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The new Astoria high school field is closer to a reality.  Columbia Memorial Hospital announced it plans to use $5 million dollars of bond procedes from a total 31 million dollars worth of revenue bonds to fund the brand new sports complex, according to hospital CEO Erik Thorsen.  

Published reports indicate that if all goes as planned,...

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Aloha High School running back Thomas Tyner set a state record with 643 yards rushing and scored 10 touchdowns in an 84-63 victory over Lakeridge High School on Friday night.

Tyner's rushing yards are third-most nationally for a prep player, behind John Giannantonio's record of 754 yards in a game for Netcong High School in New Jersey in 1950, and...

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Hundreds of people gathered this weekend to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the dedication of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

The event Saturday included honored guests arriving in a motorcade of 1930s-era cars, The Columbian ( http://is.gd/t1FfG2) reported in Sunday's newspaper. The Bonneville Dam was the first of 31 federal dams on...

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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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