As the mornings are getting colder and area youngsters are heading back to school, I hate to say it but summer must be coming to an end. Around the house, the lawn is needing less watering and mowing, and our garden is nearing the end of its season.
Johnny Rodriguez brings traditional country sounds to Manson
While we are less than a month away from the first day of fall (Sept. 22), there’s still time to enjoy the sunny weather and take in a great show around the Northwest.
Recent events have prompted cities, counties and states to consider tearing down monuments that are deemed offensive to some.
Remember, when the term BLM used to strike fear in the hearts of ranchers, because it meant Bureau of Land Management (the government) was unjustly doing something or another?
What do you have if you can’t have your property?
It’s that time of the year again – Stampede Week – when some of us embrace the chance to show off our towns and enjoy some good ol’ rodeo action, a thrilling horse race with some incredibly brave riders, impressive dancers in colorful regalia at the powwow, carnival rides that push us to our limits and entertainment galore … and then some of us grumble at the mass influx of thousands of people into our small community and hole up until the event blows over.
If you’ve walked or driven down Main Street in Omak, you’ve more likely than not have seen a slew of transients occupying doorways, benches and curbs.
I probably don’t have to tell you that we live in a day and age when people who voted for the loser in 2016 (Hillary) think that they have the right to call the people who didn’t every name in the book.
It is that time of the year again when we have to make some educated choices and let our voice be heard on some important decisions on local leadership and funding.
Last weekend had my head spinning.
Legislators have their hands full.
The headline above isn’t referring to election numbers. I’m talking about poll numbers.
After a couple attempts to try smoker-style cooking in my indirect propane grill and a barrel drum camp cooker, I bit the bullet and picked up a real deal smoker.
I seriously don’t understand how Washington can be a blue state. Even with the huge population of sheep in King and Pierce counties, you would think that moderates and conservatives would be able to get together to put a stop to the stupidity in Olympia and Seattle.
With the signing of a budget in Olympia which may or not meet the state high court’s definition of what lawmakers’ meant, you would think the bipartisan love would have lasted. But it didn’t last long.