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Some fish missed

Flippers available at Buzzard Lake

I just completed writing this year’s Fishrapper, the annual fishing prospect magazine that will appear in The Chronicle’s Wednesday edition.

Human-animal interactions intriguing

Pet stories tell connection tales

We have considered the topic of human-animal relations, but the subject is not exhausted. It may never be.

Reduced to hitchhikers

When President Obama permanently grounded America’s space shuttles a couple of years ago, he made a huge mistake. He gave Russia carte blanche over the International Space Station and we now pay $70 million each for our astronauts to hitch a ride.

April 16, 2014- Letters to the Editor

Concrete park sought for Omak

An ambitious fundraiser will try to raise enough money for a permanent skate park in Omak’s East Side Park.

Sadie speeds to title

Gebbers installed in Hall of Fame

Sadie Bjornsen of Mazama wrapped up her cross country ski season in a big way last week.

Reflecting on the North Cascades Highway

Longtime resident remembers first days of the route

There is something exciting about seeing something being built. Take, for example, the North Cascades Highway.

Search for CEO should restart

Three Rivers needs to heed red flags at Coulee Medical Center

The firestorm at Coulee Medical Center should’ve sent red-flag warnings to hospital officials in Brewster.

Enjoy spring break with your kids

With all the things going on in the world — wars, politics, business, etc. — spring break offers me a much-needed respite.

We need a fair tax code

Guest Column by Doc Hastings

As tax day nears on April 15, we’re reminded of the tremendous impact decisions made in Washington, D.C., have here on families, farmers, and businesses.

Create some healthy meals — and good memories

A few weeks ago, I wrote about nutrition and the incidence of corporations that make food of questionable nutritional quality sponsoring everything from reading programs to school sports scoreboards.

Spring brings recollection of flood years

During our period of joys and concerns in church on a recent Sunday, a young boy rejoiced: “The robins are back!”

‘Cascadia’ easily outlines local features

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.

Cities should give up pot-law fight

My libertarian side says it’s OK if someone wants to smoke marijuana in the sanctity of their own home, without bothering others.

New technology erodes and rebuilds

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.

Hill puts drone use in crosshairs

You might know him as a former Twisp City Councilman. You might also know him as a former Okanogan County deputy prosecuting attorney.

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