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National Trust for Historic Preservation comes to Astoria to support women in trades

A crew of historic preservation students spent the past two weeks working on a century-old, women-owned commercial building in Astoria, Oregon. The project, funded by the TAWANI Foundation, is part of an effort to get more women involved in the preservation trades. Joanne Rideout reports. Photo: Students get a lesson in period window restoration as…

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Fire destroys shed at Seaside Golf Course

Around 1 p.m. on yesterday, Seaside Dispatch received a report of a structure fire at the Seaside Golf Course. Seaside Fire & Rescue found a utility shed there engulfed in flames. The blaze quickly escalated to a two-alarm fire with Seaside Fire receiving mutual aid from Gearhart, Cannon Beach, and Hamlet Fire Departments. Firefighters arriving…

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Astoria Police investigate business breakins

Astoria Police investigate business breakins Astoria Police are investigating two early morning break-ins on Wednesday at local businesses. At about 3:09 AM a caller reported hearing a loud crash at Hong Kong restaurant located at 2813 Marine Dr. Officers arrived and observed that a rock had been thrown through the glass door. The witness reported…

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Residents asked to conserve outdoor water use during temporary chlorine shortage

Residents asked to conserve outdoor water use during temporary chlorine shortage An equipment failure at a chlorine plant in Longview, Washington, is causing chlorine shortages around the Pacific Northwest and California. It could take until early July to get supplies moving normally again. Communities should not have to worry about water supplies, but residents are…

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COVID update Fri June 11

COVID update for Friday June 11 Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services has confirmed two 2 additional COVID-19 cases in county residents. The individuals are in self-quarantine. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 151 cases with 33 of those potentially active. There is a connection to the Wahkiakum School District. Thanks to ongoing…

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Oregon couple fined for illegal crab sales

Oregon couple fined for illegal crab sales A Hermiston, Oregon, couple has been sentenced to pay $1200 after illegally selling recreationally caught crab on the commercial market. The incident showcases the importance of consumers knowing that the fish and shellfish they buy are legally harvested and handled as a food product. Gerald and Shawna Wilson…

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An update on Oregon COVID 19, locally and statewide

An update on COVID 19 locally and statewide in Oregon Yesterday, Oregon reported 307 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, and 6 new deaths. The state wide case total is 203,671 cases. Clatsop County yesterday announced 6 new cases. Clatsop, Tillamook and Multinomah counties are classified currently as low risk. Columbia County remains in high…

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Beaverton man is sentenced in laser incident

Beaverton man is sentenced in laser incident A Beaverton man was sentenced today for shining a high-powered green laser at a uniformed Federal Protective Service (FPS) officer providing security at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse during a protest in July 2020. Andrew Steven Faulkner, 25, was sentenced to three years’ federal probation to include…

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Three new COVID cases in Wahkiakum County

Three new COVID cases in Wahkiakum County Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services has announced 3 additional COVID-19 cases in county residents. The individuals are in self-quarantine. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 149 cases with 31 of those potentially active. There are no known connections to the Wahkiakum School District and St….