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Underground Astoria mall fills up  Daily Astorian

The Sanborn Building, with an underground mall remade in the image of old Astoria by the late local artisan Michael Foster, looked like a ghost town after the ...



On the Record: July 22, 2019  Daily Astorian

Burglary. • Genine Celeste Tuifua, 39, of Astoria, was arrested Saturday on Grand Avenue and 27th Street in Astoria for burglary in the second degree and theft ...



Obituary: Thomas Andrew Iverson  Daily Astorian

Astoria. June 11, 1947 — June 26, 2019. Thomas A. Iverson, age 72, of Astoria, Oregon, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer, ...



Folk, a pioneering banker and volunteer, dies at 74  Daily Astorian

Cheri Folk, a pioneer for women in Oregon banking who had an influential role in Astoria as a lender and volunteer, died at home Wednesday at 74 years old.



Astoria's Samuelson a scholarship winner  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School graduate Henry Samuelson was announced as one of the 2019 scholarship winners of the OnPoint Community Credit Union scholar ...



Water under the bridge: 'Patriotism doesn't change with the economy' (2009)  Daily Astorian

The national economy isn't much to celebrate these days, but the downturn hasn't dampened coastal Independence Day festivities. Fireworks displays will light ...



Astoria's fisherman closes out 2018-19 season  Daily Astorian

Local bass angler Michael Postlewait, of Astoria, and teammate Brennan Osborn, of Westview High School in Beaverton, took to the waters of Florence, ...



Educators, health officials see rise in youth vaping  Daily Astorian

Laurel Smalley, the principal of Knappa High School, said the number of vaping devices her staff confiscated from students over the past school year outstripped ...



Track: Locals find success in big meets  Daily Astorian

Astoria's John Clement took fifth place in the 2000-meter steeplechase final at the recent Junior Olympic (Region 13) track championships, held July 4-7 in ...



Obituary: Harry Alan Utti  Daily Astorian

Gearhart. June 16, 1946 — June 9, 2019. Harry Alan Utti, of Gearhart, Oregon, died unexpectedly while boating on the Columbia River near Cathlamet, ...



Photo: Astoria High School grads take traditional walk downtown  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School graduates took the annual walk through downtown Thursday morning before proceeding to the Liberty Theatre for a graduation rehearsal.



Everyday People: Local Coastie had rich career  Daily Astorian

Near the beginning of “The Goonies” is a scene of Astoria High School football players tossing around a pigskin on John Warren Field.



Obituary: Cheri Jeanine Folk | Obituaries  Seaside Signal

Dec. 31, 1944 — June 26, 2019. Cheri Jeanine Folk died peacefully at home in Gearhart, Oregon on June 26, 2019. Cheri was born on Dec. 31, 1944, in ...



Summer school work in Astoria delayed by asbestos  Daily Astorian

The Astoria School District begins work this summer on a five-year, $70 million building improvement project approved by voters last year. But asbestos in the ...



Poyer delivers positive message to young athletes  Daily Astorian

Current or former NFL players from Clatsop County? It's a short list. Seaside's Ben Archibald, Dusty McGrorty from Warrenton, and Astoria's Jordan Poyer.



Cheerleaders raisefunds for cheer camp | Community  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School cheerleaders raised money for cheer camp at a car wash Saturday. The students got home at midnight from a performance, then were up ...



Community Notes: July 4, 2019 | Community  Daily Astorian

FRIDAY. AAUW Walking Group — 9:30 a.m. Seaside Branch of American Association of University Women weekly low-impact group walk, followed by coffee ...



Obituary: Thomas Leigh Isom  Daily Astorian

Knappa. Nov. 8, 1960 — July 6, 2019. Thomas Leigh Isom, 58, of Knappa, passed away due to a stroke on July 6, 2019, in Portland, Oregon. Tom was born Nov.



Investigation launched after threats at Astoria High School  Daily Astorian

Police are investigating alleged threats of violence by a student at Astoria High School.



The Columbia Press  The Columbia Press

Summer food programs for children are being offered throughout Clatsop County. “When school is out during summer, some students may not get the nutrition or ...



Obituary: Jean Ellen Brunner  Daily Astorian

Astoria. Nov. 9, 1927 — June 22, 2019. Jean Ellen Brunner, 91, a lifelong resident of the Alderbrook area of Astoria, died on June 22, 2019, in Renton, ...



Obituary: Jerome 'Jerry' H. Smith  Daily Astorian

West Linn. Jan. 11, 1936 — June 18, 2019. Jerome “Jerry” H. Smith was born Jan. 11, 1936, in Astoria, Oregon, to Harold and Lucile Smith. Jerry passed away ...



Local grads rake in scholarships  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School graduates took home $275000 on Thursday from Astoria High School Scholarships Inc., part of more than $800000 in local grants awarded ...



OnPoint Community Credit Union and OSAA Announce 2019 Winners of the OnPoint Community Credit Union Scholar Program  PRNewswire

PORTLAND, Ore., June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OnPoint Community Credit Union and the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) today announced the ...



Guest column: Astoria school building projects to start this summer  Daily Astorian

With spring break behind us, Astoria School District staff and students are turning the corner and heading towards the end of the school year. Students and staff ...



In Astoria, a pantry for students, by students  Daily Astorian

In a suite of classrooms on the second floor of the Capt. Robert Gray School building, Astoria High School students study at their own pace toward graduation ...



Astoria senior wins coveted scholarship  Daily Astorian

The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation this year awarded five graduating seniors in Oregon scholarships covering four years of tuition, fees, room and board ...



Astoria eliminates student activity fees  Daily Astorian

Astoria will eliminate or reduce most extracurricular activity fees to increase student participation in sports and music. The Astoria School Board on Wednesday ...



Passing grades for Astoria, Warrenton school bonds  Daily Astorian

A $70 million school improvement bond in Astoria and a $38.5 million school relocation bond in Warrenton won voter endorsements on Tuesday night.



Astoria Rotary announces October Students of the Month  Daily Astorian

Astoria Rotary honored two Astoria High School seniors as Astoria Rotary Students of the Month for October, Jenna Travers and Calvin Kaul.



Girls golf: Astoria finishes sixth at state  Daily Astorian

The Astoria girls started the day in the sixth place in the team standings, and that's where they finished after the final round of action in the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A ...



Pizazz places second in competition | Community  Daily Astorian

This year, the Astoria High School Pizazz Dance Team competition theme is “Welcome to Our Tribe,” featuring the song “The Chain” by Fleetwood Mac.



Astoria Hall of Fame welcomes new class of inductees  Daily Astorian

It's Hall of Fame week at Astoria High School, with the latest class of inductees to be honored during Friday night's Clatsop Clash basketball doubleheader at the ...



Howard Rub named AD of the year  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School athletic director Howard Rub picked up two prestigious awards last week, as he was named the Oregon Athletic Directors Association's ...



Basketball: Riverside camp runs  Daily Astorian

The annual Riverside Basketball Camp is scheduled for next week, Monday through Thursday.



Guest column: Education needs to be fully funded  Daily Astorian

Daily life for Oregon teachers and students shows the desperate need to invest in schools.



Students participate in Oregon Game Project Challenge | Community  Daily Astorian

Eleven students from Clatsop County traveled to participate in the Oregon Game Project Challenge (OGPC), hosted at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.



Obituary: Helmi L. Romppanen-Netzel  Daily Astorian

Astoria. Dec. 27, 1921 — May 2, 2019. Helmi L. Romppanen Netzel, a lifetime Clatsop County resident, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Seaside, Oregon ...



Astoria schools send $70m bond to voters  Daily Astorian

The Astoria School District will ask voters in November for up to $70 million in bonds over 26 years to finance improvements to its five campuses.



Football: Jordan Poyer football camp June 29  Daily Astorian

The fifth annual Jordan Poyer Football Camp is scheduled for Saturday, June 29 at CMH Field.



Water under the bridge: Clatsop County woman named Miss Oregon  Daily Astorian

10 years ago this week — 2009. John West first set foot in Astoria on July 14, 1850. Exactly 159 years later — on Tuesday — a memorial marker was dedicated ...



School bond campaigns take different approaches  Daily Astorian

The political action committees created to stump for the Astoria and Warrenton school bond measures on the ballot in November have taken different routes to ...



Everyday People: Ballet director comes back to her Astoria roots  Daily Astorian

Lisa Sundstrom, who directs the training company of the Oregon Ballet Theatre, didn't always love ballet. In fact, when she was first taking classes her mom ...



Astoria marching band punches up in regionals  Daily Astorian

The Astoria High School Marching Band placed first in its division and ninth overall in October at the Puget Sound Festival of Bands, a regional competition held ...



Astoria's fishermen third in latest tournament  Daily Astorian

COOS BAY — Astoria High School's bass fishing team of Michael Postlewait and Leo Matthews finished third recently in the high school bass fishing tournament ...



Astoria High School student teams compete in Salmon Bowl  Daily Astorian

CORVALLIS — The Salmon Bowl, a regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl between teams from schools in mostly from Oregon and Idaho, ...



Astoria High School aiming to launch robotics team  Daily Astorian

For the past three years, Astoria High School senior Matt Grauff has traveled to South County rival Seaside High School, where he was an engineer with the ...



Bryant High School in Long Island City unveils new cutting-edge athletic complex  QNS.com

After a rainstorm on Thursday night, the new state-of-the art sports complex at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City was put to the test for its ...



Astoria schools see improvement in attendance  Daily Astorian

The Astoria School District saw chronic absenteeism drop by more than 8 percent in the first year of its Strive for Five attendance campaign.



Obituary: Joyce Marie Cameron  Daily Astorian

Olney. May 4, 1937 — June 10, 2019. Joyce Marie Cameron, a longtime resident of the Astoria area, passed away peacefully Monday, June 10, at her home.



Calendar of events through July 12 | Scene  Seaside Signal

Saturday, June 29. Seaside Duplicate Bridge. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mary Blake Playhouse, across from 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. Come with a partner or call ...



Astoria schools ponder bond to improve buildings  Daily Astorian

The Astoria School District has identified more than $77 million in long-term facilities needs, with a modernization of Astoria Middle School the highest priority.



Jacob was an Astoria entrepreneur  Daily Astorian

Robert “Jake” Jacob, a colorful character with an entrepreneurial spirit who had a hand in creating and preserving landmarks in his hometown of Astoria, died on ...



Hundreds of students in Astoria, Seaside walk out in protest of gun violence  Daily Astorian

Hundreds of students at Astoria and Seaside high schools joined a national school walkout Wednesday against gun violence, one month after the fatal shooting ...



'Fall sports night' opens Astoria's fall season  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School's “fall sports preview night” always marks the unofficial opening of the school sports year.



Former Portland teacher banned from teaching for public indecency in Astoria  Daily Astorian

A controversial former Lincoln High School teacher and Portland teachers union president has had his right to teach permanently revoked after he was convicted ...



Astoria, Seaside graduation rates see double-digit dips  Daily Astorian

Graduation rates in Astoria and Seaside slumped by about 10 percent last year in figures released by the state Department of Education.



Astoria’s teen anglers are best in the state  KOIN.com

Michael Postewait and Leo Matthews fell in love with bass fishing, which has much more science and study involved than you might think.



Astoria High School has new vice principal  Daily Astorian

Liane Donovan just got her first shot as administrator, joining Astoria High School as vice principal under Principal Lynn Jackson.



Mary Louise Flavel Flavel's death closes a chapter on a long and complex history  Daily Astorian

Mary Louise Flavel, a scion of Astoria's famous maritime family and the last descendant of Capt. George Flavel with direct ties to the city, died of natural causes ...



New coffee shop opens on South Slope  Daily Astorian

A new coffee shop has opened on the South Slope.



Astoria, Warrenton candidates talk bonds, homelessness and housing  Daily Astorian

Candidates for city posts in Astoria and Warrenton rarely differed on key issues from homelessness to housing at an election forum in Astoria on Wednesday ...



Miss Clatsop competition set for Jan. 26 | Community  Daily Astorian

SEASIDE — Thirteen young ladies are competing for three titles Jan. 26 in the Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Competition at the Seaside Convention Center.



Music boosters support strings teacher  Daily Astorian

Droves of music supporters packed an Astoria School Board meeting Wednesday night to protest a proposed restructuring of the school district's music program, ...



Everyday People: Astoria grad finds Capitol job with state Rep. Mitchell  Daily Astorian

As a high schooler, Jacob Hulti had been to one or two Astoria City Council meetings.



Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival announces 2019 Court | Community  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Association has announced the members of the 2019 Court, who were formally introduced March 12. They have ...



Clatsop schools look to combat absenteeism  Daily Astorian

As students return to school, educators are searching for ways to combat absenteeism — a nagging issue that hamstrings learning and consistently places ...



Astoria Class of 1989 to hold picnic and reunion  Daily Astorian

The Astoria High School Class of 1989 is holding its 30-year reunion Aug. 16 and 17. The weekend starts with a mixer at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Buoy Beer,



In One Ear: Helping people in need  Daily Astorian

Girl Scout Ella Zilli, an eighth-grader who lives in Astoria, has chosen running a Peanut Butter and Jelly Food Drive for her Girl Scout Silver Award Project, which ...



Astoria High School students can park at Tapiola  Daily Astorian

The Astoria City Council took a stab at solving parking issues at Astoria High School at a meeting Monday night, voting to allow students to park at nearby ...



Astoria schools explore how to pitch a bond  Daily Astorian

Modernizing and rebuilding the classroom wing at the 50-year-old Astoria Middle School was the highest priority in a needs assessment for the Astoria School ...



Astorian makes his mark in the sneaker industry  Daily Astorian

When he saw the photo of retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez wearing his sneakers while proposing to actress and musician Jennifer Lopez, Eric Sarin felt ...



No headline. | Community  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — On Oct. 20, the Warrenton Police Department assisted Astoria High School senior Taylor Palmrose in placing 1000 bottle “Bottle Tags” on ...



Water under the bridge: State, Army approve permits for Costco (2009)  Daily Astorian

10 years ago this week — 2009. Good news has been hard to come by lately for the business community. So the announcement that the U.S. Army Corps of ...



Astoria may get charter school  Daily Astorian

The Astoria School District is planning to make its Gray School campus alternative education program a separate charter school starting next year.



Roscoe, Wev bring different styles  Daily Astorian

Their views were similar, but their presentations weren't.



Obituary: Janet Eleanor (Olsen) Deeder  Daily Astorian

Vancouver, Washington. Dec. 9, 1949 — May 10, 2019. Janet Eleanor (Olsen) Deeder passed away May 10, 2019, at the age of 69, in Vancouver, Washington, ...



Pro-Palestinian Event That Was Planned to Take Place at Astoria Church Canceled  Astoria Post

May 14, 2019 By Meghan Sackman A pro-Palestinian event titled "Palestinian Expulsion and Resistance: The Nakba, BDS and the Great Return March," was.



Astoria schools consider bonds  Daily Astorian

With its general obligation bond from 2000 coming off the books in the summer of 2019, the Astoria School District is considering asking voters for another round ...



Astoria schools honor excellence  Daily Astorian

When she started as a sixth-grade teacher at the then K-8 Lewis and Clark Consolidated School in 1976, Gayla Hollaway remembers her salary was about ...



CYBORG Seagulls take first in tourney | Local News  Seaside Signal

The Seaside High School CYBORG Seagulls Robotics team, along with its two ally teams, CloverBots of CAM Academy in Battle Ground, Washington, and the ...



Track: Astoria girls' dynasty continues  Daily Astorian

The Astoria girls track team won four straight league titles from 2015-18, with one athlete doing the bulk of the scoring.



Girls golf: Seaside second, Astoria third in league tournament  Daily Astorian

Seaside finished second, and the Astoria girls golf team shot its second-best team score of the year to finish third, in the Cowapa League championships.



Water under the bridge: Chinook Tribe pushes for federal recognition (2009)  Daily Astorian

10 years ago this week — 2009. Seafood processing is full of tough jobs, many of which are cold, slimy, repetitious — and even dangerous, for those wielding ...



Hammond man charged after lengthy chase  Daily Astorian

Charges were filed Monday against a Hammond man who allegedly led police on a lengthy chase in Astoria and Warrenton on Thanksgiving before causing a ...



'Hurrah!! Hurrah!!' | Local News | dailyastorian.com  Daily Astorian

We have a view of the German trenches,” wrote Otto Utzinger, a doctor from Astoria, in his diary Sept. 9, 1918, two weeks after arriving on the front lines of.



Obituary: William Charles Thomas  Daily Astorian

Bend. May 25, 1956 — May 4, 2019. William “Bill” Charles Thomas, 62, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon. He leaves ...



Former Lincoln High teacher, union president banned from teaching for public indecency  OregonLive.com

A controversial former Lincoln High teacher and Portland teachers union president has had his right to teach permanently revoked after he was convicted of ...



Obituary: James Ernest Petersen  Daily Astorian

Portland Nov. 21, 1944 — March 18, 2019. Jim Ernest Petersen passed away peacefully at 7:35 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019, at Providence Medical Center in ...



Obituary: Donald Lee Helligso  Daily Astorian

Warrenton Oct. 30, 1930 — May 9, 2019. Donald Lee Helligso, 88, of Warrenton, died May 9, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family. Don was born Oct. 30, ...



Family fights to keep decorations on grave  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — A controversy is brewing over the gravesite of a young woman buried at Ocean View Cemetery.



Hands-on science leads to acclaim for Cain  Daily Astorian

Lee Cain, the fisheries biology teacher at Astoria High School, will soon be honored as one of the top five K-12 science teachers in Oregon.



Former Astoria wrestling coach sentenced for sex crimes  Daily Astorian

A former Astoria High School wrestling coach and Coast Guard officer was sentenced Friday to more than eight years in prison for sex crimes in 2005.



Fishermen greats enter the Hall  Daily Astorian

It's Hall of Fame induction week at Astoria High School, and it will be a crowded field at Friday night's football game, where six individuals and six teams/groups ...



Warrenton schools to pursue bond  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — The Warrenton-Hammond School District will ask voters for $32.4 million in November to buy a master campus and build a new middle school, ...



Steeped in fandom  Daily Astorian

As a teenager, Britta Lundin was steeped in fandoms surrounding films and TV shows, long before the subculture of obsession became visible.



Astoria team reels in a title  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School proved to have the best fishermen in the state May 12 at The Dalles, during the second and final leg of the Student Angler Federation's ...



Crook roughs up and robs a teenager inside elevator at an Astoria high school: cops  QNS.com

Police are looking for a man who followed a teenager into a high school in Astoria, then beat him up and robbed him of his phone. According to police, at 6:38 ...



Preparing Young Women for 21st Century Is Goal of Astoria High School  DNAinfo

Allison Persad is reshaping the all-girls Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria.



Pizazz offers youth dance clinic | Community  Daily Astorian

The Astoria High School Pizazz Dance Team is hosting a Youth Dance Clinic for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 2 in the Astoria High ...



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