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Edward Stratton

Education/Business/Port of Astoria Reporter
Stratton, Edward

Few fish bite, but derby still delights

- Astoria High School's fishing derby provided few bites Saturday, but nonetheless a fun family outing.

For Pierce, a focus on jobs in GOP primary

- Salem oncologist in primary against Alley

Timberlands up for auction

- Land has served as coastal tree farm

New grant helps whiten teeth

- Providence Seaside Hospital is creating a school-based dental program with the help of some well-heeled philanthropic groups.

Port backs seafood processor expansion

- Da Yang’s footprint at Pier 2 more than doubles

Port approves emergency repairs to Pier 2

- Agency under pressure to make fixes by July

Oregon LNG asks Port to let them go

- Oregon LNG recently asked the Port of Astoria to terminate its sublease on the Skipanon Peninsula.

Clatsop Community College board singles out Breitmeyer for president

- The Clatsop Community College Board has made their decision for the new president.

Plucked from the river: Biologists study young salmon for wetlands restoration

- Biologist Laurie Weitkamp's research group needs to catch and cut quick as it analyzes the insides of yearling salmon and steelhead traveling down the Columbia River.

Pot shop nickname has Port leader fired up

- Port Astordam is a play on words

It takes two to trawl for science

- NOAA trawls for salmon juveniles each year, but not to catch anything.

Port awaits word on Oregon LNG lease

- The imminent departure of Oregon LNG leaves questions regarding the Port of Astoria's lease on the Skipanon Peninsula.

An Irish pub comes to Uniontown

- Astoria will soon have an Irish pub.

Judge orders pumping and lime at Sunset Lake

- System must be replaced or decommissioned by September

Warrenton to part ways with South Jetty High

- Program serves school-age prisoners

Price reduced again for Flavel building

- Auction offers fell short

Warrior students ready the ‘Salmon Cannon’

- Slide your own salmon into the Skipanon River next month at Warrenton High School.

Downsized school library rankles some in Warrenton

- Space could be converted to PE classes

Warrior mascot changes, but not enough for some

- The Warrenton-Hammond School District could vote next month on whether to take the Warrior in a new direction. Some would rather not have the Warrior at all.

Peer-to-peer hotline a lifeline for troubled youth

- To avert self-harm and suicide, be attentive to those in need, professionals say.

J.C. Penney turns 100 in Astoria

- Retailer is a downtown fixture

Port slow to sign off on hotel lease

- Hotelier wants a Marriott underneath the Astoria Bridge

Port’s seafood cluster may shrink to two

- Da Yang Seafoods is once again trying to expand on Pier 2, which could be divided between two seafood processors.

State sues RV park owner after septic warnings, penalties

- Ken Hick, owner of Sunset Lake Resort & RV Park, now faces lawsuits from Clatsop County and the state of Oregon.

Former Knappa superintendent fills in at Jewell School

- He cited health reasons and commute when he left Knappa post

An exchange of culture

- Astoria High School's six foreign exchange students didn't have a choice past the U.S., but they're enjoying their time on the North Coast.

Steel resolve: Port turns to students in sea lion fight

- The Port of Astoria's newest hope of evicting sea lions started going up this week.

CMH home health shifts to Providence Seaside

- Columbia Memorial Hospital is cutting its home health program.

Aiming for a greener blue

- Allen on quest to rid oceans of abandoned boats

Grant will help create school-based dental programs

- Providence Seaside Hospital is creating a school-based dental program with the help of some well-heeled philanthropic groups.

Arts center offer booed off stage

- A developer's offer on the Performing Arts Center and Josie Peper building was rejected Tuesday.

Criminal justice returns to class

- Clatsop Community College's criminal justice program returned to class Monday.

Riverwalk Inn fight spills over into court

- The battle over the operation of the Astoria Riverwalk Inn is headed for a hearing next month.

Auction raises money for college

- Clatsop Community College's annual auction supports scholarships and learning experiences for students.

State warns Port over dock decay

- Vehicle weight limit, repairs ordered on Pier 2.

Astoria Ford hits the road to Warrenton

- Astoria Ford expects to relocate by next spring to Warrenton.

Pacific Coast Seafood heads home

- Pacific Seafood is planning a return to Warrenton by next spring.

Astoria schools starting preschool

- After deciding to go in-house with food services, Astoria School District could be doing the same with preschool.

CMH home health shifts to Providence Seaside

- Columbia Memorial Hospital is cutting its home health program.

Port Commission expands Bornstein lease for storage

- Company's footprint will grow on Pier 2

Port tries new tactics against sea lions

- Will the air dancers scare the sea lions? Come see.

Life on the half shell: Aquaculture dominates farming on Willapa Bay

- The biggest farms on the Lower Columbia are likely underwater.

Dorchester: Kasich wins straw poll for president

- Amid their party's upheaval, the mostly Republican turnout at the Dorchester Conference was decidedly moderate.

GOP governor hopefuls speak at Dorchester

- Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Bud Pierce and Allen Alley spoke separately at the Dorchester conference Saturday.

College president candidate wants to form partnerships

- The last of Clatsop Community College's presidential hopefuls stopped by campus Friday.

College administrator sees future on Oregon Coast

- The third of four finalists for Clatsop Community College's presidency visited Thursday.

College gets offer on arts center

- Someone wants to buy the Performing Arts Center as part of a housing project.

Astoria schools fed up with food service

- Astoria School District is going in-house for food services.

High water may dampen airport work

- Concerns raised as Port invests in runway rehab

Local institution Utzinger’s goes up for sale

- After more than 40 years of family ownership, Utzinger's Hardware is in for a change.