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Way to Wellville gets in line in Seaside for healthy school lunch options
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Way to Wellville gets in line in Seaside for healthy school lunch options
Venture capitalist Esther Dyson stopped in the Seaside High School cafeteria Monday to meet students and explore options for healthier school lunches.

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Point of View: April Fools’ Day pranks
Point of View: April Fools’ Day pranks
Point of View: April Fool's Day
Hunters plan cleanup
Litter pickup scheduled for Saturday
Fundraiser planned for summer camps
Summer camp fundraiser set for Friday
Nonimations sought for environmental award
Nominees for Gaylord Nelson Award must be in by April 6
Public meetings: April 1, 2015
Public meetings
Lotteries: April 1, 2015
Lottery results
On the record: April 1, 2015
On the record
Gimme shelter
Astoria on target for portable homes
Gimme shelter Astoria on target for portable homes
Hvgz Portable Homeless Shelters is a nonprofit group that builds portable shelters for people in need of a dry, warm place to sleep and keep their belongings.
Great Ocean has big dreams, little reality
Great Ocean has big dreams, little reality
Great Ocean Capital Holdings' proposal to develop a private shipping Port in Astoria appear to be stalled, if not a phantom.
LaMear to hold `Meet the Mayor’ event Wednesday
LaMear to hold "Meet the Mayor" event Wednesday
Public health open house scheduled for April 7
A public health open house event will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 at the Judge Guy Boyington Building in Astoria for residents to learn more about local health programs.
Lotteries: March 31, 2015
Lottery results
Ideas span Columbia, West Coast
Capt. H.Y. Chen's proposals through Great Ocean span the West Coast of the Americas, but provides little substance.
Seaside moves closer to allowing medical marijuana dispensaries
The city of Seaside is ready to present a draft ordinance restricting, but allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the coming weeks.
2015 Citizen Police Academy applications online now
Sign up for Citizen Police Academy in June
2015 halibut seasons provide more fishing options in Columbia River area
New halibut seasons opened
Thursday is sneak peek for ‘The Real Lewis and Clark Story’
Sneak preview of "The Real Lewis and Clark Story or How Finns Discovered Astoria" set for Thursday
Public meetings: MARCH 311, 2015
Public meetings
Audit shows state IT project management effort still understaffed
Audit shows state IT project management effort still understaffed
An audit by the Secretary of State's Office says Oregon has taken steps to prevent failures of big information technology projects, but that those efforts are understaffed and would not prevent many of the common problems that arose with state IT...
Orca pod off Cape Disappointment Monday
Orca pod off Cape Disappointment Monday
Latest satellite sighting of L and K pod killer whales that include newborn calf
Environmental lobby capitalizing on majorities
Environmental lobby capitalizing on majorities
Environmental lobbyists are capitalizing on Democratic majorities in the Oregon House and Senate to advance their agenda.
Astoria Column to be lit for sexual assault awareness
Astoria Column to be lit for sexual assault awareness
The lighting ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, April 3. It is sponsored by the city of Astoria, Clatsop County Domestic Violence Council, and The Harbor.
Sea turtles presentation is Thursday
CRMM presents Science on Tap
What a drag!
 `Gentlemen Janes’ raise money for historic district
What a drag! `Gentlemen Janes’ raise money for historic district
What a drag! `Gentlemen Janes' raise money for historic district
Having fun helping children in need
Having fun helping children in need
Shelby Mogenson, who is serving her one-year term as president until the end of May, said the group’s signature program is Operation School Bell, which assists in providing new clothes for Clatsop County school children, K-12, in need.

Local News

Cowan Dairy is a family affair
Cowan Dairy is the largest farm in Clatsop County.
Point of View: April Fools’ Day pranks
Point of View: April Fool's Day
Way to Wellville gets in line in Seaside for healthy school lunch options
Struggle over design: Commissioners OK new home in historic district
Warrenton wrestles with school expansion options

Coast Guard

Cape D Coast Guard petty officer named sector’s ‘enlisted person of the year’
Coastguardsman honored as "enlisted person of the year" in Sector Columbia River
It’s all in the data: Advocates use mapping to save Newport Coast Guard helicopter
Surfrider Foundation uses data mapping in defense of Coast Guard helicopter in Newport
Kids at play: Speedy drivers fire up Coast Guard moms
Back to base: Cutter Alert returns after two-month patrol off Central and South America
Steadfast is home again

Northwest

Western cities had hottest March on record
While much of US shivered, West sweltered through hottest March on record
Embattled state auditor Troy Kelley skips committee hearing
Washington state auditor Troy Kelley skips Senate hearing amid federal investigation
Family bulldog bites Thurston County, Wash., boy, 4
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game
Convicted rapist charged in suburban Portland killing

Crime Reports

On the record: April 1, 2015
On the record
On the record: March 27, 2015
On the record
On the record: March 26, 2015
Salem man arrested after high speed chase in stolen vehicle
Meth arrest made outside Broadway Middle School

DUII

Two minors arrested after hit and run
Two men in Seaside arrested after motor vehicle accident.
On the record: March 2, 2015
On the record

Point of View

Point of View: April Fools’ Day pranks
Point of View: April Fool's Day
Point of View: Spring break
Point of View: Spring break
Point of View: Port of Astoria boatyard
Point of View: Tsunami preparedness
Point of View: Daylight Saving Time

Closures

Free

Pet Rock creator Gary Dahl dies at 78
The smooth stones came packed in a cardboard box containing a tongue-in-cheek instruction pamphlet for “care and feeding.”
Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles
Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and...
Democratic schools budget clears Oregon House
Audit shows state IT project management effort still understaffed
Environmental lobby capitalizing on majorities

Politics

Democratic schools budget clears Oregon House
The House voted along party lines Tuesday to send the $7.3 billion budget to the Senate.
Lincoln Dinner: Pacific County, Wash., GOP candidates and constituents chow down
Pacific County Republicans tuck into generous dinner helpings amid small-government messages
Few challengers for May 19 special election
Clerk’s office receiving ballots for Gearhart recall
Republicans look to future following bruising 2014 election

Fishing

WDFW approves morning razor clam digs starting April 4
Clams on four Washington ocean beaches are safe to eat.
Agencies weighing next steps in gillnet-replacement fisheries
Oregon and Washington fish managers making key decisions about 2015 commercial seasons
Pinnipeds by the score
Sea lions adapt to changing climate
Corps moves forward to cut size of cormorant colony

History

Nation/World

Pet Rock creator Gary Dahl dies at 78
The smooth stones came packed in a cardboard box containing a tongue-in-cheek instruction pamphlet for “care and feeding.”
Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles
Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and...
Hugo Chavez' favorite daughter makes UN debut as US bashed
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
GOP's Ted Cruz calls religious liberty a defining issue

Special Reports

Education

Warrenton wrestles with school expansion options
Warrenton-Hammond School District is busting at the seems and looking at options for expansion, including a possible bond for a K-12 school.
CCC hosts spring health classes
Clatsop Community College has an array of fitness classes to kick off spring.
Astoria parent-teacher conferences set
Checkmate! Chess groups come back into play in school
Creative classes spring up at CCC

Friday Extra

Planting deep grows community garden
Gardening Q & A with Mary Blake
Yoga festival teaches compassion, concentration
The fifth annual Cannon Beach Yoga Festival boasts almost 200 participants, according to an early tally.
Historic photos: Natatorium was more than a place to swim
Parting shot: Sun breaks on the softball field
Beliefs: The resurrection of Jesus

Port of Astoria

Great Ocean has big dreams, little reality
Great Ocean Capital Holdings' proposal to develop a private shipping Port in Astoria appear to be stalled, if not a phantom.
Ideas span Columbia, West Coast
Capt. H.Y. Chen's proposals through Great Ocean span the West Coast of the Americas, but provides little substance.
Pinnipeds by the score
Port could have audit ready for budgeting season
Astoria could revisit enterprise zone