Most of the country will know who won major races Tuesday night, but Washington residents may not know for several days who their next governor will be. Both Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee expect their contest to be decided in the ballots that remain to be counted after election day.
The Astoria City Council celebrated the signing of the last check that pays off the Astoria Aquatic Center two years early. Monday night Mayor Willis Van Dusen announced that he held the check for the last payment in his hand and called for the traditional destruction of the mortgage papers which symbolically represents the city facility as free and clear of the $2.93 million dollar debt.
"Have you seen the mountain of dirt they are moving? It's huge!" Says Columbia Memorial's CEO Eric Thorsen talking with KAST news recently about a project people have been talking about for years. A new athletic facility that when completed by Columbia Memorial Hospital will be owned by the Astoria School District.
The City Of Astoria is a little cleaner and better kept as the city community development department has been responding to violations of the town's newly approved derelict building ordinance.
The City of Astoria has enacted a new ordinance that prohibits feeding wild animals and birds in city limits. Based on an earlier ordinance banning feeding pigeons in a section of Uniontown this new rule applies to the entire city.
The Navy's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise, will be deactivated Dec. 1 at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia where it arrived Sunday to end 51 years of service. But the famed ship is eventually headed for Washington.
Action: Increase the daily bag limit for coho.
Location: Naselle River, from the Hwy. 101 Bridge to the Crown Mainline (Salme) Bridge
Effective dates: Dec. 1, 2012 through Jan. 31, 2013.
As our wet and cold weather settles in for awhile, it is important to remember that not only can this weather be uncomfortable, it can also be dangerous. Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to announce the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. Frank Heyl will be sharing Cold Weather Survival; a Way of Life on Sunday, November 18, at 1:00 p.m.
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