The public is invited to learn more about the school-based health center proposed for the Astoria School District at a series of community meetings beginning later this month. The meetings will be held Feb. 26 and March 21. All the meetings will take place at the Astoria High School auditorium from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Organizers will provide information as well as take feedback and answer questions.

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Lincoln County School District (LCSD) has been awarded $3 million in federal funding for a project designed to reduce the loss of lives and property destruction in the event of a tsunami or other catastrophic flooding at the site of the existing Waldport High School.

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Oregon lawmakers are considering how dogs are leashed.  A House bill would make it a violation to use a short leash or choke collar or to keep a dog tied up outside for an extended period of time.

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State economists say Oregon will have an additional $87 million to spend in the two-year budget period that begins in July.

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 Since becoming the School Resource Officer in October of 2012 Matthew Clausen has arrested, cited or detained 8 high school age children for marijuana related offenses at or near the Astoria High School.

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Oregon turns 154 years old today.  To coincide with the State birthday the Oregon Secretary of State's office has just released a new edition of the Oregon Blue Book that features an online edition.

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The Japan Environmental Action Network known as JEAN is a non-governmental organization that is coordinating a visit to Oregon. They recognize the importance of collaborating with US organizations and communities to research and report how Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris has been affecting US coastal communities.

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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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