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Fukushima: Still awful but confined to Japan
Fukushima: Still awful but confined to Japan

Depending on what news media you read, the latest radiation readings at the earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant are frightening, or still manageable and only a big problem in the vicinity of the plant. Both points of view are...

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Guest Column: Want to sound profound?

When Presidential candidate Ben Carson tweeted “Amateurs built the Ark, professionals built the Titanic,” many Americans were impressed. That “deep” insight made me wonder why I, too, couldn’t articulate something...

Letters of Thanks for Feb. 8, 2017
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Coast Chronicles: International politics roil Oysterville residency
Coast Chronicles: International politics roil Oysterville residency

On Jan. 27, the Trump administration — without input from either Homeland Security or the Department of Defense — signed the “Executive Order: Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States,”...

Adventures in ‘lexia’: That seagull’s got his boots on backwards
Adventures in ‘lexia’: That seagull’s got his boots on backwards

One seagull is taking a walk, and we follow. He’s heading home in no big rush, above the high tide mark. He waddles — or toddles — in a nice duck-like way, and he doesn’t seem to mind that we’re trailing him. We...

Animal Shelter Report: Little terrier duo looking for your love
Animal Shelter Report: Little terrier duo looking for your love

Meet Carmel and Latte — two little terrier sisters who are so scruffy that they are adorable. We got these little guys when they were transported out of a shelter with a high euthanasia rate. It is just too sad to think these young sisters...

Letters of Thanks for Feb. 2, 2017
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Guest Comment: Fix digital divide in rural America

The internet is now considered a basic human right; it is how people find employment, handle their finances, receive an education, work, and receive medical care.

However, not everyone is able to use the internet to its full potential, due...

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 1, 2017
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Tourism marketing vital for rural success

With its largely volunteer Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau, our area manages to provide amazing outreach and hospitality services with a minimum of help from Washington state. Even so, it is welcome news that the Legislature is considering a move...

Oregon right, WA wrong on gillnetting

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission is to be commended for recognizing that a 2013 policy dictated by former Gov. John Kitzhaber to kick commercial salmon fishing off the Columbia River has failed.

It isn’t just Lower Columbia River...

Coast Chronicles: Whither the weather?
Coast Chronicles: Whither the weather?

Everybody loves to talk about the weather — it’s the topic of last resort in any conversation, at the grocery store, the post office, on the phone — because we’re all in it together. And this year, winter has been a doozy...

Elementary, my dear: Oscar Madison — My kinda guy!
Elementary, my dear: Oscar Madison — My kinda guy!
Elementary my Dear: Sydney Stevens
Coast Chronicles: Homeless Connect
Coast Chronicles: Homeless Connect

The fourth annual Pacific County Project Homeless Connect, coordinated by Peninsula Poverty Response, will take place Thursday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the BPOE 1937 Elks Lodge at 110 Pacific Highway in Long Beach. And this year there is,...

Letters to the Editor for Jan. 25, 2017
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Updated water-quality rules are a welcome step toward better health
Tribal leader: All citizens benefit from state’s more realistic fish-consumption standards

Columns

Just think… New car still be a ‘fish killer,’ but big step in right direction

I finally drove the “fish-killing car” last week. I hadn’t driven any vehicle at all since the end of October, when I fell,...

Coast Chronicles: Dressing the winter garden

When I first heard that phase — “dressing the winter garden” — from the lips of artist Kris Sader my mind wandered...

Guest Column: Want to sound profound?
Coast Chronicles: International politics roil Oysterville residency
Adventures in ‘lexia’: That seagull’s got his boots on backwards

Editorials

Fukushima: Still awful but confined to Japan

Depending on what news media you read, the latest radiation readings at the earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant are frightening, or...

Tourism marketing vital for rural success

With its largely volunteer Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau, our area manages to provide amazing outreach and hospitality services with a...

Oregon right, WA wrong on gillnetting
Updated water-quality rules are a welcome step toward better health

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor for Feb. 15, 2017
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Letters of Thanks for Feb. 8, 2017
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Letters to the Editor for Feb. 1, 2017
Letters to the Editor for Jan. 25, 2017