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Coast Chronicles: Hobe Kytr fights for our salmon
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Coast Chronicles: Hobe Kytr fights for our salmon

Hobe Kytr, director of Salmon For All since 2005 and director of the Ilwaco Heritage Museum before that, is a patient man. He has to be, he’s fighting to keep our salmon and, as anyone working in the environmental field knows, it’s not a...

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Letter of Thanks
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Animal Shelter Report: The name ‘Diva’ really fits this little girl
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR FOR JAN. 11, 2017
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Elementary, my dear: Should auld acquaintance…
Elementary, my dear: Should auld acquaintance…
Elemntary My Dear
Coast Chronicles: The Voyage of a Snow Bird
Coast Chronicles: The Voyage of a Snow Bird

When I first arrived on the Peninsula I admit I scoffed at the idea of heading south for the winter. I mean it’s OK for the birds, but why do we human mammalians need to disrupt ourselves just when we ought to be hibernating?

Well, nigh...

Letters of Thanks for Jan. 4, 2017
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Letters to the Editor for Jan. 4, 2017
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Improving data security must be a top priority

Russian meddling in the U.S. election certainly should make all Americans angry, no matter our political differences. Moving forward, it’s important to learn from it and incorporate these lessons throughout our personal, professional and...

Too soon to celebrate wave energy facility

Much high-level political praise was heaped on a federal OK last month for a wave energy test facility in Newport — some of it justified.

Making electricity from the ocean’s always undulating waves has been a dream for decades. The...

Coast Chronicles: The Sound of Silence
Coast Chronicles: The Sound of Silence

The world’s been awfully noisy lately. The media’s been shrill. Facebook has been a knock-down drag-out. The traffic in the early morning Twittersphere has been — ahem — unprecedented.

The noise of the election was...

Letter of Thanks
Late thanks for 12/21?
Still a good case for youth facilities
Still a good case for youth facilities

Proposed closures of Naselle Youth Camp in Pacific County and the North Coast Youth Correctional Facility in Warrenton are coincidental in a sense but represent some similar flaws in thinking in the state capitals of Washington and Oregon.

It is...

An Old Dog’s Tale: Memories of Christmas enchantment are the best gift
Wayne Downing 12/28
Guest Column: Despite current events in the outside world, we’re blessed here

By Dr. ROBERT BRAKE

“For only love can conquer hate

You know we’ve got to find a way

To bring some lovin’ here today.”

— Marvin Gaye, “What’s going on,”...

Coast Chronicles: Oysterman Dennis Tufts moving on
Coast Chronicles: Oysterman Dennis Tufts moving on
Key figure in Willapa shellfish industry retiring to Oregon
Another Doppler radar is needed on West Coast
Another Doppler radar is needed on West Coast

Rambunctious autumn storms this year highlight the need for more atmospheric data and better forecasting on the Northwest coast. Since many of our worst storms come out of the southwest, Doppler weather radar for the central Oregon coast would also...

Domestic violence: A crime no matter who commits it

Although domestic violence takes many forms, it most often involves physical and emotional domination by a man within a family setting. All too commonly, physical attacks including homicide are at one end of the abuse spectrum. But vast amounts of...

Animal Shelter Report: Please help the shelter animals this holiday season
Animal Shelter Report: Please help the shelter animals this holiday season
Shelter Report
Letters of Thanks for Dec. 21, 2016
Letters of Thanks for Dec. 21, 2016
Thanks Letters 12/21
Just think: What’s wrong with critical thinking?
Just think: What’s wrong with critical thinking?

I’ve had some interesting dialogs with members of my extended family during the last six months. One of my nephews wrote to me that Barack Obama was the worst president this country has ever had. My response was, “What do you know about...

Columns

Coast Chronicles: Hobe Kytr fights for our salmon

Hobe Kytr, director of Salmon For All since 2005 and director of the Ilwaco Heritage Museum before that, is a patient man. He has to be,...

Successful aging means encounters with ‘RumpleSilkSkin’

First-light, a misty day. I’m stretching in bed when I see it. I say, “Whoo!” (to myself, so I don’t wake Burt) and I...

Animal Shelter Report: The name ‘Diva’ really fits this little girl
Elementary, my dear: Should auld acquaintance…
Coast Chronicles: The Voyage of a Snow Bird

Editorials

It’s up to us to make our own good decisions

The departure of Craft3, a hybrid lending institution, from the Port of Ilwaco marks a symbolic end to a particular era of enthusiastic outside...

Crab season: Not ill-fated but needing more attention

Some may wonder if the 2017 Dungeness crab season is ill-fated: First delayed by weeks to make certain crab were scrupulously free of domoic acid...

Improving data security must be a top priority
Too soon to celebrate wave energy facility
Still a good case for youth facilities

Letters to the Editor

Letter of Thanks
Thanks - 1/11
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR FOR JAN. 11, 2017
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Letters of Thanks for Jan. 4, 2017
Letters to the Editor for Jan. 4, 2017
Letter of Thanks