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  1. Trial of man accused of killing toddler to start TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Clatsop County's first death penalty trial in 15 years is set to begin Tuesday and could last for up to two months. The Daily Astorian reports that jury selection for 28-year-old Randy Lee Roden's murder trial will begin this week.

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  2. Cannon Beach considers buying former school in tsunami zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Cannon Beach is considering purchasing a former elementary school that had to close because it sits in a tsunami zone. The Daily Astorian reports that most of the campus of the school, which is owned by the Seaside School District, is unusable, but the gymnasium could be renovated for use for future community events.

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  3. Woman sentenced to 5 years for stealing from fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 35-year-old Warrenton woman received a five-year prison sentence for stealing about $29,000 and a pickup truck from her father while he was hospitalized. The Daily Astorian reports a jury found Kaili Jo Roberts guilty of three counts of criminal mistreatment, aggravated theft, two counts of first-degree theft, two counts of second-degree theft and forgery.

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  4. Lobbyist: State could be sued over open records legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A lobbyist who represents county governments says Oregon will face more lawsuits from local governments if lawmakers pass public records reform in 2017 without a supermajority vote. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has submitted draft legislation that would for the first time set a deadline for public bodies to respond to records requests.

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  5. Mom gets life in prison for drowning daughter at coast resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Washington mother who drowned her toddler daughter and slashed the throat of her teenage daughter has been sentenced to life in prison, with no chance for parole until 2054. Jessica Smith did not speak at Thursday's sentencing in Astoria, Oregon, 25 miles north of the coastal resort where the attack occurred two summers ago.

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  6. Seaside council gives go-ahead to convention center planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Seaside City Council has approved a plan to expand the civic and convention center, the site of the annual Miss Oregon pageant. The Daily Astorian reports the project would add about 10,000 square feet to the existing 62,000-square-foot facility, and renovate part of the current space.

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  7. Astoria plans park to honor Scandinavian immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The city of Astoria could soon have a monument to the Scandinavian immigrants who played a part in the city's history. The Daily Astorian reports that the City Council on Monday voted to work with the Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Association to create the Scandinavian Immigrant Park.

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  8. Columbia River salmon season opens with high expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Daily Astorian reports that officials predict a high Chinook return this season, but sample figures show fishing at the mouth of the river has started slow this year. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Columbia River Manager John North says the catch rate for the opening week was about .1, meaning only one in 10 anglers brought home a salmon.

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  9. Gearhart property owners miffed by proposed rental rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Property owners who offer short-term vacation rentals in the seaside town of Gearhart are pushing back against an ordinance that would place new restrictions on them. The Daily Astorian reported Thursday that some are asking city leaders for a compromise after commissioning a survey on the issue.

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  10. Port of Astoria shuts down fish cleaning stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Port of Astoria has shut down fish cleaning stations due to environmental concerns about fish guts being tossed into the Columbia River. The Daily Astorian reported Thursday that the closure comes just after the start of the local salmon fishing season.

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  11. Historic ferry returns to Astoria as tourist attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A ferry that once plied the Columbia River between Astoria and Washington state will soon be back in service as a tourist attraction. The Daily Astorian reported Monday that the ferry was one of several that transported passengers and cars across the river before the Astoria Bridge opened in 1966.

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  12. Astoria author and teacher indicted for luring minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    An Oregon author and high school teacher has been arrested on charges of luring a minor and official misconduct after being indicted by a grand jury. Police began investigating 52-year-old Matt Love in May when it was reported that Love sent photos and sexual language to encourage a teenage girl to engage in sex.

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  13. Man pleads not guilty in assault on Seaside officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A man has denied charges in connection with an alleged attack on a Seaside police officer that left her with a concussion. The Daily Astorian reports that Phillip Ellis Allen II pleaded not guilty Thursday to several charges, including assaulting a public safety officer and resisting arrest for the July 6 incident.

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  14. Couple buys historic Flavel property in downtown AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A couple who recently moved to the North Coast from Portland has purchased one of the last downtown Astoria buildings owned by Mary Louise Flavel. Marcus and Michelle Liotta bought the building for $135,000.

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  15. 911 dispatch centers back online in NW OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Two 911 dispatch centers in northwest Oregon are back online after being compromised when an unmarked fiber optic cable was severed. The Daily Astorian reports that the city of Warrenton cut a cable while repairing a water line on Thursday and another cable was severed at the Lewis & Clark Bridge in Longview.

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  16. Cannon Beach's 2,000-pound iron namesake returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Daily Astorian reports that the iron cannon will be included in a permanent exhibit at the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum. It is expected to be set up by mid-summer.

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  17. Clatsop officials fight to keep polluted shipyard openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Clatsop County officials are asking the state Department of Environmental Quality to keep a polluted shipyard open for a few more years. The Daily Astorian reports that Clatsop Economic Development Resources Director Kevin Leahy says the Astoria Marine Construction Co.

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  18. Woman accused of killing toddler at coast returns to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A woman accused of killing one daughter and injuring another at Cannon Beach has returned to jail after a monthlong stay at the Oregon State Hospital. Jessica Smith was sent to the mental hospital to determine if she can understand the nature of the court proceedings.

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  19. Fired Clatsop County clerk feels 'vindicated' by jury awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A former Clatsop County clerk fired after two errors were discovered on the November 2014 ballot says she feels vindicated after a jury awarded her nearly $440,000 in damages in her lawsuit against the county. The Daily Astorian reports that former County Manager Scott Somers called her insubordinate for pursuing a directive from the Secretary of State to issue corrected ballots without consulting him in the decision.

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  20. Seagull rescued from kite string in Cannon BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Interim fire chief Jim Stearns tells The Daily Astorian it was a passer-by who noticed the bird hanging from the string and called for the rescue.

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