Letters

Small Bonds and Small Projects Won’t Solve our Educational Challenges. Our former Superintendent of Public Schools, Dr. Jim Busey, has been a vocal critic of the upcoming LCSD Bond.  But based on his critiques, I respectfully submit he has inaccurately analyzed the needs of our kids and their...
The Lake Chelan School District has presented to the community a massive, and far reaching school bond measure of $75.5 million. This proposal also includes $59 million for a new high school and third campus. Student enrollment in the Lake Chelan School District has been flat and stagnant for the...
Planned Parenthood—sounds warm and fuzzy, but in fact it is Planned Extermination—not so warm and fuzzy. These days an unborn baby’s most dangerous place is in its mother’s womb, especially if you are poor and a minority. It is no accident many Planned Parenthood clinics are located close to  poor...
Thank you for the pictures of those honored by induction into Chelan Athletics Hall of Fame.  I read the article twice trying to find the names of the members of the ‘54 football team that attended the event.  It might have even been nice to know who the other team members were.  I hope you can...
  Planned Parenthood—sounds warm and fuzzy, but in fact it is Planned Extermination—not so warm and fuzzy. These days an unborn baby's most dangerous place is in its mother's womb, especially if you are poor and a minority. It is no accident many Planned Parenthood clinics are located close to...
To the Chelan City Council and Mayor, How do you, our elected officials, represent our local community and beautiful Lake Chelan? The following are observations of the City of Chelan’s diligence in supporting Big Development and Tourism while ignoring the well being of citizens: 1. Allowing large...
Dear Friends and Neighbors, Greetings from our state capitol in Olympia! Today is the first day of the 2019 legislative session, scheduled for 105 days. The first day of each legislative session is highlighted by important traditions. The large double doors to the Senate and House chambers are...
Members of the Lake Chelan Community Choir give a big “Thank you” to the Mirror staff who chose to include our Christmas performances Dec. 7 & 8th  in the “Year in review” summary of events.   Also –  a second “Thank You” is in order to this fine community.      Because of the generosity of...

I will continue my service this year on the Senate’s Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee, which is chaired by Sen. Lisa Wellman (right) of Mercer Island. In my new role as the committee’s ranking member, I will work more closely with the chair and staff on committee legislative matters. This position will give me opportunity to put my 10 years of school board experience to good use on issues.
Dear Friends and Neighbors, Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday season with friends, family, and loved ones. I wish you good health, enjoyable work, and lots of joy in 2019. Hopefully a snowy winter will provide you ample opportunity to enjoy sledding with your families or some of our...
Dear Lake Chelan community, Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics (LCCHC) Board of Commissioners has been working on your behalf on three major activities which will impact health care in our community for many years to come.  These are to:   1)  enhance the health and wellness of residents...

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