Beginning March 19, the NorthWest POINT bus in Astoria will no longer serve the Astoria Mini Mart. The Astoria Transit Center will be the NorthWest POINT's only Astoria stop and outlet for on-site ticket sales.


Geologic hazards coordinator Dr. Althea Rizzo and other state agency experts will be providing free preparedness workshops concerning tsunamis and earthquakes in three North Coast locations beginning Monday night.


Clatsop County is seeking applicants for representatives on the Columbia-Pacific Economic Development District Board of Directors.


The Oregon Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 21 to present information on the planned painting and maintenance repairs scheduled in 2014 for the Old Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River Bridges. The meeting is set for 5 to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 204 Marine Drive in Astoria.


A commercial truck driver on his way to Warrenton received minor injuries Wednesday morning after his truck and trailer overturned onto their side along Highway 101 about ten miles south of Yachats.


"Trolley Guy Ale" will be rolling out at Rogue Brewery in Astoria this month in recognition of the many volunteers who operate Old 300 The Astoria Riverfront Trolley.


Heritage Square gets it first installations with construction taking place this week. Parking on the west side was closed down and a large construction trailer has been placed next to the American Legion building in preparation for staging the equipment that will begin digging up the corner of 11th and Duane, the site for the long awaited "Garden Of Surging Waves"


The first few days of March were busy ones for the Clatsop County Interagency Narcotics Taskforce.  On March 1st  detectives arrested Amber Marie Lucas, 27, a Seaside transient,  on two counts of Possession of Methamphetamine and two counts of Delivery of Methamphetamine. Detectives previously arrested Lucas on methamphetamine related charges on 02/08/13, in a separate investigation.


Clatsop County is pursuing changes to its land-use rules to accommodate the city of Cannon Beach's innovative emergency storage program.


The Trial of Former Commercial Fishermen's festival director wrapping up in Clatsop County Circuit Court Tuesday with the sentencing of Ronald Williams.  Williams opted to  represent himself in the criminal trial in which he was accused of First degree aggravated theft, first degree theft and one count of tampering with a witness.  The twelve person jury finding him guilty on Friday.  Judge Philip Nelson sentencing Williams to 46 months in prison for the crimes, less than the 64 months requested by the Deputy District Attorney Steve Chamberlin.

Oregon's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 8.4 percent, essentially unchanged from 8.3 percent in December. The January 2012 unemployment rate was 9.0 percent.


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