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This year we are celebrating the Seaside Prom Centennial of 100 years. The appealing promenade cement boardwalk that borders the ocean and offers beautiful views. I’ve walked, biked, rollerbla…

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That man from Clackamas County is right (letter, “Time to move transient RVs out of Seaside.”) It’s a travesty that people are living in broken-down RVs parked on the street.

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Over the past 14 months, I have found it necessary to visit the Astoria DMV on three different occasions and on each of those occasions, I found the representatives there to be professional, k…

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I have lived in Cannon Beach for twenty years and was drawn here by its stunning beaches, diverse tide pools, rocky habitats and wildlife. I’ve been a volunteer community scientist monitoring …

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What a year 2020 was. This past year has been like none of us have seen in our lifetime. The pandemic raged for most of the year, with periods of total business shutdown in the spring of 2020 …

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The transient RVs that are being allowed to camp for months across from the public restrooms at 12th and Necanicum need to be moved out of town. These people have expired registration dating b…

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After one of the hardest years many of us will ever experience, help is on the way for Oregon businesses and families. Gov. Kate Brown just unveiled a 10-point Economic Recovery Plan and the s…

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Im just an old man. I am not a Republican, Democrat or Independent. Yet I feel the need to answer the March 19 “irreparable damage” letter. There has to be some thought and facts put into this…

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Joe Goffman, President Biden’s assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration’s Office of Air and Radiation is attempting to sneak around Congress a further tightening …

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I want to extend a huge thank you to the health care workers and staff at Coastal Family Healthcare, who volunteered their time on Sunday so that I, along with many others, could get the Johns…

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The coronavirus pandemic has underscored the importance of medical research. As Congress addresses the needs of our nation’s most vulnerable, they’re also working to address another disease af…

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It was more than four years ago when I was approached by some representatives of Seaside Kids Inc., and the Seaside School District with a request: Will you help us find a way to build an indo…

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I am in mourning. I mourn the passing of American exceptionalism. I was taught at an early age to embrace the concept of our special form of government based on the rule of law. I believed tha…

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Much has been made of the fact that, as a result of sheltering in place long-term, many have acquired a new puppy. That’s because so many of us found ourselves suddenly with a lot of at-home t…

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Did you watch the Super Bowl? Did you catch Bruce Springsteen’s commercial? He spoke about the heartland, the middle of America, geographically, politically, and emotionally — and living from …

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The past year has been interesting here in library land. After an extended closure due to the pandemic, the doors at the Seaside Public Library reopened for browsing last Friday, with a limite…

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I just attended a board workshop on Broadway Middle School last night. I try to attend any board function as I plan to be a candidate for the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District board i…

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The Save Our Stages Act was passed to provide financial assistance to theaters. Unfortunately, it inadvertently excludes community theaters whose actors are volunteers, as opposed to paid, per…

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Improving lives in other countries will protect us as well. For those who worry about the border protection of our country, the best way to help protect our country is to better the lives of t…

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As I was watching the storm waves today at 12:45 p.m. today, I saw the most interesting thing. A large drifting tree with its roots still attached was being rolled up the sand by the heavy sur…

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I moved to Seaside in 2012. I found a community that embraced me for me, a local coffee shop who recognized that I was more than just a visitor, a local brewery whose staff always had a friend…

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The Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District Board of Directors approved the purchase of the Broadway Middle School in their closed session of Dec. 28. What surprises me is how they can move…

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Last night, the appointed, not elected, save one member, board of directors of the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District made the final moves to purchase the decaying 71-year-old Broadway…

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I’m so glad that Skyler Archibald, executive director of the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District, recounted the gist of our 2016 interchange when I expressed positivity for possible use…

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Serving on a government board is very difficult. The knowledge required is immense plus the time to research and analyze all sides of an issue. The role may also lead to sleepless nights tryin…

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Dec. 15 marks a hidden holiday, as uncelebrated as it is unappreciated. It was 229 years ago today that the United States ratified the Bill of Rights, ensuring unprecedented freedom for the pe…