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 By RC Covington    Opinion    August 7, 2013

Altruism on Tilmus as neighbors help save a home

A week ago, I was recovering from knee replacement at Lincoln County Transitional Care Center in Davenport. The procedure had been done at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane. I experienced a reaction with unexpected outcomes that delayed my return home... Full story


Tribal record doesn’t earn confidence

Houseboats at Keller Ferry and abandoned mills near Omak serve as grim reminders of Colville tribal council’s record of inept spending and intuitive planning. I am not optimistic that council’s approach will maximize use of settlement monies,... Full story


Tribal oversight not needed on funds

Now that Colville tribal members have received a total of 50 percent of settlement monie$ I am stoked. I prefer to have this money in my account than in the tribal council’s pork barrel. I believe that many other senior tribal members feel as I do... Full story

 By RC Covington    Opinion    May 9, 2012

Quality of care-patient flow, what's that?

Last Friday morning I had an appointment at the new clinic to have my hip replacement dressing (and sutures) removed. This simple procedure should have taken no longer than 15 minutes, but it actually involved over an hour in the waiting room alone.... Full story


Let’s honor champ with signs

I would like to see pride signs at arterials entering the Coulee Community which honor recently crowned PRCA World Champion Bullrider Shane Proctor. Such a sign could include Shane astride a known high-point bull he has ridden successfully. The sign... Full story


On the root of the sewage issue

I’m a resident of Coulee Dam, and I’m all for justification of any project which is initiated on my behalf and which will inflate my monthly utility (sewage) bill. Without a super influx of new residents, a super sewage plant doesn’t seem pract... Full story