Almost three decades ago Astoria played host to a movie crew producing what would become a worldwide cult favorite. Goonies Day is coming.
Callers this morning on KAST's live local talk show "Coastwatch Call-in" told host Tom Freel that the Port of Astoria has to get focused on the nuts and bolts of the operation and make financial statements including profit and loss statements readily available to the public and spend less time attacking each other.
Here's a quick rundown on the Wednesday Clatsop County Commission meeting:
The board adopted an ordinance amending county land-use rules to allow emergency storage shelters on forest-zoned lands. The amendment accommodates a project of the City of Cannon Beach
Wednesday at 10:58 AM Astoria Police responded to the area of Marine Drive and 32rd. The initial report was a pedestrian versus vehicle crash. Astoria Police arrived and found that the crash involved a pedestrian who was confined to a motorized wheel chair and a 2008 Scion xB. The Scion xB was operated by Debra Wolf, Age 57, Astoria. The wheelchair bound pedestrian was identified as Roberta Morgan, age 58, of Astoria.
They overcame obstacles and made tough choices, helped citizens in need, and inspired others to do well. The Clatsop County Commission on Children and Families honored young citizens Tuesday, May 21 at the 26th Annual Youth Recognition Awards banquet at the Holiday Inn Express in Astoria.
DMV offices in Astoria and Woodburn will stop accepting appointments for motorcycle skills tests by the end of May. Motorcycle skills test appointments are still available at several other DMV offices through this year, and skills testing is also available from TEAM Oregon (www.team-oregon.org).
In the Tuesday evening election results for the Clatsop County special election with 100% of precincts reporting there were a total of 6,890 votes cast, out of 21,150 eligible registered voters. A 32.58% return of votes.
Contested race results in the third and final release of the election results:
Port of Astoria Commission:
Monday evening the Astoria Council:
Approved a 5.42% increase in curbside garbage pick-up for customers of Recology/Western Oregon Waste. A company spokesman said the company income projections missed the mark when a drop in construction debris disposal dropped further than expected leaving the company with a $73,000 shortfall.