Getting around Astoria has been a little challenging for local drivers trying to use some their favorite routes to avoid heavy summer traffic through town as construction crews are working on a number of streets for the new city sewer separation project. Dubbed the "11th street CSO project", the work actually covers several streets in the downtown area where crews are digging up some of the roads to place new lines and re-route some old ones. Here's what you can expect this week.
As part of the Irving Avenue and 19th Street Bridge Replacement project in Astoria, work crews will be doing explorations to locate existing underground utilities.
Take an inner tube ride on the Snoqualmie River without a life jacket and you may have something to mark your experience other than a sun tan. State Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officer Kim Chandler may fine you $87.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) met with hunger-relief advocates at the Oregon Food Bank West to discuss how proposed cuts to federal nutrition assistance programs will increase the already great burden faced by families and hunger-relief programs in Oregon.
An adult male motorcyclist was seriously injured Thursday morning in a near head-on collision with a small pickup on Highway 26 east of Manning in Washington County. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation.
It's 4th of July time and the Seaside Police and Fire Department are reminding residents and visitors celebrating with fireworks to use only legal "Safe and Sane" fireworks.
Astoria's Columbia River Maritime Museum is asking supporters to help fund an ambitious project to provide a state of the art storage facility for it's collection of artifacts that is thought to be the largest collection of maritime and related objects in the United States.
It's better than nothing and nothing is exactly what the State of Washington has spent on tourism over the last two years as budget cutting led to the closure of the state tourism office and the loss of funding for tourism industry support.
The Clatsop County Historical Society is excited to announce free admission to the Uppertown Firefighters Museum during Saturday afternoons in July, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
It may be cloudy and cool here this morning but the weather situation throughout the rest of the Northwest is very different. The National Weather Service in Portland says hot weather will continue in Oregon through Wednesday.
A retired Coast Guard HU-25 Falcon jet made its final landing at Sector Columbia River's Air Station Astoria in Warrenton, Ore., Friday. The retired Falcon will remain at Sector Columbia River and soon go on permanent display. Falcon Jets were stationed in Astoria for 12 years beginning in 1983 and left in 1995 when they were replaced by the new HH60J helicopters.
The City budget comes first tonight with a meeting of the budget committee at 7pm with the City Council Meeting to follow. The Budget Committee will consider a new tourism promotion program that will make up to $30.000.00 in funding available to non-profit groups that put on events and festivals that attract tourism to Astoria.
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