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LETTERS
Letters to the editor: July 1, 2015

Letters to the editor: July 1, 2015

Your roads, your rights Dear Editor; We the citizens of Okanogan County have the right to expect that our paved county roads be used for their lawful intent. The major and minor connector roads that we all use to go to our jobs, our towns, our doctors, our schools and our county seat should have...
Letters to the editor: June 24, 2015

Letters to the editor: June 24, 2015

Don’t lower speed limits Dear Editor: The petition submitted to the county to lower the speed limit on certain county roads should be denied. Approval may benefit the petitioner, the North Central ATV Club, and ATV riders from outside the area. But this change will not enhance road usage of local residents, businesses, organizations, or...
Letters to the editor: June 17, 2015

Letters to the editor: June 17, 2015

Speak up on grizzlies Dear Editor: Remember the Grizzly Bear Reintroduction Plan? It is becoming real. The North Cascades National Park Service Complex has released its report on the public scoping meetings held in Winthrop, Okanogan, Chelan, Cle Elum, Seattle and Bellingham. With 1,474 comments in favor and only 285 opposed, it appears likely that...
Letters to the editor: June 10, 2015

Letters to the editor: June 10, 2015

Trapped and spun Dear Editor: Thumbs up to Solveig Torvik: I very much enjoyed her recent opinion piece. Trying to get accurate news on both the TV and the Internet has almost become a laughing matter. In fact, for a good laugh, find the Saturday Night Live video spoof of CNN. Almost every time I...
Letters to the editor: June 3, 2015

Letters to the editor: June 3, 2015

Why not ATVs? Dear Editor: I do not understand the fears of allowing ATVs to use some of the roads in the forest which are already open to automobiles. My car is more than two tons of wagon with high clearance and big tires. It has a five-speed manual transmission with four-wheel drive high and...
Letters to the editor: May 27, 2015

Letters to the editor: May 27, 2015

Thanks for support Dear Editor: Thank you to the community for the kindness and support shown to our family following the death of our son, Robert Scott Brown. We received so many calls, cards, flowers and much appreciated food. A special thank you to my dear friends at the Methow Valley Senior Center – they...
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...