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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.

Jan. 22, 2014- Our View

Governor’s minimum wage proposal lacks understanding of state’s rural economies

Gov. Jay Inslee wants the Legislature to dramatically raise the minimum wage this year.

Catching the Seahawk bandwagon

As you can tell by the front page today, The Chronicle has joined the bandwagon following the Seattle Seahawks to the SuperBowl. I’m sure many of you have, too.

Regulations stifle growth of jobs

Doc Hastings

Every year, the federal government issues hundreds of burdensome regulations, covering everything from domestic energy production to the specific types of light bulbs you can buy to the dust found on a farm.

Farewell to Okanogan

I’ve never had to write one of these columns. At my last newspaper, I was released unceremoniously, the victim of a bad newspaper economy and — in my humble opinion — even worse decision-making.

In a bind? Try a clip

Last week, I stumbled upon a new-to-me use for binder clips as I was faced with trying to use loose tea to make a cup of hot tea at work.

A day in the life of Grayson the cat

‘Full-time cat’ shares his story

Hi. Since this is the first time you have heard from me, let me introduce myself. Name: Grayson, known as Cat for short. Occupation: Full-time cat.

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