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That dogs have powerful noses is a well-known fact. The term “sniffari” is endearingly used by some dog lovers to describe the safari-like sniffing excursions that healthy dogs enjoy so much. …

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A couple of weeks ago, my husband misplaced his glasses. His very expensive prescription glasses, I might add, not his cheap drugstore readers. After turning the house upside down a few times …

During the Great Depression, World War II and Korean Conflict, the Democratic Party of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman protected workers, farmers, people of color and average middle-class …

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Years ago, my husband and I were at an event. It was one of those end-of-week things where you steal away for a half hour from whatever you were doing to run in, kiss people on both cheeks, ma…

This column often mentions the important role volunteers play in providing library, information, meeting facilities and programs to Cannon Beach, Arch Cape and other North Coast communities.

I live nine miles from Astoria and eight miles from Seaside. It’s like having a foot in both north and south Clatsop County, and as the publisher of both the Daily Astorian and Seaside Signal,…

Diets often don't work well because we haven’t given our brains the exact directions on what we really want. Let me explain, this can change your whole perspective.

Fifty years ago, Eli Saslow’s “Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist” might have been viewed as controversial “New Journalism,” Tom Wolfe’s designation for his own …

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About a year ago I wrote a column for this newspaper where I mentioned the iceberg wedge. The iceberg wedge, in case you’re unaware, is a salad made famous after a formerly unexciting lettuce …

You’re making that dreaded walk from your doctor’s waiting room toward the exam room, hoping against all hope to bypass the scale in the hallway. Have you ever refused to jump on? Many people …

You don’t want to talk about it. You don’t want to think about it. But it's important. If you are over 50, screening for colorectal cancer (cancer of the rectum or colon) is critical. For one …

The spring gray whale migration is almost upon us. And, each year we delight in catching glimpses of these majestic creatures as they pass by, thrilling us with spouting displays as they blow …

This winter, the Cannon Beach Library encouraged writers from northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington to submit a poem, story or essay on the theme, “Life on the North Coast,” for incl…

I’ve always felt that as elected officials it’s our job to engage the public and allow our residents to guide the decision-making process. And I’ve always had great faith in the citizens of Ge…

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Vacation season is kicking into gear and the availability of coastal rentals is already tightening. 

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Oregon’s total nonfarm payroll employment rose 3,300 in April, following a gain of 6,500 jobs in March.

A National Science Foundation study of factors that cause corals stress suggests that localized attempts to curb pollution on reefs won’t save them without a worldwide effort to reduce global …

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrats, have joined colleagues in introducing the West Coast Ocean Protection Act to permanently ban offshore drilling in federal waters off the coa…

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When people hear Cannon Beach has a food pantry, surprise is not an uncommon response. As a renowned upscale tourist destination studded with opulent homes and ocean views, how can there be a …

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The state and Cannon Beach City Manager Mike Myers want the coastal community to be ready with two weeks of supplies on-hand should a disaster occur. It was this concern that Myers brought to …

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February may be the shortest month, but the Cannon Beach Library has planned a full complement of free public events, beginning with Ellen Notbohm’s appearance in the Northwest Authors Series.

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Members of Cannon Beach Reads at their December meeting selected seven nonfiction books and five works of fiction to read during 2019 and scheduled discussion dates for these titles.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian efforts to influence, attack or sabotage the 2016 presidential election as well as involvement in this effort by officials from Presid…

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The arrival of Labor Day suggests calm will soon settle over Cannon Beach as vacations end and families prepare their little darlings for a new school year. Such nostalgic predictions may be p…