Northwest NEWS

January 17, 2000

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

State's property tax relief will be too little, too late

tax reliefThe state claims that they will, over a period of time, lower property taxes. We all know that any property tax relief offered by the state will be too little and too late.

Arts should be fully integrated into the curriculum

tax leviesI believe that public education is the cornerstone of our democracy. I support public school education in order to prepare our children to take an active educated role as citizens in our country.

School district employees deserve the best

school employeesI was saddened by the tone of a letter that appeared recently denouncing school district employees. The writers were unhappy that January 3rd was a vacation day in the Riverview School District.

Voters should say Y2K (Yes to Kids)

tech levyWe know as parents and community members that we must prepare our children to participate and grow in the world in which they live today.

Duvall Library a busy place

Duvall LibraryBesides a monthly circulation of eight to nine thousand items, the Duvall Library offers entertaining and popular programs for adults and children. Crafts, magicians, animals, music--a wide variety of topics enchant those who come.

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