A weekly half-hour program that takes an in-depth look at what's going on in the
Columbia-Pacific region by talking to the people who make it happen.

on air: Fridays from 9:30-10:00am, on KMUN and KTCB.  

                 listen On Demand: See below.
                 contact: Elizabeth, Programming Director


Your hosts:
Stephen Forrester,
publisher, Daily Astorian
Patrick Webb, managing editor, Daily Astorian
Matt Winters, editor/publisher, Chinook Observer, editor: Columbia River
Business Journal
Nancy McCarthy, reporter, Daily Astorian
Chelsea Gorrow, reporter, The Daily Astorian
Aaron Fiedler, reporter, The Seaside Signal
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After Deadline/Matt Winters Guest: Alana Garner, Executive Director of
the Astoria Downtown Historic District Associaton.  Garnering support for
small town business cores, and Astoria's downtown assets.  
After Deadline/Steve Forrester  Guests: Kathy Kleczek of La Luna Loca,
Karen Emmerling of Beach Books.  Why these local entrepreneurs have
chosed to expand their businesses in a down economy.
After Deadline/Nancy McCarthy  Guests: The Coaster Theater's Patrick
Lathrop and Jenni Tronier.  About the next show: "White Christmas"
also: Auditions are not scary.  Community theater is about learning and
After Deadline/Nancy McCarthy.  Guests: Mary Blake, co-chair of a
political actions committee supporting the bond measure for a new
Seaside School District campus, Keith Johnson, the project architect and
Doug Dougherty, Superintendant of Seaside Public Schools.
After Deadline/Matt Winters. Guest: Andi Day, Executive Director of the
Longbeach Peninsula Visitors Bureau.  About the the past tourist season,
some events still to come this year, exploring promotional funding and
advance planning for 2014.
After Deadline/Patrick Webb  Guests: Janet Evans, director of Clatsop
County's Juvenile Department and Jill Quackenbush, prevention
specialist with the County's substance about prevention program.  Efforts
to improve teen choices and reduce drug and alcohol abuse
After Deadline/Steve Forrester .  Guests: Landscape designer Beth
Holland and Kris Saulsbury.  Holland has designed a number of public
landscapes.  Saulsbury runs Tongue Point's landscape gardening
curriculum.  How horticulture affects our towns.
After Deadline/Chelsea Gorrow .  Guests: Astoria City Manager Paul
Benoit and a representative of the Columbia River Maritime Museum.  
About plans for Astoria's Armory building.
After Deadline/Nancy McCarthy .  Guests: Mary Blake and Tom Horning,
campaigners for the greater Seaside School District central campus bond
measure, also architect Keith Johnson.  The measure would fund an
earthquake resistant K-12 campus also out of reach of tsunamis.  
After Deadline/Matt Winters. Guest: Pacific County Commissioner Steve
Rogers.  About county history, also current issues.  Matt Winters, editor
of the Chinook Observer and Columbia River Business Journal hosts.
After Deadline/Steve Forrester. Guest: Author Blaine Harden talking
about his book: "Escape from Camp 14", and the updated version of A
"River Lost: the Life and Death of the Columbia".
After Deadline/Chelsea Gorrow  Guests: Astoria Mayor Willis Van Dusen
and City Manager Paul Benoit.  About the city council visit to sister city
Waldorff, Germany, and how the trip will benefit Astoria.
After Deadline/Patrick Webb.  Guests: Stephen Burk and Milo Haskell.  
About the campaign to save Astoria's Masonic Lodge.
After Deadline/Aaron Fiedler.  Guests: Tom and Gini Dideum, two of the
founders of Seaside's Beach Drive Buccaneers. About the award the
group is receiving from SOLVE and about their ongoing efforts to keep
the beach clean.       
After Deadline/Steve Forrester.  Guests: Jennifer Sims, VP of Columbia
Land Trust, also Nadia Gardner Conservation Program lead.  About the
non profit that now controls nearly 24,000 acres of lnad in and around
the Columbia River watershed.  The organization, the lands acquired
and collaborative efforts with other conservation groups.        
After Deadline/Matt Winters.  Guest: Kendal Sawa, CEO of Ilwaco's
Ocean Beach Hospital.  About the partnership with Peace Health, and
adaptations for the Affordable Care Act.       
After Deadline/Aaron Fiedler, Seaside Signal reporter.  Guest: Todd
Slack, the new owner of the
Hughes-Ransom Mortuary in Astoria, will talk
about the decision he and his wife made to buy the 100-year-old
mortuary out of receivership in late June, also plans for the future.    
After Deadline/Steve Forrester .  Guests:  Constance Waisanen and
Charlene Larsen of
Partners for the PAC.  About their efforts to maintain
the Clatsop College Performing Arts Center.
After Deadline/Nancy McCarthy .  Guests: Liann Thompson, Tsunami
Outreach Coordinator for Clatsop County and Peter Ovington, Outreach
Specialist for the State of Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral
Industries (DOGAMI)  About the release of the latest tsunami maps.
After Deadline/Aaron Fiedler, Seaside Signal reporter.  Guest: Susan
Huntington, the new Director of the
Seaside Chamber of Commerce.  
About feedback from local businesses and community members.    
After Deadline/Steve Forrester.  Guest: Oregon US Senator Jeff
Merkley. A conversation about President Obama and the IRS, the Justice
Department and drones, also about LNG and coal exports.