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Guest Column: A rejuvenating time for students and staff  Daily Astorian

The beginning of the school year is a rejuvenating time for students and staff in the Astoria School District, and they are eager to work together for what should ...

Girls soccer: Elmira, Astoria play to 1-1 tie  Daily Astorian

The girls soccer teams from Elmira and Astoria met Tuesday night at Wilsonville High School, for a nonleague contest that resulted in a 1-1 tie.

Schools invest to keep students coming back  Daily Astorian

SEASIDE — Chelsea Archibald was working as a pastry chef at the Stephanie Inn in Cannon Beach when she saw a listing for a new culinary teacher at ...

Fishing: Astoria pair back atop leaderboard  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Fishermen are back in form atop the leaderboard after two high school bass fishing events of the 2019-20 season.

Our View: Vocational education reflects today's reality | Editorials  Daily Astorian

Setting educational policy should follow the old adage, “It takes all sorts of people to make a world.”

Water Under the Bridge: Sept. 17, 2019 | Water Under The Bridge  Daily Astorian

10 years ago this week — 2009. A lot is written about how car manufacturers don't make cars that Americans want. If you were in downtown Seaside over the ...

Obituary: Michael Charles Stenblom  Daily Astorian

Astoria. Jan. 18, 1970 — Sept. 8, 2019. Michael Charles Stenblom, father, husband, friend and master mechanic and tradesman, of Astoria, Oregon, passed ...

Football: Scappoose runs past Astoria in season opener  Daily Astorian

For years, the Cowapa League football championship would often come down to these two teams. The Scappoose Indians (2017 Cowapa champs) are now in ...

Obituary: Linda Fowler  Daily Astorian

Seaside. Oct. 9, 1942 — Aug. 3, 2019. On Aug. 3, Linda Fowler passed away in Seaside, Oregon. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Vernon Fowler, and was ...

Running: Astorians help win HTC High School Challenge  Daily Astorian

It isn't often when some locals make the awards stand in the Hood to Coast.

Businesses should beware of company soliciting advertising  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School is sending out a warning to local businesses, about a company from Texas trying to solicit advertising dollars for sports schedule posters.

AAUW holds panel presentation for girls  Daily Astorian

The Astoria branch of the American Association of University Women will hold a panel presentation on the importance of the sciences to women and girls.

AAUW holds panel presentation | Community  Daily Astorian

The Astoria branch of the American Association of University Women is kicking off its new year with a panel presentation on the importance of the sciences to ...

Volleyball: Astoria set to win  Daily Astorian

The 2019-20 school year has all the makings of a big year for girls' sports at Astoria High School.

In One Ear: Be in a movie!  Daily Astorian

Extras are needed for a feature action/comedy/sci-fi film, "Vireality" (, produced, directed and edited by Astoria High School grad James ...

Former Oregon high school players competing in Division 1 college football  OregonLive

A list of all the former Oregon high school football stars playing college football at the Division 1 FBS level in 2019.

On the Record: Aug. 26, 2019  Daily Astorian

Assault. • Nicholus Allen Lyons, 37, of Astoria, was arrested Saturday on the 900 block of Harrison Avenue for assault in the fourth degree. Criminal trespass.

Obituary: Gerald 'Peanut' Coulombe  Daily Astorian

Warrenton. June 1, 1946 — Aug. 11, 2019. Gerald “Peanut” Coulombe, 73, of Warrenton, died on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at his residence. He was born 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 ...

PEO STAR Scholarship awarded to Van De Grift  Daily Astorian

The PEO STAR Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year was presented to Nara Van De Grift, a senior at Astoria High School, by Sue Farmer, Janet Kemp ...

Essay contest deadline is Oct. 7 | Community  Daily Astorian

Students in grades nine through 12 in Clatsop and Pacific counties are invited to submit an original personal essay to win cash prizes.

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.

Engagement: Hankel — Nelson | Community  Daily Astorian

Mike and Misty Gedenberg, of Astoria, announce the engagement of their daughter, Johanna Hankel, of Astoria, to Manny Nelson, also of Astoria.

Community Notes: Sept. 5, 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 ...

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 ...

Publisher's Notebook: Nothing better than a hometown football game  Daily Astorian

I love watching football, something I credit to my grandmother and mother, both NFL superfans. I've watched pro and college games at all levels, and still buy ...

Football: Astoria High School camp begins Monday  Daily Astorian

The Astoria High School football coaching staff will be conducting a four-day football camp at CMH Field beginning Monday for any students entering ...

Investigation launched after threats at Astoria High School  Daily Astorian

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

Knappa schools pursue school-based health center  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — The Knappa School Board has given the nod to pursue a school-based health center, a controversial step that failed to take hold in Astoria but has ...

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 ...

Jordan's Hope for Recovery holds Rally and Fun Run/Walk  Daily Astorian

The Jordan's Hope for Recovery third annual Rally and Fun Run/Walk is being held Sept. 21 at Astoria High School. On site registration is at 9:30 a.m., and ...

How many state titles for Cowapa in 2019-20?  Daily Astorian

They don't call it the “Conference of Champions” for nothing.

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 ...

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 ...

High school mural honors Chinese culture in Astoria  Daily Astorian

Students at Astoria High School have turned a blank wall on the side of a downtown building into a large mural honoring Chinese culture.

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 ...

Basketball: Riverside camp runs  Daily Astorian

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

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 ...

Astoria school leaders back Student Success Act  Daily Astorian

The Student Success Act being debated at the state Legislature could add another $1.4 million a year to the Astoria School District's budget, Superintendent ...

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 ...

Astoria, facing a flu outbreak, will scrub schools  Daily Astorian

The Astoria School District, facing many students out sick with flu-like symptoms at John Jacob Astor Elementary School, will begin deep cleaning buildings this ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Behind the News: 'Warrenton for Warrenton is the new mantra'  Daily Astorian

Warrenton Mayor Henry Balensifer is not anti-development.

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: 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, ...

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 ...

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 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 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, ...

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 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.

Obituary: Cheri Jeanine Folk  Daily Astorian

Gearhart. 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 ...

Knappa wrestling coach resigns amid questions over supervision  Daily Astorian

The longtime Knappa High School wrestling coach and two of his assistants resigned on Wednesday after what the school district superintendent described as ...

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 ...

Seaside student threatens school shooting  Daily Astorian

SEASIDE — A Seaside High School student was suspended Tuesday after threatening a school shooting.

Track: Astoria's Clement ready to go the distance  Daily Astorian

The boys' cross-country and track programs at Astoria High School are about to get very, very good.

Obituary: Harry Alan Utti | Obituaries |  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, ...

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 ...

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.

Astoria encourages Goonies celebration, discourages house visits  Daily Astorian

Goonies are coming. This weekend marks the 34th anniversary of the release of the cult classic, “The Goonies,” and Astoria plans to celebrate. But while city and ...

Oregon takes initial step in student success plan  Daily Astorian

SALEM — Oregon's ambitious and costly plan to transform its public schools begins with one person. On Thursday, the first employee — one of dozens ...

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 ...

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 ...

Calendar of Events  Daily Astorian

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

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 ...

Volleyball: Lund and the Gulls ready for 'one crazy season'  Daily Astorian

Challenges? They've got one in Seaside, when it comes to the upcoming high school volleyball season.

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.

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.

Baseball: Astoria's Conor Harber now pitching in Mexico  Daily Astorian

Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico, is the latest stop in the professional baseball career of Conor Harber.

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

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 ...

Obituary: Marian H. McBride  Daily Astorian

Astoria. Nov. 23, 1932 — June 23, 2019. Marian H. McBride, age 86, of Astoria, Oregon, passed away peacefully at home on June 23, 2019, surrounded by all of ...

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.

Authorities investigate suicide on Astoria Bridge  Daily Astorian

A Warrenton man jumped off the Astoria Bridge on Thursday morning.

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.

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.

Obituary: Susan Catherine Lewis  Daily Astorian

Astoria. April 24, 1938 — Aug. 5, 2019. Susan Catherine Lewis passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, of age-related causes. She was born in Portland, Oregon ...

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 ...

Writer believes his Astoria tale inspired 'Goonies'  Daily Astorian

A gang of plucky kids in Astoria stumbles upon an old treasure map and sets out to find hidden gold, an adventure filled with danger, chases and goofy villains.

Knappa looks to bond to improve schools  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — The Knappa School District has begun looking at a new property tax bond to improve its campuses, with a baseline of $10 million to avoid raising ...

State lawmakers direct money to Astoria  Daily Astorian

State lawmakers have directed $1 million in lottery money for the cleanup and redevelopment of Astoria Warehousing, a sprawling former canned seafood ...

Grocery Outlet looks to build in Astoria  Daily Astorian

Grocery Outlet hopes to build a store next to the new Astoria Co+op.

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 Regatta announces court | Community  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Regatta Association recently announced the dignitaries of the 2019 Astoria Regatta. Former mayor Willis Van Dusen has accepted the post of ...

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 ...

After suicides, some want signs on the Astoria Bridge  Daily Astorian

After two apparent suicides at the Astoria Bridge in May, emergency responders and state officials say there is little they can do to dissuade people from jumping ...

Astoria man accused of abusing girl over four years  Daily Astorian

Douglas Trent Davis, 57, of Astoria, was arrested Thursday and arraigned Friday on charges that he sexually abused a preteen girl over the past four years.

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, ...

Volunteer Notes: Aug. 15, 2019 | Community  Daily Astorian

4-H — Looking for 4-H leaders. For information, call Sandra Carlson at the Oregon State University Extension at 503-325-8573. American Red Cross — Needs ...

Southern Exposure: Naming the new Seaside schools | Columns  Daily Astorian

Perhaps the most unheralded local election is the one scheduled for Nov. 5 at the elementary and middle schools.

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 ...

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 ...

Warrenton Grade School principal chosen as superintendent  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — The Warrenton-Hammond School Board has chosen Tom Rogozinski, the principal of Warrenton Grade School since 2013, as the school ...

Hunsinger faces challenger for Port Commission  Daily Astorian

Port of Astoria Commissioner Bill Hunsinger has drawn a challenge in the May special district election from Scott McClaine, a former Port security guard and ...

New businesses abound in downtown Astoria  Daily Astorian

Downtown Astoria has added more than 20 new businesses in the first half of the year, part of a longer-term surge of investment in the urban core. Sarah Lu ...

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 ...

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