Chris Thew

Managing Editor

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POINT OF THEW: Let’s get real about property rights

What do you have if you can’t have your property?

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Despite well issues, Fair should be ‘green’

Despite various stories about water well issues at the county fairgrounds, water pressure is not the most pressing.

POINT OF THEW: Fed up with off-the-record slamming

I probably don’t have to tell you that we live in a day and age when people who voted for the loser in 2016 (Hillary) think that they have the right to call the people who didn’t every name in the book.

Former Tonasket coach found not guilty

A former Tonasket High School basketball coach was found not guilty of disorderly conduct and harassment yesterday in Okanogan County District Court.

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Review: Grunge legend was treat to see

It isn’t often that you see a musical act in a small-town bar and go away thinking that you’ve seen something remarkable.

POINT OF THEW: Ticket prices sure don’t make sense

Last weekend had my head spinning.

NO LEFTOVERS: A really smoky weekend

After a couple attempts to try smoker-style cooking in my indirect propane grill and a barrel drum camp cooker, I bit the bullet and picked up a real deal smoker.

POINT OF THEW: Oh, 30 percent of readers won’t agree

The headline above isn’t referring to election numbers. I’m talking about poll numbers.

Sloan stepping down as county prosecutor

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County prosecutor Karl Sloan, who has served in the position since 2002, will be leaving his office later this month and has accepted a job with the state Attorney General’s office.

POINT OF THEW: Another test for the state Supremes

I seriously don’t understand how Washington can be a blue state. Even with the huge population of sheep in King and Pierce counties, you would think that moderates and conservatives would be able to get together to put a stop to the stupidity in Olympia and Seattle.

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