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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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