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March 18, 2015
House Bill 2093 is a good start in addressing wildfire concerns in Washington state
Grizzly bear introduction advocates offered nothing more than a kindergarten-style “show-and-tell" on their plans to move relocate the predators to the North Cascades
If this bill passes the Senate and is signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee, it’ll drive inflation and shatter many rural residents’ ability to grow economically and socially.
Here are the letters from readers published March 11, 2015, in The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Finding enough clean fresh water is a worldwide challenge as population, food production and industries expand. That’s a long-term issue, but for now, competing interests in our state must find ways to avert what is going on in California.
Here are the letters from readers that published in the March 4, 2015, edition of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle.
We need to rethink the Department of Homeland Security's creation, divest much of the power it has usurped and give autonomy back to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Emergency Management Agency and others. While we’re at it, disband the TSA.
House Resolution 1009 could provide some help with the upcoming fire season. And with the lack of snowfall in the mountains, we’ll likely need it.
Senate Bill 5016 would help rural economies to grow
As a farmer, I understand the extent to which Central Washington depends on a steady supply chain to export those goods. The full impact of the port slowdown on future business has yet to be felt, and it will come at a high cost.
Letters from readers published Feb. 25, 2015
Taxpayers should be the ones to decide on nixing the initiative or finding a way to pay for it.
Discussion on proposal to actively introduce grizzly bears to the North Cascades will have ramifications on forest access, recreation and use.
Letters from readers published in the Feb. 18 edition of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle