Friday, October 31, 2014
  • Fishing Report

On September 29, 2012 at 2:20 am, Astoria Police Officer Joe Symonds saw a Motorcycle that failed to stop at the stop sign at 7th and Astor. Based on other observations Officer Symonds also suspected the operator of the motorcycle was impaired. Officer Symonds attempted to make a traffic stop on Marine Drive near 1st Street.

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The Supreme Court has declined to take a new look at Washington state's top-two primary system amid complaints from political parties that it interferes with their rights.

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The Coast Guard has declared the fatal collision of two fishing boats off the Washington coast a "serious marine incident" and an investigation is under way.

Petty Officer Nathan Bradshaw in Seattle says it's a joint investigation with Canada into how the 90-foot Viking Storm out of Vancouver, British Columbia, collided with the 40-foot Maverick, homeport Seattle.

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The Astoria City Council will consider a request from a downtown business organization to contribute $7500.00 toward the $20,000.00 cost of hiring a popular urban strategist to conduct an indepth analysis of Astoria's downtown.

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Tests last year at three federal dams on the Columbia River demonstrated marked improvements in the safe passage of juvenile fish, one of several achievements described in a new report released today on federal actions to protect Columbia and Snake River fish.

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The City of Astoria has announced the inclusion of Astoria Maps, a publicly accessible
Geographical Information System (GIS), on its website, www.astoria.or.us. The Astoria
Maps link is located on the left side of the City website.

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Clatsop County is hosting a public discussion on proposed local wave-energy development and its potential impacts on the North Coast on Friday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-noon at the Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Commercial St., Astoria.

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Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to
announce the park's next free In Their Footsteps program.  This
presentation is Salmon Canneries in the Columbia River Estuary by Irene
Martin on Sunday, October 21, at 1:00 p.m.

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Registered sex offender Michael William Dahl was arrested Thursday night after a Oregon State trooper saw him attemping to break into a car in Hammond.  The trooper was responding to a report of an appearently intoxicated man stumbing into the roadway

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Americans boosted spending in August even though their income barely grew. But much of the increase went to pay higher gas prices, a sign they may have to cut back elsewhere in coming months.

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Clatsop County Public Works has issued their weekly update on local projects that might cause some delays if you live or work in the affected areas.  In addition a special project involving the Ziak Bridge reconstruction is expected to begin October 8th.

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Applicants are being sought for an open seat on the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. The position is for a full term ending June 30, 2016.

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