Letters

  Change Chelan even more than what has already occurred. The top three priorities that the City was asked to address in the Comprehensive Plan Update was to protect the quality of the Lake, protect the view of the Chelan Butte, and keep the small town community feel. I am concerned that those...
Are there Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in Lake Chelan? No way, you might think. The lake is clear and cold so we are safe from outside problem species, right? It depends on who you talk to. If you base your ideas on your own observations or talk to other Lake Chelan Valley residents, you might...
  Dear Editor, Merely the fact that the purchase of the Spader Bay property was on the agenda shows the failure of leadership in the Mayor’s office. After claiming for years we should run the city as a business, Mayor Cooney has repeatedly dismissed his proclamation and lurched towards favoring...
WENATCHEE ― The likelihood of Chelan and Douglas counties being composed of sizable numbers of “have and have-not” residents in the future is real if current economic trends continue, according to a Community Needs Assessment released this week by the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council. Over...
The Greater Wenatchee EMS Council is committed to financial responsibility for the public. We believe this sales tax initiative will greatly benefit all the citizens in Chelan and Douglas County and we appreciate your consideration in investing this funding to RiverCom for the future safety of the...
I am now in my second 3-year term on the Board of Directors for the Chelan County Housing Authority. I attend once a month meetings in Wenatchee. My most pleasurable method of transportation is a ride on the Link bus. As a senior, I pay $1.25 to ride from the Lake Chelan Valley to Wenatchee, and...
RiverCom is a critical part of the infrastructure of our communities, and I am asking that you join me in renewing the RiverCom 911 Emergency Communication Systems and Facilities Tax. No matter the emergency, the staff at RiverCom quickly determine the nature of the call and then rapidly dispatch...
Recently, the Lake Chelan School District (LCSD) superintendent of schools was fined and reprimanded for Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) violations regarding the recent tax bond issue for $75.5M before the Chelan community in April 2019. These violations were specific to his...
Our city council is awesome. But, there are many categories that they need to be educated on ...our roads! The community argued whether the round-a-bout at No-See-Um would work. It is great. But, then instead of adding a walk and bike lane onto Woodin/Campbell bridge, they took a car lane away....
First, and foremost, I want to thank the school board and staff for your work to improve education for all students. There have been many statements recently regarding the investment in the education of the current and future students in our schools. I agree that a quality education is truly a...

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