Letters to the Editor

Why A Parks and Recreation District for Tonasket

Dear Editor,
I began swimming at the Tonasket pool when it was first opened and always considered it to be my pool. However, I’ve not lived within Tonasket City limits, never paid city taxes and thus never supported the operation and maintenance of “my” pool with anything more than a family season pass

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Excellent opportunity to build a pool

Dear Editor,
I am writing on behalf of the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce in support of the Tonasket Parks and Recreation District on the ballot in the upcoming election. The city has an excellent opportunity to have a pool built from funds donated thru the Tonasket Pool committee but the city would not be able to afford the maintenance costs of a pool.

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Why Tonasket needs a pool

Dear Editor,
I hope you will support a Parks & Recreation District in Tonasket to help operate and maintain a new pool.

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Everyone should visit museum

Dear Editor,
Depot Museums’ Annual Meeting will be Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. two weeks from now! The annual meeting will be for members and the people from a place called Oroville and the surrounding area.

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Iniquitous masters of gun control

Dear Editor,
The Oct. 8th cartoon with the picture of the Second Amendment in the trash can, entitled “The only “common sense gun law” that might have prevented the Oregon community college shooting…”

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Commissioners doing a disservice

Dear Editor,
The 2014 and 2015 wildfires should be a wake-up call for our Okanogan County Commissioners.

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School shootings due to lack of security

Dear Editor,
I believe that the lack of security is the problem when it comes to school shootings. I think that after the Columbine shooting in Denver in 1999, 16 years ago, would have woken up all other schools in America with better security policies, Common Sense

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Foil the narcoterrorists

Dear Editor,
Now that recreational alcohol is regulated by the same authority that controls recreational cannabis, Oroville would be a suitable location for a Liquor Control Board authorized retail outlet for State approved cannabis products. Such a commercial enterprise would generate 4 significant local and national benefits.

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Really? More Gun Control?

Dear Editor,
The recent shootings at a school and on college campuses exposes the falacy of “gun free zones” being safety zones. The mentally ill shooters who target these zones are not stupid.

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Looking for effective leadership

Dear Editor,
Represent Okanogan County (ROC) first met as a group on June 28, 2015, to discuss the need for effective County leadership and thoughtful, well-informed decisions for the future. ROC does not represent any political party and remains committed to the election of strong leaders who will truly represent the people in November, 2016.

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