Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Clatsop County staff is recommending to the County Board that they approve a full-range banking approach by transferring all accounts and services to U.S. Bank while suggesting investment in a local bank and a credit union.

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The Oregon Division of Finance and Corporate Securities (DFCS) is alerting Oregonians about a Birmingham, England-based company known as Profitable Sunrise that may be soliciting Oregon investors in violation of Oregon securities law

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 7-1 vote Wednesday in support of Oregon's current rules governing stormwater discharges in timberlands,  an important affirmation of Oregon's forest management practices.

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Marcus Foster, age 50, entered two pleas of aggravated murder in connection with the May 3, 2012 murders of Laura Foster and Guy Phillips at the victim's home in Seaside.

Appearing before Marion County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Hart, Foster entered a guilty plea to each murder with the agreement that he will receive life sentences in each case with 30 year minimum sentences that will run consecutively, or one after the other. He will not be eligible for parole until the year 2072.

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The Oregon Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 21 to present information on the planned painting and maintenance repairs scheduled in 2014 for the Old Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River Bridges. The meeting is set for 5 to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 204 Marine Drive in Astoria.

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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) has just finalized and made available Preseason Report II for the 2013 ocean salmon season development. This document describes the range of alternatives for ocean salmon seasons as developed at the March PFMC meeting.

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State shellfish managers have approved a four-day razor clam dig starting March 28 and scheduled tentative dates for additional openings in April. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the late-March dig after marine toxin test showed the clams are safe to eat.

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A man who killed a teenager and a woman in Portland had been released months earlier from the Clatsop County Jail in Astoria because of overcrowding.

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The Big Year is a 2011 comedy film starring Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson that tells the story of a real-life event that takes place worldwide annually where birders compete for the honor of spotting the most bird species in a 12 month period.  It's a tremendous undertaking that often involves travel throughout the planet in search of rare birds as well has common ones that may inhabit your backyard.  The film has sparked some new interest in the hobby of birdwatching and if you happen to be one of those who would like to give it a try you may want to get involved with the first Clatsop County Birdathon.

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A helicopter crew with a net gun caught a dozen deer Tuesday at a refuge near Cathlamet where managers fear they'll be flooded by the Columbia River.

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Finnish people have played and continue to play a significant role in our local community. Clatsop Community College offers beginning and intermediate classes on Finnish language and culture providing unique insights

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The Board of Directors of Clatsop Community Bank elected Rick Gardner to join the board, rounding out a slate of nine directors, many having served since the bank's opening in 2008.

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