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EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Sometimes, you’re a part of history

Have you ever had the feeling, “I have just made history?”

Letters to the Editor: April 19, 2017

Letters to the editor: April 19, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: Please vote ‘Yes’ for Omak students

My letter to our community is to serve two purposes, first and foremost to encourage our voters to support the current bond effort of the Omak Schools and second, correct misinformation published recently in a letter from Mr. Jim Miller of Omak.

POINT OF THEW: Who cares about Trump’s tax returns?

On Easter, while many people were hiding eggs, a small group in Omak marched in support of getting President Trump to release his tax returns.

EDITORIAL: School bond is long overdue

Omak School District is hoping for a miracle. Recent school bond measures in the area have been hit or miss, Brewster and Bridgeport were recently successful in bond attempts, but other schools like Okanogan have not been.

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EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Weather can sometimes be an interesting topic

What would your guess to be the most unfailing topic of conversation? It’s something we are all subject to and have to live with: The weather.

CENTER STAGE: Music abounds in Okanogan Country

Okanogan Country truly offers something for everyone, especially when it comes to the entertainment scene.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN - Experiencing life through the eyes of a dog

(The following was “written” by Katie, my friend Marsha’s dog.)

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CENTER STAGE: Hardy claims Nashville Country Star title

Leather boots, cowboy hats and elegant dresses graced the Omak Performing Arts Center stage Saturday, April 1 for the 13th annual Washington State Nashville Country Star competition.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Loss, plus a big gain

Last week’s column dealt mainly with loss — the loss of one of our families longtime pets, a cat named Sweetie.

Letters to the Editor: April 4, 2017

Letters to the Editor: April 4, 2017

POINT OF THEW: Let’s put an end to this witch hunt

The level of witch hunt we are encountering these days is getting out of hand.

EDITORIAL: It’s about time!

We’ve had more than a few people tell us that we’re giving the Tonasket School District a hard time and not writing anything positive after the altercation that took place in a middle school classroom in January.

Spring means time to plant gardens

I think the first reliable sign of spring arrives in the mail sometime in January. These are the flamboyant seed catalogs.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Martial arts winners

Okanogan Valley Martial Arts with Master Dan Keith brought home three firsts from the 40th annual Central Washington Karate Championships on March 18 in Yakima.

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