The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division from the Tillamook office is asking for the public's help in locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of a 5 point bull elk found ten days ago off Blaine Road eight miles east of Beaver

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In a presentation to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council today, Portland State University researchers who have been studying the potential for freshwater mussels to take hold in the Columbia River Basin say water chemistry and temperature are sufficient, if not ideal, to support the invasive species that have wrecked havoc in lakes and rivers from the Midwest to the Southwest.

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The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has scheduled public hearings on a change to state administrative rules regarding how state forestlands are classified.

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The Clatsop County Public Health Department and the Oregon Immunization Program remind parents that time is running out to provide proof of up-to-date immunizations or approved exemptions for their children.

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A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Tillamook Bay, in Garibaldi, Ore., medically evacuated a 64-year-old crewmember from a commercial fishing vessel in the Pacific Ocean approximately two nautical miles west of the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Wednesday afternoon.

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A recently completed Oregon State University study estimated the economic effects of the state park system on the Oregon Coast.

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The board approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for $40,927.70 in additional funding for the Clatsop County Fisheries Project. The funds will pay for the rearing of an additional 1.1 million juvenile spring Chinook and coho in the county's net-pen fisheries program this spring.

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Clatsop Economic Development Resources wants to shine the spotlight on local businesses that are outstanding in key areas. On March 20th the organization plans to recognize those who meet the criteria for the Business Awards with the special emphasis on one or more of the following:

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With fluctuating prices of natural gas, fuel oil and electricity, many people consider heating
their homes by burning firewood or wood pellets as a less-costly alternative.

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The Oregon Court of Appeals has ordered the state to hold up on enforcing new gillnet fishing rules in response to a challenge from commercial fishermen.

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Saturday Astoria Safeway reported a female tried to pass a  fraudulent check for $310.27 written by a "Julia Lewis." When the
store tried to verify the information through Bank of America, the female just left everything and left the store.

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