Letters

To the Editor, To protect our reproductive freedoms, we need to expand the Supreme Court. The Judiciary Act of 2021 would add four new seats to the Supreme Court, bringing the number of justices to 13. It would help restore balance to a Court that Mitch McConnell has packed with right-wing...
Thank you for your Great article updating the Community on the progress of the addition and renovation of Garten Haus Apts. The Pandemic, State Construction & Cement Worker's Strikes, not to mention getting supplies have created so many challenges to this Project. Walker Construction has done...
Community Members, What a tough time we are having as a nation right now! The most recent example is the tragic and senseless killing of children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas. Over and over, our country experiences preventable tragedies. As a parent – and grandparent – I cannot imagine the depths...
On May 22nd, an independent investigation regarding sexual abuse within the Southern Baptist Convention was published. The 250+ page report documented events that occurred over 20 years, and needless to say, the results were horrifying. Grooming, failure to report crimes of sexual abuse, cover-ups...
Dear Editor, My name is Stacy Coronado. I am writing to personally invite the Upper Valley to “Unsettled,” the Dangerous Women production onstage May 20 and 21 at Snowy Owl Theater in Leavenworth. I am an enrolled member of the Colville Confederated Tribes. I descend from the Arrow Lakes, Colville...
I never thought I would see the day that Roe v. Wade would be overturned. However, according to the majority opinion from SCOTUS, the reversal of one of the darkest and most disastrous decisions within our history is a real possibility.   The leaked opinion articulated what many of us have been...
 [I am] Impressed that [Link Transit] tried to implement all the concerns of their customers and presented it well.  I understand the need to work with the traffic issue on Wenatchee Ave., but they failed to mention that the “traffic issue” has a lot to do with the Leavenworth traffic in the...
Dear Editor, While there are many wonderful cosmetics companies that do not test on animals, there are still some companies that use these cruel and unnecessary tests for their products. Non-animal test methods and thousands of safe ingredients already exist for companies to use for their...
Last year our 1967 septic system failed. Our first indication of a problem was a slight gurgling sound. Then one afternoon, the septic suddenly backed up into the bathtub near the dining room. Definitely a problem! We risked bigger problems if we remained complacent. I called septic experts who...
Council Members, Last Thursday night's bomb scare in the central part of downtown should give everyone pause, especially considering the recent vote by the Council to approve higher density rezoning for our town. Several residents who spoke at the March 22 Council meeting clearly outlined that...

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