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Edward Stratton

Education/Business/Port of Astoria Reporter
Stratton, Edward

The Arctic Sea beckons Warrenton High School

- Warrenton High School students are on an underwater mission.

Custard King ready for return to glory

- Custard King, a downtown Astoria icon, is poised for a return to its glory days under new ownership.

Port of Astoria approves new projects

- The Port of Astoria Commission approved a couple of big projects Tuesday night.

Port to fence off sea lions

- The Port of Astoria is putting up barriers to sea lions in the East End Mooring Basin.

Knappa begins search for new superintendent

- The Knappa School Board on Monday kicked off its search for Superintendent Jeff Leo's replacement.

Port answers lawsuit: Attorney denies allegations against Weston, Port of Astoria

- The Port of Astoria's lawyer has responded to suits filed by fired employees Colleen Browne and Tami Herman.

College auction rakes in more than $100,000

- The Clatsop Community College Foundation's auction came away Saturday with more than $100,000 for investing in scholarships and college programs.

Could Port couple cleanup and boatyard?

- The Port of Astoria might have a solution to get the boatyard off of Pier 3 but still on the central waterfront.

Invention leads to cleaner beaches

- Seaside microplastics researcher Marc Ward has a patent that might clean the world's beaches.

County Career Fair helps students find a path

- Employers and the high school workforce met Wednesday at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds.

Building a better boatyard: Group focuses on practices, placement

- The Port of Astoria's boatyard committee talked about the short- and long-term at its second meeting.

Float away stress, pain at Prana Wellness Center

- Float in isolation at Prana Wellness Center.

de la salandra provides local outlet for regional designers

- de la Salandra is offering a local outlet for six regional artists reconnecting.

Desperately seeking child care

- Clatsop County needs you — to help care for its children.

Tickets still available for CCC’s Foundation dinner, auction

- There are still tickets for Clatsop Community College Foundation's dinner and auction.

Odie B’s has a heart for foster kids

- For 2nd Saturday Art Walk, Odie B's chose a gallery to children needing families.

Art celebrates Week of the Young Child

- The 2nd Saturday Art Walk inlcuded several children's exhibits seeking commissions to help early childhood educational activities.

A not-so-welcome mat for sea lions

- The Port of Astoria is looking at an electrified mat for the sea lions at the East End Mooring Basin.

Agents probe possible sea lion shootings

- The Sea Lion Defense Brigade discovered bullet casings and bleeding sea lions at the East End Mooring Basin in Astoria.

Have a good flight! Fed, state funds land at airport

- The Astoria Regional Airport attracts a lot of interest, from flying clubs to millions in government grants.

Are you a pilot in the making?

- The Astoria Flying Club is doing its best to improve activity at the Astoria Regional Airport.

Astoria superintendent takes medical leave

- Craig Hoppes is on indefinite leave as superintendent of the Astoria School District.

Warrenton Wal-Mart in bidding process

- Wal-Mart is out to bid for the engineering of its new location in Warrenton.

Party Jesters brings the fun downtown

- The party's in downtown Astoria.

Local hospital charges are in the middle

- Clatsop County's two hospitals ranked in the lower-middle of the pack compared to other Oregon hospitals in a recent price study by the Service Employees International Union.

State education head going to Northwest Regional Education Service District

- Rob Saxton is leaving the Oregon Department of Education to take the place of James Sager, the retiring superintendent of the Northwest Regional Education Service District.

AHS principal explores Chinese schools

- Astoria High School Principal Lynn Jackson got a first-hand look into China's educational system.

A better boatyard: Committee holds first meeting to look to the future

- The Port of Astoria's boatyard committee met for the first time Wednesday.

Money grows on trees in Jewell

- Students in Jewell School’s new forestry program made a deposit for future generations Wednesday, fanning out with shovels and tree starts to help the Oregon Department of Forestry replant the recently harvested, 40-...

Cowan Dairy is a family affair

- Cowan Dairy is the largest farm in Clatsop County.

Warrenton wrestles with school expansion options

- Warrenton-Hammond School District is busting at the seems and looking at options for expansion, including a possible bond for a K-12 school.

Great Ocean has big dreams, little reality

- Great Ocean Capital Holdings' proposal to develop a private shipping Port in Astoria appear to be stalled, if not a phantom.

Ideas span Columbia, West Coast

- Capt. H.Y. Chen's proposals through Great Ocean span the West Coast of the Americas, but provides little substance.

Astoria Ford site for sale

- The site of the last major auto dealership in Astoria is on the market.

Smoke, vape shop opens downtown

- The newest downtown venture of Yosef "Joe" Alburati covers all things smoking and vaping.

Pinnipeds by the score

- Humans, sea lions and seals alike are sharing in the bounty of the Columbia River.

Port could have audit ready for budgeting season

- The Port of Astoria could have an audit to help guide its upcoming budgeting sessions.

AHS graduates get boost Monday

- Monday is all about Astoria High School seniors.

A space for veterans becoming civilians

- Clatsop Community College has opened a Veterans Service Center to help the returning waves of veterans.

Few challengers for May 19 special election

- The May 19 Special Districts Elections are looking pretty one-sided.

Astoria could revisit enterprise zone

- Nemlowill tells Port of disappointment

‘We’re really all one here’: CEDR awards honor partnerships, innovation, service

- Clatsop Economic Development Resources honored private-public partnerships.

Bubble tea craze pops in Seaside

- The Karols started The Tea Spot in Seaside’s Heritage Square, next to staples like the Seaside Candyman and Wheel Fun Rentals, hoping to catch the spring break rush.

Dirt to delicious: North Coast Food Web aims to grow it, sell it, then serve it

- The North Coast Food Web, a central connector for a small-scale collection of growers in the lower Columbia River region, might soon have a headquarters.

Pier 3 Boatyard lands a reprieve

- Instead of closing by April 1, the Pier 3 boatyard will have its own committee.

This is a spring chicken: Small farms make way with new rules

- In their day jobs, Kelly Huckestein an Sam Seulean work at the Astoria Coop Grocery. At home, they hope to become part of a growing number of local farmers.

Here’s pi in your eye: Annual celebration honors math, Einstein and pie

- Pi Day celebrated the mathematical constant and supported the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Clatsop Community College.

Senator calls for transparency in boatyard issue

- The boatyard will be the hottest topic at Tuesday's Port of Astoria Commission meeting.

Not just a simulation: CCC trains students on almost anything maritime

- Clatsop Community College can now train students on anything from a tugboat to an LNG carrier.

Hoppes: Schools could get shortchanged

- Astoria Superintendent Craig Hoppes is part of a call to arms for more school funding.