Our world seems to be falling apart – and, no, I’m not blaming Trump.
One of my late husband Glen’s favorite places to roam around by car was an area known as the South Half, a large area across the Okanogan River on the Colville Indian Reservation occupied largely by ranches.
The entertainment scene in Okanogan County is in full swing this week.
Rumors, rumors, rumors. For several months now, I’ve heard rumors of my own departure. Well, today’s the day I validate at least some of what you may have heard on the street
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 30, 2015
The cost to live in rural Eastern Washington is about to go up. But there is a way to mitigate the costs of recreating and working here.
There are valid concerns that need to be considered before approving any deal with Iran
This is the only letter from a reader published in the July 29, 2015, edition of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
The volume of cargo handled at British Columbia’s ports has jumped 46 percent since 2006, while our West Coast traffic grew only 3.8 percent, according to the American Association of Port Authorities. That should be a wake-up call for us and prod our elected officials to act before it is too late and there is no lunch to eat.
We hope the community will step up and help the Colville Tribal Police catch the vandal who did more than express hatred. In doing so, the community may help curtail racism while giving the tribal community a thumbs up for its effort to create jobs, preserve salmon and improve our communities.
Jim DeTro, Sheilah Kennedy and Ray Campbell provide a great example of responsive local government.
Washington vintners better be prepared to compete
As the quality of Chinese wine improves, Washington vintners now need to pay attention to new foreign market.
Okanogan County commissioners should continue to demand local hospitals work together to find a way to remain viable while keeping health care services local.
Given Olympia’s three-session budgeting fiasco this year, lawmakers should reconsider handing the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board millions of dollars to give away. Most of that money would be better left in the pockets of taxpayers, rather than unwittingly gambling on another shell game with little or no real public benefit.
Here are the letters from readers published in the July 22, 2015, edition of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle.