Letters

  Dear Editor,  FACT: The $20 million bond and interest are the only costs associated with the new hospital that property owners in the Lake Chelan Hospital District are responsible for. FACT: 55% of hospital district property owners are part time residents who are registered voters in other...
  Dear Editor,  On April 29, people across the country will be gathering in solidarity to bring attention to the reality of climate change, and the issues facing communities as a result of climate related systemic changes. In Twisp, WA, a march is being planned to honor Clean Air, Clean Water, and...
  Dear Editor,  I completed residency and an additional year of fellowship a little over two years ago. My husband and I had one child at the time. He is from New York. I am from Edmonds. We felt like we could go almost anywhere-it was actually fairly overwhelming to decide where to "settle down"....
  Dear Editor,  I am voting yes for the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Levy because I want to maintain quality health care here in the Lake Chelan valley. Here’s four specific reasons why:  First, to continue to meet the needs of our growing valley, our hospital needs more space. A quick tour of...
      Dear Editor,  I am writing this letter in support of the Lake Chelan Community Hospital and its plans for a replacement facility. Columbia Valley Community Health has been a partner and collaborator with LCCH for years and I strongly believe that a replacement facility is in the best...
WHY: I have been a physician in Chelan for 30 years and have cared for patients in the Lake Chelan Hospital almost every day of those 30 years and I can tell you that we now have a dedicated, well trained and hard working staff struggling to provide the best care they can in a small, old and...
  Dear Editor,    Twelve years ago my husband and I were living in the comfortable, two-bedroom house his family bought in 1938. Through the years upgrades had been done to make it modern and adequate for visits from our family who didn’t mind sleeping bags on the floor or in the back yard....
  Dear Editor,       I am a lifelong resident of Chelan County. I am an owner of one of the nearly 40 cannabis farms Chelan County officials seek to shut down by regulating us out of business. Our farm employs eight to ten of the over 600 people county officials are forcing out of a job. Our farm...
  Dear Editor,   The Swamp is a cute name for, I'm not sure what, but I like the visual it generates about Washington D.C. However, let's get to the point, first, Obamacare is nothing more than RomneyCare gone Federal. Second, at a minimum, the GOP has had from 2010-2017, adequate time to draft a...
  Dear Citizens of the  Chelan Valley,   I am writing to ask for your support on the upcoming hospital    bond on April 25. Eight years ago, my family and I had the fortunate opportunity to move to beautiful Lake Chelan. During my career search, we interviewed with several other rural communities...

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