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HHIIPPFFiiSSHHmmoonntthhllyy Volume 14 Issue 178 November 2013 tthhee ccoolluummbbiiaa ppaacciifificc rreeggiioonn’’ss ffrreeee aalltteerrnnaattiivvee The state of the State Forests Spend an Evening with the NORTH COAST FOREST COALITION CELEBRATE AND PLAY A PART NOV. 22 pg 13 Portland’s Inflectionist Poetry Review @ KALA Nov. 8 KATIE NO TREES Puttin’ The Oyster back in Oysterville Community Garden – Living with Trees and then they’re gone OYSTERVILLE SEA FARMS It’s a Wrap by Erin Hofseth pg 3 by Bob Goldberg pg 9 by Cathy Nist pg 30 prana massage Leigh Oviatt, LMT Historic Pier 39 503.812.2492 [email protected] www.pranamassage.org #18492 swedish, deep tissue & traditional thai massage Imogen home & garden ARTS Gallery c o n t e m p o r a r y w o r k s fine art unique furniture 240 11th street, astoria, or • 503.468.0620 decor mon – sat 11 to 5:30, sun 11 to 4 • www.imogengallery.com color consulting 503.325.2189 260 Tenth Street • Astoria Open 11 - 5:30 (closed tue wed) www.forsythea.com finn ware foxgloves Finn Ware is turning 26 Stroll - Brian Cameron on November 13th. 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NEW LOCATION! *le vAellls g aerned weresl,c oamgees., and Relax, Explore, Enjoy! moonlotusmassage.com *Coin belts, zills, 503.338.4871 veils, & music are 2935 Marine Dr., Astoria provided. Hrs: Tue - Sat 11am - 6pm peaceful setting • on the riverwalk closed sun - mon phone: 503-338-8106 For private lessons, performances: 1139 Commercial St. astoriaartsandmovement.com lic.#14319 503.791.5657 Astoria, OR 97103 nov13 hipfishmonthly.com 2 HIPFiSHmonthly • November 2013 Katie No Trees By Erin Hofseth EvEry summEr our Oregon Coast towns are As full time residents it is easy to forget the sig- blueberry bushes. They lovingly planted an Androm- swarmed with visitors. We see them gathered cozily nificance of what surrounds us. Katie Trees and her eda tree and an Escallonia shrub. ThePyh corteoa: tDeodn a F rank around evening bonfires, frolicking in the ocean, daughter, Ara, are two people who have not forgot- bark-chip pathway weaving around the perimeter of building sand-castles, searching for seashells, and ten how blessed we are living here on the North their house so that they could move about the yard in standing in awe of our pink-orange sunsets. These Oregon Coast. They moved out of apartment living winter without getting muddy. same adoring visitors are hiking our mountain trails and into a Seaside home three years ago. The draw Their yard was home to a plethora of wildlife. Bird under the canopy of huge old-growth trees and of their current residence, tucked back off Wahanna feeders and wind chimes hung from tree branches abundant greenery. They are walking the banks of road, was the natural beauty of the land surrounding and a bird bath serviced many a flighty friend. Ara our rivers and investigating the array of bird species it. They were immediately enchanted by the mag- is a photographer. She has been ill and homebound inhabiting our beaches, estuaries and woods. Mil- nificent Cedar, Hemlock, Spruce and Fir trees encir- lions of dollars are spent every year so cling the neighborhood. Although much of the land for seven years, and her yard has been a sanctuary, a that people can escape their traf- comprising their yard is not actually owned by their place of healing and tranquility for her. She has spent fic jams and concrete to seek landlords, they have been caring for the untended hours photographing her wildlife friends. Her pro- renewal in the ocean air. land for the last three years. Katie and Ara planted tected yard and the forested land surrounding their The natural beauty of our and maintained a variety of ferns, plants, bushes, house provided her with the opportunity to experi- own backyard is what many shrubs, and flowers. They watched the visiting deer ence the outdoors in a safe and beautiful environ- people consider paradise. munch from the thriving elderberry, huckleberry and ment. cont. on page 14 3 nov13 hipfishmonthly.com Tattoo Road Trip – The best of Oregon KALA@HIPFiSHmonthlypresents book Signing Parties Oregon tattoo history by Mary Jane Haake, and more. Mary and Bob are on a road trip of tattoo shops, signing cop- ies and meeting tattoo lovers. Shop owners, artists and tat- Los Desinteresado tooed clients will also be there to autograph their chapters. The book will not be for sale on Amazon, so the best bet is to attend a signing date. @ KALA • Astoria—Saturday, November 9th (3-5 p.m.) Keepsake Tattoo Studio, 253 11th Street, Astoria 97103, To5An yK ethEae rAs u, pbanbigde R acteo ggnrgdoaeoenv sbeeda ni ttd ht eow c3ho.o aYssoetu rf hogyre toht vmLeo rs bOb bAxTER, famed tattoo • (S95et0ha3 s()6i d3-8e2 —5p-.S4ma1.t8)u 1rday, November DsoohihB(esdfnfbalc it“t rsiito8Mucv“ tnrligosisWaogtin:omieuYe o”elvn3antoaet voneq eh,ng0t bedds d eBsou rure(epa re twoeosr te’a flhe rby mrrh,hpl caprhs eu fiisnEreaalntkalr o,oae tsch doTn v g,kidShytyms i saeeugd nmaio,aos tnilt ri tla g ru ti“n .n reMl ataengu triyms!bh tasdh y sgari itvaNesucvmdEs eoeln eb.re,ie ttra” oaok, boeo hle i asay ac njvantasiE aE n lckshgwessn.)nsAzird t ls,petmoedeMisz da orhc sTrot t t y3.…k bteanif t Bh rlt raoW,hsCirr,tte i ef t o hnoih reefflnrod d a rioagun a do)togc9ecloi,tspp,rk s ronkrl .fiim ctit epesap ctghntcinaa an maoeeeepe’irbnittincttenr rnllr l’aiiaKsce tuag tvgonsgiE,ns ublAvci isngostsuvat,rsektry. 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Do you love creative process, and connec- book and The Mercury. croquet? tions between humans (physical or spiritual) and landscapes (real or imagined). The work captures what could be perceived as ordi- nary and makes it extraordinary Opening: November 14, 6pm, by illuminating this rich tapestry CCC Art Center Gallery. Artist of connections. Curated by: Jacob Covey, presentation, 3pm November Neil Young for American Songbook David Homer, Lucien Swerdloff. 14. Through January 16. Jeremy Davis The Art of Colin Smith and David Coyne LOCAL ARTISTS Colin Smith ing the mundane task of lugging monaL ccEraIoGn pvHah soO rtVeovgIAerTaaplTsh’ Sy afGonerdcoe rDsg aewv aBidsr heCiwnoegyr nyke ea gfinsrds a ts tjo otohinnee rFdeo arlt- kawe ofgarnks, t oathvsteeicr t awjo oyine ata-rrst ihisnot swt hdienre gma omafk enindeg wu. p ai“t sLweaolyfr;el dar p Cutanlykt oeti ,t”le d, iozfef-db ae amt uvitsuuaal li natret.r eWsht iilne ccroenattiinnug- Fevedr uDoa mfronn itse adn b Ays Ttoerrieasna peeling posters on Barnes and Andrea telephone poles Mazzerella. Formed in provide infinite and 2011, they know a few intimate contact things about beer with with transformative their video-hit, Tall Boys. imagery. Fort George Brew- ery Lovell Showroom, Kurtiss Lofstrom Sid Deluca November 9 Art Walk, 5-10pm. Music by Fever Damn nov13 hipfishmonthly.com 4 h f • n e w s b i t e s ROP/Nearing Victory HIPFiSHmonthly for Occupy Roseburg To establish legal homeless camp Nov 13 THE RURAL Organizing Project, serving the communi- ties of rural Oregon to advance progressive visions of justice, has backed Occupy Roseburg in their efforts to place a legal homeless campsite in the city of Rose- burg. ROP put out the call to action to all its statewide CULTURAL CALeNDAR member groups to let the Roseburg city council know & the month day by day 16-22 how important it is to establish a safe and legal camping site for the region’s homeless. Many emails were sent to News & FeATURes . . . 5 - 15 City Manager Lance Colley addressing why rural folks around the state care about how Roseburg responds, • KATIE NO TREES . . . 3, 14-15 many of which have homeless concerns and solutions in their own communities. • NEW COLUMN ACTIONS ON THE LAND 7 After nearly two years of close collaboration with the local homeless community, Occupy Roseburg has iden- • OY TO OYSTERS . . . 9 tified getting a legalized homeless camp in downtown • POETRY EVENT . . . 12 Roseburg as a #1 priority. Last June, they convened a Tammy J. Holmes groundbreaking community conversation around the • COVER STORY . . . 13 need for a legal encampment, including a roundtable Medium, Spiritual Coach, Author and Speaker of folks from successful homeless camps and services @ KALA • Nov 11 • 7:30pm • OUTLOOK/LOOKOUT . . . 16 around the state. In addition, Occupy Roseburg celebrated their 100th Tammy J. Holmes returns to KALA, create lives of abundance in spirit consecutive weekly Feed the Burg community potluck Monday, November 11, 7:30pm and in hope. COLUMNS AND Occupy Roseburg’s two year anniversary. Oc- (doors open at 7pm). Admission is Tammy has an ability to meet a cupy Roseburg organizer Gary Harris describes what $15 at the door. KALA is located at client where they are and work with their work has looked like over the last two years: “we 1017 Marine Drive in Astoria. A them to move freely to where they continue to see Feed the Burg evolve into more and gifted Medium, Spiritual Coach, want to be with respect to their Steve Berk . . . 6 more beautiful things, and we aren’t done yet. We hope Speaker, and Author, Tammy brings individual belief. This what sets her ON RAIN . . . LOve 7 one day to throw a Feed the Burg party and no one universal hope and change through apart within the spiritual community. WORD/Literary events . . . 20 shows up because there’s no longer a need.” her work with individuals and groups Over 35,000 reading and coaching FLASHCUTS . . . . . . KANeKUNI 22 After month’s of silence and zero response from the through her private sessions of sessions since her start have further BIKe MADAMe . . . HAMMITT-MCDONALD . . 23 city council, and earlier deliberations of which the coun- readings and talks and now through enhanced her skills. cil disregarded a homeless camp as that which should FRee WILL ASTROLOGY . . . BRezNY 23 her book Remembering One, Once Always seeking to contribute to fall under a city council jurisdiction, the City Manager Again. those in need, she has been called NeTWORK COMMUNITY LISTINGS . . . 24 Lance Coolley sent a message that they are eager to During the session at KALA, on to assist also in circumstances BODIeS IN BALANCe. . . . . eRFLING ND 25 schedule a meeting. Tammy will receive questions from where no answers could be found SONjA GRACe MeSSAGeS . . . 26 individual audience members, and by traditional means. For eaxample, WORD & WISDOM . . . NASON 26 FREE Statewide Community Discussions give guidance to those questions. Tammy was pivotal in helping police CHeW ON THIS . . . MYeRS 27 this Winter She will also lead a group medita- locate the body of Phoenix-area FOODGROOve . . . .COMMUNITY GARDeN WRAP UP 30 CONVERSATION PROJECT programs cover topics tion, and speak about her book businesswoman’s mother in the such as gender, life after war, and the history and future Remembering One, Once Again, a desert. This garnered national at- KALA is the groundfloor gallery and performance space lo- of race in Oregon. book written through a channeled tention and was featured in People cated at the production office of HIPFiSHmonthly. We proudly Communities around the state have year-round guide. She is also currently available Magazine in 2006. collaborate with local and regional artists in a presentational access to free discussions through the Conversation for private readings through Novem- To create transformation on a format. KALA is the Finnish word for fish. Project, a program of Oregon Humanities that connects ber 12. You can contact Tammy at grander scale, she has produced Oregonians with public scholars and provocative ideas. 602.347.7799. over 25 of The Awakening Con- HIPFiSHmonthly is located at 1017 Marine Dr in Astoria. Thirty-four different Conversation Project programs Working with clients since 1996, ferences—thus connecting other 503.338.4878 will take place in fifteen communities around the state Tammy has helped her interna- internationally renowned speakers this winter. This season’s programs address such topics tional clientele to realize their higher such as Marianne Williamson, Mi- Send general email correspondance: [email protected] as the state of marriage, urban–rural relations, cultural purpose. With her guidance, clients chael and Rickie Beckwich, and Don HIPFiSH is produced on the web at: www.hipfishmonthly.com attitudes toward death and aging, and the history and have learned to connect to their Miguel Ruiz with thousands seeking Hipfish is printed at the Daily Astorian future of racial diversity in Oregon. world within and outside expanding spiritual growth. themselves to love more fully and Conversations on the Coast Coming Up: Clatsop County Editor/PublishEr: DeCeMBeR • Life After War: Photography and Oral Histories of LNG DEQ dinah urell HIPFiSH Coming Home, by James Lommasson. (11/22 at Hearing and Rally Astoria Public Library, 450 10th St., Astoria) THE OREGON Department of port terminal like OLNG’s proposal ON THe RACKS GraPhics: • Mind the Gaps: How Gender Shapes our Lives, by Environmental Quality (DEQ) is host- will inevitably create air and water les Kanekuni FRIDAY DeC 6 Jade Aguilar. (12/5 at Judge Guy Boyington Building, ing a public information meeting in quality problems and hazards. That’s Michelle roth Cover Photo: Michael Granger • 8S5o7m Cetohminmg eOrcldia,l SSot.m, Aetshtoinrgia )New: Exploring the State Aansdto arinas. wDeErQ q uweisllt isohnasr ea binofourtm Oarteiogno n tohne. Tlohcias li sa inr oatn ad fwoarmtear l whee adreinpge,n bdu t Kate Giese Cover Design: Les Kanekuni of Marriage, by Leslie Dunlap. (2/7 at Astor Library LNG’s air quality and water quality instead a chance to talk with state Friends Association, 450 10th St., Astoria) permit applications. The first phase calEndar/Production agency people who are coming to Tillamook of this project is the proposed con- assistance/staffWriter: cathy • Mind the Gaps: How Gender Shapes our Lives, by struction of the terminal. This public Astoria because they want to hear from us, “ said NO LNG activist nist Jade Aguilar. (1/25 at Tillamook County Pioneer information meeting will address Laurie Caplan. Museum, 2106 2nd St., Tillamook) permit applications related to the MaGic WEb WorKEr: Lincoln proposed terminal facility, but not Rally Outside, Tuesday NOv 12 bob Goldberg • Lessons from Lincoln: Is Political Bipartisanship the pipeline.  – 5pm, Wear RED, bring signs and Kala Visual arts curator: Possible?, by Richard Etulain. (11/21 at Hatfield NO LNG Activists will organize. flashlights. 6 pm - Meeting starts Marine Science Center, 2030 SE Marine Science Dr., “DEQ needs to hear from us that inside, at The Liberty Theater, 1203 agnes Field Newport) OLNG does not belong here. An ex- Commercial St., Astoria. 5 nov13 hipfishmonthly.com The Wisdom of the Middle Way L E T T E R S by Stephen Berk Changed My Life! Word and Wisdom: Tobi Nason AMERICANS OF a broad spectrum of tries and other European states make dictum, “TINA,” standing for “There is That First Cup of Coffee – I’m Still Here, June 2013 political persuasions have expressed creative use of government to provide no alternative.” dismay at the perpetual partisan grid- educational and social services so that Thatcher and Reagan, followed by lock that keeps our Congress members their citizenries can enjoy broad oppor- Blair and Clinton, discountenanced the Last summer I read the above article you wrote in Hipfish and it changed from adequately representing the needs tunity and adequate leisure time. Many successes of mixed economies and my life. Let me explain. I live in Spokane, Washington which is 8 hours of their constituents. The principal European governments also subsidize supported the big bankers desirous of from Manzanita. We have been renting a house every summer for 9 years. reason for congressional inaction, taken startup companies producing renew- unbounded speculation and corporate Last summer, my father-in-law came down to visit from Gig Harbor, WA and he stopped in Astoria for lunch and read your article. He brought the recently to the point that the nation CEO’s seeking to outsource manufac- article with him and showed it to us when he arrived and remarked how almost defaulted on its debt pay- turing to places with the lowest wages wonderful it was. And since then, I have been carrying the article with me. ments, has been the prevalence of and least environmental regulation. It is in my journal/notebook and I pull it out every few months to read it all or none thinking. You commonly The free market economists, follow- and remind me to slow down, enjoy life and not worry. At the time I read hear today that government can do ers of Milton Friedman’s Chicago the article I was struggling with some mild depression and anxiety. The nothing good, or that free markets School, professed total faith in wholly company I work for was going thru some major changes and for the first solve all problems. Or stated another unregulated markets. In its moment of time in my 17 years of employment, I was scared and dealing with a lot of way, markets without interference from weakness, they succeeded in impos- self doubt. I was also dealing with the reality of being in my 40’s, raising government, are self regulating. The ing such laissez faire “shock therapy” a teenager and keeping a marriage going strong. Your article has had a former Soviet Union suffered from the on a vulnerable Russian state. The profound effect on me and my life. Thank you for writing it! It is a wonder- opposite form of all or none think- result was the rise of corrupt oligarchs ful reminder to all of us that “plodding” along is part of life!!!! ing, the idea that private enterprise who took over various sectors of the could only lead to massive corruption Russian economy and milked them for Thank you again!!! and inequalities, and that only the personal gain. The world at large saw Kristi Sterner state, or central government, could the reign of new free market dogmas able, non-polluting forms of energy. Spokane Valley, WA create a just society. The free market create obscene wealth for the few, When the Soviet system was falter- dogma, held for most of his adult life by middle class decline and poverty for ing in the eighties, President Mikhail former Federal Reserve chairman, Alan the many, as well as return of boom and Gorbachev introduced democratizing Stephen berk Greenspan, was disproven by the crash bust cycles fueled by over-speculation, reforms and abolished police state of 2008, which came as the direct result which had previously been moderated Please thank Stephen Berk for his intelligent writting, particularly his apparatus left over from the Stalin of removal of nearly all regulation on by regulated mixed economies. article “The Culture of Predation”. era. He hoped to remake the USSR stock speculation. Testifying before the as a social democracy with a mixed Market fundamentalism has pro- Thank you. Sincerely, Senate Banking Committee shortly after economy, one with capitalist and social- duced the superrich one per cent that Richard Mastenik the crash, Greenspan admitted: “I was ist features, much like those of nearby now dominates the world. These big Manzanita wrong. Markets are not self regulat- Northern European states, like Finland bankers and industrialists preside over ing.” For its part, the Soviet command and Sweden. But he was sabotaged a rapacious industrialism now ripping economy collapsed because its bureau- in this endeavor by members of the apart the earth to feed a dying fossil fuel crats, attempting to control all economic world financial oligarchy in control of high tech economy, rather than plan for activity, ended up with ever increasing the Reagan administration in the US a more sustainable future and livable shortages. and Thatcher government in the UK, planet our grandchildren can enjoy. LETTERS: want to respond to The most successful economies, those and later led by Bill Clinton’s Treasury Wealth for the few, poverty for the many articles and issues presented in which avoid extremes of poverty and secretary, Robert Rubin. Rubin and other – destruction of the planet and its bio- HIPFiSH? Email (300 words max) to wealth, while providing security and op- big bankers had embarked on a plan sphere – these are the effects of the all [email protected], Subject: LET- portunity for the maximum numbers of of “globalization,” a deregulating of or none thinking that characterizes pres- TERS. let us know if you would like persons, are those that have learned to the economies of all countries so that ent day capitalism. We may avoid the it published in a following issue. mix a healthy private sector encouraging capitalist speculators could freely move certain oblivion where this system will Please include your address so entrepreneurial initiative with a respect money and goods anywhere they chose. land us if we return to the middle way, for government’s ability to help create The idea was to create a global laissez allowing governments to take the lead that we may concur that you exist. the good society that enables all citizens faire free trade economy. They followed in planning decentralized, less energy to prosper. The Scandinavian coun- British Conservative Margaret Thatcher’s intensive, more equitable ways of life. [pickled fish] The Adrift Hotel Music Calendar November 2013 Why Suffer? 11/1: The Resolectrics (swampy Americana) call us today! locally inspired menu, classic craft cocktails 11/2, 11/3: Lone Madrone (rousing indie-Americana) 11/4: Yassou Benedict (indie-pop) 11/6: Carolyn Mark (Country/Americana) • Auto Accidents live music 11/7: Br’er Rabbit (indie folk) weekly 11/8: The Local Strangers (indie-Americana) • Work Related Injuries 11/9, 11/10: The Blackberry Bushes (Americana & • Nutritional Evaluations Bluegrass) 11/14, 11/15: Secretary (indie pop) • Second Opinions 11/16, 11/17: The Lowest Pair (americana/Bluegrass) 11/21, 11/22: Dearborn (indie-folk) covered by most insurance 11/23, 11/24: Sean Flinn & the Royal We (indie-pop) 11/30: Blue Skies for Black Hearts (indie rock) ASTORIA CHIROPRACTIC Show times are 9pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays, Ann is 8pm to 10pm on weeknights (including Sundays). For Dr. Ann Goldeen, D.C. more information please contact Ezra Holbrook at Back! [email protected] or (503) 888-0675. 503-325-3311 @ adrift hotel 2935 Marine Drive • Astoria visit adifthotel.com Alternative Natural Health Care Since 1991 pg 26 360.642.2344 for menus + live music schedule nov13 hipfishmonthly.com 6 Transactive Founder to Questions about Cover Oregon North County ACTIONS ON THE LAND speak in Newport Q&A by Bob Goldberg THE FOUNDER and Executive Director of the nation’s lead- Questions about Cover Or- ing transgender youth service organization will present two egon? Adventist Health represen- November 2013 workshops on affirming and supporting transgender chil- tatives will explain shopping for dren and youth in Newport on Wednesday, November 13th. hkeetapltlhac ien saunrdan acpep ilny itnhge foonr lfiinnea nmcaiar-l City of Astoria Surplus Property Sale The first public hearing will be at the November 4 Council Jenn Burleton, founder and Executive Director of Trans- assistance if eligible. Everyone is 38th to 40th, Lief Erikson to Land Reserve; 900 Block, 36th meeting. A group is forming to protect the large parcel of Active Education & Advocacy (http://www.transactiveonline. welcome, no charge. St; Irving Ave, 35th to 38th; 2900 Block, Irving & Harrison Ave; property on the surplus list east and south of the Uppertown org), believes the evidence is clear that societal intolerance The Calvary Bible Church in 2700 Block, Irving Ave; 2800 Block Grand Ave; 2700 Block, neighborhood from development, either prior to or as part of of diverse gender expres- sion is a primary factor in all Manzanita will host two Q&A Grand Ave; 2200 Block Irving Ave; Mill Pond, 2440-2490; the conditions of sale. forms of bullying. As the national conversation on bullying grows in the sessions for the community: Mill Pond, 2710-2760; W Niagara Ave & 1st St; 100 Block, W Thurs. Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. and wake of numerous tragedies like the suicide of a student in Sun. Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the Franklin; 600 Block, McClure; 1840 4th St; 1700 Block, 8th Completion: Unknown Florida and the death of La Grande, Oregon teen Jadin Bell St; 1600 Block, 7th St & McClure; 1600 Block, 10th St; 1500 Fellowship Hall, 560 Laneda Ave., Forest Protection earlier this year, it becomes ever more urgent for communi- Block, 9th St; 1500 Block, 8th St; 100 Block, W Exchange St; Manzanita. bob Goldberg ties to find better 100 Block, W Franklin; 200 Block, Commercial St; 1st St & [email protected] ways to support Spanish GED Class to Grand Ave; 400 Block, 3rd St; 600 Block, Exchange St; 400 the kids that need Block, Pleasant Ave; Commercial property, 44th to 45th St; begin at CCC General Project Information help. 700 Block, 45th St; 700 Block, 46th St; 600 Block, 46th St; TransActive, a Generous grants from the Mike Morgan 4600 Block, Birch & Ash St; 4800 Block, Birch St; 4900 Block, non-profit based in Pacific Power Foundation and U. Project Manager Portland, Oregon, S. Bank have been awarded to the Birch St; 4700 Block, Ash St; 5300 Block, Alder St. [email protected] Lower Columbia Hispanic Council is the leading na- to fund GED preparation classes At the April 15, 2013 meeting, the Astoria City Council au- tional organization Property Sales Information providing a holistic in Spanish. Partnering with thorized staff to solicit Request for Proposals (RFP) from local Laurie Duey range of services Clatsop Community College, the real estate firms to market excess City property with the goal Area Properties to transgender and Lwoilwl perro Cvoidluem anb iian sHtirsupcatonric a Cndo uncil of generating revenue, returning property to the tax base, and 503-325-6848 gender noncon- volunteers who will assist students stimulating development within the community. Staff issued [email protected] forming children, the RFP in May and the only response received was from Area seeking to earn a Spanish GED. youth and their families. They provide counseling, profes- Clatsop Community College will Properties. sional education and advocacy services to host the classes by providing Highway 30 Timber Sale more than 200 families in the Portland-metro area alone, space in its facilities in Astoria At the August 17, 2013 meeting, the City Council autho- Claremont Road to Svenson and many more throughout Oregon and nationally. and Seaside. 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The procedure iamldpOerror)e vageroe s nab fDeeitenypg aa tlroatmknegen nt hdt eoo wfH Tnigr,a hcnwlsepaayor irn3tg0at ctiohonerr (iwOdiodDrt.Oh T Troe)f e ptshr oe(mj eroicgtsh ttltoy o f the complexities and alleged contro- versies associated Classes begin November 6 in • Area Properties would begin the marketing program im- way on both sides of the road. with gender identity and gender expression have informed, Astoria and November 7 in Sea- mediately, with adjacent property owners being notified first enlightened and entertained thousands over the years. side. Please contact Jorge Gutier- by mail and provided the opportunity to submit an offer, prior Completion: November 2013 (further work on different She will be presenting two workshops on Wednes- rez at 503-325-4547, jgutierrez@ to general listing. sections of the highway continues) day, November 13th in Newport—the first of which will clatsopcc.edu or Eileen Purcell Contact have information of particu- lar interest to healthcare and at 503-338-2557, epurcell@ • Potential buyers would make offers on selected proper- Kevin Werst academic/education professionals (as well as interested clatsopcc.edu for information on ties and would be notified that acceptance is contingent on ODOT community members) at 3:30-5:00 pm at 255 SW Coast dates and times of instruction, Council approval. 503-861-5650 Hwy in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. The second early fees and study materials. [email protected] evening presentation will be slightly more generalized and El Consejo Hispano del Lower • The offers would be presented to the Council in ac- will be at the monthly Oregon Central Coast PFLAG group Columbia ha recibido dos dona- meeting: 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Stephen’s Church, SW 9th & ciones generosas de Pacific Power cordance with the City’s Real Property Sale Procedures. These PDx Tree Obstruction Removal Project Hurbert (Newport) Foundation y de US Bank para code sections require that the City Manager submit a report blue Economy Parking Lot at Portland Airport There is no charge for either presentation. For more financiar las clases de preparación to Council of any proposed sale. A public hearing would be This fall, the Port of Portland begins a project to remove information, contact: Jeanne St. John, 541-265-7194, para el GED en español. En aso- scheduled for a subsequent meeting, with advertisement in trees that are starting to grow into the federally-regulated [email protected] ciación con Clatsop Community a newspaper not less than fourteen days prior to the hearing airspace at Portland International Airport. The trees will be College, el Consejo Hispano pro- and the notice sent to all property owners who reside within replaced with lower-growing, native vegetation. porcionará un instructor y volun- 200 feet of the property. A staff report presented at the hear- Under Federal Aviation Administration requirements, the Astoria LGbT Meetings tarios que ayudarán a los estudi- ing would include information on property values, geologic Port is responsible for ensuring the airspace at PDX remains PFLAG NORTHCOAST meets the 3rd Thursday of antes que buscan obtener el GED hazards, utilities, access and other issues. The Council can, free of obstructions to continue to maintain safe aircraft the month. Thursday, Nov 21, 6:30pm to 8pm at the en español. Clatsop Community First Lutheran Church, 725 33rd St., Astoria, OR. FMI: College ofrecerá el espacio para after hearing public testimony, approve or reject the sale of operations. The stand of black cottonwoods in the Blue [email protected] las clases en sus instalaciones en the property. Economy Parking Lot is growing to heights that are beginning TRANS FAMILIES SUPPORT GROUP meets the Astoria y Seaside. Los estudiantes to penetrate regulated airspace. As growth continues, the last Monday of each month. For TBA location contact tendrán acceso a los materiales y It was proposed that the realtors would bring the offers to trees could affect the instruments that help aircraft land on the [email protected]. For transgender individuals la tecnología a través del colegio the City Council in small batches as offers were made so that north runway. and family members only. y aprenderán cómo se puede Councilors could evaluate the potential sales and conduct site The trees have been topped in the past to address the tomar la prueba en el centro de visits, as needed, prior to the public hearing. problem, however, repeated topping makes them hazard- Lincoln City LGbT pruebas del colegio. Area Properties realtors have been contacting the adjacent ous to work around. Permanently removing the cottonwoods MonthlyGatherings Las clases empiezan en la tar- owners of selected properties to offer them the right of first provides a long-term, sustainable solution. Approximately 400 de el 6 de noviembre en Astoria • November 13, 6:00-7:30 pm: PFLAG Meeting—St. y el 7 de noviembre en Seaside. refusal prior to marketing to the general public. It should be cottonwoods will be removed. Other tree and plant species Stephen’s, 9th & Hurbert, Newport. Por favor, póngase en contacto noted that the time requested for a response from adjacent that do not pose a present or future risk to the airspace will • Sunday, Nov 24 11am to noonish - Womens’ Out con Jorge Gutierrez en el 503- owners has been extended an additional two weeks. To date, remain at the site. The trees will be replaced with more than on the Oregon Coast Coffee at Cafe Mundo. 325-4547 o por correo electrónico offers have been made for the following properties: 23,000 native shrub and small tree species such as vine maple, • The Coastal AIDS Network monthly a [email protected] o Oregon grape, red-flowering currant and native roses and activities: Eileen Purcell al 503-338-2557 o 1. 900 Block of 36th willow. Second Tuesday, 7:00 pm: “Activity Night” (call for por correo electrónico a epurcell@ 2. 4900 Block of Birch West information (541)994-5597) clatsopcc.edu para obtener infor- Completion: Late 2014 3. 4700 Block of Ash Third Tuesday, 7:00 pm: “Pizza Night” (Newport mación sobre las fechas y horas Abbey’s Pizza) de instrucción, cuotas y materiales 4. 1840 4th Street Contact Fourth Tuesday, 7:00 pm: “Men’s Pot Luck” (Loca- de estudio. 5. 4600 Block of Birch/Ash Lisa Timmerman tions vary! Call (541)994-5597 or email coasta- Please direct inquiries to: 6. 5300 Block of Alder Port of Portland [email protected] for information) Eileen Purcell, 503-338-2557; 503-415-6047 [email protected]. 7 nov13 hipfishmonthly.com j Games and Puzzles Nehalem bay Area Holiday Gift Fairs for kids of all ages! by Victoria Stoppiello j FOR THE last two years, three Nehalem direction in meaningful holi- Bay area organizations worked together to day giving. Shoppers make a publicize and coordinate their holiday gift contribution to any of a large 503.368.4873 fairs. It was such a success, they’re continu- variety of local non-profits j ing this tradition on Saturday, December 7. or worldwide projects. They 457 Laneda Ave Great lunches will be available. The Ne- then receive a gift card (one Manzanita, Or halem Methodist Church is hosting its 43rd for each donation) to give annual Chowder and Pie Lunch, with soup friends and loved ones to let as an added option. The White Clover them know a gift was made in Grange will offer locally raised sausage and their name to a cause that will The Coaster Theatre Playhouse Presents sauerkraut, vegan chili, and baked goods benefit others. Local groups from 11 to 2 p.m. The Alternative Gift Mar- represented include Lower ket’s several soup and bread options will Nehalem Watershed Council, benefit the North County Food Bank. CASA, Food Roots, Lower All three bazaars will be held from 10 a.m. Nehalem Community Trust, to 4:00 p.m. Their locations and offerings: CartM, Fire Mountain School, • White Clover Grange, 36585 Hwy 53, and Rinehart Clinic. Roughly about 2 miles east of Hwy 101, land- two-thirds of the funds raised marked by a humorous cow sculpture, go to local non-profits and will emphasize locally produced food one-third to international items including Lance’s Farm Vittles projects. The Market is spon- Christmas meats, Tallwoman Tonics sored by Fulcrum Community November 15 - December 29, 2013 herbals, and many varieties of jam, Resources, whose mission handcrafts, bird houses, plants, and is to create sustainability in Tickets $23 or $18 crocheted items produced by Grange north Tillamook County. For members as well as the Rockaway Lion- more information, call 503- Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. plants ready for giving, a bakery and ess organization. To top off the Grange 368-6874. All Sunday shows begin at 3:00 p.m. bazaar, a quilt will be raffled. Proceeds • Nehalem bay United Methodist candy table. Talkback — Thursday, Dec 19th will be used to maintain and improve Church, 43rd Annual Christmas Bazaar All proceeds from the Methodist bazaar the historic Grange building, keeping it & Clam Chowder Luncheon, 10th & A go to the church’s charitable work, much of Sponsored by The Clark Family available for community use. For more Streets, Nehalem. This long-running ba- which is right in Tillamook County: Healthy information, call 503-812-9965. zaar has several traditional components Families, Good News Club, and Marie Tickets: 503-436-1242 or coastertheatre.com • The Alternative Gift Market, Pine including an expanded “boutique” of Mills as well as others in this country and 108 N Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach, OR Grove Community Center, 225 Laneda hand-made gifts and crafts, Granny’s overseas. For more information, call 503- Avenue, Manzanita, provides a different Attic for gently used treasures, potted 368-5612. 18th Starving Artist Faire in Astoria This holiday delight of sugar and spicy cozy as you visit one of Clatsop County’s gifts and fine art crafts has been sup- finest Holiday Arts and Craft Faire. porting local artist and musicians since BUT! Shop early, you only have three 1996. Like the annual summer melodrama chances to pick up a few quality gifts to SHANGHAIED IN ASTORIA, SAF (Starving give to your loved ones during this special Artist Faire) first began at the downtown time of the year! There is a donation Eagles Hall and like Shanghiaed, has at the door of two cans of food for the grown to be a favorite annual tradition for Clatsop County Food Bank or St. Vincent the Winter Holidays. And now thanks to De Paul Food Bank or a $2.00 suggested the generosity of St. Mary, Star of the Sea contribution to help the Astor Street Opry Catholic Church and Father John Huang Company keep up its good work in our Tran this charming holiday event continues community. for the 18th consecutive season! For more information on faire partcipa- This local Arts and Crafts Holiday Faire, tion call coordinator Cindy at 503-458- features over fifty home grown artists 6250 or email at [email protected] all with a reputation for quality one of a kind gifts to share! Here you will find Astoria Downtown hand-made quality gifts, ranging from Sparkle Season photography, collage art, paintings, home Kick-off Saturday and holiday decor, soap, wreaths, jewelry, November 30 candles, hats, glass art, pottery and much, THE 18TH Annual Starving Artist Faire much more! • Free MOvie, Caroling by the North runs three days only, Friday December 6TH In addition to craftsmen displaying their Coast Chorale and Astor St. OPry wares, local mistrals come from far and • Downtown Lights Up • Santa • Spark- 7:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday Decem- wide to create a charming warm holiday ing Deal Discounts ber 7th 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday atmosphere. Santa will be there too to • North Coast Chorale. Messiah Sing- December 8th 11:00am to 4:00pm at the Along-Play-Along. Sunday, Dec 1. hear all you holiday wishes and of course Saint Mary’s Star of the Sea Auditorium for your photo opportunity! Along with the Donations benefit Clatsop Community 1465 Grand Street Astoria (just up from ASOC’s Miss Karin’s Kitchen, which will pro- Action Food Bank. 4pm at the PAC in Astoria. Downtown...watch for signs). vide refreshments to keep you warm and nov13 hipfishmonthly.com 8 photo by Oliver Robbin Oysterville Sea Farms – Putting the Oyster Back in Oysterville By Bob Goldbergs FOR GENERATIONS before the pioneer settlers arrived, Short History of Oysterville Cannery Chinook Indians gathered oysters and camped in the area that In 1939 the property on which the building is located is now Oysterville. They called it “tsako-te-hahsh-eetl” which, was sold by Ed and Randolph Sherwood to a partnership like many Indian words, had two meanings: “place of the red- called Northern Oyster Company, made up of Glen Heckes, topped grass” and “home of the yellowhammer (or red-shafted Roy Kemmer and Ted Holway, all active oystermen with flicker).” sizable oyster beds. The building went up in 1940, and Soon after the first white settlers arrived, Oysterville became received massive government contracts after the start of the a rowdy, lusty boomtown. By 1855 its population and impor- U.S. role in World War II in December 1941. Ted and Virginia tance were such that it became the seat of Pacific County, Holway eventually owned 100% of Northern Oyster Company, Washington Territory. The town had many firsts - a school, col- and in 1966, they signed a contract with their daughter Ruth lege, newspaper, and finally, in 1872, a church - First Methodist. and her husband Dick Sheldon to sell them the company. Late in the 1880s fate took a hand: the long awaited railroad In 1969, oyster canning operations at the Oysterville Can- line ended at Nahcotta, an isolating four miles away, the native nery were shut down. The Sheldons retained Northern Oyster oysters became scarce and, without the possibility of a local Company, which included the oyster beds, equipment and livelihood, residents moved out en masse. Finally, in 1893, boats. This left the Holways with the cannery and no means the courthouse records were stolen in the middle of the night, to support it. and the county seat was moved to its current location in South In 1973, Les Driscoll (Dan’s father) began selling both Bend. Oysterville gradually became the sleepy little village it oysters and non-seafood items at the cannery in the sum- is today. (adapted from the Oysterville Restoration Foundation mertime. Soon after, the Holways gave the Oysterville website) Cannery to Les and his wife Virginia Ann. On April 21, 1976 The only oyster business in town these days is Oysterville the Oysterville Cannery Building was placed on the National Sea Farms (OSF), founded in 1991 by Dan Driscoll, a third- Register of Historic Places. generation oyster farmer who grew up in Seattle, but spent his Restoring the Cannery and Building the Business summers in Oysterville helping his dad on the farm and learning Driscoll and his parents spent about 20 years restoring the ropes. After graduating from the University of Washington the cannery, partially financing the project (which Driscoll with degrees in Communications and Psychology, he moved to says costs “in the hundreds of thousands”) by selling Los Angeles to work in the film business. “Life was good down shellfish and other items marketed under the Willabay there, but not fulfilling,” he told me. label. Finally, in 2011, the restoration was pretty much He lived and worked in LA for seven years before return- complete, and Driscoll set his sights on starting to recoup ing to the Northwest, to visit his family in Oysterville. It was his investment, and continuing to involve the community October 1990. in the business. Most of the oyster farmers on Willapa Bay “My dad told me that he had a business that was not good sell their oysters wholesale to markets on the West Coast enough to sell, but too good to give up, and asked if I wanted and beyond. But OSF is a retail operation, both on-line and it. I said sure, but only if you and mom give me the cannery. fresh at the cannery. They did give me the cannery, which was pretty mean of them, In June 2011, an anonymous complaint was received by because the cannery was in such bad shape then it was a li- Pacific County concerning the selling of certain items at the ability,” he recalled. cannery. The complaint alleged that OSF was out of compli- His father helped to start the process of restoring the cannery ance with Pacific County’s latest development and zoning building and his mother “even went to the Oysterville design ordinance, adopted in the early 2000s. That ordinance strictly review board to get their approval, got our first shoreline ex- limits the type of development and business activity allowed emption permit, and our first building permit for the Oysterville on the shoreline of Willapa Bay. Since that complaint, OSF cannery restoration project.” has been clamoring to comply and stay open, but has also been fighting many of the decisions of various state and local agencies. cont. pg 10 9 nov13 hipfishmonthly.com THoUGH THESE battles are on-going, the gist of the are no others. No one else can come through here and it has) is a reasonably good model of how to succeed whole debate about whether oSF should or shouldn’t petition to change this kind of building (that they also against all the pressures that are out there. I think that be allowed to continue to follow its business plan is happen to have) into a restaurant, or a place that sells I would suggest that this group figure out a way to best summed up in the testimony of Alan Trimble, a T-shirts, or an art studio, or anything else. There aren’t reach a legitimate compromise to show a model of professor at the University of Washington, who has any other ones. how a sustainable, small, multifaceted, waterfront busi- worked in the Willapa Bay area for over a decade, at a “So I don’t see the conflict, frankly. I ness can actually work – because Pacific County Planning Commission meeting on No- don’t see the specter on the horizon of there aren’t any other vember 3, 2011. The following is a shortened version hundreds of large businesses coming to ones: it’s the only one of that testimony: the edge of the bay looking to scoop up we have. Right, we have “My name is Alan Trimble. I’m a scientist at the Uni- the last three remaining historic build- canneries, but nobody versity of Washington. I’ve been working here about a ings and turn them into some corporate can go there and buy decade now and we live in Nahcotta right across from empire. I don’t see it. And I do see that anything. We have peo- the port. the protections that the federal govern- ple that ship to faraway I’m a marine ecologist. My profession is to worry ment has on historic buildings (and places, but nobody can about the science of water quality and things living in there’s a reason why they have them)… go to you to buy anything. bays, and I’ve devoted a decade to this particular estu- it’s almost impossible to keep them It’s not a…it’s a different ary and I have to say it’s a pretty special place – entirely standing. Most of those places have to thing: those are industries. by accident. have limited liability corporations and This (Oysterville Sea Farms) “People will claim that they are responsible for nonprofits to get donations just to keep is not an industry. keeping it the way it is, but actually the fact is it’s the the building standing. And they have to “Finally, I see absolutely way it is because we already removed most of the do all sorts of special events and things no threat whatsoever from resources from this place and most of the businesses to keep those buildings viable and this kind of business – in failed. If you look at ancient pictures of Raymond, to continue to comply with permits: fact this specific business South Bend and Nahcotta and Oysterville, there were put in new septic systems, upgrade – to the water quality or restaurants, there were bars, there were hotels, there pilings, whatever it is that they have health of Willapa Bay. I can’t were roads, there was a railroad, and there were to do to continue to exist no matter find one. It may be there, several mills all over the bay. There was a very large where they are. It’s really expensive, but the county has specified industrial business, and in fact the and having a busi- an ungodly-expensive septic Oysterville ness with only one system, and they don’t pump cannery was in aspect – let’s say that the only legal seawater and they don’t dump fresh the commer- aspect was to sell shucked oysters, water into the bay, and they collect all their garbage cial district of and that was somehow in the county and they don’t even have a real kitchen in the building Oysterville. codes – there wouldn’t be a business over the water – it’s across the road on land. “All of it is standing on this peninsula. If that’s all “People walk out on the dock and look around, and gone, essen- they did, they’d be gone. sit on decks in chairs, and eat some food and talk to Enjoy the serenity of our tially, and now “People have diversified: they each other, and see the beautiful bay out there, and gardens, wooded paths, sauna, we’re left with sell clams, they sell crab, they sell yurt and bhuddas . . . what we’ve got. salmon, they sell other things to re- begin to understand what aquaculture is all about. . . . in Nahcotta, Washington I completely main viable. I think we’ve all been in It’s the only place on the whole bay where they can on Sandridge Road, do that. It’s the only place that you can sit and enjoy understand the the other stores around the bay that just south of Bay Avenue eating oysters while you’re watching a dredge dredge overlooking willapa bay desire to try and sell clams and oysters and soda pop oysters in front of your face. And the thought that Celebrating the keep working and other things. It’s not a big deal that’s going to go away and that’s going to be a posi- buildings on the to sell a T-shirt, really, with respect 50th Anniversary of tive benefit to the bay I think is asinine. water working, to water quality. SILENT SPRING given how hard it “So, my two-cents-worth as a “So let’s not confuse the issue of whether this is is to get any new scientist is this: Puget Sound is opening the door to the world destroying Willapa But man is a part of nature, and his buildings ever trashed, and will be forever. So Bay. If there was a whole waterfront district like there war against nature is inevitably a war against himself. built anywhere. It’s is Chesapeake Bay, so is Willapa is in Seattle and Tacoma and Olympia and Chesa- very hard. It’s also Bay: if you look at it from the peake Bay, with hundreds and hundreds of waterfront – Rachel Carson extremely hard perspective of what it used to buildings out over the water with old pilings rotting to start up a new be, it is nothing like it used to into the bay, and somebody was going to bring in a shellfish business – be. In case you haven’t noticed, Costco or a Wal-Mart or IBM or Intel and put a factory the number of per- there’s almost nothing left of what there, that’s a whole other thing – and I bet you a lot mits required and it used to be, species-wise. It’s of people would show up at a meeting like this to talk difficult things that dominated by introduced spe- about that. people have to do cies that we farm, trees that are “But that’s not what this is about, so I don’t want us to try and even be- planted at ridiculous densities to to be confused about that.” gin to do any shell- be harvested to make paper, and While the dust settles from the legal battles, oSF fishery in this bay is Dan the Oyster Man a few houses. It is nothing like it goes on. In future installments of this story, we will nearly impossible. used to be. delve a little deeper into the issues and the various “So I would suggest that we don’t actually have the “My paramount goal as a scientist is to keep this players in the debate, and hopefully document the so- problem we think we have. It is not that somebody place working as a sustainable community that uses lutions that allow Driscoll and oSF, along with the rest is here trying to petition this place to put in a Wal- the resources we have and the people we have – of the Willapa Bay shellfish companies, so important Mart or a power plant or a pulp and paper mill. This jointly – to succeed in progressing into the future. to Pacific County’s economy, to continue to deliver the is someone who’s operating the one and only (talk “Dan’s business, while it has some warts (it hasn’t great shellfish they are known for locally and world- www.mobydickhotel.com about unique!) building of its type on the bay. There been perfect, and I don’t think anybody would say that wide. 360-665-4543 or 1-800-673-6145 nov13 hipfishmonthly.com 10

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