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Astoria looks to Benoit as interim city manager

The City Council is expected to appoint Paul Benoit, a former city manager, as Astoria's interim city manager. City Manager Brett Estes announced last week that he will step down on July 4 after accepting a job with the state. Estes, a former community development director and assistant city manager, replaced Benoit in 2014.
ASTORIA, OR
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Tillamook Executive Shares The Most Popular Type Of The Company's Cheese - Exclusive

About 80 farmer families work to provide the milk for Tillamook, supplying what gets turned into their selection of dairy products. It's been that way since Tillamook started in Tillamook, Oregon in 1909. In its more than 100 years in business, the company has added a variety of dairy options to its production line, including ice cream, sour cream, yogurt, and butter. And of course, Tillamook has continued to offer block after block of delicious cheese.
TILLAMOOK, OR
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Astoria outlines homeless camping ordinance

The Astoria City Council expects to move forward with a homeless camping ordinance in the coming weeks that would outline the time and manner for when someone can sleep on public property. A separate resolution would detail places within city limits people can camp. The ordinance is in response to...
ASTORIA, OR
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Did 'Pirate' Sir Francis Drake Land on N. Oregon Coast? New Exhibit Looks at Mystery

(Manzanita, Oregon) – Everybody loves a good pirate tale now and then, and there is a vague possibility one sort of pirate figure made landfall on the north Oregon coast, around the Nehalem Bay. An explorer by most definitions and at the very least a privateer, Sir Francis Drake may have crossed that line into piracy, and some believe he explored Manzanita and the surrounding before any other Europeans.
MANZANITA, OR

Astoria emergency dispatch ends temporary merger with Seaside

Emergency dispatchers returned to Astoria last week after temporarily merging with Seaside over the past several months. The move to Seaside was prompted by staffing shortages at Astoria’s 911 dispatch center, which reached a critical point last fall. The merger, ideally, should have been a flip of the switch, but instead it exposed deficiencies in technology and interoperability that left many emergency responders on the North Coast frustrated.
ASTORIA, OR
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