Members of the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer will visit the community of Astoria on Saturday, Jan. 19, as the club wraps up its community tour, "Dribble Oregon," While in Astoria, the Timbers will play host to a community event, a free youth soccer clinic and a meet-and-greet with select players.
Three local men will have completed a 16 week basic police course next Friday that prepares them to serve departments in Astoria, Seaside and Cannon beach.
On January 17, 2013 at 6:53 AM, Seaside Police received a 911 call reporting a male subject was in need of medical attention on the beach at 12th Avenue and the Prom. Seaside Police responded finding a male subject who was deceased.
Detectives were called to the scene along with the Clatsop County Medical Examiner. Their investigation found no signs of foul play and indicates Christopher Lee Bodell, 22 of Seaside died as a result of an apparent suicide. Next of kin have been notified.
The Oregon Department of Revenue announced today that its tax processing season will get a later start than usual this year, due to late tax law changes made by Congress to resolve the "fiscal cliff" crisis.
Members of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council have elected Bill Bradbury, one of Oregon's two members, to chair the regional energy planning agency in 2013. Bradbury was vice chair in 2012; the Council elects officers annually.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held steady in January at the highest level in nearly seven years, but builders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their prospects for sales over the next six months.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday held at 47, the same as in December and the highest reading since April 2006, just before the housing bubble burst.
The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon.Kelly becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will host public information workshops January 22 and January 23, 2013, to discuss its emergency plans to relocate up to 50 Columbian white-tailed deer from the Julia Butler Hanson (JBH) Refuge
The Coast Guard says seas are calm and visibility is good Wednesday morning off the Washington coast for a crewman who fell overboard from a crab boat about eight miles west of the mouth of the Queets River.
Retail gas prices in Oregon are edging down, while the national average remains the same as it was last week. The Oregon average for regular unleaded drops a nickel this week to $3.33 a gallon, while the national average remains at $3.30.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife are reopening a portion of the Oregon Coast to recreational and commercial mussel harvesting
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