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Katie Frankowicz

Astoria, Warrenton, Natural Resources Reporter
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Sunday Market ponies up for parks

- Astoria Sunday Market makes first donation to cash-strapped Parks and Recreation Department

New dock gussies up Warrenton Marina

- City completes long-awaited $2.1 million replacement

Trail of discovery: Hikers are ditching the Pacific Crest Trail in favor of the Oregon Coast Trail

- Hikers are hopping from the famous Pacific Crest Trail to the Oregon Coast Trail

Astoria recognizes former library director, prominent architect

- City honors Berney, Wicks Brown

Hotel tax hike will help finance Astoria parks

- Aquatic Center, sports programs spared for now

Shop the Dock debuts in Warrenton

- Tours in Warrenton showcase seafood

Aquatic Center could close unless city backs money for parks

- Adult and youth sports programs could also end

Law keeps park help from being tripped up

- Workers get immunity from some lawsuits

Pacific Seafood expands with crab in Warrenton

- Plant being rebuilt after 2013 fire

Untangled: Oregon fishermen address whale entanglement as a lawsuit looms

- Oregon group tries to dodge California’s fate by addressing whale entanglement issues early

Warrenton chooses Portland firm for legal counsel

- City Attorney Snow died in December

Warrenton dings Astoria over grave conditions

- One commissioner calls Ocean View ‘shameful’

Law keeps park help from being tripped up

- Workers get immunity from some lawsuits

‘Help wanted’ signs are everywhere

- North Coast employers get creative to get find employees

Astoria City Council honors Snow, ‘the conscience of the Column’

- Friends of the Astoria Column present report

Trail of discovery

- Hikers are hopping from the famous Pacific Crest Trail to the Oregon Coast Trail

Trail of discovery: Hikers are ditching the Pacific Crest Trail in favor of the Oregon Coast Trail

- Hikers are hopping from the famous Pacific Crest Trail to the Oregon Coast Trail

Baby boom: Coast Guard pilot families bring bevy of babies aboard

- Copter pilots have six babies in six months

Environmentalists urge Astoria to oppose oil terminal

- Project at the Port of Vancouver

Astoria hires private landscaper for parks

- City still debating how to fund parks

Conservation patrol: Beautiful, but invasive, plant poised to take over watershed

- Local groups are fighting a pretty but highly invasive plant along the Necanicum River

Silverspot butterflies get two new spots to grow

- Threatened butterflies to be released at two new sites, including Saddle Mountain

State grant will help restore Astoria YMCA

- Building is home to Astoria Design Studio

Warrenton spending plan includes water, sewer hikes

- Budget reflects demands on infrastructure

Warrenton Library bustles at new spot

- City looks at larger levy for growth, staff

Astoria cracks heat record Saturday

- Astoria hits high temperatures over the weekend

Warrenton Kia applies for pass on fish passage

- State seeks public comment in proposed fish passage exemption at Warrenton Kia

The fix is on: At Repair Cafe, new life for broken stuff

- Volunteers help fix used items

Cloning their way to Seaside ‘s shore

- Organisms show up off the Oregon Coast in droves

For Schacher, Miss Scandinavia a family tradition

- Miss Finland takes the crown

Cormorants abandon East Sand Island home

- Some believe eagles to blame for bird exodus

The last word: Astoria, property owner clash over derelict home

- City to take action on Alderbrook property

Advance Astoria a road map for economic development

- Plan promotes economic growth

Astoria rethinks parks fee

- City Council will discuss options in July

A Scandinavian tradition

- Festival celebrates 50 years with family, food and krumkake

Fee for parks comes back before Astoria City Council

- A $3 monthly charge on water customers

Pyrosomes: The Borg of the ocean

- Weird organisms show up off the Oregon Coast in droves

Sturgeon fishermen hit quota

- Fishing canceled for Saturday

New set of apartments planned for Astoria’s South Slope

- Developer pitches 32-unit complex

Scandinavian monument still on hold

- City seeks maintenance help from advocates

Newest Warrenton Police officer has nose for drugs

- Gabe 2.0 makes City Hall debut

Water, sewer and recycling rates headed up in Warrenton

- Hikes to cover maintenance and operations costs

Baldwin named Warrenton commissioner

- Warrenton post filled after Mitchell withdraws

Sturgeon bonanza: Fishermen flock to the river to take advantage of a rare, short season

- Fishermen joke that they’d almost forgotten what it was like to land one

Pyrosomes: The Borg of the ocean

- Weird organisms show up off the Oregon Coast in droves

Summer intern a runner, editor at Linfield

- Neal part of the Snowden program

Astoria renews Coast Guard city status

- Astoria recertified as a Coast Guard City

City water customers could help pay for parks

- A $3 fee on water meters

Sewer surchage will rise in new Astoria budget

- Customers will see 6 percent increase

Yard debris, glass pickup to come to the curb

- Service will raise rates, start in several months