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Massive Manure Spill Closes Tillamook Bay To Shellfish Harvesting

Statesman Journal | April 19, 2017 5:26 p.m.

Tillamook Bay was closed to commercial shellfish harvesting last week, following a massive spill of liquid manure from a nearby dairy. It was scheduled to reopen Wednesday night.

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Residents Raise A Stink About Tillamook's 'Dairy Air'

OPB | March 20, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Some Oregon cities will always have that distinct smell, some in "dairy air" Tillamook think the stink should go.

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Top Stories: Vote On Intel Tax Deal Tuesday; Biologists Plan To Recapture, Recollar OR-7

OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 8 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Monday, Aug. 25: Washington County and Hillsboro will vote on whether to allow Intel to invest up to $100 billion in new equipment over the next 30 years, biologists plan to capture and collar Wolf OR-7 and his growing wolf pack, the city of Springfield will dedicate a new Simpsons mural Monday at noon, and more.

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Top Stories: U.S. Forest Service Seeks More Funding, Crews Search For Tillamook Forest Campers

OPB | Aug. 21, 2014 7:20 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Thursday, Aug. 21: The U.S. Forest Service officials say they need more money to cover firefighting costs, rescue crews are searching Tillamook State Forest for two missing campers, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department will permit a rancher to shoot wolves threatening his sheep, and more.

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Top Stories: Wildfires Burn Throughout State, Tillamook Cheese Buses Found

OPB | July 15, 2014 7:27 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Tuesday, July 15: Wildfires continue to burn throughout the state, the three missing Tillamook cheese buses were found in Central California, Bend plans to create a new council to manage a popular park and more.

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Near Space in Tillamook

OPB | Oct. 17, 2012 12:50 p.m.

While Felix Baumgartner's incredible near space jump garnered the world's attention, a low profile company in Tillamook has been quietly working to expand its high altitude balloon facility. 

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Layoffs at the Tillamook Cheese Factory

OPB | Jan. 11, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Tillamook Cheese has announced that it will be cutting 50 positions at its factory in Tillamook.