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In the second installment of Daymon Garrett Edward's (pictured, inset) memoir, "Waldorf Hotel" (aka the Merwyn Hotel, which he owned from 1979 to 1980), he talks about starting to fill the roo…

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Don't know how many would think to connect the Oregon Lottery (oregonlottery.org) with karma, but perhaps it's so. At least it's true for Ann Charkowicz and her husband, Brian, of Coos Bay. Sh…

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Always wanted to learn how to cook? Well, now that you're homebound, you certainly have plenty of time to take a crack at it.

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"A Pacific snake eel (Ophichthus triserialis) was found just south of Sunset Beach around 11:30 a.m. March 29," Tiffany Boothe of the Seaside Aquarium wrote. Her photo of the critter — which c…

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"Neal Moore is currently paddling up the Columbia River," Astoria nautical writer and photographer Peter Marsh (sea-to-summit.net) wrote. "He started in Astoria on Feb. 1, and is making his wa…

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Bored out of your wits from self-imposed isolation? Well, here's something to do:

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WARRENTON — Warrenton High School seniors Isabella Morrill and Mara Dowaliby have been selected to receive the 2020 L. R. Hitchman Family Achievement Award, which offers a $1,000 award to defr…

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LONG BEACH, Wash. — Willapa Behavioral Health clinicians are able to deliver telehealth services via voice or video conferencing that requires either a mobile device or personal computer using…

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

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After seeing a CNN news story about neighbors on a cul de sac in California who gather 6 feet apart on mornings, Brenda Penner, center, reached out to her neighbors on Ridge Drive in Astoria. …

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Earlier this week, as I arrived in Chinook after an expedition to the grocery store, I spotted a figure that has become my personal icon. In one hand the pink-bedecked lady trying to cross the…

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"Seventy years ago, Korea found itself in a war against communism," Astorian Bill Sutton wrote. "This year KBS Broadcasting is making a documentary to honor the Republic of Korea (South Korea)…

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"Erick Bengel did a nice feature (bit.ly/NHourcoast) on the release of my brother's two novels, 'I See London, I See France …' and 'Forty Ways to Square a Circle,' which I had just published,"…

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Sean Astin, who played Mikey Walsh in the iconic movie, "The Goonies," posted his audition for the film — a little more than eight minutes of footage — on his Facebook page, fb.me/SeanAstinPub…

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"Astoria is on TV shaking the News," Astoria man-about-town Jeff Daly wrote. "The News Network filmed the story about the 'Astoria Shake,' the safe and socially aware greeting to continue the …

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"So this happened to me tonight at work," Heather Jones posted on Facebook on March 18, showing the photo of the $100 tip she received at Chen's Restaurant in Long Beach, Washington, where she…

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In these dour times, a cuteness overload is in order to brighten your day. With that in mind, the Oregon Zoo has announced the arrival of a fluffy new Humboldt penguin hatchling, pictured cour…

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OK, so you're stuck in your house, and you're getting bored. So here are two online suggestions to keep you occupied until the coronavirus siege is over … and then some.

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TLC, a division of Fibre Federal Credit Union, is stepping up to help ensure children don’t go hungry while schools are closed by pledging to donate up to $55,000. The funds will be disbursed …

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A lengthy March 11 Facebook post by the Newport Oregon Police Department (fb.me/NewportPolice) went viral, probably because it's a gem:

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SEASIDE — On March 14, Seaside Elks Lodge No. 1748 gave out awards and installed new officers. The highest honor a lodge can award, Elk of the Year, was presented to Steve Gleaves. Officer of …

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CANNON BEACH — The Driftwood Restaurant and Lounge recently hosted a Roaring 1920s party on Leap Day Saturday. A donation to the Cannon Beach Food Pantry was required for admission, either in …

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From 1979 to 1980, when he was around 30 years old, Astoria's favorite expatriate, Daymon Garrett Edwards, who now lives in South Korea, owned the the Waldorf Hotel (aka the Merwyn Hotel) on D…

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Did you know today is officially the first day of spring? The vernal equinox is at 8:50 p.m. Pacific time. It's true, as the Farmer's Almanac (farmersalmanac.com) of Lewiston, Maine, and many …

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"Out digging at an old farm, and besides tons of lead and tin we were getting a little worn out," Don Kelly of the Northwest Artifact Recovery Team (fb.me/NorthwestDiggers) noted of a March 11…

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Crindalyn Lyster wrote in about a chance to perk up Violet LaPlante Park, at 45th and Cedar streets in Alderbrook, with the help of the Moda Assist Program and the Trail Blazers basketball team.

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Fun rerun: It's time for a tsunami debris roundup, since the flotsam is landing (or still floating) all over the North Coast, and beyond, after Japan's March 2011 tsunami.

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From The Daily Astorian, March 12, 1879, this intriguing little nugget: "Mr. James Laidlaw became the purchaser of Fisherton."

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"We spent six weeks rescuing one of two young cats dumped at the Sunset U.S. Highway 26 rest stop in August," Rita Smith of the River Song Foundation wrote.

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"At Clay Myers State Natural Area, on Feb. 27, we saw from 100 or so yards away, what looked like a piebald deer — mostly white," Kirby Neumann-Rea, editor of the Hood River News wrote.

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An outraged reader (and regular commenter), CLATSOP, penned a letter to The Daily Astorian editor, "An Existing Evil," about liquor sellers' boats plying the river.

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Fun rerun: Mushroom one-upmanship. "The 14-inch mushroom in last Friday’s paper was impressive," wrote Dane Osis, park ranger at Fort Stevens State Park, "but not quite as gargantuan as the mu…

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