Northwest NEWS

January 11, 1999


Guest Editorial

Winter got you down? Blues, melancholy, doldrums?

winter bluesFall and winter are the most common times to be less than our usual best. Although most other creatures know it's time to hibernate or fly south, for most of us, that's not an option.

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, Rep. Backlund

Rep. BacklundThe outlook for our area and this state is certainly more positive than it might have been, thanks in great part of the accomplishments of 45th District Rep. Bill Backlund.

A letter to post office patrons

Maltby Food BankThe Maltby Food Bank families were richly blessed with all the gifts you gave to them this year. Thank you for helping us provide a special Christmas for our families.

Re: Navigating around the waters

NE 124th St.No significant problems? Come on. For people who commute to Duvall, the problem was on your front page!

Salmon Recovery program could add to the potential havoc

Salmon RecoveryIt makes one shudder at the potential havoc that will ensue due to the misguided, scientifically-void Salmon Recovery program proposed by Governor Gary Locke.

Why isn't the 1999 benefit charge rate lower?

benefit chargeThe Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District's notice of its 1999 "benefit charge" of $.325/$1,000 of assessed valuation raises questions.

Response from the community was truly heartwarming

community responseRecently, some friends of our family experienced a tragedy that we all hope we will never have to deal with. On the evening of Dec. 22, they had a house fire that burned them out of their Woodinville home.

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