One of the bright spots at the Port of Astoria over the past decade is the emergence of cruise ships.
- Kelso man dies after getting stuck in the snow near Nicolai Mainline
- Domino's planned for Astoria
- Seaside man sentenced to prison for encouraging child sex abuse
- Astoria hears Grocery Outlet appeal
- Former Jewell coach faces harassment charge
- New approach to math hits stride
- Everyday People: Astoria man develops passion for carving
- Our View: Port confronts a cruise ship conflict
- Astoria approves downtown development rules
- Columbia Memorial builds financial strength for expansion
Rick Vanderburg re Astoria Pointe parking
The official U.S. census tally each 10 years — one is coming right up — results in updated population numbers proudly displayed on city limits signs across the country. Declines bring a sense …
The plot thickened last week in the Oregon Capitol.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates a remarkable American life. It also reminds us of a transformational moment in recent American history. The federal holiday is especially full of meanin…
Excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.
The name Deep River conjures thoughts of complex mysteries drifting in eddies far below the water’s surface like monstrous old sturgeon. It makes an ideal title for a novel about a feisty cont…
The book “Deep River” by Karl Marlantes is the fictional story of a woman, Aino Koski, from her youth in Finland in the early 1900s through a series of harrowing events to her later years in t…
With the North Coast’s affordable housing crisis in full swing, it is hard to defend Clatsop County’s rule about recreational vehicle living.
I’ve been thinking a lot about what to say on The Ship Report about the tragedy on the beach at Falcon Cove near Cannon Beach this weekend. A dad and his two small children were swept out to s…
Last May, the U.S. and Canada began negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty — a 1964 agreement that defines the way both countries share the Northwest’s greatest waterway.
Four questions will determine the fate of the 2020 Oregon Legislature. Several days of legislative committee meetings this week will provide the first clues to the answers.
Many people want to be sheriff’s deputies to catch the bad guys and put them in jail.
Roger Dorband re timber lawsuit
Richard Wisner re king tides
Del Corbett re development
Donna Lee Rollins re Trump
R.D. Smith re Iran
It is heartbreaking to see photos of wildlife and sea species that have died from swallowing or becoming tangled in plastic bags.
Eric Halperin re impeachment
Rose Lewin re Todd Kirn
Wynne Preston re a sense of value
Mary Tanguay Webb re drone strike
Carolyn Eady re timber lawsuit
The results of a study of stakeholder attitudes regarding the proposed breaching of Snake River dams were hardly surprising, but agricultural interests say the document may serve to educate pr…
I’ve never been one to make New Year’s resolutions or annual predictions. Instead, in the interest of stirring the political pot, I offer five possibly provocative proposals for education in Oregon.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s draft report on the lower Snake River dams raises important questions about the future of our region’s salmon runs, energy and infrastructure. But one of the most …
Bebe Michel re party affiliation
Adam Howard re Astoria
George "Mick" Hague re building height
Barry Plotkin re genome testin
Michael A. "Sasha" Miller re driving at night
“Ringing in the new year” with wild and pure noise is a folk favorite long predating the expensive and smelly ignition of fireworks. With mom’s Bell surname pumping deep in my veins, bell ring…
Barry Plotkin re Fort Astoria sign
Gary Durheim re forestry practices
Roger Dorband re Hampton Lumber
Brenton Kahle re President Trump
We often take for granted what we see. But behind every new thing in a city or town lies a story that many of us have forgotten. That is especially so in Astoria, which has enjoyed three decad…
As the new year approaches, the No. 1 issue for Oregon voters is …
After a monthlong trial, after hearing more than 100 hours of testimony and reviewing hundreds of exhibits, some going back to the early 1900s, the Linn County jury deliberated for only a few …
State Rep. Caddy McKeown, D-Coos Bay, minced no words.
The online post was a heartbreaker. “It’s almost Christmas and I’ve never felt less Christmassy in my life.”
Personal freedom, heartbreak, shame, law and order, dignity, cost to taxpayers — this is only some of what we must balance as the coast struggles with the interlocking dilemmas of homelessness…
R.D. Smith re impeachment
Joseph Stevenson re Trump corruption
Brenton Kahle re vetting government officials
David Fitch re impeachment