News Flash

Home

44 Stories
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Find a COVID-19 testing site

Are you wondering where you can find a COVID-19 testing site and when you can go?

Adventist Health Tillamook - Hospital1000 3rd St, Tillamook, OR 97141(503) 842-4444Open 24 hours

Screening Required/Restrictions Apply

Tillamook County Community Health Center ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Governor Kate Brown issues new STATEWIDE rules effective July 24th

new rules 7.24

Governor Kate Brown issues new STATEWIDE rules effective July 24th:

**Face coverings are required for age 5 and up

**Restaurants and bars must close at 10pm statewide, regardless of phase

**Face coverings are now required when exercising indoors, plus outdoo...

Read on...

Oregon COVID-19 Info Home
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Fire Department Training Officer Job Opening

Click on this link for more information: 

Fire Department Training Officer Announcement

Click on this link for the Application Form: 

City of Garibaldi Application

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 15, 2020

$200 million in Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund Approved

The legislative Emergency Board today approved more than $200 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars to provide further economic support for Oregonians and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Highlights:

● $25.6 million ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 15, 2020

"Move Over" law update

The "MOVE OVER" law was updated this year to include ALL motor vehicles not just EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

"In Oregon, you must move over to a non-adjacent lane – or slow down by at least five miles under the speed limit – when...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 15, 2020

UNEMPLOYMENT UPDATE

IF YOU HAVE YET TO RECEIVE ANY COMPENSATION FROM UNEMPLOYMENT... you may have a $500 emergency relief check waiting for you soon.

Today the legislative Emergency Board today approved more than $200 million in Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars t...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Updates from Governor Kate Brown

Governor Kate Brown announced today during her press conference:

- a ban on indoor social gatherings of more than 10 people (click on picture below to see exclusions)

- effective July 15 masks will be required outdoors if 6 feet of distance cannot be mainta...

Read on...

Full Press Conference Home
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Vacancy on Planning Commission

Commission Vacancy

Home
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Burn Season Closing

Burning Restrictions 2020

Tillamook County will be in line with the Oregon Department of Forestry in burning regulations. Meaning open burning will completely close July 15th and burn barrels will close July 30th county wide.These regulations are in effect county wide as ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Library Book Pickup Hours Changed

library

The Garibaldi branch will now have pickup available from 12pm to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Also, you no longer need to schedule a time to pickup, but please call ahead (503-322-2100) so Norma can gather the books you request and have them ready for you ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

State of Emergency extended to September 4th

Governor Kate Brown signed Executive Order 20-30 extending the state of emergency another 60 days until September 4th.

Also,Tillamook County Board of Commissioners extended Tillamook County’s state of emergency, as well.  This will ensur...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Residential and commercial eviction bans extended

eviction

Residential and commercial eviction bans have been extended through September 30th.

Eviction moratorium (HB 4213): Oregon’s eviction moratorium is now extended to September 30 for both residential and commercial tenants. After the moratorium is o...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Press Conference on Mandatory Face Masks

Governor Kate Brown’s held a press briefing this morning - July 1 - to discuss the state of COVID-19 in Oregon, including her statewide face covering requirement for indoor public spaces and her extension of the COVID-19 state of emergency.&...

Read on...

Video Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

11th positive case of COVID-19 in Tillamook County

Tillamook County Community Health Centers announces the 11th positive case of COVID-19 in Tillamook County.

https://tillamookchc.org/11th-positive-case/?fbclid=IwAR3PSAAOZKm5d91kR1azUNTvL1o-KQeRjTEOiNOCgTdhmrSFQDKM9Srin1E 

#staysafe #masksrequireds...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Minimum wage increased July 1st

BOLI_MinWage

Minimum wage increases today across the state. In Tillamook County the rate is now $12.00 per hour.

▶ Every worker must be paid at least minimum wage. There are exceptions but they are uncommon.

▶ The minimum wage goes up every year. The n...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 29, 2020

STATEWIDE Face Mask Requirement effective July 1st

aa6j6DbkRiWJLMUI4O1x_masks-required-statewide-effective-july-1st

Effective July 1, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has issued a STATEWIDE requirement to wear face mask, face shield, or face covering!

"Face coverings are required for indoor public spaces in every county effective July 1st. Children under 12 years of age,...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 25, 2020

UPDATE: Construction on Miami Foley Road to begin June 29th

Update from Tillamook County Roads - Public Works regarding construction on Miami Foley Road.

Construction will be just south of the 4 mile mark on Miami Foley Road and will include a two-lane bypass. Construction is scheduled to start June 29th and run th...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Oregon Health Authority Face Covering Facts

Screenshot (29)

  1. Cloth masks don’t increase your risk of infection;
  2. Face coverings are an effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19;
  3. Wearing a face covering does not put you at risk for inhaling too much carbon dioxide; and
  4. Wearing a face covering does not cause...
Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 24, 2020

COVID-19 testing and antibody tests

testing

There’s been a lot of questions about COVID-19 testing and the antibody tests.  As of today (June 23, 2020) 1087 tests have been administered in Tillamook County, of that only 7 tests have been positive.  Tillamook County has a...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

OREGON SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH GOV. KATE BROWN ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Justices on the Oregon Supreme Court ruled against a group of churches and individuals.

The Oregon Supreme Court ordered the Baker County judge to throw out the preliminary injunction that had found Gov. Kate Brown’s executive "Stay Home Sav...

Read on...

See Oregonian News Article here Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Governor Kate Brown announces Statewide “pause” on Reopening

Governor Kate Brown and other health officials held a press conference today to explain the rationale behind the week-long, statewide “pause”.  Brown said this is more of a caution sign rather than a full-on stop sign. &nb...

Read on...

Video of Press Conference here Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

#EatOregonSeafood initiative launched

EatOregonSeafood-SocialImage-750x422

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), the Oregon seafood industry, and Oregon Sea Grant have launched the #EatOregonSeafood initiative to encourage Oregonians and Washingtonians to purchase and prepare Oregon seafood at home amid the pandemic to sup...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Law enforcement agrees to Citation moratorium extension

Due to the DMV being closed from March 18 to June 2, there is an expected backlog of 3 months.

Oregon law enforcement agencies have agreed to extended the citation moratorium through October 1 for expired driver licenses, permits, ID cards, and vehicle reg...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Reopening Guidance Tool

Guidance visual for each phase.  See what can open now that we are in Phase II in Tillamook County as of June 8th.

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Contract Tracing Info

Although Tillamook County has been lucky in that we have only had 6 confirmed case thus far, our surrounding communities have had significant increases recently.   

Read this post from the Newport Oregon Mayor regarding the the Pacific Se...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Ready Schools, Safe Learners plan for the 2020-2021 school year

Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education announced the Ready Schools, Safe Learners plan for the 2020-2021 school year.

Under the direction of Governor Kate Brown, the ODE has worked closely with the OHA to put together a blueprint of...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Garibaldi Water Quality Report

2019 Public Water System Consumer Confidence Report

The City of Garibaldi is pleased to present our annual Water Quality Report for 2019. This report provides information about our municipal drinking water and the system that provides it. We also want you ...

Read on...

Read Full Report Here Home
Posted on: June 4, 2020

ODOT wants your feedback about road funding

ODOT feedback re  road funding

Click picture to the right to read the bulletin from ODOT

Read more info here:

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Garibaldi Bus Stop Plan

Rider Alert Garibaldi Flag Stops

Effective May 18, 2020, “flag stops” will be prohibited within the downtown Garibaldi area to improve schedule reliability and safety of our passengers and general public.

Bus stops will be limited to the two (2) official (northbound an...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City Council approves Resolution to allow transient lodging to re-open

The City Council of Garibaldi passed Resolution 2020-06 last night and will be allowing transient lodging to re-open throughout the City on May 28th, 2020. If you plan a visit, please see our listing of current businesses that are open at this time, we lo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Rent Assistance Info - $75,000 allotted to Tillamook County

rental-assist

In need of rent assistance? Contact CARE immediately.  

Oregon Housing and Community Services Agency (OHCS) has created a Rent Relief Program to provide assistance to people who have experienced loss of income and are at risk of homelessness due t...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Xfinity WiFi Hotspot Access Opens Nationwide in Response to Coronavirus

Xfinity

Everyone can now access 1.5 million out-of-home Xfinity WiFi hotspots for free: These hotspots are normally located in business areas, retail locations and transit areas.

To find your nearest hotspot, enter your zip code. Once you are at the location, foll...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: May 18, 2020

STATUS OF ESTABLISHMENTS IN GARIBALDI

open closed

Click the link below to see the list of establishments in Garibaldi to find out if they are open or closed at this time and the capacity at which they are operating:

https://www.ci.garibaldi.or.us/DocumentCenter/View/1319/Status-of-Garibaldi-Establishments...

Read on...

Updates Home
Posted on: May 12, 2020

New webpage for COVID-19 food resources

Need Food Header

Many of us need support accessing food right now, and there are new and expanded resources to help meet these needs. To make it easier to see what resources are available, the Department of Human Services has developed a new website to help connect Oregon...

Read on...

DHS Need Food Website Home
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Pandemic School Meal Replacement Benefits

meal

Families who have experienced significant income loss may have become eligible for free or reduced-price school meals, and there is still time to apply. 

Apply online by clicking link below or contact your local school.

Benefits will be retroactive...

Read on...

Apply for benefits here Home
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Community Assistance by CARE

CARE Logo

Do you need help paying your electric bill (or other assistance)?

The Oregon Energy Fund provides funds for energy assistance to more than 30 partner agencies and nonprofits in Oregon. We have a local agency that has funds to help you out with this and man...

Read on...

CARE website Home
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Cancellation of the 2020 Garibaldi Days Festival

Cancellation 2020 Letter

Dear Community:

As the situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic is still currently unfolding and the future of limitations is unknown at this time, our Tourism Commission was faced with the difficult decision of cancelling the Garibaldi Days festival sch...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Multiple Links to Community Resources

VARIOUS RESOURCES FOR THE COMMUNITY

Multilingual Resources: Oregon Health Authority (Under the Resources for the Community section) 

Income Assistance Resources:

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Water continues to be safe to drink and use despite Coronavirus concerns

10152551_10152288781262229_586464195_nepa

A message from our Public Works department to our water customers regarding your water quality during this pandemic:

The water is safe to drink and use as always. Our treatment and disinfection process kills viruses, including the Coronavirus. The United S...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor Riggs statement re: social distancing

Mayor PC 03202020 (1)-page-001

It has come to the City’s attention that in this time of crisis there may be some who are not taking social distancing suggestions made by state and federal health authorities with the depth to which the recommendations were intended. The best-k...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Tourism Commission Statement re: COVID-19/Garibaldi Days

Tourism Commission PN-page-001

March 20, 2020

Message from the Garibaldi Tourism Commission regarding Garibaldi Days and COVID-19:

The Garibaldi Tourism Commission does not intend to cancel or postpone Garibaldi Days at this time. We will continue planning as normal. Although there is li...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Mayoral Office Hours

Mayor Hours: Starting January 14th, Mayor Judy Riggs will be holding office hours at City Hall every Tuesday and Thursday form 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. If you would like to chat with the Mayor, you may come in and sign up for an appointment with her.

Read on...

Home