Wind and high seas can't stop Oregon volunteers. Most of the beach cleanups that were postponed due to severe weather for the SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup, presented by the Oregon Lottery, have been rescheduled. Over a dozen were held on October 12th and the rest will take place on October 26th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Columbia Memorial Hospital is investing $1.1 million in upgrading the quality and safety of its Maternity Department. The Maternity Department remodel is part of an organization-wide push to improve the safety and quality of patients' experience. Construction should wrap up by Dec. 31, just in time for the first baby of 2014.

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An investigation by the Clatsop County Drug Task Force concluded in Warrenton Monday afternoon with the arrest of 51-year-old Eugene Franklin Kelly of Warrenton on firearm and methamphetamine related charges.

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During the month of September, Bank of the Pacific , along with the media support of the Ohana Media Group's KCRX 102.3 FM The Classic Rock station partnered with the students of the Seaside High School in a food drive to benefit the South County Food Bank.

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While the city of Warrenton owns the Warrenton Marina it does not own the popular Hammond Marina and pays a lease to the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers to use the facility.  As a federal facility the city will not be able to make the kind of enhancements there it would like as part of the city planning process.  Commissioner Henry Balensifer is out to change that

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The first county-wide test of the ClatsopAlerts! emergency notification system last week successfully called more than 16,000 citizens.

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The Astoria City Council delays a process to sell properties deemed excess by staff .  Last month the council agreed to appoint a local real estate company, Area Properties, to handle the sales details on city-owned land and further agreed to hold public hearings on a parcel-by-parcel basis.

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A  Washington state work group will release recommendations for how to regulate Washington's medical marijuana industry. Some Oregon county officials are moving to ban the dispensaries entirely based on federal laws.

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The city of Astoria is starting something new after questions arose about the funding used recently to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the founding of the India Ghadar party in Astoria.

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The tall ship Lady Washington ran aground Thursday night at the entrance to the Westport Marina.  It was refloated and is sailing to Port Angeles Friday for a hull inspection.

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The Astoria School Foundation is meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 6:00 pm at Gray School (3rd Floor).  The Astoria School Foundation's primary purpose is to enhance the educational experience of students in the Astoria School District

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