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Girls basketball: Tracie Brockey named Knappa coach  Daily Astorian

Knappa High School graduate Tracie (Nygaard) Brockey is the new girls basketball coach for the Lady Loggers, announced this week.

Educators, health officials see rise in youth vaping  Daily Astorian

Laurel Smalley, the principal of Knappa High School, said the number of vaping devices her staff confiscated from students over the past school year outstripped ...

Obituary: Betty Ella Paronen  Daily Astorian

Astoria. Oct. 1, 1942 — June 22, 2019. Betty Ella Paronen passed on June 22, 2019, after a short battle with an aggressive form of dementia. Betty was born in ...

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 ...

Community celebrates former Knappa wrestling coach  Daily Astorian

BROWNSMEAD — Former and current wrestlers, along with their friends and family, came to support Dan Owings, the former wrestling coach for Knappa High ...

Knappa coach charged with sex crime | News  The Chief News

On Jan. 22, 2019, administrators with Knappa High School reported an alleged sexual relationship between a volunteer sports coach and a student. The Clatsop ...

Local grads rake in scholarships  Daily Astorian

Astoria High School graduates took home $275000 on Thursday from Astoria High School Scholarships Inc., part of more than $800000 in local grants awarded ...

Obituary: Thomas Ivan Posey  Daily Astorian

Gresham. Dec. 8, 1956 — June 6, 2019. Thomas “Tom” “Tommy” Ivan Posey, formerly of Svensen, Oregon, passed away unexpectedly at age 62 on June 6, ...

Letter: Students deserve better  Daily Astorian

In the June 8 edition of The Astorian, a Knappa High School senior wrote about electives being taken out of the schools, such as art education ("Need art ...

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 High School's Class of 2016  Daily Astorian

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Former Knappa assistant coach pleads guilty to sex abuse  Daily Astorian

Nathaniel Truax, the former volunteer assistant wrestling coach at Knappa High School accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student, pleaded guilty last ...

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 ...

Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival announces 2019 Court | Community  Daily Astorian

The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Association has announced the members of the 2019 Court, who were formally introduced March 12. They have ...

Obituary: Lynn Maree (Green) Van Bladeren  Daily Astorian

St. Joseph, Michigan. Nov. 6, 1955 — May 21, 2019. Lynn Maree (Green) Van Bladeren, 63, of St. Joseph, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

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 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.

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Knappa superintendent resigns  Daily Astorian

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

Obituary: Gustave Charles 'Chuck' Anderson  Daily Astorian

Astoria. Jan. 30, 1931 — June 5, 2019. Gustave Charles “Chuck” Anderson, 88, was born Jan. 30, 1931, to Gustaf and Mary Lillian Johnson Anderson in Astoria, ...

Publisher's Notebook: Full color coming your way | Editorials  Daily Astorian

You're going to notice improvements in the paper this week. Full color on every page. That's the result of a significant upgrade in our press equipment that took a ...

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.

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.

Knappa Graduates Named To Wall Of Fame  OPB News

KNAPPA — Shawn Teevin, a 1978 Knappa High School graduate and leader of the successful Teevin Bros. logging company, started out in the Future Farmers ...

'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.

Family shares daughter's tragic addiction story  Daily Astorian

Whittney Ferguson begged God to take away her addiction.

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 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 ...

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 ...

No headline.  Daily Astorian

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

Jordan's Hope  Daily Astorian

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.”

No. 11 Vernonia upsets No. 3 Knappa in quarterfinals | Local  East Oregonian

PENDLETON — League rivals Knappa and Vernonia met for the third time this season on Thursday evening, except this time a little more was on the line than ...

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 ...

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.

Prep Notebook: Cubs hire basketball coach | Sports

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Logging competitions give teens an active alternative: Astoria Timber Festival 2015

High School students compete at the Astoria Timber Festival, a local logging competition, on Saturday.

Warrenton teachers, baseball coach honored  Daily Astorian

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

Public meetings | Local News  Daily Astorian

MONDAY. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 1 p.m., public comment meeting, Oregon LNG, Clatsop County Fairgrounds, 92937 Walluski Loop. Knappa ...

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.

Knappa auction donations sought | Local News  Daily Astorian

Donations for the 18th annual Knappa Schools Foundation dinner and auction need to be in by Feb. 6.

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.

Teen pregnancy An urban-rural divide  Daily Astorian

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

Loggers still loaded with talent  Daily Astorian

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

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 ...

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! The 2014 election deadline to drop off your ballots in Oregon is Tuesday at 8 p.m..

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 ...

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 ...

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