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Missing fisherman's body found in Willapa Bay
Soule was discovered in his crab boat, the Kelli J, before contractors refloated it Friday. Pacific County sheriff's deputies transported Soule to a local funeral home Friday night. His boat is being taken to the Nahcotta marina.
Spring Chinook fishing reopens on Columbia River
Recreational fishermen will get another chance to go after spring Chinook salmon in the Columbia River under seasons adopted today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington.Below Bonneville Dam, the season will open Friday, May 25 and continue through Wednesday, June 6. The open area is from th
Police Blotter: May 26
Drugs —Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies Thursday arrested Krystal Kayleen Goebel of Longview on suspicion of felony drug possession violation.Assault —Lewis County sheriff’s deputies Thursday arrested Russell Max Schellong, 52, of Winlock on suspicion of second-degree assault.Vandalism/Malicious Mi
Neighborhood Watch Program established on Long Beach Peninsula - KXRO News Radio
The Sheriff named Howard Chang as volunteer Program Coordinator. Howard, a retired Chief Information Officer, managed Information Technology and physical security operations at the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle for 12 years.
Weekend Break: Warrenton family moved to St. Croix — and faced Hurricane Maria
Samantha (“Sam”) and William (“Bill”) Jones, a couple in their 30s, were ready for a change and moved from Warrenton to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands in February 2015. Their daughters — whose ages ranged from 1 to 12 — were allowed to take only what fit in their suitcases. Most of the family’
Accidents on U.S. Highway 30 more prevalent near eastern Astoria
Doug Morgan, 54, of Knappa, was killed while driving westbound on U.S. Highway 30 when a Chevrolet Tahoe crossed the centerline and collided head-on with his Toyota Prius.
Hungry birds: Food a concern for brown pelicans
Reva Lipe and Josh Saranpaa examine a brown pelican Thursday, May 17, 2018, in an enclosure at the wildlife center near Astoria, Ore. (Colin Murphey/Daily Astorian via AP)more >
Another cougar sighting reported in Aberdeen - KXRO News Radio
ByKXRO News|May 25, 2018 @ 9:08 AMAnother cougar sighting has been reported in Aberdeen.The Aberdeen Police Department tells KXRO that they got a call this morning for a cougar sighting in the are of Terrace Avenue on the hill above the high school.They say a resident saw the cougar and said it is t
Cougar sighting reported in Aberdeen - KXRO News Radio
A reported cougar sighting in Aberdeen has authorities warning residents.The Aberdeen Police Department tells KXRO that at about 6:00am yesterday morning, an officer was sent to the 300 block of 9th Street for a cougar stalking a deer.The officer responded and checked the area, but could not locate
3 hit, seriously hurt by SUV on downtown Portland sidewalk
PORTLAND, Ore. - Three women were seriously injured Friday morning in downtown Portland when an SUV driver ran onto the sidewalk in front of a Starbucks at the Portland State University campus, police and witnesses said.
After decades, snowy plover nests back at Oregon coast beach
WARRENTON, Ore. - Nests for the threatened Western snowy plover have been spotted at Clatsop Spit within Fort Stevens State Park, for the first time in decades, Oregon Park and Recreation Department officials said Friday.
Man drowns at County Line Park
A 22-year-old man drowned at County Line Park east of Cathlamet Wednesday night, according to the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office.Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene after learning that the man had entered the Columbia River and had not resurfaced, according to a press release. The first dep
Guest column: Our coastal community mourns for lost fisherman
Kevin Soule: father, husband, son, friend. In a small community we build relationships effortlessly. Kevin was my student at Ocean Park School more than 30 years ago. Tall for his age as a third grader. Quiet. Curious. The kid every teacher wants a classroom full of.
Peninsula community grieves over missing crabber
The search for Kevin Soule and his sunken vessel was still underway Tuesday, a Coast Guard spokesman said. Reports on Sunday that the 43-foot fiberglass hull had been found between Oysterville and Bay Center proved erroneous, Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read said Tuesday.
Seaside man gets probation for child pornography convictions
Daniel Conan McKenna, 60, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of first-degree encouraging child sex abuse. He was arrested in December and charged with 20 counts after investigators allegedly found that he had downloaded 270 images of child pornography onto his cellphone between 2012 and last year.
In One Ear: Around the town
Note: A 1909 version of John Kaye Gill’s dictionary is here:tinyurl.com/JKGjargon. Gill says the first attempt at a dictionary of Pacific Northwest Indian jargon was written by John Jewett, the sole survivor of an attack on a British ship who was captured by the Nootka Indians. Before he escaped in
State opens river for another chance at spring Chinook
An updated run forecast shows 116,500 upriver spring Chinook are expected to return to the river mouth. The daily bag limit is two adult salmon — Chinook, coho or steelhead. Only one of the fish may be a Chinook, and only hatchery fish may be kept.
Pelicans found starving on coast after early migration
On Wednesday, a pelican was spotted on the Long Beach Peninsula. So far this month, six others were brought to the Wildlife Center of the North Coast from as far south as Newport and Cannon Beach. Two of the six have since died.
Crabbing tragedy leaves one missing
The search for Kevin Soule and his sunken vessel was still underway Tuesday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said. Reports on Sunday that the 43-foot fiberglass hull had been found between Oysterville and Bay Center proved erroneous, Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read said Tuesday.
POLICE BLOTTER: Male found sleeping in residence
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