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Katie Frankowicz

Astoria, Warrenton, Natural Resources Reporter
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A ‘library on wheels’ for Astoria

- A book bike named ‘Spokes’

Astoria backs enterprise zone expansion

- Tax incentives for development

Astoria hears concerns about fireworks

- One resident calls for a ban

Warrenton food pantry in danger of closing

- Church needs about $200 a month

Rare insect returns to Saddle Mountain

- Silverspot caterpillars are back

Astoria celebrates Ghadar Party

- Several hundred people attend the cultural event

Neighbors appeal Astoria Co-op expansion to Mill Pond

- Concerns raised about traffic

Northwest housing authority deputy director under investigation

- Sims on paid leave since May

Astoria Library renovation gets green light

- Groundbreaking could be pushed back

Hotel developer dinged for overgrown Astoria lot

- Hotel project under microscope

Astoria to get first look at library options

- A $5 million renovation project

Down a planning hole: Astoria struggles with an open pit downtown

- New community development director will lead task force

Astoria fights to keep waterfront bridges open

- Temporary fixes needed before project

Warrenton passes budget and fee hikes

- Commission also discussed nuisance properties

Warrenton hires new planning director

- Cronin had similar role in Astoria

Astoria shoots down new waterfront hotel

- City boards deny hotel application

Prototype fences could keep elk at bay

- Double design might make elk reconsider

Load violations threaten Astoria waterfront bridges

- ODOT may recommend closing bridges if city can’t enforce load limits

Astoria will vet new hotel

- Four-story project on the river

Halverson recognized for his leadership at Astoria police

- Deputy chief stepped up during transition

Astoria man announces bid for mayor

- Miller knows he’s a long shot

Jumping in: Astoria invests in parks workers

- Department hopes changes will encourage recruitment and retention

Addiction treatment centers close in Astoria

- Astoria Pointe and The Rosebriar shuttered

Snubbed in Newport, tall ships will stop in Astoria and Coos Bay

- Newport fishermen and businesses complained about visit during busy summer

Astoria tackles final leg of riverfront plan

- Urban Core will apply downtown

Playing catch-up: Warrenton raises rates, fees

- City struggles to keep pace with development

Reclassifying a coastal seabird

- Marbled murrelet not endangered

Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission reverses course on threatened seabird

- Marbled murrelet not endangered

Astoria Co-op wins approval for new building in Mill Pond

- A green light on design

Astoria city councilor will run for mayor

- Price was elected in 2014

A fixture of Astoria homelessness moves on

- Wedell well-known downtown

Astoria task force struggles to confront homelessness

- Divisions over approach, labels

Astoria Bridge will close to cars during Great Columbia Crossing

- Security concerns prompt change

Astoria declares June Pride Month

- First time for the city

Astoria budget contains new police officer, fee hikes

- City manager cautions on revenue

Ticket to ride: Parking officer allowed to use scooter in downtown Astoria

- The scooter was technically illegal

Astoria planning commissioner will run for City Council

- She will seek Price’s seat

Snowy plovers spotted in Fort Stevens; first time in decades

- Snowy plover nest sighted at Fort Stevens

Warrenton grapples with blighted buildings

- City is dealing with some growing pains

Rent going up for remodeled units in Astoria complex known as affordable

- Apartments still below market rate

Everyday People: New Astoria employee blending in with the community

- Tiffany Taylor joins the city of Astoria

Snowy plovers spotted in Fort Stevens; first time in decades

- Snowy plover nest sighted at Fort Stevens

Astoria looks at rules for homeless shelters

- Safety, buffer zones under review

Astoria Column to be lit up for Pride Week

- Usually, landmark is lit twice a year

Recology assures Astoria on rates, recycling

- Impact of policy change in China

Hungry birds: Food a concern for brown pelicans

- The birds migrate north from California and Mexico