Letters to the Editor

Council meeting a waste of time

Dear Editor,
What a waste of time attending the city council meeting. What a childish way to end the meeting. You couldn’t get out of the building fast enough. You owe all that were there a public apology. These are people you know and deal with often.

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Freedom of religion

Dear Editor,
This country was founded by people fleeing religious persecution who wanted to pursue their own faith. Our early forefathers/mothers were looking for freedom OF religion in a new world, not freedom FROM religion.

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Thanks for the reminder

Dear Editor,
The letter from Mr. David Wolosik published in the 17 September issue has to be one of the best letters to the editor I have ever read.

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County Farm Bureau commends County Commissioners

Dear Editor,
Okanogan County Farm Bureau commends Commissioners Sheilah Kennedy, Ray Campbell and Jim DeTro for their tireless efforts in safeguarding and promoting the health, safety and welfare of their constituents and Okanogan County. Their outstanding leadership before, during and after two of the most devastating firestorms ever to befall our state is above reproach and sets the standard for elected offices everywhere.

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Get to know the Constitution

Dear Editor,
To commemorate the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution of the United States of America, in 2004 Congress designated September 17th of each year as Constitution Day and September 17th to the 23rd of each year as Constitution Week.

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Inspired to become a firefighter

Dear Editor,
Dear firefighters thank you for all you have done. You fight, save, and protect us all. You ROCK! When I grow up I want to be a firefighter, you have inspired me!

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Clothing Bank can use some help

Dear Editor,
The Clothing Bank will close if you good Christians do not see fit to put money on the PUD or water bill. You can send us your yard sale leftovers, which is fine and your people in need which is fine, but what are you really doing to help?

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Time wasted trying to report outage

Dear Editor,
Sunday morning we lost power around 7 a.m. I attempted to report it to the PUD. No one answered at the emergency dispatch office in East Wenatchee.

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Planned Parenthood needs to go

Dear Editor,
Why do many Americans continue to support abortion as birth control when modern non-abortive birth control methods (i.e. the birth control pill, IUD’s, the patch, etc.) are available in so many forms and places these days? Abortion is far more dangerous to the mother than modern birth control methods, and is cruel to the unborn. It’s time for abortion to be abandoned as birth control. As a society we have made it cheap and easy for women to obtain other birth control methods.

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Drought, and heat a one-two punch for iconic Pacific salmon this year

Dear Editor,
Our region’s salmon are in hot water. While many people may welcome this summer’s prolonged hot and dry weather, salmon – symbol of the Northwest – are gravely threatened.

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