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One Random Act of Kindness Inspires Help for 25 Families

One Random Act of Kindness Inspires Help for 25 Families

A few weeks ago Joelynn Murray crossed the parking lot from her job at Rite Aid in Seaside on her dinner break to go to eat at McDonald’s. On her way she was stopped by a man who asked her for a dollar. She didn’t have a dollar, she only had her debit card on […]

Storm Information Check Route Before Travel

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Storm Information Check Route Before Travel

POWERFUL COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST SUNDAY AND MONDAY… A SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SUNDAY AS A VERY STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A FIRST SHOT OF MODERATE RAIN IS EXPECTED LATER SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY…THEN RAIN WILL INCREASE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH […]

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The Hill Investigation

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The Hill Investigation

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Astoria Police were contacted by a 911 caller. The caller reported that they had located a deceased person in the woods behind Astoria High School. Police arrived and contacted a seventeen-year-old boy and fifteen-year-old girl who said they had discovered a body. They had been in the […]

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Stephanie (Stevie) Peterson FOUND

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Stephanie (Stevie) Peterson FOUND

The family of Stephanie (Stevie) Peterson has reported that she has been found safe and is now home. They wish to express their gratitude to all who participated in looking for Stephanie. On October 25th it was reported that a local family was looking for their daughter who was supposed to be moving to Vancouver, […]

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Family Looking for Stevie Peterson

A local family is looking for their daughter who was supposed to be moving to Vancouver, Washington, but whose belongings were found alongside the highway in Tillamook County.  Vancouver is 87 miles to the northeast of Astoria traveling inland along the Columbia River, Highway 30 to Interstate 5. Tillamook is 65 miles south of Astoria, […]

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Woman Struggles For Community Health Care Reform

By Jan Rahn Faust (This article first appeared in NorthCoastOregon April 1st, 2013. It is being republished at this time at the request of the author so that updates can be added.) I am writing this because the public health has been put at risk as well as my own. I want to educate as […]

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Gun-toting “Oregon Wildcat” was America’s first “shock jock”

By Finn J.D. John The first radio broadcaster ever to do be sent to prison for cursing on the air was a hard-charging early shock jock known as “The Oregon Wildcat,” who kept the city of Portland and surrounding regions glued to their radio sets every evening for most of the first half of 1930. […]

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Downtown Revitalization Project Oct 2-4 in Astoria

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SALEM – Oregon Main Street’s Annual Conference showcasing best practices for downtown revitalization will take place October 2-4, 2013, in Astoria, Oregon. Astoria exemplifies the conference theme, “Cool Cities: Old Buildings. New Attitudes.” Filled with wonderful historic buildings, excellent shopping and dining opportunities, and a bevy of activities, this community of 10,000 on the Columbia […]

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PROPERTY TAX BILLS WILL BE MAILED OUT SOON

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Property tax bills for the 2013-14 fiscal year will arrive in mailboxes in the next few days. The tax bill that you will be receiving will show market values in some, but not all areas have decreased, but this may not translate into lower taxes. The primary reason can be found in the provisions of […]

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62 Year Old Realizes Dream Swimming Across Columbia River

Every since he was a youngster, David Mathre has dreamed of swimming across the Columbia River. On Thrusday, September 19th, at the age of  62, his dream was realized. He entered the Columbia River from the rest stop at Megler Landing (also known as Dismal Nitch) at 8:30 in the morning. He climbed out of […]

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