Don’t answer the telephone

In January, a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter.
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Opportunities make America great

People around the world dream of coming to America and having a better life.
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Teens in foster care need families, too

By Hayley Stoebner Does the very thought of having a teenager in your home make you shudder with fear? You are not alone! The teen years can be trying for parents and caregivers (not to mention for the teens themselves), but those years can be triumphant as well! Teenagers experience tremendous growth and change (physically, intellectually, morally, spiritually, socially and emotionally) during...
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DNR’s 10-year wildfire strategic plan

In recent years, communities in North Central Washington have sadly experienced the significant impact of catastrophic wildfire.
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Local railway system receives support with state, federal grants; new operator

This article was originally published on Jan. 17 in the Wilbur Register.
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Troutman honored by national group

Wade Troutman of Bridgeport, a member of the Foster Creek Conservation District Board of Supervisors since 1982, was recently selected for induction into the National Association of Conservation Districts' Hall of Distinction.
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What’s really important in America today?

Every day we face life. What is really important?
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IRIS | Conservation District, WSU work with farmers on cover crops

This article is a continuation of a series of success stories from the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit hosted by the Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) on Nov. 15 in Pateros.
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Student debt draining retired income

Lots is written about students exiting college saddled with hefty student loans; however, the impact on retired parents went largely unnoticed.
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Committees, governor’s budget, and bad small business bills

By Rep. Keith Goehner On Monday, Jan. 14, I was sworn in to represent the 12th Legislative District in the Washington State House of Representatives. I am honored to serve such a great region of our state. The first few weeks in Olympia included meeting with constituents and colleagues, committee meetings, and a lot of homework on bills we will be considering in the weeks ahead. There are bills,...
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