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The Latest: Experts say escape tough for captive children
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The Latest: Experts say escape tough for captive children
Psychiatrists are not surprised it took years for a 17-year-old California girl to escape the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children

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Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award
Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award
Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award
Democrat's upset in Wisconsin race sparks hope elsewhere
Democrat's upset in Wisconsin race sparks hope elsewhere
A surprising Democratic upset in a conservative Wisconsin Senate district where voters overwhelmingly supported President Donald Trump just 14 months ago has raised liberal hopes of more election success coming this fall
TCU guard Fisher has another knee injury, may miss season
TCU guard Fisher has another knee injury, may miss season
Point guard Jaylen Fisher could miss the rest of the season for No. 24 TCU after injuring his right knee
Student's videos containing racial slurs quickly condemned
A University of Alabama student repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, prompting immediate condemnation from school officials and her apparent expulsion
WH claiming sweeping 'executive privilege' in Russia probes
WH claiming sweeping 'executive privilege' in Russia probes
President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege in the Trump-Russia probe that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.
Procession, memorial honors slain Washington state deputy
Procession, memorial honors slain Washington state deputy
Crowds lined streets and filled an auditorium to honor a Washington state sheriff's deputy who was killed after responding to a home invasion
At least 10 deaths from snow, ice and record cold in South
At least 10 deaths from snow, ice and record cold in South
At least 10 deaths, including baby in car that plunged off slippery Louisiana road, as ice and snow close highways, schools and government offices around the South amid record-breaking cold snap
Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China
Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China
Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls
Bend driver accused of striking cyclist while intoxicated
Prosecutors say a driver accused of killing a female Bend cyclist had berated other cyclists after she struck the woman
Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup
Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup
Even without many medal prospects, North Korea plans to send a spotlight-stealing delegation to the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000
Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut bring back an estimated $245 billion back to its home country
Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman
Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will be the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, starting next season; three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel
Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman
Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will be the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, starting next season; three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel
Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman
Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will be the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, starting next season; three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel
Memorial Mass held for former Ohio congressman, mayor
Memorial Mass held for former Ohio congressman, mayor
Friends of former Democratic Ohio congressman and Cincinnati Mayor Thomas Luken spoke of his commitment to civil rights and other causes at a memorial Mass for him.
Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria
Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it's crucial for the U.S. to maintain a military presence in Syria to prevent an Islamic State resurgence
AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality
AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fraught relationship with facts marks his presidency
The Latest: Even a weather expert gets a snow day sometimes
The Latest: Even a weather expert gets a snow day sometimes
Even a weather expert gets a snow day sometimes: Atlanta-based meteorologist tests the South's snowy roads and finds them fraught with icy peril
Judge denies request to boost number of Trump voters in jury
Judge denies request to boost number of Trump voters in jury
Judge: Kansas men accused of plotting to bomb apartments housing Somali refugees have no legal basis to request prospective jurors from counties where more residents voted for Trump
Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive
Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive
California lawmaker calls for greater oversight of home schools after 13 malnourished siblings were found captive in a home that doubled as a private school
DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting
DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting
A former photographer at the Energy Department says he lost his job in retaliation for making public photos of a meeting between Secretary Rick Perry and coal baron Bob Murray
Jets fire offensive coordinator John Morton after 1 season
Jets fire offensive coordinator John Morton after 1 season
The New York Jets have fired offensive coordinator John Morton after one season
Award may drop name of author tied to sterilization movement
Award may drop name of author tied to sterilization movement
The Vermont Board of Libraries is recommending changing the name of a children's book award that now honors a prominent Vermont author and activist accused of once supporting sterilizing people with severe mental and physical disabilities
Steelers part ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley
Steelers part ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley
Todd Haley spent six seasons helping turn the Pittsburgh Steelers offense into one of the most dynamic in the NFL but it wasn't enough for the offensive coordinator to keep his job
Oregon joins challenge of net neutrality repeal
Oregon joins challenge of net neutrality repeal
Oregon is one of 21 states challenging FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality.

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News

Woman arrested after allgededly stabbing her partner in Seaside
Police seek more information
Coast Guard rescues three fishermen near Ecola State Park
Men were fishing at tide pools
Flood warning Thursday in Seaside
Man robbed at gunpoint in Astoria
Brownson holds meet and greet

Obituaries

Obituary: Harry V. Freeman

Luning, Nevada

Jan. 8, 1938 — Dec. 17, 2017

Harry was born in Astoria, Oregon, on Jan. 8, 1938, to Harry Grant Freeman...

Obituary: William James (Bill) Dahl

Astoria

June 27, 1946 ­— Jan. 7, 2018

Bill was born June 27, 1946, in Astoria, Oregon, to Alf and Edith Autio Dahl.

Deaths: Jan. 17, 2018
Deaths: Jan. 16, 2018
Deaths: Jan. 15, 2018

Sports

Girls basketball: Rainier ends Warrenton win streak, 40-25
Hansen scores 17 for Columbians
Boys basketball: Close call for Gulls — Seaside holds off Scappoose
Gulls defeat Indians
Girls basketball: Jewell defeats Willamette Valley Christian
Boys basketball: Valley Catholic escapes Astoria with win
Girls basketball: Seaside scores big win over Scappoose

Opinion

Water Under the Bridge: 1968 — Commercial Street a pedestrian mall?
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Guest column: Vacation rentals exacerbate affordable housing and homeless crisis in Clatsop County

On Jan. 24, our county commissioners will vote on a vacation rental ordinance that will allow for unlimited vacation rentals with inadequate...

Editorial cartoon: Steve Bannon
Our View: Bundys belong in federal prison for armed standoffs
Guest column: Dr. King, LBJ gave us hope — Trump gives us hate

Life

Nominations sought for forestry awards

SALEM — In celebration of Arbor Day, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Urban and Community Assistance Program (ODF) and Oregon...

Birth: Jan. 17, 2018
Birth notice
The rich feast of India
In One Ear: Giving an account
In One Ear: Can you hear me now?

Business

Meet the Merchant: Gearhart Crossing
Patti Ann, general manager, Gearhart Crossing
‘Onewheel’ rolls into Long Beach
Local teen inspires bike shop to invest in self-balancing, electric skateboards
Wauna Federal CU honored for helping kids
Business Briefs for January 2018
Pacific County EDC plans public workshops

Capital Bureau

Oregon joins challenge of net neutrality repeal
Oregon is one of 21 states challenging FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality.
101 petitioners float alternative Medicaid funding plan
Legislators propose broadening the tax base to pay for rising Oregon Health Plan costs.
Public may weigh in on freeway tolling
Little chance of false missile alert in Oregon, officials say
Senate president: Fixing education a ‘tall mountain to climb’

Signal

The go-to man for region’s jetties
History and Hops explores the mouth of the Columbia
Dollar General moves ahead in Gearhart
Parking in rear eliminates need for review
Seaside Legion offers assistance to veterans
Parents find a little help from new program
Guest column: Vacation rentals exacerbate affordable housing and homeless crisis in Clatsop County

Gazette

Cannon Beach fire district board debates levy
Board members concerned about ‘tax fatigue’
Encore in Gearhart presents ‘Cartwheels’ benefit
Tumbling for a cause
Guest column: Vacation rentals exacerbate affordable housing and homeless crisis in Clatsop County
Cannon Beach rejects Airbnb tax agreement amid concerns of transparency, auditing
Women’s coastal expo in Seaside