Northwest NEWS

April 10, 2000


Letters to the Editor

King County is kidding itself

traffic congestionWriting from the informed basis of a news reporter, Marshall Haley's April 3rd [commentary] on useless traffic projects was especially interesting. His comment that light-rail won't be the answer to our prayers is right on.

If you build it, they will definitely come

traffic congestionMr. Haley and his "multitude" want the state paved over to make way for cars and people who don't want to carpool. He says, "If we don't build it, they won't come." Seems to me they already have come.

Thanks for the help

skateboard parkWoodinville Parks & Recreation Department wants to thank Kirshner Trailer, Woodinville Lumber, and Woodinville Signs, for helping with our faux skateboard/BMX ramp float for the All Fools' Day Parade.

A child's emergency should come before store's policy

common decencyI am writing this letter to inform people of an incident that happened to my three-year-old son and me. I am concerned for our community. I would not have expected this to happen anywhere, much less here.

Proposal is hard to read without a copy

quarry applicationI was reading your story in the March 27th Valley View, regarding the quarry information meeting put on by the proponents. I noticed Mr. Jackels said he hopes that people will read the completed application.

Results of county's bogus UPD traffic analysis available now

UPD traffic analysisIn response to a FOIA request, King County has finally released their analysis of the traffic on Novelty Hill Road after build-out of the UPDs. The conclusions confirm that the UPD analysis was bogus.

A new era may be dawning for education

parent dissatisfactionOn Saturday, April 1st, parents, educators, and administrators came together for candid discussions of topics chosen by the attendees.

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