The City of Portland says it can't delay complying with public health requirements any longer, so it's moving forward with a plan to cover up city reservoirs.
While no firm figures are available as yet it was clear that Saturday's Denim and Diamonds Gala to befit the Columbia Memorial Hospital Foundation was a record-setter. In one bidding war alone someone paid $2500.00 for a cake offered during the "Desert Frenzy" that kicked off the live auction.
The driver of a Neah-Kah-Nie school bus received possible injuriesWednesday afternoon when she lost control of the unloaded bus along Highway 101 between Rockaway Beach and Wheeler and crashed into a dirt embankment.
Jan Mitchell of Astoria will be ending her term serving as Chair on the Oregon Heritage Commission next Month. The Commission recently awarded the Astoria Regatta Festival with the distinction of being named one of just a handful of "Oregon Heritage Tradition" events
The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association, Oregon Crab Commission, Oregon Sea Grant and Englund Marine, will offer a two-day commercial fishing drill conductor course at Englund Marine in Astoria, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 4-5, 2013, from 7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Japanese have already cancelled several orders for U.S wheat after it was revealed this week that genetically modified wheat cropped up in an Oregon field and the Agriculture Department investigation has so far failed to uncover an explanation for the rogue plants. Oregon House District 31 representative Debby Boone says she has long had concerns over the potential impact of genetically altered products such as wheat and salmon.
Saturday June 1st Columbia Memorial Hospital Foundation hosts the second annual "Denim and Diamonds" gala at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. The event is a major fundraiser for the foundation with this years proceeds going toward enhancing cancer care services at Columbia Memorial Hospital