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Edward Stratton

Education/Business/Port of Astoria Reporter
Stratton, Edward

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

Tongue Point requires proof of auto insurance to enter campus

- Part of a national push to improve safety

Astoria Ford’s move creates options by Youngs Bay

- The former Astoria Ford dealership leaves some wondering what could come next.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary disbands

- One of the U.S. Coast Guard's two local auxiliary flotillas has disbanded amid falling membership.

Craft3 lender extends roots on waterfront

- Lender Craft3 is consolidating in Astoria.

‘This is one beautiful campus’

- Museum plans to convert auto shop into a pond

Reconnecting the river with the past

- Project reconnects Megler Creek with both the Columbia River and Corps of Discovery.

Every minute counts

- A new opportunity with Life Flight could help enliven the Astoria Regional Airport, albeit with a steep price tag.

New Neighbors: Building a new life in Little San Fran

- The Roses went from downtown property owners in the big to the little San Francisco.

Clatsop County will study investor-funded preschool

- Clatsop County received one of eight grants given nationwide to study investor-funded preschool.

Port of Astoria commissioners evict CREST tidal study

- Two Port of Astoria commissioners don't think the Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce should be able to provide the agency free tidal data.

Local agencies still waiting on federal money for storm damages a year ago

- “It’s a lot of paperwork. It’s embracing the process.”

Divided Port grants leader a pay raise

- Knight was also recognized for his management ability

‘He let me call him grandpa,’ girl says of abuser

- Schuster was sentenced to more than five years in prision Tuesday for the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl.

Warrenton spreads holiday cheer to kids

- Warrenton-Hammond Healthy Kids Inc.’s Christmas toy drive is helping make wishes come true across Youngs Bay.

Former chiropractor sentenced for sexually abusing patients

- Lopez, the chiropractor accused of inappropriate touching by 12 women, was sentenced Monday on several counts of third-degree sexual abuse.

Black manages downtown advertising for The Daily Astorian

- There's a new downtown advertising representative for The Daily Astorian.

County commission chairman will not seek re-election

- Scott Lee, chairman of the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners, is planning his exit from local politics and business ownership.

King tides provide a peek at rising seas

- King tides hit the coast this past week, surging toward local highways, beaches and levees.

Deadline calls for retiring publisher

- The Columbia Press is changing hands after 28 years.

Warrenton searches for new Warrior logo

- Warrenton-Hammond School District officials aren't sticking to one Warrior.

College moves to prohibit smoking

- Clatsop Community College is headed toward banning smoking on campus.

Lead testing, abandoned tanks delay Armory purchase

- Some unexpected environmental issues have delayed the Friends of the Armory's acquisition of the community center.

Knappa native takes over Port finances

- A Knappa native is in charge of the Port of Astoria's finances.

Trial over failed log export partnership pushed back

- The lawsuit between the current and former log exporters at the Port of Astoria has been pushed back indefinitely.

Hammond students Feed the Need

- North Coast Christian School is helping Feed the Need in Haiti and at home.

Nygaard Land penalized for wetlands fill

- The Environmental Protection Agency has leveled a hefty fine against a local company for filling wetlands without a permit.

A new advocate for downtown Astoria

- The Astoria Downtown Historic District Association has a new director.

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.