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RANDOM THOUGHTS: Sports abound

Shane Proctor, a graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, placed sixth in bull riding during the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo on June 9-11.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Golfers get full course

The Okanogan Valley Golf Club’s nine holes all are open again after a really soggy spring left three holes flooded.

CENTER STAGE: Time to dust off the vinyl

Cassette tapes begin to make comeback

Every now and then I enjoy going on an online shopping spree. I usually am looking for one specific item, and before you know it, I’ve wasted several hours and filling my shopping cart with all kinds of things I don’t really need.

NO LEFTOVERS: Smoked brisket took time, but was worth the effort

Last week, while working on a feature story, I was lucky enough to be in Brewster when the Gebbers Cattle outlet store was open. I’d heard about the store, but never seemed to be in town during business hours (they are only open Wednesday and Fridays from 2-6 p.m.)

Letters to the Editor: June 14, 2017

Letters to the Editor - June 14, 2017

GUEST COLUMN: Personal message from Rep. Newhouse

The last eight weeks have been extremely difficult for my family and for me, personally. My time with my beautiful wife, Carol, is a blessing that I will always cherish.

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.