Chris Thew

Managing Editor

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State Justice Gonzalez leads firearms law class

Attendees of the county's annual “Self Defense and the Law” firearms class will get to hear from a special guest this year.

100th birthday party planned for Ruby Field

Family and friends of Ruby Field will be holding a special celebration on Sunday, April 23 to mark her 100th birthday.

POINT OF THEW: Who cares about Trump’s tax returns?

On Easter, while many people were hiding eggs, a small group in Omak marched in support of getting President Trump to release his tax returns.

EDITORIAL: School bond is long overdue

Omak School District is hoping for a miracle. Recent school bond measures in the area have been hit or miss, Brewster and Bridgeport were recently successful in bond attempts, but other schools like Okanogan have not been.

Easter egg hunts planned this weekend

Youngsters can hunt for Easter eggs and win prizes starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15, in Conconully State Park.

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Sunrise RVs opens in Omak

Folks searching for the perfect recreational vehicle now have a local option, located in a convenient location along Highway 97.

Bridgeport Food Bank searching for new home

The Bridgeport Food Bank is struggling to find a new home after officials found out the bank’s current home would soon be closed.

POINT OF THEW: Let’s put an end to this witch hunt

The level of witch hunt we are encountering these days is getting out of hand.

POINT OF THEW: Sanctuary cities should pay for stupidity

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that the Department of Justice would be cracking down on sanctuary cities by withholding grant funding from cities and counties wanting to protect illegals.

EDITORIAL: Phones are fair game at border crossings

Some national media outlets are raising the warning flag on searches of cell phones at border crossings and trying to tie the practice to President Trump.

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