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Our View: Former Portland Mayor Katz shattered gender norms in Oregon politics
Stasia Honnold
Our View: Former Portland Mayor Katz shattered gender norms in Oregon politics
Sometimes it’s difficult to realize how far Oregon has come since the 1970s

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From the editor: Changes to The Daily Astorian’s letters policy
From the editor: Changes to The Daily Astorian’s letters policy

The Daily Astorian editorial board announces some changes to the newspaper’s letters policy, starting today.

First, letters to the editor will be limited to 250 words, down from 350. This will allow us the space to get more letters into...

Our View: Immigration actions chill press and speech freedoms
Our View: Immigration actions chill press and speech freedoms
Chews away at essential American values
Our View: End the scam of college football
Our View: End the scam of college football

Oregonians love our college football, especially since the University of Oregon Ducks rose to prominence in recent decades.

We’ve created good-natured dividing lines between Ducks and Beavers, and some of us make treks to support our...

Editorial cartoon: Al Franken
Editorial cartoon: Al Franken

Our View: Trump’s denigration of FBI is self-serving
Our View: Trump’s denigration of FBI is self-serving
President Trump is lashing out at an American institution with a far better reputation than he enjoys himself
Our View: Important referendum coming up on Measure 101
Opponents say the tax allows legislators a ‘back door’ to suck health care into the general fund, which will eventually lead to worse health budgets and outcomes
Thomas Friedman: Obsession with Iran is driving the Mideast and US crazy
Thomas Friedman: Obsession with Iran is driving the Mideast and US crazy
The greatest thing that the U.S. and Saudi Arabia could do is to stop working each other into a lather over this Iranian ‘threat’ and to focus on their domestic reform agendas
Water Under the Bridge — the storms of 2007 and 1967
Water Under the Bridge — the storms of 2007 and 1967
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Paul Krugman: Republicans are coming for your benefits
Paul Krugman: Republicans are coming for your benefits
So it’s not at all surprising that they were willing to enact a huge tax cut for corporations and the wealthy even though all independent estimates said this would add more than $1 trillion to the national debt
Editorial cartoon: National parks
Editorial cartoon: National parks

Our view: Health authority audit interference was outrageous
Our view: Health authority audit interference was outrageous
State leaders must insist on transparency, compliance
Column: The ghost of Steve Bannon
Column: The ghost of Steve Bannon
The soul at the core of the Trump administration
Editorial cartoon: Kissing Santa Claus
Editorial cartoon: Kissing Santa Claus

Southern Exposure: County Commissioner Thompson at center of storm
Southern Exposure: County Commissioner Thompson at center of storm
A life in politics, now under scrutiny
Our view: Corporatism comes for the internet
Our view: Corporatism comes for the internet
The internet has been the bastion of much of the country’s economic growth of the last two decades
Editorial cartoon: Matt Lauer
Editorial cartoon: Matt Lauer

Our View: There will be another big one — prepare now or face the consequences
Our View: There will be another big one — prepare now or face the consequences
Don’t expect immediate outside help
Column: Recalling parallels between the Great Coastal Gale and Hurricane Katrina
Column: Recalling parallels between the Great Coastal Gale and Hurricane Katrina
A tale of two storms
Editorial cartoon: Tax bill
Editorial cartoon: Tax bill

Column: Are we headed to a new Korean war?
Column: Are we headed to a new Korean war?
The American public is far too complacent about the possibility of a war with North Korea, one that could be incomparably bloodier than any U.S. war in my lifetime
Editorial cartoon: Rocket Man
Editorial cartoon: Rocket Man

Our view: Oregon’s future depends on new arrivals
Our view: Oregon’s future depends on new arrivals
Economic forecast paints picture of interdependence and change
Guest column: Vote? Not so fast!
Guest column: Vote? Not so fast!
As officers in the Army, Lewis and Clark knew that they ultimately were held responsible for any and all decisions, right or wrong
Editorial cartoon: North Korea’s capability
Editorial cartoon: North Korea’s capability

Column: The biggest tax scam in history
Column: The biggest tax scam in history
What’s happening in the U.S. Senate right now really does deserve Trumpian superlatives

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Editorials

Our View: Former Portland Mayor Katz shattered gender norms in Oregon politics
Sometimes it’s difficult to realize how far Oregon has come since the 1970s
Our view: A sneaky tax plan
Everybody knows that most 2 a.m. decisions are boneheaded
Our View: Immigration actions chill press and speech freedoms
Our View: End the scam of college football
Our View: Trump’s denigration of FBI is self-serving

Columns

Southern Exposure: How Seaside weathered the Great Coastal Gale of 2007
Community leaders recall a week without power, lessons learned
From the editor: Changes to The Daily Astorian’s letters policy

The Daily Astorian editorial board announces some changes to the newspaper’s letters policy, starting today.

First, letters to the...

Thomas Friedman: Obsession with Iran is driving the Mideast and US crazy
Water Under the Bridge — the storms of 2007 and 1967
Paul Krugman: Republicans are coming for your benefits

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thanks for turnout at animal assistance fundraiser
Pat Wilson re CAA fundraiser
Letter: Thanks for generous support of chorale singers, food bank
Denise Reed and Marlin Martin thank you letter
Letter: A time of lights, and other thoughts
Letter: WGS thanks Roby’s
Letter: Trump’s tax gains