Letters to the Editor

Hover has our back

Dear Editor,

I find it interesting how some people can say things that just aren’t supported by the facts. During the campaign I have heard people saying “that’s what I heard” instead of “that’s what I know.”

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Taking credit where not due

Dear Editor,

As someone who stays active on issues within our county, I am disappointed when an elected official I have supported and voted for takes credit for other people’s hard work and accomplishments. Throughout his campaign, Commissioner Hover has claimed that the success of the heavy-haul industrial corridor….

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Romney a shape shifter

Dear Gary,

The morphable, shape-shifting, double-faced, ash pants, Pinocchio style Romney just might take the grand prize. If enough people who don’t care about facts vote for him, he will be our commander and thief.

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No more Good Ol’ Boys

Dear Editor,

As taxpayers, we would like to believe that when we elect our commissioner, they would do their job and take fiscal responsibility and pay attention to how our money is being spent. We all work very hard to get ahead, and when our money is wasted by elected officers who do not pay attention, it’s time to change the players.

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What’s your answer?

Dear Editor,

It’s been awhile since this old coffee drinker, poured a cup of the ‘witches brew’ and shared some thoughts that have been rattling around in this head of mine. But, a few months ago I wrote something about our nation’s moral decadence and how it was actually becoming like an avalanche.

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Butler for PUD Commissioner

Dear Editor,

I am a PUD Commissioner for Douglas County, and have known and worked with Trish Butler since she became an Okanogan County PUD Commissioner nearly six years ago.

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Support Campbell for commissioner

Dear Editor,

It is sad that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife after purchasing who knows how much land in Okanogan County is still not satisfied with what they have. It is also sad that our county commissioners are allowing this trend to continue, stating that they do not want to get between a willing seller and a willing buyer.

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Open letter to Gov. Romney

Dear Editor,

As someone who receives Social Security – is on Medicare – and the recipient of government funding that allowed me to finish not only my Bachelors Degree but also my Masters – I have a concern.

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We have an image to maintain

Dear Gary,

I have had a business in Oroville for the past seven years. My business is doing well and I thank the city managers for all they do to promote new enterprises.

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Did you know?

Dear Gary,

That the the Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Chris Stevens, was an enrolled Tribal Member of the Chinook Indian Tribe. Chairman Ray Gardner said, “To all of the Chinook Members and all the friends of the Chinook Nation I am hopeful that you will include the family of Chris Stevens, the former Ambassador to Libya, that lost his life while working towards lasting peace to the region, be in your prayers.”

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