The U.S. Coast Guard, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, other state and local agencies, along with Chevron Shipping and numerous pollution response and salvage companies and organizations participated in a major drill in Astoria, Thursday, designed to prepare personnel for a coordinated response in the event of a large vessel collision, fire and oil spill in the Lower Columbia River Region.
The Astoria Senior Center is looking at some significant improvements as a result of a Community Development Block Grant for $1.5 million dollars that has been approved by the Business Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority and by the Astoria City Council on Monday evening.
On March 15, 2013 at 7:15pm the Warrenton Police Department was sent to 1060 3rd Ave. in Hammond in reference to a Burglary-In-Progress.Dispatch had received a 911 call from a neighbor who was advising the homeowner at 1060 3rd Ave. found someone inside the residence and was holding them at gunpoint.
Friday morning at approximately 6:00A.M. Clatsop County Dispatch received a 911 call, reporting a person missing in Blind Slough near the Autio boat launch. It was reported three men were in a small boat which capsized and sank.
The first gray whales heading northward on their annual spring migration have already been spotted from the Oregon State Parks Whale Watching Center in Depoe Bay. Many more gray whales will be migrating soon - just in time for the upcoming Spring Whale Watching Week,
The Office of Secretary of State's Corporations and Charities Division is sponsoring a Nonprofit and Charity Education Symposium in Longview on April 22.
The Clatsop County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday chose its top-priority goals for the upcoming year.
Pacific Power warns customers and the public to be wary of giving their information out, especially right now, because of a phone scam targeting utility customers in Oregon and Washington. Crooks are posing as customer service agents and trying to get money and steal personal information.
The third of three community meetings designed to share information about the school-based health center proposed for the Astoria School District will be held Thursday, March 21. The meeting will take place at the Astoria High School auditorium from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
A bill that will help many low-income seniors keep their homes passed the Oregon House on March 13th. House Bill 2489 makes a number of important improvements to the Senior and Disabled Property Tax Deferral Program, which allows low-income seniors to defer their annual property taxes until they move, die, or sell their homes.
We've been driving or walking all over a piece of Astoria history for years and never noticed. The many manholes throughout the city each have a heavy iron cover, many of which bear the mark of local foundries long gone.
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