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A few weeks ago, I hosted two virtual game nights: one with high school friends and the other with local friends. The setup was simple. Both nights, my friends and I gathered through a video chat. Then, I shared my computer screen to play a virtual game, like trivia. Read more

During recent weeks, I’ve found it increasingly important to find something positive in each day. This has been comfortingly easy to do, as our community has continued to stay strong and support each other, despite the hardships we face because of coronavirus. Read more

Coast Weekend aims to serve residents by providing information on events and other news of interest along the coast. During the next few weeks, the publication’s coverage will be adapted to represent the coast’s current culture. Read more

The new year has already brought a number of changes to us all. The feeling of a fresh start, the turn of the decade, the first dustings of snow — intermixed with sunny, bluebird days. Read more

Thank you for your participation throughout the year, especially the past few weeks. From the Coast Weekend Photo Contest to the nominations for people making a difference in our community, your voice matters and your votes count. Read more

Our Clatsop and Pacific community is built by the humans that call this place home and carried on the backs of the countless people that dedicate their lives to bettering our surroundings. Read more

Now is the time to show us what you’ve seen — and photographed — this year. Our 2019 Coast Weekend Photo Contest is happening now, and we’re eager to see the coasts of northern Oregon and southern Washington through your eyes. Read more

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Last week, I sat down with David Campiche, a longtime Coast Weekend contributor and his wife, Laurie Anderson, whose cranberry pot roast, original pumpkin pie recipes and apple pie were recently featured in this publication’s dining section. Read more

I sat down with Kati Claborn and Luke Ydstie of The Hackles band, whose new album drops Friday. Here’s a Q&A session from our chat. For more about the band, their creative process and their connections to Astoria, check out the story on page 10. Read more

Last week, I connected with Kathryn Claire, a musician based in Portland who lived in Astoria during the start of her musical career 20 years ago. On Friday, she came back for an evening performance at KALA. Claire and her two bandmates filled the venue and put on a beautiful, intimate show.… Read more

One of my earliest memories took place in the grocery store’s produce section. I was 5 years old, trailing behind my mom as she shopped, absorbed in a chapter book about a magical tree house. As she sorted apples and loaded our cart, I kept my nose in my book, blind to my surroundings and un… Read more

The best story ideas are often ones that someone tells you about. A recent example of this is a story on Lia Ditton, a rower who recently took her rowboat from the Mouth of the Columbia River to San Francisco. She is training to make the arduous trek across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to Sa… Read more

When I interviewed co-founders of Pier Pressure Productions Susi Brown and Daric Moore before the grand opening production featuring Alan Ayckbourn’s “Henceforward,” the duo were on the cusp of seeing a year’s worth of hard work pay off. Read more