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On the record: May 24, 2016
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Warrenton girl drowns off Klipsan Beach
12-year-old was likely in the water more than 30 minutes.
Arts magnate buys downtown Pendleton bank
Arts magnate buys downtown Pendleton bank
Schnitzer considers gallery, connecting with local nonprofits
Gearhart’s vacation rental plan gets scrutiny
Gearhart’s vacation rental plan gets scrutiny
Is a plan to require short-term homeowners to provide proof of tax payments feasible?
Everyday People: Warrenton teacher, coach is a master of much
Everyday People: Warrenton teacher, coach is a master of much
Oveson is a teacher, track coach, fisher
Letters Welcome
Letter to the editor policy
Thousands of cormorants abandon their nests
Thousands of cormorants abandon their nests
Birds left eggs vulnerable to predators
State title No. 2 for Lady Fishermen
State title No. 2 for Lady Fishermen
Record number of points scored by Astoria girls track team
Capturing Cannon Beach
Capturing Cannon Beach
Meet the artist behind new public painting
Recipes: Traditional blintzes
Recipes: Traditional blintzes
The Jewish dish, which is like a crêpe, can be served with a sweet or savory filling
Books: From cock-a-leekie to kinkajou
Books: From cock-a-leekie to kinkajou
Author Meyer "Mike" Berger paints a fascinating picture of 1950s New York City
Parting Shot
Parting Shot
Parting Shot
9-1-What? A swinging time
9-1-What? A swinging time
9-1-What?
Oddity: For cats, a right to bear claws
Oddity: For cats, a right to bear claws
New York could ban declawing of cats
Man sentenced for attempted sex abuse
Sutton, 22, was sentenced in Clatsop County Circuit Court to 30 days in jail and four years probation.
iNaturalist: Volunteers are invited to explore nature during BioBlitz
iNaturalist: Volunteers are invited to explore nature during BioBlitz
Park visitors are invited to go out around Netul Landing and identify every living thing they come across.
Warrenton budget meetings wrap up
Warrenton budget meetings wrap up
Library funding, relocation discussed
Insurance rate review topic of forum
Consumer advocates help explain process
Support builds for embattled shipyard: Advisory group hopes to relocate Astoria Marine Construction
Support builds for embattled shipyard: Advisory group hopes to relocate Astoria Marine Construction
Support is building to relocate Astoria Marine Construction Co., which services the local fishing fleet.
Breitmeyer signs on as college president
Breitmeyer signs on as college president
New executive starts in July
Open house on Franklin Avenue improvements
Event set for Thursday evening
Best Bets: May 20, 2016
Best Bets: May 20, 2016
Weekend Best Bets for May 20 to May 22.
Teachers Talk about Teaching: Army veteran enjoys sharing new ideas
Teachers Talk about Teaching: Army veteran enjoys sharing new ideas
Tim Mahoney teaches second grade at John Jacob Astor Elementary School.
On the record: May 20, 2016
On the record
Grads get free pass at Column
Grads get free pass at Column
Announcement comes after students were charged on prom night
Police, fire crews ‘may not be able to respond’ after Cascadia
Police, fire crews ‘may not be able to respond’ after Cascadia
Emergency preparedness forum to stress self-sufficiency

Local News

On the record: May 24, 2016
On the record
City Council, Library Board mull library’s future
City has struggled over library's future
New Cannon Beach fire chief wants to bring out potential
Warrenton girl drowns off Klipsan Beach
Arts magnate buys downtown Pendleton bank

Coast Guard

Warrenton girl drowns off Klipsan Beach
12-year-old was likely in the water more than 30 minutes.
Coast Guard ends oversight of salvage operation
No recoverable fuel on board
Coast Guard warns of consequences for false mayday calls
Animal welfare group sues Coast Guard
Coast Guard rescues hiker

Northwest

Pierce County deputy injured after crashing into 4 cows
Authorities say a Pierce County sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized after his patrol vehicle struck four cows that had wandered into the middle of...
Murder charge dropped for man accused in landlord's death
A man charged with killing his Skagit County landlord in 2012 has been found mentally unfit to stand trial
Man found guilty in death of house guest
Ex-Deschutes County sheriff's captain pleads guilty to theft
Washington's primary to determine GOP convention delegates

Crime Reports

DUII

Point of View

Point of View: Summertime employment
Point of View: Summer jobs
Point of View: Astoria
Point of View: Astoria's best
Point of View: Skipanon Peninsula uses
Point of View: No LNG
Point of View: Sell the PAC?

Closures

Free

Fatal log truck crash closes Highway 26
Sunset Highway closed near Banks
Warrenton girl drowns off Klipsan Beach
12-year-old was likely in the water more than 30 minutes.
State title No. 2 for Lady Fishermen
Superdelegates choose between Sanders and Clinton in Oregon
Methodists trying to avoid church split over gay rights

Politics

McIntosh poised to avoid runoff for Circuit Court judge
The Clatsop County Clerk estimates there are nearly 300 ballots left to be counted.
McIntosh holds lead in Circuit Court judge race
Three vying for Clatsop County Circuit Court judgeship.
Pierce wins GOP nomination for governor
Avakian, Richardson win secretary of state nominations
Sanders talks earthquake preparedness, minimum wage ahead of Oregon primary

Fishing

Appeals court backs fishermen in antitrust suit
Fishermen have raised antitrust issues
Judge: Salmon recovery requires big dam changes
A judge rejected government’s latest plan for offsetting the damage that dams in the Columbia River Basin pose to salmon.
Peninsula clamming ends Sunday to protect rare birds
As Pacific sardine collapse worsens, scientists worry about possible ripple in the ecosystem
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricey in stores this summer

History

Nation/World

AP Top International News at 5:37 a.m. EDT
AP Top International News at 5:37 a.m. EDT
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AP Top News at 5:36 a.m. EDT
MMA comes to heartland of Thai kickboxing
2 killed in South African protests against eviction
The Latest: Obama arrives in Ho Chi Minh City

Special Reports

Education

Breitmeyer signs on as college president
New executive starts in July
Teachers Talk about Teaching: Army veteran enjoys sharing new ideas
Tim Mahoney teaches second grade at John Jacob Astor Elementary School.
Teachers Talk about Teaching: ‘Young thinkers, dreamers’ inspire this educator
Astoria grads will make rounds downtown
Tall tales: Students, seniors collaborate on realistic fiction

Friday Extra

Capturing Cannon Beach
Meet the artist behind new public painting
Recipes: Traditional blintzes
The Jewish dish, which is like a crêpe, can be served with a sweet or savory filling
9-1-What? A swinging time
Books: From cock-a-leekie to kinkajou
Oddity: For cats, a right to bear claws

Lotteries

Lotteries: May 23, 2016
Lottery results
Lotteries: May 20, 2016
Lottery results
Lotteries: May 19, 2016
Lotteries: May 18, 2016
Lotteries: May 17, 2016

On the Record

Port of Astoria

Support builds for embattled shipyard: Advisory group hopes to relocate Astoria Marine Construction
Support is building to relocate Astoria Marine Construction Co., which services the local fishing fleet.
Port hopes for disaster relief funds and grants
Outside money could shape budget
Portwide effort needed to treat storm runoff
Riverwalk Inn hoteliers off the hook
Cruise ahoy! Busy summer ahead in Astoria

Public Meetings

Public meetings: May 24, 2016
Public meetings
Public meetings: May 23, 2016
Public meetings
Public meetings: May 20, 2016
Public meetings: May 19, 2016
Public meetings: May 18, 2016