Northwest NEWS

September 20, 1999


Guest Editorial

Student success should be the priority, not political agendas

student successPolitical squabbles are not going to help students. As legislators, it's time to put aside agendas and start working on behalf of the children, not ourselves.

Letters to the Editor

It is possible to control our tax growth; let's save some of that old green stuff

tax growthEach September, the City of Woodinville plans and prepares its budget. In reviewing the tax revenues of the last five years, there are some distinctive trends.

Voting is a privilege, but issues are too complicated

complicated issuesI received a flyer Sept. 1 regarding the Police Levy. I consider it too complicated. I hope the issues in the November election will not be complicated.

Groundbreaking is acknowledgement of Duvall's decline

Duvall's declineReading the August 30th edition of the Valley View, I noted a disturbing picture of a Safeway groundbreaking down near Big Rock road and SR-203 just south of Duvall.

Thanks to everyone who helped raise money to support the Sno-Valley Senior Center

Sno-Valley Senior CenterI had the pleasure of chairing the Classic Raffle for the Sno-Valley Seniors this year. This is one of their biggest fundraisers of the year.

Who does the Association represent? Residents want to know

Hollywood Hill AssociationWell, there seems to be quite a bit of dissension among the Hollywood Hill dwellers and the Hollywood Hill Association leaders.

Thankfully, Bothell Water District came to the rescue

Bothell Water DistrictOn Thursday, Sept. 2nd, what looked like a seepage or a new spring was discovered at a home in the Woodcrest Estates. By Friday, Sept. 3rd, the "spring" was flowing at a rate of about 40 gallons per minute.

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