Strong women of the west
It’s funny how modest my father's desires can be, given what a grand life he’s lived. He’s the American dream incarnate, all pluck and luck and ferociously hard work and sweetly savored payoff.
as the debate over cop-cams has unfolded, I’ve been surprised by how many people don’t see the downside to this policy.
News from The Daily Astorian's archives
It was but a year and a half ago that Barack Obama endorsed the objective of abolition when he said that Iran’s heavily fortified Fordow nuclear facility, its plutonium-producing heavy-water reactor and its advanced centrifuges were all...
David Densmore on the Port's boatyard
Republican lawmakers in Washington and around the country have been focused on blocking Obama’s agenda and denigrating him personally since the day he took office in 2009.
Jeff Rusiecki re Public Safety Dispatcher Appreciation Week
How Republicans have changed Lincoln's party
Russia beckons American visitors – this time Josh Marquis and Cindy Price.
You could almost feel sorry for McDonald’s.
The nuclear deal with Iran is still only preliminary, but if concluded it will represent the most important U.S. diplomatic achievement since the Dayton Accords ended the Bosnian war two decades ago.
News stories from our archives
I begin covering each campaign by reading a book about Abraham Lincoln, and I end each election night, usually after midnight, at the statue of the Lincoln Memorial.
This week the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism issued its damning report about the journalistic lapses by Rolling Stone magazine when it published a salacious, and now-discredited, story about a supposed gang rape at a University of...
Corporations and a conscience
High-paying job allows this man to donate more
Our federal lands up for grabs
Satellite tracking brings coastal orcas into our lives
“The Sound of Music,” the movie, turns 50 this year
It’s always instructive to see how the world looks from the Middle Kingdom.
Reading adventurously can yield huggets
From our archives
Marriage equality and religion
Until about three hours ago I had no intention of writing this article. It is my experience of today which prompted me to sit down and share my experiences with my fellow members of Encore and others. Today I was the lunch guest of Cmdr. John...
The Republican contenders
Inside the Coast Guard
John Kitzhaber was no alone in an inflated sense of public worth
Suggestion that two popular pesticides are "probably carcinogenic to humans" is causing angst around the world