Thursday, February 22, 2024
Opinion

Washington voters support their local public schools

OLYMPIA - Local levies and bonds are one important way that communities support their schools, and preliminary results from yesterday’s Special Election show how committed voters are to their …

As the CEO & Publisher of Ward Media, the stewardship of the Lake Chelan Mirror and its evolution holds a special place in our mission to serve the North Central Washington community with …

Hydropower is the cornerstone of a reliable, clean energy future

Affordable, plentiful energy is the root of a society that enables economic growth. It’s easy to forget our community’s biggest asset even though it affects everything we do.  Now …

When you consider Prop 1 and 2, Chelan schools’ EP&O and Maintenance levy, I urge you to VOTE YES!  State and federal funds alone do not meet the needs of our students. These measures …

As chairman of the Enhancing Education Chelan Committee, I am asking all voters in the special election coming up on Feb. 13 to support the important Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) …

Urges Levy Support

My family moved to the Chelan Valley in 2017 after traveling for 75 days through 7 states trying to find a place to settle.  We could not find a more beautiful place than the Chelan Valley to …

The legislative session is approaching its halfway point

The Washington State Legislature’s scheduled 60-day session is progressing smoothly. My colleagues and I are approaching the halfway point of session. Senators will spend the majority of time …

2024 Legislative Session Preview

For legislators, the time of year is quickly approaching to gather in Olympia for the annual process of discussing, debating, and updating state laws. The Washington State Legislature convenes …

Embracing the spirit of community

As we stand at the threshold of a new and promising year, I am humbled by the unwavering support and unwavering dedication of all those who have been integral to the Lake Chelan Mirror. With immense …

Embracing unity in 2024

As we stand on the cusp of a new year, it's evident that our societal landscape continues to be deeply entrenched in political polarization. The chasm between conservatives and liberals seems wider …

In the annals of our nation's media, the year 2023 has unveiled a complex tapestry, woven with threads of promise and threads of despair for local journalism. Recent revelations from the Medill …

Bloom where you’re planted

In the spirit of gratitude and personal growth, it's important to take a moment to reflect on the simple notion of "blooming where you're planted." This timeless wisdom is a …

Five steps the Legislature should take to support business in Washington

The Washington State Legislature will begin its 60-day session on January 8. The main focus of this year’s legislative session will be developing and approving updates to the three state …

Peach cobbler – a family favorite

A few years ago, I purchased a small box of tree-ripened peaches directly from a farmer. They were perfectly ripe, ready to eat fresh, and I wanted to make peach cobbler. My paternal grandmother …

Yesterday, my sister-in-law Ann called me for advice. She’s suffering from allergies. “My nose is so stuffed up, I have to breathe through my mouth. I’ve been taking a …

What else is in your medicine

When Donna was first diagnosed with blood clots in her lungs 20 years ago, she took a common blood thinner for over 10 years with no problems. Then her doctor told her that she could stop taking it, …

Q: I always get a sheet of printed information with every new prescription and refill. I usually throw them away without reading them because the print is too small. Why do I get these? The Food …

Q: What’s the difference between enriched and fortified foods, and how did they get that way? Starting in the 1920s, the federal government addressed several diseases caused by nutritional …

What would you do to save a life?

What would you do to save a life? Would you dash into a burning house? Dive into deep water? Take down a mass shooter? Many of you would go to extraordinary extremes - even at great personal …

Help ban sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the U.S.

: Help ban sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the U.S. By Peri Gallucci Dear Editor, While there are many wonderful cosmetics companies that do not test on animals, there are still …

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