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A bill to ban drilling off the Oregon Coast is headed to the desk of Gov. Kate Brown, after passing the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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Tour operators barred from Pier 1 because they do not have deals with cruise ships will now be able to drop off passengers if they pay an annual $100 fee.

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Last week, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. Little did we know then how much the internet would affect retailing, banking and communications. We can publish news 24/7,…

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A Naselle, Washington, woman has filed a $4.6 million lawsuit against Columbia Memorial Hospital, alleging the hospital failed to perform an MRI before she suffered a stroke that left her seve…

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WARRENTON — Hundreds of people packed the Warrenton High School gymnasium and John Mattila Field on Sunday for a memorial for Timothy Pior, a freshman who many described as a lover of life and…

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SALEM — Oregon is earthquake country, and students across the state practice duck-and-cover drills just the same as they practice fire evacuations, learning to protect themselves in a damaging quake.

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A Fern Hill man was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for attempting to murder a Westport woman in her house with a chainsaw.

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The Port of Astoria Commission will likely decide Tuesday whether to charge oceangoing commercial ships over 250 feet passing along the Columbia River a $300 fee to help maintain Pier 1.

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WARRENTON — Plans by police to develop a consistent strategy for dealing with a more visible homeless population are on hold for now.

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SALEM — More than a year after sexual harassment at the Capitol came into public view, state Senate President Peter Courtney publicly apologized to victims in an emotional floor session Thursday.

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The Sunday auditions for the Peninsula Players’ summer musical “Mary Poppins” have been canceled because of the death of Timothy Pior, who was involved with the troupe.

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The Astoria School District, facing many students out sick with flu-like symptoms at John Jacob Astor Elementary School, will begin deep cleaning buildings this weekend.

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SALEM — A proposed ban on clearcutting, pesticide-spraying, road-building and fertilizing in Oregon’s forested watersheds is raising fears of severe disruptions to timber production.