Brown was the chief deputy for 15 years
After more than a year without a community development director, Astoria is turning to a recruiter to find candidates as permit requests remain high and major projects and complex discussions …
Federal workers who live in Astoria and are not receiving paychecks during the government shutdown will get a break on their water and sewer bills.
Point of View:
- KKK flyers pop up in downtown Astoria
- Obituary: Blair Dylana Hernandez
- Jellyfish show up by the hundreds on the North Coast
- Local manufacturer Lektro sold to Chicago company
- Astoria Co-op breaks ground in Mill Pond
- Food pantry for government workers serves more than 1,300
- Obituary: John Pierce Christie
- Seaside will pursue annexation
- Port of Astoria sees big economic impact at airport
- Death: Jan. 17, 2019
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Police are investigating a spate of flyers recruiting for the Ku Klux Klan that were anonymously posted around downtown Astoria late last week.
Oregon’s bottle deposit system is recycling more containers than ever before despite major disruptions in global recycling markets.
In his Portland home, Austin Meyers stood in front of his gun safe showing how he stores his ammo, his pistols and his rifle.
SURFSIDE, Wash. — Marjorie Williams, the tiny, pistol-packing 83-year-old process server who died in January, was known for her loyalty, her quick wits and the legendary grit that, on one occa…
Park near Warrenton remains relatively pristine despite shutdown
Warnings about Oregon’s public pension system have been relentlessly consistent for nearly two decades. But a deficit of roughly $26 billion, seesawing financial markets and years of political…
A coastal flood advisory remains in effect for the North Coast and southwest Washington until 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Researchers at Oregon State University have found a new explanation as to why foreshocks often precede large earthquakes.
Kathleen Macdonald, right, an activist with Indivisible North Coast Oregon, made two large flags to guide hundreds of people on the third-annual Women’s March through downtown Astoria on Satur…
Help during economic limbo
It was a footnote to the sermon’s overall message of justice, but Rebecca Patterson, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Astoria, couldn’t help pointing out that the text included one o…
LONG BEACH, Wash. — A woman died Friday in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 101 in Pacific County, and a man was injured in a separate accident. Both involved semitractor trucks used for hau…
The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training will graduate its 112th Basic Telecommunications Class on Friday, including Jessica Fruehling of the Astoria Police Department.
Clatsop County is asking residents to take an online survey to better understand the needs of the homeless.
New state Rep. Tiffiny Mitchell will serve on the House committees on health care, human services and housing.
SEASIDE — The Seaside School Board seeks candidates for a vacancy left by the resignation of local hotelier Patrick Nofield.
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 f…
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…
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.
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.
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.
Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria has hired Judy Geiger as vice president of patient care services, the top administrative nursing position.
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.
The Sunset Empire Transportation District Board is seeking volunteers for its budget committee.
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 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.