Today when the financial soundness of our nation is in peril, fiscal responsibility is of the utmost importance and often a rare trait in our elected officials. Luckily we have someone running for 7th district senator that truly embodies fiscal responsibility: Brian Dansel.
Letters to the Editor
One of the foremost factors that prompted men like Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay to pen “The Federalist” (often incorrectly referred-to as “The Federalist Papers”) was their acute understanding of just how desperately vulnerable the infant United States was to what they called “the vice of factions.”
On Thursday, Oct. 10, candidates for the 7th District Senate seat were at the Oroville Chamber of Commerce meeting. When asked about the “Affordable Care Act, Mr. Dansel said, “if you don’t like Obamacare, then come up with a better idea.”
We are writing to endorse Charles F. (Chuck) Spieth as the incumbent Mayor of Oroville.
With Chuck as Mayor, along with a competent City Council, the City of Oroville is on very stable financial ground.
I feel it necessary to clarify a couple of statements that were printed in a recent mail-out brochure in town that I believe could be misleading to the reader.
Public records indicate that John Smith is not the successful businessman and consultant that he claims. There is an extensive history of tax warrants, seriously delinquent property taxes, debt to investors and businesses unpaid for services provided.
Today when the financial soundness of our nation is in peril, fiscal responsibility is of the utmost importance and often a rare trait in our elected officials.
As a coach of the Tonasket middle school volleyball team, I want to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to a set of parents who have been ardent supporters all season: Craig and Sharon Loftus of The Fathers Ranch.
After reading the article, ACA offers new opportunities by Patty Murray, I am disappointed. The new health insurance program is not good for the country, it will put us further in debt.
On Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, the annual lasagna dinner and silent auction for our library was held at the American Legion Hall in Oroville. It was a truly enjoyable and fun-filled evening.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140