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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 ...

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 grads sign up for the future  Daily Astorian

Usually, star athletes are the only ones who get signing days when they choose a college. But Astoria High School decided to hold a signing ceremony on ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 senior recognized as Silent Servant | Community  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School senior Henry Samuelson received a Silent Servant student award from the Peter R. Marsh Foundation of Vancouver, Washington, ...

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.

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 ...

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: May 9, 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 ...

The Columbia Press  The Columbia Press

Bill Hunsinger. Age: 73. City: Knappa. Length of time in region: 73 years. Occupation: Semi-retired commercial fisherman. Education: Astoria High School ...

Calendar of events 5-24 to 6-5 | Scene  Seaside Signal

Saturday, May 25. Sou' Wester Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. 9 a.m., to noon, Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside. Seaside ...

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 ...

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 ...

In One Ear: An amazing eye | In One Ear  Daily Astorian

'Braden Saylors (inset) was invited to be the featured artist at The Ocean Lodge, 2864 S Pacific St. in Cannon Beach on Saturday,” his proud mom, Amy Saylors, ...

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 ...

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.

Calendar of events 5-17 to 5-31 | Scene  Seaside Signal

Friday, May 17. Golf Tourney. 2 p.m., Herb Tarlek Day, 1157 N. Marion Ave., Gearhart; 503-717-8159. Saturday, May 18. Oregon's Oldest Known Shipwreck.

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.

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 ...

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 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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Calendar of events 5-10 to 5-24 | Scene  Seaside Signal

Saturday, May 11. Charity Golf Tournament. 8 a.m., the Harry Miller Camp Kiwanilong Charity Golf Tournament; Seaside Golf Course, sponsored by the Seaside ...

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 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 ...

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 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, ...

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 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 ...

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, ...

'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.

IHS trio packs for trip to Germany | Family News  Chinook Observer

Three Ilwaco High School students are gearing up for a trip to Germany.

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.

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 ...

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.

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'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.

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.

Students dissect sharks for fishery class | Community  Daily Astorian

On Feb. 20, as part of Lee Cain's fisheries course, students from Astoria High School dissected juvenile salmon sharks (lamna ditropis) and blue sharks ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Election forums scheduled in Astoria  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 ...

It's back to school for teachers and staff  Daily Astorian

Students all across Clatsop County headed back to school this week. But it wasn't just young people who had to set alarms and get up early for class. Teachers ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Roscoe, Wev bring different styles  Daily Astorian

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Play of the Day: The best from Jan. 18 in high school basketball  Pamplin Media Group

Play of the Day: The best from Jan. 18 in high school basketball, Local Sports, Lake Oswego local Sports, Breaking Sports alerts for Lake Oswego city.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Our View: Raiding workers' comp for PERS a horrible idea  Daily Astorian

PERS will swallow much of the $2 billion that the Oregon Legislature is trying to raise for public schools. Even the Legislature's Democratic leadership concedes ...

High school ritual has cost  Daily Astorian

When Joe Di Bartolomeo drove up to the Astoria Column to meet his daughter, Libby, and take pictures on prom night, he was greeted by an attendant who ...

Mitchell for state House, with reservations | Editorials  Daily Astorian

Let's be realistic — the race to replace retiring state Rep. Deborah Boone, D-Cannon Beach, was likely decided in the May 15 primary.

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.

Poyer camp brings out the kids  Daily Astorian

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

Wauna Federal Credit Union raises $6500 for Astoria Net Shed  Daily Astorian

Staff at Wauna Federal Credit Union choose one charity or nonprofit organization within their footprint to raise funds toward each quarter, and for the first quarter ...

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.

Lawsuit contends state Department of Human Services neglect caused Warrenton teen's 2017 death  Daily Astorian

Attorneys for a Warrenton boy killed in 2017 sued Oregon's child welfare agency Tuesday, alleging the state failed to prevent the 15-year-old's death.

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.

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 ...

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.

I will vote | Columns  Daily Astorian

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

After health scare, teacher commits to wellness  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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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