Early accounts of a holiday of thanks
Tongue Point Job Corps graduates are a window on the stratified American economy.
Closures are also a blow to the economy
Being a school superintendent can be hazardous duty.
The team’s quartet of seniors, and especially their inspirational captains, deservedly have been getting good press for their positive example of leadership.
Congress doesn't earn its pay
“Man — despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication, and his many accomplishments — owes his existence to a six inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”
Good policing is essential to reducing the prison population
Despite these strong endorsements for the concept that rational adults deserve to control their own fates when it comes to end-of-life decisions, it remains stubbornly difficult for terminally ill residents of the Columbia estuary counties to obtain...
Scheduling is the key to making rail transit more popular
Small and midsizze employers cannot spend money they don't have.
It is generally true that the world’s poorest people will be among those who suffer the most from sea-level rise, worse droughts, stronger cyclones and other symptoms of a world climate expected to become more erratic as the 21st century moves...
Royal Nebeker left his mark on Astoria
Stabilized by the grass, coastal dunes both south and north of the mouth of the Columbia have grown extensively in recent decades.
Declining for so long to simply make this decision official was a matter of avoiding an election-year handicap for a handful of politicians
If we hope to turn around young criminal lives, South Jetty High School matters
According to a new plan, the warmest temperatures allowed under current state standards may harm nine fish species unless cold-water zones are implemented.
Before Oregon leaps to end state liquor distribution we should take a long look at what happened in Washington after Costco prevailed.
Blowing off education is a decision to play without a full deck
These coal companies are clutching at Asia as a financial lifeline.
When the Kansas City Royals' drought ended, there was joy in our household
Energy tax credits opinion should not be hidden from public view
With influx, we must work to avoid Golden State’s worst mistakes
Make no bones about it: Irrespective of decades of impressive economic diversification, the Lower Columbia and nearby places like Garibaldi, Willapa Bay and Westport, Wash., are fishing communities in essential cultural and monetary senses.
Why in the 21 century is birth control the bugaboo of the Republican Party?
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission sees itself as an energy enabler.
A study released in recent days found dementia care to be economically devastating for Medicare patients in the last five years of life
Does the Freedom Caucus seek the federal government's demise?
Talking Tombstones is a model of ingenuity