Northwest NEWS

May 8, 2000


Letters to the Editor

Passing on the right is illegal and unsafe

passing on rightIn response to Nick Questad's letter appearing in the May 1st edition of the Woodinville Weekly, I AGREE! Nick would like to see something done to make the intersection of 165th St. and Avondale Road safer.

Responsibility rests in the home

responsibilityWouldn't it be ridiculous to blame my competent dentist for my tooth decay if I didn't brush and floss regularly, or my otherwise productive realtor for not selling my home if I didn't keep it in client-worthy condition?

Snoqualmie Valley is overdeveloped

overdevelopmentIt's time for all of us who live in this valley to stand up and help protect it from unrestricted growth.

Books, coloring materials needed

donations neededFor my Northshore School District community service project, I have chosen to solicit books and coloring materials for the elementary school-age children of migrant worker families who come to Pasco, Washington, during the cherry harvest.

Thank you for being our teachers

Teacher Appreciation WeekThis is Teacher Appreciation Week. We would like to thank all our teachers at Tolt Middle School for all their hard work and dedication to our children.

Amendments will have a worse effect on landowners and rural character

comp plan amendmentsNew clearing and grading and forest-cover-restoration requirements in King County's proposed 2000 comprehensive plan amendments will have a worse effect on landowners and traditional rural character.

Students want to know about Woodinville

inquiring studentsWe are 4th grade teachers in Rossville, Illinois, who have our students working on a millennium project to learn more about the U.S. through responses of other students and people living in different places.

Open letter to foster parents

foster parentsMay is National Foster Child Month. CHAP foster parents are an awesome group. No wonder there is such warmth behind the thanks this spring brings your way.

Friends of Cherry Valley is not the only opponent

Duvall quarryWe don't need anyone to tell us how the proposed quarry will "affect" our valley. We know that already. But does Mr. Jackels?

Letters to the Editor are welcome and encouraged. Please send them to us at: P.O. Box 587 or 13342 NE 175th St. (Woodgate Mall); Woodinville, WA 98072; or deliver them to our office. They may also be faxed to (425) 486-7593. Letters must be signed and must include a daytime telephone number for confirmation. They may be edited.

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