Oregon's seasonally adjusted monthly job gain of 7,500 in March was the largest since November 2005 when 9,300 jobs were added.
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The Seaside City Council unanimously approved emergency passage of a new ordinance placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana outlets in the city and set aside two requests for business licenses to open marijuana dispensaries.
Warrenton police recovered the body of a 62-year-old man who had been reported missing at the end of March.
The Clatsop County Clerk and Elections Office reminds local residents that Tuesday, April 29 is the deadline to register to vote or change your party affiliation for the May 20 primary election.
The "Clatsop Vision 2030 Together" project is gaining momentum, and organizers invite members of the public to share their ideas for our community's future.
The Oregon State Marine Board will be holding an open house on Monday, April 21 from 3 pm to 5 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm and invites recreational boaters to come to the agency's office at 435 Commercial Street NE, in Salem. The agency Director, Scott Brewen will give an overview of the agency's budget and business model as well as the documented trends in boating uses in Oregon.
The proposed 2014 ocean salmon seasons announced by the Pacific Fishery Management Council this week include good news for both sport anglers and commercial troll salmon fishermen off the Oregon Coast.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici voted no on the 2015 Ryan budget today, calling the legislation harmful to the economic recovery and the country's middle class.
State shellfish managers today approved a series of morning razor-clam digs starting Monday, April 14, at Twin Harbors and expanding to include three other ocean beaches over the next week. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed at any beach after noon.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is warning consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting Oregon taxpayers during this tax season.
The Astoria City Council decided not to decide about enacting a moratorium on medical marijuana stores doing business in town. This means two of the so called "dispensaries" will continue business as usual and a third is going through the steps to open soon in the downtown area. Monday the council discussion, including some impassioned public testimony went over an hour as the city leaders heard from those who own the businesses, those that depend on the weed as a medicine, and their own legal and law enforcement people.