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From Harlem, with grace: Dancers offer students rare look inside world of ballet
JOSHUA BESSEX — The Daily Astorian
From Harlem, with grace: Dancers offer students rare look inside world of ballet
Last week, the ballet company made its first appearance in Portland in three decades — and its first ever in Astoria.

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Hands Across the Sands of Cannon Beach
Hands Across the Sands of Cannon Beach
North Coast residents gather in front of Haystack Rock during Cannon Beach's Twelve Days of Earth Day to "draw a line in the sand" against practices that harm the ocean.
Ilwaco hires new middle school principal from Astoria
Ilwaco hires new middle school principal from Astoria

ILWACO, Wash. — A new principal is coming to Ilwaco Middle School.

After a round of interviews, the Ocean Beach School District offered the job to Chad Madsen, current assistant principal at Astoria High School. He will replace former...

Ambulance Service Advisory Committee seeks applicants
Application forms are available online at www.co.clatsop.or.us or at the County Manager's Office at 800 Exchange St., Suite 410, Astoria.
March for Babies to raise support for infant health programs
Many will March for Babies May 2 in Astoria.
County pursues hazardous waste collection center
The hazardous waste collection center is planned for construction at the Astoria Transfer Station. It is expected to open in April 2016.
ODFW to host family fishing event at Vernonia Pond
Fishing at Vernonia Pond May 2
Clatsop Cultural Coalition seeks public input
Fill out Clatsop Cultural Coalition online survey
Downtown district is now in National Main Street Program
The Astoria Downtown Historic District Association has recevied national accreditation from the Main Street program.
The Arctic Sea beckons Warrenton High School
The Arctic Sea beckons Warrenton High School
Warrenton High School students are on an underwater mission.
Scotch broom removal a Sisyphean task
Scotch broom removal a Sisyphean task
David Snodgrass and his Dennis' 7 Dees crew tackle the invasive species for the second year in a row at Chapman Point.
School threat response supplies valuable lessons
School threat response supplies valuable lessons
Alarming call prompts Ocean Beach School District to go into lockdown
Woman dies after jump from Astoria Bridge
Carrie Barnhart, 54, Astoria, died early Wednesday morning after she jumped from the Astoria Bridge, landing in the alley way between the Holiday Inn Express and behind the Dunes Hotel.
County to participate in statewide emergency radio exercise
Clatsop County Emergency Management Division will be one of 27 counties statewide to participate in a radio operator exercise Saturday.
AHS fishing derby is Saturday
AHS fishing derby is Saturday
Fishing derby set for Saturday
Peninusla beach cleanup planned
Beach cleanup slated for Saturday
Ecola Watershed Council busts Scotch broom
Ecola Watershed Council busts Scotch broom
Help eridicate Scotch broom in Cannon Beach
Crab Fest has urgent need for volunteers
Help is urgently needed for the Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival.
Fort Stevens invites endangered bird to nest
Fort Stevens invites endangered bird to nest
Last year, Oregon park officials designated a half-mile portion of the beach as a “Western Snowy Plover Management Area” in an attempt to entice the endangered seabird to nest at the site.
Learn about birding or essential oils
Like birds? Clatsop Community College has a class about how to watch them.
Westport couple takes plea deal for sodomy charges
Mackully Anthony Jacob, 22, and Bethany-Ann Jessup Jacob, 22, both pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted sodomy, as part of a plea agreement.
Wildlife groups sue Corps over cormorants
Wildlife groups sue Corps over cormorants
The Wildlife Center of the North Coast joins lawsuit against cormorant killing
Comments sought on proposed county park smoking ban
The public is invited to send in written comments until the May 13 meeting, and provide testimony at the meeting before the Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote.
CCC job fair welcomes employers
By May 1, businesses can register to take part in a job fair at Clatsop Community College May 6.
CMH Cardiology Clinic distributes defibrillators
CMH Cardiology Clinic distributes defibrillators
Columbia Memorial Hospital's and Oregon Health & Science University's Cardiology Clinic will donate several automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
early next month.
Providence offers free heart healthy forum
Providence offers free heart healthy forum
Heart Healthy Forum set for May 7