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Local News: Costa Rica exchange program visits Astoria

Local News: Costa Rica exchange program visits Astoria
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A group of visitors from Costa Rica is in Astoria this week. They are part of an organization with deep roots both locally and in Central America. Coast Community Radio’s Jacob Lewin reports. Script follows, Listen Below [3:17] [rising bus sounds…] When eleven Costa Ricans arrived at the Astoria transit center on Sunday, they were…

Local News: A look at Tuesday’s Astoria City Council Meeting

Local News: A look at Tuesday’s Astoria City Council Meeting
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In a three-and-a-half hour public meeting Tuesday, the Astoria City Council fine tuned their approach to waterfront code changes and sent recommendations back to staff to create a template for more discussion at a later meeting. Joanne Rideout reports: Script follows, Listen Below [2:45]: __________________________________________________________ They settled on a 28 foot height limit, with exceptions…

Local News: Astoria City Council proposes waterfront code changes

Local News: Astoria City Council proposes waterfront code changes
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In a three-and-a-half hour public meeting Tuesday, the Astoria City Council fine tuned their approach to waterfront code changes and sent recommendations back to staff to create a template for more discussion at a later meeting. Joanne Rideout reports:   Script follows, Listen Below…. __________________________________________________________ They settled on a 28 foot height limit, with exceptions…

Local News: Astoria City Council discusses code changes

Local News: Astoria City Council discusses code changes
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The Astoria City Council moved forward Monday as they considered proposed changes to city code. Joanne Rideout has the story. Listen below: [5:30] _________________________________________________________ The Astoria City Council again took on the task of defining waterfront city code at their Monday night meeting. The council was considering a proposal from the city’s planning commission that…

Local News: Astoria considers marijuana possession ordinance for city parks

Local News: Astoria considers marijuana possession ordinance for city parks
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At Monday’s Astoria City Council meeting, councilors debated an ordinance proposal regarding marijuana in city parks, among other business. Joanne Rideout reports: Scroll down to listen: [2:53]. Script here: Astoria city manager Brett Estes explained the proposal, which came from the Astoria Police Department. Brett Estes: “An ordinance has been proposed for council review this…

Local News: Astoria Planning Commission – a closer look at waterfront building height

Local News: Astoria Planning Commission – a closer look at waterfront building height
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Story script:  Listen below [5:43] The short answer was that the planning commission decided to recommend a 35-foot height limit, which is not what many members of the public said they wanted. The city received hundreds of signatures on petitions, and offered many concerned comments at city council and planning commission meetings. Public sentiment was…

Local News: Astoria City Council meeting highlights

Local News: Astoria City Council meeting highlights
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The Astoria City Council met Monday night to approve some changes to waterfront code and homestay lodging regulations. They also approved the city purchase of a new streetsweeping machine. Joanne Rideout has the story.  Listen Below [2:38] At their July 1st meeting, the Astoria City Council approved changes to city code with regard to waterfront…

Local News: Seaview, Wash., says an emphatic ‘no’ to Long Beach annex idea

Local News: Seaview, Wash., says an emphatic ‘no’ to Long Beach annex idea
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On Saturday, Seaview, Washington, residents met with the Long Beach city administrator to discuss a controversial idea. Joanne Rideout reports. Listen below [4:14]. ———————————————– [opens with crowd sound rising] About 200 Seaview residents attended the packed community meeting at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Saturday morning in Ilwaco. They were talking about an idea that…

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