JUNE 2, 1997

 The Edwards Agency

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

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Recreational tax would fund more recreation

recreation tax I would like to respond to the concerns of Joan Atlas in her letter to the editor (May 19, 1997). I am referring to her distress about a proposed admission tax of up to 5% on activities

Deputy mayor responds to concerns

admission tax There was a letter to the editor (May 19) from a citizen concerned about the admission tax that the city will soon be imposing. I appreciate her concerns and would like to respond to them.

A different theory about why tree was removed

tree removal In response to Paul Jensen's letter (May 26) explaining why the big cottonwood was removed from JB Instant Lawn's north field: I am not sure if you realize that the cottonwood tree removed was an eagle-roosting tree.

Quick response, skilled care: Thanks, Woodinville Medics, Fire Department & Police

911 response Our family wants you to know how very much we appreciated your services April 26th when you responded to Mom's 911 call. You arrived quickly and provided skilled care.

Christian persecution ignored

Christian persecution Did you know that an estimated 160,000 Christians were murdered worldwide in 1996? This doesn't include the countless others who were tortured, imprisoned, or sold into slavery.

Search for Donna, childhood sweetheart

childhood sweetheart Lowell Green, a Hurst, Texas resident, was a second-grader in 1953 and attending class in nearby Fort Worth, Texas. So was little Donna, the apple of his eye.

'Last valley' could be 'lost valley'

lost valley Remlinger Farms has applied to the City of Carnation for a permit to construct an outdoor ampitheater on their property, and to hold up to 16 concerts per year with up to 8,000 people attending each one.

Outrage at Medalia's action

employee terminated I am a patient of Ted Ritter's, and when I phoned to speak to him recently, I was shocked to hear he was no longer with Medalia at Duvall Family Health Clinic. He had been terminated. I feel a sense of outrage at the way Ted Ritter has been treated.