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Guest Columns: The stadium issues

Council process moved expeditiously

council actions by Louise Miller, Rep., King County Council District 3
There has been a great deal of confusion caused by the Mariners' announcement that they plan to sell the team. Among all the finger pointing, there has been much heat and little light.

Kingdome lease sends negative signals

Kingdome lease by Maggi Fimia, Rep., King County Council District 1
I will not be supporting this particular [Seahawks] lease negotiation for several reasons.

Letters to the Editor

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City paid fair value for property

fair value The city recently purchased 3.14 acres in downtown Woodinville for $1.65 million. A recent letter to the editor questioned the price and conditions of the city purchase.

Falcon football enjoyed tremendous support

WHS football I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to Carol Edwards, the Woodinville Weekly, and the entire community of Woodinville for their tremendous support during our football season.

Councilmembers responsible to constituency

political hypocrisy During the Dec. 9 meeting of the Woodinville City Council's deliberation on the appeal of the Stone Hill and Stone Meadows projects, Councilmember DeYoung vocally objected to the statements of Councilmembers Engel and Solberg.

Divide and conquer approach to taxes

unfair taxation I understand Social Security Payments will increase next year by 2.5% (maybe). King County just re-assessed our property for 1997 and it was an increase of 35%.

Fire Board meetings not 'user friendly'

Fire Board meetings In response to the article about Commissioner David Callon, I would like to say that yes, I am someone who has recently taken an interest in the "direction" of the Fire District Board.

No excuse for drinking and driving

drinking & driving We want your holiday season to be safe and happy. It seems one of the happiest times of year can turn tragic in an instant. More than 17,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes in 1995. There is no other way to state it: Don't drink and drive.