Duane Street closure Saturday

On Saturday October 17, 2020 Astoria Public Works Operations will be closing Duane Street between 10th Street and 11th Street while working on water system upgrades.The closure is expected from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or until work is completed.Please note that all schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions.If you have any […]

Williamsport Road closure Friday

On Friday October 16, 2020 Astoria Public Works Operations will be closingWilliamsport Road between the Transfer Station and James Street while machine mowing is in progress. The closure is expected from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or until work is completed.

Free face masks to be distributed Oct. 15

Clatsop County and local partners are again organizing the distribution of free face masks to the public. Masks will be handed out at no cost at multiple locations around the county on Thursday, Oct. 15. This is the fifth distribution event coordinated by the Clatsop County Emergency Management office. The KN95 adult face coverings are […]

New grant program for small businesses and non-profits

CEDR Announces Small Business GrantProgram for Clatsop County~Businesses that Received Less than $100,000 in Federal Relief are Now Eligible From the DirectorKevin Leahy, Executive DirectorCEDR is pleased to announce a new grant program with expanded eligibility for Clatsop County small businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. State of Oregon grants of $5,000 and […]

Mailing your ballot

Given the political push and pull over the U.S. Post Office, I thought I’d check with Astoria Postmaster Phil Padfield on behalf of people who will need to mail in their ballots for the November 3 election. I asked him when they should be posted to be sure they arrive in time to be counted. […]

Air quality update: Advisory lifted for Oregon Coast, smoke to remain elsewhere next couple of days

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency updated an air quality advisory Wednesday for Oregon and Southwest Washington due to smoke from fires in Oregon, Washington and California. ** Información en español ** DEQ has lifted the air quality advisory for the Oregon Coast. […]

Small Business Grant Applications Due Friday

Clatsop County businesses impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for a State of Oregon Small Business Grant between $2,500 and $25,000. Grant applications are due by this Friday and are open to businesses with 25 or fewer employees, including Sole Proprietors. Businesses that did not receive EIDL or Paycheck Protection Program funds are eligible and businesses that received minimal […]

State of Oregon COVID-19 Emergency Grant Funds Now Available for Clatsop County Small Businesses

The Oregon Legislature, in partnership with Governor Kate Brown and Business Oregon, has allocated $230,000 in state funds for the purpose of providing financial assistance to small businesses and non-profit organizations in Clatsop County that have been adversely affected by economic conditions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Oregon has allocated the funds to the […]


Astoria School District (ASD), in partnership with Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH), is working to find solutions for child care issues in our community as the COVID pandemic continues. Both organizations, along with many others, are concerned about their employees’ families and safe child care. As a result, ASD and CMH will assist in the relocation […]

Watch Out for Scam Calls

**The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning the public about several emerging health care fraud schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Scammers are selling fake COVID-19 test kits and unapproved treatments through telemarketing calls, social media platforms, and door-to-door visits. Many scammers are promising free care to patients in order to gain access to their […]