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Editorial: Preventing landslides should be top priority
Statewide Landslide Information Database for Oregon
Editorial: Preventing landslides should be top priority
Like all youngsters, our local hills are subject to rapid change — including landslides, a geological equivalent of growth pains.

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Water Under the Bridge: May 25, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: May 25, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Editorial: Shipyard vital to the Lower Columbia
A shipyard is essential to maritime life at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Editorial: The last first drowning
More is clearly needed to avoid drownings.
Column: Election from hell
Column: Election from hell
One of the first elections I ever voted in had candidates who were even more flawed and was even more of a circus. Hard to believe, I know, but it’s true.
Column: Aging in the key of humor
Column: Aging in the key of humor
Michael Kinsley is aging so you don’t have to.
Editorial: Leave them alone, give them space
Rarely are animal babies actually abandoned
Editorial: Congress finally agrees for the good
If it goes through as expected, the law will be the biggest gain for chemical safety in four decades.
Column: Australia or anywhere
America’s election is the world’s election, but only Americans get to vote in it.
Column: Donald, Hillary and the Bernie factor
Hillary Clinton cannot put away a heretofore marginal, self-declared socialist.
Writer’s Notebook: A Memorial Day salute to all the brave parents
Writer’s Notebook: A Memorial Day salute to all the brave parents

The approach of Memorial Day brings to mind thoughts of our heroes.

At this time in our history, I am humbled by the courage displayed by our military, by their willingness to offer all and to give it, all too often. We are blessed, and our...

Cartoon: Now what?
Cartoon: Now what?

Editorial: Food is Astoria’s new big thing
Food is what's happening in Astoria
Editorial: GMOs are not the villain or panacea some believed
Rarely have so many worried so much about so little.
Column: Why it’s getting harder to learn what the public thinks

Opinion research has helped government with planning and policymaking for decades.

But the shifting technological landscape, along with changing demographics and lifestyles, are challenging conventional opinion-research techniques, making it...

Column: Obama’s opioid-addiction proposal is right step
Column: Obama’s opioid-addiction proposal is right step
What’s essentially unique about this plan is its acknowledgment of evidence-based drug treatments as the life-saving entities they are.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Tired of campaigns’ negativity? Go to a graduation ceremony
Of Cabbages and Kings: Tired of campaigns’ negativity? Go to a graduation ceremony
An exhibit about The Oregonian's pioneer owner is at odds with how the Newhouse family has treated the Portland's newspaper.
Water Under the Bridge: May 18, 2016
Water Under the Bridge: May 18, 2016
From the pages of Astoria's daily newspapers
Column: One community at a time
Social isolation produces rising suicide rates, rising drug addiction, widening inequality, political polarization, depression and alienation.
Editorial: Warrenton has a good library opportunity
Warrenton's deterioating library building opens the door to new opportun ity
Editorial: Don’t let new technology get in the way of safety
Some local cops believe an upgrade to Washington State Patrol's radio communications technology has inadvertently placed officers at greater risk.
Column: A humane revolution
Column: A humane revolution
The best way for nonprofits to get large-scale results is sometimes to work with corporations to change behavior and supply lines — while whacking them when they resist.
Column: It takes a policy
America is unique among advanced countries in its utter indifference to the lives of its youngest citizens.
Editorial: Sealed landfill became a mecca
The Warrenton soccer complex is the gift that keeps on giving.
Column: Trump and taxes
Paul Krugman column
Southern Exposure: Anniversary of the high school: now can we move?
Southern Exposure: Anniversary of the high school: now can we move?
The least-loved school building

Editorials

Editorial: Preventing landslides should be top priority
Like all youngsters, our local hills are subject to rapid change — including landslides, a geological equivalent of growth pains.
Editorial: Shipyard vital to the Lower Columbia
A shipyard is essential to maritime life at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Editorial: The last first drowning
Editorial: Leave them alone, give them space
Editorial: Congress finally agrees for the good

Columns

Guest column: Oregon lawmakers should take cue from Florida’s sunshine laws
Public records laws help keep things honest.
Column: Trumping on eggshells
Another gauge of this freaky interlude is the number of us who are steadfastly avoiding conversations we’d normally have.
Southern Exposure: Chef celebrates the environment around him
Water Under the Bridge: May 25, 2016
Column: Election from hell

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Community pass
Lexy Solomon re Astoria Column fee
Letter: Surviving survival
Jon Chambreau re tsunami risks
Letter: Disgusted
Letter: Thanks, students
Letter: End parties