Northwest NEWS

May 17, 1999


Letters to the Editor

It's time for all of us to speak out on tragedy and its causes

tragedyMost often, I keep my opinions to myself on matters like this. Aside from the tired old phrases such as "Isn't it terrible?" or "How can people do this?" I've stayed silent.

Could the same be done for us?

disaster reliefOn May 5th, I discovered through the Seattle Chapter of the American Red Cross that no organization had come forward at that time in relief efforts for the victims of the tornadoes that hit Kansas and Oklahoma.

Tower placement will damage home values in area

cellular towerI've learned from a King County source that the cellular tower will not be erected in the center of the 76-acre Duvall landfill. Rather, it will be erected in the northwest corner of the property.

How much do readers know about the Cross-Cascades Pipeline?

Cross-Cascades PipelineThe proposed Woodinville-to-Pasco petroleum line would run 230 miles through sole source aquifers affecting private wells and through 1,000 acres of wetlands, including the headwaters of Bear Creek.

Secretary of State leaves impressive legacy of service to citizens

Ralph MunroI want to add my voice to the chorus of adulation paid to Washington's soon-to-be retired Secretary of State, Ralph Munro.

Letters from our Young Readers

young readersThis week's letters are from sixth graders at Woodmoor Elementary who want to improve their school. They are asking for assistance from the community.

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