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Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 24, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 24, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers

Featured Stories

Editorial cartoon: Measure 97
Editorial cartoon: Measure 97

Rhetoric heats up on both sides of Measure 97, a gross sales receipts tax that would raise $3 billion per year.

Editorial: Enforcement will quell beach driving complaints
Driving on the beach is a privilege, not a right, and more enforcement is needed
Editorial: Monument idea needs development
Monument idea needs more development
Column: We’re winning!
Column: We’re winning!
Trump's pessimism is on the run
Cartoon
Cartoon
I only believe ...
Editor’s Notebook: Sam Hill and Woodrow Wilson: Big parts in local history
Editor’s Notebook: Sam Hill and Woodrow Wilson: Big parts in local history
Long-ago steamships speak to local aspirations and the impacts of international politics
Column: The price of powerlessness
Russia, Iran and China on the move
Editorial: Federal flood insurance should be fiscally sustainable and affordable
Like little bubbles in a raging torrent
Cartoon
Cartoon
A brewing town
Column: Donald Trump is making American meaner
A campaign that is mainstreaming hate
Column: The pull of racial patronage
White idenity politics on display
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 17, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 17, 2016
Water Under the Bridge
Column: Wisdom, courage and the economy
Fantasy football time in punditry
Editorial: ‘Bridge to nowhere’ now a symbol of success
An example of how we are stronger together
Column: To each his own Olympics
True, chess is not an Olympic sport. But it should be.
Southern Exposure: Hot dog!
Southern Exposure: Hot dog!
A hot-dog cart and a mission to help kids in the community
Cartoon
Cartoon
Blue ribbons at the Oregon State Fair
Editorial: Signature events showcase coast
Successful events showcase the coast's diversity and virtues
Editorial: Warrenton’s Walmart decision is the right one
Warrenton's Walmart decision is the right one, but some of the bix-box opposition is puzzling.
Column: Olympians in hijab and bikini
Column: Olympians in hijab and bikini
No area is as sensitive as that of the treatment of women, women’s roles, women’s sexuality, dress and ambitions.
Editor’s Notebook: Region greets new publisher with warm, eclectic welcome
Editor’s Notebook: Region greets new publisher with warm, eclectic welcome
Area's civic, business and professional leaders share in giving new publisher a wonderfully warm welcome.
Column: You choose or you lose
Column: You choose or you lose
Really, you don’t get any credit unless you say what you’re going to do instead.
Editorial cartoon: Second Amendment
Editorial cartoon: Second Amendment

Editorial: Get out of the way and let oyster growers survive
Editorial: Get out of the way and let oyster growers survive
Nobody likes using pesticides, but shrimp control is necessary
Column: The Olympics make a grown man cry
Column: The Olympics make a grown man cry
Don’t tell me what’s wrong with the Olympics. Let me tell you what’s right with them.

Editorials

Editorial: Costly fir disease threatens a leg of our coastal economy
Surveys are vital while ramping up research
Editorial: Enforcement will quell beach driving complaints
Driving on the beach is a privilege, not a right, and more enforcement is needed
Editorial: Monument idea needs development
Editorial: Federal flood insurance should be fiscally sustainable and affordable
Editorial: ‘Bridge to nowhere’ now a symbol of success

Columns

Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 24, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Southern Exposure: When you live in a vacation town, every day’s a holiday
Why go anywhere else when you already live in a vacation town?
Column: This land is my land (and yours, too!)
Editorial cartoon: Measure 97
Column: We’re winning!

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Good job, Tim
Claudia VonSeggern re Tim VonSeggern
Letter: Regatta success
Mark Kujala re Astoria Regatta
Letter: Biased media
Letter: Lax laws
Letter: Good call