Saturday, October 25, 2014
  • Fishing Report
The second open period in the Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt. non-selective recreational coho fishery was very successful throughout the open area with an average catch rate of 0.79 salmon per angler. The preliminary estimated total landings for the three days are 2,020 coho and 470 Chinook for 3,154 angler trips.  This leaves 4,059 coho remaining...

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(AP) The proponents of a ballot measure that would ban gillnet fishing on the Columbia River say they’re dropping their effort and will support a compromise sought by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber.

A group called Stop Gillnets Now said Monday it will stop work in support of Measure 81, which will still appear on the November ballot. The...

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The Coast Guard and a maritime salvage company located the sunken fishing vessel Lady Cecilia, Sunday, approximately 20 miles off Point Ledbetter near Willapa Bay, Wash.
 
The Lady Cecilia and its crew of four were lost at sea in March 2012 after no distress signals or mayday calls were made. A Formal Board of Investigation into the cause of...

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The call came just before 6:00pm Saturday evening with reports of a wildland fire.  First on the scene was Lewis & Clark but by 6:40pm the call was made for additional departments.

The blaze happened off of Lewis and Clark Road about 8.5 miles south of Astoria in an area known as Pig Pen Crossing on the edge of the Lewis and Clark fire...

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Coast Guard Sector Columbia River will host its annual open house in Warrenton, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sector Columbia River invites the public to its air station at 2185 SE 12th Place in Warrenton, next to the Astoria Regional Airport, to meet Coast Guard crews and see rescue boats and helicopters up close.

Helicopter...

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The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in Astoria, Oregon in partnership with the Oregon State Marine Board will teach a Mandatory Boater Education Class leading to a boater education card. The class will be held Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Conference room at Englund Marine & Industrial Supply located at 95...

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Did you know that in the United States more people die by suicide (50% more) each year than by homicide? 
Experts believe that most suicidal individuals do not want to die – they just want to end the pain they are experiencing. When suicidal intent or risk is detected early, lives can be saved. 
September 9 through 15 is National...

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Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to
announce the autumn 2012 In Their Footsteps free speakers series.  The
first program in this monthly series is 200 Years Downstream of Lewis and
Clark presented by Paul VanDevelder.  This is scheduled for Sunday,
September 16, at 1:00 p.m

Paul VanDevelder, whose work...

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Sunset Empire Transportation District is announcing the opening of a new Electric Vehicle Charging Station at the SETD Transit Center in Astoria. The new electric charging station is located in the parking area on the northeast side of the transit center. The charging station offers a “DC fast charger” capable of charging a depleted...

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Secretary of State Kate Brown may have her work cut out for her retaining her position as a Central Oregon Doctor with a background in political activism runs an aggressive campaign with the polling numbers showing him a strong contender for the state's second highest executive post.

In a live interview on KAST 1370 Thursday...

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A few careless recreationists courted disaster on the Tillamook State Forest during the Labor Day holiday. Follow-up fire patrols found 20 campfires abandoned and left burning over the three-day weekend. Two of the campfires spread into small wildfires but were stopped by Oregon Department of Forestry personnel, said ODF's Randy...

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In a live interview Thursday morning Astoria School District Superintendent Craig Hoppes said not all the players involved in a overnight stay at Warren Field on August 27 took part in the drugs and alcohol party that happened but still broke the rules by not reporting the actions of the other players to a team coach.

Hoppes says that...

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