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High prices & good production boost producers’ pocketbook, but expenses also high

Oregon farmers and ranchers enjoyed one of the best bottom lines in recent times last year thanks to a combination of strong agricultural production and good prices for many of the state’s crops and livestock. Despite concerns over historically high...

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On the Long Beach Penninsula crews in the process of breaching a dike for the first time for 60 years.

This part of a Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the  Willapa National Wildlife Refuge which began in 2008.  Tides eventually will fill into the 621 acres in the southern area of the Willapa Bay.

Other federal wildlife refuges in SW...

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In a press release Monday Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) acknowledged and thanked the Japanese government ffor their contribution of five million dollars to the west coast states of the US.  The money contributed to cleanup efforts to protect the west coast from debris resulting from the Japanese tsunami of 2011.

Wyden issued the following...

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Astoria Marine cleanup plans move forward under state leadership as EPA hands site management to Oregon DEQ.

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will oversee the investigation and cleanup of contaminated soil, groundwater and sediments at Astoria Marine Construction Company in Astoria, Oregon, according to an agreement signed by the...

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Dean Perez, Clatsop County Human Resources Director and Oregon Army National Guard lieutenant colonel, formally took command of Camp Rilea Armed Forces Reserve Center at a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 8.
Before an assembled audience of friends, family and Guard personnel, Oregon National Guard Adjutant General Raymond Rees said Perez’ role with...

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Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Sunday afternoon's single vehicle crash along Highway 30 about fourteen miles west of Clatskanie that injured four people, one seriously. The names of the four occupants are pending confirmation.


On September 9, 2012 at approximately 2:20 p.m. a 1999 Ford Explorer with four occupants...

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The second open period in the Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt. non-selective recreational coho fishery was very successful throughout the open area with an average catch rate of 0.79 salmon per angler. The preliminary estimated total landings for the three days are 2,020 coho and 470 Chinook for 3,154 angler trips.  This leaves 4,059 coho remaining...

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