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The Oregon Emergency Management Association recognized Clatsop County’s Tiffany Brown for her work on the county’s new Emergency Operations Center.


The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC), as part of its site selection process for the Pacific Marine Energy Center, has selected two communities from the four initially considered as potential locations for the grid connected test facility.


The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a commercial fishing vessel approximately 75 miles west of the Columbia River entrance, Saturday.


Five school districts in Clatsop and Tillamook counties along with Northwest Regional Education Service District (NWRESD), have joined forces  in a new mentor program to provide much needed instructional and emotional support for new teachers.  Participation in mentoring programs can help improve the retention of new teachers and renew the enthusiasm and expertise of veteran teachers.


Three days of art, music and literary events will showcase the galleries and artists of Cannon Beach at the 25th annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival, November 2-4, 2012. And if it rains, or the wind blows, that’s just part of what makes this festival so memorable.


In an effort to update the Recreational Trails Master Plan, the City of Astoria has asked the public for comments and recommendations over the past month.  Approximately 200 or more people responded. Using this feedback, the City has completed a first draft list of future plans for the Trails Plan.



A study finds that the base salary makes up about half the total cost of compensation for public employees in Oregon. 


The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting public comments on digging days, catch limits and other management options for the upcoming razor clam season.


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