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Column: The man who blew the whistle
Column: The man who blew the whistle

Late last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an oblique news release announcing that it was awarding an unnamed whistle-blower $400,000 for helping expose a financial fraud at an unnamed company.

The money was the latest...

Featured Stories

Column: Sister Acts in a selfish world
Nuns are the best superheroes.
Editorial: Tribal recognition means everything

Just short of his 92nd birthday, Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe Chairman and hereditary Chief Joe Scovell died earlier this month, just after U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici introduced federal legislation to recognize the tribe.

Born in July 1922, Scovell...

Editorial: How much traffic congestion is tolerable?
The classic choice a coastal community faces is: How much is too much?
Guest column: Why has the ‘public’ faded from public higher education?
Guest column: Why has the ‘public’ faded from public higher education?

After spending most of my career working in industry, I am fortunate to have served the past decade in public higher education.

What I have seen is both uplifting and heartbreaking.

While wealth or intellect all but guarantees some...

Editorial: Welcome to the U.S. chambers of emptiness
It is a cruel irony that two high performance legislators left Salem for Washington, D.C.
Column: Why Hillary got it right
When carrying out policies in the real world, however, it's nothing but tactics and reactive improvisation. The only consistency is the president's inability (unwillingness?) to see the big picture.
Column: Artists, performers need room to fail
Column: Artists, performers need room to fail
In all the tributes to the propulsive force of genius that was Robin Williams, in all the helpful pivots from a celebrity’s suicide to the larger issue of depression that cripples millions, we may have forgotten one obvious thing about him.
Editorial: Is this Middle East or the Midwest?
It is a disturbing specter to see photos of police snipers armed with weapons that look like they belong in a science-fiction video game, and doubling disturbing to have reporters arrested for legitimate news-gathering activities.
Cannon Beach tragedy affects us all
Cannon Beach tragedy affects us all
Nancy McCarthy contemplates how the recent homicide in Cannon Beach has affected the town.
Sky is falling, but it’s nothing new
Sky is falling, but it’s nothing new
Today's big news stories — immigration, infectious disease, climate change – all are profoundly embedded in the human experience.

Editorials

Editorial: How much traffic congestion is tolerable?
The classic choice a coastal community faces is: How much is too much?
Editorial: Tribal recognition means everything
Editorial: Is this Middle East or the Midwest?
Editorial: Welcome to the U.S. chambers of emptiness
Editorial: Where did all this come from?

Columns

Water Under the Bridge: Aug. 20, 2014
Column: The man who blew the whistle
Of Cabbages and Kings: A summer to remember
Guest column: Why has the ‘public’ faded from public higher education?
Column: Sister Acts in a selfish world

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Flashing lights
An alternative solution to killing the birds.
Letter: Thanks for success
The 125th anniversary of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps was a success.
Letter: ‘Come Home to Clatsop’
Letter: Too much south?
Letter: Shifting ground