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EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Opportunity accepted

When my friend Marsha was ready for advanced training, she chose bookkeeping and finished a year of the training.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Baby on doorstep brings back memories

Probably the most exciting thing that ever hit our neighborhood was the incident of the newborn baby left on a neighbor’s doorstep.

EDITORIAL: Workers make the economy better

This time of year you can hear the grumblings at the check stand. To be honest, probably all of us do it once in awhile.

POINT OF THEW: Politicians should be judged the same

We received an e-mail last week about a series of town hall events that Sen. Maria Cantwell would be hosting on health care, net neutrality and other issues important to Washington state.

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Letters to the Editor

Letters

POINT OF THEW: Free pay system is 'communism lite'

Unconditional basic income is making its way into the news yet again being touted by “the most successful people in the world” (according to futurism.com, which seems to be pushing the idea).

EDITORIAL: Supreme Court to the rescue

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 9-0 ruling allowed most of the Trump travel ban to stand, keeping immigrants from six countries out until they process and individuals can be vetted.

CENTER STAGE: Idol star comes to casino

Sammy Kershaw to perform Chelan Fair

Can you believe today is the first day of summer? Wow! Where has the year gone! Last Friday I attended the annual Art in the Park in Omak.

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Letters to the Editor: June 21, 2017

Letters to the Editor: June 21, 2017

POINT OF THEW: Are groups boycotting local stores?

Several people have told me recently about efforts to target local businesses in Okanogan and Ferry counties for owners expressing their support for conservative values or, God forbid, President Donald J. Trump.

EDITORIAL: Have a great summer

Summer is officially here – June 21. Now is the time of year that kids complain about nothing to do and adults look out the windows at work longing to get out and do something – anything.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Animals can teach many important lessons

I don’t know who was responsible for the dictum we followed in my family along about the time I was in high school, but it read: You do not eat anything you have named.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Sports abound

Shane Proctor, a graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, placed sixth in bull riding during the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo on June 9-11.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Golfers get full course

The Okanogan Valley Golf Club’s nine holes all are open again after a really soggy spring left three holes flooded.

CENTER STAGE: Time to dust off the vinyl

Cassette tapes begin to make comeback

Every now and then I enjoy going on an online shopping spree. I usually am looking for one specific item, and before you know it, I’ve wasted several hours and filling my shopping cart with all kinds of things I don’t really need.