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Letters to the Editor are welcome and encouraged. Please send them to us at: P.O. Box 587 or 17936 Woodinville-Snohomish Rd.; Woodinville, WA 98072; or deliver them to our office. They may also be faxed to (206) 486-7593. Letters must be signed and must include a daytime telephone number for confirmation. They may be edited.

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Canterbury Square running out of time

Canterbury Square Two years ago, 150-plus senior citizens from Canterbury Square marched on City Hall (black balloons and all) to focus public attention on the City Council's indifference to the fate of Canterbury Square Mobile Home Park.

Fire District notices should be published locally

Fire District notices At the Oct. 15 meeting of the Woodinville Fire Commissioners, Commissioner Callon proposed to change the official Fire District publication from the Woodinville Weekly to the Journal American.

'Taxpayer's Watchdog' barking up the wrong tree

clarification I believe the Taxpayer's Watchdog is barking up the wrong tree and a clarification is in order on his Oct. 14 letter.

Bait and switch: a sweetheart deal

sweetheart deal Four members of the Woodinville City Council, ignoring the wishes of the voters, purchased the 3.14 acres that had been deleted in order to get the $6 million in bonds to pass. Talk about bait and switch.

Patience will keep Woodinville the quaint city it is

a quaint city Adding to Kim Estrada's letter of Sept. 23 on the new "Shopping Village" design for Woodinville, I too "am relieved to see that there was a lot of thought put into having some country character designed into the new complex."

County ignoring holes in the road

potholes ignored It has been almost three months since the road from the old Hollywood School House at the intersection, going up through the gully, as we call it, was closed so King County Surface Water Management could fill in the ravine.

Wetlands should remain natural and unfilled

Cottage Lake Park To the Cottage Lake Community Council: I appreciate your appreciation of my calling the public's attention to Cottage Lake Park's rehabilitation with so much emphasis on re-wilding to pre-recreational conditions.

County Treasurer endorsement for State Treasurer

State Treasurer As an elected public finance officer, I know the importance of managing taxpayers' resources prudently and professionally. That is why I am supporting Mike Murphy for State Treasurer.

Washingtonians enjoy independence of thought

gubernatorial debate After watching the gubernatorial debate (Oct. 9), I can only applaud Mr. Locke. And feel sorry for Mrs. Craswell.