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February 6, 2016

Rainy Day Reading

Jody Swanson at Cloud & Leaf Bookstore has a couple of great books to help you weather the weather. Click on the image below to check them out!
January 2, 2016

Lower Nehalem Watershed Council Speaker Series

Do you love seabirds? Want to learn how to get involved and help scientists understand seabird populations in marine reserves? Join Lower Nehalem Watershed Council as they welcome Joe Liebezeit, Avian Conservation Program Manager of the Audubon Society of Portland for a presentation on how citizen science has enabled a better understanding […]
December 29, 2015

Calling All Performers! Community Talent Showcase Coming Soon

One of the Hoffman Center For The Arts’ most exciting events of the year, The Manzanita Community Talent Showcase, has been set for Saturday, January 30th at 7:00 p.m. This year we’ll also be doing a matinee show the following day( 1/31). We’re looking for musicians, magicians, comedians, singers, actors, ventriloquists, or […]
December 20, 2015

Buried Beneath The Sand

Buried treasure, the legendary riches hidden in the ground by pirates, is a part of mythical lore. That hasn’t stopped intrepid explorers from searching, and the beaches of the North Coast are a haven for metal detecting enthusiasts. Nehalem resident Richard Mulcahy spent 31 years teaching writing to Neahkahnie High School students. […]
December 18, 2015

It’s Polar Plunge Time Again

Hello Plungers and want to be plungers: Its that time of year again, anticipation is growing, but its best not think about it too much unless you are considering what they will wear to the Annual New Years Day Polar Plunge. Costumes are getting popular and very in. Here is the jist […]
December 17, 2015

First Day Hikes Return to Oregon State Parks

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) joins America’s State Parks in sponsoring First Day Hikes in 28 Oregon State Parks on New Year’s Day, including Nehalem Bay State Park. Park rangers or volunteers will lead most of the hikes. Day-use parking fees are waived for all visitors at participating parks Jan. 1 […]
November 10, 2015

Three Village Affaire rings in holiday season in Manzanita

Spend your holidays at the Three Village Affaire and bring the family! This old-fashioned holiday celebration returns to Manzanita, Nehalem, & Wheeler for its fourth year. Get your holiday spirit flowing with a Turkey Trot, caroling on Laneda Avenue, and a market & trunk show. Top it off with a delicious pancake […]
November 8, 2015

Calling All Sleuths – Mystery Weekend Coming To Manzanita

The 1st Annual Manzanita Mystery Weekend arrives Friday, November 20 and runs through Sunday, November 22 with a full slate of fun, thrilling, and “mysterious” events: Mystery writing workshop A mystery book sale Clue board game tournament Recycling bingo Children’s mystery story hour Magic & mystery art show … and much more! […]
November 2, 2015

Your ‘passport’ to great local holiday shopping!

You need go no further than Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler to get your holiday shopping done. Your shopping passport is your chance to shop locally and find great gifts for everyone. It’s also your chance to win some big prizes, with six amazing prize packages! Prizes include 2 night stay at one […]
November 1, 2015

Shipwrecks Of The North Oregon Coast

We remain fascinated by the stories behind local shipwrecks. They represent the best of people in the worst of circumstances. Nicknames aren’t easy to shake. While they may not always be a badge of honor, a nickname can serve as a useful cautionary tale. Such is the case with the waterways in […]