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Editorial: Useful cautionary note sounded on pesticides
Suggestion that two popular pesticides are "probably carcinogenic to humans" is causing angst around the world

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Water under the bridge
From the pages of Astoria's newspapers
Column: Media and the snookered Isle

The 2016 election is still 19 mind-numbing, soul-killing months away.

There is, however, another important election in just six weeks, as Britain goes to the polls. And many of the same issues are on the table.

Unfortunately, economic...

Column: Traitors to their class
Column: Traitors to their class
These leaders have abandoned their class and refuse to raise minimum wages
Column: Why Jeb Bush might lose
Bush could lose
Guest column: Funding failure is a disservice to students
Guest column: Funding failure is a disservice to students
Legislature needs to fund education
Editor’s Notebook: Ethnic differences endure, divide and unite
Editor’s Notebook: Ethnic differences endure, divide and unite

‘All the colonies were leveled to the ground by the frequent strokes of the battering-ram, all the husbandmen routed, together with their bishops, priests, and people, whilst the sword gleamed, and the flames crackled around them on every side.

Guest column: Proposals require scrutiny
Proposals for Port property need scrutiny
Column: The skill of herding cats
Column: The skill of herding cats
Changing times takes changing skills
Of Cabbages and Kings: Restaurant fare is the new municipal currency
Of Cabbages and Kings: Restaurant fare is the new municipal currency
Why is big-city media so parochial?
Water Under the Bridge: March 18, 2015
News from our archives
Column: Early onset Clinton fatigue
If NIxon had burned his tapes
Column: The cost of relativism
The need for basic standards of moral behavior
Column: The digital dog collar
Column: The digital dog collar
Hating the new Apple watch
Writer’s Notebook: OPB’s ‘Astoria’ show fell short
Writer’s Notebook: OPB’s ‘Astoria’ show fell short
Oregon Public Broadcasting's Astoria documentary failed on several levels
Impressions: It’s time to open another door
Impressions: It’s time to open another door
Columnist Nancy McCarthy writes about her impending retirement.
Of Cabbages and Kings: If we forget purpose, institutions begin to die
Of Cabbages and Kings: If we forget purpose, institutions begin to die
The best litmus test is: Do lawmakers build the institution or destroy it?
Water under the bridge: March 11, 2015
News from our archives
Column: College for a new age
College of the future
Column: Only the shadow knows
Clinton's hidden portrait
Column: Race, history, a president, a bridge
Column: Race, history, a president, a bridge
The 50th anniversary of"Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Ala.
Column: Pearls before Congress
Column: Pearls before Congress
You may have noticed that in an orgy of bipartisan cooperation, Congress passed a bill this week funding the Department of Homeland Security until the fall. Then, on Wednesday, the House passed a bipartisan bill funding the Amtrak system.
Column: Hillary’s messy habits
They know what the caricature of them is and they play right into it.
Writer’s Notebook: Life and death on their own terms
Writer’s Notebook: Life and death on their own terms
Dying with dignity
Column: You think your winter was rough?
Column: You think your winter was rough?
So let’s take a break from current affairs and recriminations about human venality to laud a triumph of human strength.
Guest Column: Setting the record straight on port’s ConnectOregon applications
Guest Column: Setting the record straight on port’s ConnectOregon applications
Several weeks ago, a guest opinion by former Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) Chairwoman Catherine Mater contained misinformation and leveled serious allegations regarding the Port of St. Helens’ applications for ConnectOregon grants to help...