Letters

Before our special friend Dick Cochran passed he requested that many boxes of items including lots of clothing be donated to the Kiwanis Club which he was a proud member of for many years. Dick and Shirley were corner stones in our community thru their gardening-flowers and vegetable booths at the...
I would like to thank the Chelan football coaches and Ken Jenkins for their  honoring the 1967 undefeated football team.  I  especially want to honor the team members that made me look like a genius.   The 1965 team graduated a lot of seniors and I was going to have to use a lot of sophomores that...
Dear Editor, This is why sustaining our staff with our Fire Department (CFR7) is so imperative to keeping Chelan safe... Recap: 2009 – CFR7 began responding on EMS calls. MAJOR IMPROVEMENT TO PUBLIC SAFETY. 2012 - CFR7 attempted a levy to fund the budget for additional protection measures for...
Paid Political Endorsement I’m writing to convey my excitement and unequivocal support for Dr. Kim Schrier for Congressperson of Washington’s 8th Congressional District. We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have had her as our pediatrician for over ten years. Over the course of her...
In his latest editorial, “Facts trumped by crying babies,” the Echo publisher began by labeling as “factually flawed” the recent Time Magazine cover that showed Donald Trump looming over a crying toddler. The articles that followed in Time outlined the controversy over the Trump administration’s...
I find it interesting the City posted the Public Notice for a Determination of Non Significance SEPA A2018-05 SEPA Flexible Thresholds only in the Chelan Mirror. This limits awareness, and the amount of comments from the Public due by August 14, 2018, concerning a change that could adversely affect...
“Freedom at Last” as three teachers were enjoying their coffee in Wenatchee shouted when the Supreme Court ruling concerning compulsory union WEA and agency dues was considered a violation of the First Amendment. This decision directly affects every teacher and employee who belongs to the WEA. No...
To Craig Gildroy,  I heard Joe Collins make the statement last week at the Planning Commission, without any evidence to support his opinion, that a property in short term rental pencils out just the same as that same property in long term rental.  And now I heard you repeat that as “the truth”...
Once again we, the SmartMeter Awareness Group, are calling attention to the Mirror’s biased reporting regarding the March 13City Council Meeting. This was not a PUD “Public Refresher Course”. The purpose was to petition the Council to seriously consider the factual harm and safety effects of...
Recently, City of Chelan Planning Commission member Myrt Griffith submitted her resignation from the commission due to relocating to Montana to be with family members.  Myrt had served the community well over a long period of time, with a record of standing up to special interest groups and those...

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