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Senior consumers need to do their homework

senior consumers by the American Association of Retired Persons
Seniors who are weighing their options need to do their homework before making a decision that may change the way they receive medical care.

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County Council hears only those with deep pockets

county council Notice to King County Citizens: Unless you have deep pockets, you have no chance in being heard by this County Council.

Bidding up price of seclusion from the masses

property taxes Having heard once too often that King County's rural-area landowners are compensated for their massive downzoning and so-called sensitive-areas lockups by significantly reduced real estate taxes, I explored the Assessor's records for facts.

Codes don't prohibit higher level fire protection systems

fire protection An article on page 3 (Northlake News, Dec. 25), "Vat heater causes fire at Universal [Manufacturing}" in Woodinville, by Jeff Switzer, caught my eye.

Grateful to be part of 'first team'

city council I would like to take a moment to thank the Woodinville community for having given me the opportunity to be a member of the "first team" of the new City of Woodinville.

Councilman's energy, inspiration helped create the City of Woodinville

retiring councilmember It has been a long road that you have travelled with our developing city, and I know that it hasn't been easy.

New councilmember looks forward to challenge

new councilmember The date Jan. 2, 1996, will always be a memorable date for me. That evening, I took the oath of office to be a councilmember for the City of Woodinville.

Many know how to use a gun responsibly

gun control I agree with Ms. Gray (Woodinville Weekly, Dec. 25) that guns should be harder for kids to get, but wholeheartedly disagree that guns shouldn't be sold publicly.

Community spirit appreciated by Northshore preschool

preschool The children, parents, and director of Northshore Community Co-Op Preschool wish to thank Ernst Home Center, Payless Drug Store, and Bartell Drug Store for their generous contributions to our school's Christmas decor.