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Editorial: We, the people, must stay in charge
The idea of giving military hand-me-downs to civilian police and sheriff’s departments isn’t entirely new.

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Edit: Workplaces change, but labor makes the world go round
Edit: Workplaces change, but labor makes the world go round
The workplace has changed drastically since Labor Day was first implemented
Column: Getting to know five mental virtues
Five virtues of thinking
Writer’s Notebook: The Huckleberry Haj
Writer’s Notebook: The Huckleberry Haj
Huckleberry picking is an annual excursion
Editorial: Community buy-in revives a building
Chinook School's restoration is improbable and wonderful.
Column: Obama anoints Sharpton
Column: Obama anoints Sharpton
Al Sharpton becomes spokesman on race issues
Editorial: Rationality is essential in the face of chaos
Heightened school security is an unfortunate aspect of life in 2014, but Astoria's administrators rate an A for their preparations.
Column: The drinking man’s manifesto
The drinking man's manifesto
Point of View: Labor Day Weekend plans
Point of View: Labor Day Weekend plans
Point of View: Labor Day Weeked plans
Column: The making of a disaster

LONDON — Almost 13 years after 9/11, a jihadi organization with a murderous anti-Western ideology controls territory in Iraq and Syria, which are closer to Europe and the United States than Afghanistan is.

It commands resources and camps...

Of Cabbages and Kings: It’s back to school for the Boys of Summer
Of Cabbages and Kings: It’s back to school for the Boys of Summer
Every at-bat and every ground ball is an audition in minor league baseball.

Editorials

Editorial: We, the people, must stay in charge
The idea of giving military hand-me-downs to civilian police and sheriff’s departments isn’t entirely new.
Editorial: Surprise, surprise
Oregon's pioneering on end of life discussions is spreading.
Edit: Workplaces change, but labor makes the world go round
Editorial: Community buy-in revives a building
Editorial: Rationality is essential in the face of chaos

Columns

Guest Column: Astoria schools leader shares goals
Astoria Schools Superintendent Craig Hoppes outlines the plan for the year.
Column: New West renaissance holds promise
The West today is high-tech, young, more optimistic than other regions.
Column: Getting to know five mental virtues
Writer’s Notebook: The Huckleberry Haj
Column: Obama anoints Sharpton

Letters to the Editor

In Gratitude letter: Still pumping
Andrew Kerr gratitude letter
(No heading)
Laurie Caplan re Lianne Thompson
Letter: Vote do-over
Letter: Vote on swap
Letter: Academy support