Ilwaco, WA


Crash takes two lives on Highway 26 in the coast range

BUXTON, Oregon — Two people died and another was seriously injured in a crash early Friday afternoon in the coast range. Oregon State Police said a vehicle was driving west on Highway 26 when it crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle nearly head-on just after 12:00 p.m. The crash was reported near Northwest Ridge Road.

Police: Man checking into Astoria warming center stabs employee

ASOTRIA, Ore. (KPTV) - An Astoria warming center employee was stabbed by a man checking in to stay on Friday night, according to the Astoria Police Department. Police said officers responded to the shelter in the 1000 block of Franklin Street at 9:15 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found a man with multiple stab wounds to the arm and back. He was treated on-scene by the Astoria Fire Department.

Razor Clam Digs Continue Through Wednesday

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers announced Mocrocks beach dig openers last weekend, with continued clamming through Wednesday at both Mocrocks and Copalis beaches. “It’s been about nine months since we last had Mocrocks open for digging, so we are thrilled to have diggers return there,” said...

Westport, February 07 High School 🏀 Game Notice

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“It’s been a really odd 48 hours” Astoria Police Chief Kelly; “Victim” Rescued by US Coast Guard from Columbia Bar, Wanted for Stealing Boat, Other Bizarre Incidents in Clatsop County, Seaside Police Make Arrest Friday Evening

EDITOR’S NOTE: The US Coast Guard video went viral in minutes yesterday. It showed a dramatic rescue as a boat rolled in the waves on the Columbia River bar. You can spot a person aboard the boat attempting to get into the water as the Coast Guard helicopter swimmer is lowered … and then it rolls. The amazing rescue was successful the “victim” taken to the hospital and then released. The drama takes another strange turn as the “victim” is determined to be wanted in Canada, in Clatsop County and he had stolen the boat … Here is the press release from the Seaside Police Department detailing his arrent Friday evning, and the Associate Press coverage that provides more details. You can’t make up this stuff.

Warrenton police outgrow station

WARRENTON — Boxes of police reports, evidence and other files line the walls and fill the shelves of the police station at City Hall. The server room also functions as the break room. Sgt. Jim Pierce’s office doubles as the interview room. Eight officers share four cubicles. Any remaining open space soon becomes storage.

Arrest made in stolen yacht rescue, 'Goonies' fish incident

SEATTLE (AP) — A stolen yacht. A dramatic Coast Guard rescue. A dead fish. And the famed home featured in the classic 1985 film “The Goonies.”. Combined, Oregon police called it a series of “really odd” events along the Pacific Northwest coast spanning 48 hours that concluded Friday night with the arrest of a Canadian man.

Swimming: Astoria girls win Cowapa League title

The Astoria girls swim team has not lost a dual or finished below second in any meet this season, and the Lady Fish kept that streak alive at the Cowapa League meet, last Friday at the Astoria Aquatic Center. Astoria finished first on the girls’ side and second in the...


On Friday, February 3, 2023, at approximately 12:04 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 26 at milepost 41. Preliminary investigation revealed a green Ford Ranger was traveling west on highway 26 when, for unknown reasons, it crossed the centerline and struck a white Honda CRV nearly head-on.

Cannon Beach: An Iconic Destination on Oregon’s Coastline

When most people think of scenic beach getaways in the US, they envision traveling to Hawaii, California, or Florida. Before booking a trip to one of these destinations, consider exploring Cannon Beach. in Oregon instead. According to National Geographic, Cannon Beach has earned a reputation as one of the world’s...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Clatsop County Jail

The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office invites the community to celebrate the completion of the new Clatsop County Jail. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Friday, February 10th, 2023, at 1 pm to commemorate the completion of the facility. The new jail project began after voters approved a $20 million-dollar jail bond in 2018. DLR Group provided architectural and engineering services while Emerick Construction Co. served as the general contractor. Cornerstone Management Group represented the County during the process. The new Clatsop County Jail is located at 1250 SE 19th St., Warrenton Oregon, directly across from the Clatsop County Animal Shelter. Please join us at the ribbon cutting to celebrate and tour the facility.

ARDENT GOURMET: A tablespoon of Astoria, a teaspoon of Seaside

The sea lions barked like feral middle-schoolers taunting a hapless substitute teacher who took a wrong turn into Hell. Luckily, they were beneath the docks on the other side of the Bowline Hotel from the quiet river side to which you providently upgraded. There’s a lesson here: don’t substitute teach.

Boys Basketball: Astoria defeats Seaside, 60-55

The Seaside boys basketball team faced their biggest hurdle standing between themselves and a perfect league season on Saturday night. The Astoria Fishermen were fresh off a win at St. Helens the day before, while the Gulls were without starter Izzy Jantes and playing their third game in four days. It was Astoria’s perfect night for an upset in front of packed home crowd.