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DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards
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DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards
Ava DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' among winners at NAACP Image Awards

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UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies
UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies
UAE claims Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace, charges denied by Qatar
The Latest: Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain
The Latest: Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain
Thousands celebrate MLK day with song and dance and speechmaking at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphs
Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts
Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts
Across the Middle East, millions of people who depend on the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees and their descendants are bracing for the worst ahead of an expected U.S. funding cut
Titans fire coach Mike Mularkey after playoff win
Titans fire coach Mike Mularkey after playoff win
The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his third head coach in his fourth NFL season outweighs the risk of change. They fired coach Mike Mularkey and want someone to help them chase a championship.
AP Explains: Catholic Church in Chile weakened by scandal
AP Explains: Catholic Church in Chile weakened by scandal
AP Explains: The Roman Catholic Church has been weakened in Chile by priest abuse scandal and its handling by Pope Francis
Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor
Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor
Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor
Immigrant from Mexico, 2 sisters among mudslide victims
Immigrant from Mexico, 2 sisters among mudslide victims
An immigrant from Mexico and a pair of sisters were among the 20 people killed in devastating mudslides that brought tragedy and sorrow to the idyllic coastal community of Montecito, California
King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday
King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday
Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached marked the federal King holiday criticizing the president for disparaging remarks about African countries he is said to have made
West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates
West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates
The San Francisco Giants acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation
Unsolved civil rights-era murder divides scholars, residents
Unsolved civil rights-era murder divides scholars, residents
Residents, scholars and activists are divided over the civil rights-era murder of a New Mexico jailer, which remains unsolved.
Thai junta boss eyes staying on with little stopping him
Thai junta boss eyes staying on with little stopping him
Thailand is under increasing pressure to return to civilian governance and it's clear the gruff general who's led since the military coup four years ago wants to be that civilian
Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46
Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46
A publicist says Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died at age 46
Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46
Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46
A publicist says Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died at age 46
Venezuela forces take down fugitive group in deadly shootout
Venezuela forces take down fugitive group in deadly shootout
Venezuelan officials say special forces troops have captured five members of a band led by a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since stealing a helicopter and launching grenades at government buildings
Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books
Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books
Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty
Ionescu is about more than just those triple-doubles
Ionescu is about more than just those triple-doubles
Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu has gained attention with her triple-double record, but she's more than that for the Ducks.
QB Quinten Dormady says he's transferring from Tennessee
Quarterback Quinten Dormady tweets that he plans to leave Tennessee, play elsewhere as graduate transfer
Senate committee hears testimony on gun control bills
Senate committee hears testimony on gun control bills
A Senate committee heard testimony from hundreds of supporters and opponents of a slate of gun control bills that include measures to prohibit high capacity magazines and to ban so-called bump stocks
Scoreboard: Jan. 16, 2018
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Tsunami resilience study at top of Gearhart’s planning goals
Tsunami resilience study at top of Gearhart’s planning goals
State would provide grant for safety, conservation
Amtrak gives Oregon, Washington state timetable for activating positive train control
Amtrak gives Oregon, Washington state timetable for activating positive train control
Technology could have stopped derailment
Keeping MLK’s light alive
Keeping MLK’s light alive
Dozens marched in downtown Astoria Sunday to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Our View: Waldorf’s comeback is a very big deal
Our View: Waldorf’s comeback is a very big deal
The Waldorf Hotel's prospective renovation is part of Astoria's new Era of Miracles.
Editorial cartoon: The words of Martin Luther King Jr.
Editorial cartoon: The words of Martin Luther King Jr.

Southern Exposure: A lasting friendship, an enduring philosophy
Southern Exposure: A lasting friendship, an enduring philosophy
In the words of the Preliminists, ‘Practice makes practice’

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News

Tsunami resilience study at top of Gearhart’s planning goals
State would provide grant for safety, conservation
Amtrak gives Oregon, Washington state timetable for activating positive train control
Technology could have stopped derailment
Keeping MLK’s light alive
Justices to hear Washington state appeal of salmon habitat order
Price talks delay crab season

Obituaries

Deaths: Jan. 15, 2018
Death notices
Obituary: Peter Porter Hunter

Naselle, Washington

Oct. 27, 1930 — Jan. 5, 2018

Beloved husband to one, father of two, friend and mentor to many, Peter Porter...

Obituary: Robert E. Fastabend
Obituary: Scott Randall Merkley
Death: Jan. 10, 2018

Sports

Scoreboard: Jan. 16, 2018
Local prep sports schedule
Girls basketball: Stayton stall beats Astoria, 39-20
Eagles soar over Astoria
Girls basketball: North Marion tops Seaside, 42-21
Boys basketball: Seaside rallies to beat North Marion
Boys basketball: Second half run leads Stayton past Astoria

Opinion

Our View: Waldorf’s comeback is a very big deal
The Waldorf Hotel's prospective renovation is part of Astoria's new Era of Miracles.
Editorial cartoon: The words of Martin Luther King Jr.

Southern Exposure: A lasting friendship, an enduring philosophy
Our View: Drill here but not there? Heck, no
Guest column: Questions for the Port of Astoria

Life

The rich feast of India
Country leaves an indelible impression of color and fragrance
In One Ear: Giving an account
Try Washington Irving’s ‘Astoria’ to pass the time
In One Ear: Can you hear me now?
In One Ear: Astoria Ferry makes a move
In One Ear: Lobster lunch

Business

Old trestle timbers survive in house flooring
A railroad trestle helped transport boulders during construction of the South Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River
Locals wait for clarity on federal marijuana policy
U.S. attorney for Oregon has been directed to use reasoned discretion in prosecuting marijuana-related crimes
College hosts cybersecurity workshops
Tax plan includes benefits for local brewers, distillers
Merry Time owners take on Labor Temple in Astoria

Capital Bureau

Senate president: Fixing education a ‘tall mountain to climb’
Peter Courtney said 1990s tax measures make improving graduation rate particularly daunting.
Williams has ‘significant concerns’ about state’s regulation of pot
Williams said that he wants to host a summit among law enforcement and other groups to share information about the state’s problems to...
Impact of federal tax plan on Oregon still uncertain
Bill would remove State Board of Education member
Initiative petition rules suspended in wake of lawsuit

Signal

Tsunami resilience study at top of Gearhart’s planning goals
State would provide grant for safety, conservation
Dollar General moves ahead in Gearhart
Parking in rear eliminates need for review
Coast Guard rescues man stranded at Hug Point
After realizing the area had no MLK day celebrations, a new neighbor starts her own in Manzanita
Girls basketball: North Marion tops Seaside, 42-21

Gazette

Southern Exposure: A lasting friendship, an enduring philosophy
In the words of the Preliminists, ‘Practice makes practice’
Coast Guard rescues man stranded at Hug Point
Man hoisted to safety
After realizing the area had no MLK day celebrations, a new neighbor starts her own in Manzanita
Lost hiker brought to safety in Cannon Beach
Looking back on an exceptional year in wine