Tuesday, October 21, 2014
  • Fishing Report


 The service began in response to a ship accident  40 years ago. The collision occurred in a dense fog bank several hundred yards west of the Golden Gate Bridge. The fully laden Arizona Standard was inbound en route to Richmond, Calif., and the Oregon Standard, carrying a full load of bunker fuel, was outbound steaming toward British Columbia.

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On September 26, 2012 Astoria Police were notified that Alaina Davis had turned herself in to Eureka CA PD. She was deteained by Eureka PD and her mother is on the way to pick her up.

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astor columnKAST listeners have been offering their opinions on Astoria City Parks operations sharing frustration over how the department has been managed under Director J.P. Moss. One listener writes: 

"Running the parks like a business sounds great but only if the powers that be respond like a business. If you get negative feedback or discover that your budget is not adequate in certain areas then you adjust.

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  A body of a man was located at the Port of Ilwaco in Washington on Monday.  Chief Wright with the Long Beach Police Department reported that the death appears to have been accidental because there was no indication of foul play.

  The early investigation indicated that the man was pulling a cart of fishing supplies on the port docks when he fell into the water.  It is not yet known what caused the man to fall into the water.  The incident happened between 11:00am and 11:15am.

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tsunami signThe Governor's Task Force on Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris is scheduled to be on the Oregon Coast for a second road show on Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Curry and Clatsop Counties.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Astoria Weather

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Astoria

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Humidity: 80%

Wind: 17 mph

  • 20 Oct 2014

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  • 21 Oct 2014

    PM Rain 58°F 53°F

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