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Knappa wrestling coach resigns amid questions over supervision  Daily Astorian

The longtime Knappa High School wrestling coach and two of his assistants resigned on Wednesday after what the school district superintendent described as ...

Knappa looks to bond to improve schools  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — The Knappa School District has begun looking at a new property tax bond to improve its campuses, with a baseline of $10 million to avoid raising ...

Knappa assistant coach accused of having sex with student  Daily Astorian

Nathaniel Stephen Dale Truax, an assistant coach at Knappa High School, was arraigned Wednesday on one count of rape in the third degree and one count of ...

Knappa graduate enjoyed freedom of online school  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — As a kindergartner at Hilda Lahti Elementary School in Knappa, Mikayla Rethati said, she was academically in second grade, having fun at school ...

Isom takes over as Knappa coach  Daily Astorian

It's been a summer of transition for the Knappa boys basketball program, which recently finished up its off-season under a new head coach.

Knappa's Spencer leaves for Sedro-Woolley job  Daily Astorian

Knappa High School athletic director and boys basketball Chris Spencer is on his way back north, after accepting a job as dean of students and head boys ...

Knappa student removed after threatening remarks  Daily Astorian

A student was removed from Knappa High School Tuesday after making threatening remarks.

Loggers on a roll  Daily Astorian

Former Major League Baseball manager Tommy Lasorda once said, “No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games.”

Knappa has a 'To the Moon and Back' prom night  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — With the help of art teacher Janet Sheridan and wood/metals shop teacher Tim Kamppi, Knappa High School put on an “out of this world prom” on ...

Baseball: Knappa's Reuben Cruz will be a Roadrunner  Daily Astorian

A third member of Knappa's baseball powerhouse signed a letter-of-intent Wednesday.

Knappa High School fills up with art  Daily Astorian

Knappa High School held its 2014-15 art show May 8, with more than 80 students in grades seven through 12 showcasing more than 100 pieces of artwork.

Knappa looks at ways to curb school shootings  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — During a Knappa School District safety forum Tuesday, Wendy Montgomery, a sixth-grade teacher at Hilda Lahti Elementary, explained to the crowd ...

'See you later baby doll' | Local News |  Daily Astorian

Last week, Kathy Morgan woke up one day at 5 a.m. Doug Morgan, her husband, usually got up at that early hour for work, but he would let her sleep.

'You may be on your own, and chaos will reign'  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — Gunshots and screams rang out as three deputies from the Clatsop County Sheriff's Office made their way down a hallway at Hilda Lahti Elementary ...

Wrestling: Former Knappa wrestlers hit the mats to raise funds  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — In one of the first local alumni wrestling meets, graduates of Knappa High School gathered last Saturday for some grappling between former ...

Welded together  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — Students in Tim Kamppi's metals class at Knappa High School on Friday were welding the springs to a steel trailer they started earlier in the week.

Knappa auction tops $100000  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — Saturday was a milestone for the 20th-annual Knappa Schools Foundation dinner and auction, which eclipsed $100000 for the first time.

The clearest choice on the ballot | Editorials  Daily Astorian

Our final and most emphatic endorsement goes to state Sen. Betsy Johnson, who is a force of nature on behalf of her constituency.

Make your vote count  Daily Astorian

Voters in Seaside now have a drop box available 24 hours a day to turn in their ballots for the Nov. 6 election. The drop box is located in the.

Knappa School District mulls future of timber property  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — North of Knappa School District lies a 13-acre rectangle of forested land the district owns.

Columbia Press  The Columbia Press

Queen Megan Postlewait, left, and members of her court sail off at the beginning of the 2017 Highwater Boat Parade. (Scott Doherty/Redhare). By Cindy Yingst ...

Steel resolve  Daily Astorian

It wasn't anything like Fake Willy or the air dancers. But Knappa High School's welding and art students still had a small media entourage this week as they ...

No headline.  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Regatta has announced the 2018 court, which consists of four Regatta Princesses.

Astoria, Seaside graduation rates see double-digit dips  Daily Astorian

Graduation rates in Astoria and Seaside slumped by about 10 percent last year in figures released by the state Department of Education.

Baseball: Knappa's Takalo, Miller sign letters of intent  Daily Astorian

The top pitcher-catcher battery in Oregon Class 2A baseball is signed and sealed, and waiting to be delivered to the college level in 2019.

'Northern Hospitality' | In One Ear  Daily Astorian

Astoria native Briana (Bononcini) Volk and her husband, Andrew, pictured, own the Portland Hunt & Alpine Club, a bar with craft cocktails and Scandinavian ...

Knappa looks to recapture the Northwest League  Daily Astorian

The prospects for the 2015 season looked promising for the Knappa Loggers. They were coming off a 4-0 league season in 2014, in which they made the Class ...

Primary election in home stretch  Daily Astorian

Just 26 percent of registered voters in Clatsop County had turned in ballots Monday for the primary election, higher than the statewide mark but foreshadowing ...

Former Knappa superintendent fills in at Jewell School  Daily Astorian

When Terrence Smyth resigned as superintendent of Knappa School District and principal of Knappa High School in January after less than six months on the ...

Knappa students create mural for Scandinavian Festival | Community  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — Knappa High School art teacher Janet Sheridan and her students recently completed a 24-foot by 9-foot mural of a forest of birch trees in the spring ...

Sapp and Hobbs are Students of the Month  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Rotary honored two Knappa High School seniors, Chelsea Sapp and Cody Hobbs, as Students of the Month for March. Both students received a ...

Knappa superintendent resigns  Daily Astorian

Terrence Smyth, hired in June as superintendent of Knappa School District and principal of Knappa High School, has resigned.

To be a good teacher  Daily Astorian

After returning to school for a teaching degree in 2008, the piece of advice I heard most often was: “Don't smile until Christmas.”

Men charged for illegally recording sex with minor  Daily Astorian

Two Knappa men are accused of secretly recording sex with an underage girl and sharing the video around their high school.

Paint with a pint downtown  Daily Astorian

For those not able to take her art class at Knappa High School, they can learn painting from Janet Sheridan on the weekends in downtown Astoria. But bring ...

Family shares daughter's tragic addiction story  Daily Astorian

Whittney Ferguson begged God to take away her addiction.

With quick saws, Knappa gets back  Daily Astorian

The Knappa Loggers' FFA forestry team members had friendly revenge on their minds Saturday.

Bonamici wraps up classroom tour in Jewell, Knappa  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., walked out of Knappa High School and into a coastal rain and windstorm Friday after touring the campus with ...

Jordan's Hope  Daily Astorian

Entering his senior year at Knappa High School in 2007, Jordan Strickland had a goal in mind.

Back to hands-on high school  Daily Astorian

The traditional, academic college route is not for everyone. This really came through when Astoria High School Principal Lynn Jackson was talking about ...

When the bell rings  Daily Astorian

Sixth-grader Ellie Adams, going on eight hours spent at school Dec. 3, is one of many students at Knappa High School happy to stay after the final bell has rung.

Prep Notebook: Cubs hire basketball coach | Sports

The Sedro-Woolley boys' basketball team has a new head coach.

Loggers sweep past Knights  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — The Knappa volleyball team is closing in on first place in the Northwest League, following another three-game sweep over a private school from ...

Loggers going 'home' to seek another title  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — There was a time not too long ago when Pendleton was the “home away from home” for Knappa Logger basketball.

14 to vie for Miss Clatsop County | Community  Daily Astorian

SEASIDE — Fourteen young ladies will compete for four titles Feb. 3 at the Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Pageant at the Seaside Convention Center.

Flu Outbreak Shuts Down Oregon School

Oregon School Closes Amid Flu Outbreak - Across Oregon, OR - A Knappa elementary school is canceling classes through Wednesday after 43 percent of ...

Loggers 'Cruz' past the Oakers, 10-4  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — They may not be the No. 1 seed, but it's pretty clear to see who the No. 1 target is, as the Class 2A state baseball playoffs begin.

Full Steam Ahead! Astoria Regatta Court is announced  Daily Astorian

Four high school students have been chosen as princesses for the Regatta Court for the 2017 Astoria Regatta Festival. They join 2016 Queen Aubrey McMahan, ...

Glimmer of light for solar  Daily Astorian

Based on weather alone, few would have questioned the decision to begin installing solar panels on the roof of the historic Alderbrook Station at the end of ...

Midsummer Scandinavian Court debuts Monday | Community  Daily Astorian

The formal presentation of the 2015 Astoria Midsummer Scandinavian Court is at 7 p.m. Monday at Astoria High School. The Scandinavian Nordic dancers are ...

Scandinavian Festival Court is presented Tuesday | Community  Daily Astorian

The formal presentation of the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Astoria High School Commons Area.

Loggers still loaded with talent  Daily Astorian

League championships are a dime a dozen at Knappa High School.

Warrenton teachers, baseball coach honored  Daily Astorian

The Warrenton-Hammond School Board had some big kudos for its teachers and a coach Tuesday.

Ready to rumble  Daily Astorian

The sounds of chainsaws, cheers and loud engines, filled Knappa Days Field Saturday during the seventh annual Knappa Days event, put on by the Knappa ...

New assistant principal hired at Stayton high School  Statesman Journal

Kennedy High School principal accepts the post at Stayton.

Oregon's storied 'Tall Firs' grew in Astoria  Daily Astorian

The Oregon Ducks will be playing in their first Final Four in 78 years.

Astoria Regatta chooses 2016 court | Community  Daily Astorian

Four Clatsop County high school students have been chosen to join 2015 Queen Ally Bentley on the Regatta Court for the 2016 Astoria Regatta Festival.

Warrenton role model gets his due  Daily Astorian

WARRENTON — With 38 years and more than 500 career wins coaching football and basketball, John Mattila has left an indelible mark on youth sports in ...

Midsummer Festival Court to be presented Tuesday | Community  Daily Astorian

The formal presentation of the 2016 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Astoria High School, in the Commons area ...

There are many paths to graduation  Daily Astorian

Hundreds of students around Clatsop County were honored for finishing their high school education over the past week. High schools handed diplomas to 116 ...

Hockman — Sheridan | Celebrations  Daily Astorian

Janet Hockman of Astoria, daughter of Robert and Pamela Hockman of Clarion, Pa., exchanged wedding vows with Leonard Sheridan of Astoria at 2 p.m. ...

Astoria actor is empowered to entertain  Daily Astorian

Like all the actors in his latest Astoria community drama production, Justin Germond was asked to write a brief personal biography for the program.

Just Dance! | Local News |  Daily Astorian

Inflatable air dancers, staples of used car lots and mattress stores nationwide, were given new a purpose along the docks of the East End Mooring Basin.

Lumberjills are axing the lumberjack stereotype: Astoria Timber Festival 2015

Women can compete in logging sports too -- just ask the teenage lumberjills at Saturday's Astoria Timber Festival.

In Ongoing Battle With Sea Lions, Astoria Turns To ... Air Dancers  OPB News

Inflatable air dancers, staples of used car lots and mattress stores nationwide, were given new a purpose along the docks of the East End Mooring Basin.

Teen pregnancy An urban-rural divide  Daily Astorian

Sarah Bubar and her boyfriend, Jesse, had talked about having a baby.

Miss Clatsop County Scholarship contestants ready | Community  Daily Astorian

Nineteen young ladies are competing for four titles Jan. 31 in the Miss Clatsop County Scholarship pageant at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center.

Knappa traffic stop leads to multiple arrests  St. Helens Chronicle

A routine traffic stop resulted in the arrest of two men suspected of being connected to burglaries in the Knappa and Astoria areas.

On to state for future Loggers  Daily Astorian

The Knappa High School boys basketball team took their best shot in last week's Class 2A state tournament — now it's time for Knappa's seventh-grade boys ...

Loggers heat up the house, cage Tigers 62-60  Daily Astorian

The temperature outside was a little chilly, but it was plenty warm inside the Brick House Wednesday night.

Obituary: McAlister  Statesman Journal

Jack Alden McAlister. Jan. 7, 1942 — Oct. 15, 2016. After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Jack McAlister passed away on Oct. 15, 2016, surrounded ...

Ballot drop off locations for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. – Tuesday, Nov. 6 is election day in Oregon and Washington. This means it's the last day to submit your special election ballots at local drop ...

Rake-hoe-digger tool debuts at Milwaukie plant sale May 7

The Briggs Tool, a combination rake, hoe and digger, will be introduced at the Milwaukie Garden Club plant sale on Saturday, May 7, at the Milwaukie Museum.

Writer's Notebook Hail no: Weather does not chill competitive spirit  Chinook Observer

The athletes stood on the eight-lane track at Seaside High School, shivering slightly while waiting in their lanes for the starter's command to take their marks.

Oregon Report Cards: Data But No Ratings  OPB News

Oregon's school report cards don't have overall grades for local schools and districts this year. But there is new information in them. Federal education officials ...

Oregon ballot drop sites | News

Make sure your vote counts! You can check the Secretary of State's interactive map to find the ballot drop site nearest you. Here's a list of ballot dropoff sites ...

School Exclusion Day . News  OPB News

Starting Wednesday, children who are not up-to-date on their vaccinations can be excluded from Oregon schools unless they have a medical or personal belief ...

Oregon Has Highest Vaccine Exemption Rate In US  OPB News

Parents whose children aren't fully vaccinated, will start getting letters from the state this week warning about school exclusion day. Some Oregon schools are ...

Loggers are red hot and rollin' in NWL basketball  Daily Astorian

KNAPPA — The Northwest League's big Tuesday night showdown turned out pretty much like all the rest involving the Knappa boys basketball team — a ...

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