On May 18, 2013 Astoria Police were contacted by the daughter of Helene Jacobsen a 64 year old woman from Arizona. Jacobsen had been traveling through the area with her husband when they had an argument which resulted in her husband leaving her in Astoria. Astoria Police had been called about the argument and were present when Helene removed her property from the car her husband was driving. Her daughter had not been able to contact Jacobson and requested police to assist in locating Jacobsen to ensure she was OK.

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The Coast Guard hoisted a person from the water just off Sunset Beach near Warrenton, Ore., Friday.  Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call reporting a distressed teenaged female in the water off Sunset Beach at approximately 12:50 p.m.

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Click "Read More" to access audio with Tom Freel interviewing Port Commission candidates Steve Fulton and Larry Pfund.

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Tom Freel interviews Gil Gramson and Jim Campbell.  Click "READ MORE" to listen

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Washington's boating under the influence law becomes tougher under a law signed Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.

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The Astoria Downtown Historic District Association(ADHDA) is moving forward with a plan to hire an Executive Director.  The grassroots business organization has been making do with minimal staff and depending on board members to do most of the legwork.  The job is detailed on the ADHDA website and June 7 is the application deadline.

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Governor Kitzhaber has signed and returned a proclamation declaring May 19-25 as Oregon Parenting Education Week. Being a parent is the most important and rewarding job you will ever have, yet it comes with many challenges.

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The ballot drop-box in front of the Clatsop County Elections Division office at 820 Exchange St. in Astoria will be accessible by vehicle on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for voters wishing to drop off their ballots for the May 21 Special District Election.

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Certified Athletic Trainer Chad Rankin, MS, ATC, is making a significant difference in the health and safety of Clatsop County's student athletes.

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On a seasonally adjusted basis, preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate nonfarm payroll employment in Oregon rose by 3,700 jobs in April.

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The Astoria Regatta, which has celebrated the community's connections to the water since 1894, has been named an Oregon Heritage Tradition by the Oregon Heritage Commission.

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