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State files lawsuit against RV park owners

ILWACO, Wash. — The state has filed a lawsuit against the new owners of Beacon RV park, alleging the owners are ignoring their tenants’ legal protections. The filing by the Washington Attorney General’s Office for a preliminary injunction comes on the heels of a cease and desist order issued in late July. Only a few days after the cease and desist order, Michael and Denise Werner of Deer Point Meadows Investments LLC ordered the demolition of several trailers at the RV park at the Port of Ilwaco.
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Sunken Ferry Removed in Astoria, Aug. 9

USCG release – ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard concluded operations to remove pollution threats from the ferry vessel Tourist No. 2 in Astoria Friday. Global Diving and Salvage recovered approximately 525 gallons of diesel from the vessel with sorbents and active pumping. Five cubic yards of hazardous material were recovered. “Despite extensive damage to the starboard side of the vessel, Global Diving and Salvage was able to successfully mitigate a significant threat to the environment and Columbia River as a whole,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jarrod Pomajzl, the Incident Management Division Chief at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River. “I commend all parties involved for their diligent and adaptable response to this challenging incident.” The final disposition of the vessel will be coordinated through the Oregon Department of State lands, in conjunction with the City of Astoria and the owner. The cause of the incident is under investigation.

Cannon Beach residents weigh in on e-scooter ban

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (KPTV) - City leaders in Cannon Beach tried to envision what their city would be like if electric scooters were allowed. They didn’t much care for the thought. But some people FOX 12 talked with didn’t think it’d be so bad. “I think it’s...

Where to Drink This Week

517 NW 21st Ave., 503-248-6317, 4 pm-midnight Monday-Thursday, 2 pm-1 am Friday, noon-1 am Saturday, 2 pm-midnight Sunday. You never know exactly what you’ll find on North 45′s rear patio, but it’s the promise of a rollicking scene tucked out of street view that keeps people waiting for a seat. But like a mullet, the party in the back is balanced by a measure of refinement. The drink list circumnavigates the globe, from renowned Belgian Trappist beers to a booklet of spirits that’s almost two dozen pages long.

Planning Commission denies developer’s application

The two important items on the agenda at he July 28 Planning Commission meeting, were a further consideration of the Cannon Beach Transportation System Plan (TSP) as well as evaluation of a permit for a three-lot partition to allow construction of three single-family residences bordering the native wetlands lying between Forest Lawn Road and Hemlock Street.
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Rob Phillips: Famed Buoy 10 can be "lights-out fishing," but patient anglers can wait and land big salmon closer to home

Just about every salmon angler in the Northwest knows about the famous fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River, commonly known as Buoy 10. The actual big red Buoy 10 marks the boundary between the Columbia and the Pacific Ocean. This year, the Buoy 10 salmon season is predicted to be pretty good one, as some half million chinook salmon and a million coho salmon are forecast to be returning to the Columbia in the days and weeks ahead.

Poyer, Bills on target for big season

Finally, a more routine offseason for Astoria’s Jordan Poyer. No masks required, his youth football camp was back in session, the golf tournament made its second appearance, and Poyer will be entering the 2022 NFL season more motivated than ever.

Removal of pollution threats from sunken Oregon ferry ends

The Coast Guard finished operations to remove pollution threats from the ferry vessel Tourist No. 2 in Astoria, Ore., on Friday. Global Diving & Salvage Inc., Seattle, recovered approximately 525 gals. of diesel from the vessel with sorbents and active pumping. Five cubic yards of hazardous material were recovered. “Despite...

The Best Frozen Delights to Enjoy This Summer

‘Tis the season for ice cream and other delectable frozen delights! Luckily, there’s no shortage of “cool” desserts to try in Astoria. Whether you prefer soft serve or hard ice cream, gelato or Italian ices, there’s something to satisfy every taste here in the neighborhood. So go ahead and beat the heat with these icy treats this summer.
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The best places in the US to visit in August

From hot springs in New Mexico to lobster feasts in Maine, here's how to make the most of this summer month. Whether you’re looking to rock out, hit the coast, or lose yourself in nature, here are some of the best destinations in the U.S. for making the most out of summer’s end.

Outdoor Markets of Oregon's North Coast Food Trail: What's New, What's Cool

(Manzanita, Oregon) – Oregon's North Coast Food Trail is one of the more delicious and engaging self-guided tours you can take in the region's tourism industry. Where dozens of edible wonders meet the sea, there's actually a side to the whole thing that's hiding in plain sight: the outdoor markets. (Above: Cannon Beach Farmers Market, courtesy photo)