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LETTERS
Letters to the editor: December 7, 2016

Letters to the editor: December 7, 2016

Facts about marijuana Dear Editor: I read Dave Gehrig’s letter to the editor (Nov. 19), and while I appreciate the concerns that he has about the homeless problem in Seattle, it isn’t connected to marijuana. Dave’s argument is a red herring fallacy, unfortunately, with regards to marijuana. Dave’s reaction is one to his observations of...
Letters to the editor: November 30, 2016

Letters to the editor: November 30, 2016

Getting engaged Dear Editor: The New York Times just published an op-ed in the form of a 12-step program for responding to president-elect Trump on Nov.17. You can Google it. Take your time to choose where to get engaged as you read about all the problems that need fixing. Not everything is a problem, of...
Letters to the editor: November 16, 2016

Letters to the editor: November 16, 2016

Thanks for support Dear Editor: I want to first thank all of those who assisted, supported, volunteered, donated and voted for me in the Okanogan County Commissioner District 2 primary and general elections. The amount of support I received is truly humbling. I also want to thank Andy Hover for running; I am pleased that...
Letters to the editor: November 9, 2016

Letters to the editor: November 9, 2016

Thanks for support Dear Editor: Every October, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 120, comprised of members from throughout the Methow Valley, collects donations from local business along with using money that was donated for Poppies, to help support the Christmas Rooms at the Spokane Veterans Hospital and Spokane Veterans Medical Center. Many of our local...
Letters to the editor: November 2, 2016

Letters to the editor: November 2, 2016

Clear as mud Dear Editor: Government transparency appears to be one of the “watchwords” of this election season in Okanogan County. Until recently, I had little to add to that conversation. However, in mid-September I submitted a request for public records to Okanogan County, covering electronic written communications over the past year by and among...
Letters to the editor: October 26, 2016

Letters to the editor: October 26, 2016

Need for a lap pool Dear Editor: We love the recreational activities in the Methow Valley, but are wondering whether the community has looked into building an indoor lap pool for swimming lessons, lap swim, water aerobics, and swim team? The Twisp pool has issues with leaking and is only open in the summers when...
Letters to the editor: October 19, 2016

Letters to the editor: October 19, 2016

Follies were fab Dear Editor: Thanks to all of the people who made the 2016 Fabulous Fall Follies a wonderful event. My sincere appreciation goes out to all of the entertainers, volunteers, chefs and board members who shared in this fun-filled evening. Thank you for coming to this heartwarming event. All proceeds from the event...
Letters to the editor: October 12, 2016

Letters to the editor: October 12, 2016

Reasons for Thrasher Dear Editor: Vote for Ashley Thrasher as county commissioner. Why? Ashley’s truly special. Meet her in person and you’ll immediately feel this. A smokejumper recently turned carpenter, she is sharp as a tack, hard-working, does her homework. She’s not affiliated with a political party. She thinks smart management of a county should...
Letters to the editor: October 5, 2016

Letters to the editor: October 5, 2016

Remembering Al Green Dear Editor: Al Green (obituary, Sept. 28) and I met around 50 years ago near Seattle, both members of a fly fishing club. We fished together from time to time on west side rivers and shared stories. His were self-effacing, memorable to this day and often funny. When I moved to the...
Letters to the editor: September 28, 2016

Letters to the editor: September 28, 2016

Ballot box remedy Dear Editor: I think what people may not know regarding the road closures in the south Okanogan County from 2001 until the recent Three Devils Road in 2015, is that there are thousands of acres of public land that the public no longer has access to. The only access is for the...