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Randy Bishop of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada, was inspired to email after reading a November Cannon Beach Gazette story about Scott Rekate‘s visit to the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, “Fisherman r…

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So what is happening with the Tillamook Lighthouse, anyway? After Terrible Tilly (pictured in 1901) was declared surplus by the federal government, it was sold several times, the last buyers b…

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It was Elvis Presley‘s birthday on Jan. 8, and the third graders at Hilda Lahti Elementary School read a short biography about him, took a quiz, watched a video and had a few local rock stars …

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Since the Ear is on vacation, this week’s column is comprised of past stories plucked from the voluminous Ear Vault.

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On a timely historical note, Capt. James A. Scarborough settled on his several-hundred-acre land claim at Chinook Point (now Fort Columbia) on Dec. 1, 1843, with his new wife, Ann Elizabeth, a…

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A little maritime history: The 278-foot long Falls of Clyde, the last sail-powered oil tanker in the world, has been out of commission and moored in Honolulu since 1963, and faring none too we…

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Linda Bloomquist Killion reported about the 60th reunion of the Astoria High School Class of 1958, which took place Sept. 21 to 23. Quite a turnout of 60 classmates, plus guests, showed up for…

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“Wake Up Sneakerheads!” the sales pitch begins. “nat-2 launches “vegan luxury sneakers made from real coffee” that are handmade in Italy “in a new family-run high-tech facility” (bit.ly/coffsn…

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“Sea turtles that are near our shoreline this time of year have become enveloped by colder water as the warmer summer currents dissipate and winter sets in here in the Northeastern Pacific,” J…

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A 15-foot tall troll named Isak Hearthstone created an influx of tourist admirers, infuriating local homeowners in Breckenridge, Colorado, who demanded his removal from a spot on a popular hik…