Northwest NEWS

June 12, 2000


Letters to the Editor

Let the City Council know your feelings

Duvall City CouncilI am on a task force that has been appointed to update parts of the 1994 Duvall Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is a document that guides development in the city.

Groups have vowed to fight on

TreemontOn Monday, June 5, the King County Council remanded back to the Hearing Examiner the controversial plat on Treemont. By a vote of 10 to 3, the Council rejected the developer's arguments.

Ruralites have already paid for fish habitat protection

fish habitat protectionThere is no justification for the SWM tax to be applied to any non-urban area. We ruralites have already paid for fish habitat protection through downzoning and regulatory-lockup controls.

There are drawbacks to cellular phones

cellular phonesThe article in the June 5th edition about programs to recycle inactive or old cellular telephones for emergency use did a good job of pointing out the potential benefits, but not a serious drawback to using these phones.

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