Other power sources and improvements needed
|Our public utilities have finally caught on. If the oil companies and coffee corporations can claim shortages and raise prices, why can't they?|
Parents Smile on Schools' Approach to Standards
|The academic standards efforts of public schools have sustained steady scrutiny and vociferous voices of critics.|
Locke budget is trouble for taxpayers
|Governor Locke's new general-fund spending package totals $22.7 billion - an increase of more than $2 billion over the previous biennial budget.|
No wonder the Feds are happy to make local officials the bad guys
|How many citizens are aware of local fish protection requirements as proposed by Tri-County officials under their 4(d) Rule Proposal of November 2000 - the rules by which we avoid the tyranny of federal controls?.|
Traffic on Novelty Hill Road has grown faster than expected
|During the public hearings for Redmond Ridge and Blakely Ridge, King County Dept. of Transportation (DOT) determined that the developments would generate an incredible 49,850 vehicle-trips that would use just three access routes.|
Efforts to protect salmon will be reasonable in Snohomish County
|The survival of our Northwest chinook salmon passed a significant milestone on Jan. 8 when a federal law took effect making it illegal to harm chinook or their habitat.|
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.
Click here to send a letter via e-mail.