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It can take a century for an Oregon Myrtlewood tree to grow to commercial size, and honing its strong, heavy wood into something that can be taken home is also painstakingly slow.

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The operators of Salmon Run Golf Course did not turn a profit in 2021, but revenue projections were exceeded and the group hopes to break even in the coming year.

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Guided 2022 First Day Hikes are set for several state parks on Jan. 1, 2022 and the normal $5 day-use parking fee is waived for the 25 parks that normally require a parking permit. 

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Stories about buried treasure are very seldom completely untrue. Even the wildest flight of golden fantasy started out, hundreds or thousands of augmented and embellished retellings ago, as true stories. Maybe that’s why people love them so much: One gets to speculating about just how much t…

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Combining elements of three genres — U.S. history, family history and memoir — former Brookings Mayor Pat Sherman explores the lives of everyday Americans and the events that shaped their lives. Sherman's new book, In American Tapestry: Portrait of a “Middling” Family, 1746-1934, was recentl…

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As part of the homecoming festivities at Brookings-Harbor High School, the annual Noise Parade returned to the streets of Brookings as students marched to celebrate their school.

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From Sept. 18 through Oct. 3, Oregonians are participating in SOLVE’s 38th annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup in partnership with the Oregon Lottery. This volunteer event is aimed at improving the health of waterways through litter pick-up and restoration work. While this event spans three…

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Volunteers are needed for SOLVE’s annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, on Saturday, Sept. 25. Community members across the state will be hosting nearly 100 volunteer projects along Oregon’s beaches, parks, and neighborhoods. SOLVE encourages any Orego…

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Charlotte Dailey of Brookings has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's summer 2021 president's list. Eligibility for the president's list requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the term.

The Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition is celebrating its 50th anniversary year with a series of online talks from far-flung experts, addressing the coming challenges of the next 50 years.

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The 11th annual Rotary Bike the Rogue bicycling event will take place Saturday, September 11, in Gold Beach. This spectacularly scenic event offers cyclists low traffic routes, along with good weather, great food and SAG support.

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The Curry Student Success Fund offer scholarships to graduating high school students of private, Christian, home school, GED or public school backgrounds and to graduated students continuing their education.

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A local woman became the first female lawyer-deacon in the Lutheran tradition when she was ordained to the public ministry roster of Word and Service in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America during the Sunday morning service held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco on July 25, 2021.

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Come together with thousands of Oregonians on Saturday, Sept. 25, for SOLVE’s Beach & Riverside Cleanup, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery. Volunteer registration is now live and all Oregonians, from Astoria to Brookings, Pendleton to Sunriver, are encouraged to sign up for this sta…

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Then he turned and walked away. Probably he walked straight to the logging locomotive for his last ride into town. Nailing the hat to the stump was a symbolic act — Stewart H. Holbrook was quitting the logging business forever.

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The Lucky 7 Casino will be the site of a memorial for Dayle Niemie, longtime founder and promoter of the Lucky 7 MDA classic car show, who died February 25.

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After voting to turn over public health last month, the Curry County Board of Commissioners have now given the local mental health authority back to the state.

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Victoria Lindaman and her husband moved to Brookings in 2007 to retire. They both loved the ocean, so they bought a ranch with an ocean view. However, Lindaman lost her husband to cancer in 2018, and now it appears she will lose her scenic view.

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The Langlois Lions is hosting the annual Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale on Saturday, May 15, through Sunday May 23, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. This open air market is located at 94180 Kerber Lane. Masks are required. The sale is not at the Lions Club.

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Local station 100.7 FM Curry Coast Community Radio could go off the air, unless they find a new tower to broadcast from by October.