APRIL 7, 1997

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Guest Columns

Library in the middle of constitutional issue

Internet access by Bill Ptacek
Recent letters have commented on the pros and cons of the library's full Internet access, with general agreement that the Internet expands the King County Library System's resources.

Electrical cords can cause fires

electrical fires by Terri Jones
On April 3, the Northshore Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire. King County Fire Investigators determined the cause of the fire was electrical.

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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Bob Dixon will be missed

Bob Dixon Last week, Bob and newly-retired Elizabeth Dixon sold their home in Arbor Ridge and moved out of state to be near their children and grandchildren, leaving Woodinville less colorful with their absence.

Disaster can bring out best in people

disaster assistance We would like to extend our most heartfelt thanks to the members of the Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District. We live in the Sunridge Condominiums, which were struck by a mudslide in the early hours of Wednesday morning, March 19.

Ring Hill no place for 300-foot tower

Ring Hill tower The news coverage [last week] of the proposed 300-foot tower on Ring Hill gave the county's views in detail, but failed to mention the overwhelming rejection by the impacted neighbors. A few were mentioned.

Rural roads for rural areas

rural roads Ms. Ochoa (Opinion, March 24) believes the county has no intention of widening the Woodinville-Duvall road. I certainly hope she is correct. The county plans adopted for the next six years are prioritized to try and meet the needs for transportation in the urban area.

English Hill historical notes

English Hill I thought some of your readers might like to know the origins of the name "English Hill." My grandfather, John Wesley English, and his wife, Rose, moved west from Minnesota to Puget Sound in the early years of this century.

Historian needs information

information request I am an aviation historian presently reviewing a case concerning 2d Lt. James W. Strong from Bothell, Washington. Lt. Strong was lost during a bombing raid on Germany on 23 March 1944.

Valley support a comfort in time of grief

thanks for support Our family would like to say thank you to everyone who came to say good-bye to our grandson, Justin. We would like to give special thanks to our dear friends Patty and Jamie for all their help in our families time of need.

Outpouring of concern overwhelming

thanks for support Our family wishes to extend a very sincere "thank you" to all the folks in Duvall, Carnation, and the surrounding areas for their concern during our son's recent automobile accident. The outpouring of support from the local community members and churches was overwhelming.