Letters to the Editor

Just want to find viable solutions

Dear Editor,

Statement on Scope of Concerned Citizens for Tonasket Assisted Living (CCTAL).

It has come to the urgent attention of the community group, The Concerned Citizens for Tonasket Assisted Living, that there have been statements made by hospital management that this citizens’ group wants to shut down North Valley Hospital.

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The origins of ‘Okanogan’

Dear Editor,

I have been asked to give a definition of the word Okanogan, and decided to let everyone know because it is a word you hear every day and have never understood.

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Some Assisted Living misconceptions

Dear Editor,

I am writing to clear up a misconception about the Okanogan County Public Hospital District #4 Assisted Living. I read in three different places in the Gazette-Tribune dated January 17th, that the community voted for and funded the Assisted Living Building. These comments are not factual.

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Time to ask questions

Dear Editor:
Re: Closure of the North Valley Assisted Living Facility, We, the citizens of North Valley Hospital District #4, have just had the wool pulled over our eyes!

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Don’t close Assisted Living

Hospital District Board decides; Assisted Living Residents to get eviction notice?  Really? That is the latest news that the Community is hearing as of the last Hospital Board meeting. Well, I wasn’t going to get “involved,” but I can’t not be involved when this type of eviction action is threatened and it is our local [...]

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If Obama Muslim, then Lincoln Jewish

Dear Editor,

Steve Lorz, as usual, totally ignored the point of my letter, i.e. that it is a proven fact that President Obama is NOT a Muslim, nor can Obama’s putative pro-Islam deeds magically make him one. Unlike the non-Calvinistic side of Protestantism…

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Let’s all be ‘HICKs’

Dear Editor,

I remember watching a movie about the life of Huey Long. Before he represented Louisiana at the federal level he ran for county road commissioner. At one point, in his campaign, he stood on the back of a pickup, destroyed his prepared speech, looked at the gathering of farmers and started out by saying, “You are a hick…

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He will be missed

Dear Editor,

It is with a heavy heart that I am writing this letter. I had double walking pneumonia the week that Dennis Lorz passed away, consequently was out of the loop and missed the funeral. For that I apologize, to the family and the community. I felt compelled to make an effort to express my feelings because of that absence.

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Missing out on airport business

Dear Gary,

As a member of the local area, I have to wonder about what is going on about our airport.

I understand that the pilots who gas up at the airport pay for the gas. Also those who park their planes there pay a fee for whatever type space they use.

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March for Life in Omak

Dear Editor,

On Tuesday, 12 noon at Omak City Park, Jan. 22, 2013, there will be a March for Life in Omak so that we will not forget that it is legal to kill an innocent, helpless baby in a mother’s womb through abortion. Everyone is welcome to join us.

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