Letters to the Editor

Rep. Hasting doesn’t vote for jobs

Dear Editor,
I wish ‘Doc’ Hastings would have listed out the dozens of “pro-growth bills” he and his colleagues supported to create good paying jobs for the Class of 2014.

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Concerned about County Comp Plan

Dear Editor,
I live in the Methow Valley and am concerned about the recently released final draft of the new County Comprehensive Plan and “interim” Zoning Ordinance. Public comments are due to the Okanogan County Planning Department by June 16 at phuston@co.okanogan.wa.us.

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Implications of plan mind-boggling

Dear Editor,
After a convoluted multi-year process, the Okanogan County Commissioners have released their purported final draft of the County’s Comprehensive Plan. It includes an “interim” Zoning ordinance with missing elements, an incomplete Shoreline Review and an attempt to jam as much construction as possible onto productive farmland, sensitive natural areas, and open space.

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Appreciate fundraiser for transplant

Dear Editor,
I would like to take this time to express our gratitude to those who joined us for the Fundraiser for Douglas Perronteau’s Kidney transplant fundraiser.

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We remain simple, honest bumpkins

Dear Editor,
Are you an American? Sold-out bureaucrats thoroughly despise those of us real-world bumpkins who deeply believe in our revered Declaration and in our declared Creator, and Provider.

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Seeking reelection to PUD board

Dear Editor,

To the Citizens of Okanogan County: I, David Womack, am announcing that I am running for re-election for Commissioner of Okanogan County Public Utility District #1.

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Not making excuses for education system

Dear Editor,
Mr. Slusher, in response to“The Bells still tolls, let me first say I in no way was“desperately laying down a litany of excuses for our international test scores, and what you refer to as our“declining education system.” I was pointing out why the American Education Systems is among the best in spite of the fact that 22% of the students in the United States live at or below the Poverty Level.

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Not the right kind of injustice

Dear Editor,
A recent letter said we have an obligation to point out injustice when we see it.

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Thrown into the recycle bin

Dear Editor,
The idea that the Affordable Care Act or Obama care is addressing injustice begs the question that was asked on the front page of your March 20th newspaper: Really? This article asked the question, who would throw fecal matter into the cardboard recycle bid?

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Awesome community support

Dear Editor,
On behalf of the entire 2013-2014 OHS Lady Hornets Basketball Team, we would like to thank the awesome community of Oroville for the outpouring of support this year and especially as we headed to Richland to play against DeSales.

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