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Astoria, Ore., gets ready to celebrate 'The Goonies' 30th anniversary
Astoria, Ore., gets ready to celebrate 'The Goonies' 30th anniversary

“The Goonies,” a charming action-comedy that’s a cross between “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Tom Sawyer,” has developed a cult following since it was released in 1985. And one of the main locations, the picturesque town of Astoria, Ore., has turned the anniversary of the film’s release into an annual Goonies Day Celebration each June. The movie, directed by Richard Donner from a script by Chris Columbus, will celebrate its 30th anniversary a year from now, and the town is reaching out to the cast and fans in hopes of topping the 25th anniversary fete, which attracted an estimated 15,000 visitors. Astoria Marketing manager Regina Willkie...

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