Good News for Oregon Coast Razor Clamming, Sunset Bay; Trail …

Good News for Oregon Coast Razor Clamming, Sunset Bay; Trail Meeting

Published 07/20/2018 at 5:42 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff

(Manzanita, Oregon) – Good news for razor clamming on the southern Oregon coast as well as fans of one beach in Coos County, while a public meeting will be held soon on the famed Salmonberry Trail in Tillamook County. (Razor clamming photo above courtesy Seaside Aquarium).

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) have announced another part of the Oregon coast is back open

...read more at http://www.beachconnection.net/news/rclamsun072018_535.php

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Oregon fireworks, rodeos and parades: Where to celebrate 2018 Fourth of July

Waterfront Blues Festival: Gates open at 11 a.m. Wednesday-Saturday, July 4-7. The largest celebration of blues, soul, funk and rhythm and blues west of the Mississippi returns to Portland’s waterfront for the 31st year. Expect performances across four stages, food, vendors and river boat cruises. This year’s featured artists include George Thorogood, The Revivalists, Beth Hart, The Mavericks, Marc Broussard, Robert Randolph the Family Band, Ruthie Foster and  The Motet. July Fourth festivities will end with a fireworks display over the Willamette. $40 four-day pass, single-day tickets $15 advance, $20 at door, 12 and under free with paid adult.

...read more at https://www.oregonlive.com/expo/life_and_culture/erry-2018/06/0cf5e53ac88014/oregon_fireworks_rodeos_and_pa.html

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3 arrested outside Portland ICE building, crowd jeers Patriot Prayer members

Above: Joey Gibson, leader of right-wing group Patriot Prayer, arrived at the ICE building in SW Portland on July 20, 2018, where an encampment protest has been ongoing since June.



 

Gibson and his Vancouver, Washington-based, pro-Trump group have been controversial because it’s rallies held along the West Coast promoting free speech have attracted people affiliated with neo-Nazi, white supremacy and other hate groups. Gibson has said in the past that Patriot Prayer doesn’t promote racism and white supremacy.

In Portland, several of the rallies have led to violent clashes with counter protesters. Portland police declared a downtown

...read more at https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2018/07/3_arrested_outside_portland_ic.html

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Douglas John Ball – Yakima Herald

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Douglas John Ball went to heaven just before sunrise on July 5, 2018. After a courageous and positive fight against cancer he is now at peace with Jesus. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7

Doug was born in Yakima in 1955. Some of his best memories of his younger years were being on the YMCA swim team, trips to Mimi and Grampsie’s Kingston beach cabin, and family vacations at Lake Chelan, where he developed his love of waterskiing. Doug went on to obtain his

...read more at http://www.yakimaherald.com/obituaries/douglas-john-ball/article_b8b7adb0-8c6f-11e8-96a9-8f13528354e8.html

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Calendar: Entertainment events coming up

Friday, July 20

Coburg Quilt Show — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coburg Community Charter School, 91274 N. Coburg Road, Coburg.

Coburg Golden Years Festival — 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pavilion Park, Willamette McKenzie Streets, Coburg.

Coupe de Ville — 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Coiner Park, 1319 Main St., Cottage Grove.

Jeremy Pruitt — 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. J. Scott Cellars, 520 Commercial St., Unit G.

Caitlin Jemma Acoustic Duo — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friendly Street Market, 2757 Friendly St.

Pau Hana Friday with Mailani — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Whirled Pies Downtown, 199 W. Eighth

...read more at http://www.chipleypaper.com/entertainmentlife/20180720/calendar-entertainment-events-coming-up

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Clamming closure ends on parts of Oregon Coast – Tillamook Headlight

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce a portion of the coast has opened for razor clamming as domoic acid levels have fallen below the closure limit. 

Recreational razor clamming is now open from Tillamook Head to Cape Arago.

Recreational razor clamming is closed for the ODFW annual conservation closure from the Columbia River to Tillamook Head. This closure is not related to biotoxins.

Recreational razor clamming is also closed from Cape Arago to the California border for elevated levels of domoic acid toxin. This includes all beaches and all

...read more at https://www.tillamookheadlightherald.com/news/clamming-closure-ends-on-parts-of-oregon-coast/article_27469860-8c6e-11e8-85fb-b7962443cfee.html

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Connelly: Pack a towel, head for these stunning NW Ocean beaches


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Canadians in the Cannabis Biz Could Get Banned from Entering the US

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O Canada! I hear you have made cannabis legal throughout your entire country! When added to your socialized medicine and much, much lower rates of “sadly unavoidable” shootings in schools, you are making it ever more enticing for me to renounce my US citizenship. And due to our syphilitic-brained, xenophobic, traffic-cone-colored Dictator-in-Chief, you’re looking more attractive by the minute. I

...read more at https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2018/07/20/21430571/canadians-in-the-cannabis-biz-could-get-banned-from-entering-the-us

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Manzanita property owner challenges $1.8 million in vacation rental fines with a federal lawsuit

Sandra Petersen is suing Manzanita over $1.8 million in vacation rental fines.

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Sandra Petersen is suing Manzanita over $1.8 million in vacation rental fines.


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MANZANITA — A property owner hit with $1.8 million in vacation rental fines has filed a federal lawsuit against Manzanita claiming the city’s enforcement is unconstitutional.

Sandra Petersen, a co-trustee of the Kingwood Trust, which owns the home

...read more at http://www.dailyastorian.com/Local_News/20180720/manzanita-property-owner-challenges-18-million-in-vacation-rental-fines-with-a-federal-lawsuit

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Campfires banned at all Oregon State Parks, even on the Oregon …

All campfires and open flames are now banned at Oregon’s state parks, including those at the coast. 

The ban took effect at 10 a.m. Thursday in response to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s declaration of a fire emergency. 

“The campfire and open flame ban includes campgrounds, day-use areas, and all areas of the Ocean Shore

...read more at https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2018/07/19/campfires-banned-all-oregon-state-parks-even-oregon-coast/801079002/

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