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Boycotted Oceanside building gets new beginning

A six-yearlong standoff regarding the Anchor Tavern in Oceanside is ending with the tavern reopening as the Schooner Inn & Guesthouse.

A six-yearlong standoff regarding the Anchor Tavern in Oceanside is ending with the tavern reopening as the Schooner Inn & Guesthouse.

David VanSpeybroeck, president of the Oceanside Protection Society, asked neighbors to end a boycott of the business.

The troubles surrounding the Anchor in this tiny seaside town about seven miles west of Tillamook began in 2004 when Washington developer Steve Camden bought the former military barracks that had been on site since being moved there in the 1940s.

Camden won permission from the county to expand the original floor plan, add a third floor and eight hotel rooms -- effectively blocking the ocean view of several neighbors. That also dramatically changed the character of what had been a much-loved, well-worn pub.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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