CCC Board Chair Kirsten Ayles has announced her resignation, effective February 24, 2014. Ayles has accepted a new position and will be moving to Seattle before the end of the month. Ayles' position, which expires in 2015, will be filled by appointment.
On February 18, at 2:11 AM, Deputy Seann Luedke, of the Clatsop County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 30 near Koppisch Rd. During the traffic stop, Deputy Luedke observed a generator in the bed of the vehicle. The generator was marked ODFW. Deputy Luedke believed the generator to be property of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Deputy Luedke questioned the occupants of the vehicle and seized the generator.
One of the four applicants for the vacant District 5 position on the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners has withdrawn. Robin Risley of Cannon Beach declared she is withdrawing her application.
The uproar over the sale of excess city-owned properties obviously impacted council goal-setting for Astoria for 2014. During a discussion about the goals set by the city council in a day-long session Monday, Mayor Willis Van Dusen told the audience at Tuesday's crowded council meeting that selling those properties is no longer a city goal.
Clatsop Community College and Oregon State University (OSU) Clatsop County Extension announce a new series of courses designed to educate coastal residents about growing and food production in our local environment. All classes will be held at Clatsop Community College.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has been named co-chair of the Senate Bipartisan Small Brewers Caucus, which includes 20 members of the Senate from 14 states.
The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to create a new response protocol for finding vulnerable seniors who have gone missing. Senate Bill 1577, modeled after the successful "Amber Alert" program, will help families quickly locate loved ones who have wandered off.
The Port of Astoria has been testing out the capibilities of the new quick response vessel (QRV). Named the "Trident" by Port interim Executive Director Michael Weston the boat is fast and technologically advanced
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