For those who chose not to vote, we say: You had your chance to speak up. Since you chose not to exercise it by voting, we’re not interested in hearing your armchair post-election commentary.
Editorial board selects candidates and levies to support this election
Each year, The Chronicle convenes an editorial board to endorse or oppose candidates during the election season. Here are some of the endorsements offered by this year’s board:
If approved, I-1351 would require the state to allocate more money and resources to reducing classroom size. But simply put, we cannot afford the measure.
Okanogan Family Faire, known as the "Barter Faire," is not as wild and woolly as you may have been told.
Gov. Jay Inslee, though not always the most popular politician in Okanogan County, gets kudos for his persistence in pursuing help for residents affected by the Carlton Complex fires.
Given our rural lifestyles here in North-Central Washington, we believe Initiative 591 is the right choice.
Area residents who want to cut down on bug bites should attend budget meetings
With so much going on, we’re sure you won’t want to miss this year’s Okanogan County Fair.
City officials are smart to consider allowing ATV use
Concession could help raise much-needed revenue. It could also impact family atmosphere
We bring this to the attention of visitors here to celebrate rodeo, horse racing, Jet Ski racing, concerts and fireworks. We’re glad you’re here and glad you choose to celebrate our local customs and cultures with us. And we’re happy to share them with you. That said, we encourage you to stay clear of fire areas.
The community needs a reason to celebrate, if only for a few short days. So let’s kick up our heels and enjoy the greatest show on dirt next week.
Amid the ashes and debris of the Carlton Complex wildfires, heroes rise.
Let’s hope the plans are approved for increased timber harvest and thinning, reduction of slash piles and more public access before a catastrophic fire hits in our neck of the woods.