On January 3, 2012 Astoria Police were notified by the Parks and Recreation staff that they had located a bag containing several items of china on the trail near Shively Park. The China was wrapped in a very distinctive way. Astoria Police are trying to locate the owner of the items. If you have any information about who the items belong to or how they came to be there please contact Officer Matthew Clausen at 503.338.6411
The Oregon Board of Forestry will mark a transition at its Jan. 9 meeting in Salem, as John Blackwell, whose term as board chair ended Dec. 31, passes the gavel to Tom Imeson, public affairs director at the Port of Portland. Michael Rose, a forest industry labor representative, is joining the board as well, succeeding Steve Wilson, whose term also ended Dec. 31.
There are only four days left to visit the Oregon History Museum's original exhibit The Mightiest Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm, closing Sunday, January 6, 2013. Sponsored by Portland General Electric, the exhibit takes visitors back in time to the most devastating storm in Oregon's history.
As Washington state works on rules for implementing its new marijuana legalization law, a California company says it wants to bring marijuana dispensing machines to the state.
After leading the mostly volunteer Warrenton Fire Department for over 15 years Ted Ames will move across the bay to become Astoria's new Fire Chief with a swearing in ceremony at Monday's city council meeting
The city of Astoria is ready to take the next step in dealing with the dilapidated Flavel properties that have stood empty and unkept for many years blighting downtown. If the city council agrees Monday evening liens will be recorded on the Commercial street storefronts and the Flavel home on 15th which could eventually lead to foreclosure on those properties.
Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Clatsop and Columbia Counties next week.
The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen, Wednesday, after their 39-foot crab boat Robert Henry ran aground approximately 400 yards off Cape Arago near Coos Bay, Ore.
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