KAST 1370 - News And Talk For The Coast http://www.kast1370.com/index.php 2015-03-04T22:32:28-08:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Dry Conditions Prompts Fire Warning 2015-03-04T21:35:01-08:00 2015-03-04T21:35:01-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3649:dry-conditions-prompts-fire-warning&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>Due to the unusual drier winter conditions- dry east winds are predicted to last through this weekend. The Oregon Department of Forestry is advising extreme caution to anyone conducting debris or backyard burns until the rain returns next week.</div> <div class="feed-description"><p>Due to the unusual drier winter conditions- dry east winds are predicted to last through this weekend. The Oregon Department of Forestry is advising extreme caution to anyone conducting debris or backyard burns until the rain returns next week.</div> Look Out For Highway Logging 2015-03-04T21:08:41-08:00 2015-03-04T21:08:41-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3648:look-out-for-highway-logging&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>An Oregon Department of Transportation crew will be removing hazard trees along U.S. 101 near Cannon Beach from Monday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 11</p> <p>, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. ODOT will be conducting traffic control through the work zone and the public is encouraged to drive with caution and to expect minor delays.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p>An Oregon Department of Transportation crew will be removing hazard trees along U.S. 101 near Cannon Beach from Monday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 11</p> <p>, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. ODOT will be conducting traffic control through the work zone and the public is encouraged to drive with caution and to expect minor delays.</p> </div> Man With Pellet Rifle Causes School Lock-Down 2015-03-04T02:07:15-08:00 2015-03-04T02:07:15-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3646:man-with-pellet-rifle-causes-school-lock-down&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>On Tuesday morning just before noon the Warrenton Police Department was dispatched to North Coast Christian School in reference to a male subject in the area of the school, possibly with a gun. A teacher was bringing students outside for lunch recess when she saw a male subject possibly holding a rifle, standing on Heceta St. on the east side of the school property.</div> <div class="feed-description"><p>On Tuesday morning just before noon the Warrenton Police Department was dispatched to North Coast Christian School in reference to a male subject in the area of the school, possibly with a gun. A teacher was bringing students outside for lunch recess when she saw a male subject possibly holding a rifle, standing on Heceta St. on the east side of the school property.</div> Seaside Police Arrest Two In Hammer Beating 2015-03-03T14:00:07-08:00 2015-03-03T14:00:07-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3644:seaside-police-arrest-two-in-hammer-beating&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>During the early morning hours of Friday, February 20, 2015, Seaside Police Officers responded to Providence Seaside Hospital for a report of a male that had sustained a serious head injury. Officers contacted Seaside Detectives after learning that the victim reported being assaulted with hammers by two other males. The victim was later transported to a Portland area hospital.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p>During the early morning hours of Friday, February 20, 2015, Seaside Police Officers responded to Providence Seaside Hospital for a report of a male that had sustained a serious head injury. Officers contacted Seaside Detectives after learning that the victim reported being assaulted with hammers by two other males. The victim was later transported to a Portland area hospital.</p> </div> VIDEO: Mayor Cuts Ribbon On Unique Power Project 2015-03-03T13:40:47-08:00 2015-03-03T13:40:47-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3643:mayor-cuts-ribbon-on-unique-power-project&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>Before Astorians turn on a tap for a morning shower, brew a cup of coffee, or start a load of laundry that water has already been at work as it flows down from the city watershed above Svenson turning a newly installed hydro electric turbine unit that was dedicated to service on Monday afternoon.</p> <p>{youtube}https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI145lsJRm8{/youtube}</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p>Before Astorians turn on a tap for a morning shower, brew a cup of coffee, or start a load of laundry that water has already been at work as it flows down from the city watershed above Svenson turning a newly installed hydro electric turbine unit that was dedicated to service on Monday afternoon.</p> <p>{youtube}https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI145lsJRm8{/youtube}</p> </div> Wyden Praises FCC For "Saving The Internet" 2015-02-26T17:49:13-08:00 2015-02-26T17:49:13-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3642:wyden-praises-fcc-for-saving-the-internet&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., lauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval of rules that will protect the free and open Internet:</p> <p>"Today is a win for everyone who uses the Internet. The interests of individual Americans triumphed over those of corporate monopolies. These strong new rules will preserve the Internet we know and love, where start-ups can thrive regardless of the size of their wallets, and where people are free to speak and share ideas. The drumbeat of four million individual voices helped save the Internet," Wyden said.</div> <div class="feed-description"><p>Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., lauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval of rules that will protect the free and open Internet:</p> <p>"Today is a win for everyone who uses the Internet. The interests of individual Americans triumphed over those of corporate monopolies. These strong new rules will preserve the Internet we know and love, where start-ups can thrive regardless of the size of their wallets, and where people are free to speak and share ideas. The drumbeat of four million individual voices helped save the Internet," Wyden said.</div> Astoria Police Find Careless Pedestrian Failed To Protect Himself 2015-02-26T15:47:00-08:00 2015-02-26T15:47:00-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3641:astoria-police-find-careless-pedestrian-failed-to-protect-himself&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>On February 25, 2014 at 7:25 PM, Astoria Police responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian at Marine Drive and 23rd. Officers found a vehicle driven by 91 year old Astoria resident Nels Rasmussen which had a damaged windshield and a pedestrian, 33 year old Astoria resident Tyson Ybarra who was complaining of pain and had a small laceration to his head. Ybarra was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p>On February 25, 2014 at 7:25 PM, Astoria Police responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian at Marine Drive and 23rd. Officers found a vehicle driven by 91 year old Astoria resident Nels Rasmussen which had a damaged windshield and a pedestrian, 33 year old Astoria resident Tyson Ybarra who was complaining of pain and had a small laceration to his head. Ybarra was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital.</p> </div> Scientists Study Japanese Fish Captured Off Oregon 2015-02-25T15:55:38-08:00 2015-02-25T15:55:38-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3640:scientists-study-japanese-fish-captured-off-oregon&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/knifejaw.jpg" width="135" height="90" style="margin-right: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px; float: left;" />A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan, as well as China and Korea.</div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/knifejaw.jpg" width="135" height="90" style="margin-right: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px; float: left;" />A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan, as well as China and Korea.</div> Corps Warns Danger Zone Off Shore Of National Guard Training Base 2015-02-25T15:15:51-08:00 2015-02-25T15:15:51-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3639:corps-warns-danger-zone-off-shore-of-national-guard-training-base&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is establishing a Danger Zone in the Pacific Ocean offshore of Camp Rilea, Clatsop County, Oregon.</p> <p>The danger zone will be in force only during weapons range training activities scheduled and managed by Oregon National Guard personnel at Camp Rilea. No person or vessel will be allowed in the danger zone when restrictions are in force. A schedule of proposed area closures will be furnished to the U.S. Coast Guard Astoria Command Center one week before training activities commence.</div> <div class="feed-description"><p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is establishing a Danger Zone in the Pacific Ocean offshore of Camp Rilea, Clatsop County, Oregon.</p> <p>The danger zone will be in force only during weapons range training activities scheduled and managed by Oregon National Guard personnel at Camp Rilea. No person or vessel will be allowed in the danger zone when restrictions are in force. A schedule of proposed area closures will be furnished to the U.S. Coast Guard Astoria Command Center one week before training activities commence.</div> Corps Seeking Comment On Oregon LNG Plan 2015-02-25T13:30:42-08:00 2015-02-25T13:30:42-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3638:corps-seeking-comment-on-oregon-lng-plan&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>The Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Clatsop Diking Improvement Company #9 on behalf of Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas. &nbsp;The Portland District will review Oregon LNG's proposed request to modify federally constructed flood risk reduction projects, to include horizontal directional drilling, auger boring, or over-crossing operations across such projects; and review potential effects to the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel of horizontal directional drilling and dredging to create a ship turning basin.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p>The Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Clatsop Diking Improvement Company #9 on behalf of Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas. &nbsp;The Portland District will review Oregon LNG's proposed request to modify federally constructed flood risk reduction projects, to include horizontal directional drilling, auger boring, or over-crossing operations across such projects; and review potential effects to the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel of horizontal directional drilling and dredging to create a ship turning basin.</p> </div> Friday Accident results in One Dead On 26 2015-02-20T18:32:18-08:00 2015-02-20T18:32:18-08:00 http://www.kast1370.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3637:friday-accident-results-in-one-dead-on-26&catid=17&Itemid=677 Tom Freel tom.freel@ohanamediagroup.com <div class="feed-description"><p>One person died and two people taken to a hospital after a car crashed into a tree on U.S. 26 just west of Oregon 47.</div> <div class="feed-description"><p>One person died and two people taken to a hospital after a car crashed into a tree on U.S. 26 just west of Oregon 47.</div>