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Editorial: Time to allow pot to join real world
The realities of rapid industrialization of marijuana are constantly being driven home by news reports.

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Editorial: Forecasting ocean conditions is smart
What happens in the ocean can have massive impacts on land.
Column: Trump in the dumps
Column: Trump in the dumps
Trump has made his campaign all about his ability to win. So if he stops winning, what’s his raison d’etre?
Column: Hillary gossip redux
We ought to be diligently examining the downside of Hillary’s history as part of our civic duties.
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.
Editorial: What is Kate Brown afraid of?
With every week, Kate Brown demonstrates her unwillingness to be a leader.
Editorial: Just say ‘no’ to gun ownership
Data on federal criminal background checks show a continuing surge in gun buying in Oregon and around the nation.
Guest Column: Time to fix our broken federal coal system
Guest Column: Time to fix our broken federal coal system
The rules governing the federal coal program haven’t been updated in three decades.
Column: Another age of discovery
Column: Another age of discovery
We’ve actually been through an extraordinarily rapid transition like this before in history — a transition we can learn a lot from.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Guns have given ‘credence to delusional rants’
Of Cabbages and Kings: Guns have given ‘credence to delusional rants’
Garrison Keillor nails Donald Trump as the class bully whom we knew in high school.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.

Editorials

Editorial: Time to allow pot to join real world
The realities of rapid industrialization of marijuana are constantly being driven home by news reports.
Editorial: Why make it easy for terrorists?
Why not disarm homegrown terrorists ?
Editorial: Forecasting ocean conditions is smart
Editorial: What is Kate Brown afraid of?
Editorial: Just say ‘no’ to gun ownership

Columns

Column: Britain’s Brexit leap in the dark
Warnings by President Barack Obama, Britain’s political leaders and the International Monetary Fund about the dire consequences of a British...
Column: Tax dodging on the high seas
The cruise industry seems to be exploding — the newest generation of ships can carry more than 5,000 passengers.
Column: Trump in the dumps
Column: Hillary gossip redux
Writer’s Notebook: An ode to ‘An unfailingly good dog’

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Bad idea
Timothy Bish re Miles Crossing development
Letter: Future of forests
Roger Dorband re timber harvesting
Letter: Priorities
Letter: Orlando and truth
Letter: Keep business open