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The Lower Columbia Danish Society meets virtually via Zoom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec 2. The public is welcome.

Now through Dec. 17, Windermere Real Estate brokers are collecting winter necessities for community members in need during Windermere's annual Share the Warmth campaign.

Astoria photographer Roger Dorband was featured in the University of Oregon magazine Oregon Quarterly for donating photographs from two book collaborations with the late award-winning author a…

So, what were the members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition up to on Nov. 25, 1805?

In 2013, the Today Show featured a story noting that an original copy of the proclamation that President George Washington signed on Oct. 3, 1789, declaring Nov. 26 the first national day of T…

Fun rerun: Well, here's a new hobby for you: Magnet fishing. But hopefully you won’t catch anything as scary as Longview, Washington, resident Jeremy Girard did, in Lake Sacajawea on Oct. 28 —…

• Deck the Halls: First off, a plea from Ten Fifteen Productions: "We need your help! Do you have extra holiday decorations collecting dust? We'd love to take them off your hands!

When Mark Zuckerberg, via video, announced with annoying seriousness about people connecting through virtual reality in his Metaverse, and introduced the new logo, the internet went wild.

Worth a rerun for turkey day: A cautionary tale for all and sundry who tend to overeat at the Thanksgiving dinner table (the Ear pleads guilty as charged): According to a story on the Oregon S…

"My brother, Curtis Fairless, was a Marine and a soldier in the Army National Guard," Angela Fairless wrote. "On his first tour of war the only thing he brought back was some metal shrapnel.

Astronomy fans, take note: A partial lunar eclipse will be visible tonight, beginning at 10:02:09 p.m. with the penumbral eclipse, according to TimeAndDate.com. The partial eclipse starts at 1…

On Nov. 4, this column ran a story about a 50-pound olive ridley sea turtle that was discovered on the beach about a mile north of the Peter Iredale shipwreck in Hammond. "Found him buried, ab…

Project CETI (Cetacean Translation Initiative) has taken on an intriguing task, starting in 2020: Learning how to talk to whales, the Daily Mail reports.

Fun rerun: Remember Dell Schanze, who, in 2011, paraglided off the Astoria Column and into an arrest by Astoria police, after posting the stunt on YouTube? You can see him in action at tiny.cc…

Ben Grannis is on a very ambitious bike ride to raise funds and awareness for student-led TextLess Live More and its campaign to end distracted driving, inspired by a cyclist, 18-year-old Merr…

A story about a whopper of an Astoria winter storm made news in the Nov. 18, 1871, edition of the Daily Alta California:

PHILIPPINE SEA — Conner Long, a U.S. Navy aviation structural mechanic fireman and native of Astoria, coordinates maintenance on an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, assigned to the ‘Black Eagles’ of Car…

Astoria FFA placed fourth in the Northwest District Agricultural Sales Career Development event. Teams are provided an example product, product information and customer profiles at the start o…

KMUN has participated in Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement, since 2014, by giving back to local nonprofits. This year, Giving Tuesday is Nov. 30.

While researching a shipwreck, the following popped up in a September 1883 edition of The Daily Astorian: "Gossip About the Astor Family Name."

"On Friday evening, Oct. 29, around 7:10 to 7:15 p.m., I was out raking leaves off the driveway in the dark," Wallace Hummasti wrote, "when I saw a very bright meteor-like object descending to…

As if cruise ships weren't gargantuan enough already, Royal Caribbean just took delivery of what is now the world's largest cruise ship, Wonders of the Sea (pictured, courtesy of Royal Caribbean).

In The Daily Astorian, Nov. 12, 1884, an age-old lament, "Concerning the boys," by T. T. Caraniss, hoping to "remedy the evil":

Robert Dziak, a scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, who is based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, has w…

Fun rerun: The internet music sensation "Gangnam Style" by Korean rapper Psy, real name Park Jae-Sang — with more than 150 million views on YouTube — has sent the University of Oregon Duck, pi…

The Oregon State University Extension Service, in partnership with Consejo Hispano, is holding a communitywide resource fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia River Maritime Muse…

SEASIDE — The Seaside Elks Lodge, 324 Avenue A, is holding a Veterans Night on Saturday. The community is welcome to attend.

Tongue Point Job Corps Center is embarking on a new service project to reduce homelessness in the community by collecting coats, blankets, socks, hats and food for Filling Empty Bellies.

Lily Randall, a freshman at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, was the 2020-2021 STAR Scholarship recipient from the PEO Chapter FE of Astoria.

As artist Penny Treat put the finishing touches on a brightly colored folded heron, her hands trembled. The clear fishing line she used to secure beads above the printed art piece had become m…

CATHLAMET, Wash. — A Chinook tribal heritage sign dedication takes place at noon Saturday at the Cathlamet Elochoman Marina, 500 Second St.

The Astoria Lions Club and the Astoria Art Loft are partners and collaborators for the 2021/2022 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. This year's theme is "We Are All Connected.”

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