Despite the number of people from Tonasket calling or visiting our office to tell us to stop reporting on the classroom confrontation between Tonasket High School basketball coach Kevin Landdeck and Tonasket Middle School teacher Jim Caddy in a classroom, the issue just isn’t going away.
Immigration is not as clear cut a topic in Okanogan Country as it must be in other areas of the country.
We have said before that change is constant and certainly in our lifetimes we have seen prime examples of this.
Buck Workman and Valorie Murray had 1,500 trump in diamonds during pinochle Feb. 21 at the Eagles Club in Okanogan.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Take time Saturday to head to Pateros to help the community celebrate its rebirth. Take time to learn what it means to be “Pateros Strong.”