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A second attempt to use the wire saw on the Agate Beach dock proved successful and contractors were able to detach a section of the structure late Thursday afternoon. The object was heavier than expected -- approximately 47 tons -- and was too massive for the flatbed semi-truck on hand. Instead of removing the first section from the beach right...

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The Astoria City Council met in an unusual morning session Thursday and approved the purchase and installation of a new engraved granite sign celebrating the city's connection with the United States Coast Guard.

The sign, designed by city councilor Russ Warr, who owns Astoria Granite Works, is intended for a spot near the Columbia River maritime...

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The City of Astoria will host several events and opportunities to allow residents and neighbors of Astoria to provide feedback on needs, desires, and concerns related to recreational trails within the City.  This feedback will directly influence future actions that will be included in a Recreation Trails Master Plan that is being created in...

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Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced bipartisan legislation to help communities impacted by marine debris emergencies secure federal assistance.  They were joined by 16 original cosponsors representing Oregon, Washington, and California – Representatives Kurt Schrader, Jim...

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After nearly 17 months of planning and preparation, survivors of fallen Oregon State Police troopers used shovels to ceremoniously break ground Wednesday at the site planned for the construction of a memorial honoring fallen troopers.  Approximately 150 people gathered during the Department's 81st anniversary on the grounds of the Oregon...

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The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a recreational sailing vessel approximately 70 miles west of Lincoln City, Ore., Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call at approximately 11:50 a.m., reporting a man experiencing seizures and convulsions aboard the 59-foot sailing vessel Pacific Rim.

Sector Columbia River launched an...

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Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon's three vehicle serious injury crash that occurred on Highway 101 north of Tillamook. Two people were transported by LifeFlight to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for treatment.


According to Trooper Jace Hall, on August 1, 2012 at approximately 1:44 p.m., a 2003 Lexus...

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Seaside Police Department have received three reports of counterfeit twenty dollar bills & one ten dollar bill being passed at fast food establishments sometime over the past week. The bill were Series 2004 & 2009 and two of twenty dollar bills had the same serial number which was EL56788231F. There are no suspects or suspect vehicles at...

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