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Thursday, November 27, 2014

                                

 

Oregon is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after Alabama gave up the top spot following a loss to Texas A&M.

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The National Park Service has expressed concerns about a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal at the mouth of the Columbia River. The park service sent a letter to federal regulators saying concerns must be addressed in the environmental review of the Oregon LNG project at Warrenton.

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A tally of uncounted ballots from the Nov. 6 General Election conducted Friday by the Clatsop County Elections Division resulted in a wider margin between the two candidates in the close race for Gearhart mayor.

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Washington's passage of the Marijuana legalization measure has resulted in several jurisdictions backing off on some aspects of enforcement and in some counties cases involving small amounts of marijuana possession for personal use have been dismissed but the new law, which goes into effect in December doesn't prevent law enforcement from going after large-scale illegal growing operations

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The Clatsop County Health and Human Services Council and the Board of Commissioners are seeking funding applications from local agencies that serve people in need.  The purpose of this funding is to provide an investment in community programs that target those population groups that are most in need socially and economically.

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J.C. Penney Co. is reporting a bigger-than-expected loss and plummeting sales for the third quarter as its customers are still not buying its pricing plan that gets rid of hundreds of discounts.

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In a development that Washington state must be watching, the federal government is attempting to seize two properties near Medford in Oregon that were used to grow medical marijuana.

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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber asked the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) to restructure salmon and sturgeon fisheries, including phasing out the use of gillnets by non-tribal fishers in the mainstem lower Columbia River by 2016.  In response to Gov. Kitzhaber's proposal, Washington state fishery managers have entered into a joint process with their Oregon counterparts to develop potential alternatives for managing salmon and sturgeon fisheries in the lower Columbia River.

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It's official – tobacco is prohibited at three Clatsop County properties in Astoria.  Signs to that effect have been installed at the 800/820 Exchange St. offices, the Judge Guy Boyington Building at 857 Commercial St., and the public works complex at 1100 Olney Ave.

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"This is a lot of people for one tiny bridge," Clatsop County Board of Commissioners Chair Peter Huhtala told the crowd of roughly three dozen who assembled for Wednesday's ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new span on Ziak-Gnat Creek Road in Knappa.

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The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is embarking on a long-term project to identify and assess the sheltering capacity within Pacific County.

In the initial phase of the project, PCEMA has developed a ten question survey where respondents can indicate their interest in sheltering persons, animals, or both persons and animals.

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