Astoria Council news blog

Ward 1 Astoria City Councilor Roger Rocka and his wife, Jan Mitchell.

Announcing a second round of relief funding for artists: Artist Resilience Program to provide $1.5 million for Oregon artists

For Immediate ReleaseJan. 13, 2022Contact: Carrie Kikel, Oregon Arts Commission, (503) 480-5360 Salem, Oregon – The application is now live for the Artist Resilience Program, a second round of relief funding for Oregon artists offered by the Oregon Arts Commission in partnership with the Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller […]


The City of Astoria welcomes applications from those interested in serving on various Committees, Boards and Commissions which support City programs and functions. These volunteer positions offer opportunities to play significant roles in the community and in local government. There are currently openings on: The Design Review Committee (DRC); applicant must be a design professional […]

DEALING WITH STRESS December 14th at 6PM

In an emergency, fear and anxiety are a natural reaction. However, there are ways to prepare for those tense, anxious moments with an emotional toolkit that helps you cope and respond effectively during a disaster. Brain research suggests that mindfulness can lower blood pressure, reduce depression and anxiety, and rewire parts of the brain. Prepare […]

33rd Annual Astoria Fire DepartmentHoliday Food Parade

December 6th, 7th and 8th – 6:30pm to 8:30pm The Astoria Fire Department fire engines will be parading through Astoria neighborhoods to pick up non-perishable food items and donations for needy families this Christmas.Fire engines will be decorated with lights, Christmas music will be playing, and we have heard that Santa will make an appearance!Please […]

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