The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting broad-based changes in policies governing salmon and sturgeon fisheries on the lower Columbia River at a public meeting Jan. 11-12 in Olympia.
Have a few bags of empty cans and bottles lying around after the holidays? Bring them to Astoria High School from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, and let students from the band programs in Astoria schools take them off your hands
The results are in from the recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI enforcement campaign conducted from November 21, 2012 through January 1, 2013. In Pacific County, nine motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
State fishery managers have approved the first razor clam dig of 2013, starting Tuesday (Jan. 8) at Twin Harbors and expanding to include three other ocean beaches later in the week.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the evening dig after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those beaches are safe to eat.
The Oregon Board of Forestry will mark a transition at its Jan. 9 meeting in Salem, as John Blackwell, whose term as board chair ended Dec. 31, passes the gavel to Tom Imeson, public affairs director at the Port of Portland. Michael Rose, a forest industry labor representative, is joining the board as well, succeeding Steve Wilson, whose term also ended Dec. 31.
There are only four days left to visit the Oregon History Museum's original exhibit The Mightiest Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm, closing Sunday, January 6, 2013. Sponsored by Portland General Electric, the exhibit takes visitors back in time to the most devastating storm in Oregon's history.
As Washington state works on rules for implementing its new marijuana legalization law, a California company says it wants to bring marijuana dispensing machines to the state.
After leading the mostly volunteer Warrenton Fire Department for over 15 years Ted Ames will move across the bay to become Astoria's new Fire Chief with a swearing in ceremony at Monday's city council meeting
The city of Astoria is ready to take the next step in dealing with the dilapidated Flavel properties that have stood empty and unkept for many years blighting downtown. If the city council agrees Monday evening liens will be recorded on the Commercial street storefronts and the Flavel home on 15th which could eventually lead to foreclosure on those properties.
Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Clatsop and Columbia Counties next week.
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