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POINT OF THEW: Another test for the state Supremes

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.

EDITORIAL: Governor Inslee pulls the rug out

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.

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CENTER STAGE: Wauconda Hall plans celebration

Long before the Internet and modern technology ruled our daily lives, gathering with friends and neighbors was the thing to do for weekend entertainment. A small taste of the way it was is planned this weekend in Wauconda.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Opportunity accepted

When my friend Marsha was ready for advanced training, she chose bookkeeping and finished a year of the training.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Baby on doorstep brings back memories

Probably the most exciting thing that ever hit our neighborhood was the incident of the newborn baby left on a neighbor’s doorstep.

EDITORIAL: Workers make the economy better

This time of year you can hear the grumblings at the check stand. To be honest, probably all of us do it once in awhile.

POINT OF THEW: Politicians should be judged the same

We received an e-mail last week about a series of town hall events that Sen. Maria Cantwell would be hosting on health care, net neutrality and other issues important to Washington state.

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Letters to the Editor

Letters

POINT OF THEW: Free pay system is 'communism lite'

Unconditional basic income is making its way into the news yet again being touted by “the most successful people in the world” (according to futurism.com, which seems to be pushing the idea).

EDITORIAL: Supreme Court to the rescue

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 9-0 ruling allowed most of the Trump travel ban to stand, keeping immigrants from six countries out until they process and individuals can be vetted.

CENTER STAGE: Idol star comes to casino

Sammy Kershaw to perform Chelan Fair

Can you believe today is the first day of summer? Wow! Where has the year gone! Last Friday I attended the annual Art in the Park in Omak.

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Letters to the Editor: June 21, 2017

Letters to the Editor: June 21, 2017

POINT OF THEW: Are groups boycotting local stores?

Several people have told me recently about efforts to target local businesses in Okanogan and Ferry counties for owners expressing their support for conservative values or, God forbid, President Donald J. Trump.

EDITORIAL: Have a great summer

Summer is officially here – June 21. Now is the time of year that kids complain about nothing to do and adults look out the windows at work longing to get out and do something – anything.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Animals can teach many important lessons

I don’t know who was responsible for the dictum we followed in my family along about the time I was in high school, but it read: You do not eat anything you have named.