Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum pledged at a Jordan’s Hope for Recovery rally in Astoria on Saturday to continue the state's lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin.
Labor dispute with hospital continues
A federal judge has overturned a 100-acre Oregon logging project because the U.S. Bureau of Land Management didn’t establish buffers around recreational trails or sufficiently evaluate fire risks.
- Port's cruise ship marketer faces ethics violations
- Friends remember former Astoria police chief
- Knappa students struggle on state assessments
- CBD industry sprouts in Clatsop County
- Rep. Mitchell prepares to donate a kidney
- Obituary: Leanne Wheeler Boles
- Deaths: Sept. 17, 2019
- Everyday People: Designer sees potential in 'suspender dress'
- Obituary: David William Phillips
- Deaths: Sept. 19, 2019
Heavy marine contractor J.E. McAmis has landed a $140 million contract from the federal government to repair the South Jetty over the next five years.
Knappa students were half as likely to be on track in English, language arts and math compared with their peers statewide, according to Smarter Balanced assessment results released Thursday.
Surveys tell a story
Gov. Kate Brown will not call a special session to change a controversial bill limiting the state’s death penalty before the law takes effect on Sept. 29.
Multiple teams of earthquake researchers are looking in what may seem like an unlikely place to figure out how strongly the Pacific Northwest shook during great quakes in the past.
Bruce Conner, the cruise ship marketer for the Port of Astoria and the owner of Sundial Travel, used his official position to support his company and failed to properly disclose the conflict o…
Police said three men and one woman with her baby were involved in allegedly setting cardboard on fire after writing on the inside of the bathroom at the East Mooring Basin early Wednesday morning.
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.
SEATTLE — U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the West Coast, from the Canadian border to …
The Port of Astoria Commission is poised to approve a new strategic business plan Oct. 1 before sending it off to the state in the hopes of getting more help fixing crumbling infrastructure.
The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office promoted senior deputy Bruce Scott to sergeant in the criminal division.
A boon from hemp
Astoria will advertise again for a community development director position vacant since 2017.
Clatsop County is accepting applications for representatives on the Elsie-Jewell/Seaside Rural Planning Area Citizen Advisory Committee as part of a 33-month project to update the county’s six…
Imagine what would happen if someone tipped off the police that you possibly committed a felony.
Suraj Bathija and his parents waited patiently in the rain for the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park to open on Tuesday morning. They didn’t have to be there for hours, but in their exc…
The Oregon Department of Forestry has announced the end of the fire season.
SALEM — Oregon mortuaries and crematories are supposed to be inspected by state regulators at least every two years.
Cathy Markin is a lung doctor at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland. In 2011, she had a 42-year-old patient who came to her with serious breathing problems. She had suffered from a cou…
Oregon officials have voted to ban the trapping of the rare Humboldt marten along the southern coast.
A bus carrying 46 U.S. Army National Guard members crashed in Manzanita on Monday morning on U.S. Highway 101.
When Tiffiny Mitchell was in her late 20s, a close friend needed a kidney transplant, but she wasn’t a match.
Former Astoria Police Chief Rob Deu Pree lost his 10-year battle with cancer last week.
A homeless man was reportedly assaulted early Saturday morning on the Astoria Riverwalk behind Safeway.
A man was struck by a vehicle Friday night between the 700 and 800 block of Marine Drive in Astoria.
Oregon Sea Grant raises awareness
When Becky Tonkin was a little girl, she wanted to grow up and be an artist. But when she decided to take the leap and open her own business selling her designs, she was scared. Really scared.
Oregon’s public records advocate on Friday urged her role be made explicitly independent from the governor’s office, following allegations attorneys for Gov. Kate Brown attempted to unduly inf…
An association representing oceangoing ships is suing the Port of Astoria over its $300 fee for pier maintenance.
Wrong title; wrong date
WARRENTON — City planning commissioners balked Thursday at some of the housing code changes proposed by city staff and a state consultant to increase housing density and options.
Clatsop Community Action is seeking candidates for executive director.
Public health advisories were lifted Friday for contact with ocean water at Beverly Beach, Agate Beach and Seal Rock State Park Beach in Lincoln County, as well as Neskowin Beach and Rockaway …
Two Portland doctors say vaping marijuana oils likely led to the death of the Oregon patient they tried to save earlier this summer — one of six deaths nationwide now attributed to e-cigarettes.
PORTLAND — Oregon marijuana retailers on Thursday began removing vaping products from their shelves and offering returns on previously purchased vape pens amid a nationwide scare over severe l…
Cowlitz County officials sent a letter Wednesday affirming their decision to approve permits for what would be the nation’s largest natural gas-to-methanol refinery.
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to repeal an Obama-era water protections rule.
New research at Portland State University says climate change is decreasing the amount of snow in the Pacific Northwest. And that has implications for water resources in the region.
Long before Alexa invaded homes, a likable robot yearning for human input arrived at a remote Victorian-era farmhouse in Astoria and was adopted by an animal-loving Ally Sheedy. The robot chan…
NASELLE, Wash. — At the foot of the door in a Naselle-Grays River Valley classroom lies a white piece of paper taped to the speckled tile floor. The teacher calls this her Chinese mat. Printed…
Clatsop County is moving to license and inspect retail tobacco sellers, as well as ban flavored tobacco, which is favored by teenagers.
The Astoria branch of the American Association of University Women will hold a panel presentation on the importance of the sciences to women and girls.
The Astoria Library will close on Monday for system maintenance in preparation for sharing library catalogs with Seaside and Warrenton.