"We were afraid to use the word "phasing" because it might hurt fundraising" says Astoria Mayor Willis Van Dusen in explaining the very careful language being used to describe just how the city will manage to build the long awaited "Garden Of Surging Waves" after the construction bids came in higher than the amount raised so far.
A hearing Wednesday in St. Helens may determine whether Daniel Butts is mentally able to assist in his defense at a murder trial in the shooting death of Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter.
Wahkiakum Ferry will operate in the early morning runs on February 25th the last scheduled run will be from Westport to Puget Island, leaving Westport at 7:15am.The closure is for maintenance work on the Ferry itself. The dry dock duration is expected to take about a week, but until the work has begun, the recommence date may change.
Emergency dispatchers in Astoria are tired of answering calls from the 1-year-old daughter of Jessica May
Clatsop Community College is proud to announce that the artwork selected for the seventh annual international competition Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is on display at CCC's Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR. The Au Naturel exhibit will run from February 21st through March 28th, 2013.
Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley introduced the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2013 (WIFIA). This bill would create jobs by helping local communities upgrade or replace aging and damaged water and sewer systems. Low cost financing would save homeowners and businesses money and put construction workers back on the job as repairs and new projects are accelerated.
A Newport-area mother and daughter were arrested Tuesday at a Newport-area residence by detectives from the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT), with the assistance of local law enforcement agencies, related to a methamphetamine investigation.
Hand sanitizer sparked by static electricity may have started the fire that burned an 11-year-old girl in her room at Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
Today, Oregon's Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined 22 other Senators in challenging the postmaster general's authority to discontinue Saturday mail delivery later this year without congressional approval.
State fishery managers have approved an evening razor clam dig Feb. 23-24 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the evening dig after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those two beaches are safe to eat.
The State Marine Board and the Department of Environmental Quality are seeking a statutory change regarding how they can deal with derelict and abandoned vessels, ships, etc., on Oregon's waterways and ports.
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