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Threats on the rise

Rucy Questad, Opinion editor

March 13, 2018

  Seven threats in two days.   Although most of them have been fake threats, why have there been so many in such a short amount of time?   The recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla. has brought school shootings to t...

The importance of understanding democracy

Taylor Hunzeker, Editor-in-chief

January 2, 2018

Could ignorance and disillusionment be the downfall of democracy in the United States? Ignorance certainly is partially responsible, as indicated by student responses at our school. When asked, all students gave vague answers...

Graduating seniors give advice to fellow classmates

Morgan Eckhardt, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2017

  The graduating seniors of 2017 have experienced traumatic losses of fellow students, won state championships, and now weeks away from the graduation day, they wanted to share a few words of wisdom.    Senior Corey Aznoe had...

Those choosing to abstain from voting, not wasting their vote

Madison Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016

Photo courtesy of   As it draws closer to Nov. 8, many voters have already decided what candidate's name they'll write on their ballot. But there are those who are abstaining from voting this year, citing lack of favorable ...

CBC hosted gubernatorial debate a flop

Madison Morgan, Editor-in-chief

October 27, 2016

  The third gubernatorial debate between Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican Bill Bryant was Oct. 19 at the Columbia Basin College Gjerde Center. The moderators were C.R. Douglas of Q13 Fox News and Enrique Cerna of KCTS 9, both from Seattle. The debate’s foreword was pr...

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