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Editorial: Brown’s budget cuts fail state’s struggling youth
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Editorial: Brown’s budget cuts fail state’s struggling youth

Closing the North Coast Youth Correctional Facility is a bad idea in every way, but one that may prove hard to avoid in light of a coming $1.7 billion state budget shortfall for the next two-year funding cycle.

Although its residents...

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A pivotal time to serve on parks commission
A pivotal time to serve on parks commission
Parks and beaches belong to us — it’s up to us to pass them on to the future.
Editorial: Budget will show need to end shortsightedness
Legislators need to look at both sides of the ledger.
Editorial: Fake news fixation has the power to reshape our world
Slippery do-it-yourself news of the kind so commonly found on Facebook isn’t so easily policed or punished by the marketplace.
Being thankful: An American tradition
Being thankful: An American tradition
Abundance is far from guaranteed.
Editorial: Be proactive in competing with Walmart, others

The other inexpensive shoe has dropped at last: After taking its first public steps toward a Warrenton store in 2009, the mega-retailer has started construction of a 153,500-square-foot, earth-toned Supercenter on the North Coast.

For now, Fred...

Editorial: There’s no reason to scrap the Electoral College
Founding Fathers designed the great evener.
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts for the week of Nov. 6-12
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts for the week of Nov. 6-12
Praise for those who deserve it.
Editorial: Mayor Larson leaves a much improved Seaside
Editorial: Mayor Larson leaves a much improved Seaside
Good mayors are most apparent in the form of countless, often unnoticed signs.
Editorial: Fish and Wildlife must continue gillnetting on the Columbia
Jobs that produce original economic value are increasingly precious things in rural America.
Editorial: Governor must make leadership a strong point
State's problems cry out for vocal leadership.
Editorial: Give each other the benefit of the doubt
We build and nurture communities — diverse in our opinions but united by a shared belief in one another.
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts
Praise for those who deserve it
Editorial: Pay attention to ensure fishing fairness
ODFW Commission considering worthwhile changes in gillnet ban
Editorial: ODFW needs consistent state funding
Like many other states, Oregon has experienced a gradual but inexorable decline in the number of people still interested in harvesting their own wild fish and game.
Editorial: Remember to vote
Take part in democracy.
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts for the week of Oct. 30
Recognition for those who deserve praise.
Editorial: Feds fail to prove conspiracy theory
Editorial: Feds fail to prove conspiracy theory
Even Bundy supporters — the ones who said the U.S. court system was rigged and Judge Anna Brown was a government stooge — were surprised.
Editorial: Fishing essential in monetary and cultural ways
Editorial: Fishing essential in monetary and cultural ways
Fishing dollars bounce around coastal towns
Editorial: Housing crunch conversations need to continue
Editorial: Housing crunch conversations need to continue
Vision and planning are needed to tackle the problem.
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts for the week of Oct. 23
Each week we recognize those people and organizations in the community deserving of public praise for the good things they do to make the North Coast a better place to live, and also those who should be called out for their actions.
Editorial: A recap of election endorsements
Our picks in the federal, state and local races.
Editorial: Tracks are more than nostalgia, it’s an investment

A century ago, running freight trains between Astoria and Portland made economic sense because there were bulk products — most notably logs, finished lumber and salmon — that originated here and were being conveyed into interstate...

Editorial: Must not lose sight of what got us here
A local historian says preservation is a matter of values and vigilance.

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