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I recently returned from a vacation at the Grand Canyon where we had booked a two-night stay, including dinners at a historic lodge perched on the edge of the canyon with breathtaking views an…

The lack of available child care in Clatsop County — and throughout the entire country — has been front and center for years, along with the lack of housing and workforce development.

A New York Times reporter contended that he was not hearing much introspection from Oregon Democrats. As a presidential candidate, Joe Biden had won the state with 60% of the vote in 2020 (act…

It took 75 years, and any number of temporary locations, before Astoria constructed a permanent home for a public library. Now, 55 years later, it’s time to upgrade the building.

As the gubernatorial candidates’ debate came to an end last week in Bend, Democrat Tina Kotek accurately described the choice for Oregon voters: “Are we going to go to the right, or are we goi…

We’ve come to expect the unexpected in the last few years, but several announcements in the print media world in September have surprised us. More so, it will create impacts on The Astorian readers.

Years ago, when I taught classes about the history of roses, I told my students a poignant story about a gentleman in old Paris who had a small garden, all of white roses.

As we marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday and move into the monthlong celebration of Recovery Month this September, I wanted to acknowledge the tremendous community effort…

Oregon agriculture continues to persevere amid historic drought conditions, worldwide supply chain issues, burdensome and unnecessary regulation and global food insecurity at a level not seen …

The gold man atop the Oregon State Capitol has gone dark. A cavernous hole has arisen at the building basement; another is on its way. The governor, secretary of state and state treasurer have…

Google and Facebook have enormous economic and political power in society — especially over the news industry. Many ask if they have played a role in the misinformation that erodes our free pr…

If what follows is going to make sense to you, it might help to know I’ve been a serious student of history since 1969 when a leprechaun-like dean put this 18-year-old country boy into a grad-…

On first glance, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the case of a former Bremerton High School assistant football coach seems like a reasonable constitutional balancing act.

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