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Editorial: Forecasting ocean conditions is smart
What happens in the ocean can have massive impacts on land.

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Editorial: Why the silence?
Clatsop County commissioners must be forthright in their expectations for Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare
Editorial: Weyco gift is a step away from disaster
The instinct to protect children is universal, but money all too often gets in the way of reasonable safety measures.
Editorial: Mayor Kujala flirts with self-dealing
The public's business should be done in public.
Editorial: Carbon choices are climate choices
Decisions on these matters will have a pervasive impact on citizens and society.
Editorial: Once again, musicians will fill our streets
The Astoria Music Festival brings economic and cultural value to our town.
Editorial: Women on boards make a difference
Beyond matters of simple social justice, gender balance in upper management appears to offer significant advantages for the economy.
Editorial: Why won’t Gov. Brown show gumption to lead?
Editorial: Why won’t Gov. Brown show gumption to lead?
Gov. Kate Brown is not acting like a governor
Editorial: Make certain drinking water is safe
But parents, children and officials are right to exercise great caution when it comes to lead
Editorial: Why not let people vote?
Why don't more states adopt Oregon's mail ballot?
Editor’s Notebook: GED graduates are ‘the bravest students in the world’
Editor’s Notebook: GED graduates are ‘the bravest students in the world’
Knowing your learning style can be liberating
Editorial: Time to finish Riverfront vision
Astoria is a place that stands on the threshold of change
Editorial: Award honors one of Astoria’s best values
The Harvey Award is one of Astoria's most valuable acknowledgements
Editorial: This accident won’t be the last
Editorial: This accident won’t be the last
Though only a small fraction as bad as it might have been, the accident was plenty serious enough to warrant reforms.
Editorial: Ready or not
Washington state's experience with pot is a cautionary tale for Oregon
Editorial: A spring tide of state athletic skill
Winning a state athletic championship is no small feat
Editorial: Help The Harbor make its goal
The Harbor does essential work and is one of our most worthy causes
Editorial: Oregon is appallingly bad at regulating lobbyists
Even idealistic Oregon is under the thrall of paid lobbyists
Editorial: The problem with Bernie
Editorial: The problem with Bernie
Bernie Sanders has never built a legislative coalition to accomplish something
Editorial: Today is about the cost of war
Editorial: Today is about the cost of war
Every war creates a new generation of veterans
Editor’s Notebook: Astoria was a hotbed of Finnish newspaper publishing
Editor’s Notebook: Astoria was a hotbed of Finnish newspaper publishing
Astoria's Finnish newspapers were the embodiment of deep divisions within Finland's politics.
Editorial: Preventing landslides should be top priority
Editorial: Preventing landslides should be top priority
Like all youngsters, our local hills are subject to rapid change — including landslides, a geological equivalent of growth pains.
Editorial: Shipyard vital to the Lower Columbia
A shipyard is essential to maritime life at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Editorial: The last first drowning
More is clearly needed to avoid drownings.
Editorial: Leave them alone, give them space
Rarely are animal babies actually abandoned
Editorial: Congress finally agrees for the good
If it goes through as expected, the law will be the biggest gain for chemical safety in four decades.