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Stories with place: Astoria
  • Developer sprucing up Astoria landmark 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 11:33 am

    ASTORIA, Oregon - This summer, local developer Paul Caruana became the sole owner of the John Jacob Astor Hotel, the pre-eminent architectural landmark in downtown Astoria.

  • Astoria Column vandalized days before restoration complete 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 10:42 am

    ASTORIA, Oregon - Vandals broke into the Astoria Column and damaged the historical landmark just days before a $1 million restoration project was expected to be finished.

  • LNG critics ask Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to oppose project 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 9:50 am

    ASTORIA, Oregon - Confident that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will eventually issue a license for Oregon LNG's $6 billion liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline on Warrenton's Skipanon Peninsula, opponents are calling on Gov. Kate Brown to take a stand against the project.

  • Teen killed in crash east of Astoria 
    Updated: Sep-19-15 8:28 pm

    ASTORIA, Oregon - An Astoria teen has been killed in a car crash on Highway 202 east of Astoria.

  • Shark-bitten marine mammals found on Oregon beaches 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 8:39 pm

    ASTORIA, Oregon - In at least one telling of the story, a local surfer is out looking for waves in the ocean off Fort Stevens State Park around this same time several years ago.

  • Astoria to conduct inventory of vacant housing 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 12:35 pm

    ASTORIA, Oregon - Astoria officials will conduct an inventory of vacant housing as the start of an effort to confront the city's lack of affordable housing.

  • Astoria council takes stand against vacation rentals 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 3:23 pm

    ASTORIA, Oregon - Drawing an unusually sharp line, the Astoria City Council rejected a zoning change that would have allowed a new vacation rental at 16th Street and Franklin Avenue.