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Alleged killer rejects state psychologist
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Alleged killer rejects state psychologist
Lawyers spar over a psychological evaluation for alleged murderer Jessica Smith, who is accused of killing her 2-year-old last July 31 in Cannon Beach.

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Burn ban squelches bonfires, tiki torches
Burn ban squelches bonfires, tiki torches
City of Cannon Beach puts stringent bans open fires on the beach and closes some public spaces.
Sea stars make comeback after wasting away
Sea stars make comeback after wasting away
After a wasting disease devastated the sea star population, researchers in Cannon Beach are seeing positive results for their recovery.
Local chef takes a ‘Bite of Oregon’
Local chef takes a ‘Bite of Oregon’
Cannon Beach chef Jonathan Hoffman competes in "A Bite of Oregon."
Scientists searching for answers in bird die-off
Scientists searching for answers in bird die-off
Many small birds along the coast are dying off, but researchers differ as to the cause.
Despite community support, charter school faces formidable challenges
Despite community support, charter school faces formidable challenges
Proponents aiming for"what is best for the kids" as Cannon Beach Academy brings a new application to the Seaside School District.
Upcoming public meetings in Cannon Beach
Upcoming meetings in Cannon Beach.
Scientists searching for answers in bird die-off
Scientists searching for answers in bird die-off
Many small birds along the coast are dying off, but researchers differ as to the cause.
Conservationists fight worrisome invasive weed
Conservationists fight worrisome invasive weed
The North Coast Land Conservancy is managing invasive tansy ragwort at their Circle Creek property by restoring the native habitat.
Clatsop County firefighters provide wildfire assistance
Clatsop County firefighters provide wildfire assistance
Area firefighters return to the coast after pitching in to battle wildfires in eastern Oregon.
Cannon Beach takes ‘community approach’ to emergency planning
Cannon Beach takes ‘community approach’ to emergency planning
Cannon Beach develops emergency protocols.