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Three Northwest universities share a $625,000 National Science Foundation grant to train educators from Washington and Oregon coastal communities about earthquake and tsunami dangers.


Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to announce the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event.  This program is Gifford Pinchot: The Making of an American Conservationist presented by Joseph Blanco on Sunday, April 21, at 1:00 p.m.


On Monday, April 1, 2013  Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will host a tsunami debris cleanup roundtable discussion with local officials and stakeholders. Bonamici will announce a new bipartisan tsunami debris cleanup bill


On March 28, 2013 at 2:45pm the Warrenton Police Department was sent to Coffenbury Lake at Fort Stevens State Park in reference to a possible stabbing. Officers were advised that a male subject had been injured by another male subject armed with a knife. The armed suspect fled the area and entered the surrounding brush and trees.



The board of commissioners voted 4-0, with Commissioner Sarah Nebeker absent, to direct county counsel to file suit against the owner of the Sunset Lake Resort and RV Park for failing to comply with a county order to address numerous code violations at the site, located on the shore of Sunset Lake south of Warrenton.


Part of a special free-standing arch called a torii washed up in Oceanside on March 22. Since then, other pieces of wood have washed ashore that have prompted more than a dozen reports to Oregon Parks and Recreation Department coast staff. These pieces of normal woody debris do not have to be reported.


Norovirus was confirmed on Friday, March 22 by Clatsop County Public Health as the cause of an increased rate of acute gastrointestinal illness occurring at an Astoria care facility. Public Health has been working with the facility on measures to control the spread of the illness.


The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected a challenge by developers of a proposed natural gas pipeline through Clatsop County, clearing the way for the board of commissioners to take final action on Oregon LNG's development application.


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