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Thumbs up to the King County Library System for its latest major upgrade in our neck of the woods.
I would like to suggest three ways for people to use all or part of their economic stimulus tax rebate: (1) Make a financial gift to charity and help a neighbor in need who is suffering from layoff, injury, illness or the effects of poverty. (2) Spend some of your rebate at a non-profit thrift stor. Stretch your funds and help a worthy mission. (3) Finally, if you really have to buy a new furniture set or plasma TV, contact a charity and offer your good-condition used one.
Thank you for putting our Boy Scouts picture in the paper. Thank you for all you do for our community. I really enjoy the paper. I noticed the web version seems to have more content. I like that as well.
In the last election, I was elected on a reform platform to try and bring more transparency to governing King County Public Hospital District 1 (Valley Medical Center). I want to thank you for the trust that so many citizens and voters have placed in myself and other elected officials to work together to ensure public resources are being used for the maximum public good.
For all the gains Metro Transit has made in ridership and expanded service over the years, there’s been a bit of a disconnect in some comparatively underserved areas.
It’s spring, and you know what that means?
It’s expected that transportation will be the biggest local issue in the 2008 elections. Most people aren’t happy. But instead of trying to find scapegoats, let’s review some history to see why we’re paying higher transportation taxes for longer commutes.
Suffering from calendar confusion? You and me both, my friend.
Put aside for a moment the pros and cons of Dino Rossi’s just released transportation plan and consider this: It outlines what direction we should go in, why, how to get there, and how we’ll pay for it. Sound unusual? It should. No gubernatorial candidate or sitting governor has done that in nearly 30 years.
Diverging interests that might become more prominent soon in Maple Valleywere at play at a meeting at Covington City Hall last Wednesday.
Here’s what King County calls proper treatment of animals in its animal shelters: