed Program manager ogy and how it often gets Courtesy photo with US Forest Service/ it wrong in our region of Siuslaw National Forest, SPEAKER Kami Ellingson the world. The talk will headquartered in Corvalfocus on local geology lis, Ore., a role that has her working and rainfall patterns and what we can extensively in watershed and estuary expect moving into the future in regards restoration. She brings experience as to our local freshwater resources. both a researcher and field-practitioner. For more information about the Officials say that predicting how science pub, contact Caleb Mentzer, climate change will affect world water NNSLWC outreach and project develavailability is a difficult task requiring opment manager, at 541-513-2604 or large amounts of data and computing

Fair Board seeks to fill vacancy The Tillamook County Fair Board is seeking members to join its board in the planning and management of the fair and fairgrounds. The organization is seeking individuals with various skill sets including, but not limited to, effective communications, team based philosophy, mid to heavy equipment operation, project management, animal husbandry and event planning. There is no financial compensation, but there is ample opportunity for public service. The successful applicant will serve a three-year term. Membership application forms are available at default.htm. Applications should be emailed to Isabel Gilda in the Commissioners’ office at by 5 p.m. on Dec. 23. For more information on how to submit an electronic application, call Isabel Gilda at 503-842-3403.

Program to focus on immune system Dr. Calvin Hill will cover how the immune system works, share signs that indicate it is weak, offer healthy ways to strengthen the immune system, and relate information on specific food boosters during a clubCHIP program on Monday, Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m., at Tillamook Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2610 First St., Tillamook. The program will also feature a discussion of the value of the flu shot and other immunization. There is no charge for the program, but attendees must register in advance by calling 503815-2270.

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Chamber looks forward to ’20 fireworks display The Pacific City-Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce took an early look at continuing the group’s 4th of July fireworks display at its Nov. 5 meeting. In 2019, following a one-year absence, the Chamber’s fireworks display returned on July 4. Previously, the display had been held on Clover’s Day and not on the actual 4th of July holiday. Financially, it was spearheaded by a $6,500 donation from Pelican Brewing/Nestucca Ridge Family of Companies, a donation that was of-

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Playtime in Pacific City November 8-23 and the North Oregon Coast ARTIST RECEPTION Nov. 8, 5-7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Art show EXHALE: earth. Visit BENNY & THE BAY CITY ROCKERS BIRTHDAY BASH Nov. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tillamook Eagles, 209 Stillwell Ave., Tillamook. “Sing-a-long” books handed out to encourage audience participation. No cover charge. ‘DEATHTRAP’ Nov. 8 & 9, 7:30-10 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. A TheatreWest Production with table seating, beer and wine service. Tickets $13-$15. Visit or ‘MOON OVER BUFFALO’ Nov. 8 & 9, 7 p.m. and Nov. 10, 2 p.m. NCRD Theater, 36155 9th St., Nehalem. A Riverbend Players production.Tickets available at BIRD WATCHING CLINIC Nov. 9, 9 a.m. Cascade Head Scenic Area. Salmon River Estuary at Knight Park. Visit things-to-do/outdoor/bird-watching-clinics/. BRING BACK THE NATIVES – PLANT SALE & NURSERY TOUR Nov. 9, noon-3 p.m. TEP’s Native Plant Nursery, 6820 Barrack Circle, Tillamook. Family-friendly; petfriendly. Visit LIVE MUSIC Nov. 9, 7-9 p.m. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. Ashleigh Flynn & The Riveters. Country Rock concert. $15 at the door – cash only.Visit HISTORY BETWEEN THE CAPES WALK Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Netarts area. Family-friendly; no pets. Overview of history from Cape Lookout to Cape Meares. Register at Visit KARAOKE Nov. 9, 9 p.m.-midnight. Oar House Bar & Grill, 34455 Brooten Rd., Pacific City. Call 503-965-2000. RONA CONCERT Nov. 10, 7-9 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Folk duo Timothy Hull and Margot Merah. Tickets $12-$25. Visit lincolncity-culturalcenter. org. SOUTH TILLAMOOK COUNTY LIBRARY CLUB MEETING Nov. 11, 10 a.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. For more information, visit FB page. 23RD ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION Nov. 11. Tillamook Air Museum, 6030 Hangar Rd. Veterans of Foreign Wars honors current and past service members. Breakfast 7:30 a.m., flyover 10:30 a.m., program begins at 11 a.m. Call 503-842-1130 or email K ​ ASTALSKY’S ‘REQUIEM’ Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Special Veteran’s Day performances – free entry for veterans. General admission tickets $42, seniors $39, youth 18 and under $20. Veterans companions tickets $20. Visit TILLAMOOK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING Nov. 12, 11 a.m. Tillamook Bay Community College, 4301 Third St. Contact Sally Rissel, 503-781-4102. NESTUCCA RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD MEETING Nov. 13, 4 p.m. Hebo Fire Station, 30710 Hwy. 101. Call 503-392-3313.

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VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION Nov. 11, 2-5 p.m. Sportsman’s Pub-N-Grub, 34975 Brooten Rd., Pacific City. Complimentary potluck and stories from veterans. Call 503-965-9991. WOVEN WEDNESDAY Nov. 13, 6 p.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. Bring in any craft to work on in the company of others. Call 503-965-6163. TILLAMOOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING Nov. 13, 10 a.m. Tillamook County Courthouse, 2001 Laurel Ave. Hearing for Tsunami Hazard Overlay Zone. Call 503-842-3416. ART OF AGING SERIES Nov. 13, 3-5 p.m. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. Ageism – A Conversation. $5 admission. Visit AFTER SCHOOL KIDS ACTIVITY Nov. 13, 4 p.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. All About Families Storytime. Call 503-965-6163. WONDER GARDEN WALK & TALK Nov. 13, 11 a.m. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. Class in Hoffman’s botanical outdoor classroom. $10 fee. Register at ‘THE KISERVILLE FALL (WHAT’S WITH THE SQUASH?)’ Nov. 13, 11 a.m. and Nov. 15 & 16, 7 p.m. Nestucca Jr./Sr. High School, 34660 Parkway Dr., Cloverdale. An original comic mystery. Call 503-392-3194. BINGO Thursdays, Nov. 14 & 21, 6-9 p.m. Kiawanda Community Center, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City. $1 cards, good for 12 games. For information, call 503-965-7900. ‘DEATHTRAP’ Nov. 14-16, 7:30-10 p.m. and Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. A TheatreWest Production with table seating, beer and wine service. Tickets $13-$15. Visit or NESKO WOMEN’S CLUB MEETING Nov. 15, noon. Kiawanda Community Center, 34600

Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City. $12 catered lunch (or bring bag lunch), plus $3 fee for event space rental. KARAOKE Nov. 16, 9 p.m.-midnight. Oar House Bar & Grill, 34455 Brooten Rd., Pacific City. Call 503-965-2000. FRESH BREWED FORESTRY Nov. 16, 11 a.m. Tillamook Forest Center, 45500 Wilson River Hwy. Working Watersheds. Coffee and tea provided. Visit MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE Nov. 16, 9 a.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. Baby storytime for ages 0-36 months. Call 503-965-6163. JAZZ, ART & JAMBALAYA Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m. Fairview Grange, 5520 3rd St., Tillamook. Local jazz band Jazzatti-tude will play. Art show and jambalaya dinner. Tickets at the door $15 adults and $7.50 for children under 12. Contact 3RD ANNUAL MOOK BOOK FAIR Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, 2016 2nd St. More than a dozen local athors will be available to sign purchased copies of their books. Book readings by authors also. Free admission during book fair. Call 503-842-4553 or visit NESKOWIN COMMUNITY RECYCLING TRAILER Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Neskowin Wayside. For more information, contact 503-815-3975 or recycle@ RAIN FESTIVAL Nov. 16 & 17, 10 a.m. Tillamook Forest Center, 45500 Wilson River Hwy. Family-friendly activities to celebrate the ways in which rains transform the Tillamook Forest. Visit ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST Nov. 17, 8 a.m.-noon. Bay City Arts Center, 5680 A St. $5 for adult non-members, $3 for members. For

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more information, 503-377-9620 or visit COMMUNITY VEGAN THANKSGIVING Nov. 17, 1-3 p.m. Burkhardt Gallery, 34395 Hwy. 101 S., Cloverdale. Meal hosted by Burkhardt Gallery - $10 donations accepted. For more information, contact 503-812-8941 or NESTUCCA VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEETING Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Nestucca Valley Jr./Sr. High School, 34660 Parkway Dr., Cloverdale. Call 503-392-3194. CHRIS TRAPPER & BRADY GOSS CONCERT Nov. 18, 7-9 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. For tickets and information, visit NESTUCCA, NESKOWIN & SAND LAKE WATERSHEDS COUNCIL MEETING Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m. Kiawanda Community Center, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Dr., Pacific City. Visit SOUTH COUNTY FOOD PANTRY Nov. 19, 4-6 p.m. Nestucca Valley Presbyterian Church, 35305 Brooten Rd., Pacific City. TILLAMOOK COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL BOARD MEETING Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tillamook Bay Community College, 4301 3rd St. Call 503-842-8222 ext. 1420. WOVEN WEDNESDAY Nov. 20, 6 p.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. Bring in any craft to work on in the company of others. Call 503-965-6613. WONDER GARDEN WALK & TALK Nov. 20, 11 a.m. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. Class in Hoffman’s botanical outdoor classroom. $10 fee. Register at TILLAMOOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING Nov. 20, 10 a.m. Tillamook County Courthouse, 2001 Laurel Ave. Call 503-842-3416. AFTER SCHOOL KIDS ACTIVITY Nov. 20, 4 p.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. “Disneynature’s Penguins.” Rated G. Call 503-965-6163. MANZANITA FILM SERIES Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. Short Films Exploring Ocean, Sand and the Natural Environment. $5 admission. Visit LIGHT UP A LIFE REMEMBRANCE EVENT Nov. 22, 6 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Samaritan Evergreen Hospice hosts an evening to remember and honor loved ones. Visit KARAOKE Nov. 23, 9 p.m.-midnight. Oar House Bar & Grill, 34455 Brooten Rd., Pacific City. Call 503-965-2000. MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE Nov. 23, 9 a.m. South Tillamook County Library, 6200 Camp St., Pacific City. Baby storytime for ages 0-36 months. Call 503-965-6163. TERRY ROBB CONCERT Nov. 23, 7-9 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Acoustic guitar concert. Visit MOOKULELE CLUB Nov. 23, 1 p.m. Tillamook County Library, 1716 3rd St. Bring your own ukulele or borrow from the library and jam with others. Beginners arrive early for a lesson. Call 503-842-4792. To have your event added to the Sun’s community calendar, email information to

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Burkhardt Gallery to host ‘vegan Thanksgiving’ on Sunday, Nov. 17 Cloverdale’s Burkhardt Gallery will host a vegan Thanksgiving meal again this year — its third this decade. Billed by organizer Marilyn Burkhardt as a festive and mouthwatering occasion, the event is slated to begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, and will wind up at 3 p.m. In addition to community fellowship, Burkhardt is touting the event as a reminder to all who attend that delicious alternatives to animal products abound. She says that not only are plant-based food items healthier than their animal-derived counterparts, but they make unnecessary the suffering and deaths of countless animals. Burkhardt also added that vegan food is also beneficial to the environment. A donation of $10 is suggested, but not required. Donations of any size will be sent to Lighthouse Farm Animal Sanctuary in Scio. At the sanctuary, Burkhardt says that pigs, cattle, chickens and other rescued animals are offered refuge and are fed, housed, and loved for the remainder of their lives. Burkhardt Gallery displays the work of Marilyn Burkhardt, whose subject matter focuses on animals and nature. She works in a variety of

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BURKHARDT GALLERY, 34396 Hwy. 101 South, Cloverdale, is hosting a community vegan Thanksgiving meal on Sunday, Nov. 17, 1-3 p.m. media, and is concentrating on clay as a medium at the present time. The gallery is located at 34395 Hwy. 101 South, Cloverdale. Regular hours are from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 503-812-8941, or contact Burkhardt via email at

Mook Book Fair to highlight authors on Nov. 16 Tillamook County Pioneer Museum will hold its third annual Mook Book Fair on Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Museum’s Main and Northwest Galleries when more than a dozen local authors will be available to sign purchased copies of their books. The event will feature a variety of genres from sciencefiction to non-fiction, from memoirs to mysteries. Several authors will be reading from their books starting at 10:30 a.m. with Rebecca Harrison, 11 a.m. with Joan Cutuly, and 11:30 a.m. with Mark S.

Smith. Also scheduled to read are Patricia Brown at noon, Virginia Sumner at 12:30 p.m, and Alexandra Mason at 1 p.m. Other authors attending will be Anne Sweazy Kulju, Athena, Dan Haag, Perry Reeder, Jr. and Gary Gitzen. Members of the Tillamook County Historical Society will also be present to sell copies of books published by the Historical Society.   Admission to the Museum will be free during the Book Fair. For more information, call 503-842-4553 or visit

areachurches BEAVER COMMUNITY CHURCH, 24675 Hwy. 101 S., Beaver. 503-398-5508. E-mail: pastorjoshgard@ A non-denominational Bible-believing church that loves families. Weekly Sunday School all ages, 9:45 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; High School Youth Group, 6 p.m. BLAINE COMMUNITY CHURCH, located six miles up the Nestucca River from Beaver, (503) 965-6368. Sunday School at 10 a.m., Worship Service at 11 a.m. Weekly Bible studies at various locations. CLOVERDALE BAPTIST CHURCH, 34464 Bridge Street, Cloverdale. 503-392-3104. Sunday School at 10 a.m., Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wednesday prayer at 7 p.m. COUNTRYSIDE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 19005 Hwy. 101 S., Cloverdale. 503-398-5454. Sunday school 9:45, Sunday worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. HEALING WATERS BIBLE CHURCH 5 miles south of Cloverdale on Hwy 101, 503-3549322. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Pentecostal worship service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting at 10 a.m. HEBO CHRISTIAN CENTER, 31350 Hwy. 101 S, Hebo. 503-392-3585. Sunday school 9:15 a.m.,

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Sunday worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday night 6:30 p.m. NESTUCCA VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 35305 Brooten Road, Pacific City OR (503) 965-6229. 10 a.m. Worship; Friday 10 a.m. Bible Study. NESTUCCA SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 38000 Hwy 101, Cloverdale, (3 miles north of Pacific City) 503-392-4111. Pastor Greg Brothers. Services Saturday 9:30 a.m.-noon. Fellowship Dinner every week following services. All visitors welcome. PACIFIC COAST BIBLE CHURCH, 35220 Brooten Road, Pacific City. 503-965-7222/503-8121106.  E-mail: A Biblebelieving/Christ-centered Church. Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer meeting 7 p.m. Youth group 4 p.m. on alternating Sundays. Also Weekly Bible Studies. ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 34560 Parkway Drive, Cloverdale. 503-392-3685. Weekend mass: Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 9:30 a.m. WINEMA CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 5195 WiNeMa Road, Cloverdale, OR. E-mail: info@winemachurch. net. Proclaiming the Word of God in the historic Chapel on WiNeMa Camp Campus. Sunday Worship at 10:45 a.m. with Bible School at 9:30 a.m.

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