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Edward Stratton

Education/Business/Port of Astoria Reporter
Stratton, Edward

Governor’s budget would close youth prison in Warrenton

- Facility specializes in drug treatment, gang prevention

Parking tight on Columbia River

- The Columbia River is in need of more parking spots.

Port loses budget committee chairman

- Walked out after being called a stooge

After Castro, new hope for Cuba

- A North Coast man remembers his family's fate in Fidel Castro's Cuba, and holds out hope for a return to democracy.

One Port lawsuit postponed with aggrieved hotelier

- The upcoming trial in the lawsuit brought over operation of the Astoria Riverwalk Inn has been delayed several months.

Riverfolk helps those in need give thanks

- Riverfolk, a homeless advocacy nonprofit formed in the summer, became the hub of Thanksgiving meals this year.

US Army eyes South Tongue Point for training

- South Tongue Point could become a training ground for the U.S. Army.

Rescue swimmer earns high honor for heroism

- When the rescuers needed rescuing, the U.S. Coast Guard was ready.

‘Mission Continues’ at Otter Point

- The mission is never-ending for a regional veterans service group.

Potential stream rules cause a ripple

- There are split opinions on proposed new stream rules for fish-bearing streams.

Wal-Mart breaks ground

- Work is underway on Wal-Mart in Warrenton.

Port sues Smithart over Riverwalk Inn debt

- Port claims hotelier did not make rent or other payments

Port calls on CREST to release dam documents

- The Port of Astoria Commission has voted to pressure Columbia River Estuary Study Task Force to release all information regarding a controversial project in Warrenton..

Probe into explosion at pot shop continues

- The investigation into the marijuana processor fire in Astoria continues, without cooperation from the owners.

Donkey basketball raises money, hope

- Donkey basketball delighted the crowd at the Astoria Armory and raised funds for the Al Kader Shriners of Clatsop County.

Veterans Day: Astoria High students honor those who served

- Veterans were the toast of Astoria High School Thursday.

College could expand at South Tongue Point

- Clatsop Community College hopes to buy its campus at South Tongue point by the end of June.

Boone wins re-election to state House

- Incumbent gets seventh term

Pot ban fails in Cannon Beach

- Residents had placed the measure on the ballot

Jewell teen seizes moment to design for Nike

- A local teenager helped create a collection of Nike apparel that will support the hospital that treated him.

Maritime Museum receives $1 million endowment

- David and Anne Myers have invested big in their love of the Columbia River Maritime Museum.

Coast Guard rescue school pairs swimmers and helicopters

- The U.S. Coast Guard has tested its rescue crews at the mouth of teh Columbia River for the past 20 years.

Pot ban fails in Cannon Beach

- Residents had placed the measure on the ballot

Boone wins re-election to state House

- Incumbent gets seventh term

Two men arrested after hit-and-run

- Two men were apprehended Tuesday after a crash on U.S. Highway 30 and some tracking through the brush near Fernhill Holly Farms.

Boone wins re-election to state House

- Incumbent gets seventh term

Pot ban fails in Cannon Beach

- Residents had placed the measure on the ballot

Former Astoria city manager heads Craft 3 board

- A former Astoria city manager now in California has joined Ilwaco, Washington-based lender Craft3's board of directors.

Airport contractor racks up late fees

- As the rain sets in, the Port of Astoria says a company chosen for a $5 million runway paving project wasted the dry construction season.

After earthquake, Gov. Brown visits, talks preparedness

- Hours after an earthquake hit Warrenton, Gov. Brown was in Clatsop County to talk about preparedness.

Cobbled together: Natural gravel beaches protect dunes at Clatsop Spit

- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has turned to nature to protect the mouth of the Columbia River from erosion.

Port puts off talk of leaving CREST

- The Port of Astoria Commission tabled discussion on the Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce — after discussing the organization.

Wing gets 15 years in daughter’s murder

- Wing, mother of the toddler murdered nearly two years ago in Seaside, was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.

Port mulls leaving CREST

- Two commissioners want to exit, but director sees value

Planning Commission approves pot store at Cannery Lofts

- The Astoria Planning Commission approved a marijuana store at the Cannery Lofts.

Housing Crunch: For some young people, living with parents an option

- A competition for rentals

Warrenton woman creates KnukNFutz fun with friends

- Two local women helped create a KnukNFutz game.

Housing crunch: New college president had to move fast to find new home

- Breitmeyer, the new president of Clatsop Community College, sees the housing crunch in Clatsop County extending to his students.

Power company plans rate increase to cover Measure 97

- Pacific Power executives warn of a rate increase if Measure 97 tax passes.

Astoria, Warrenton earn high marks in state report cards

- State report cards show various Clatsop County districts excelling and lagging in graduation and the continuing education of students.

Prosecution rests against accused killer Roden

- The prosecution rested its case against accused toddler murderer Randy Roden Friday, after calling an expert in child abuse to testify.

Butane possible cause of explosion, fire

- Investigators have pointed to the manufacture of butane honey oil as the possible cause of an explosion and fire at a marijuana extract company Wednesday in Astoria.

Port of Astoria asks city to shore up tracks for freight traffic

- The Port of Astoria Commission wants the city to keep freight rail access open to the central waterfront.

Pathologist alleges toddler died of infection in Roden death penalty trial

- The defense of accused child killer Randy Roden called its key medical witness Tuesday, trying to prove 2-year-old Eva Wing died of a infection.

Explosion leads to fire at west-end pot business

- A fire broke out at Higher Level Concentrates marijuana extraction company in Astoria's Uniontown neighborhood Wednesday night.

Pathologist alleges toddler died of infection in Roden death penalty trial

- The defese of accused child killer Randy Roden called its key medical witness Tuesday, trying to prove 2-year-old Eva Wing died of a infection.

Port gives up lease tied to LNG project

- The Port of Astoria is relinquishing its lease on the Skipanon Peninsula.

Cafe Uniontown building for sale

- Another bar in Astoria's Uniontown neighborhood is up for sale.

Vintage Hardware celebrates new space

- Vintage Hardware opened its new downtown location over the weekend.

Murdered toddler’s mother testifies against Roden

- Dorothy Wing testified this week against her former boyfriend Randy Roden in the case involving the torture and murder of her 2-year-old daughter in Seaside.