High hopes for Astoria port

The Port of Astoria is leasing industrial property and anticipates economic opportunities.

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The Port of Astoria held a public open house at North Tongue Point, the industrial facility it is leasing from Washington Development Co.

Local leaders are hoping the underused property will become a boom for economic growth in the area.

State Rep. Brad Witt believes the Port of Astoria has awakened “a big, sleeping giant” by leasing the industrial property at North Tongue Point.

It’s the kind of giant that will deliver the kind of “good, decent, family-wage jobs that keep local people tied to the local community,” he said.

Read the full story at The Daily Astorian.

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