In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, all federal, state, county and city offices and services, including Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart, Seaside and Cannon Beach city halls, are closed. All U.S. post offices are closed, and there is no mail delivery.
SALEM — Democrats in the state Legislature pushed through a gun control bill Thursday after they sacrificed a more sweeping one — to the ire of student activists — in a deal with minority Repu…
The Oregon Senate suspended its rules on Thursday to rush a vote on Democratic leaders’ plan to rein in public employers’ rapidly increasing pension costs.
The state House on Thursday passed sweeping changes to sentencing rules for juvenile offenders, a dramatic shift to tough-on-crime guidelines voters approved 25 years ago.
- Authorities investigate suicide on Astoria Bridge
- Chinook Nation buys an Oregon foothold
- Jewell School Board bars Hunsaker from representing district
- Eagle country: Ranchers blame eagles for livestock deaths in Brownsmead
- Former Port of Astoria second-in-command blasts executive director
- Music store closes downtown, hopes to relocate
- Two arrested on drug charges in Warrenton
- In Salem, lawmakers eye an unexpected windfall
- Woman guilty in Newport man's murder
- Activists gather in Astoria for abortion rights
The former second-in-command at the Port of Astoria described Jim Knight, the Port’s executive director, as incompetent, dishonest and incapable of managing the agency.
A county commissioner chided the CEO of Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. for putting the crisis respite center in Warrenton up for sale and withdrawing from a board that governs the facility.
The often-controversial topic of 911 consolidation could land in front of Clatsop County leaders this year.
An error in the software used to count votes caused more than 200 test ballots to initially be included in the results of Tuesday’s election.
Astoria police are seeking information about an assault on a homeless man Thursday night.
Saddle Mountain State Natural Area will be closed next week so crews can remove a dilapidated garage, clear debris and take care of maintenance at the park.
The State Marine Board will hold a one-day class for people seeking an Oregon boater education card.
KNAPPA — The Knappa Water Association is flushing mains from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A jury on Thursday unanimously found Adeena Copell guilty of the 2016 murder of a Newport man by aiding and abetting her boyfriend, Christian Wilkins, with the crime.
Despite having two candidates lined up for community development director and an offer on the table, Astoria is once again searching for someone to fill the job.
A Warrenton man jumped off the Astoria Bridge on Thursday morning.
Jewell School’s award-winning band will be featured on KPTV Fox 12’s segment “Surprise Squad” throughout Thursday.
Several dead lambs found this spring
A mural planned for Astoria’s 13th Street Alley received final approval Tuesday night.
Amid missed booking deadlines, fundraising woes and concerns that the 17-year-old Astoria Music Festival was in jeopardy, the show will go on.
Heidi Wintermute, a school psychologist, defeated incumbent David Oser, a retired chief financial officer from regional lender Craft3, in the race Tuesday for Position 2 on the Astoria School Board.
Incumbent Tracy MacDonald, a retired emergency responder, fended off a challenge Tuesday from Larry Taylor, a retired technology worker and former chairman of the Clatsop County Democrats, in …
Commissioner Bill Hunsinger, who emerged as the primary critic of the Port of Astoria’s leadership and financial management, lost his reelection bid on Tuesday to challenger Scott McClaine, a …
Challenger Sara Meyer defeated incumbent Andrea Mazzarella on Tuesday in the race for Zone 2, Position 2 on the Clatsop Community College Board covering Astoria and outlying neighborhoods.
Prosecutors trying to convict Adeena Copell in the murder of a Newport man in 2016 closed their arguments Tuesday, describing her actions in tandem with her boyfriend, Christian Wilkins, who p…
JEWELL — The Jewell School Board on Monday stripped Superintendent Alice Hunsaker of the right to represent the school district after an investigation found she served without an administrator…
Demonstrations held across the country
A contractor working for the Oregon Department of Transportation will be removing and replacing the traffic separator island on Roosevelt Drive (U.S. Highway) 101 between 10th Avenue and 12th …
Thiel’s Music Center, a staple in downtown Astoria since 1974, has closed its Commercial Street store but hopes to reopen at a different location this summer.
SEASIDE — Hermenegildo Ochoa, a Latino business advisor with Clatsop Community College, remembers managing more than 30 branches of the Bank of Mexico. But he also remembers the cartels, viole…
ELSIE — The log has been blessed. Now home goals can (hopefully) commence.
CANNON BEACH — The Coast Guard rescued two tourists stranded Sunday by a high tide on the south side of Indian Beach in Ecola State Park.
SALEM — Last week, about 100 people stood in front of the Capitol in the rain for a rally about vaccines.
SALEM — Oregon’s carbon cap-and-trade proposal passed out of its legislative committee on a party-line vote Friday, setting it up as the next landmark piece of legislation to pass in the 2019 …
SALEM — Oregon has come into an unexpected windfall, and now it’s up to lawmakers to figure out what to do with it.
Sen. Merkley to hold town hall meeting in Astoria on Saturday
As of Friday afternoon, nobody had announced their candidacy for the Clatsop Community College Board positions representing Warrenton and South County, leaving the spots likely be chosen by ap…
The defense attorney for Adeena Copell, the woman accused of helping her boyfriend kill a Newport man, painted her on Friday as a victim trapped between the killing of a friend and the love fo…
Tribe has plans for property along Tansy Creek
Two Warrenton residents could face multiple charges after a yearlong investigation into possible drug-related activities at their house ended with arrests Thursday.
Critics and proponents agree that recently passed legislation intended to shield Oregon from federal “rollbacks” of environmental regulations is meant to send a message.
Sooner or later, the offshore Cascadia fault zone is going to unleash a monster earthquake and tsunami. When that day comes, you hope that coastal schools, fire stations and hospitals are loca…
SALEM — Oregon’s pipes, roads, bridges and other structures for moving around the state and to get power and water need significant work, civil engineers say.
WARRENTON — A 15-lot subdivision planned near Clear Lake faces a challenge.
SALEM — Oregon wildlife officials are backing a proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states.
SALEM — Oregonians are in line for a big personal income tax credit, in the form of a unique “kicker” rebate, when they file their taxes in 2020.