Search sponsored by Coast Marketplace

Jack Heffernan

Public safety, county, courts and parks reporter
Heffernan, Jack

Who’s in charge? County commissioners split over role

- Two commissioners want board to be more active

County looks at moving jail to Warrenton

- Study examines taking over North Coast Youth Correctional Facility

County dissolves Arch Cape design panel

- Third time commissioners have acted

County won’t budge on Arch Cape committee

- County still intends to dissolve panel

County works to contain syphilis outbreak

- Three people in the county so far have tested positive for syphilis

Washington state man gets 30 days in jail for fleeing police

- Original charges included kidnapping

Washington state man gets 30 days in jail for fleeing police

- Original charges included kidnapping

Housing, preparedness top county’s agenda

- Leaders gathered in Gearhart

Housing, preparedness top county’s agenda

- Leaders gathered in Gearhart

Stokes edges Burke for Clatsop Care board

- Results from the 2017 Health District elections

Lewis and Clark park spreads the wealth

- National parks contribute to the local economy

‘Heart-wrenching’: Dozens of cats in limbo after hoarding arrest

- Hoarding arrest puts strain on animal shelter

Murphey takes over photographer role in newsroom

- New photographer joins Daily Astorian

Teenager admits placing fake bomb in Warrenton mailbox

- Bomb scare closed streets Wednesday

Arch Cape design review committee clings to life

- County still intends to dissolve panel

Fake bomb found in Warrenton

- Device was destroyed

Property Watch expands downtown

- Contracts between businesses and police to curb disorder

‘Our guardian angel’: Goodding remembered at fallen officers memorial

- A fallen officers memorial Tuesday in Salem paid tribute to former Seaside Police Sgt. Goodding

Astoria man gets 40 years for sexually abusing his daughter

- ‘I hate what you did,’ girl says

‘Our guardian angel’: Goodding remembered at fallen officers memorial

- A fallen officers memorial Tuesday in Salem paid tribute to former Seaside Police Sgt. Goodding

Thompson pushes back on questions about expenses

- Commissioner claimed more than half the total pool

Seaside man in standoff accepts plea deal

- Held police at bay for nearly 64 hours

Record rainy days: 168 days — and counting

- Astoria has seen 84.70 inches of rain to date

Thompson pushes back on questions about expenses

- Commissioner claimed more than half the total pool

Seaside man in standoff accepts plea deal

- Held police at bay for nearly 64 hours

Cat hoarder knew animals were sick, prosecutor alleges

- One cat diagnosed last year with feline leukemia

The gift that keeps on taking

- Social-services agency stuck with vacant lot

Washington state man arrested for kidnapping after chase

- Fled with his girlfriend and daughter in the car

At Coffenbury Lake, horror is in the name

- Filmmaker with local ties uses lake as inspiration

Police search for suspect with forged traveler’s checks

- Passed checks in Astoria, Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach

Astoria Police need to fill vacancies on force

- Three spots available

Bonamici town hall attendees focus on president

- Of the nearly 20 questions, a dozen centered on the president, his Cabinet or his policies

State fire fee removed from 19 tax lots

- Committee reviewed parcels after complaints

Swat team: Father-son duo attack mosquitoes at Fort Stevens

-

Mosquitoes that plague campers at Fort Stevens State Park may have met their match: a father-son duo.

The park hired a Klamath Falls-based mosquito control company led by Edward Horvath, 44, following an increase ...

Warrenton man pleads not guilty in peeping Tom case

- Bail set at $2 million

A beery Uniontown farewell for murdered man

- Family, friends remember murder victim

Astoria assault suspect jumps into river

- Birrell had fled police

Former Astoria wrestling coach faces new sex charges

- Medina has pleaded not guilty

Brownhill was former district attorney

- Father of presiding judge

Port of Call works to change reputation

- New management at Port of Call mindful of over-serving

Seaside man accused of rape gets more charges

- Pleaded not guilty on Monday

Law enforcement claims Warrenton man threatened police

- Requested that he remain in jail

Civic engagement: Astoria police work to make community connections

- Social media helps Astoria Police with outreach