Chris Thew

Managing Editor

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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.

NO LEFTOVERS: Smoked brisket took time, but was worth the effort

Last week, while working on a feature story, I was lucky enough to be in Brewster when the Gebbers Cattle outlet store was open. I’d heard about the store, but never seemed to be in town during business hours (they are only open Wednesday and Fridays from 2-6 p.m.)

POINT OF THEW: Am I the only one who hates cyclists?

Ah, warmer weather. The time of the year when middle aged morons take to the highways with their bicycles and block traffic.

EDITORIAL: It’s open season on ranchers

On Monday night, Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) reported on Facebook that two calves were killed on the Kettle Range by wolves.

POINT OF THEW: Send the ‘Grammar Nazis’ to Covfefe

Who really gives a covfefe about covfefe? I’ll admit, I’ve laughed at the written word (or a store sign) and questioned how little education the person who wrote it might have.

POINT OF THEW: Motorized or not, just tell the truth

It’s amazing the things you learn on Facebook.

EDITORIAL: Plenty of festivals ahead

Residents in Okanogan and Ferry counties often find themselves saying, “There’s nothing to do around here.”

Museum opening Memorial Day weekend

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Historical Museum will celebrate its season opening on Saturday.

Horse racing will be at fair

OKANOGAN – Despite rumors of the contrary, horse racing will be taking place at the 2017 Okanogan County Fair, according to Okanogan County Commissioner Andy Hover.

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