Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, April 20, 2017

Running for Tribal Council?
Dear Editor,
This is a letter to all those vying for a position on the Tribal Council. You should do three things after becoming an elected representative.

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Letters to the Editor, December 15, 2016

Donations make a difference
Dear Editor,

The board of directors of the Tonasket Food Bank want to thank the community for all the support we receive through those who volunteer at the food bank, canned goods collections, and the monetary support that allows us to serve healthy food to our clients.

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Letters to the Editor, December 8, 2016

New book on local earthquake
Dear Gary,
The Earthquake of 1872 rattled and rolled between Lake Chelan and the Similkameen, and into the Fraser, for several years.

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Letters to the Editor, November 24, 2016

SPLC an anti-hate group Dear Editor, I’d like to correct a pretty bad mistake made by Rosa Snider. She claimed that the Southern Poverty Law Center is “one of the most prejudice and radical hate groups in the nation.” This could not be further from the truth. The SPLC is actually an anti-hate group. All [...]

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Letters to the Editor, Oct. 27, 2016

Replace Kennedy
Dear Editor,
I hope the voters will replace Sheila Kennedy as county commissioner. In watching the commissioners over the last four years, it seemed like to me that they really didn’t want to hear what people in the county had to say-they had their own agenda.

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Letters to the Editor, Oct. 20, 2016

Branch has the experience
Dear Editor,
As I consider the issues facing Okanogan County, I can’t think of a more experienced or suitable candidate for County Commissioner than Chris Branch.

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Letters to the Editor: Sept. 29, 2016

Kangaroo courts and railroading
Dear Editor,
After attending the latest candidate forum held in Okanogan County, a few things stood out.

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Letters to the Editor: Sept. 15, 2016

Writing too many litigation checks
Dear Editor,
The county commissioners have recently given final approval to both the county Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Ordinance. These documents now will guide land use in the county.

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Letters to the Editor Sept. 8, 2016

Kennedy should put end to unsavory rhetoric
Dear Editor,
Two letters attacking our Superior Court Judges and Commissioner candidate Chris Branch appeared in the newspaper recently (G-T Aug. 18 & 25 issues). Citizens county-wide, including Districts 2 and 3, will be choosing between Branch and Sheilah Kennedy in the November general election, so this misinformation must be addressed.

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Why out of county campaign contributions?

Dear Editor,
Why are Chris Branch’s major contributor’s from the “COAST?” I’m looking at Chris’s contribution form. Currently he has raised $12,376.00 dollars’ total with $9,519.22 coming from out of the county, mostly from Puget Sound and Eugene, Ore.

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