The Port of Astoria and City of Astoria are partnering to develop the Port of Astoria Waterfront Master Plan that creates a vision and implementation strategy for the Port’s industrial waterfront.  With recent changes in industry and trade, this site is now poised to re-invent itself, to be a place of commerce and enjoyment, a […]

Dealing with Stress

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 […]

Clatsop County Redistricting – Public Forums

The US Census data was recently released telling us of population changes for Clatsop County, and these results will require the boundaries for the five county districts to change. Clatsop County is working with Portland State University (PSU) and the Center for Public Service to make sure people in the County can share what they […]

Some news from ODOT

Painting Begins on the Astoria-Megler Bridge We have started installing containment equipment on the bridge to prepare for the upcoming painting and repairs. During construction, plan for a single lane traffic with flaggers and up to 20 minute delays on weekdays. Single lane closures will be allowed: Daily, Monday through Thursday, between 6 a.m. to […]


The City of Astoria and the Astoria Fire Department are preparing for Fire Prevention Week. This year Fire Prevention Week will be October 3rd through the 9th. During this week the Astoria Fire Department will be busy spreading this year’s fire safety message; “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety” The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) […]

Crosswalk painting Sept. 26-30.

Olson Asphalt Maintenance, Contractor for the City of Astoria, will be performing crosswalk and traffic symbol striping at night from September 26th to September 30th. The work will take place between 7pm and 5am and is currently planned for the following locations and dates. Temporary lane closures should be expected. Sunday night 9/26/21: Mill Pond […]

Astoria-Megler Bridge Project

Project Description: This 3 year project is designed to perform pressure washing and maintenance coating on plate girder spans, deck truss spans, and through truss rocker bents and bearings. This Project includes rivet replacements. Additionally, sealant will be replaced at the existing expansion joints. Traffic Impacts: Staged Temporary Pedestrian Traffic Routes (TPAR) underneath the bridge near the […]