Corrections experts from across Oregon converged on the Clatsop County Jail on Monday. Their mission: to determine whether or not the facility complies with the 309 requirements laid out by the Oregon State Sheriff's Association for a correctional facility. The inspection team interviewed deputies and inmates in addition to reviewing documentation of compliance with the Oregon jail standards.
Oregon State Police are warning about a telephone scam that uses their name.
Police say they've received several recent complaints from citizens who say individuals claiming to be state troopers have called them and demanded money to clear arrest warrants or get criminal charges dropped.
Black Friday is a distant memory. Small Business Saturday is long gone. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn.
Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving when people returned to their work computers, is the next in a line of days that stores are counting on to jumpstart the holiday shopping season.
The Coast Guard Formal Board of Investigation Hearing into the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Cecelia will reconvene Nov. 26-28, 2012 beginning 8 a.m. each day at Camp Rilea in Warrenton. The hearing is open to the public and media is invited to attend.
A community conversation on youth development and underage drinking will be taking place on November 28 , 6:00‐8:00pm at the Warrenton Grade School Gym. Presenting will be international speaker and advocate Eric Martin and former Miss Teen Oregon Jewell Ledford.
Pump prices in Oregon and across the country continue to decline, providing welcome relief to Thanksgiving travelers. The national average for regular unleaded is at its lowest point since mid-July, while Oregon's is at its lowest point since mid-February.
Northwest residents might be thankful for a brief break in the rainstorms, if the forecast for Thursday is correct.
The Oregon State Police have confirmed that the the Clatsop County Courthouse was one of 28 different courthouse facilities in Oregon that received bomb threats on Monday in what appears to be a coordinated effort.
The next evening razor clam dig will get under way Monday (Nov. 26) at Twin Harbors beach, then expand to include openings at Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks later in the week.
Clatsop Community College and the School Districts of Clatsop County will host an Education Town Hall presentation, Monday, December 3, 7:00 – 8:00pm in the CCC gym, Patriot Hall, 1650 Lexington Avenue, Astoria.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have extended the closure of recreational and commercial mussel harvesting to include the entire Oregon Coast, from the mouth of the Columbia River to the California border, due to high levels of paralytic shellfish toxins. The closure includes mussels found on the beaches, rocks, jetties, and bay entrances along the Oregon Coast. The closure affects only mussels.
State Route 4 between Cathlamet and Longview is scheduled to reopen by 4 p.m. today, Nov. 20. The highway has been closed since 4 p.m. yesterday from just east of Cathlamet to the Germany Creek area (mileposts 36 to 48).
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