(1) 9/14/2021 original email to Councilor Herman (click to expand) Letter to Councilor Herman by Rick Bowers September 14, 2021 A PDF version of this letter is available here. Joan Herman, City Councilor City of Astoria 1095 Duane St. Astoria, OR 97103 I was thinking recently about some of the feedback you received at your…

2021 (click to expand) Businesses, residents probe for solutions to homelessness in Seaside – June 7, 2021 Businesses, residents probe for solutions to homelessness in Seaside – June 7, 2021 Sandy Palmer, who owns Five Star Henna in Seaside, described her experience with the homeless as “men under my windows, in my doorways, with grocery…

2021 (click to expand) Nonprofit plans drop-in center for homeless in Astoria – July 8, 2021 Nonprofit plans drop-in center for homeless in Astoria – July 8, 2021 A daytime drop-in center to serve the homeless will open in downtown Astoria next month. Filling Empty Bellies, a nonprofit that provides meals and other services to…