The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will host an informational meeting at the Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita, Oregon on January 24, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. to answer questions about proposed recreation changes on the Nehalem Spit coming in 2013. The changes -- keeping dogs on leashes on the southern portion of the spit during part of the year -- are driven by Oregon's commitment to provide habitat for western snowy plovers, a shorebird.

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The Clatsop County Public Health Department is working with local health providers and others to ensure access to flu vaccine for the community. This flu season, the incidence of influenza is at above-average numbers in Oregon and many other states, and as a result of early-immunization drives and other factors, some areas are experiencing a shortage of vaccine.

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The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA) will be offering a free tsunami public education course on February 14, 2013 at the Grays Harbor College Columbia Education Center (208 Advent Ave. S.E.) in Ilwaco. The course will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Workbooks will be provided.

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The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today unanimously adopted a policy that establishes a new management framework for salmon fisheries on the lower Columbia River. The commission, a nine-member citizen panel that sets policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), took action after completing a series of public meetings that began in October 2012. In all, the commission received about 1,000 public comments on the broad-based proposal.

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Cover Oregon will host two community meetings in Clatsop County later this month. Residents will have the opportunity to learn about the development of Oregon's health insurance exchange and provide input on its progress.

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The Coast Guard has issued a Captain of the Port order to terminate the voyage of the fishing vessel Swell Rider after it was involved in a collision Thursday.

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One person was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 30 west of St. Helens. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the crash that blocked the highway for about one hour. Speed and icy road conditions are contributing factors.

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The Clatsop County Board of Commissioners is urging federal regulators to block approval for a new genetically-modified salmon.

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Today, after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced sweeping new rules to the nation's mortgage market, Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley applauded the CFPB for putting an end to interest-only loans, "no doc" loans, and loans based on an initial "teaser" interest rate.

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After devoting eight years in community service to the city council,  Astoria native Peter Roscoe has set his sights on a new challenge.  Roscoe has taken on leadership of the Astoria Regatta and he says this is great opportunity to reform the oldest festival in the Northwest.

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Lori Lum-Toyooka, President and General Manager of Lum's Auto Center, will receive Dealer of the Year honors on Sunday, January 13, 2013, during the North American International Auto Show held in Detroit, Michigan.

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