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Editorial: Obama’s legacy will be one of dignity, diplomacy
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Editorial: Obama’s legacy will be one of dignity, diplomacy
His legislation may not last, his words and actions will.

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Column: Obama’s presidency will endure
Column: Obama’s presidency will endure
Obama succeeded by taking a rigorous, evidence-based approach to government
Editorial cartoon: Suckers
Editorial cartoon: Suckers

Southern Exposure: Looking at life from both sides now
Southern Exposure: Looking at life from both sides now
Let’s recognize our differences
Editorial: Rent control for Oregon is a fool’s bargain
It creates bureaucracy with unintended consequences.
Editorial: Computer hacking shows additional need for security
It’s not a partisan issue, it affects us all.
Editorial cartoon: All in
Editorial cartoon: All in

Editorial: Rulings on terminals benefit coastal communities
The West Coast states have been described as the “Thin Green Line” blocking coal and other carbon fuels
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?

WASHINGTON — The shortest honeymoon on record is officially over. Normally, newly elected presidents enjoy a wave of goodwill that allows them to fly high at least through their first 100 days. Donald Trump has not yet been sworn in and the...

Column: The Trump and pony show
I’m going to follow the advice an old journalism hand gave me when I started out at City Hall: pay more attention to what a politician does than to what he says.
Editorial cartoon: Nyet Nyet Nyet
Editorial cartoon: Nyet Nyet Nyet

Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts
Praise for those who deserve it.
Column: Trump, sex and lots of whining
Column: Trump, sex and lots of whining

Finally, Donald Trump held a press conference. I know you want to hear the sex-in-Russia part.

The world learned this week about memos from a retired British intelligence officer on relations between the Trump campaign and the Russians. They...

Editorial cartoon: Fake news
Editorial cartoon: Fake news

Editorial cartoon: 10 years of iPhone
Editorial cartoon: 10 years of iPhone

Editorial: Crab season isn’t ill fated, but needs attention
Today’s crabbers and fishermen have to be smart and rational to survive — literally and economically.
Editorial: It’s time for public records reform
Access to public records defines Oregon, and our process badly needs reform.
Editorial cartoon: Trump tweets
Editorial cartoon: Trump tweets

Column: Cold War relic, present-day threat

WASHINGTON — You can kick the can down the road, but when Kim Jong Un announces, as he did last Sunday, that “we have reached the final stage in preparations to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic rocket,” you are reaching...

Column: Online and scared

And so it came to pass that in the winter of 2016 the world hit a tipping point that was revealed by the most unlikely collection of actors: Vladimir Putin, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg and the Macy’s department store. Who’d...

Southern Exposure: Seaside City Council to continue in former Mayor Larson’s tradition
Southern Exposure: Seaside City Council to continue in former Mayor Larson’s tradition
Larson's guidance shaped Seaside poliitics
Water Under the Bridge: Jan. 11, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Jan. 11, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Editorial cartoon: The Devil Wears Prada
Editorial cartoon: The Devil Wears Prada

Editorial: Brown’s priorities take steps toward unity, bipartianship
Priorities include jobs, education and children’s health insurance
Column: Erasing Obama

For a soon-to-be nowhere man, he’s everywhere. Sensing “time’s winged chariot hurrying near,” as the poet had it, President Barack Obama is using every hour left in his presidency to ensure that Donald Trump will not erase...

Column: Deficits matter again

Not long ago prominent Republicans like Paul Ryan, the speaker of the House, liked to warn in apocalyptic terms about the dangers of budget deficits, declaring that a Greek-style crisis was just around the corner. But now, suddenly, those very same...

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Editorials

Editorial: Obama’s legacy will be one of dignity, diplomacy
His legislation may not last, his words and actions will.
Editorial: Rent control for Oregon is a fool’s bargain
It creates bureaucracy with unintended consequences.
Editorial: Computer hacking shows additional need for security
Editorial: Rulings on terminals benefit coastal communities
Editorial: Shoutouts and Callouts

Columns

Column: The Obama legacy

If you had set out to assess President Barack Obama’s legacy four years ago, when he won re-election convincingly over Mitt Romney, the...

Water Under the Bridge: Jan. 18, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: Obama’s presidency will endure
Southern Exposure: Looking at life from both sides now
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Astoria challenges in 2017
George McCartin re Astoria challenges
Letter: Inaccurate review
Marty Gill re Buoy 9
Letter: Ready to rally
Letter: Lovely dinner
Letter: Skip the conjecture