Northwest NEWS

September 13, 1999


Guest Editorial

'You Don't Have to Be Buzzed to Be Busted'

underage drinkingBased on feedback from Washington teens and 20-year-olds, young adults are not worried about getting "busted" for drinking and driving after just one beer, much less injuring or killing someone or themselves in a car crash.

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, Woodinville, for years of memories

years of memoriesOur first memory of Woodinville was of 175th St. being torn up, and of course, we thought it was done just for us. We settled into our 7-Eleven store and began to grow with the city.

Bill shows lack of vision

tax billCongress has just passed a $792 billion tax cut over the next ten years based on a one trillion dollar surplus in the federal budget. This huge surplus, however, is mostly an illusion.

Residents need to know about new ordinances

ordinances hearingsWhen King County exempts existing commercial farming, but not hobby farming from its proposed new cleaning and grading (C&G) rules, it's hurting the commercial farming it professes to support.

Future holds more road projects

road projectsValley residents, already smarting from delays and detours for road maintenance, have yet another year of projects to look forward to in 2000.

Angels are much appreciated

guardian angelsI know that little girls become successful young women because they believe in themselves and never let their dreams perish. But I also know that little girls cannot dream and achieve on their own. There are always angels standing nearby.

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