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Passing the Buck
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 3:13 pm

The people of Gearhart can surely relate to the words of Herman Biederbeck.

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Seaside places moratorium on marijuana dispensaries
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 3:06 pm

Medical marijuana facilities will be prohibited in Seaside for up to a year, until the City Council can study the issue.

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Hospital to close Extended Care Unit
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 3:05 pm

After nearly 20 years of serving Seaside’s elderly community, Providence Seaside Hospital is closing its Extended Care Unit on June 20.

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Shelter reopens after norovirus outbreak
Updated: April 21, 2014 - 3:07 pm

After closing on April 4 due to a norovirus outbreak, Seaside’s Helping Hands emergency shelter has reopened.

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Gearhart to consider marijuana dispensaries
Updated: April 21, 2014 - 3:15 pm

The Gearhart City Council will hold a special council meeting to discuss a potential moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

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Obituary: Winslow Dean 'Smitty' Smith
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Winslow Dean “Smitty” Smith, of Seaside, died March 25, 2014, at the age of 61. He was born March 4, 1953, in Oxnard, Calif., to Elton Derwood and Velma May (Carroll) Smith.

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Customer service focus of evaluation
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:57 pm

The Seaside Visitors Bureau is launching a program to recognize great customer service from tourism and hospitality businesses in Seaside.

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Obituary: Joanne Gertrude Phillips-Meillon
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:54 pm

Joanne was born in Portland, Ore. to parents Gertrude and Joseph Raymer. At a young age she moved to Seaside, Ore. with her parents, eventually graduating from Seaside High School as class valedictorian in 1952, and married her high school sweetheart, John (Jack) Phillips, that same year on Christmas Day.

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Golf balls to drop for prizes
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:21 pm

The seventh annual Golf Ball Drop, sponsored by Assistance League, the Columbia Pacific, is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 at the Astoria Golf & Country Club.

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Kawasoe earns medalist honors
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:22 pm

The high school golf season is heating up – literally and figuratively – as athletes from six schools met under sunny skies at Gearhart Golf Links April 14 for the annual Seaside Invitational.

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Seaside soccer mainstay calls it quits
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 11:13 pm

After over 20 seasons spent on the soccer sidelines at Seaside High School, Dave Rouse has decided it is time to hang up his whistle.

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Seaside wrestler thrives on the mat
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 11:08 pm

To hear Giselle Pincetich tell it, she was born to wrestle.

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Gulls expect to compete for district crown
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 11:04 pm

Is there a state championship in the near future for Seaside girls track? It’s hard for coach Jeff Kilday to contain his excitement when talking about the Lady Gulls. That’s because by the end of the season, it may be hard for other teams to stop them.

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Letter to the Editor: Blame alcohol, not boat ramp
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:59 pm

When I was handed the April 4 copy of the Seaside Signal, I was disappointed in the headline that read “Deadly Ramp.”

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Letter to the Editor: Food pantry thanks you
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The move of the South County Community Food Bank to the temporary location the the CRM building went well.

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Column: Investment plan depends on age and risk tolerance
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:43 pm

Whether investing for retirement on your own or through an employer sponsor plan, there are certain steps you can take to help you develop a successful, well-designed investment portfolio.

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Column: Librarians see it all at ‘home away from home’
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm

A few months ago, I wrote an article about items substituted for bookmarks in library books. This article made me think about other things that happen in libraries.

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Column: Spring flowers can help create a beautiful world
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Daylight Saving Time has always been unnatural to me, but there is much to appreciate with the onset of spring weather.

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Opera from the bleachers
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 6:46 pm

As scores of students filed into the gymnasium at Broadway Middle School for an afternoon assembly, Marti Wajc couldn’t believe her luck.

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Author inspired by nature
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 6:36 pm

Graham Coltman wasn’t looking for a subject for a children’s book when inspiration struck last April.

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Mozart’s life revealed through letters
Posted: March 24, 2014 - 4:03 pm

Author, speaker and historian Rex Ziak will present “Letters, Life and Love: The Genius of Mozart” at 7 p.m. March 27.

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Food-community connection to be explored
Posted: March 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm

The connection between food and community will be explored during a discussion beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in the Seaside Library, 1131 Broadway.

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Couple hopes to bring back Wheel Fun Rentals franchise
Posted: March 24, 2014 - 3:48 pm

Denise and Patrick Duhacheck were living in San Diego when Denise’s father, Jim Rogers, died.

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Rogue Bergerson at 2013 Pac Rim

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2012 Cowapa XC Championships

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Contact Your Elected Representatives

Seaside City Council

Mayor Don Larson (503) 738-5011

Councilor Tim Tolan (503) 738-0982

Councilor Dana Phillips (503) 738-9413

Councilor Stubby Lyons (503) 738-5387

Councilor Don Johnson (503) 738-7535

Councilor Tita Montero (503) 440-4454

Councilor Jay Barber (503) 717-5017

Clatsop County Commissioners

District 2

Patrica Roberts

P.O. Box 2847, Gearhart, OR 97138

(503) 738-8695 • email: proberts@co.clatsop.or.us

District 5

Debra Birkby

79829 Gelinksy Rd., Arch Cape, OR 97102

(503) 436-2780 • email: birkby@charter.net

State Representative, District 32

Deborah Boone (D)

900 Court Street NE, Ste. H-376, Salem, OR 97301

(503) 986-1432 or PO Box 657, Cannon Beach, OR 97110

(503) 717-4655 • rep.deborahboone@state.or.us

State Representative, District 1

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D)

12725 SW Millikan Way, Suite 220

Beaverton, OR 97005

Phone: (503) 469-6010

Fax: (503) 469-6018

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM Toll Free: (800) 422-4003


State Senator, District 16

Betsy Johnson

900 Court St., S-125, Salem, OR 97301


email: sen.betsyjohnson@state.or.us.


John Kitzhaber

PO Box 4593, Portland, OR 97208

(503) 206-5960 • E-mail: john@johnkitzhaber.com

US Senate

Jeff Merkley, Senator (D)

B40B Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.

Washington, D.C. 20510

(202) 224-3753 • email: senator@merkley.senate/gov

Ron Wyden, Senator (D)

700 NE Multnomah St., Suite 450

Portland, OR 97232

(503) 326-7525

or 230 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.

Washington, D.C. 20510

email: wyden.state.gov/contact.html

Secretary of State

Kate Brown (D)

136 State Capitol

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 986-1523

E-mail: executive-office@sosinet.sos.state.or.us