The Corps of Engineers andCongress have forced places like Brownsmead to be "self-insured"
Stationing new Coast Guard vessels in the Columbia River would be a remarkable economic, security and safety boost
Innovation is the key to good city management
Columbia Land Trust and similar entities have made significant strides in matching funds with rhetoric when it comes to conservation
Oregon state government lacks a way to examine its mistakes.
Playing political games with Homeland Security will never be appropriate
Producing Our Coast magazine is a year-long project
What did Gov. Kate Brown mean and when did she mean it?
Rethinking Northwest Forest Plan causes heartburn in some quarters, but in some ways isn't a bad idea
A consortium of businesses is preparing for climate change, and they don't care whether the pending dynamic is manmade.
The new library concept is an old concept, and a good one
Sometimes, pragmatic realities get in the way of the laudable aspirations of enthusiastic external preservationists
How will our new governor attempt to connect with rural Oregon
Shooting of an unarmed man by three Pasco officers suggests that an imbalance in power between authorities and low-income residents isn't just an eastern issue
Congress'' work schedule is at odds with what most Americans face
Presidents are reassessed long after they are out of office
The Road to Wellville has some of the appearances of a bait and switch operation.
Up to 10 mile-long tar sands trains per month are now moving between Canada and destinations on Puget Sound, Portland and California.
The Port of Astoria has an opportunity to revisit its unfortunate decision on the former Red Lion property.
Scaled-back plan to manage Lower Columbia River cormorant population is a reasonable wildlife-management strategy
There are iconic scenes scattered throughout the lands and waters of the lower Columbia River region, views that incrementally add to the appreciation residents and visitors feel for this extraordinarily historic area.
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Environmentalist groups' reliance on batteries of lawyers does not persuade Americans that the environmentalist agenda is wise
Tribe will start a new era in ernest with the death of farsighted leader Ray Gardner
Our region was built on the timber industry and it remains relevant to our economy
Correcting a huge blunder at Grand Coulee Dam would be a giant stride for Columbia River salmon restoration
Bohner's invitation to the Israeli prime minister casts a new light on the House speaker's tactical intelligence
When will Kitzhaber release emails bearing on the gillnet decision?
More attention and money could help county graduation rates
Businesses like Englund Marine are a boon to a small town