Friday, October 31, 2014
  • Fishing Report

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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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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The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing is scheduled to unveil the nose art of an F-15 fighter jet during a Cities of Honor Ceremony at the Portland Air Base in Portland and the city of Astoria will be honored with special nose art, which depicts iconic images of the city.

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The Clatsop County Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Seaside Police Department, executed 3 search warrants in Seaside, resulting in the arrest of 5 subjects, Friday afternoon.

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"We were afraid to use the word "phasing" because it might hurt fundraising" says Astoria Mayor Willis Van Dusen in explaining the very careful language being used to describe just how the city will manage to build the long awaited "Garden Of Surging Waves" after the construction bids came in higher than the amount raised so far.

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A hearing Wednesday in St. Helens may determine whether Daniel Butts is mentally able to assist in his defense at a murder trial in the shooting death of Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter.

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Wahkiakum Ferry will operate in the early morning runs on February 25th the last scheduled run will be from Westport to Puget Island, leaving Westport at 7:15am.
The closure is for maintenance work on the Ferry itself. The dry dock duration is expected to take about a week, but until the work has begun, the recommence date may change.

Emergency dispatchers in Astoria are tired of answering calls from the 1-year-old daughter of Jessica May

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Clatsop Community College is proud to announce that the artwork selected for the seventh annual international competition Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is on display at CCC's Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR.  The Au Naturel exhibit will run from February 21st through March 28th, 2013.

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A Newport-area mother and daughter were arrested Tuesday at a Newport-area residence by detectives from the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT), with the assistance of local law enforcement agencies, related to a methamphetamine investigation.

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Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley introduced the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2013 (WIFIA). This bill would create jobs by helping local communities upgrade or replace aging and damaged water and sewer systems.  Low cost financing would save homeowners and businesses money and put construction workers back on the job as repairs and new projects are accelerated.

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Hand sanitizer sparked by static electricity may have started the fire that burned an 11-year-old girl in her room at Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

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