The special election ballot for November 8 only contains two measures. One affecting Warrenton taxpayers and Seaside School District residents in the other meaning only those voters will get a ballot.


The Clatsop County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday to reject a land-use application for construction of a natural gas pipeline to serve a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal.


The City of Astoria has been approached by the sculpture artist, Stanley Marcus, regarding the possible donation of his work to the City of Astoria. Mr. Marcus is based in Massachusetts and at the age of 85, he is nearing the end of his sculpting career. During his visits to our community, the sculptor has developed a love for Astoria and wishes to donate approximately 15 of his indoor and 15 outdoor pieces.


Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today the filing of a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging the agency has failed to adequately limit air pollution emissions from new residential woodstoves and heaters.


The Oregon State Marine Board will hold a meeting of the Guide Advisory Committee (GAC) via phone conference at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, in Salem. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss administrative rules related to HB 2039 and SB 25 affecting Outfitters and Guides and Charter Vessel Operators.


Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect(s) following the discovery a week ago of two unlawfully killed elk on the Lewis and Clark Mainline near Seaside.


Two Clatsop County-area residents were arrested Tuesday night during an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper's traffic stop on Interstate 5 near Central Point following the discovery of handgun and heroin inside their vehicle.


The Astoria City Council recognized the 90th birthday of former Mayor Edith Henningsgaard, swore in two new officers for the police department, saw two other officers recieve recognition for excellence in performing their duty, and saw updated plans for the Astoria Senior Center rennovation project Monday night. Those were just a few items the council delt with.   It was a busy meeting and a full house at city hall.


A little known piece of Astoria's history was recognized Saturday with the dedication of a monument at the Maritime Memorial Park.  The metal sign unveiled by Mayor Willis Van Dusen marks an event in American history that helped shape the struggle for freedom in India from British colonial rule.


The Oregon Department of Forestry is allowing access to the Astoria Basin through the Williamsport Forest Road gate beginning October 4, 2013.  This access point has been closed to the public since the spring of 2013 due to the high instances of illegal garbage dumping in this basin.


Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is hosting a temporary exhibit of monotypes by local printmaker Gin Laughery.


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