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HHA hasn't stated opposition to fire station

no stated opposition A recent article in the Weekly pertaining to a Fire Commissioners meeting claimed that the Hollywood Hill Association (HHA) opposed the construction of the proposed Fire Station 32 within the Sammamish Valley Agricultural Production District (APD).

Mistake to vote down bond issue

bond issue As a property taxpayer within the City of Woodinville, I'm affected by what city voters elect to pay for. I think the voters made a mistake by not agreeing to pay $12.68 a square foot for the 10.5 acres of land that includes City Hall, etc.

Plans may ruin Woodinville's reputation

Woodinville's reputation In response to Bob Dixon's letter: Thank you Bob Dixon for keeping us informed of the real issues from a fresh perspective and look at the city of Woodinville.

When citizens say 'no,' respect their wishes

respect citizens' wishes I find the pattern still exists for Woodinville ... to totally ignore any elections until they result in what "you" want.

If we don't buy it, we will lose it

buy it or lose it In the Letters to the Editor last week, two gentlemen asked why Woodinville has to buy the Sorenson school from the Northshore School District when we as taxpayers already own it.

Celebrate spiritual strengths of all students

celebrate spiritual strengths I have felt a need to write and let our community hear my feelings, since the "Baccalaureate Debate" began with my phone calls to the Woodinville Baccalaureate Committee.

Religion should teach tolerance, compassion

tolerance, compassion This is in response to the WHS senior who was denied participation in a ceremony because he had not been "forgiven" by his own group of Christians for some mistake.

Allow a vote on UPD-FCCs

vote on UPD-FCCs Mega-developments Blakely Ridge and Northridge are planned to be built on a wooded hilltop, three miles east of Redmond, where they will spawn an "urban island" surrounded by rural neighborhoods.

Local cities could be left behind in communications

state-of-the-art communications Up to now, most people have only thought of the cable company as the company that brings you television shows, movies, and sporting events. Up to now, they would be correct in thinking this.

Rick White neither 'pro-environment' nor 'fiscally conservative'

Rick White's politics On a recent commute to Bainbridge Island, I was reminded by the Washington Wilderness Coalition why I will not vote for Rick White this November.

Protect important animal rather than kill it

protect, don't kill animals "Carnation terrorized by cougar," says the newscaster. "The cougar was small and thin," says the person that shot it. Why do people feel sufficiently threatened by a small, thin animal to have its life terminated?