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Under the sea: Atlantis explores ocean’s volcanoes to learn about ice ages
ALEX PAJUNAS — The Daily Astorian
Under the sea: Atlantis explores ocean’s volcanoes to learn about ice ages
Researchers from Harvard and Columbia universities search for the relationship between ice ages and volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean.

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Deal on health care aids port contract talks
Deal on health care aids port contract talks
The contract covers workers at 29 ports from San Diego to Seattle that are a key trade link with Asia. The West Coast waterfront has a history of strikes and lockouts, though during negotiations this year both sides have said they want to avoid further...
Union contract vote clears away grain export worries
Union contract vote clears away grain export worries
Members of the longshoremen's union have voted to approve a labor contract with grain exporters, ending a tense dispute that threatened Northwest wheat farmers.
Highway 30 bridge work to cause delays between Knappa and Svensen
Bridge work to cause delays on U.S. 30 between Knappa and Svenson
Car fire temporarily closes Ridge Road
Car fire near KOA campground
No surprises for Astoria election
There were no surprises in the Astoria election candidates.
Lotteries: Aug. 29, 2014
Thursday's lottery results
Public meetings: Aug. 24, 2014
Public meetings list
Four vie for Warrenton commission seat
The four candidates running for the Warrenton City Commission all bring different kinds of community involvement to the race.
Land use board nixes coal transport expansion
Land use board nixes coal transport expansion
Decision sends Port of St. Helens back to square one for their proposed terminal to send coal to Asia.
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Local News

Under the sea: Atlantis explores ocean’s volcanoes to learn about ice ages
Researchers from Harvard and Columbia universities search for the relationship between ice ages and volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean.
Alvin comes home
Alvin's along for the ride on Atlantis, although it won't be going underwater this time.
Salmon seine fishery starts on river
Measure 92’s food-labeling requirements face a tight race
Deal on health care aids port contract talks

Coast Guard

Cutter Steadfast under new command
A new commander joined the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Steadfast crew during the vessel's dry dock period in July.
Coast Guard’s sector commander learns lay of the land
Capt. Daniel Travers and family are still in a blur after their move from Alaska to Astoria.
‘Operation Make Way’ aims to keep the channel clear
Coast Guard lifts injured hiker off Mount St. Helens
For those who have served

Northwest

Washington city fights to keep legal marijuana out
South Dakota is realistic about facing No. 3 Ducks
Fatal bike accident closes downtown Seattle block
County opens door to Gorge expansion
State auctions off N. Idaho cabin sites

Crime Reports

Manslaughter trial underway for Seattle man who killed two Seaside residents
Sterling Maxwell Frinell is charged in the deaths of two Seaside residents in April 2013.
Astoria man arrested after charging officer
Astoria man charged officer
On the record: Aug. 28, 2014
On the Record: Aug. 25, 2014
Seaside man charged with sex abuse pleads not guilty

DUII

Point of View

Point of View: Labor Day Weekend plans
Point of View: Labor Day Weeked plans
Point of View: ‘What do you like reading about in the newspaper?’
Point of View: Readers say what they like to read in the newspaper

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Hood to Coast:‘There is a real oneness to the running’
12,600 runners and 4,000 walkers took part in the annual event this weekend.
Bird’s eye view: Visiting grandfather and grandson step back in time
Jim Grant offers a bird's-eye view of the North Coast.
Cycling for fun and pain
Wage theft, senior mistreatment alleged at Neawanna by the Sea
Keep me in loop on Pier 3, says Englund

Politics

Measure 92’s food-labeling requirements face a tight race
The Citizens' Initiative Review panel on Sunday narrowly voted against recommending passage of Measure 92, an initiative that that would require labeling of foods with genetically modified organisms.
Oregon edges closer to ‘kicker’ refund
The latest forecast of Oregon tax revenue is increasing speculation taxpayers could see a "kicker" refund.
Kitzhaber, Richardson plan 3 appearances
Endorsement urged for student-aid bonds
City Club to consider opposition to Oregon ERA

Fishing

Salmon seine fishery starts on river
The first commercial seine fishery in decades opened on the lower river area Aug. 19.
Boat seized in Ilwaco, skipper accused of illegal charter fishing
Salmon burst back

History

Nation/World

AP Top U.S. News At 2 p.m. EDT
Ohio State hears from ex-band director's backers
Attorneys for ex-first lady make final arguments
Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business
Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Special Reports

Education

Under the sea: Atlantis explores ocean’s volcanoes to learn about ice ages
Researchers from Harvard and Columbia universities search for the relationship between ice ages and volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean.
Alvin comes home
Alvin's along for the ride on Atlantis, although it won't be going underwater this time.
Summer of security
AHS Super Homecoming waxes nostalgic
Len Mossman takes a school board sabbatical

Port of Astoria

Deal on health care aids port contract talks
The contract covers workers at 29 ports from San Diego to Seattle that are a key trade link with Asia. The West Coast waterfront has a history of strikes and lockouts, though during negotiations this year both sides have said they want to avoid further unrest.
Keep me in loop on Pier 3, says Englund
Kurt Englund attended a Port of Astoria meeting Tuesday, wondering how changes at Pier 3 will affect his business
‘I just don’t need another fee’
Westerlund v. China National suit hits court