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Water Under the Bridge: June 28, 2017
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Water Under the Bridge: June 28, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers

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Our View: Scholarships are a show of confidence in our students

Admittance to college and then financing that education isn’t easy, especially in an era where college tuition and room and board has steadily increased.

For any student or family, that affordability is a great challenge, and sometimes...

Editorial cartoon: Not mean enough
Editorial cartoon: Not mean enough

Column: How Twitter pornified politics
Column: How Twitter pornified politics

This is the column in which I formally forswear Twitter for good. I’ll keep my Twitter handle, and hopefully my followers, but an editorial assistant will manage the account from now on. I’ll intercede only to say nice things about the...

Our view: Chemical plant fails the sniff test
Project would provide methanol to China
Editorial cartoon: Democratic leadership
Editorial cartoon: Democratic leadership

Our View: Shoutouts and Callouts
Our View: Shoutouts and Callouts
Praise for those who deserve it
Editorial cartoon: New Ken doll
Editorial cartoon: New Ken doll

Editorial cartoon: Toxic
Editorial cartoon: Toxic

Column: A mass killer we’re meeting with a shrug
Column: A mass killer we’re meeting with a shrug
We as a nation are going backward, and drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50
Column: The great Muslim civil war — and us
Column: The great Muslim civil war — and us
It’s the end of the beginning. The parties are maneuvering to shape what comes next
Our view: Advance Astoria a step toward economic success
A fundamental principle of good economic development and urban renewal is to preserve the character of the place
Column: Where did ‘We the people’ go?
Column: Where did ‘We the people’ go?
We’ve had breakdowns in truth and trust before in our history, but this feels particularly dangerous because it is being exacerbated by technology and Trump
Editorial cartoon: Enter at your own risk
Editorial cartoon: Enter at your own risk

Water Under the Bridge: June 21, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: June 21, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: If liberals bothered to vote
Column: If liberals bothered to vote
Even with Trump’s working-class appeal, Clinton could have swept Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Editorial cartoon: Hypocrisy
Editorial cartoon: Hypocrisy

Our view: Trump looks backward on U.S.-Cuba tourism
To go back to the way it was is a strange choice
Our View: Patriot Hall opening shows all the signs of success
A valuable resource for years to come
Guest column: With Roe in jeopardy, Oregon must take action
Guest column: With Roe in jeopardy, Oregon must take action
One of the most intimate decisions a woman ever faces is the decision to choose adoption, end a pregnancy or raise a child
Editorial cartoon: Summer of love
Editorial cartoon: Summer of love

Southern Exposure: Beyond the trail and into the parks
Southern Exposure: Beyond the trail and into the parks
Risley’s pioneering spirit
Our View: Is Seaside’s deal with Airbnb fair to its competitors?
Seaside has the highest number of Airbnb rentals across the region
Editorial cartoon: Wonder woman
Editorial cartoon: Wonder woman

Our View: Shoutouts and Callouts
Our View: Shoutouts and Callouts
Praise for those who deserve it
Column: The mortification of Sessions
Column: The mortification of Sessions
This is what happens when you draw too close to Trump

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Editorials

Our View: Election interference isn’t a partisan issue

Reports of Russian interference in an American election should be concerning to everyone in this country, regardless of their political...

Our View: Scholarships are a show of confidence in our students

Admittance to college and then financing that education isn’t easy, especially in an era where college tuition and room and board has...

Our view: Chemical plant fails the sniff test
Our View: Shoutouts and Callouts
Our view: Advance Astoria a step toward economic success

Columns

Water Under the Bridge: June 28, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: The GOP rejects conservatism
The current Republican Party has iron, dogmatic rules about the role of government, but no vision about America
Editorial cartoon: Not mean enough
Column: How Twitter pornified politics
Column: A mass killer we’re meeting with a shrug

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Gearhart vs. big money
Rick Sabol re Gearhart short-term rentals
Letter: Gearhart as we know it
Penny Sabol re Gearhart short-term rentals
Letter: Save parking for customers
Letter: Give workers a shot
Letter: A simple matter