Northwest NEWS

March 15, 1999


Letters to the Editor

Putting profit ahead of environment is short-sighted

salmon enhancementA frequent writer to Letters to the Editor decries salmon recovery efforts as a thinly-disguised attempt to enrich commercial fishermen at the expense of local farmers. What a bunch of hooey!

A star player retires

star playerWhen Janice Olmsted cleaned out her locker after 30 years of helping to save and improve lives in the operating rooms in Washington, there were no headlines and no public fanfare.

Association is proceeding carefully

Valley Recreation AssociationThe Valley Recreation Association continues to foster the dream of building an indoor swimming pool in the lower Snoqualmie Valley in memory of Steve Rush and John Eastman.

Self-employed people need consideration

self-employed peopleSelf-employed individuals rely upon you, their customer, for their income. It has always been this way; however, in the Woodinville area, it seems to be problematic.

It's time to look an athlete in the eye

stadium bondWhy is it that a home field is considered to be too grandiose? Why does Cedarcrest not deserve a home field for practice, home meets, and events?

4-H Club says thanks

stadium bondThe Woodinville Ridge Riders 4-H Club recently held our winter community service project. We collected prescription medicines and infant supplies for an orphanage in Haiti.

Hold legislators responsible for commitment to the environment

forest landTen million acres of Washington forests are in grave danger. SB-5896/HB-2091 would allow the timber industry to determine how all of the forest land not owned by the federal government will be managed for the next 50 years.

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 (425) 486-7593. Letters must be signed and must include a daytime telephone number for confirmation. They may be edited.

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