Letters to the Editor

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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Regarding EMTs resignations

Dear Editor,
RE: Letter to the Editor from Betty Roberts: In your Letter to the Editor on September 24th, you stated that (the EMTs were disgruntled because it was taking so long for the powers that be to get a new program going to help them in their low numbers).

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Still concerned about level of care

Dear Editor,
Statement to the Oroville City Council at their Sept. 15, 2015 meeting:

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New ambulance company not qualified

Dear Gary,
As you know there’s an awful uproar with the Senior Citizens over the ambulance service situation. And as I am one of the rural commissioner/advisory board members; I’ve been in it since the very beginning. And it stresses me very much to see how nasty it has become.

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No excuse when lives on the line

Dear Editor,
On Aug. 28th a 911 call was placed for help. I had just found my son, Dennis Neil Barnett, deceased in our home

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Council meeting a waste of time

Dear Editor,
What a waste of time attending the city council meeting. What a childish way to end the meeting. You couldn’t get out of the building fast enough. You owe all that were there a public apology. These are people you know and deal with often.

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Freedom of religion

Dear Editor,
This country was founded by people fleeing religious persecution who wanted to pursue their own faith. Our early forefathers/mothers were looking for freedom OF religion in a new world, not freedom FROM religion.

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Thanks for the reminder

Dear Editor,
The letter from Mr. David Wolosik published in the 17 September issue has to be one of the best letters to the editor I have ever read.

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County Farm Bureau commends County Commissioners

Dear Editor,
Okanogan County Farm Bureau commends Commissioners Sheilah Kennedy, Ray Campbell and Jim DeTro for their tireless efforts in safeguarding and promoting the health, safety and welfare of their constituents and Okanogan County. Their outstanding leadership before, during and after two of the most devastating firestorms ever to befall our state is above reproach and sets the standard for elected offices everywhere.

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