Today is Thursday, May. 21, 2015

LETTERS
Letters to the editor: May 20, 2015

Letters to the editor: May 20, 2015

Time for a conversation Dear Editor: When I was a kid, we played with cap pistols. And, since I grew up in the Alaskan bush, I was a good shot with a .22 by the time I was 10. We kept loaded guns in the mess hall because my father ran a profitable placer mine....
Letters to the editor: May 13, 2015

Letters to the editor: May 13, 2015

Thanks for generosity Dear Editor: We wish to thank the individuals and business owners who donated certificates and merchandise to the benefit at the Methow Valley Eagles for the Richard Edwards family. The benefit was a great success and your generosity is appreciated. Judy Caputo, Methow Valley Eagles   PREVIOUS LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Letters to the editor: May 6, 2015

Letters to the editor: May 6, 2015

Thanks from Edwards family Dear Editor: This is for the Methow Valley and beyond, to whom we give credit for all the blessings that have been bestowed upon us. As most of you know, Richard Edwards was diagnosed on Jan. 26 with leukemia and was transported straight to the University of Washington hospital. Leukemia has...
Letters to the editor: April 22, 2015

Letters to the editor: April 22, 2015

Plenty of water Dear Editor: With plenty of water for irrigation, California’s climate and geography make it a great place to live. Millions agree, making that state one of great vitality and tremendous prosperity. California has developed water resources which up to now were split 20 percent to cities, 80 percent to other uses. The good news is...
Letters to the editor: April 15, 2015

Letters to the editor: April 15, 2015

Help fight MS Dear Editor: On Saturday (April 18), a team of people living with multiple sclerosis, their family members and friends will represent the Methow Valley for the second year in the annual Walk MS in Wenatchee. Last year, our “team” had over 25 participants. In total, there were 224 walkers and over $34,000...
Letters to the editor: April 8, 2015

Letters to the editor: April 8, 2015

Post-disaster info Dear Editor: I want to share information with our town leaders, local organizations and the public to get the word out about a website that can be utilized post-disaster. It uses online software to connect organizations and folks needing assistance and there is no fee. I am not affiliated with them but had...
Letters to the editor: April 1, 2015

Letters to the editor: April 1, 2015

Killing hope Dear Editor: On April 15 I will be traveling to Vietnam for a two-week tour of the ongoing impacts of the Vietnam War on that country. The trip is sponsored by VFP (Veterans for Peace — vets who fought in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan and now work for peace instead of war), and is guided...
Letters to the editor: March 25, 2015

Letters to the editor: March 25, 2015

Less hostility, more listening Dear Editor: Last night (March 18), Methow Valley School District Superintendent Tom Venable, elementary school Principal Anne Andersen and high school Principal Deborah DeKalb attempted to host a community discussion about the opportunity for our school district to become part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) framework. Tom shared the findings from...
Letters to the editor: March 18, 2015

Letters to the editor: March 18, 2015

Thanks for the help Dear Editor: A special thanks to goes out to Aaron Studen and his staff at Twisp River Pub. On March 10, they cooked and served a dinner organized by myself, benefiting Trusting Spirit Horse Rescue in Orondo and Susan Davis’ barn project. Betty Wagoner, Twisp Too much glass Dear Editor: In the...
Letters to the editor: March 11, 2015

Letters to the editor: March 11, 2015

Doc says thanks Dear Editor: As of March 1, I no longer work at The Country Clinic in Winthrop. It was a hard decision to leave. I first saw patients at The Country Clinic in February 2005, covering for Dr. Ann Diamond when she volunteered in Thailand in the wake of the tsunami. My family...