Following a successful fundraising event sponsored by Mayor
Willis L. Van Dusen at the home of Jordan Schnitzer in June, all funds required to
complete the Garden of Surging Waves project in downtown Astoria have been
secured. Donors at the event included project supporters from Astoria and around
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on a permit that would allow the City Of Warrenton to replace the aging piles and docks at the city marina with an entirely new moorage system and dredge out the basin.
Getting around Astoria has been a little challenging for local drivers trying to use some their favorite routes to avoid heavy summer traffic through town as construction crews are working on a number of streets for the new city sewer separation project. Dubbed the "11th street CSO project", the work actually covers several streets in the downtown area where crews are digging up some of the roads to place new lines and re-route some old ones. Here's what you can expect this week.
As part of the Irving Avenue and 19th Street Bridge Replacement project in Astoria, work crews will be doing explorations to locate existing underground utilities.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) met with hunger-relief advocates at the Oregon Food Bank West to discuss how proposed cuts to federal nutrition assistance programs will increase the already great burden faced by families and hunger-relief programs in Oregon.
It's 4th of July time and the Seaside Police and Fire Department are reminding residents and visitors celebrating with fireworks to use only legal "Safe and Sane" fireworks.
Astoria's Columbia River Maritime Museum is asking supporters to help fund an ambitious project to provide a state of the art storage facility for it's collection of artifacts that is thought to be the largest collection of maritime and related objects in the United States.