Our coast’s many fanatical razor clam diggers feel whipsawed between news that local sands swarm with delicious bivalves but that a new blob of warm seawater might produce a toxic bloom and make these clams inedible.
In June, the Oregon Legislature passed Senate Bill 1013 that narrowed the definition of aggravated murder and drastically reduced the number of murderers in this state who are eligible for the…
In the past year, I’ve become a vocal opponent of House Bill 2020, the cap-and-trade program. As the president of the United Steelworkers Local 1097 at the Georgia-Pacific Wauna Mill in Westpo…
The human being beneath the veneer of an eminent politician is seldom very interesting.
Jeanette Rosales re nurses at CMH
- Port's cruise ship marketer faces ethics violations
- Friends remember former Astoria police chief
- Knappa students struggle on state assessments
- CBD industry sprouts in Clatsop County
- Rep. Mitchell prepares to donate a kidney
- Obituary: Leanne Wheeler Boles
- Deaths: Sept. 17, 2019
- Everyday People: Designer sees potential in 'suspender dress'
- Obituary: David William Phillips
- Deaths: Sept. 19, 2019
James Bernard re Psalm 18
Linda Leonard re Kalama methanol refinery
Eric Halperin re Global Climate Strike events
Mark Uhart re Kalama methanol refinery
Setting educational policy should follow the old adage, “It takes all sorts of people to make a world.”
As a board member for the #TimberUnity Association, a grassroots group, I recently attended the annual economic summit of coastal legislators in Florence. I wanted to hear firsthand lawmakers’…
The Port of Astoria Commission was wise to pause the search for a new executive director.
I love watching football, something I credit to my grandmother and mother, both NFL superfans. I’ve watched pro and college games at all levels, and still buy tickets to Beaver football games,…
The hole in the middle of Astoria celebrates its ninth anniversary this year.
A small town like Astoria is at the mercy of who shows up. By that I mean it is new blood that has given the place new ideas, connections and cultural investment. Jo Robinson was one of those …
Setting aside for the moment that coho returns are predicted to be healthy and Buoy 10 fishing was hot over the Labor Day weekend, this has been another of many troubling years for Columbia Ri…
David Grigsby re cruise vessels
Sharon Robinson re hotel greed
Roger Dorband re Norriston Heights
Astoria could surely learn from tiny Toledo, 140 miles down the Oregon Coast.
John Meiners re Astoria Column
Jim Hallaux re words
Scott Widdicombe re Skipanon Water Control District
Kathy Weigel re Hood to Coast litter
Pamela Mattson McDonald re Fishhawk Lake
Don Haskell re China tariffs
Carl Yates re anti-U.S. sentiment
For many families, back-to-school time can be hard on the budget.
The beginning of the school year is a rejuvenating time for students and staff in the Astoria School District, and they are eager to work together for what should be a very successful year.
While we celebrated the milestone of Labor Day on Monday, and many workers in the United States enjoyed a day off, it’s important to remember there is always more we can do to help the nation’…
George Warren re plea bargain
Jim Spurr re gun control
A. 'Diane' Finucane re Tongue Point Job Corps
RD Smith re Second Amendment
Warrenton Mayor Henry Balensifer is not anti-development.
We are family representatives for the property proposed for a Grocery Outlet in Astoria.
The first tell was the photo.
John Dunzer re Seaside schools
Mike Tuell re alternative housing
Willie Dickerson re tax relief acts
Tiffiny Mitchell re CMH nurses
The Astoria Design Review Committee should tread carefully with Grocery Outlet.
One thing about turning 87 is often thinking, “Here we go again.” A good example is the recent mass shootings that put gun control back into the public spotlight.
Perhaps the most unheralded local election is the one scheduled for Nov. 5 at the elementary and middle schools.
Roger Oakes re tsunamis and estuaries
Donna Schindler Munro renters’ tax credit
Robert Brake re intolerance
Every few years, sugar just might coalesce out of the kiln-baked soil in my grandparents’ plum thicket at their little retirement ranch in western Wyoming.
When Heidi Wright called me June 3 to suggest that our company should take a look at bidding on Bend’s daily newspaper, The Bulletin, I was at once startled, skeptical and intrigued.