Monday, July 22, 2024
Opinion

The Well Seasoned Whistle

Seasons greetings! In our time presenting The Whistle to the Upper Valley, we admit we’ve served up some spicy observations. It hasn’t always been easy to take our elected …

The Action Whistle

The last Whistle blew long and strong for a more comprehensive, altruistic, and diverse membership on the Leavenworth Planning Commission. This week, the Whistle is blowing to petition the Planning …

The PC Whistle

The Planning Commission (PC) is a crucial group in any town. PCs deal with codes around land use and legislative policy, as well as comprehensive and long range planning. It’s a complex and …

CHELAN COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

Shon Smith, who is running for Chelan County Commissioner, lead over Anne Hessburg after the second round of ballot counts were released Thursday, Nov. 10th. According to Chelan County …

The Suggestive Whistle

Let’s get this PC thing out of the way. It’s probably not politically correct to say so but as far as this columnist can tell, the PC (aka Planning Commission), while advertising for …

THE RECOMMENDED WHISTLE

Disclosure: I’m odd. I don’t take sides unless absolutely necessary and I have never strongly affiliated with political parties, even in today’s a politically polarized fun house. I …

The Well Timed Whistle

Time may wait for no one, but The Whistle has requested an extra two weeks on your behalf. It seems most of the community missed the October 19 deadline for comment on the MDNS (Mitigated …

Troubling Indicators of Cascade Medical’s Future

In the late 1980s, mismanagement cast Cascade Medical Center (CMC) into financial ruin. Doctors and staff left in droves. Morale and trust were decimated. A CEO was finally hired to close CMC due to …

A Hopeful Whistle Stop

Some days are harder than others. On the tough days, I’ve just learned that another citizen has given up trying to effect change, that they’ve relinquished the notion of …

THE AFFORDABLE WHISTLE

This week’s Whistle is the first in a series about how Leavenworth, a town dependent on service workers, is constructing the future of affordable housing. Affordable housing is a challenging …

The Whistle #2

This week, The Whistle is tearing a page from The Sound of Music to “start at the very beginning” as we shine a spotlight on city codes. The hills (and our neighborhoods) are alive …

WHISTLE STOP #1

While a full version of The Whistle comes out every two weeks, this Wednesday I am making a short “whistle stop" to respond to comments and questions generated by our debut …

The Whistle #1

“The Whistle,” is blowing onto the pages of the Leavenworth Echo on the winds of change. Driven by COVID, new peaks in tourism, shifting demographics, skyrocketing real estate …

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