SEATTLE — Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest’s resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a new and more surprising culprit: pink salmon.
A coastal flood advisory has been issued from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday for the North Coast and southwest Washington.
A larger store for the natural foods grocery
Establishing a beach and trail ambassador program, improving signs and starting a new message campaign about protecting natural resources are some of the ideas tourism leaders are proposing to…
- Investigation into Clatsop County mental health director involved on-call duty
- Hammond fisherman sentenced in sex abuse case
- Coast Guard misses first paycheck amid shutdown
- Jellyfish show up by the hundreds on the North Coast
- Obituary: John Pierce Christie
- Obituary: Ian Scot Monroe
- Search suspended for missing teenager on Columbia River
- Executive director returns to Clatsop County mental health agency
- Seaside will pursue annexation
- Grocery Outlet challenges Seaside planning decision
SEAVIEW — There is a tiny walker in Casey and Jeff Harrell’s living room. It’s an unwanted but constant presence in their lives, which makes it a pretty good metaphor for their daughter’s illness.
The Sunset Empire Transportation District is missing more than half of its operational funding because of the government shutdown and could soon have to look at cutbacks.
SALEM — Oregon and Washington state are still figuring out what to do with gillnets on the Columbia River.
Closures for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
A Hammond fisherman pleaded no contest Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of interfering with a witness in a sex abuse case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving to protect the U.S. from advanced missile threats from China and Russia, President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out plans for a new array of space-based sensors and o…
About half the salmon swimming up the Columbia River come from hatcheries — most of which are raised to be caught by fishermen. The rest are wild. And many of those salmon are protected under …
Solar panels will help power the Judge Guy Boyington Building in downtown Astoria.
Two people are in custody after allegedly leading police on a motorcycle chase in Warrenton on Wednesday night.
The state Department of Environmental Quality has issued a $6,000 penalty to the estate of late hotelier and developer Robert “Jake” Jacob over an oil spill near the Cannery Pier Hotel.
Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria has hired Judy Geiger as vice president of patient care services, the top administrative nursing position.
The Port of Astoria hopes the Astoria Regional Airport’s connection to the military and Columbia River commerce will help the aging airfield get a higher priority with the state.
A strange glaze on the beach
SEASIDE — Seaside will pursue annexation of 45 tax lots in the southern part of town, including county land on the east and west sides of U.S. Highway 101.
The Sunset Empire Transportation District Board is seeking volunteers for its budget committee.
The list of organizations and businesses supporting the Coast Guard and other furloughed or unpaid federal workers during the government shutdown is quickly growing.
The Port of Astoria has dropped its lawsuit against Brad Smithart over unpaid rent and revenue at the Astoria Riverwalk Inn.
A high surf warning is in effect from 10 a.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.
SALEM — Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key n…
SEASIDE — In December, the Seaside Planning Commission told developers they could go ahead with plans to acquire a U.S. Highway 101 property for a Grocery Outlet — with a few conditions.
Clatsop Community College can realistically only raise $4 million of the $14 million it had hoped to gather to help pay for a new maritime sciences center.
A six-month moratorium on new connections
The Columbia-Pacific Coordinated Care Organization will be in Seaside Jan. 30 to seek public input on how to guide its implementation of the Oregon Health Plan.
Astoria City Councilor Tom Brownson is holding a “Meet Your Councilor” event at 9 a.m. Saturday at 3 Cups Coffee House, 279 W. Marine Drive.
Point of View: 2019
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is looking for any information regarding Alexus Roberts, a 17-year-old from Tillamook who has been missing for a year.
Clatsop County’s Building Codes Division is hosting a contractor stakeholder meeting on Thursday.
The partial government shutdown is elevating the threat of wildfires in the West. That’s the contention of a dozen Democratic U.S. senators, including Oregon’s Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and W…
In one of her last legislative actions before retiring, state Rep. Deborah Boone recommended a bill that would tighten requirements for public records requests.
The internal investigation of Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare’s executive director involved her on-call responsibility at the crisis respite center in Warrenton.
Families start to feel the strain
Andrew Harry Culver Brown was arraigned in Circuit Court on Monday for two counts of unlawful sexual penetration, one count of assault in the fourth degree and one count of strangulation for a…
North Coast residents are invited to the North Coast Tourism Studio’s Community Kickoff event.
A new calf has been born to the critically endangered southern resident killer whales, researchers confirmed.
Gov. Kate Brown supports a bill that would limit how much Oregon landlords could increase rents and eliminate no-cause evictions of long-term tenants.
A little over a year ago, the ports of Astoria and Ilwaco signed the first-ever intergovernmental agreement across the Columbia River to dredge the Port’s West Mooring Basin and open 35 slips …
State often deals with rockfalls and slides
Amy Baker has returned as executive director of Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare after the mental health agency’s board completed an investigation into her conduct.
The Astoria Moose Lodge is offering a “Come support Our Coast Guard Community” benefit for employees affected by the federal government shutdown from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. All proceeds support …
Bethany area man was duck hunting with his father Saturday
Last year, Sid Deluca encountered something he hadn’t previously imagined in his five years of involvement with Astoria art shows.