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In One Ear: Loose license | In One Ear  Daily Astorian

Julie Jackson sent in a fun little tidbit. “Last week a logging company was clearing an area off a dirt road when they discovered a pink purse in the rubble, and ...

High School Boys Basketball: Farmington dominant in defeating South Fulton  Canton Daily Ledger

Farmington boys basketball coach Jeff Otto remembered all too well his team's last trip to Astoria High School two years ago.

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.

Investigation launched after threats at Astoria High School  Daily Astorian

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

Community Notes: Jan. 11, 2019 | Community  Daily Astorian

SATURDAY. Lower Columbia R/C Society — 8:30 a.m., Buoy 9 Restaurant & Lounge, 996 Pacific Drive, Hammond. Local Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) ...

Ingersoll 8th grade squad opens season with victory  Canton Daily Ledger

The Canton Ingersoll eighth grade volleyball team started its 2019 season Monday evening with a 25-12, 26-24 victory over South Fulton at Astoria High School.

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.

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 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 ...

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

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

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 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.

The Columbia Press  The Columbia Press

Five young women will compete for the title of Miss Clatsop County later this month and nine teenagers will vie for Miss Clatsop County's Outstanding Teen and ...

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.

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 ...

A new voice for agriculture  Daily Astorian

Tess Hamby grew up on a beef, wheat and hay farm in Eastern Oregon, taking youth agricultural programs like 4-H since she was in the second grade, and the ...

Astoria theater searches for a leader  Daily Astorian

Theater director Wayne Doyle sat near the front of Astoria High School's auditorium last week, watching the cast of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” run through the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Candidate forum tonight in Astoria  Daily Astorian

An election forum featuring candidates for Astoria mayor and City Council, Warrenton mayor, Clatsop County commissioner and state House District 32 is ...

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 ...

Busy summer brings Poyer to Astoria  Daily Astorian

He's back! And for the first time, he's returning as a Buffalo Bill, and not a Cleveland Brown. Jordan Poyer will be a little here, there and everywhere Saturday, ...

School board seeks input on bond levy | Columns  Daily Astorian

As chairperson for the Astoria School District Board of Directors, I am honored and proud to serve on the board for one of the oldest school districts in Oregon, ...

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, ...

New coffee shop opens on South Slope in Astoria  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 ...

Equestrian: Astoria athletes back in the saddle again  Daily Astorian

The Oregon High School Equestrian Team from Astoria High School is preparing for its biggest meet of the year, as the girls and their horses head for ...

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 ...

Calendar of Events  Daily Astorian

A listing of events scheduled to occur in the Columbia-Pacific region. Visit ( for more information and updates.

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 ...

Astoria's teen anglers are best in the state

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

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.

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 ...

A LOOK BACK: 2018 — 2018: The year that was  Canton Daily Ledger

2018 was a year of looking back. This was particularly true because of the 200th anniversary of Illinois as a state. To commemorate this anniversary, the Ledger ...

Election forums scheduled in Astoria | Local  Daily Astorian

Voters will be able to hear from local election candidates at two upcoming events. The first event, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, will be a forum featuring ...

New athletic director, volleyball coach for Seaside  Daily Astorian

Seaside High School has filled a couple of vacancies in the athletic department, as the Gulls head into the summer season.

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 ...

A chance to meet your local candidates | Columns  Daily Astorian

Your daily newspaper should be like your friend next door who knows some things that you don't, and shares with you important stuff about where we live.

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, ...

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.

Astoria hoopsters learn from the best  Daily Astorian

As a commitment to developing a strong high school basketball program, two Astoria Fishermen flew south to Arizona last month to take part in a Phoenix Suns' ...

Schools seek career pathways for students  Daily Astorian

With a new infusion of interest in career-technical education, local high schools are busy organizing hands-on courses into state-certified career pathways to ...

Poyer camp brings out the kids | Local  Daily Astorian

Ninety kids, ranging from kindergartners through the eighth grade, participated in Jordan Poyer's football camp, held Saturday morning at CMH Field.

Educators hope to build up at middle school  Daily Astorian

The centerpiece of the Astoria School District's long-term facilities plan is to tear down an aging, one-story academic wing at Astoria Middle School and replace it ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Astoria High School reports 0.1% truancy rate  Peoria Standard

The truancy rate at Astoria High School fell to 0.1 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Peoria Standard analysis of the latest Illinois schools ...

Twin talents | Local News |  Daily Astorian

'Tis the season for Senior Days and Senior Nights — those occasions when senior athletes are honored for their participation in varsity sports.

Roscoe, Wev bring different styles  Daily Astorian

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

A little 'Pre' history at Hayward Field  Daily Astorian

The precursor to the Prefontaine Classic was the 1973 “Hayward Field Restoration Meet,” staged to raise money to replace the old west grandstands.

More than just a summer job  Daily Astorian

Rebecca Sprengeler felt bad not being able to take on shifts at her usual summer job at Pelican Brewing Co. in Cannon Beach, despite the need for help during ...

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 ...

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.

Housing, growth shape Warrenton mayor's race  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — Housing, managing future growth in Warrenton and development in Hammond top the list for the mayoral candidates in Warrenton.

Jumping in  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Parks and Recreation Department hopes more detailed job descriptions and an array of wages and salaries for part-time and seasonal employees ...

Track: Astoria hosts Seaside and Tillamook in opener  Daily Astorian

Astoria hosted a three-way, season opening track meet Thursday, along with Cowapa League rivals Seaside and Tillamook.

Poyer football camp set for July 14  Daily Astorian

After a one-year absence, the Jordan Poyer Football Camp is returning to Astoria for a one-day event, July 14 at CMH Field.

Congressional candidates on display in Astoria  Daily Astorian

In the absence of U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, five challengers vying for her seat in the 1st Congressional District pitched themselves to voters during an ...

After health scare, teacher commits to wellness | Local  Daily Astorian

Sara Oien's life was busy enough. She and her husband, Chris, have two young boys and triplet girls. She was teaching social studies full time at Astoria High ...

Kaylee Mitchell takes third in championship meet  Daily Astorian

MONMOUTH — Former Astoria High School athlete Kaylee Mitchell finished third individually, helping the Seattle Pacific women's cross-country team to a ...

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

By BETSY HAMMOND and BETHANY BARNES. The Oregonian | OregonLive. A controversial former Lincoln High teacher and Portland teachers union ...

I will vote | Columns  Daily Astorian

No matter where I am, who is running, or what the position is, I will always vote.

Appeals court sides with former Astoria principal  Daily Astorian

The Oregon Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed sanctions against former Astoria High School principal Larry Lockett over his handling of a relationship ...

Schacher — Agalzoff | Community  Daily Astorian

Aimee Schacher of Beaverton, daughter of Michael and Melissa Schacher of Gearhart, exchanged wedding vows with Nicholas Agalzoff, also of Beaverton, ...

Former Astoria wrestling coach found guilty of sex crimes  Daily Astorian

A former Astoria High School wrestling coach and Coast Guard officer was found guilty Wednesday of multiple sex crimes in 2005.

Gathering against gun violence  Daily Astorian

A red Toyota Prius was stopped at a street signal Saturday afternoon at an intersection facing east on Commercial Street by Eighth Street. During the wait, a ...

Girls basketball: Big 35-1 run lifts Astoria past Redmond  Daily Astorian

The Astoria girls basketball team turned an early 8-0 deficit into a 35-9 lead midway through the third quarter Thursday night, and the Lady Fishermen cruised to ...

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 ...

Grand Land Parade a Regatta tradition | Local  Daily Astorian

Floats, clowns, dancers, a marching band and the Astoria Regatta princesses paraded through downtown on Saturday for the Regatta's annual Grand Land ...

County fair opens with new attractions  Daily Astorian

The Clatsop County Fair opened on Tuesday with signature rides, funnel cakes and 4-H competitions, along with a few changes, thanks to new manager John ...

Car splash | Life |  Daily Astorian

Every summer, two weeks after school got out, the 175000 gallons of chlorinated water gushing into Tapiola Pool signaled, for me, the official start of summer.

'Hurrah!! Hurrah!!' | Local News |  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.

Bonamici tackles guns, safety and more at town hall  Daily Astorian

Guns and safety headlined a town hall Thursday with U.S. Rep Suzanne Bonamici at Astoria High School.

Astoria schools lock last door  Daily Astorian

Kate Gohr, the principal at John Jacob Astor Elementary School, has mixed feelings about the building's distinction as a main filming location in the 1990 ...

Swimming: Astoria scores big in 'Andrew's Meet'  Daily Astorian

The first big home meet of the season is always a fun one for the Astoria swim team — and it's even more enjoyable for the Fish when they win.

Locals honor veterans, mark end of Great War  Daily Astorian

Nation Mad With Joy,” read the headline across the top of The Morning Astorian a century ago, announcing the end of World War I.

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 ...

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

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 ...

College faces falling wall  Daily Astorian

Clatsop Community College could be facing an expensive repair of a deteriorating rock wall in front of Towler Hall on its main campus.

Former assistant wrestling coach in Astoria, Beaverton convicted of sex abuse

A man who worked as an assistant wrestling coach at Astoria High School and Beaverton High School was convicted on charges including first-degree sex ...

From the Fishermen to the Mudcats, Conor Harber's wild baseball ride  Daily Astorian

Conor Harber has been on both ends of the fishing line, so to speak, when it comes to his baseball career. The former Astoria Fisherman (Class of 2012) is ...

Oregon's graduation rate is abysmal  Daily Astorian

What is it about Oregon that makes high school graduation so difficult?

Hip, hip, hooray!  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School graduated about 120 students Saturday.

Drilling down  Daily Astorian

Inside the new engineering lab at Astoria High School, Glen Fromwiller's students are busy learning the skills of modern manufacturing.

Your move | Life |  Daily Astorian

You want to learn to play chess, but you think: I'm too old. There's no place to learn. Chess is too complicated. I can't find an instructor. I could never.

Midterm math | Local News |  Daily Astorian

The narrative in the past week has been that Oregon's voter turnout in the general election has been about average. But is the full story being told?

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.

Athletes of the Week  Daily Astorian

Astoria relays. The Astoria girls 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay teams not only qualified for state, the Lady Fish also set school records in both events at the ...

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 ...

Pot prices plummet  Daily Astorian

ASTORIA — It's a buyer's market for recreational marijuana across Oregon.

Logue, Lovvold highlight new AHS Hall inductees  Daily Astorian

Five individuals, two teams and a contributor are set to be inducted into the Astoria High School Hall of Fame.

Benefit dinner for Putman set for Saturday | Community  Daily Astorian

A benefit dinner for Jim Putman starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds, 92937 Walluski Loop. In addition to dinner, the event features a ...

Former Astoria wrestling coach sentenced to 9 years in prison for sex crimes  KATU

ASTORIA, Ore. – A former Astoria High School wrestling coach was sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison after he was found guilty of sex abuse crimes.

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.

Closing the opportunity gap  Daily Astorian

In the basement of John Jacob Astor Elementary School Wednesday, Emily Townsend took her first-, second- and third-graders through a lesson about exotic ...

A useful exercise in civic discourse | Columns  Daily Astorian

Filling out an election ballot can be puzzling when you don't know much about the candidates.

Gilbert, Hageman back for Astoria wrestling  Daily Astorian

Considering that they compete in one of the toughest districts at the Class 4A level, a sixth-place finish (out of 11 teams) wasn't that bad for the Astoria wrestling ...

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