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For the flocks of North Coast bird lovers: A woman's property in Tehachapi, California, was recently besieged by a pack of 15 enormous (10-foot wingspan) endangered California condors, Smithso…

"Last week our staff naturalist Jenny W. found this stunning juvenile giant Pacific octopus in the tide pools at Haystack Rock and notified Education Coordinator Lisa Habecker," the Haystack R…

A disappointment is in store for "The Goonies" fans: The TV series about three student filmmakers trying to produce a faithful shot-for-shot redo of the beloved 1985 movie, which was under ser…

In Bigfoot news, Oregonian Mike Bodewitz, of Springfield, has published four short videos on TikTok of the critters, who are quietly watching him through the bushes out in the woods (tiktok.co…

TheTravel.com had some flattering, albeit rather puzzling, things to say about Astoria in its "These U.S. Movie Filming Locations Are Just As Amazing In Person As They Are On Screen" story.

The Warrenton Spring Cleanup is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Astoria Transfer Station, 1790 Williamsport Road.

As part of the company's commitment to supporting its communities, PacifiCorp Foundation, a nonprofit arm of Pacific Power, is donating more than $525,000 across the six states it serves.

WARRENTON — Warrenton High School student Samuel Irwin has been selected to receive the L.R. Hitchman Family Achievement Award for 2021.

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Hampton Lumber in Warrenton donated lumber to the Charlene Larsen Center for the Performing Arts to help complete repairs to an east-facing wall and floor that had sustained large amounts of w…

A letter to the Oregon Historical Society, dated June 7, 1979, recently rediscovered in the Oregon State Archives, concerns Oregon U.S. Sen. Edward Baker (pictured), the only member of Congres…

Melancholy rerun: This is a little late for the anniversary of the Titanic sinking on April 15, but the Ear just found this little nugget: Did you know there was a message in a bottle sent fro…

Whaling took place all over the world. But the North Coast has a little-known history of being home to one of the last commercial whaling enterprises in the U.S.

WARRENTON — A free good condition clothes bank, for children in sixth grade to infants, is being offered from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at Warrenton First B…

The Astoria Lions Club and the Astoria Art Loft are partnering again to host young artists in creating peace-themed posters for submission to the Lions Club International 2021 to 2022 Peace Po…

Bill Nix of Underwood, Washington, wrote in about the fate of the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), which has been docked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, sin…

The Daily Morning Astorian, in late April 1885, provided another glimpse of Capt. George Flavel's life, not just as a Columbia River bar pilot par excellence, but as a man of varied interests,…

"I just knew the last time we went to this old park there had to be other old items there to be found," Don Kelly posted on the Northwest Artifact Recovery Team Facebook page (https://bit.ly/N…

On the subject of coins and history … the copper prototype of the first silver dollar, the "No Stars Flowing Hair Dollar" pattern, struck by the U.S. Mint in 1794, was sold by Heritage Auction…

"On Thursday, April 22, at about 10 a.m., a domestic rabbit was located in the yard of a homeowner near Third Street and Niagara Avenue in Astoria," the Astoria Police Department posted on its…

Some tidbits from the May 6, 1885, and 1887 editions of The Daily Morning Astorian:

When a dog gets lost, in many cases he or she can be reunited with their owner if the dog was microchipped or tagged with the owner's information. But what about dogs that haven't been chipped…

Fun rerun: DaNita Maunu and her husband, Aaron, of the Vancouver, Washington, area, came to the beach for a visit on Sunday. As they were coming off the New Youngs Bay Bridge and heading into …

The Sunset Empire Transportation District has a new goal of more public engagement, input and participation at its board meetings, committee meetings and during other projects. The monthly boa…

The following students have qualified for the honor roll by earning a 3.5 grade point average or higher at school.

TLC, a division of Fibre Federal Credit Union, is delivering teacher appreciation gift baskets, packed with classroom essentials, to schools in several counties in Oregon and Washington state.

SALEM — Valerie Mannix, of Seaside, who attends Clatsop Community College, has been announced as one of 45 community college students selected to this school year’s All-Oregon Academic Team by…

The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival 2021 members of the Astoria Nordic Heritage Park Committee welcomed Bjert the troll to Astoria recently. They helped escort him in a Troll Parade fr…

Most days, you can find Charlotte Bruhn, artist and co-founder of Luminari Arts, surrounded by numerous vibrant artworks and colorful stationery.

The live osprey nest cam in Broadway Park in Seaside, operated by the Necanicum Watershed Council, has been giving bird lovers an up-close-and-personal view of what's been going on in the nest…

Fun rerun: For fans of maritime oddities — An enormous iceberg has parked itself in the North Atlantic off the tiny town of Ferryland, Newfoundland (population of 465, as of 2011), according t…

The steamer Great Republic, with more than 1,000 passengers and crew aboard, ran hard aground on Sand Island off Ilwaco, Washington, while en route from Portland to San Francisco on April 19, 1879.

The wreck of the Great Republic had quite an impact on Astoria, as mentioned in The Daily Astorian on April 29, 1879, 10 days after the ship ran aground on Sand Island (pictured).

"Located south of Grayland, Washington, in the neighborhood of what local people call North Cove, is a vast area of pre-dune land called Washaway Beach," Joe Granger wrote.

In 2015, a large chunk of fiberglass boat arrived on the beach in Waldport, covered with barnacles and containing several live fish swimming about, Q13 Fox News reported. Belated tsunami debris?

Here's an unusual casting call from Weeble Mountain Casting in Portland: "We need people who fit sample size shoes for a photo shoot for CAT Footwear. Pay is $1,200 a day for one day of work i…

The Red Cross continues to urge healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give blood to ensure hospitals can meet patient needs.

On April 17, 146 volunteers brought their families, friends and co-workers to three Clatsop County sites to clean up, plant and rebuild at parks and nonprofits during the 2021 Day of Caring, h…

NASELLE, Wash. — A Vintage Finnish American Folk Festival T-shirt Sale is being held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Naselle Community Center, 14 Parpala Road. Only cash and checks will be…

The Wildlife Center of the North Coast, 89686 state Highway 202, will host its fourth annual Spring Open House and Native Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8.

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