The Oregon State University Clatsop County Extension Service is offering a workshop to help you learn to defend yourself and your property in case of a wildfire. Did you know that 10 of the largest fires in Oregon history occurred west of the Cascade Mountains?
The AAA auto club reports the average price of gasoline in Oregon is $3.80, and the average price of gasoline in Washington is $3.81.. For Oregon that's up 2 cents in a week and 24 cents in a month. It's 10 cents higher than the national average, which dropped a nickel in a week and for Washington its 2 cents higher than a week ago and 25 cents higher than a month ago.
On March 8, 2013 at 5:38 pm the Astoria Police Department received a call of a male walking in the area of 17th and Marine Drive toward downtown. The subject was contacted and officers asked him to stop his behavior that was causing people to call. At 5:53 Astoria Police received another call about the same person. He was now throwing his backpack and screaming.
State Representative Brad Witt shares his thoughts on the majority budget released late last week and talks about his take on the potential impacts:
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"