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Edward Stratton

Education/Business/Port of Astoria Reporter
Stratton, Edward

Port opens mystery deposit box

- The Port of Astoria unearthed a piece of forgotten history at US Bank Thursday.

Economists highlight highs, lows on the coast

- The North Coast’s beauty and proximity to Portland can be both a charm and a challenge economically

Q&A: Real estate, psychology in Miss Oregon’s future

- Mather returned to Astoria High School

Food cart downtown goes local with sausage

- Sasquatch Sausage opens at Astoria Station

Pop-up lunch helps Job Corps chefs


Drop in for lunch at Baked Alaska, and pay whatever you can.

Throughout the week, Chef Christopher Holen of Baked Alaska is holding a Pay What You Can pop-up lunch. Holen said the lunch was an idea he had for years...

Spence runs for Port seat

- Spence sees his newness as an advantage on the Port of Astoria Commission

Port backs bond at airport

- The Port of Astoria will ask Clatsop County voters for $2.6 million in May

Seaside sees dip in graduation rate

- Grad rates, by the numbers

A budding tourism industry

- More stores budding may lure tourists

College seeks designation as maritime center

- Bill likely in Congress

Rohne files for Port seat

- Former county commissioner may challenge Fulton

Off track: City, trolley face tough decisions over premier attraction

- Escalating maintenance costs and a chronic shortage of younger conductors are issues

College seeks pathway out of timber suit

- Clatsop Community College will petition the Linn County Circuit Court for a way out of the timber contract lawsuit

Knappa auction tops $100,000

- Prime rib, salmon and some lively bidding

Troubled shipyard approaches end game

- Astoria Marine struggling despite reprieve

Fulton ramps up flak at Port leadership

- Letter alleges violations of bylaws

EPA finalizes agreement with Nygaard’s on wetlands violations

- Company illegally filled 72 acres

Warrenton Warrior statue moves downtown

- The statue had recently become the most visual impact locally of a statewide ban on Native American mascots

Port explores bond for new Life Flight hangar

- Project could spur airport development

Commission roils in Port’s ongoing strife

- Commissioners take each other, Knight to task

Warrenton grad rates on the rise

- School goes from last in the pack to top tier

Port wants Riverwalk Inn suit thrown out

- Fallout from Smithart’s tenure

Burned worker blames businesses

- Injured in explosion at pot production facility

A look at county’s timber decision

- Clatsop only county to opt out of class-action suit

Lindstrom’s Danish Maid closes oven door for good

- Sweet shop misses its baker

Hatching a new fish plan

- Big Creek Hatchery to reduce salmon production

Coast Guard, family, friends remember fallen comrade

- “It was nothing short of amazing.”

Warrenton grad rates on the rise


Over the past five school years, Warrenton High School has steadily climbed from the worst to nearly the best in Clatsop County at graduating students in four years.

Since 57.9 percent of the class of 2012 graduate...

Unsung heroes get chorus of applause

- Astoria and Warrenton announced four new citizens of the year for 2016

At Custom Threads, a life knit large

- Sewing and yarn shop to close downtown

New brewery opens doors in Astoria

- Latest entry in craft beer market opens doors in Astoria

College vote on timber lawsuit invalid

- Error likely leaves college in suit

College opts out of timber suit

- Follows Clatsop County in exit

Port of Portland director warns of choke point on transportation

- Wyatt calls for investment in transportation

A lesson in disaster

- Emergency preparation at high schools

Pot facility gets cold shoulder in Jewell

- Building would be near school

Jewell stays in timber suit

- School board takes no action

Warrenton cafe to make room for library

- Owner claims she was forced out

Maker’s mark

- Astoria Makers is creating a shared space for craftsmen

Port chooses to remain in timber lawsuit

- Commissioners did not explain their reasons

Port divide bubbles up over Knight award

- Fulton accuses chairman of malfeasance

Crawling with crab

- Temporary glut slows processors

‘For your tomorrow, we gave our today’

- The U.S. Coast Guard gathered Saturday to remember the 20 guardsmen who have lost their lives in the Pacific Northwest in the last 71 years.

Linn County makes the rounds on timber suit

- Representatives from Linn County have been making the rounds of local taxing districts over the $1.4 billion class-action timber lawsuit against the state.

Juvenile bald eagle released near Svensen

- The Twilight Eagle Sanctuary was chosen for the release because of an abundance of food and other eagles.

Armory basement closes for lead cleaning

- The main floor of the Astoria Armory was safe from lead residue, but the basement is closed for cleaning.

A Finni family recipe

- Astoria now has an Italian food cart

College weighs timber lawsuit

- Clatsop Community College will decide later this month on whether to be a plaintiff in the timber lawsuit against the state.

College pulls away from the PAC

- Clatsop Community College does not plan to return college programming to the Performing Arts Center.

Debate spills over the dams

- Locals got their chance to comment on the future of dams