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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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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How long have you worked in the tax field?

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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.

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ASTORIA — Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) welcomes Judy Geiger as its top nurse.

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Nick Odom, left, and John Orr stack panels delivered by Precision Solar to the Boyington building in downtown Astoria.

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Stan Tussing, left, and John Orr with Precision Solar, load panels onto the roof of the Boyington building in Astoria.

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John Orr, left, helps load solar panels onto the roof.

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Nick Odom, left, and John Orr carry solar panels across the roof of the Boyington building prior to installation.

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Finn Ware has joined the short list of Astoria businesses that have expanded into the Portland metro area.

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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…