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Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket
Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years

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Fulton wants Port to evict ‘Man Cave’
Fulton wants Port to evict ‘Man Cave’
Commissioner believes Life Flight take space
Warrenton hears school bond options
School district tries to cope with growth
Astoria City Council hopes to stop J.C. Penney’s closure
Astoria City Council hopes to stop J.C. Penney’s closure
The letter to the company highlights Astoria as an important commercial hub
Warrenton looks to dust off emergency plan
Warrenton looks to dust off emergency plan
Staff wants to resume incident command system training
Correction: March 24, 2017
Stores incorrect
The film is ‘CHIPS’ and ‘CHiPs TV fans are poised to hate it
Remake not endorsed by motorcycle cops, at all
Ducks end Michigan’s run with 69-68 victory, head to Elite 8
Ducks end Michigan’s run with 69-68 victory, head to Elite 8
Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan's dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal
Concern and collaboration: Area hospitals bind services, resources
Concern and collaboration: Area hospitals bind services, resources
Rising healthcare costs and staffing struggles are among the chief concerns facing rural hospitals.
Warrenton wants Port’s help with levee money
Warrenton wants Port’s help with levee money
Kujala hopeful about state funds
County will take the Blue Sky challenge
County will take the Blue Sky challenge
Money would go to promote renewable energy
Pedestrian killed on highway identified
Pollack, 44, is from Ketchikan
Couple accused of murder seek bail
Couple accused of murder seek bail
Suspected in death of Newport man
Best Bets: March 23, 2017
Best Bets: March 23, 2017
Weekend Best Bets for March 24 to March 26
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Routine maintenance will involve power outage
Open house planned on Astoria timber harvest
The public is invited to ask questions
Night closures of Old Youngs Bay Bridge planned in early April
Contractor working on repairs
Airport ‘Man Cave’ invites scrutiny
Airport ‘Man Cave’ invites scrutiny
Fulton makes it a political issue in Port campaign
Justice reinvestment: Work group to look at prison use
Justice reinvestment: Work group to look at prison use
County high for drug, property crimes
Scammers target businesses with high school sports pitch
Claim to be raising money for Astoria athletics
Miracle Theatre awarded $6,000 grant from Arts Commission
Money will go toward bilingual arts and science residency program
Army Corps warns boaters of pile dikes on river
Hidden by high water, piles can cause damage
Lecture delves into the virtuous life of a Victorian woman
Lecture delves into the virtuous life of a Victorian woman
Pittock was a champion of women and children
Trump’s proposed budget would hit Coast Community Radio hard
Trump’s proposed budget would hit Coast Community Radio hard
President proposes eliminating federal funding for KMUN and other public stations
Music shop owner sues radiologist for negligence
Music shop owner sues radiologist for negligence
Christie seeks $9.4 million
Historic preservation officials stop in Astoria in April
Event scheduled for April 5

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Couple suspected of murder denied bail
Trials set for later this year
Parks director makes pitch for utility fee to raise funds
The option to sell underused parks would still be on the table.
Horse pucky: Fee increase, special permit rile horse campers
Fulton wants Port to evict ‘Man Cave’
Warrenton hears school bond options

Coast Guard

Coast Guard rescues hikers from deep snow
Two hikers had become stranded in 3 to 4 feet of snow in the Tillamook State Forest
Off-duty Coast Guardsman to the rescue
Helped kayaker to shore
New cutter makes a stop in Astoria
Tour a Coast Guard cutter in Astoria
White House wants major cuts to Coast Guard

Northwest

West Ada parents ensure daughter's legacy
In 2015, three years after the death of their 16-year-old daughter, Heidi and Ted Hill met the woman who received their youngest child's heart
Volunteers' compassion helps grieving parents in Idaho
There's no joyful celebration for families of the 20 or 30 south-central Idaho babies each year who are stillborn or die shortly after birth
Braves, Warriors: Oregon takes on tribal mascots
Inspector general to review pullback of HealthCare.gov ads
Driver gets 18 months for killing pedestrian in Oregon

Crime Reports

On the record: March 24, 2017
Assault in Seaside
On the record: March 22, 2017

Assault

• At 9:59 a.m. Friday, Gregory A. Johnson, 36, of Seaside, was arrested by the Seaside Police Department on the 700 block of...

On the record: March 20, 2017
On the record: March 14, 2017
On the record: March 13, 2017

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Point of View

Point of View: Spring break
Point of View: Spring break
Point of View: Homeowners renting out rooms
Point of View: Homeowners renting out rooms
Point of View: Panhandling
Point of View: Lent
Point of View: Astoria trolley fare raise?

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Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket
Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory...
Braves, Warriors: Oregon takes on tribal mascots
In Oregon, school districts with Native American mascots must abandon them by July or risk punishment that could include the withholding of state...
World in Brief: March 24, 2017
Ducks end Michigan’s run with 69-68 victory, head to Elite 8
World in Brief:

Politics

Sen. Wyden promises to fight for Oregon way

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden faced numerous concerns from constituents at Astoria High School about the U.S. government under Donald Trump’s...

College seeks designation as maritime center
Bill likely in Congress
Rohne files for Port seat

Fishing

Gillnets harvests trimmed in summer
New rules for fishing on the Lower Columbia River still diverge from those of neighboring Washington state
Sport, commercial fishers discuss gillnet rules
The group will provide its recommendations on revised rules, and the fiscal impact of possible rules, and how to minimize impacts on small businesses

History

Nation/World

Today in History
Today in History
World in Brief: March 24, 2017
International, national and regional news
AP Top News at 2:49 p.m. EDT
Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker
APNewsBreak: Polling changes could confuse Kansas voters

Special Reports

Housing options closer to approval
Accessory dwelling units, tiny homes under review
Waldorf gets new life as workforce housing
Abandoned former hotel will likely become about 40 units of lower-income housing in the next couple of years
Astoria planners give an OK to homestay

Education

Warrenton hears school bond options
School district tries to cope with growth
Fresh Starts helps students bloom
Master gardeners teach youth about greenery
In the know: Ilwaco takes third in Knowledge Bowl
Astoria may get charter school
Cannon Beach charter school gets a boost

Friday Extra

Lotteries

Lotteries: March 24, 2017
Lottery results
Lotteries: March 23, 2017
Lottery results
Lotteries: March 22, 2017
Lotteries: March 21, 2017
Lotteries: March 20, 2017

On the Record

On the record: March 24, 2017
Assault in Seaside
On the record: March 22, 2017

Assault

• At 9:59 a.m. Friday, Gregory A. Johnson, 36, of Seaside, was arrested by the Seaside Police Department on the 700 block of...

On the record: March 20, 2017
On the record: March 14, 2017
On the record: March 13, 2017

Port of Astoria

Fulton wants Port to evict ‘Man Cave’
Commissioner believes Life Flight take space
Airport ‘Man Cave’ invites scrutiny
Fulton makes it a political issue in Port campaign
Last-minute jockeying for Port slots
Port of Astoria lowers airport bond
Spence runs for Port seat

Public Meetings

Public meetings: March 24, 2017
Public meetings
Public meetings: March 23, 2017
Public meetings
Public meetings: March 22, 2017
Public meetings: March 21, 2017
Public meetings: March 20, 2017