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Friday, April 24th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! With Guest Host Cindy Price

It’s been a month and a day since the governors of both Oregon and Washington shut down all but a few businesses in an attempt to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus.  How has the quarantine affected our local artists and the arts and cultural institutions in our region? We talked with RiverSea Gallery owner…

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Talk of Our Towns, April 29 2020

On this program, Donna Quinn features a rotary telephone interview with Dr. Robert Michael Pyle, who is an American naturalist, writer, teacher, and founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. He is the author of 23 books, including “Chasing Monarchs,” “Where Bigfoot Walks,” and “Wintergreen,” which won the John Burroughs Medal, as well as…

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Local News: Live recording of Astoria City Council, February 18, 2020

Live recording of the Astoria City Council Meeting, Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020. This meeting was held on a Tuesday instead of a Monday because of the Presidents Day Holiday. At this meeting the city voted to uphold the Design Review Commission’s denial of the Grocery Outlet store proposed for the city’s east end gateway district. 

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Local News: Astoria City Council says no to Grocery Outlet proposal

Local News: Astoria City Council says no to Grocery Outlet proposal The Astoria City Council said no last night to the Grocery Outlet project that had been proposed for a triangular-shaped plot of land on Marine Drive next to the Shell station, in the Mill pond neighborhood on the city’s east end.  The council denied…

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Local News: SR4 opens one lane as landslide cleanup continues

Local News: SR4 opens one lane as landslide cleanup continues A single lane of State Route 4 west of Skamokawa, WA, reopened Feb. 8 after a landslide closed the highway Jan. 23. Traffic will alternate through the area using the eastbound lane. The westbound lane will remain closed while Washington State Department of Transportation crews…

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Pet Spotlight

  Below is the Featured Pet of the Week at the Clatsop County Animal Shelter for the week:  BEAR CAT is a three old medium haired male tabby cat.  Volunteers say he is timid  but loves to be petted and loved on.  His owner could no longer keep him.  He’s a handsome boy   See…

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Pet of the Week

The Pet of the Week at the South Pacific County Humane Society:   Pet Spotlight: Chuck   Meet Chuck  – a medium hair, tabby mix. Chuck is a sweetie! A super friendly kitty.  He is gets along great with other cats. He loves to stretch out on a bed in front of the shelter glass doors…

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Friday, Dec 20th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! With Host Carol Newman

Friday, Dec 20th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! host Carol Newman speaks with:   Tattoo artist Renee Barasch with her Simply Human Art studio in Astoria;  OCT Board member Bereniece Jones-Centeno with all the details of the Oregon Cultural Trust credit;  Kathryn McDonald on an open mic night to celebrate Welsh style at Crown Alley…

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Friday, Dec 6th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! With Host Carol Newman

Friday, Dec 6th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! host Carol Newman speaks with: Legends of the Celtic Harp – Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter & Patrick Ball – present “A Winter Gift” at the Performing Arts Center in Astoria; Susi Brown, Sheila Shaffer, Edward James, Arnie Hummasti, Slab Slabinski with Pier Pressure Productions…

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Friday, Nov 29th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! With Host Carol Newman

Friday, Nov 29th at 3 pm, ARTS – Live & Local! host Carol Newman speaks with: Jeanne Maddox Peterson on Little Ballet Theatre’s 45th annual production of The Nutcracker at Astoria H.S.; North Coast Chorale’s Frank Spence & Dusten Martin from CCA Regional Food Bank on the ‘sing along/ play along’ of Handel’s Messiah at…

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Pet Spotlight

  Introducing bionic OYNX! Gorgeous Onyx is about a year old. He is a lean, energetic, alert pointer/retriever mix and a very handsome guy. Onyx loves to play – tennis balls, ropes, tug-of-war, anything he can get a hold of! He will happily play fetch with you all day long, though takes a little encouragement…

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Pet of the Week

The Pet of the Week @ Clatsop County Animal Shelter is NEKO- a 7 year old white lab x. This is one special guy who is deaf but does not let that slow him down. He loves the outside play yard, eagerly learning new skills and jumping in the pool. Neko is an expressive sweet…

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Friday, Nov 15th at 3 pm is ARTS – Live & Local! With Host Carol Newman

Friday, Nov 15th at 3 pm is ARTS – Live & Local! with host Carol Newman and guests: Artists Penny Treat, Kirsten Horning & Betsey Nelson in a group show titled “Edge” at Astoria Visual Arts Gallery; Charlene Larsen from North Coast Chamber Orchestra with two concerts of Russian classical favorites at St Catherine’s in…

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Friday, Nov 8th at 3 pm is ARTS – Live & Local! With Host Carol Newman

Friday, Nov 8th at 3 pm is ARTS – Live & Local! with host Carol Newman and guests: Painter Ed Peterson with “Artful Expressions of Thanks” at Tempo Gallery during Astoria Art Walk;  Documentary film maker Ron Walker with ‘North Coast Musicians’ at the Seaside Library;  KMUN’s Graham Nystrom on the film Corporate Coup d’Etat at the…

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Homeless on the Coast, Part 1 – Haircuts for the Homeless

Join us for this first in a series called “Homeless on the Coast,” where we explore local stories about displaced people in our communities. Earlier this year, I visited the Hygge Salon in Astoria, where they held an event called, “Haircuts for the Homeless.” Anyone can get a haircut for free that day. I learned…

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Alternative Radio

The Current: Alternative Radio 9/19 @ 3pm- Money, you know, is the root of all evil. The pursuit of it no matter the consequences has led to us, as the New York Times describes it, “speeding toward environmental catastrophe.” Unregulated predatory capitalism and its obsession with generating profits no matter the cost to Nature is…