Letters to the Editor

Our Public Health District needs help

Dear Editor,
Attention all health care professionals! Ranked 37th out of 39 Washington State counties in public health according to a respected study, Okanogan County remains in critical need of a secure public health system. Yet, our county commissioners have repeatedly cut the public health budget in recent years.

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Similkameen, river of life

Dear Editor,
The town of Oroville has seen better days Our businesses are struggling up and down Main Street. The industries of timber, mining and cattle are in decline. We need a new source of economic activity.

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Daredevil pedestrians

Dear Editor,
On the streets of Oroville I have noticed with increasing regularity a situation that will result in serious injury or death.

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What if?

Dear Editor,
What if instead of funding aggression in the Middle East we used those billions of dollars to clean up our National Forests?

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Help for Alzheimers

Dear Editor,
With so much attention being given to the growing number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in Washington State, I’m grateful that our Congressman, Dan Newhouse, has cosponsored a bill that will help them and their families.

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Informed public is a strong society

Dear Editor,
Where are we going? I sense a moral ambiguity. It was eighty years ago. I remember mama warning me to not breath deeply coming up the marble to our New York apartment on the fifth floor. Reefer smokers could saefly produce the easily discernible unpleasant characteristics of burning hemp.

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Shocked by professors suggestion

Dear Editor,
I read the letter from Tom Hastings concerning repealing the 2nd Amendment. I also read the fine response letters explaining and defending the 2nd Amendment.

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Essential that governments meet responsibilities

Dear Editor,
A few words about the recent Canada, United States trans-border Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum in British Columbia Canada.

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A dream come true

Dear Editor,
My name is Paul Fuchs, I am 11-years-old and I am attending the Oroville Elementary School. Like every year my friend and I went Trick or Treating on Main Street, we enjoy a good time together and the candies too.

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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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