Letter: Astoria Needs Jones’ Leadership

Reprinted from The Daily Astorian Laurie Caplan re Bruce Jones Published on October 26, 2018 9:13AM The Astoria mayoral debate on Oct. 10 made it easy for me to decide that Bruce Jones is the person I want to lead our city forward. Michael “Sasha” Miller moved everyone with his advocacy for Astorians who are poor, mentally ill, or without …

Letter: We Need Jones’ Emergency Experience

Reprinted from The Daily Astorian Stephanie Smith re Bruce Jones Published on October 26, 2018 9:13AM I’m writing to urge fellow Astorians to vote for Bruce Jones for mayor. In Bruce we have someone seasoned in emergency planning and rescue — resources that we need. Our region lies under the grim, substantiated forecast of coming violent shifts in the Cascadia …

Astoria City Councilor Price Endorses Jones for Mayor

Reprinted from the Daily Astorian Former candidate makes choice By Katie Frankowicz The Daily Astorian Published on October 22, 2018 8:30AM Last changed on October 22, 2018 8:31AM Astoria City Councilor Cindy Price says Bruce Jones should be the city’s next mayor. In a letter to The Daily Astorian, Price endorsed her fellow city councilor, pointing to Jones’ record of …

Our View: Jones for Astoria Mayor

Excerpted from The Daily Astorian Published on October 19, 2018 10:03AM Voters have two exceptional candidates to choose from The city of Astoria is poised to elect only its third mayor in 27 years on Nov. 6, following in the footsteps of Willis Van Dusen and Arline LaMear. Fortunately, voters have two exceptional candidates to choose from — Bruce Jones …

Candidate Profile: Bruce Jones

Reprinted from The Daily Astorian Published on September 28, 2018 12:01AM Last changed on October 16, 2018 11:37AM Candidate for mayor of Astoria. Biographical information A Coast Guard officer from 1983-2014, I retired in Astoria as a captain and the Columbia River Sector commander. Earlier, I led the USCG’s aviation rescue operations over New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. After 2.5 …

Letter to the Editor: Ann Lederer

Published on October 11, 2018 8:53AM It is refreshing to have a good selection of candidates for any political office, and we have that this year in Astoria’s mayoral race. While all the candidates have something to offer, I believe Bruce Jones is the best candidate based on his experience, analytical abilities, integrity and leadership. As a longtime child advocate, …

Astoria Mayoral Debate

The 2018 Astoria Mayoral Debate was held at Patriot Hall at Clatsop Community College, and was presented by AAUW-Astoria Oregon, KMUN 91.9 Coast Community Radio. and The Daily Astorian. You can listen a podcast to the entire, unedited debate from the link below.

2018 Election Forum

On October 3, the AAUW-Astoria Oregon and the The Daily Astorian hosted a Q&A with the candidates for local and state elections coming up this November. Bruce was among the three candidates for mayor of Astoria, and had the opportunity to lay out his vision and experience before a large, engaged audience at Astoria High School.  

Urban Core Talks Take Shape in Astoria

By Katie Frankowicz The Daily Astorian Published on September 14, 2018 8:35AM Concern about development over the Columbia River and a lack of parking dominated the discussion Thursday night about a city plan that will guide future development along downtown Astoria’s waterfront. Several people who attended a town hall meeting at Clatsop Community College’s Columbia Hall argued overwater development is …