On March 16, 2013 Astoria Police Department responded to a report of vandalism at the Astoria Middle School. They found a significant amount of damage to the school. There were: Comments relating to drug use, sexual orientation of staff and students, descriptions of sexual acts and drawings of genitals on walls, floors, cloth bulletin boards, and on instruments;Fire extinguishers discharged in the band room and several instruments damaged;Packing peanuts, reams of paper, shredding, and unknown fluids spread across the floor in several parts of the building;
Another cooperative venture between the city of Astoria, Columbia memorial hospital and Clatsop community college is in the works. The city council approved a $2000.00 expenditure to study the feasibility of placing a wellness center inside the astoria aquatic center.
Wildlife agents plan to use a helicopter to drive deer into nets Tuesday at a refuge along the Columbia River at Cathlamet.
The U.S. Coast Guard, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, other state and local agencies, along with Chevron Shipping and numerous pollution response and salvage companies and organizations participated in a major drill in Astoria, Thursday, designed to prepare personnel for a coordinated response in the event of a large vessel collision, fire and oil spill in the Lower Columbia River Region.
The Astoria Senior Center is looking at some significant improvements as a result of a Community Development Block Grant for $1.5 million dollars that has been approved by the Business Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority and by the Astoria City Council on Monday evening.
On March 15, 2013 at 7:15pm the Warrenton Police Department was sent to 1060 3rd Ave. in Hammond in reference to a Burglary-In-Progress.Dispatch had received a 911 call from a neighbor who was advising the homeowner at 1060 3rd Ave. found someone inside the residence and was holding them at gunpoint.
Friday morning at approximately 6:00A.M. Clatsop County Dispatch received a 911 call, reporting a person missing in Blind Slough near the Autio boat launch. It was reported three men were in a small boat which capsized and sank.
The first gray whales heading northward on their annual spring migration have already been spotted from the Oregon State Parks Whale Watching Center in Depoe Bay. Many more gray whales will be migrating soon - just in time for the upcoming Spring Whale Watching Week,
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