Northwest NEWS

May 22, 2000


Guest Editorial

America, buckle up your children

Operation ABC MobilizationAcross the nation, thousands of law enforcement agencies will be conducting Operation ABC Mobilization--a nationwide push to enforce child passenger safety and seat belt laws.

Letters to the Editor

Old Woodinville was a wonderful place

Gene MackThat was a very nice Publisher's Note following Gene Mack's obituary in the May 1st edition. I knew Mack (and Edna, his wife) when I was a little boy spending summer vacations at my grandparents' property.

Substitute teachers need fair compensation

substitute teachersWhere in Washington are workers required to have college degrees and special certificates, yet receive no leave to earn them?

Blind left turn

Blind left turnTwo months ago, I relocated to the city of Woodinville. I love it here (despite the obvious traffic congestion). But every day, I risk life and limb making a left turn into the Sunridge condo complex.

Does our Evergreen Hospital District recognize no limits?

Evergreen Hospital DistrictRight on the heels of opening a new health clinic on the Sammamish Plateau, Evergreen Healthcare is planning for a similar facility in Duvall.

If passing on the right side is illegal, why doesn't someone do something about it?

passing on the rightIt happens often where I am stopped on the Woodinville-Duvall Road in front of my house so I can make a lefthand turn into my driveway.

Updated GMP provisions will benefit Valley residents for the long term

GMP provisionsWe are writing to express our support for several issues being addressed in the current update of King County's Growth Management Plan.

Hopefully, efforts will make a difference for kids

GMP provisionsThank you to the Riverview School District for inviting us to the two-day planning session on May 5th and 6th. We hope our collaborative efforts make a difference.

Community support appreciated

community supportI wanted to let folks know how happy and moved I was at the end of our performance on Saturday, May 13, at Pumps and Grinds. We've got a great community out here; I am proud to be a part of it.

Letter from a young reader

youth violenceWe have a huge problem in today's society. Youth violence is taking over in our schools. When you wake up in the morning, do you feel safe sending your children to school?

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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