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Editorial

Toward the next 20 years

Editorial The Woodinville Weekly published its first issue on November 6, 1976, just prior to the 1976 general election. Its lead story was Woodinville's proposed incorporation.

Guest Column

Disaster preparedness

disaster preparedness by Eric Holdeman, CEM
While fires, floods, storms, and earthquakes seem to take place thousands of miles away, it is my job as King County's new Emergency Manager to give you a wake-up call.

Letters to the Editor

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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Save tree money, hire full-time police force

saving money I'm in total agreement with C. DeBoer's letter of Aug. 6 about spending taxpayer's money wisely. The infastructure should always come first so that Woodinville can maintain all that it has already spent money on.

City must be proactive in its management

proactive management I believe it is fiscally prudent and good management for the Woodinville City Council to purchase land for the city. We need to look ahead and be proactive, not negative and pessimistic.

The wacky world of fish habitat restoration

habitat restoration Let's all share the (expensive) joy of this wacky world of fish and wetlands habitat restoration.

Maltby warned against cityhood

Maltby cityhood I see that the people of Maltby are considering cityhood. Maltby citizens, don't make the same mistake Woodinville did!

Construction trucks have no right to hold up traffic

construction vs. traffic The truck traffic between Woodinville-Duvall Road and 144th Avenue from the construction is becoming an irritant.

To honor a tree (Thank you, mighty hemlock)

tree honored A scary and unholy thing is happening today. We're murdering a tree. Perhaps 75 or 80 years ago, it began majestically spreading its towering young branches with great joy toward the warm sunshine.

Decreased school budget might cut out the frivolous

school budgets It would be a "kick in the head" if people who consistently vote for increasing school money are actually doing their children a disservice--a decreased budget might cut out the frivolous.