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On June 29 at 11:30 a.m. a car prowl was reported at a motel in Long Beach. There was no sign of forced entry. Battery packs, an emergency room kit, tire pump, eyeglasses and a set of New Test…

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SOUTH BEND — The following individuals were booked into Pacific County Jail for the charges listed:

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LONG BEACH PENINSULA — In next week’s issue of the Observer, readers will hear from the three candidates running for the peninsula-based seat on the Pacific County Commission ahead of the Aug.…

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LONG BEACH — Help is on the way for city of Long Beach businesses and households that have had trouble paying bills due to the fallout of the covid-19 pandemic.

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LONG BEACH PENINSULA — As local officials expected, communities on the peninsula were overflowing during the Fourth of July weekend, even as newly confirmed cases of covid-19 reached record hi…

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Pacific County is destined to pass its census response rate from 2010 in the coming weeks, but now ranks dead last in Washington state in responding to the 2020 Census.

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This was the scene at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Beards Hollow and Fishing Rocks at the south end of the Long Beach Peninsula’s main seashore. Sunny skies brought out a crowd, with heavy traf…

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CATHLAMET — Thanks to dental records, human remains found June 26 on Wahkiakum County’s Columbia River shoreline were identified on July 2 as those of Cory Martin, 26, of Portland, the Wahkiak…

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ILWACO — Patrick Webb, master of the Masonic lodge in Ilwaco, has been given a one-year appointment with the Freemasons’ statewide organization.

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South Pacific District Court as well as Ilwaco and Municipal Court hearings held at 7013 Sandridge Road. If you have questions, call 360-642-9417. The following cases were scheduled for action…

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ASTORIA — Continuing a systematic effort to reunite salmon habitat in Columbia River estuary with the creeks that run into its northern reaches, a project later this summer will make a culvert…

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PACIFIC COUNTY — Beach approaches will be open for Independence Day after county and city elected officials determined an influx of visitors to the coast for the holiday weekend was inevitable.

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PACIFIC COUNTY — Five more Pacific County residents contracted covid-19 bringing the county’s total number of cases to 18 as of Saturday, June 27.

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PACIFIC COUNTY — People will not face criminal charges for not wearing masks, according to the Long Beach Police Department and the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. ― As the 2019 tax filing and payment deadline approaches, the IRS is reminding taxpayers and businesses that 2019 income tax liabilities as well as postponed April 15 and June…

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ILWACO — Headway was made last week in the city of Ilwaco’s quest to protect both its water source and the environment in the near — and far — future.

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OLYMPIA — Long Beach City Councilor Tina McGuire was recognized by the Association of Washington Cities in June, receiving an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership.

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LONG BEACH PENINSULA — As preparations for the 2020-21 school year continue to dominate the agenda at Ocean Beach School District, another expected change at OBSD was on the minds of the distr…

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South Pacific District Court as well as Ilwaco and Municipal Court hearings held at 7013 Sandridge Road. If you have questions, call 360-642-9417. The following cases were scheduled for action…

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On June 22 at 1:16 p.m., on Washington Avenue, an assault was reported. The incident involved money that was allegedly stolen. After an initial confrontation between the two men, Timothy R. Tu…

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Aidan Auttelet, 17, and Aiden Ashbridge, 16, try out their new form of transportation on Monday, June 29 in the parking lot of Culbertson Park, corner of Second Street South and Washington Ave…

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MEGLER — Oregon used paintball guns to discourage nesting on the Astoria-Megler Bridge this spring ahead of an inspection of the massive structure. Loudspeakers still routinely blast eagle screams.

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ILWACO — Since March, hospitals large and small alike have been dealt significant financial blows in the United States due to the covid-19 pandemic, as elective surgeries and other core servic…

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OLYMPIA — Face masks? Required. Six feet between desks? Required. Daily health screening? Required. As school districts begin to plan the logistics of holding in-person classes for the upcomin…