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Big bust in North Wilbur County

by Howard Applegate     Not all of the snow dusting logging road 5 in the Ochocos has fallen from heaven. Some of the “snow” came from Columbia – South America. Deputy Hinterteil was looking for the missing Double T girls yesterday … Continue reading

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Germaine and Wilbur County News Briefs

Sweet Charges Dropped     The Lake County district attorney announced today that drug charges against Germaine resident Zachary Sweet have been dropped.     Sweet was arrested by Lakeview police last summer on accusations of burglary and theft.     Sweet was released on bail … Continue reading

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Letters and Op-eds

Renew and Expand Germaine’s Vision by Lucy Charlebois-LaPlante     In the aftermath of a contentious primary campaign for Town Council, it is time for citizens to remember the vision of Germaine, with its spirit of community and harmony. While I am … Continue reading

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Daniel Boone Days Around the Corner

germaine/people/26306_3131.jpgby Howard Applegate     The July 4th weekend and Daniel Boone Days is just around the corner. For those who might be new to Germaine, Daniel Boone Days is our picnic in the park, politicians kissing babies, parade through downtown, patriotic … Continue reading

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Election Day Shocker

by Howard Applegate      Willie Walkingstick, who many Germaine pundits wrote off as a “liberal gadfly,” pulled a surprising second place finish in the race for City Council. Walkingstick, with 34% of the vote, deprived front-runner Shawn Hedrick of an outright … Continue reading

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Our Election Year Picks

by Howard Applegate     For the first time in recent memory, the Germaine City Council has a contested race. Running this year are incumbent Angela Arratola, whose position is uncontested. Battling for the open seat are Shawn Hedrick, Geena McCoy Rawlins … Continue reading

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Will bird flu disrupt the Fall Fowl Fest?

by Howard Applegate     According to folks who study the migration patterns of wild birds, we have about six months to a year before a deadly strain of avian flu begins to strike domestic fowl. Health experts are asking people to … Continue reading

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Algae save the world? McCoy thinks so, and is willing to help prove it

McCoy Technologies to build 1500 acre algae farm on South Plains Road. The algae will be used to clean power plant smokestacks in New England and the Midwest, and produce biodiesel at the same time. Continue reading

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Malsanto to open research station in Wilbur County, near Germaine

Malsanto says it will open the facility, located about 20 miles from Germaine, in May. Continue reading

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Germaine Reads: Reviews of new arrivals at the Germaine Library

by Lucy Charlebois-La Plante    Someone has to Eat the Broken Egg by Shirley Knott. Published by Athens Press, a subsidiary of Grenoble Publishing House.    Sibling rivalry and birth order are examined by Shirley Knott in this compelling illustration of how … Continue reading

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