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Ready for School? Ready to Learn!

ready to learn This year, instead of asking children if they're "ready for school," how about asking instead: Are you ready to learn? With this question, we send the message that learning is why we go to school.

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Woodinville Bond Issue: Only one way to tell the truth

bond issue There are many ways to tell a lie, but only one way to tell the truth. One way to lie is through implication, another is to lie by omission. Unfortunately, the writer of the "Against" side of the (Civic Center) Bond Issue guest editorial did both.

Whose money is it?

bond issue A friend and I were discussing the situation surrounding the current effort to purchase Woodinville School property by the city of Woodinville. I have two concerns about the financial considerations.

Bergeson the best choice for SPI

Terry Bergeson Terry Bergeson is without question the most qualified candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Fligeltaub has qualifications, endorsements, commitment to justice

Bill Fligeltaub With 31 superior court candidates listed on the primary ballot, voters face a challenge choosing those who are best qualified to serve as judge. But for Position 26, Bill Fligeltaub is a name worth remembering.

Inslee has priorities right, integrity to make them stick

Jay Inslee Of all the fine candidates in the race for governor, Jay Inslee is the one who will get my vote.

Sign vandalism shows need for return to moral absolutes

moral absolutes It was a relief when I learned that the vandals who had been defacing the large Ellen Craswell signs I had spent so many hours erecting were finally identified and made to realize the wrong they were doing.

The day the system doesn't work

the system doesn't work Although I appreciated your front page article on the resignation of Fire Chief Davis, I believe there are a few things which need to be clarified.

Emergency crews go the extra mile

emergency crews On Aug. 29, 1996, the emergency number was called from our home. The emergency crews worked diligently on my husband. The earnest efforts of this crew proved to be of no avail, sadly.

Kids deserve community support

community support This past week, our business had the privilege of being visited by three gentlemen from the Woodinville High School football team, three of the most well-mannered young men I have ever met.

Friends help loneliness of widowed

loneliness I lost my husband recently, and to me it seems eternity. When our loved one dies, it doesn't seem real, and nobody knows how we feel.

Some people desperately need the Duvall Well

Duvall Well We wonder how many people who read the Valley View article of Aug. 12 on the Duvall Well closure turned to page 10 and read the rest of that story.