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Letter to the Editor: Hammond supporter weighs in on candidates

To the Editor: I support Sylvia Hammond for the District 13 state house in Olympia. As a farmer and teacher, she understands agriculture, water rights and the importance of quality education. Hammond listens to the concerns of those living in the...

 

Ask Dr. Universe

Dr. Universe: Asked by Izzy, age 10, from Maryland. Dear Izzy, Not only do I enjoy answering science questions from kids, but I also like naps, tuna fish sandwiches and chasing lasers. I wasn’t entirely sure why I like chasing those little red...

 

Letter to the Editor: Nation of immigrants forgets its own past

To the Editor: While waiting outside the Spokane Valley City Council in July, I met an elderly woman who was very proud that she grew up in Idaho and now lived in the Spokane Valley. We had a brief discussion about immigration, and she just...

 

Letter to the Editor: Hammond is choice for 13th District

To the Editor: As I read the news of Matt Manweller’s firing from Central Washington University following the investigation into reports of inappropriate conduct, I was reassured that we in the 13th Legislative District have a choice this November...

 

Letter to the Editor: Saying farewell to man's best friend

To the Editor: She had turned 13 this Fathers Day. She went everywhere I went! If not on the bed with me when I was ill, she was always there on the floor next to the bed when jumping up on it was to hard to do because of her arthritis. A real...

 

Letter to the Editor: Cathy McMorris Rodgers advocates for disabled

To the Editor: Cathy McMorris Rodgers has been a strong advocate for people with disabilities. She is one of the leaders in Congress, and the whole federal government, on bringing awareness to Down Syndrome. She brought to Congress’ attention the f...

 

Letter to the Editor: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefits middle America

To the Editor: This is the truth about “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” of 2017. I am a tax CPA in Spokane, Washington. This is my 52nd year in public accounting. I have read the new laws many times, and our CPA firm has written and issued a 138-page...

 

Guest editorial

The plight of a grieving orca who continues to carry her dead calf for weeks is reported by the Seattle Times. The Spokane Spokesman-Review lets people know for the first time the Legislature is forming a task force to exempt lawmakers from portions...

 

Letter to the Editor: Engaging with McMorris Rodgers and her staff

To the Editor: Recently I sent a letter to Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Part of the letter says: “I just needed to tell you how encouraged I was when I met some young people from your campaign at the anti-racism rally at the county courth...

 

Letter to the Editor: Writer says local landlord abuses power over tenant

To the Editor: It’s a sad day here in Odessa when a business owner/ landlord can come and rip the doors off the house you’re renting, leave it wide open for two days, so anyone could help themselves to whatever they wanted and did. All with no...

 

Letter to the Editor: Questioning Manweller's stand; praising Hammond

To the Editor: I support Sylvia Hammond’s campaign for the District 13 seat in the State House in Olympia. She has been involved in farming and teaching her whole life—both honorable professions. She understands the multitude of difficulties invo...

 

Letter to the Editor: Writer wants legislative changeover in Olympia

To the Editor: It’s time for a change in the thirteenth district. Let’s choose Sylvia Hammond to represent us in Olympia. Sylvia has lived in the district for 40 years as a farmer and a teacher. She’s stepping up to run for office now, because...

 

Letter to the Editor: Believing in America

To the Editor: I am puzzled that some Americans are willing to throw away their freedoms for a dictatorship. I, however, believe in America. In Democracy – American democracy to be exact. I believe in the Declaration of Independence, the U.S....

 

Writer wants team kept together in 13th District

To the Editor: I read with interest Ms. Cooks (Davenport Times 7/19) indictment of Matt Manweller, our current 13th District Legislative Representative. Apparently being under investigation is good enough to disparage him. To be more accurate, the...

 

Letter to the Editor: Tariffs, turf, temptation

To the Editor: The current U.S. government recently placed tariffs on some Chinese imports into this country. China is the largest market for our agricultural raw materials, with a tax upon entry. The Chinese have retaliated by placing an additional...

 

Letter to the Editor: Writer advocates for new legislative candidate

To the Editor: If you live in the 13th Legislative District—like I do—it’s time for a change. I’m going to vote for Sylvia Hammond to be our representative in the State House in Olympia. She will be a thoughtful legislator and a hard worker....

 

Addressing the shortfall of primary care doctors

About 20,000 students recently graduated from U.S. medical schools. Now, they’re beginning the next chapter of their training, as residents. Yet, fewer than 7,000 will be pursuing careers in primary care. America will be short up to 43,100 primary...

 

Letter to the Editor: Former teacher/coach laments athletic project

To the Editor: I believe this information is important, as my name was included in a pamphlet that was included with The Odessa Record. I was listed as a member of the Odessa Athletics Hall of Fame and that is not correct. An idea about a Hall of...

 
 By Chris Irvine    Opinion    July 12, 2018

Cold case solved after 32 years when murder suspect turns self in -- despite no police leads

Fox News: A 32-year-old cold case murder has been solved after the suspect turned himself in because he wants to "right the wrong that he has done." Glenn Adams, 58, was charged with first-degree murder and robbery Friday after he walked into the Cow...

 

Ask Dr. Universe

Part 1: Dr. Universe: Why does music give us chills? -Nicole, 11, Spokane, Wash. Dear Friends, If you are anything like me, maybe you’ve suddenly felt a chill while listening to music. Perhaps, you got goosebumps and saw your arm hairs stand on...

 

Letter to the Editor: Writer decries treatment of families at U.S. border

To the Editor: Most Americans cannot relate to the lives of our sisters and brothers who live in third world countries. Though only occasionally traveling overseas, we often select Europe as our destination – a cruise on the Danube, or a trip to...

 

Lois Luiten

Lois Mae Luiten passed away June 27, 2018 in Spokane. She was born December 20, 1933 to Jacob and Minnie Raugust in Cashmere. Lois was a life-long member of the Heritage Church in Odessa. Lois loved...

 

Evagene Keebaugh

Evagene Keebaugh of Odessa died June 13 at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake with her family by her side. She was 83 and had been valiantly battling the debilitating effects of a severe stroke since...

 

June Ann (Haase) Dawson

It is with great sadness that the family of June Ann (Haase) Dawson announce her sudden passing on Thursday, June 28, at the age of 73 with her family at her side. June was born on May 2, 1945 at her...

 

Letter to the Editor: Dem senator impresses even Trump supporters

To the Editor: I was impressed with the great number of delegates and guests who attended the recent Democratic State Convention held in Wenatchee. More impressive still were the elected officials and candidates who spoke, leaving a very positive...

 

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