The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will host an informational meeting at Warrenton Community Center on December 11, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. to answer questions about proposed recreation changes on the Clatsop Spit coming in 2013. The changes are driven by Oregon's commitment to provide habitat for western snowy plovers, a shorebird.

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An investigation by the Clatsop County Drug Task Force has led to the arrest of Michael Loren Wangen 09/19/67, at his residence, 686 29th Street Apartment B in Astoria on November 26, 2012. Wangen is being charged with Encouraging Child Sexual Abuse in the first degree.

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The Clatsop County Board of Commissioners is inviting public comment on a proposal by Gov. John Kitzhaber to restrict commercial salmon gillnet fishing on the lower Columbia River.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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Northwest residents might be thankful for a brief break in the rainstorms, if the forecast for Thursday is correct.

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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.

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