Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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The Astoria School Foundation is announcing an Educator Innovation Grant opportunity.  The Educator Innovation Grant is open to all educators employed within the Astoria School District.  There will be four grants awarded with each totaling $300.

The Astoria School Foundation’s primary purpose is to enhance the educational...

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The Astoria Downtown Historic District Association (ADHDA) welcomed its new coordinator, Rebecca Frick, earlier this month. Like her predecessor, Blaire Buergler, Frick is a RARE volunteer. RARE (Resource Assistance for Rural Environments) is a program administered by the University of Oregon that places participants in communities for an 11-month...

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Listen to weekend event updates from our community representatives.  Regina Wilke from the Chamber of commerce fills you in on Astoria / Warrenton events.  Deirdre Duewell from the Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau covers the peninsula events.   ...

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A section of the large dock from Japan that washed up on the Oregon coast now will become part of an exhibit and memorial in Newport. Located just a couple miles from the original location where it washed ashore.  Another section to be on display at Oregon state universitys Hatfield Marine Science Center by early next year....

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Oregon's beach cleanup organization SOLV is working to coordinate a specialized tsunami debris cleanup network along the coast. Nina Diconcini a SOLV board member explains:


Visit SOLV online here....

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Sabrina Rainey, age 34, charged with 15 driving offenses last year when she was driving a Warrenton Hammond school district short bus.  The bus was turning onto HWY 101  when a pickup truck hitting the bus...the driver of that pickup suffereing serious injuries  The accident sent Rainey and 6 students to the...

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U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and Mark Begich (D-AK)  introduced an amendment to employ veterans as coordinators of community clean ups of marine debris from the Japanese tsunami of last year. They offered the amendment to the Veterans Job Corps Act of 2012, which is being considered in the Senate this week.

 The Veterans Job...

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Updated:  On Wednesday at 8:43 P.M. Emergency units were dispatched to the intersection of 33rd and Leif Erikson Dr. for a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash. 

A white 1999 Buick Century operated by 44 year old Robert Brown of Astoria, struck the victim, 58 year old Craig Myers of Astoria, in the westbound portion of the...

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