Monday, October 20, 2014
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The driver of a Walmart semi truck misread the height restriction on a rail overpass south of Salem, wedging the trailer under the tracks Monday morning.

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Oregon's private employers had approximately 31,230 job vacancies during fall 2012, according to a Job Vacancy Survey recently completed by the Oregon Employment Department. During the same month there were 158,600 unemployed Oregonians, or roughly 5 unemployed people for each vacancy. In the fall of 2011 there were about 6 unemployed per vacancy. Nationally there are roughly 3 unemployed per vacancy.

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According to Trooper Dave Herman, on February 22, 2013 at approximately 1:08 p.m., a commercial truck pulling two trailers was traveling southbound on Highway 101 near milepost 1 when the rear unloaded trailer overturned onto the northbound lane of the highway. Wind is being reported as a contributing factor. Both lanes of the highway were blocked until about 2:45 p.m. when the trailer was uprighted and the vehicles removed. Police report no injuries as a result of the accident.

 

Clatsop County Community Connections Network and other community partners are offering an in-service training program on "Anxiety in Children and Teens," Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center in Warrenton.

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The public is invited to participate in a facilitated community conversation regarding the future operation of the Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center (PAC) and Partners for the PAC. This visioning session is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the CCC Performing Arts Center, 16th and Franklin.

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 The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency, the City of Long Beach, and the World Kite Museum, is organizing a remembrance day to acknowledge the lives affected by the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami.

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The state House is scheduled to vote Friday on a measure allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition if they graduated from an Oregon high school

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Ten Clatsop County youth recently joined 50 other youth from around the state at the WORLD (Western Oregon Regional Leadership Development Retreat).

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Oregon Emergency Management and the American Red Cross are scheduled to conduct a Tsunami awareness and preparation presentation March 12 at the Astoria Library, 450 10th St., Astoria, Ore., from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Downtown Astoria's hired marketing guru gave another sparkling performance to a captive audience at The Columbia River Maritime Museum Wednesday night.  The meeting with Michele Reeves focused on "branding" for downtown Astoria.

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 The Astoria city council has signed a letter of support for the Tongue Point Job Corp center responding to a federal decision that would suspend new student enrollment .  Job Corps centers around the nation could soon close their doors to tens of thousands of at-risk American teens and young adults.

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Authorities say a passing driver who stopped to investigate a damaged tree in southwest Washington found two young Astoria girls injured in a car crash that killed their mother.

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