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Marching to the beat
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 2:37 am

Filled with Fourth of July cheer and clad in the notable colors of red, white and blue, thousands of people lined major thoroughfares in Seaside on July Fourth to watch the Seaside Museum and Historical Society’s annual holiday parade.

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Voters to select District 5 county seat Sept. 16
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 2:18 am

A special election will be held Sept. 16 between Lianne Thompson and Dale Barrett for the District 5 county commissioner seat.

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Seaside Cinema is getting a makeover
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 2:19 am

The Seaside Cinema is undergoing an extensive face lift, complete with structural upgrades, several interior remodeling projects and the addition of new and improved amenities.

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Mayor, four City Council seats are on Nov. 4 ballot
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 2:20 am

Five Seaside City Council seats will be up for grabs in the 2014 general election Nov. 4.

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Hams sharpen skills at Field Day
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:53 am

Clatsop County amateur radio operators joined with thousands of others from across the nation to practice and demonstrate their preferred mode of emergency communication during the annual Field Day event recently.

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Smith appeals Gearhart action
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:53 am

The owner of a historic livery stable in Gearhart is taking her case against the city to the Oregon State Land Use Board of Appeals.

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Library kicks off summer reading program
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:55 am

Summer reading is even more pleasurable with a series of events scheduled throughout the next two months during the Seaside Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.

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Video crew captures school’s safety drill
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:51 am

Running through a tsunami drill got a little more dramatic at Gearhart Elementary School in June under the watchful eyes of a video crew, but emergency preparedness never has been taken lightly at the school.

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Tsunami Skippers jump into nationals competition
Posted: May 31, 2014 - 12:59 am

The USA Jump Rope tournament is only a hop, skip and a jump away for Seaside’s Tsunami Skippers.

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Gull golfers swing into state championship
Updated: May 31, 2014 - 1:02 am

For the first time since 1975, the Seaside High School boys golf team has brought home the state championship.

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Seaside boys, Kawasoe, Hinton score titles
Posted: May 16, 2014 - 8:33 pm

The District 1/4A boys’ golf title is finally back with Seaside.

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Golf balls drop for fundraiser
Posted: May 16, 2014 - 8:34 pm

Two thousand golf balls were dropped from a helicopter over the Astoria Golf & Country Club May 10 as part of a fundraiser for the Assistance League of the Columbia Pacific. The balls were marked with donors’ numbers, and those that landed closest to the designated pin won prizes. The league raised $10,000 to buy clothing for kids in need in Clatsop County.

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Soccer tryouts slated
Posted: May 16, 2014 - 8:35 pm

Classic Soccer team tryouts for all boys and girls entering fifth to eighth grades are from 4 to 5:30 p.m. June 1 and 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the Warrenton Soccer Fields.

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Column: Seaside residents expect the best in their library
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:58 am

The more time I spend in Seaside, the more I realize how many amazing things we do as a small town. As part of the city’s visioning Seaside for 2034 project, people ask me what I have been seeing as a pattern for the future.

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Column: A birthday and the U.S. flag: a time for celebration
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:57 am

On the last day of May, we attended a birthday party for Rosie Thiers at the home of Debbie Vail and Laurel Adelman. Such a fun time. Those girls are great hosts.

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Column: Recalling childish beliefs and a supportive father
Posted: June 27, 2014 - 6:49 pm

I am writing this just before Father’s Day, and, as is usually the case at this time of year, which also happens to be near my father’s birth date, I spend a great deal of time reminiscing about him.

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Column: Memories in the making for young ­— and the not-so-young
Posted: June 27, 2014 - 6:52 pm

My egg carton had a message that said, “To prevent bacterial illness, be sure when you cook eggs that yolk is firm.” My eggs of choice are hard boiled (wouldn’t you know?), but what about poached or soft-boiled or over easy? Wherever we turn these days, there seems to be a red flag about food. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

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Column: Children’s faces capture glimpses of fleeting summer
Updated: July 03, 2014 - 6:55 pm

Monday, June 16 passed just like any other day, starting with the morning coffee, a little stretching of the achy muscles and outside, an overcast sky. That’s right, the first day of summer vacation began just as it has so many times before: “mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a high of 58 degrees.”

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Creativity takes center stage at summer drama series
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:13 am

Sharks, monkeys and moose take on personalities, entertaining skits are improvised, songs are accompanied with movement and ideas are transported from inside the mind to outside in the world at Aza Cody’s summer Theatre of the Imagination series.

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Evening of beauty, talent
Posted: July 15, 2014 - 1:16 am

Miss Cascade’s Rebecca Anderson, of Oregon City, wooed the judges and was crowned Miss Oregon on June 28 at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center.

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Drum and Bugle Corps Show set for Fourth
Posted: June 27, 2014 - 6:58 pm

Four groups will participate in the Drum and Bugle Corps Show in Seaside on the Fourth of July.

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Cars line Broadway for muscle car show
Updated: July 03, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Their license plates read “II FUN,” “YOU LUZ,” “SEEE YA” and “RRRRR” and had signs on display that read, “Please don’t touch my beautiful body.”

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Art association celebrates 64 years
Posted: June 27, 2014 - 6:34 pm

Trail’s End Art Association is celebrating 64 years as an art association with an art show, community party and gala reception July 4 and 5.

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Rogue Bergerson at 2013 Pac Rim

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2012 Cowapa XC Championships

Astoria's Aurora Olson and Seaside's Brett Willyard talk about their performances in the 2012 Cow...

2012 Cowapa XC Championships
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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

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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