The "Share the Warmth" coat and blanket drive, a long-standing tradition for Windermere offices throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington, kicks off Monday, November 2 with 31 offices, including four on the coast­­­­­­, serving as donation drop-off sites. Community members are invited to take part and help their neighbors in need this winter by bringing coats and blankets to Windermere offices in Cannon Beach, Gearhart, Newport and Seal Rock through December 18.

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The Warrenton Sunrise Rotary Club has begun a new program and named Warrenton High School senior, Tyler Coolidge, as its first recipient of Student of the Month award. The club developed the program to recognize accomplished WHS students who clearly make a difference in their school and/or in our community.

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This is one of the top scams in the country and if you get one of these calls police have some advice.

Astoria Police Department has been receiving reports off and on throughout the year about IRS scam phone calls, but there appears to be another surge in these type of scam calls. This scam is listed in the IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the year 2015.

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A wanted violent fugitive shot multiple times at police as he attempted to evade capture. He received life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. There were no injuries to law enforcement during this incident.

On October 28, 2015, the U.S Marshals Office was tracking down Andrew Garrette Dehart, 36, who was wanted on a warrant for Attempted Murder, Kidnapping and First Degree Assault concerning an incident in Clark County, Washington. The Marshals were assisted by the Oregon State Police (OSP). They believed Mr. Dehart was armed and considered very dangerous.

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At 9:47pm on Tuesday, October 27th, deputies from the Pacific County Sheriff's Office responded to a stabbing at a residence off 224th in the Ocean Park area. The victim, a 49 year old man from Auburn, Washington was transported to Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco, WA. with multiple severe stab wounds. Two people, including the suspect, fled the residence and were located a short time later by an assisting officer from Long Beach Police Dept.

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Walgreens will use its $9.41 billion takeover of rival Rite Aid to spread its philosophy on making drugstores destinations for customers looking to stay healthy or buy beauty products. No announcemnts have been made as yet regarding how Walgreen's might consolidate stores 

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The Planning Commission approved the new Neighborhood Greenway land use changes for Astoria's Alderbrook neighborhood Tuesday night and voted to send that recommendation on to the Astoria City Council.

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Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Lewis and Clark Elementary School  Tuesday morning on report of a male walking towards the school with a rifle.

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Astoria Police were dispatched to the area of 6th and Olney early Tuesday morning for a report of a gunshot in the area. Upon arrival officers located a Nissan truck near 6th and Olney. In the bed of the truck was a dead buck deer.

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Doug Dougherty isn’t sleeping well these days. Dougherty is the Superintendent of the Seaside School District. All four of his schools are deep in a Tsunami inundation zone and repeated attempts to seek State and Federal help to alleviate the problem has, so far, gone unanswered.

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 Astoria Police have revealed more details about a dead man discovered in a house in Alderbook on Friday. Police responded along with Astoria Fire Department and Medix Ambulance to a report of an unresponsive male at a residence in the 4600 Block of Cedar Street. Upon arrival, 24 year old Matthew Norris of Warrenton was found dead from what officials suspect was a heroin overdose.

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