Opinion

 

OPINION: Telephone scammers are getting clever

Last week I was at home and at the opposite end of the house from my wife.The telephone rang, and I quickly hollered across the house to her, asking who was calling. The caller ID showed “Twisp.”

August 21, 2018 7:35 a.m. read more..
  

OPINION: Jack Black: Fun among fame

As the north Okanogan pulsated with rumors of Jack Black sightings last week, I received an email from my editor saying, “Keep your eyes out. Jack Black's in town.”

August 21, 2018 7:21 a.m. read more..
    

OPINION: Support Omak Stampede this weekend

Earlier this week I was driving through downtown Omak around 1:30 p.m. Usually at that time of day one can make it from south Omak up to Riverside Drive in just a couple of minutes. But Monday was an exception. As the car thermometer read 98 degrees and the sweat beaded from my forehead, I realized the cause of the delay. It is Stampede week.

August 9, 2018 9:21 a.m. read more..
 

CENTER STAGE: ZZ Top rocks Town Toyota Center

“That Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” known as ZZ Top, is bad and nationwide. But Sunday, the band was far from bad at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. The group — comprised of Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard – brought its unique blend of Texas blues and rock music before a full stadium that kept fans on their feet throughout the 65-minute concert.

July 31, 2018 1:03 p.m. read more..
  

EDITORIAL: Let’s spruce up Okanogan County

In a little more than a week from now Okanogan County will be bustling with business, tourists and increased traffic as people from around the Northwest will flock to Omak for the Stampede and World-Famous Suicide Race, Aug. 9-12.

July 31, 2018 12:31 p.m. read more..