A proud day for Shoreline Community College and its Professional Automotive Training Center

editorial by Carol Edwards, publisher
On Saturday, Feb. 24, both President Bill Clinton and Microsoft's Bill Gates visited Shoreline Community College's Professional Automotive Training Center and went on record in front of 2,000 people about the critical need for job training and retraining in a changing job market.

Guest Column

Keeping Promises

guest column by Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe
This fall, I knocked on hundreds of doors and talked to many of you about what you thought should be my top priorities for the 1996 legislative session. Overwhelmingly, you told me to focus my energies in four key areas.

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Voices can be heard at party caucuses

party caucuses This is your chance to stand up and be counted. On March 5, you have a chance to really have your voice heard at your local precinct caucuses.

Special rules for two developers

UPDs vs. FCCs I am angry and ashamed of county government that so aggressively supports the interests of special interests over those of its citizens.

Controlling others at no cost to themselves

controlling others I'm waiting to read where some of the people who inveigh against downtown Woodinville landowners' developing their land offer to take up a collection for paying the landowners' high taxes.

Only so many retail dollars to be spent

retail dollars I read recently that a "big box" home improvement store is moving in nearby. I understand that Woodinville decided it didn't need such a store, but across the freeway they had other ideas.

Safety concern over store display

safety concern On a recent visit to a store in Woodinville, my 19-month-old baby tripped and fell. He poked his right eye on a metal peg that the store uses to hang its merchandise.