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Coast Chronicles: Interdependence Day

The crow family lost a tribe member last week. I was coming home, driving up Sandridge, when I saw a dark spot unmoving ahead of me. I suspected the worst — and, yes, one of our Nahcotta crows was dead in the road.

I stopped the car. As I...

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Letters to the Editor for July 18, 2018

McClain is the clear choice

I have never endorsed a candidate for a county office in 20 years as your elected county clerk. In this case I feel I should share my personal knowledge with the voters so they do not go uninformed to the ballot box.

Letters to the Editor

Help find glass floats

On June 23 at about 1:15 a.m., a male suspect was spotted removing four glass balls and a propeller from our property. The propeller was recovered from Jonathan’s Jewelers in Astoria two days later and reported to...

Letters of Thanks for July 18, 2018

A special thanks from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) goes out to Dave Tobin and Guy Glenn Jr. for all their help in putting on the Primary Forum. Without their effort it would never have been such a success.

Barbara...

It’s time for more limits on fireworks
It’s time for more limits on fireworks
Independence Day should be a ‘day,’ not a week
Animal Shelter Report: 
Tiny PeeWee has a special need
Animal Shelter Report: Tiny PeeWee has a special need

Shelter Report

By Cory McKeown

Sweet Chihuahua mix PeeWee is 13 years old and has been diagnosed with kidney disease. When we found out this was the reason he drinks so much water and urinates frequently, we knew he probably was not going...

Letters to the Editor for July 11, 2018

We have rare rocks worth preserving

In reference to Edward Statton’s recent news coverage of research into undersea methane:

Evidence of past methane ice in local ocean waters is in the rocks.

Peculiar stones known as...

Coast Chronicles: 
Music and Art in the Gardens
Coast Chronicles: Music and Art in the Gardens

Yes, like clockwork the swallows have returned to Capistrano, and it’s time for Music in the Gardens (MIG) again — July 21, 10 p.m. to 4 p.m. But it is never the same-old, same-old with the garden tour, because event chair Nancy Allen...

Marriage is not what you expect

That misty summer morning in 1957, when our eyes met (zap!) at Waddle’s Restaurant in Portland, we had no idea what we were in for. But we knew we were in for the long haul. Waddles sat by Jantzen Beach Amusement Park, fittingly so, as life...

Animal Shelter Report: 
The new dogs have arrived!
Animal Shelter Report: The new dogs have arrived!

Recently, quite a few people interested in adopting a new best friend have left the shelter disappointed. We have not received any new adoptable dogs for several weeks due to glitches on the part of the shelter that was to have sent us rescue dogs. We...

Letters to the Editor for July 4, 2018

Elections make a difference

After a year and a half of Trump as our president, our country has experienced trillions of dollars gain in our stock market — and your 401k, retirement, or IRS accounts. Our military is again gaining back the...

Elementary, my dear…
Fleeing the Fourth: A new Peninsula tradition?
Elementary, my dear… Fleeing the Fourth: A new Peninsula tradition?
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Editorial: FDA promises to rewrite ‘added sugars’ labels
Editorial: FDA promises to rewrite ‘added sugars’ labels
The Food and Drug Administration will take another look at how a label might provide valuable nutritional information without giving consumers false impressions
Letter of Thanks for July 4, 2018

The Surfside Homeowners Association hosted its annual 18-hole Golf Tournament at the Surfside Golf Course on June 9. Net proceeds will fund scholarships for the Ilwaco High Class of 2019. Participation was wonderful and we are very grateful to all the...

Big news for cape, refuge, ex-Ilwaco pastor
Big news for cape, refuge, ex-Ilwaco pastor

Cape promotion well deserved

The appointment of Lt. Jess Shafer as commanding officer at U.S. Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment is both symbolically and substantively important. For anyone who started their service career here as an...

Letters to the Editor for June 27, 2018

Political correctness run amok?

The new OPACC (Ocean Park Area Chamber of Commerce) policy about this year’s 4th of July parade seems like an overreaction to something in last year’s parade.

When there is an issue affecting...

Coast Chronicles: 
Housing: Ups and downs
Coast Chronicles: Housing: Ups and downs

Yesterday I was watching my potatoes grow. I planted them last weekend and already some are up and rarin’ to go. I know I’ve got my seasons all wrong: potatoes should be planted in early spring when the soil temps reach about 45 degrees,...

An Old Dog’s Tale: A tribute to everyday people and their heroic quests

When I was little, I flicked my finger at a butterfly that was confused and stuck on a window. The butterfly got the message right away and headed for the open door.

My mama patted me on the head and told me I was a hero. I smiled.

Since...

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Coast Chronicles: Interdependence Day

The crow family lost a tribe member last week. I was coming home, driving up Sandridge, when I saw a dark spot unmoving ahead of me. I suspected...

Animal Shelter Report: Fifteen felines find forever-families

Our “It’s Raining Kittens “kitten shower last Saturday was a wonderful success thanks to the staff, volunteers and community...

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Editorials

Journalists keep doing our jobs
Trump isn’t the 1st to whip the press for performing its proper function
It’s time for more limits on fireworks
Independence Day should be a ‘day,’ not a week
Editorial: FDA promises to rewrite ‘added sugars’ labels
Big news for cape, refuge, ex-Ilwaco pastor

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor for July 18, 2018

McClain is the clear choice

I have never endorsed a candidate for a county office in 20 years as your elected county clerk. In this case I...

Letters to the Editor

Help find glass floats

On June 23 at about 1:15 a.m., a male suspect was spotted removing four glass balls and a propeller from our...

Letters of Thanks for July 18, 2018
Letters to the Editor for July 11, 2018
Letters to the Editor for July 4, 2018