Each Spring the Astoria Public Works Department makes the rounds of all the fire hydrants in town to make sure they are working correctly.
A Washington state man suspected of killing his grandparents has been captured in a Lincoln City motel room and sent to a Portland hospital for treatment of what are described as serious self-inflicted cuts.
On Monday March 11th, Seaside Police detectives executed a search warrant at 1871 South Columbia #2 in Seaside. The search warrant was issued following an internet investigation lasting several months involving Seaside Police Detectives and the Washington County Inter Agency Child Exploitation Prevention Team (INTERCEPT).
Anglers fishing along the Washington coast will likely see a lower catch quota for chinook salmon this year, while the quota for coho is expected to be similar to last season, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today.
The OSAA / U.S. Bank / Les Schwab Tires Dance/Drill State Championships are scheduled for Wednesday through Saturday, March 13-16 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Both Astoria and Seaside Dance Teams will be competing in different divisions
The Astoria City Council will meet Wednesday morning at 11:30am to award the contracts for the 11th street CSO project which is set to begin April 1. The big project will begin with the replacement of the intersection at 8th and Commercial and a detour around the project which is expected to be completed 21 days after the closure begins.
Finance Director Mike Robison has stepped down after 17 years with Clatsop County. Robison is taking another position outside the county. His last day was Friday, March 8.
Old 300, the Astoria Riverfront Trolley, is back for its 15th season. Beginning Friday March 22, 2013 the Trolley will operate seven day a weeks from 12:00 to 6:00 pm through April 7, 2013.
There are some new faces supervising the Astoria Police Department these days. In an effort to to develop its next generation of leaders, the Astoria Police Department has reached into the organization and is working to develop emerging leaders.
The Oregon State University Clatsop County Extension Service is offering a workshop to help you learn to defend yourself and your property in case of a wildfire. Did you know that 10 of the largest fires in Oregon history occurred west of the Cascade Mountains?
Clatsop County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5 percent in January, essentially the same as the previous month (7.4%) and the year before (7.7%). It was lower than the statewide rate (8.4%) and about thesame as the national rate (7.9%).
The AAA auto club reports the average price of gasoline in Oregon is $3.80, and the average price of gasoline in Washington is $3.81.. For Oregon that's up 2 cents in a week and 24 cents in a month. It's 10 cents higher than the national average, which dropped a nickel in a week and for Washington its 2 cents higher than a week ago and 25 cents higher than a month ago.
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