Sunday, September 21, 2014
  • Fishing Report

The pool of family and friends to care for Baby Boomers as they age into their 80s will be less than half as deep as it is today, according to a new report from AARP.  The report predicts the ratio of potential family caregivers to elders needing care will plummet from today's seven caregivers for each person over age 80 to fewer than three caregivers per elderly person in 2050.

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The 2013 football season kicks off this weekend for both University of Oregon (UO) and Oregon State University (OSU), so the Oregon State Police (OSP) and Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) urge football fans to start planning now for the upcoming season.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cautions Columbia River users that water levels from downstream of Bonneville Dam to Longview, Wash., will decrease starting Labor Day weekend and could remain low for several weeks.

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The Coast Guard says a 75-foot fishing boat that sank Tuesday in the Columbia River west of Longview, Wash., has as much as 600 gallons of diesel on board and some of that fuel has spilled into the river.

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Two people were seriously injured Monday morning in a three-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 101 north of Gearhart in Clatsop County. Oregon State Police (OSP) is conducting the investigation.

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The Clatsop Forestry & Wood Products Economic Development Committee (CFEDC) invites the public to join them for their 23rd annual fall forestry tour, Thursday September 5th, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm, starting at the Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center at 92937 Walluski Loop in Astoria.

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Beach goers this summer should pack not only their sunscreen and favorite novel, but also a tsunami evacuation map. For the first time, Oregon's entire coast has maps showing where to evacuate in the event of a tsunami. This information could save your life and those you love.

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AAA projects the number of Americans traveling this Labor Day holiday weekend will increase 4.2 percent from 2012, with approximately 34.1 million travelers or 10.7 percent of the population taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home.

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