Monthly Archives: June 2018

23 and you, at Chinook Winds

Frankie Valli With cupcakes in the foyer, fireworks in the sky and Frankie Valli in the auditorium, Lincoln City’s Chinook Winds Casino Resort sure knows how to throw a party. The resort, owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of … Continue reading

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State Considers Listing Marten as Endangered

They’re small, they’re furry and they’re rarely seen. But is the Humboldt marten a candidate for the California Endangered Species Act? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife thinks so. According to a press release from the Environmental Protection Information … Continue reading

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Victoria travelblog: Navigating Waterworld

Seattle, as you know, is a fabulous city on Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. You know it and everybody else knows it. People flock to Seattle, which now has a metro population of almost four million. It … Continue reading

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Real estate interests dominate politics in Oregon’s coastal communities

In popular destinations along the Oregon Coast, increased tourism and the ongoing conversion of homes into vacation rentals have contributed to an extreme housing shortage. But as the housing market heats up, real estate interests are putting their money into … Continue reading

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Family tradition: Grandma’s Corner Restaurant now open in Gearhart

Photos by LUKE WHITTAKER Tina Shaffer and her son J.D. Tim opened Grandma’s Corner Restaurant at 4030 Hwy 101 in Gearhart in March. Buy this photo

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Jazz, in the note of sea

Greta Matassa INHOUSE Jazz will continue its 2018 season of intimate house concerts with a performance featuring Seattle vocalist Greta Matassa this Sunday, June 24. Hosted by vocalist Annie Averre, the concert will also feature pianist Darin Clendenin and bassist … Continue reading

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The History of Cannabis Prohibition

Cannabis has a complicated history in the United States. Public interest in cannabis has gone through several cycles of boom and bust since its introduction to the West in the 19th century. Legislation for much of U.S. History has attempted … Continue reading

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Legal pot in Canada: Here’s how the marijuana industry will be different than US weed biz

CLOSE A California group known as “The Waldos” say they have evidence proving they created the marijuana holiday 4/20 when they were high school students back in the 70’s. (April 18) AP A Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament … Continue reading

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Calendar whirls

The Running of the Bols A still from Pacific Power’s Kiteman campaign Creatures from across the Chinese zodiac will soar into the skies this weekend as the Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival gets underway for its 34th year. Organized around … Continue reading

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Loved ones remember Fort Collins teen who went missing off …

CLOSE Sam Allen, 17, went missing and is presumed dead after a wave knocked him off his body board on the Oregon coast. At a celebration of life June 20, his mother and stepfather, Carol and David MacLeod, shared some … Continue reading

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