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Writer’s Notebook: An ode to ‘An unfailingly good dog’
Writer’s Notebook: An ode to ‘An unfailingly good dog’
I’ve been mad at her more times than I can count, but there have been many more times when I felt like she was the only real friend I had in the world.

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Water Under the Bridge: June 22, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: June 22, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: A week to remember for all time
Column: A week to remember for all time
In the run-up to the presidential primary season, few candidates received more favorable press coverage than Trump, the Shorenstein Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School found.
Southern Exposure: Cannon Beach is launchpad for Bob Quick’s journey
Southern Exposure: Cannon Beach is launchpad for Bob Quick’s journey
An inspiring story of a man brought from the brink of death to a new life
Column: Fear, loathing and Brexit
Unfortunately, this vote is a choice between bad and worse — and the question is which is which.
Column: Trump is running as Trump. Surprise!
Column: Trump is running as Trump. Surprise!
Six weeks into Donald Trump's general election campaign, Republicans are discovering that he indeed intends to run as Donald Trump.
Editor’s Notebook: Any planet with wild strawberries is a world of magic
Editor’s Notebook: Any planet with wild strawberries is a world of magic
Wild strawberries confirm the existence of magic in the modern world
Guest column: Oregon’s economy: Weeds in the rose garden?
Guest column: Oregon’s economy: Weeds in the rose garden?
I don’t want to rain on our (Grand Floral) parade, but I for one see some weeds in the rose garden, and their roots go deep. 
Column: A pistol for every bar stool
Column: A pistol for every bar stool
It’s easy to buy a gun in Florida and supereasy to get a permit to carry around a concealed weapon.
Column: Some extremists fire guns; other extremists promote guns
Perhaps the problem isn’t so much Muslims out of control but guns out of control.
Editorial cartoon: Boom!
Editorial cartoon: Boom!
Boom
Column: Lessons of Hiroshima and Orlando
Column: Lessons of Hiroshima and Orlando
I want to talk about Hiroshima — or, more precisely, the profound speech that President Barack Obama gave there May 27 that got lost in all the campaign noise here
Column: Stand with gay Americans
Column: Stand with gay Americans
Just show up.
Of Cabbges and Kings: My brother met Ali
Of Cabbges and Kings: My brother met Ali
Baseball in Pittsburgh is a delightful experience, but not for the Pirates
Column: A time to stand with gay Americans
Bruni column
Water Under the Bridge: June 15, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: June 15, 2016
Water Under the Bridge
Column: Orlando and Trump’s America
Roger Cohen column
Column: In the matter of Paul Ryan
Charles Krauthammer column
Column: Hillary and the horizontals
Paul Krugman column
Column: Lord of the lies
Timothy Egan column
 Guest column: Lessons for beating the learning gap
Guest column: Lessons for beating the learning gap
Simply put, the long summer break should not be a long break from learning.
Guest column: Kids are a worthwhile investment
Guest column: Kids are a worthwhile investment
Oregon is poised to play an important role in the early childhood education discussion.
Guest Column: Story was too sympathetic to violent felon
Guest Column: Story was too sympathetic to violent felon
Those of us in law enforcement don’t get rewarded for sending people to prison.
Water Under the Bridge: June 8, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: June 8, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Guest Column: Ham radio buffs have stories to tell
Guest Column: Ham radio buffs have stories to tell
Each June, thousands attend the Northwest’s largest convention of ham radio operators in Seaside, known as Sea-Pac.
Column: Hillary’s really good day
On Thursday, standing in front of enough American flags to make it seem like Banner Day on the Home Shopping Network, Clinton took on Trump’s history when it came to foreign affairs.