APRIL 21, 1997

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What is happening at Woodinville City Hall?

Woodinville April 18, 1997, was Joe Meneghini's last day as Woodinville's first official City Manager. It was reported that he "resigned." The aftermath of that announcement resulted in more questions than answers about his "resignation."

Youth suicide is a community tragedy

suicide A young 15-year-old Northshore School District student, somebody's child, recently took his own life. This is a tragedy not only for his family, his friends, and schoolmates, but for the entire community.

Letters to the Editor

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Ring Hill tower for emergency service

Ring Hill tower Regarding the tower controversy on Ring Hill: One letter referred to the tower as a cellular tower, and another complained about the aesthetic look of the tower in the area of nice expensive homes.

Remove billboard advertisement

offensive billboard Every time I drive down the 175th Street hill to the red light at the corner of 140th Avenue, I get a snootful of "Joe Camel's" worst.

Hypocritical finagling of policies

county hypocrisy Re: 1997 Amendments to the 1994 King County Comprehensive Plan: This is the most hypocritical finagling of policies to enable specific athletic fields on specific Sammamish Valley properties that is imaginable.

Benefit an overwhelming success

benefit dinner As a follow-up to the article in the April 7 edition, I would like to thank the community for its support in our endeavor. The benefit held at Leota Jr. High on April 12 for Linda Evans, a victim of a brain tumor, was an overwhelming success.

Community needs to care a little more

value of caring When considering family, Christopher Reeve said, "We are all family, and we all have value." But what about those of us who feel alone and less valued?

Cedarcrest needs stadium

Cedarcrest stadium I go to Cedarcrest High School in Duvall. I really like going to Cedarcrest except for one thing: We don't have a field for football, soccer, or track. We don't even have a field for PE class. The only thing we have are a couple of practice fields.

Mining bills are bad

mining bills Citizens need to let their legislators know that the mining bills before them are the frantic act of the mining industry to get their way at the expense of the rest of us.