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POINT OF THEW: Am I the only one who hates cyclists?

Ah, warmer weather. The time of the year when middle aged morons take to the highways with their bicycles and block traffic.

EDITORIAL: It’s open season on ranchers

On Monday night, Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) reported on Facebook that two calves were killed on the Kettle Range by wolves.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: A simple strand of hair can be a beautiful thing

There is no telling how something that has always seemed commonplace can suddenly assume importance.

Letters to the Editor: June 7, 2017

Letters to the Editor: June 7, 2017

EDITORIAL: Speech must (always) be free

Red-headed, C-list celebrity Kathy Griffin raised some eyebrows last week with her portrait which included a fake severed head of President Donald Trump.

POINT OF THEW: Send the ‘Grammar Nazis’ to Covfefe

Who really gives a covfefe about covfefe? I’ll admit, I’ve laughed at the written word (or a store sign) and questioned how little education the person who wrote it might have.

CENTER STAGE: Lots of events, festivals set this weekend

Brewster singer, songwriter featured on RFD-TV program

It seems as though this year is just flying by. Can you believe tomorrow is the first of June already?

Letters to the Editor: May 31, 2017

Letters to the Editor: May 31, 2017

POINT OF THEW: Motorized or not, just tell the truth

It’s amazing the things you learn on Facebook.

EDITORIAL: Plenty of festivals ahead

Residents in Okanogan and Ferry counties often find themselves saying, “There’s nothing to do around here.”

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Writing his name on the blackboard

You never can tell what children are going to say and my nephew proved that one day in his first-grade classroom. The children had been going to the blackboard to write their names, and when it came to Tom, my brother’s boy, he could not do it. The teacher gave hints, which did not work, so finally the teacher wrote on the blackboard, “Tom cannot write his name.”

Letters to the Editor: May 24, 2017

Letters to the editor for May 24, 2017.

EDITORIAL: Honor our fallen heroes, others

This Memorial Day - as always - we honor our fallen soldiers, who have sacrificed all for the good of our great country in the field of battle.

POINT OF THEW: Liberals taught me not to hate – with hate

I have to give liberals credit for helping me change my deep-set misunderstanding of Russians.

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Death is not always easy to cope with

When my husband died, it was completely unexpected, though it left me with certain impressions that I carry to this day.