Monday night the Astoria City Council celebrated the completion of the Liberty theater holding the council meeting in the newly completed second floor conference center and recognizing those responsible for the successful renovation of the theater building.

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Early Tuesday morning Astoria Police Officer Litwin was at Coxcomb Park when he noticed a 2004 Audi in the park. The park closes at 10:00 PM.

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"Is my child ready for kindergarten?" This is a question every parent asks as their child celebrates their fifth birthday and is heading to kindergarten. Early childhood professionals and school district administrators and teachers have begun to work together to design a system in our county that will help parents answer this question with a confident "Yes!"

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The eight dragon columns, commissioned from Shaanxi Yuan Kun Sculptural Arts Company in Xian, China will be put into place in the Garden of Surging Waves on Tuesday, June 18th. The columns will be moved to the site in the morning and the first
one is expected to be put into place about noon.

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Warrenton City Commissioner Henry Balensifer was transported by ambulance to Astoria's Columbia Memorial Hospital emergency room Friday night.  Balensifer collapsed, experiencing chest pains and having a seizure.  He was stabilized en-route to the hospital but experienced more seizures when arriving at the emergency room.  He experienced a total of 3 seizures in 5 hours.

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Monday morning Astoria Police and Fire responded to the area of 422 Gateway,the Port of Astoria Office Building, for a one vehicle rollover crash. When police arrived they found a single vehicle on its side through the fence that separates the parking area for the Port building from the ODOT parking area. Several onlookers had assisted the driver with getting out of the vehicle. She was appearently not injured in the crash.

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The contractor, Tapani, will continue working on 8th St between Duane and Franklin. The first lift of pavement was installed on 8th St from Commercial to the south side of Duane.

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As part of the changes in structure in  county government, Clatsop County Manager Scott Somers announces the appointment of Mike Grant as Director of Assessment and Taxation.

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Partners for the PAC will hold a public meeting Wed. June 26, at 6:30 pm (with refreshments at 6:00) at Columbia Memorial Hospital Community Center in the Coho Room on the second floor of the Duncan Law Building at 2021 Marine Drive. The purpose of the meeting is to hear feedback from Kathi Jaworski who facilitated a public meeting in March to plan for the future of  the Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center

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The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that paramedics and emergency medical technicians employed by Medix Ambulance in Oregon and Washington have voted to join the union and its Health Care Workers Council.

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An investigation by the Clatsop County Interagency Narcotics Team (CCINT) has led to the arrest of 26-year-old Seaside resident Saul Bentize Sanchez and 22-year-old Warrenton resident Kallie Ann Shaw.
The investigation began when detectives learned Sanchez was alledgedly a large heroin dealer that supplied the Seaside area.

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