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Hispanic community nourishes local soccer culture
Hispanic community nourishes local soccer culture

Some time back — Fergus Loughton and Jerry Boisvert, the institutional memory of the Lower Columbia Youth Soccer League, reckon it was roughly 15 years ago — the growing Hispanic community brought with it a festive ambiance to its...

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Auditions for Loyalty Day Follies
Auditions for Loyalty Day Follies

ILWACO, WASH. — Auditions for The Loyalty Day Follies — a show featuring a variety of vocal, instrumental and comic talents from the area — takes place 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the River City Playhouse, 127 Lake St.,...

Register now for Run on the River and save
Register now for Run on the River and save

ASTORIA — The Astoria Parks Foundation’s fourth annual Run on the River takes place Sunday morning, May 21. The marathon starts at the Sixth Street Viewing Platform and runs along the Columbia River on the Astoria Riverwalk. It is...

Easter means get ready to get your eggs, fun on
Easter means get ready to get your eggs, fun on

Around the Columbia-Pacific, eggs are being beautified and stuffed with goodies in preparation for Easter egg hunts and activities.

In Seaside, the annual egg hunt and Aquatic Treasure Dive celebrate the holiday at Broadway Park, 1300...

Columbia Bar: Voodoo Cup
Columbia Bar: Voodoo Cup

According to most calendars, spring had sprang by the time I made it back to the Voodoo Room on a recent Tuesday afternoon, though, technically, the forecast had been calling for April showers and expectations of sun are a bit far-fetched in our area,...

Take a guided tour of Ilwaco harbor animals and wildlife
Take a guided tour of Ilwaco harbor animals and wildlife

ILWACO, Wash. — A guided birding and wildlife tour of Ilwaco harbor will take place April 15.

Experience the diverse plants, birds and mammals of the harbor and with Madeline Kalbach and Susan Stauffer of the Friends of the Willapa...

Dog walk at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
Dog walk at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

FORt CLATSOP — A dog walk will be hosted at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park to help raise awareness about climate change and promote outdoor activities.

With leashed dogs, attendees will walk two miles on the Netul Trail to Fort...

Long Beach Peninsula offers spring hiking options
Long Beach Peninsula offers spring hiking options

LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. — Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula boasts 28 miles of public beach and a system of hiking trails that cut through forest and wetlands.

For spring hiking options, consider:

• The Coastal...

Beaver fever hits Seaside, scientist to discuss bringing creatures back
Beaver fever hits Seaside, scientist to discuss bringing creatures back

SEASIDE — Beavers are a much-maligned and, in many areas, banished species, but can play a key role in wetlands habitat restoration efforts, and a Portland scientist will share her ideas on how to bring the animals back.

Kate Holleran, a...

Birdathon to raise funds for North Coast Wildlife Center
Birdathon to raise funds for North Coast Wildlife Center

ASTORIA — The Wildlife Center of the North Coast, in partnership with event founder, Susan Peterson, announces its fifth annual Birdathon birding and fundraising event, coming up on Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9.

Birdathon is a fun,...

Twelve Days of Earth Day, art contest kicks off in Cannon Beach
Twelve Days of Earth Day, art contest kicks off in Cannon Beach

CANNON BEACH — Numerous Twelve Days of Earth Day events will take place Tuesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 22 in Cannon Beach.

The eighth-annual celebration offers numerous environmentally focused opportunities for community...

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