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The health care dilemma: Someday we will remember why

The health care dilemma: Someday we will remember why

By Patrick McGann In the future, in all 50 states, all health insurance will cover preventative care, doctor’s office visits, maternity care and mental illness. Health insurers will not be able to cancel your policy because you were struck with a costly disease. You will not become uninsurable because your blood sugar got out of...
Record rain blocks roads and turns rivers brown

Record rain blocks roads and turns rivers brown

By Marcy Stamper
Torrential rains on the Methow Thursday night and Friday morning (Sept. 5–6) unleashed dense slides of mud and debris, closing Highway 20 and several U.S. Forest Service roads and making area rivers resemble chocolate pudding.
The case of the passive/aggressive county commission

The case of the passive/aggressive county commission

By Patrick McGann I know, I should be haranguing the county commission on their ATV bulldozery, but I kind of feel like it’s a waste of time. They’re not listening, and I don’t think they are very concerned about the things the rest of us are concerned about. That much is obvious. I’m not sure...
Quick, pick liberty or death

Quick, pick liberty or death

June 12, 2013 By PATRICK McGANN One. The Internal Revenue Service’s “targeting” scandal is exactly what the IRS says it is, overwhelmed bureaucrats making inappropriate shortcuts to more efficiently accomplish what they’re supposed to be doing – profiling, basically. Two. The National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting, mining and intricately sifting massive amounts of...