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Tillamook's grilled cheese cook-off will crown a sandwich champion - Saturday's contest at the Tillamook Cheese Factory will pit three local grilled cheese makers in a head-to-head cook-off to win a grand prize of $500 and the title of best grilled cheese. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Toxins force stop to mussel-gathering - Recreational mussel-gathering is prohibited from Tillamook Head in Clatsop County south to the North Jetty at Yaquina Bay because of elevated levels of paralytic shellfish toxins. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad defies order to stop work in Salmonberry River - The state of Oregon has ordered a company to stop rebuilding sections of the Port of Tillamook Bay railroad because it doesnt have a permit to put material into the nearby river. - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

All lanes re-opened after mudslide on Hwy 6 - GLENWOOD, Ore. -- A mudslide closed the Wilson River Highway for more than a day, but all lanes were reopened Thursday at 5 p.m. The slide broke loose on Wednesday on the Wilson River Highway, about eight miles west of Glenwood near the turnoff to Brownscamp in the Tillamook State Forest, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.   "Sometimes we have a slide like this and it requires ... - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Beaverton fisherman drowns in Wilson River - TILLAMOOK, Ore. -- Searchers have found the body of a fisherman from Beaverton who slipped into the Wilson River with waders on Monday night. Divers said they found Richard Belhumeur's body in about fifteen feet of water, approximately a quarter of a mile downstream from where he fell in. Belhumeur's son initially reported the accident to authorities. He said his father was crossing the Wilson ... - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Taft baseball continues hot start - TILLAMOOK — After a 10-0 drubbing of Willamina to start the season, the Taft Tigers were feeling confident heading into a playoff rematch with the Tillamook Cheesemakers on Tuesday. - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Tillamook museum remembers Bayocean Park, the resort town that fell into the sea - Bayocean Park, dubbed the Atlantic City of the West, was a vacation dreamland that quickly became a nightmare, even robbing one man of his mental health. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Cormorant hazing aims to protect fish - TILLAMOOK - Hazing of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon coast in an attempt to improve survival of juvenile salmon and steelhead as they migrate from inl - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Mussel harvest closed on part of Oregon coast - SALEM, Ore. (AP) - State regulators have closed part of the Oregon coast to mussel harvesting because of elevated levels of marine toxins that can cause severe, even fatal, reactions in humans. The closure area stretches from Tillamook Head in Clatsop County to the north jetty of Yaquina ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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