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Reflecting on the North Cascades Highway

Longtime resident remembers first days of the route

There is something exciting about seeing something being built. Take, for example, the North Cascades Highway.

Search for CEO should restart

Three Rivers needs to heed red flags at Coulee Medical Center

The firestorm at Coulee Medical Center should’ve sent red-flag warnings to hospital officials in Brewster.

Enjoy spring break with your kids

With all the things going on in the world — wars, politics, business, etc. — spring break offers me a much-needed respite.

Want a job? Attend trade schools

Guest Column by: Don Brunell

Millions of unemployed college graduates are back where they started, living with their parents. Upon receiving their diplomas, they find themselves saddled with crushing student loan debt and unable to find a job. More than 36 percent of those who have found jobs aren’t working in their chosen profession — many are working for minimum wage.

April 16, 2014- Letters to the Editor

Local hospitals are doing their best,

We need a fair tax code

Guest Column by Doc Hastings

As tax day nears on April 15, we’re reminded of the tremendous impact decisions made in Washington, D.C., have here on families, farmers, and businesses.

Create some healthy meals — and good memories

A few weeks ago, I wrote about nutrition and the incidence of corporations that make food of questionable nutritional quality sponsoring everything from reading programs to school sports scoreboards.

Looking into Omak’s historical buildings

Old buildings include former Chronicle office

I don’t know what triggered this, but is there someone who can identify the oldest building in Omak that is still in use?

Jan. 29, 2014- Our View

Election bill may save tax money

When the Legislature meets, all too often lawmakers pass bills that cost taxpayers money.

Puns flying high over ‘Bud Bowl’

Every year, I look forward to watching the Super Bowl.

Business regulations overbearing

Don Brunell

With the ongoing debate about income inequality and increasing the minimum wage, it’s important to revisit the basics.

Don’t take readers completely by surprise

Look for plot hints in subtle foreshadowing

I can’t remember where I read this, high school or college, or the name of the writer nor the publication in which he wrote.

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