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Katie Frankowicz

Astoria, Warrenton, Natural Resources Reporter
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Astoria community development director will leave post

- Cronin was hired in 2015

Astoria sitting on pot money

- City silent on tax revenue until state rules catch up

Tornado scare for North Coast

- The warning was in effect Monday afternoon

Heritage celebration, rally for immigrants in Astoria

- Hispanics celebrate culture amid immigration concerns

County approves deeper examination of housing needs

- New $100,000 study will look at county markets

Development fees going up in Warrenton

- Increases for the first time in years

Alderbrook property owner dodges foreclosure

- Olvey has avoided a public auction of his property for now, but must clean it up or face additional legal action from the city

Glimmer of light for solar

- Alderbrook Station shows solar can work in rainy Astoria

Everyday People: Landscape architect plants roots in Astoria

- Henri serves on the Planning Commission

Warrenton experiences growing pains

- City coping with growth as development booms

Astoria Library campaign starts with cookies

- Bake sale the first fundraiser

Astoria Warming Center gets clearance to operate this winter

- Worked with neighbors, merchants

Officials urge common sense as haze from fires blankets coast

- No air quality warnings have been issued in Clatsop County yet, even as dozens of wildfires rage across the state

Astoria council approves Shooting Stars child center

- Until the appeals process is over, Giliga, owner of Shooting Stars, says the center is stuck between its current location at St. Mary Star of the Sea on Grand Avenue and the new location on Gateway Avenue. The center’...

Tracking crabs near the mouth of the Columbia River

- Researchers look at the impact of dredging on crabs

Warning signs for salmon

- Low levels in young fish off the coast

Agreement reached on Astoria Warming Center

- Volunteers work with neighbors, merchants

Warming center talks progress in Astoria

- Second meeting tonight at City Hall

Astoria keeps close eye on timber in Bear Creek watershed

- The water here once fed the city’s booming canneries and now supplies its breweries

Clatsop County among top in the state for homelessness

- Ranks just below much larger counties

Seafood giant back in Warrenton

- Plant rebuilt after 2013 fire

In Astoria, an inventory of trees

- Report tracks trees in city parks

‘Geeking out’

- Eclipse provided spectacular views, few hassles

Astoria will share pools with Seaside swimmers

- Sunset Pool closing for repair

Shadow and awe

- Total solar eclipse darkens North Coast

Portions of Oregon Coast open for clamming

- South County beaches OK for digging

Talks set on Astoria Warming Center

- Good-neighbor agreement sought

For osprey, a family reunion

- Wildlife rehabilitation center releases osprey chicks

Astoria Police nearing crisis under former chief

- Independent assessment shows leadership failure

Astoria selects interim police chief

- Spalding is an experienced leader

Trail of discovery

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

Longshoremen appeal day care center near Port

- Cite liability and insurance issues

Expanded recycling debuts in Astoria

- Curbside yard debris and glass recycling carts

Astoria finalizes hotel tax hike

- Tax increase to help pay for parks

Astoria opposes oil-by-rail project

- City joins other Columbia River communities in opposing a terminal at the Port of Vancouver

Toxin levels finally drop in razor clams

- Researchers still concerned by data

Bill could stabilize crab fishery

- Extends agreement between Washington state, Oregon and California

Astoria to use police chief search to assess department

- Staff shortages, service demands are issues

City nixes Dollar General design

- Developers say they will try again

Johnston announces retirement from Astoria Police

- Police chief also served as assistant city manager

Stay cool! Record heat calls for special measures as the North Coast swelters

- Astoria saw a high of 93 degrees Wednesday afternoon, beating a previous record for Aug. 2 of 88 degrees, according to the National Weather Service

Buoy 10 is back and the fishing is fine

- Nearly a million coho, Chinook likely up river

Astoria Warming Center decision delayed

- Good neighbor agreement under review

Dollar General under city design scrutiny

- Eyeing east Astoria location

Now that’s summer weather

- Heat blast hits coast, inland Wednesday

Coffenbury Lake now under health advisory

- First ever for lake near Warrenton

Ocean still reeling from several rough years

- Researchers notice changes to birds, fish

Shooting Stars child care center to move near the Port

- Education and day care center at former state police hub

Neighbors tepid over warming center location

- Say the center is necessary, but waste and safety are issues