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My name is Judie Gembala.  We have been Chelan county residents since 2002 and reside in Manson.  My husband and I are in the Smart Meter Awareness group, and wish to make you aware of the effects and dangers of radiation from the smart meters P.UD. wants to install on every building receiving...
There’s an important issue that hasn’t received much media coverage but that affects every reader’s life. U.S. Representative Steve King’s (R-IA) bill, HR 3599, The “King bill,” HR 3599, undermines the authority of states to pass laws to protects animals and their citizens.  Many critical laws...
What is a staunch conservative to do? A perusal of the usual-suspects media would lead one to believe that Socialism has infiltrated our Eastern Washington stronghold of Republican conservatism. Shocking, yet true. Where is the outrage?! The evidence is obvious daily. The Farm Bureau wants the...
The Smart Meter Awareness and Citizens Opposed to Smart Meter Technology in Chelan County groups wish to thank Ann Congdon for her integrity in following her conscience, representing her constituents, and voting against the installation of the advanced meters.  Her deep concern for public health...
The presentation by Friends of Lake Chelan to the Chelan City Council (11-22-17) pointed out the need to have in depth information on providing affordable housing in our area.  The ramifications of having workers living away from their workplace indicated the many losses to Chelan.  It's impressive...
I was born in Wenatchee in 1951 and was raised by the finest folks this world had to offer. These men were dear friends of my father, Cleo. Nelson Quast, Morris Taylor, Buzz Buts.....( my spelling might not be correct.) As Memorial Day passes, I must say, these men put the fire in my life. Although...
I just read where the young man responsible for the Eagle Creek fire in Oregon was arrested and charged. I also read, and it was reported on the Seattle TV news, where the medical journal The Lancet reported environmental pollution contributed to the premature deaths of about 9 million people in...
Expanding on Hans Hirschberger’s Safety Valve letter of Oct. 20, “Big time growth is coming to Lake Chelan.” Holidays Hills is the first up: 250 parcels, 1068 units. Next up are these and they are in the works waiting for zoning to be completed: Chelan Fruit 500 units; Tuscan Village 950 units; No-...
I cannot fathom how you can issue a determination of non-significance (DNS) for this project (Holiday Hills) when there are so many probable negative impacts to both the natural and human environments; to name just a few: Scale (at 85 acres this could be the largest development project in the...
The NFL players have every right to protest anything they want to.  However when I have to pay $60 to $100 dollars to watch them play, When they are practicing and preparing to play their focus should be how to play to the best of their ability and not on a protest movement 10 minutes before they...

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