Saturday was the first time I cross country skied without Finnegan in 15 years. If he were still walking this earth, he would have stayed home by the fire, but the lucky Lab died shortly after a full summer of swimming in Wallowa Lake.
The Dec. 23, 2013, Observer’s editorial addressing Sen. Ron Wyden’s proposed forest bill for Oregon and California land lacked an accurate, historical overview of the importance of federal lands on Oregon’s rural economy.
There has been a lot of talk about the new health care people are getting now that ObamaCare is with us. The critics say that people will be “overconsuming” health services. However, I know a young person who has had an ongoing health issue for more than a year. As of the first of this year, he will be able to afford to get it attended to.