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Editor’s Picks for the Weekend | Things To Do

Music, live theater, music, some chili and more music are in store for what looks like will be a spring wonder of a weekend. J.B. Harris and the Tough Choices perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Sutter Creek Theatre, … Continue reading

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Permanent offshore oil drilling ban OK’d by Oregon lawmakers

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon state lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a permanent offshore oil drilling ban as the Trump administration forges ahead with a plan that could open up the Pacific coast for petroleum exploration and extraction. The House … Continue reading

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Southern Exposure: Remembering Tom Chatterton | Columns

When Seaside’s Mary Blake read a remembrance of Tom Chatterton at the Seaside City Council this fall, observers may have been unaware of his long history with and contributions to the city. Chatterton, who died Aug. 5, was a renaissance … Continue reading

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AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

Nation World AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT The Associated Press Shake-up at Homeland Security goes beyond Nielsen’s exit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up … Continue reading

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Lawmakers propose new funding to study Oregon’s warming ocean, threats to fishing industry

CLOSE By the end of the century, MIT researchers say tiny algae called phytoplankton will change the color of the world’s oceans thanks to rising temps. Buzz60 The Pacific Ocean off Oregon has been ground zero for the impacts of climate … Continue reading

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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

National AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT The Associated Press Trump choice at Homeland Security focuses on border WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over … Continue reading

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AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

National AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT The Associated Press Homeland Security Sec. Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over … Continue reading

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AP News in Brief at 12:09 a.m. EDT

National AP News in Brief at 12:09 a.m. EDT The Associated Press Homeland Security Sec. Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over … Continue reading

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Achievement measured by a clean beach

When people vacation on the Oregon Coast, they are often looking to relax and have a good time, which means caring for the beach and addressing the problem of marine debris may be the last thing on their mind. “Marine … Continue reading

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New study highlights what boaters should do after the Big One

Boaters in the Columbia River Estuary have about seven minutes to decide how to evacuate during a tsunami. The estimate comes from a study, published by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, exploring how a tsunami would impact … Continue reading

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