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Editor’s Notebook: Tiny gold caterpillar wiggles into epic tales of wartime bravery
Editor’s Notebook: Tiny gold caterpillar wiggles into epic tales of wartime bravery
A tiny insignia opens into a mystery about a World War II veteran, as Washington state launches a major project designed to preserve the stories of a generation of heroes
Cartoon: Is this the big one?
Cartoon: Is this the big one?
Is it the big one?
Column: Europe’s impossible dream
How did things go so wrong? The answer is that this is what happens when self-indulgent politicians ignore arithmetic and the lessons of history.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Take me out to the ballgame … food court
Of Cabbages and Kings: Take me out to the ballgame … food court
Watching a day game at Tonkin Field in Hillsboro is a summer treat
Water Under the Bridge: July 22, 2015
Water Under the Bridge: July 22, 2015
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: Heritage and healing in Joseph
Column: Heritage and healing in Joseph
Joseph is a stunning place — set in a cradle of grass and forests in the Wallowa Mountains of eastern Oregon.
Column: Hi-Ho, Lone Ranger, or Mr. President
Column: Hi-Ho, Lone Ranger, or Mr. President
Would he revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom given to a comedian who has been accused of subverting the free will of dozens of women, and counting?
Column: Worse than we could have imagined
Who would have imagined we would be giving up the conventional arms and ballistic missile embargoes on Iran?
Column: Listening to Ta-Nehisi Coates while white
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Column: Liberals and wages
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Column: Dalai Lama gets mischievous
Column: Dalai Lama gets mischievous
He is the 14th Dalai Lama, each considered a reincarnation of the previous one, and usually after one has died a search is undertaken for an infant to become the next.
Cannon Shots: We need ‘skin in the game’
Cannon Shots: We need ‘skin in the game’
State Sen. Betsy Johnson offers a pathway to rebuilding the Seaside School District's endangered schools.
Column: Haste, hustle and Scott Walker
He’s styling himself as a political outsider, but that’s a fluke of geography, not professional history.
Column: Shale gas and climate change
Michael Levi has written an article titled “Fracking and the Climate Debate,” which he describes as a kind of summing up of his views about the role of cheap natural gas and fracking in the fight against climate change.
Water Under the Bridge: July 15, 2015
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: The new old liberalism
Column: The new old liberalism
If any Republicans were hoping that Clinton would make herself unelectable by wandering into the class warfare fever swamps, they can forget about it.
Column: The laziness dogma
According to a 2009 study, full-time U.S. workers put in almost 30 percent more hours over the course of a year than their German counterparts, largely because they had only half as many weeks of paid leave.
Column: A bias more than skin deep
People often think of the browning of America as a factor of immigration or racial/ethnic variances in birth rates, but it must also be considered this way: as a function of interracial coupling and racial identifications.
Column: Building attention span in the online age
Over the past few years researchers have done a lot of work on attention span, and how the brain is being re-sculpted by all those hours a day spent online.
Column: Take heart, Pluto gets a fly-by Tuesday
Column: Take heart, Pluto gets a fly-by Tuesday
Meet New Horizons, arriving at Pluto on July 14.
Editor’s Notebook: A long DNA journey leads to the Pyrenees Mountains
Editor’s Notebook: A long DNA journey leads to the Pyrenees Mountains
My trip was a kind of valedictory homecoming, a quiet way of paying tribute to dozens of generations of younger sons whose migrations, in my case, culminated at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Column: The wasted gift of Donald Trump
Column: The wasted gift of Donald Trump
The truth is that he’s an opportunity for them as golden as the namesake nameplates on his phallic towers, if only they would seize it.
Column: The courage of small things
To escape the mass murder, Clemantine and her older sister, Claire, were moved from house to house.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Baseball draws us back to Washington, D.C.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Baseball draws us back to Washington, D.C.
Seeing your first married home reminds you how full that life was.
Water Under the Bridge: July 8, 2015
Water Under the Bridge: July 8, 2015
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers