Northwest NEWS

October 14, 2002


Thanks for the warm meal

*Quite often we firefighters return from an emergency only to find our prepared meals cold and in need of reheating.

Your pet deserves a "forever home"

*I'll tell you as much as I know about the short lives of two cats I was fortunate to have met in the last 1-12 years. I wish the story was longer, but you will see soon why that would be impossible.

County has a captive audience

*Regarding King County's permit processing department's fees "being charged at various rates, sometimes as high as $132 per hour," as stated by King County Executive Ron Sims at the Sept. 30 Unincorporated Area Council's meeting:

Volunteers, donors and businesses made Releaf a success

*Woodinville's Sammamish ReLeaf 2002 habitat restoration project (Saturday, October 5th) was a wonderful event.

A public/private partnership might solve the problem of pool closures

*I attended the Monday night City of Woodinville council meeting where there was strong participation from the citizens of Woodinville and the high school swim team.

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