Smoke testing

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will have a contractor performing smoke testing at 70 W. Marine Dr. The testing will begin on Monday, February 14, 2022. The information gained from smoke testing in this location will help DEQ gather information about the storm drainage system. A special, non-toxic smoke will be used in these […]

Heritage Square

If you would like to provide email testimony to the Astoria City Council about the proposals for housing development at Heritage Square you may use the following link. Your comments will be included in the record that the council reads. The City Council will discuss Heritage Square development on Monday, February 7 beginning at […]

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 […]

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 […]


The City of Astoria has been notified by the following water districts that the boil water notice is no longer in effect: Willowdale, Riverpoint, John Day, Fern Hill, and Olney-Walluski. Water continues to be safe to drink for Astoria water customers and water conservation efforts are no longer needed. Thank you for your patience and […]