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This is something of a detective story. To fully appreciate it, you first need to understand the importance of train connections and the impact of stereographs at the turn of the 20th century …

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I am writing this to encourage people to vote for Vineeta Lower for HD 32 in our May Primary also in our November election.

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I own Lance Wagner Photography in Seaside. In an effort to build stronger community ties I am offering free environmental portraits for anyone that wishes to participate in my Common Thread Po…

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In January a heartbreaking and senseless tragedy occurred in our neighborhood: two children drowned. After king tides this month, another heartbreaking and senseless tragedy might have happene…

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Six years ago I wrote an article about common and unusual things people used to hold their place in a book or bookmark their books. Surprisingly bacon, especially raw bacon, was often used by …

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February is Heart Health month. Maybe you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure. Or maybe you’re just trying to make sure you don’t get it. Either way, there are many things you can do to…

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I believe in Bigfoot, aka Sasquatch. There it is, it’s out there.

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Oregon Dept of Transportation has money to spend on Highway 101 (Seaside Signal, Jan. 31) in Seaside with the following goals: “increase safety, reduce congestion, provide accessibility for pe…

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Since forsaking cable we watch a lot less TV. In fact, when we turn it on, it’s only watch to Netflix. I don’t think I’m missing much as I listen to breaking news throughout the day thanks to …

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I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.

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I’ve been thinking a lot about what to say on The Ship Report about the tragedy on the beach at Falcon Cove near Cannon Beach this weekend. A dad and his two small children were swept out to s…

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My entire life has featured a strong connection to sports. As a youngster, my time was typically spent shuttling to or at football, soccer, basketball, baseball or track practice or to one of …

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The most important thing for me at the Cat Fanciers’ Association Allbreed Cat Show at the Seaside Convention Center this past weekend is that a nice lady let me pet her cat. Actually, she let …

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A new year calls for new efforts. In an effort to be more effective in helping dogs and their humans, today I’m going to be direct: It is the failure of people to align their expectations with…

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Our decision to cut the cord — and by that I mean cable — wasn’t easy. It was a topic of conversation for months. We talked about getting rid of it while watching the news; we talked about it …

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s draft report on the lower Snake River dams raises important questions about the future of our region’s salmon runs, energy and infrastructure. But one of the m…

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Last Saturday I urged Mr. Sax to accompany me to the Lovell Tasting Room at Fort George in Astoria for the annual December holiday party and fundraiser for Clatsop Animal Assistance.

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The commercial Dungeness crab season may be delayed, but the closely monitored shellfish standards enforced by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife continue to keep commercial and recrea…

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The arrival of colder weather and holiday activities in December provides opportunities to keep your homes and family fire safe so everyone can have memorable times when decorating and entertaining.

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I could have spent more time in the hallway and the community room of the Seaside Library last week when I first spied the new exhibit, “Knock Your Socks Off” on display through Jan. 28.

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I hinted in last month’s article that I was not an athletic child growing up, nor a particularly academic student for that matter.

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The first national Thanksgiving proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on Oct. 3, 1863, during the Civil War. It was written by U.S. Secretary of State William Seward.

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The first thing that happened was the old stove croaked. According to Consumer Reports, the average lifespan of any oven, dishwasher, washer, dryer, or fridge is now eight to 12 years. When we…

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Clatsop County voters should decline to sign the petitions that would force a recall vote on Rep. Tiffiny Mitchell. A recall will be expensive, and if it succeeds it will result in a represent…

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Before I had a multidog household, I used to send gratitude cards to people during the holiday season. Now I look for ways to express gratitude to my dogs.

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Seaside photographer Lance Wagner grew up in the Bay area before heading south to Orange County to attend Cal State Fullerton. After graduation he got a job shooting motorcycles for Honda, the…