APRIL 14, 1997

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Opinion

Guest Column

Increasing opportunity with welfare, school reform

reforms by Rep. Kathy Lambert
After 60 years, the Legislature this week approved legislation that represents a significant philosophical and cultural shift in how best to help those in need.

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Cartoon

cartoon A "letter to the editor" (political cartoon) from Marsha Engel, Woodinville City Councilmember.

Resignation is tragic

resignation It's tragic that Joe Meneghini felt it necessary to offer his resignation, for whatever reason.

'These proceedings are closed'

recall effort Speaking as a public servant, I wish to thank those citizens and firefighters who supported the leadership of the Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District. I refer to the recent dismissal of all charges in King County Superior Court for a recall vote.

Firefighters union responds

union response I am president of the International Association of Firefighters, Local 2950, representing all full-time firefighters and battalion chiefs of Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District, and as president, I am responsible for ensuring that the rights of all union members are protected.

County is inaccurate on Ring Hill tower

Ring Hill tower A couple of new points may be of interest. King County officials with the Land Use Division have had the Ring Hill location for a 300-foot-tall communications tower for over three years.

Bassets are still howling

Basset Bash By now, the Bassets have howled again! And, from a greater distance than the first time I heard them, I wonder if oldtime Woodinville natives stopped for a moment during the All Fools' Day Parade to reflect on times gone by.

Like living in a war zone

shooting range I wish to respond to the article in the Valley View (Mar. 10, 1997) regarding Northwest Shooting Clays in Fall City, which the Carlson family opened on their property last summer.