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WARRENTON — The Planning Commission has unanimously recommended approval of a conditional use permit for a 70-bed dormitory near Hammond for Pacific Seafood workers.

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The Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Association has received a $20,000 grant from the state Heritage Commission to help with construction of the Astoria Nordic Heritage Park.

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WARRENTON — Already one of the 15 largest cities in Oregon by area at more than 17 square miles, Warrenton sends about one-third of the water it treats to customers outside city limits, mostly…

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PORTLAND — Jordan Schnitzer is launching another push to convert north Portland’s never-used Wapato Jail into a homeless shelter, a reversal from his October announcement that the demolition o…

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Synthetic fibers that make up much of modern clothing are making their way into the stomachs of razor clams and oysters, according to a new study from researchers at Portland State University.

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SALEM — After revealing last month that it will take $4 billion to improve the state’s ability to respond to catastrophic wildfires, Gov. Kate Brown’s Council on Wildfire Response on Tuesday r…

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Astoria City Councilor Tom Brownson is holding a "Meet Your Councilor" event at 9 a.m. on Saturday at 3 Cups Coffee, 279 W. Marine Drive.

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Several businesses reported a man named "Matt" representing himself as an employee of The Astorian sought to collect money for a classified help wanted ad and a Clatsop County Relocation Guide ad.

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If you ask American consumers whether fresh or previously frozen seafood tastes better, you are bound to get “fresh” as the answer. But blind taste tests conducted by Oregon State University f…

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The spacious corner suite of the Norblad Building has gone through several iterations since 1923, from a bank branch and a cooperative grocery to a nonprofit thrift store to the site of a prop…

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RAYMOND, Wash. — Jerry Bowman begins each tour by eagerly creating a perspective for what life was like in the late 1800s. He draws visitors into the time period with the infectious manner in …

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The estate of the late Robert “Jake” Jacob has donated $25,000 to Columbia Riverkeeper, a nonprofit that protects and restores the Columbia River.

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A group of retired foresters backed by the timber industry filed three initiative petitions this week looking to counter what they say are “radical anti-forestry ballot initiatives being pursu…

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SALEM — Tucked away inside a vault within the Oregon Department of State Lands sits several safes.

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LONGVIEW, Wash. — Cowlitz County officials blasted the state Department of Ecology for holding the proposed $2 billion Kalama methanol refinery to a higher standard than other projects and for…

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The Astoria City Council narrowly approved the sale of two platted piers in the Mill Pond Village neighborhood to developer John Dulcich, emphasizing property tax revenue over the views of neighbors.

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Reveille Ciderworks is pausing development of a new taproom and theater as it expands its wholesale business with the help of a state grant and a new distribution agreement with Fort George Brewery.