ASTORIA — Scott McClaine spent decades collecting coins. When he had to close his shop in 2013, he prayed the right opportunity would allow him to start again. In June, McClaine celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the official grand opening of Clatsop Coin at 205 12th St. Astoria.
Nominations for the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce’s George Award and Richard Ford Distinguished Service Award are open until Nov. 30. The awardees will be announced at the chamber…
Busy roads, lines at our favorite spots, trash on beaches and trails, rudeness and entitled behavior — this summer’s tourist season had it all, didn’t it? Despite that, what follows here will…
Brim’s Farm and Garden
Clatsop home listings down 38%, prices up 19%
- Boat of the Month: Arrow No. 2
- Salmon season generally better than forecast
- Best Western Long Beach Inn wins Tripadvisor award
- Pacific housing prices spike as supply plummets
- Support our local businesses, needed now more than ever
- Wauna Mill's paper products in high demand during COVID-19
- Clatsop home prices soar as inventory drops
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- An argument in favor of tourism in our local economy
- Meet the Merchant: Scott and Andrew Thompson, Blackberry Bog Farm
CLATSOP COUNTY — In 2019, a full-time minimum wage earner in Clatsop County working a 40-hour week earned $23,400 annually before taxes, a number that will rise to $24,960 beginning July 1, 20…
PACIFIC NORTHWEST — Rough weather, tough tariffs and an ongoing respiratory outbreak in China have stunted the commercial Dungeness crab season in Oregon and Washington so far this season.
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Purple Cow Toys in Astoria offers an amazing inventory of boardgames for every age and interest. “We’ve got everything from Ticket to Ride to Azule, which just came out,” Ank said.
The Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa has been welcomed and supported by Columbia Pacific residents since it opened in 2005. Astorians and locals throughout this region have played a huge role in m…
ASTORIA — The decimation of small businesses by big box stores has been well documented.
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ASTORIA — The fall has historically been a brutal season for Clatsop County cannabis farmers, when a tsunami of outdoor marijuana would flood local markets and wreck wholesale prices for licen…
ASTORIA — Along its ever-evolving edges, the lower Columbia River has changed from Chinook fishing villages to industrialized fishing. Today, there are remnants of those latter times: scattere…
SEASIDE — Clatsop County is in the midst of a small farm revival.
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2652 Grand Ave, Astoria, Oregon
SURFSIDE — Jack McClellan first learned to sharpen knives during summers spent in Canada as a youth.
North Pacific County newspapers merge
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632 11th St., Astoria, Oregon
The Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria is under contract for sale as the owners pursue a settlement with the state in a dispute over a crumbling dock.
Bill Dodge has been a regular fixture at the Astoria Sunday Market for nearly 15 years.
Bill Dodge conversed with customers at the Astoria Sunday Market in late May. Dodge routinely sells between $1000 to $2000 in artwork at each market.
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A potential casualty of clash with China
Uppertown Firefighters Museum
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ASTORIA — A collective sigh of relief washed over Astoria in March with the arrival of spring, signaling a change of the season and the start of more lucrative months for local merchants. Loca…
SEASIDE — Growing up in Astoria, Jeremy Clifford longed for a place to find rare comic books and unique board games.
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Businesses are hopeful
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SEASIDE — Clatsop Community Bank announced late Thursday that it is merging with Oregon City-based Lewis & Clark Bank.
The house is currently up on wood blocks and steel beams.
The Dr. Toivo and Allie Forsstrom residence is located in the midst of creeping hillside movement on 7th and Grand Ave.
ASTORIA — Pete Serafin and Lauri Krämer Serafin were priced out of Washington and were looking for an affordable, vibrant town. Astoria fit the bill. The Forsstrom house cinched the deal.
SEASIDE — Jan. 31 is the deadline for Astoria, Jewell, Knappa, Seaside and Warrenton High Schools and Clatsop Community College students to apply to the 2019 Clatsop WORKS Paid Summer Internsh…
ASTORIA — Clatsop Community College is hosting the Tillamook Bay Community College Truck Driving Training Program in Astoria for area residents to have the opportunity to become CDL Certified …
ASTORIA — Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) welcomes Judy Geiger as its top nurse.
ASTORIA — Precision Heating & Indoor Air Quality of Warrenton took advantage of good weather earlier this week to install a solar-power panel array on the roof of the Judge Guy Boyington B…
ASTORIA — Clatsop County logger Jay Browning of J.M. Browning Logging Inc. of Astoria has been chosen as 2018 Operator of the Year for the Northwest Oregon Area.
Nick Odom, left, and John Orr stack panels delivered by Precision Solar to the Boyington building in downtown Astoria.
Stan Tussing, left, and John Orr with Precision Solar, load panels onto the roof of the Boyington building in Astoria.
John Orr, left, helps load solar panels onto the roof.
Nick Odom, left, and John Orr carry solar panels across the roof of the Boyington building prior to installation.
Finn Ware has joined the short list of Astoria businesses that have expanded into the Portland metro area.
The unusual property reminded the Rosses of one of their California properties: a “Hollywood Bungalow Court” with individual houses, private yards and garages all on one parcel. “I admired tha…