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Belly Dance Festival shakes it up in Ilwaco
IF YOU GOBelly Dance FestivalWhen:10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19Where:Painted Lady Lavender Farm, 1664 U.S. Highway 101 South, Ilwaco, Wash.Tickets: $10, $5 for children 5 to 12; available at the doorParkingis available across the highway, with monitors to hal
In Astoria, history proves a powerful attraction
At the apex of Coxcomb Hill, the mural-wrapped Astoria Column traces the area's evolution, from Capt. Robert Gray's 1792 discovery of the Columbia River (named for his ship, the Columbia Rediviva) to the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the railroad's arrival in the late 1800s.At the Columbia River Mar
POLICE BLOTTER: Shoplifter allegedly shoves store manager
The police blotter relates the public record of incidents as reported by the Lincoln City Police, Lincoln County Sheriff, and Oregon State Police. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.LINC
Superior Court: LB man sentenced to 55 months in prison
SOUTH BEND — Jason George Pearson, 38, of Long Beach was sentenced to 55 months in prison in Pacific County Superior Court on Aug. 10 for attempting to elude a police officer and bail jumping.
Old Willapa boats get new lives
“The stainless can be slippery, or be really hot up there,” said PoP Harbormaster Tony Kangas. “You’d get a suntan from the feet up! This will be better for events. It’s a great old boat.”
'Warrenton endures': Pacific Seafood site reopens
WARRENTON, Ore. (KOIN) -- Just over five years ago, Warrenton lost its Pacific Seafood facility in a massive blaze, burning down one of the state's largest seafood processors.
Changing of the guard at Ilwaco reunion
President David Aase, Class of 1953, is handing over leadership duties of the Ilwaco High School Alumni Association to his daughter, Mary Ann (Aase) Lee, Class of 1979.
Astoria Bridge inspection prompts 911 calls
It turns out, however, the people nestled in ropes around the span have permission to be there.
Prosser man cited after hitting police car
According to a Washington State Patrol report, Donald M. Evans, 61, from Prosser, was northbound on State Route 103 at 10:15 p.m., approaching Sid Snyder Drive in a 2015 Ford Explorer SUV when he allegedly failed to yield to Officer Jeff Cutting, who entered the Sid Snyder Drive intersection in his
Two arrested on U.S. Highway 26 with meth
Travis David Carow, 40, and Jessica Marie Stinnett, 39, both of Astoria, were arrested and charged with delivery of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine.
Pacific Seafood opens new Warrenton plant
The Warrenton plant, built in 1941 and acquired by Pacific Seafood in 1983, was the company’s first. A roof fire on June 4, 2013, destroyed all but the ice house.
Coast Chronicles: Summer daze of 2018
Humans at my house started the morning at the Senior Center for one of those classic pancake breakfasts: lively servers, friendly table-mates (from North Dakota no less!), down home cooking, fiddle music, clothes for sale in the women’s bathroom, even a jigsaw puzzle table for our bored teenager. Th
Cutting down: Astoria’s timber harvests are expected to become more complex
Timber prices fluctuate from year to year and timber revenue is never something the city banks on. But going forward, operations in the watershed are expected to only become more complex, more involved and potentially more costly.
Adventurer embarks on a 50-state trek
LONG BEACH, Wash. — Rachael Jerahian has a plan, but admits she is making it up as she goes along.
Soccer: LCYSA will rename field in honor of Boisvert
Included in the opening day’s activities, the club is installing a sign on the West field, which will be renamed “Jerry Boisvert Memorial Field,” in honor of the longtime area youth coach who died last year.
Skamokawa Grange plans Wahkiakum fair events
At noon Thursday, Grays River naturalist/author Robert Michael Pyle will read from his new novel, "Magdalena Mountain." Copies will be available for purchase.
Gearhart’s Trail’s End Gallery celebrates winners
More than 100 entrants in the 68th Annual Judged Show submitted their work in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, photography and three-dimensional categories.
Aberdeen police investigating drive-by shooting at homeless camp
ABERDEEN, Wash. – Police are asking for tips from the public as they investigate a drive-by shooting at an Aberdeen homeless camp over the weekend.Police said a man was sleeping in his Suburban at the River Transient Camp at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning he woke up to somebody shooting it. He said
Grieving Mother Orca Finally Drops Dead Calf After Carrying Corpse for 17 Days
A female killer whale and her newborn calf are seen February 26, 2015 in this handout photo provided by NOAA in Grays Harbor near Westport, Washington.Candice Emmons/NOAA Fisheries/Handout via ReutersA grieving orca whale that made headlines around the world for carrying the corpse of her dead calf
Dead humpback whale washes ashore near Ocean Shores
In May, ajuvenile humpback whale also washed ashoreat Ocean Shores. It was entangled in some crab pots, but it wasn't clear then if the entanglement happened before or after the whale's death.