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With autumn in full swing, it’s hard to pass up the crisp foggy mornings, vibrant colors and the promise of holiday cheer right around the corner. The perfect way to get away, relax and enjoy the seasons change is a hike at Fort Clatsop in the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, where … Read more

Help capture the coast’s scientific beauty. The first round of the current winter’s king tides are coming up Nov. 25-27. Volunteer photographers are invited to assist in the Oregon King Tides Photo Project by taking photos that document the reach of the year’s highest tides. The project take… Read more

ASTORIA — The free speaker series event continues with the "Trials and Tribulations of the Corps of Discovery" by Ian Sampson, presented at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Netul River Room of Fort Clatsop’s visitor center. This is a free lecture series that repeats monthly. Read more

MANZANITA — The art of aging and music programs will present “This Chair Rocks: a Celebration of Music and Aging,” with two shows, both on Wednesday, at 2 p.m and 7 p.m., at Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Ave. Tickets are $10. Read more

ASTORIA — Register now for the OSU Clatsop County Extension Service Master Gardener Training Program. Applications are available at the Clatsop County Extension office, 2001 Marine Drive, Room 210. They are due Friday, Nov. 22. Read more

SOLVE, in partnership with Oregon State Parks, has launched a new Oregon Adopt-A-Beach program on the coast to support ongoing beach cleanups throughout the year. SOLVE currently seeks volunteers to adopt their favorite stretch of beach and serve as its caretaker. Read more

ASTORIA – The Tools for Sustainability Lecture Series, kicks off at 7 p.m Thursday, Nov. 21 at Clatsop Community College, Columbia Hall Room 219, 1651 Lexington Ave.  Read more

LONG BEACH, Wash. — Singer-songwriters and folk musicians Margot Merah and Timothy Hull will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Peninsula Arts Center, 504 Pacific Ave. N. Tickets are $15. Beverages will be available for purchase. Read more

ASTORIA — At the next Nature Matters presentation, Dr. Wayne Carmichael will discuss the need to balance human activities with the importance of managing nutrients in aquatic systems, mitigating harmful algal blooms and reducing health risk — all in the context of a changing climate. Read more

ASTORIA — The American Association of University Women will hold a trivia night fundraiser at 6 p.m. Tuesday at KALA, 1017 Marine Drive. Read more

ASTORIA — Register now for the OSU Clatsop County Extension Service Master Gardener Training Program. Applications are available at the Clatsop County Extension office, 2001 Marine Drive, Room 210. They are due Friday, Nov. 22. Read more

LONG BEACH, Wash. — Singer-songwriters and folk musicians Margot Merah and Timothy Hull will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Peninsula Arts Center, 504 Pacific Ave. N. Tickets are $15. Beverages will be available for purchase. Read more

ASTORIA — At the next Nature Matters presentation, Dr. Wayne Carmichael will discuss the need to balance human activities with the importance of managing nutrients in aquatic systems, mitigating harmful algal blooms and reducing health risk — all in the context of a changing climate. Read more

ASTORIA — The American Association of University Women will hold a trivia night fundraiser at 6 p.m. Tuesday at KALA, 1017 Marine Drive. Read more

Pacific and Clatsop counties are known throughout the region for their tourist attractions, but how long has it been since you visited these sites? The Hometown Tourism Day on Veterans Day Monday allows locals to immerse themselves in our region’s culture. Many museums and organizations are … Read more

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Not long ago, my daily travels took me across the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon on three different bridges. My professional life coupled with my interests and avocation often call for travel in between the state I was born in and the state that I live now. I feel fortunate to … Read more

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Kati Claborn and Luke Ydstie live and breathe music. For more than a decade, the pair has traveled across the country playing with Blind Pilot, the Astoria-Portland based band that first made headlines back in 2008. They’ve performed at packed venues from coast to coast, been featured on NPR… Read more

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In his recently published memoir, Corvallis author Steven Moore shares his experiences as a part-time soldier in the Iowa Army National Guard while exploring lingering questions about the purpose and outcome of America’s presence in Afghanistan. Read more

SEASIDE – Melodie Chenevert, owner and curator of the Museum of the Lost Art of Nursing, will share nursing stories throughout the ages at the Seaside Museum’s next History & Hops session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Seaside Brewing Co. This event is free. Read more

SEASIDE — The Seaside Sashay Square Dance Festival will run from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Seaside Convention Center . The event is free. Read more

SEASIDE — Join land steward and mycology enthusiast Eric Owen of the North Coast Land Conservancy for a fall fungi frolic from 2-4 p.m. Friday at Circle Creek Conservation Center, located at the end of Rippet Road. The outing is free, but pre-registration is required at NCLCtrust.org/fall-fu… Read more

CANNON BEACH — The Haystack Rock Awareness Program will host their annual end of season celebration on the beach. The event will happen at 3 p.m. on Oct. 26 near Haystack Rock. All current and former staff, volunteers and supporters of the program are invited to the free event. Read more

ASTORIA – Haunted Astoria brings together a series of events for three days of spirited fun in Astoria, named the most wicked place on earth in the 1880s by an Oregonian reporter. Read more

Fall is certainly now in full swing. Our region has poets who know how to capture the mood, memories and feelings of the season. These poems hold diverse experiences and illustrate how fall shapes us. The poets each capture the calm, quiet and distinct character of fall. These poems explore … Read more

ASTORIA– The Finnish Brotherhood Auxiliary will host a laksloda luncheon and bake sale Thursday. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Suomi Hall in Uniontown at 244 West Marine Drive. All-you-can-eat meals are $15 a person. Read more

WARRENTON — The 14th annual ScrapHunger event — a scrapbooking, crafting and card-making fundraiser to help feed those in need — takes place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Warrenton Grade School, 820 S.W. Cedar Ave. Read more

The Wildlife Center of the North Coast is looking for volunteers to help the animal care and animal care support teams on site with the rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wildlife. Read more

An elderly Tlingit woman tells a story of fishing with her husband north of Sitka, Alaska in one of the archipelagos that lace the vast shoreline. They entered a bay that was filled with sea otters. She talks of how their call seemed haunting and vaguely human, as did their handsome innocent… Read more