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Editor’s Notebook: Packing toothbrush and toaster, Mum ‘Brexits’ her 1954 home
Patrick Webb/For The Daily Astorian
Editor’s Notebook: Packing toothbrush and toaster, Mum ‘Brexits’ her 1954 home
Cluttered closets unveil a dusty pathway to the past

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Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 24, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 24, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: This land is my land (and yours, too!)
Column: This land is my land (and yours, too!)

Not to boast, but that image is me enjoying a pristine alpine lake I own in the California Sierras. It’s property so valuable that Bill Gates could never buy it. Yet it’s mine.

But wait! Don’t stalk off — it’s...

Editorial cartoon: Measure 97
Editorial cartoon: Measure 97

Rhetoric heats up on both sides of Measure 97, a gross sales receipts tax that would raise $3 billion per year.

Column: We’re winning!
Column: We’re winning!
Trump's pessimism is on the run
Editor’s Notebook: Sam Hill and Woodrow Wilson: Big parts in local history
Editor’s Notebook: Sam Hill and Woodrow Wilson: Big parts in local history
Long-ago steamships speak to local aspirations and the impacts of international politics
Column: The price of powerlessness
Russia, Iran and China on the move
Column: Donald Trump is making American meaner
A campaign that is mainstreaming hate
Column: The pull of racial patronage
White idenity politics on display
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 17, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 17, 2016
Water Under the Bridge
Column: Wisdom, courage and the economy
Fantasy football time in punditry
Column: To each his own Olympics
True, chess is not an Olympic sport. But it should be.
Southern Exposure: Hot dog!
Southern Exposure: Hot dog!
A hot-dog cart and a mission to help kids in the community
Column: Olympians in hijab and bikini
Column: Olympians in hijab and bikini
No area is as sensitive as that of the treatment of women, women’s roles, women’s sexuality, dress and ambitions.
Editor’s Notebook: Region greets new publisher with warm, eclectic welcome
Editor’s Notebook: Region greets new publisher with warm, eclectic welcome
Area's civic, business and professional leaders share in giving new publisher a wonderfully warm welcome.
Column: You choose or you lose
Column: You choose or you lose
Really, you don’t get any credit unless you say what you’re going to do instead.
Editorial cartoon: Second Amendment
Editorial cartoon: Second Amendment

Column: The Olympics make a grown man cry
Column: The Olympics make a grown man cry
Don’t tell me what’s wrong with the Olympics. Let me tell you what’s right with them.
Column: Trump’s ambiguous wink wink to ‘Second Amendment people’
There are always people down the line who don’t hear the caveats.
Column: The world loves refugees, when they’re Olympians
Column: The world loves refugees, when they’re Olympians
Who could fail to be moved? These are brave people.
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 10, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 10, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: The sore loser uprising
Because Trump is consistently barbaric and such a prolific liar, it’s hard to sustain outrage over any one of his serial scandals. But his pre-emptive attack on the electoral process is very troubling.
Column: Clinton’s fibs vs. Trump’s huge lies
If deception were a sport, Trump would be the Olympic gold medalist; Clinton would be an honorable mention at her local Y.
Column: No right turn
Column: No right turn
We’re finally seeing some prominent Republicans not just refusing to endorse Trump, but actually declaring their support for Clinton.
Editor’s Notebook: And so … goodbye
Editor’s Notebook: And so … goodbye
Watching the world go by is one way of describing my job of 28 years.
Column: Donald Trump and the fitness threshold
Column: Donald Trump and the fitness threshold
His governing rule in life is to strike back when attacked, disrespected or even slighted.