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Column: A case for Mitt Romney
If Trump taps Romney, he’ll be sending a powerful message to an anxious world that he’s not hostage to the darkest parts of his character.

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Southern Exposure: Seaside’s holiday spirit benefits the community
Southern Exposure: Seaside’s holiday spirit benefits the community
Holiday charity events herald the season
Column: Why corruption matters
The question you need to ask is why this matters. Hint: It’s not the money, it’s the incentives.
Editorial cartoon: Wishbone
Editorial cartoon: Wishbone

Column: Farewell to the comic in chief
Thankfully, jokes at the expense of the highest office in the land are fully protected by the Constitution.
Editorial cartoon: Shopping
Editorial cartoon: Shopping

Column: Trump: Making America white again
Hard-line Trumpism isn’t softening; it’s being cemented.
Column: Trump’s demand for love
Column: Trump’s demand for love
The incredibleness of his win two weeks ago.
Column: Trump reassures the media (for now)
The real issue, of course, is not whether journalists are happy.
Writer’s Notebook: The Performing Arts Center as ‘Holy Ground’
Writer’s Notebook: The Performing Arts Center as ‘Holy Ground’

When Moses encountered the burning bush, in the ancient Hebrew story, and heard the words “take off your sandals for you are standing on Holy Ground,” the idea of “holy ground” became enshrined in human consciousness and...

Editorial cartoon: Divided
Editorial cartoon: Divided

Southern Exposure: We need Ursula K. Le Guin now more than ever
Southern Exposure: We need Ursula K. Le Guin now more than ever
Cannon Beach author's eloquent, imaginative voice offers a vision for our future
Editorial cartoon: Thanksgiving poem
Editorial cartoon: Thanksgiving poem

Water Under the Bridge: Nov. 23, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: Nov. 23, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: A jolt of blue-collar hope
Tens of millions of people have experienced scant progress for decades.
Editorial cartoon: Hamilton
Editorial cartoon: Hamilton

Column: A time for listening
Thinking about this best voter has helped me take an emotional pause.
Column: Oh, No! Donald Trump’s calling

Today, Donald Trump as diplomat. We’re not talking about the big stuff, like his ominous national security appointments — I know you’ve had a hard week. Let’s take it easy and just look at his phone calls with heads of...

Column: The other white people
People in the West could listen to their fellow Americans in the old industrial heartland.
Editorial cartoon: Sneaking out
Editorial cartoon: Sneaking out

Column: The danger of a dominant identity
The pollsters reduced complex individuals to a single identity, and are now embarrassed.
Editorial cartoon: Advisers
Editorial cartoon: Advisers

Column: The Medicare killers
“I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.”
Even so: ‘Treasure what you have today,’ but plan
Even so: ‘Treasure what you have today,’ but plan
Joan Herman contributes an occasional column about living with disabilities.
Editorial cartoon: Pollster
Editorial cartoon: Pollster

Editorial cartoon: Secession
Editorial cartoon: Secession

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