Chris Thew

Managing Editor

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EDITORIAL: Honor our fallen heroes, others

This Memorial Day - as always - we honor our fallen soldiers, who have sacrificed all for the good of our great country in the field of battle.

POINT OF THEW: Liberals taught me not to hate – with hate

I have to give liberals credit for helping me change my deep-set misunderstanding of Russians.

Davis, commissioners not considering motorized use

Ferry County Rail Trail Partners recently made a compelling case on Facebook and even garnered the attention of a Spokesman-Review columnist to write a scathing story on Ferry County Commissioners dissolving the county’s Rail Corridor Committee that has brought together the stretch of non-motorized trail from Republic to Danville.

Locals seek spot on ballot

With the opening of filing week on Monday came a flury of filings from candidates for state legislature, city, school and hospital boards.

Literacy Council plans event June 6

The Okanogan County Literacy Council will be hosting an informational evening on Tuesday, June 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Omak Public Library’s Pioneer Room for those interested in volunteering to help increase literacy levels in the area.

POINT OF THEW: Videos of people playing games now

My son loves to play video games, but he’s started doing something that just baffles me – watching YouTube videos of other people playing video games.

EDITORIAL: Keep our counties Republican

This week, county election officials across the state are accepting election filings for candidates wanting their names on the ballot.

POINT OF THEW: President Jay Inslee...I might get sick

A few days ago, I saw a post claiming that Washington Governor Jay Inslee was a possible candidate for the U.S. Circus Side Show, also known as the U.S. Presidential Election, in 2020. Don’t worry. There’s no chance in heck that that enviro-nut would make the cut.

Deputy resigns following alleged DUI

Longtime Okanogan County Deputy Shane Jones, 46, resigned his post earlier this month, according to Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

Point of Thew: Please forgive my differing opinion

Wow! Last week’s column was one of those ones that actually makes me happy.

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