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October clam dig needs one more clean test

LONG BEACH - It won't be certain until after a second round of testing next week, but so far things are looking good for a razor clam dig on the Washington coast Oct. 6 and 7. The wildly popular recreational harvest depends on there being safe levels of a naturally occurring toxin, domoic acid, whic

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-21 10:21:51

Oyster growers look to use pesticide to help local beds

A new report is looking at the environmental impacts of a pesticide in Grays Harbor and Willapa Bay. Local oyster growers have requested a new permit from the Washington Department of Ecology to use the pesticide imidacloprid on burrowing shrimp in Grays Harbor and Willapa Bay. Before considering th

KXRO.COM - 2017-09-21 14:05:22

Salmon run rolls into rivers

The fall salmon season is peaking right now, and anglers are catching both Chinook and coho from Buoy 10 at the Columbia River's mouth to the Deschutes River at the east end of the Columbia River Gorge. The early-spawning Tule Chinook run is just about over, and that leaves the table-worthy late run

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-21 05:47:00

Summer ends with violent thunderstorms, waterspouts

A waterspout spotted in Tillamook County Monday. ILWACO - An abrupt transition to active autumn weather Monday brought waterspouts, thunderstorms and a threat of tornadoes to the Columbia River estuary and Oregon's North Coast. A waterspout was observed at 10:40 a.m. offshore from Oceanside in Till

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:27:33

Buy tickets soon for Water Music Fest

PENINSULA -- Water Music Festival, in its 33rd year of offering jazz and classical music to the Peninsula, will be presenting "The Classics" on Oct. 13, Oct. 14 and Oct. 15. The Inn at Harbour Village in Ilwaco will host the Friday night performance featuring Swing Fever's 1930s and '40s big-band j

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:24:15

My exchange-student year on the coast

Ed Hunt/EO Media Group ROSBURG - It all started about two years ago. I was coming home from school and my parents asked me if I still wanted to go to America as an exchange student. I had been interested in that since I was a little girl. My main reason was always to get to know the country I was bo

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 14:08:26

Weather Eye: We may see break in rain; cold mornings may be on way

Patrick Timm Monday was an active weather day with some severe weather reported here and there. A waterspout was observed near Netarts, Ore. A rare tornado warning was issued for the Long Beach Peninsula and other areas of Pacific County as a severe thunderstorm moved in off the Pacific. All of this

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Coast Chronicles: 500-hundred year floods every year?

I think it's time we stop calling them 500-year floods, don't you folks? The Gulf Coast has had several "500-year floods" in the last decade. Some unfortunate families moved from the devastation of Katrina right into the grip of Harvey. In fact, Hurricane Harvey is the third "500-year flood" Houston

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 14:07:30

New lease for Chinook Building in Astoria

The Port of Astoria Commission on Tuesday approved leasing out the Chinook Building to William Orr and Chester Trabucco, who operate the Astoria Riverwalk Inn next door. Orr and Trabucco's company, Marina Village LLC, will take over daily operations of the Chinook Building, which includes a seafood

DAILY ASTORIAN - 2017-09-20 08:30:13

Helicopter repairs never stop at Coast Guard's Air Station Astoria

WARRENTON - On the main hangar floor at Air Station Astoria last week, two Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk helicopters sat in varying stages of disassembly. Coast Guard avionics and mechanical technicians at the air station disassembled, checked and put the helicopters back together. They repaired one after

CHINOOKOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 14:04:07

Thunderstorms, tornado warnings, flash flood watches, rain: Fall blowing into Oregon

Oregonians breathed a collective sigh of relief as rain washed over the state after a hot, dry summer. But the feeling was short-lived. Thunderstorms, tornado warnings and flash flood watches accompanied the rain in various Oregon towns Monday. "It's certainly been an active day in northwest Oregon,

OREGONIAN - 2017-09-19 01:45:00

Schools seek community volunteers for truancy boards

Kat Bryant | The Daily World Lonni Tegelberg, left, assistant principal of Aberdeen High School, and Jason Ihde, principal of Hoquiam Middle School, are looking for volunteers to serve on their districts' Community Truancy Boards. (Kat Bryant | The Daily World) Lonni Tegelberg (left), vice principal

DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-20 02:00:00

In 1942, uninvited guests 'flop' at Raymond's reservoir for the night

Raymond City Engineer J.E. Buckingham revealed today that a group of international hobos were the uninvited guests of the city at the Butte Creek reservoir Wednesday night. The visitors wheeled in about dusk, showered and dined at city expense, then "flopped" for the night. Buckingham discovered the

DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Main Street effort in Aberdeen explained at open house

Aberdeen Revitalization Movement President Gary Jones spoke to about 50 people about the effort to gain Main Street designation for Aberdeen at an open house Tuesday evening at the DR Events Center. Main Street, a program that aims to bring back decayed downtown business districts in small cities, c

DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-21 02:00:00

Maritime Festival combines music with salmon history

This weekend's Westport Maritime Festival is actually a combination of two events that fizzled in 2016. Salmon Tales - launched in 2012 "to re-establish Westport as the salmon-fishing capital of the world," according to its Facebook page - was canceled last year, but is being revived. The other elem

DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-21 02:00:00

Drumheller was a hospitality industry leader

Erick Bengel Photo Tom Krueger and Tom Drumheller, the two "Toms" of Tom's Fish & Chips. Drumheller, a former chairman of the city's Tourism and Arts Commission, played a key role in the region's hospitality industry and beyond, serving on the board of directors of Travel Portland and most recently

DAILY ASTORIAN - 2017-09-20 13:17:01

Commentary: AP Story Focusing on Grays Harbor County Failed to Tell the Whole Truth

Several weeks ago, a number of newspapers around the country ran an Associated Press article that most published with the suggested headline: "Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?" The story focused on Aberdeen and, to a lesser extent, all of Grays Harbor County. It was a classic

CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 17:38:00

Felony assault warrant issued for suspect in Saturday's shooting at Northwest Passage

Rigoberto Puga-Delarosa, aka Rigo, is wanted by the Aberdeen Police Department for his role in the shooting incident at the Northwest Passage early Saturday morning. Puga-Delarosa has a lengthy criminal record, is a convicted felon and is considered to be armed and dangerous. Aberdeen police are ask

DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-20 02:00:00

Beach wheelchairs come to Cannon Beach

CANNON BEACH - Cannon Beach will soon join the small but growing number of communities on the Oregon Coast that offer beach accessible wheelchairs. It's an idea that has been in the works for several years. The Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Haystack Rock Awareness Program joined forces to

DAILY ASTORIAN - 2017-09-21 08:27:33

Arts and Music Storm Cannon Beach During November Festival

The Stormy Weather Arts Festival has been one of the Cannon Beach's most popular events for over a quarter century and will celebrate its 30th anniversary November 3-5, 2017. Since its inception, the first weekend in November has been a celebration of the arts in Cannon Beach, where you can immerse

NORTHCOASTCITIZEN.COM - 2017-09-19 14:53:12