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Working together

working together The success of community collaborations was evident last Saturday in Woodinville with the festivities of Celebrate Woodinville '96.

Guest Column

Public Health Week, April 1-7

Public Health Week Public health's success in protecting the health and safety of Washington residents is a too-well-kept secret. As we approach the 21st century and celebrate Public Health Week, April 1-7, it is time the story became better known.

Letters to the Editor

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Derdowski as public's defender?

public's defender Don't be fooled by the smoke screen being erected by Council Chair Jane Hague against Brian Derdowski of the 12th district.

Sign ordinance not enforced

sign ordinance Two years ago, I inquired at the City as to its sign ordinance #21A.20.040, prohibiting portable signs. I was told at that time the city was working with various business concerns, including the Chamber of Commerce, on a method of enforcement.

Community can help

community helps A recent letter writer states that "society" isn't to blame for a death caused by unsupervised, late-night partying. In my original letter, I stated that although Nathan Lines had made the decisions which led up to his death, the "community" had failed him.

Agriculture or sports fields

agricultural district The truly amazing aspect of King County's ongoing machinations to eliminate the proposed fire station is that even grass sports fields are not allowed in the agricultural production district, let alone parking for the users.

Commercial vs. sport fishing

fishing California and British Columbia have recently completed thorough studies of the economic benefits of commercial and sport fishing. Both studies found that the value of a sport-caught salmon far exceeds the value of a commercial-caught salmon.

Thank you, volunteers

volunteers thanked We would like to thank all of the volunteers and the businesses who contributed to the Basset Bash.