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