Astoria's big, dirty project continues next week. City engineer Cindy Moore updates what we can expect for the 11th St CSO Separation project next week. The good news is that the project remains on schedule for completion in November.
Remember when Sunday was a day of rest? Not this week. The last Sunday Market of the season is Sunday from 10am to 3pm in downtown Astoria, the city has just announced that a big asphalt crack sealing project impacting many streets in town gets underway on Sunday...and..The annual Great Columbia Crossing is this Sunday as well.
The City of Astoria has been approached by the sculpture artist, Stanley Marcus, regarding the possible donation of his work to the City of Astoria. Mr. Marcus is based in Massachusetts and at the age of 85, he is nearing the end of his sculpting career. During his visits to our community, the sculptor has developed a love for Astoria and wishes to donate approximately 15 of his indoor and 15 outdoor pieces.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today the filing of a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging the agency has failed to adequately limit air pollution emissions from new residential woodstoves and heaters.
The Oregon State Marine Board will hold a meeting of the Guide Advisory Committee (GAC) via phone conference at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, in Salem. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss administrative rules related to HB 2039 and SB 25 affecting Outfitters and Guides and Charter Vessel Operators.
The Astoria City Council recognized the 90th birthday of former Mayor Edith Henningsgaard, swore in two new officers for the police department, saw two other officers recieve recognition for excellence in performing their duty, and saw updated plans for the Astoria Senior Center rennovation project Monday night. Those were just a few items the council delt with. It was a busy meeting and a full house at city hall.
A little known piece of Astoria's history was recognized Saturday with the dedication of a monument at the Maritime Memorial Park. The metal sign unveiled by Mayor Willis Van Dusen marks an event in American history that helped shape the struggle for freedom in India from British colonial rule.