Book on local geology is a ‘delightful’ read
It was in 1972 that Bates McKee published his “Cascadia.” Not long after that, Bruce Wilson worked out of it in establishing the Okanogan County Historical Society Museum in Okanogan.
My libertarian side says it’s OK if someone wants to smoke marijuana in the sanctity of their own home, without bothering others.
More and more things done by machine today
We have considered erosion and its pervasive influence a long time. But there are short-time influences, too.
You might know him as a former Twisp City Councilman. You might also know him as a former Okanogan County deputy prosecuting attorney.
Column gave us a peek into world of music
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about “September Song.” There have been two responses. They are from Mary Koch, writing from Holden Village up Lake Chelan, and from Dee Camp, here at The Chronicle.
The Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees citizens the right to keep and bear arms.
Old buildings include former Chronicle office
I don’t know what triggered this, but is there someone who can identify the oldest building in Omak that is still in use?
Every year, I look forward to watching the Super Bowl.
Bonaparte races get starting lights
This year’s Bonaparte Lake Snow Drags promises to be bigger and better Feb. 8.
State sends five to Olympics
Of the 14 cross-country skiers named to the men’s and women’s Olympic teams this week, 5 were raised in Washington state.
Look for plot hints in subtle foreshadowing
I can’t remember where I read this, high school or college, or the name of the writer nor the publication in which he wrote.
As you can tell by the front page today, The Chronicle has joined the bandwagon following the Seattle Seahawks to the SuperBowl. I’m sure many of you have, too.
I’ve never had to write one of these columns. At my last newspaper, I was released unceremoniously, the victim of a bad newspaper economy and — in my humble opinion — even worse decision-making.
Last week, I stumbled upon a new-to-me use for binder clips as I was faced with trying to use loose tea to make a cup of hot tea at work.
Berntsens keep wedding date
Bryan and Sara Berntsen of Omak celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary at the National Football Conference championship, won by the Seahawks over San Francisco in Seattle.
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