Oliver County Commission approves Summit Carbon permit

By Wren Murphy Despite objections from some landowners, the Oliver County Commission approved a conditional use permit for Summit Carbon Solutions, giving the company permission to drill a stratigraphic test well at two sites in the county, at its Thursday, Nov. 4 meeting. A stratigraphic test well is drilled so an entity can study the geology of that location. In […]

Local veteran shares story of service in Vietnam, importance of Veterans Day

By Claudette Olivier Today is Veterans Day, originally started in 1918 as Armistice Day, and for local U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Lee Roy Winkler, it’s important to honor all veterans, both old and new. “It’s just a way to show appreciation to everybody that has served in the military, from every war, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War […]

Passions brought together with Greenacres

By Daniel Arens Throughout his life, Sean Huber has done a variety of unique things. Passionate about gardening and greenhouses, Huber has been working with flowers since he was a kid. “My parents and I owned a greenhouse nursery business in Olympia, Wash.,” Huber said. “That’s what kind of started all this when I was 12. I’m 53 now,” he […]