MARCH 24, 1997

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Saving the planet around your home

Think Global, Act Local by Zakir Parpia, president of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties
One of the most localized ways to save the planet is to use energy and natural resources in your home wisely.

PTA Council opposed to V-Chip rating

V-Chip rating by Sue Kenney & Rhonda McKim, Chairs, "TV: Be Smart, Watch Smart"
Northshore PTA Council is joining forces with the National PTA to voice our opposition to the V-Chip rating systems presented by the TV Rating Implementation Group.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor are welcome and encouraged. Please send them to us at: P.O. Box 587 or 13342 NE 175th St. (Woodgate Mall); 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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Citizens can help build Wilmot Park

Wilmot Park Did you know that the city is getting ready to build Wilmot Community Park this summer? Permits are being prepared and construction drawings finished. What does this mean for you besides the prospect of a great new park?

King County needs to fix stream

fix stream King County just can't forget its singsong about "developments upstream" causing the Hollywood Intersection flooding "since the mid-1980s," nor that then was "about the time" when the stream was realigned.

Thank you, friends of Cedar County

Cedar County After nearly three years of serving as president of Cedar County Committee, I have submitted my resignation to the board of directors of this volunteer organization.

Commuter wants answers

traffic flow The placement of railings on the sides of the Woodinville-Duvall Road, although a valuable safety addition, clearly indicates that [there is] absolutely no intention of widening or improving the traffic flow on that road.

Noise from shooting range unbearable

shooting range My farm is just across the river from the new commercial shooting range described in your recent article (Valley View, March 10, 1997). My belief is that before the range opened, the property was used for farming, and a dog boarding and training operation.

Benefit auction a big success

benefit auction On Friday, March 14th, the parents and students of Cherry Valley Elementary hosted our 2nd Camp Orkila auction. Each year, the fifth grade class at Cherry Valley attends the five-day outdoor education camp at Camp Orkila.

Thanks to Family Grocer

Family Grocer The Sno-Valley Seniors are deeply grateful to the Family Grocer in Duvall.