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EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Remebering the great flood of 1972

In some places it has become a moment to moment check-up on what is the most recent mode to go under water. I remember one flood we had.

CENTER STAGE: Festivals planned this weekend

It seems the topic of discussion in Okanogan and Ferry counties is flooding.

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.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Line between species gets a little blurred

Sometimes the line between species get a little blurred.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Omak honors athletes

Wenatchee Rotary to honor Bennett

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Look: First rodeo

Every arena sports personality

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Fish slow to bite

Regulations might be simplified soon

Point of Thew: Please forgive my differing opinion

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

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Sometimes, you’re a part of history

Have you ever had the feeling, “I have just made history?”

GUEST COLUMN: Please vote ‘Yes’ for Omak students

My letter to our community is to serve two purposes, first and foremost to encourage our voters to support the current bond effort of the Omak Schools and second, correct misinformation published recently in a letter from Mr. Jim Miller of Omak.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Smile, live longer

Grinning makes you feel better

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.

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EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: Weather can sometimes be an interesting topic

What would your guess to be the most unfailing topic of conversation? It’s something we are all subject to and have to live with: The weather.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN - Experiencing life through the eyes of a dog

(The following was “written” by Katie, my friend Marsha’s dog.)