An Oregon Court of Appeals ruling on Wednesday over a person's right to a jury trial could clog some county courts over low-level offenses such as shoplifting, urinating in public or interfering with police.
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of Tuesday night's serious injury traffic crash involving three vehicles on Highway 47 about five miles south of Vernonia. Four people were transported to area hospitals for treatment.
Sunset Empire Transportation District announces changes in route services. On October 1, 2012, Route 21 servicing Cannon Beach will no longer be available for weekday (Monday thru Friday) service.
The Clatsop County board approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Shoreline Sanitary District regarding the district's planned construction of a 3.3-mile sewer line to connect to the City of Warrenton's wastewater treatment plant.
At the recommendation of staff, the Clatsop County board of commissioners rejected all three contractor bids submitted for the S.E. Ensign Lane construction project. The project involves grading, paving and striping of the three-quarter-mile extension of Ensign Lane,
An agreement between Clatsop County and the Oregon Department of Transportation approved Wednesday by the board of commissioners opens the way for a long-awaited project to relieve flooding on U.S. Highway 101 near Seaside.
US economy grew at 1.3 percent rate in April-June quarter, weaker than previous estimate. Weekly US unemployment benefit applications fall sharply to 359,000, lowest in 2 months.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) will meet with local members of the Main Street Alliance on Friday, September 28, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the impact of federal policies on small businesses in Oregon. The Main Street Alliance is a coalition of small business owners dedicated to working with government officials on issues related to their companies and the greater economy.
Oregon State Police stopped a 2007 blue Dodge on highway 101 at East Harbor Thursday morning at 2:00am and found the driver to be uninsured and driving while suspended.
Tuesday afternoon an Astoria police officer received a report from an employee at the Sunset Empire Transportation District building at 900 Exchange that her iPhone had been stolen from her private office space. Using the "Find My iPhone" feature of the phone, Officer Shepherd learned that the phone was currently located at the Mini Mart on Marine Drive.
Despite Budget Cuts that caused layoffs in the jail and patrol staff at the beginning of summer, Columbia County is still receiving quality services from its Sheriff's Office, thanks to an empowered staff, a high level of outside funding and strong volunteer services.
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