Administrative School District 10 voters will decide on a $99.7 million bond request that would replace three crumbling schools that are also located well within the tsunami inundation zone in Seaside and Gearhart.
KAST broadcast an interview with bond supporters who make their case. HEAR IT HERE
There was an interesting development at Tuesday's Astoria Planning Commission meeting when the commissioners approved another marijuana dispensary. If the planning decision stands this will be the first time a pot shop will be opening in the middle of a residential development on the ground floor of an established condominium building in east Astoria. The town's numerous marijuana outlets are located adjacent to residential zoned neighborhoods in most cases but none are allowed within those zones. One Commissioner is calling for changes to the city code.
We've posted audio from our recent broadcast with Warrenton Mayor Mark Kujala and Chief Petitioner for Ballot Measure 4-181 Ken Yuill. You'll find it here
A number of Clatsop County property owners have reported receiving other people’s tax statements since the bills were mailed out on Oct. 14.
With winter holidays fast approaching and a time when many people are visiting the Oregon coast, it's important to know tsunami safety. To that end, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) offers "Tsunami Safe: Hospitality Begins with Safety," a free program aimed at the hospitality industry along the Oregon coast. Hotel and motel staff, bed and breakfast hosts, and people offering Airbnb, are all invited to attend the Astoria training event at the Clatsop College MERTS Center.
The Pacific Rim, a 60-foot commercial fishing vessel homeported in Westport, Wash., lies partially submerged near the Westport Marina in Grays Harbor, Oct. 23, 2016.
The investigation into an explosion and fire at Higher Level Concentrates, 401 Industry St. which occurred on October 19th, 2016 at about 6:29 pm, has been conducted by the Clatsop County Fire Investigation Team, Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office and Oregon State Police Arson Unit investigators as is standard for any explosion that resulted in injury to people.
Astoria is eying plans to make improvements to the Bond street neighborhood including returning two-way traffic to the East end of the street. The street was narrowed by Mother Nature several years ago when a landslide came down burying one lane.
Wednesday evening at about 6:29 P.M. Astoria Fire Department and Astoria Police were dispatched to a report of an explosion in a building near Portway and Industry streets on the central waterfront that led to the medical evacuation of two people to a Portland burn center.
Monday afternoon Astoria Police responded to a report of a hit and run crash involving a Neahkahnie School Bus transporting 22 students and 3 adults.
The Clatsop County Charter is up for review next year, and county officials invite local citizens to be part of the process. A charter is similar to a constitution and prescribes how the county government is set up and operates. The current charter, adopted in 2006, calls for review every 10 years.