Astoria Police responded to three sets of thefts from cars between 6:15 PM November 29, 2012 and 3:15 AM November 30, 2012. The third set resulted in the arrest of Joseph R. Williams, Age 23 of Astoria, on the one count of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, three counts of attempted unlawful entry into a motor vehicle and a warrant from Warrenton Municipal Court.
The board of commissioners postponed action on a proposal for the board to appoint itself the governing body of the Clatsop County Housing Authority (CCHA) in place of the agency's current governing board. The commissioners will take up the issue at their Dec. 12 meeting.
The Clatsop County Board of Commissioners is taking a strong stand against Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's plan to restrict commercial salmon gillnet fishing on the lower Columbia River.
The Clatsop County Assessment and Taxation Department will host a Business Personal Property training course Thursday, Dec. 13. The training will provide business owners information on what is considered personal property in business and how to file returns, and explain tax calculations and collection laws. The course is free of charge.
A Clackamas County Grand Jury today returned an indictment charging Deanna Swenson, 55, with two counts of unlawfully altering a cast ballot, two counts of unlawfully voting more than once, and two counts of first-degree official misconduct.
Pacific Northwest grain shippers say there will be no lockout early Thursday at a half-dozen terminals along the Columbia River and on Puget Sound.
OR202: M.P. 18.8 (Buttercup Slide)
(Nehalem Highway, mile post 18.8)
This project consists of constructing a retaining wall to repair a slide area along OR202 about 18 miles southeast of Astoria
The 4-H Leader's Association held two recognition ceremonies to honor the members, leaders, and supporters of the 4-H program in Clatsop County.
The Coast Guard has finished public hearings into the sinking of the fishing boat Lady Cecilia in March off the coast of Washington with four people aboard.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will host an informational meeting at Warrenton Community Center on December 11, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. to answer questions about proposed recreation changes on the Clatsop Spit coming in 2013. The changes are driven by Oregon's commitment to provide habitat for western snowy plovers, a shorebird.
An investigation by the Clatsop County Drug Task Force has led to the arrest of Michael Loren Wangen 09/19/67, at his residence, 686 29th Street Apartment B in Astoria on November 26, 2012. Wangen is being charged with Encouraging Child Sexual Abuse in the first degree.
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