Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, July 19, 2012

Help with fire appreciated

Dear Editor,
This is probably not your usual letter to the editor, but I have very strong feelings about this and felt I should let those responsible know. Last week we had a fire in Crumbacher. The fire originated just two lots to the south of my home,

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Letters to the Editor, July 5, 2012

It could happen to you

Dear Editor,
PUD customers and ratepayers, did you know that there was such a thing as a secondary line possibly coming into your home? After a power surge on the morning before Easter that blew out a DVD (that was smoking)…

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Letters to the Editor, June 28, 2012

PUD plans for Similkameen a boondoggle

Dear Editor,
Did you know the PUD is carrying a $39 million debt? This year we will pay a debt service of $3.5 million, $1.5 million toward principle and $1.9 million in interest. The 2012 budget will spend $2.7 million on the Enloe Dam Proposal, mostly on outside consultants and engineering firms.

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Letters to the Editor, June 21, 2012

Getting facts straight

Dear Editor,
I am writing this letter because I am outraged at the huge write up in last week’s paper from the editor himself. Accusing Mrs. Combs-Boge of submitting “unsubstantiated claims of enrollment dropping.”

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Letters to the Editor, June 14, 2012

Limit personal attacks

Dear Editor,
My last child graduated from Oroville High School over 20 years ago. In spite of that I have maintained a fairly consistant contact and interest in Oroville schools.

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Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2012

Reach out to God

Dear Editor,
The other day I had some quiet time and did some thinking. Now the fact I was doing some thinking may come as a shock to some but miracles do happen, aw, smile! Anyway, got to thinking about the condition of our nation.

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Letters to the Editor, May 31, 2012

OPD should enforce leash law

Dear Editor,
Today I was driving down the road in town and saw four different people with dogs walking without a leash, don’t we have a leash law? If so why isn’t it enforced?

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Letters to the Editor, May 24, 2012

What I would be ‘for’

Dear Editor,
In answering the Old Coffee Drinker’s question from last week, about “what are you for?” The thought of the beauty pageant contestant who could only answer “world peace” came to mind.

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Letters to the Editor, May 17, 2012

Thank a volunteer

Dear Editor,
As new managers of the Camaray Motel, last year my wife and I simply watched the May Festival parade and played host to the many guests who use the weekend as a homecoming. But this year, now that I am the president of the Chamber of Commerce, I jumped in and helped with the Chamber BBQ….

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Letters to the Editor, May 10, 2012

Thankful for the experience

Dear Editor,
On April 30 Clayton Emry and I were on the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. This was quite an experience especially for me.
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