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WARRENTON — Realtors from Totem Properties presented Helping Hands Reentry Outreach and Clatsop Animal Assistance with donations of $3,300 each on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29. Pictured, from left,…

One hundred years ago today, on Dec. 8, 1922, a fire broke out in Astoria. On Dec. 9, The Morning Oregonian printed the observations of C.C. Pelton, of Vancouver, Washington, who was staying a…

On Nov. 4, 1875, one of the worst shipwrecks in Pacific Northwest history occurred when the side-wheel steamer Pacific had what seemed to be a minor collision with the Orpheus near Cape Flatte…

Well, the news is out that the Goonies house has been sold to an anonymous buyer. King5.com posted an exchange about the buyer.

"Būsu is a small, but popular Japanese restaurant (at 275 11th St.) in Astoria with nearly a perfect 5-star rating on Google," Jeff Platt at GoFundMe wrote.

"To all you Clark Griswolds (from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation") out there, we know you love decorating for Christmas, but this is a step too far! This buck got a head start on decki…

Here we go again, D.B. Cooper fans. There's a new documentary out, called "I am DB Cooper." Here's the synopsis:

A 28-year-old passenger aboard the Carnival Valor cruise ship, James Grimes, had a good deal to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day, the Independent.co.uk reports. He fell overboard, and spent…

Despite the devastation wrought by the Friday, Dec. 8, 1922 fire, quotes given to The Morning Oregonian on Dec. 9 were nothing but optimistic.

Clatsop Animal Assistance’s in-person holiday party and fundraiser is back, and takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fort George Lovell Showroom, 1483 Duane St. The event includes…

Santa Claus Keith McDonley, also known as the Oregon City Santa for the past year and formerly known as the Milwaukie Santa for the previous decade, is coming to Video Horizons, 1156 Duane St.…

Columbia Memorial Hospital has welcomed Dave Cantrell, a certified physician assistant, as a new full-time provider in the Columbia Memorial Hospital — Oregon Health and Science University Hea…

Columbia Memorial Hospital has welcomed Robert Andres, M.D., Ph.D., as a full-time general surgeon in the Columbia Memorial Hospital — Oregon Health and Science University Health General Surge…

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas, is offering another bit of Titanic memorabilia up for auction this Thursday: A letter from Alfred G. Rowe, mailed from the ship. The bidding starts at $25,000.

"Born in Portland, Michael George deWaide (1943-2022) made Astoria his home for nearly half a century," his son, Damon Dewaide wrote.

The Daily Morning Astorian, Dec. 1, 1885, included "As others see us," a description of Astoria by M.D. Egbert, editor of the Walla Walla Journal:

Josh McInnes, administrator of the Facebook page Oregon Coast Killer Whale Sightings, posted this local sighting : "On Nov. 23, several reports came in of a group of killer whales sighted in t…

Astorian and marine journalist Peter Marsh sent the Ear an interesting BBC tidbit about Viking runes in Heavener, Oklahoma. Oklahoma historian Eric Standridge said it's thought that the site w…

The Dec. 2, 1890 edition of The Daily Morning Astorian mentions a "grateful recognition banquet" of "supper, speeches, toasts" that was given by Astoria's elites to welcome the arrival of Elbe…

The British barque Carmarthen Castle, heading from Wilmington, California, to Portland, wrecked on Dec. 2, 1886 in Nestucca Bay on the Oregon Coast, 40 miles below the entrance of the Columbia…

Fowl rerun: Astorian Dave Nelson came into the newspaper office this week. "I saw a little girl carrying a chicken on her bike the other day," he told the Ear. He was still laughing. His photo…

The Oregon State Parks sale on a 12-month parking permit for $25, instead of $30, runs through Dec. 31. The pass is good for a year, starting in the month of purchase. Passes can be bought onl…

The Harbor Toy Drive is accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for local children and new adult self-care items this holiday season through Dec. 12. There are several drop off locations in…

SEASIDE — The public is invited to attend a Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 First Ave. The event is sponsored by the Seasi…

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) has announced that the Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA Resort Campground has earned the 2022 KOA President's Award, which was presented Nov. 16 at KOA's annual …

SEASIDE — The Seaside Aquarium is holding its annual food drive, "Feed the Seals, Feed the Community." Now through New Year's Day, two cans of food per person gains admission into the aquarium.

For many Oregonians, feeding the Roosevelt elk at Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area has become an annual tradition to welcome the winter season. And rightfully so.

The fourth Thursday in November 1789 was the first federally declared day of thanksgiving. So, what were Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and the Corps of Discovery doing Nov. 28, 1805 when the…

Peptic rerun: "Every so often, here at the Reference Desk of the Oregon State Archives, we receive requests that include (verifying) odd bits of family lore …," the archive posted on Facebook.

Here's a little something for the talented photographers on the North Coast to be grateful for: An opportunity to be selected to show their work in the annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contes…

Was wild turkey served at the first Thanksgiving at the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts in 1621?

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