Clatsop County, OR

Pacific Power announces grants to support North Coast programs

Throughout the North Coast area, the safety and wellness of the community often begin with some of the hardest-working organizations, those focused on delivering services and programs that offer accessible food and housing, healthcare and mental health support, as well as disaster relief and public safety programs. Their work supports the region's most vulnerable communities, many of which have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rider wins gold at state

Clatsop County’s own Oregon High School Equestrian Team recently completed the first part of its postseason schedule, and returned from central Oregon with three medals. “What a great season for all my athletes,” said coach Brittany Israel, whose team included riders from Astoria, Seaside and Warrenton. “We were...
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CCC Students Receive Awards for Original Research

Nine Clatsop Community College students have been selected as winners of the 2022 Information Literacy Award. The annual prize was divided equally among the nine winners, with two students sharing the award for the nursing student award and seven students who shared the general award. The winners integrated thorough research, synthesizing complex source material, and independent analysis to create captivating new information on a variety of engaging subjects. Each winner received a $133 check from the Clatsop Community College Foundation, which generously funded the competition.

In One Ear: Still searching

Hopefully, things are heating up on the disappearance of Marty Benthin-Evans who, on Feb. 10, 1990, after leaving a wedding reception in Knappa, drove off in a 1984 brown Ford truck. The truck vanished that day, as well. Her sister, Linda Benthin-Wierup (pictured), and the family, have been looking for...

Clatsop County Primary Election results

Only 33% of the registered voters turned to the polls Tuesday May 17, in the primary election in Clatsop County. Of the 30,722 active registered voters, 10,178 ballots were cast in the primary. Ron Brown won Clatsop County District Attorney running unopposed and will not face anyone in the general...

County, city leaders discuss housing at work session

Clatsop County and city leaders met Wednesday to discuss affordable and workforce housing, micro housing and services for the homeless. The joint work session at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds was the first time the governing boards gathered together since before the coronavirus pandemic. The boards agreed to schedule quarterly regional housing meetings to continue the discussion.