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Writer’s Notebook: Setting sail in a new life direction
Julie Brown/For The Daily Astorian
Writer’s Notebook: Setting sail in a new life direction
At 54, I was the same age as the captain, old enough to be everyone else’s mother

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Column: Trump getting even Trumpier!
David Brooks column
Water Under the Bridge: July 20, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: July 20, 2016
Water Under the Bridge
Column: Both sides now?
Paul Krugman column
Column: Trump’s chance to reboot
Charles Blow column
Column: Resisting the revisionists: Finally, a first step
Charles Krauthammer column
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New track is a community achievement
Editor’s Notebook: Astoria — salmon egg capital of the Pacific Northwest
Editor’s Notebook: Astoria — salmon egg capital of the Pacific Northwest
Eggs are pea-sized lifeboats
Column: The (GOP) party’s over
Thomas Friedman column
Column: Obama’s racial straits
Frank Bruni column
Cannon Shots: The path to Cannon Beach
Cannon Shots: The path to Cannon Beach
History recounts the trials and tribulations of the early settlers to Cannon Beach
Water Under the Bridge: July 13, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: July 13, 2016
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Column: A week from hell
Charles Blow column
Column: Both are unpopular. Only one is a threat
Column: Both are unpopular. Only one is a threat
Republican is a danger to the republic
Southern Exposure: Seaside by the numbers
Southern Exposure: Seaside by the numbers
I’ve often thought if Gearhart, Seaside and Cannon Beach all got together we could sure give Astoria a run for its money.
Column: The power of altruism
In real life, the push of selfishness is matched by the pull of empathy and altruism.
Editor’s Notebook: Ready or not, here comes the future
Editor’s Notebook: Ready or not, here comes the future
Wishing for the past to return is a fool's pastime
Editorial cartoon: Bounce
Editorial cartoon: Bounce

Column: Comey: A theory
Column: Comey: A theory
She meant to do what she did. And she did it. Intentionally.
Even so: Living disabled in an able-bodied world
Even so: Living disabled in an able-bodied world
All of us age, of course, but multiple sclerosis, or MS, has accelerated my physical decline well beyond what most 57-year-olds face.
Column: Obama’s final fight
Trump's not merely Obama's adversary; he’s his antithesis.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Music, everywhere
Of Cabbages and Kings: Music, everywhere
Our region abounds with music on the holiday weekend.
Water Under the Bridge: July 6, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: July 6, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: Brexit: Sovereign Kingdom or little England?
Unity is not easy.
Column: The coming political realignment
Column: The coming political realignment
Donald Trump’s only shot of winning the presidency is to smash and replace the entire structure of the American political debate.
Column: Patriotic presidential quiz for July Fourth
Let’s see whether you’ve been keeping up with the presidential race