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Editors Note: Dr. Rutherford's reponse appears in this weeks, Sept. 30 issue of the Lake Chelan Mirror I read with interest Dr. Pete Rutherford’s Response to Taking a Critical Look at Covid published in the Sept. 23 issue of the Echo. It was very well written and presented a thoughtful and...

Dr. Pete Rutherford, CEO Confluence Health
Editors Note: This letter by Dr. Rutherford appears in this weeks, Sept. 30 issue of the Quad City Herald In your article published in the Sept. 2, 2020 edition of the Cashmere Valley Record, you make some good points in that case numbers can be misleading, particularly when comparing results...
The Electoral College was set up to represent what the Voters of each State voted into Office for President in States that have Electorals.  Unfortunately, in 2016, that did not happen.  Not all followed through on this Duty described in the US Constitution and were only fined small amounts by the...
The leadership of the District 2 Okanogan County County Commissioner seems to be missing in action. I am specifically concerned about the lack of an updated comprehensive land use plan that does not address the future needs of this district. Is the lack of supportive agreement with the county...
We are experiencing very difficult times right now. It is understandable that we want to have a sense of normalcy especially as we see other counties in our state enter Phase 2. But, as we seek solutions to address economic shortcomings in our region, we should recognize it will take a collective...
This week, I joined the June 2, 2020 Okanogan County Commissioners meeting via Zoom along with 66 others. I was invited to join via my sister after hearing about Jim DeTro’s response to critics of his Facebook posts.  If you haven’t seen the posts, consider yourself lucky. And if you didn’t see...
This week, I joined the June 2, 2020 Okanogan County Commissioners meeting via Zoom along with 66 others. I was invited to join via my sister after hearing about Jim DeTro’s response to critics of his Facebook posts.  If you haven’t seen the posts, consider yourself lucky. And if you didn’t see...
  She was regarded as the last and best experiment of modern civilization. Born with a pledge to protect and defend the innocent and provide justice and opportunity for all; she grew to be a powerful and respected nation. She is by name, America. But in just a few hundred months she’s...
  To: Fellow Community Members I want to start by recognizing the amazing resilience of the people of Okanogan County and the continuing efforts of those of you who are doing everything you can to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19. This joint approach has helped keep our confirmed COVID-...
    Dear Editor,   As Gov. Jay Inslee and state officials determine the details of re-opening businesses, we would like to stress the importance of following the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” edict, which is still in effect through May 31.   As Americans and residents of North Central...

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