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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 22 issue

Need to pay for it

DearEditor,

A recent headline said something like “People Afraid TheyWill Have To Pay For Sewer.” I saw it as a kind of metaphor of an attitude thatI think is increasingly prevalent in today’s society. All over you see peopleopposing tax increases to pay for various public ventures, schools, education,public works projects, highway and other infrastructure maintenance orimprovements. It’s true that when public projects are done some people benefitmore than others. People forget that they have benefited from projects thatwere done to their benefit and which cost them nothing. People want all thisstuff, they just don’t want to pay for it.

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Peggee Martin Batista

Peggee Martin Batista

Peggee Martin Batista died at North Valley Nursing Home on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 after a brief illness.

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Kyesun ‘Kay’ Jones

Kyesun “Kay” Jones peacefully passed away with her family by her side at their home in Oroville on Aug. 29, 2011. She was born Feb. 22, 1955 in Korea.

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Charley Ray Knight

Charley Ray Knight

Charley Ray Knight, 69, born Sept. 10, 1942 in Taneyville, Mo., to Charley James and Eula Mae Knight, passed away Sept. 15, 2011 in Grand Coulee, Wash.

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Averill Startup

Averill Startup, age 95 of Oroville, died on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 in Tonasket.

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John F. “Jack” McCliment

John ‘Jack’ F. McCliment

John F. “Jack” McCliment, 91, a resident of Tonasket, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Jack was born in Omak, Feb. 25, 1920 to John and Kathleen (Forrester) McCliment.

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 15 issue

Appreciate the recognition
Dear Editor,
Thank you so much forrecognizing the improvements we have made to the Camaray Motel. Since arrivinghere on November 1 of last year, we have been quite warmly welcomed by theOroville community.

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City has public hearing on Oroville Reman and Reload expansion

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council held a public hearing to discuss a conditional use permit regarding the expansion of Oroville Reman and Reload’s lumber mill operations at the council’s Tuesday, Sept. 6 meeting.

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Elva 'Honey' D. Batterman

Elva ‘Honey’ D. Batterman

Elva “Honey” D. Batterman, age 91, passed away on Sept. 6, 2011 in Marlin, Wash.

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Robert 'Bob' L. Cadwallade

Robert ‘Bob’ L. Cadwallade

Robert “Bob” Cadwallade passed away peacefully on Aug. 30, 2011, at his home in East Wenatchee. He was born on March 20, 1931, in Wichita, Kan., to Charles and Lena Cadwallader.

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