Northwest NEWS

February 28, 2000

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Quarry deserves to be opposed

quarry oppositionI agree there was a time when clearcutting and logging trucks roaring through town were an everyday occurrence and few dared speak against it. But to say people are against rock quarries isn't exactly correct.

Although deforestation is painful, we are only caretakers of the land we own

deforestationWe are all responsible for our own borders, and we are caretakers of the land we own and the things that live on that land with us.

It's Girl Scout cookie time

Girl Scout cookiesThe Girl Scout cookie sale is being held through March 12 this year. The Woodinville Girl Scouts of Service Unit 410 have set up site sales at many Woodinville businesses to make it convenient to buy the cookies.

Savings could help community

I-695 savingsI just got my car tabs in the mail. I-695 did bring their cost down a bunch. I figure I saved about $500. So what should I do with that extra money?

Expenses continue, so must funding

Monroe Schools levyBecause levies are only one to four years in duration, they cover expenses for the amount of time corresponding to their length of issuance. Do the expenses expire? Of course not.

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