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Astoria, Oregon is located in Clatsop County. Zip codes in Astoria, OR include 97103. The median home price in Astoria is $250,000 which is roughly $122/per square foot. More Astoria information.

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3 hrs ago | Revelstoke Times Review

Columbia River Treaty celebrates 50th anniversary

Fifty years ago today, Canada and the United States signed the Columbia River Treaty - the agreement that outlines the development and operation of four dams designed for power generation and flood control between the two countries. Signed by Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower in 1961, the treaty went into effect on Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Oregonian

Astoria artist, teacher and mentor Royal Nebeker dies

Royal Gay Nebeker III , a well-known figure in Oregon's arts community, died Sept. 6 after a long illness.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Yachts need maritime pilot to enter Columbia River

Just like any vessel over 100 feet long, yachts are required by Oregon law to use a maritime pilot to cross the Columbia River Basin. The Daily Astorian reports the captain of the Cayman Island flagged D'Natalin 4, was served with a notice Monday at a dock in Vancouver.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Beach Connection

Odd Oregon Weather: High East Winds for Portland, Coast Range, Gorge

Normally occurring in winter and fall, Oregon's office of the National Weather Service issued a special weather statement about some pretty heavy winds hitting Oregon, east Portland and the Oregon coast range. The NWS is calling it an "unusually strong and widespread east wind event, " expected to hit southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Friday.

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Beach Connection

Conference Looks at 'State of the Oregon Coast'

The State of the Coast conference is happening October 25 in Florence a gathering where everyone from scientists, students and industry officials to citizens can learn, network, and engage in the current and future state of Oregon's marine environment. It's a mixed bag of presentations on subjects relevant to various disciplines and vocations on the Oregon coast, digging more deeply into everything from seafood, hazards to science research and more.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

My Edmonds

Edmonds walk against racism draws 100 to Brackett's Landing Sunday night

E dmonds is known for its beautiful waterfront sunsets, but Sunday night's sky wasn't the main feature for the 100 people gathered at Brackett's Landing beach. Instead, a group of 100 citizens gathered to show their solidarity against racism after an Edmonds man, Dembo Sanneh, and his family were subjected to racial slurs and a death threat along Sunset Avenue two weeks earlier.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Seattle Times

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters at Willapa Bay

The Coast Guard crew, stationed at Astoria, Ore., were called in to help free a 67-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman who left their boat after it had run aground on a mud flat, the Coast Guard said in a news release. The boaters became stuck in the muck, prompting a call to 911.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

7-foot mola sunfish washes ashore near Ilwaco

A warm-water fish rarely seen in Washington waters washed ashore last week on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River. An interpretive assistant at the park, Rachel Morris, told The Daily Astorian rangers don't know why this particular mola landed on the beach.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

HotelChatter

Astoria: When A Hotel Ride Is A Hotel RIDE

This is a 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne and it's the house car at the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Oregon .

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

OregonLive.com

Astoria man arrested on illegal fishing charges; more than 700 pounds of Chinook salmon seized

Oregon State Police troopers seized more than 700 pounds of Chinook salmon on Thursday after finding a boat using an illegal net.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

SFGate

Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

A Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

OregonLive.com

If Oregon legalizes marijuana, how will it keep roads safe?

The scene of the crash on July 21, 2013. Police charged Samuel Martin Kitto, a 19-year-old Astoria man, with assault and driving under the influence after he fell asleep at the wheel and veered into oncoming traffic.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Orange County Register

Rolling Out the Quirky Carpet

The boutique hotel is dog-friendly and offers a daily happy hour with complimentary beer and wine.

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OregonLive.com

Steve Duin: Sunset at the Elderberry Inn, on the long and winding road to the Oregon Coast

Back when Nellie and Oregon's timber companies thought they would live forever, the black bear was "the big excitement" around the Elderberry Inn and Jewell Junction.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Smoking ban would undermine Oregonians' relationship with the beach: Guest opinion

On Aug. 3, accompanied only by my husky, I left my home in Astoria at 4:45 in the morning and drove south down Highway 101 to Brookings.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Port of Astoria names Washington man new leader

The Port of Astoria has named an executive from Washington state as its fifth leader in less than three years.

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The Narragansett Times

An epic family bicycle ride for MS

John and Ethan Thoms arrived on Saturday on East Matunuck Beach, each on a recumbent bicycle.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summer

M3 Wave's CEO Mike Morrow stands in his backyard in front of a prototype wave-energy device similar to the one he plans to deploy for ocean testing at the end of August.

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