Saturday, November 01, 2014
  • Fishing Report

With nearly 400 nurses nominated, there remain 183 finalists for 2012 Oregon Nurse of the Year--seven of them live in the North Coast area. For the second year, this award will honor outstanding Oregon nurses for their constant care and compassion toward patients. Sixteen nurses will be awarded Nurse of the Year; one in each of 16 categories.

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Oregon Law prohibits hunting or traping wildlife in the boundries of any city.  The Astoria police report last weekend several duck hunters were in Young's Bay inside both the Urban Growth Boundry and the City Limits. Both are a violation of state law.

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The workgroup tasked with considering reforms to fisheries on the lower Columbia River, including the eventual removal of commercial gill nets from the mainstem, met in Portland on Oct. 18 at the Airport Embassy Suites. A news release prepared by Clatsop County states that the County Board of Commissioners has gone on record opposing a proposal by Gov. John Kitzhaber to restrict commercial salmon gillnet fishing on the lower Columbia River.

 

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An announcement by the U.S. Census Bureau that privately owned housing starts are up 15 percent over last month and 35 percent over a year ago reinforces research by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute that shows the forest sector is "poised to rebound."

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Columbia River keeper has a road map for LNG opponents to follow Oregon LNG's proposal through the federal permitting process.  The public has until November 8th to submit written comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on a proposed liquid natural gas facility that the developer wants to site on Warrenton's Skipanon Peninsula.

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Clatsop Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Forrest Koch, CPA, as the facilitator for its Small Business Management Program. Mr. Koch has extensive financial and business management experience. His specialties include analysis, problem-solving, decision-making, working in teams, and developing accurate financial forecasts. His experience also includes an emphasis in strategic organizational planning.

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Ballots for the Nov. 6, 2012 General Election will be mailed out to all Clatsop County voters starting Friday, Oct. 19.

The election features federal and state contests including races for President, Representative in Congress, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Commissioner of Bureau of Labor and Industries, State Representative, Judge of the Oregon Supreme Court Position 3 and Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals, Position 6. There will also be nine state measures on the ballot.

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It has been determined that NOAA weather radios WILL BE ACTIVATED in Pacific, Grays Harbor, and Clallam Counties only as part of the Great Washington ShakeOut earthquake drill and tsunami siren test. County residents are asked to provide feedback on the test at www.shakeout.org/washington.

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The monthly Oregon employment numbers show the state lost nearly 8,000 jobs in September, ending a half-year string of monthly job gains.

The state Employment Department said Tuesday the unemployment rate is 8.7 percent, essentially unchanged from the previous month. The rate has ranged between 8.4 percent and 8.9 percent since January.

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Oregon's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 8.7 percent, essentially unchanged from 8.9 percent in August. The September 2011 unemployment rate was 9.4 percent.

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Clam diggers who miss the razor clam dig that ends Thursday night (Oct. 18) at Twin Harbors will have plenty of other chances to hit the beach in the months ahead.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced a tentative schedule for razor clam openings through the end of the year, including one later this month.

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President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will face-off once again in the second Presidential debate at New York's Hofstra University. The economy is expected to take center stage as was the case in the first debate which most observers said was a win for the Republican challenger saying Mr. Obama seemed ill-prepared.

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