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Letter: In recognition of public safety communications

  • Apr 18, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Apr 21, 2016 at 10:42AM

Every year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. The National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week recognizes the invaluable work of telecommunicators, who provide that vital link to public safety services we rely upon daily.

 

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Letter | Mobility 21 plan will make a bad situation worse

  • May 12, 2016 at 8:30AM

I read with interest Kemper Freemen's latest attempt to hinder, if not eliminate, plans for expanding mass transit in our region. He's correct that we are "woefully behind on transportation needs," and $86 billion is a large price for more buses, light rail and trains.

Letter | Fire authority thanks voters for support, will consider new plans for fire districts

  • May 4, 2016 at 3:30PM

On behalf of Fire Districts 10 and 38, I would like to thank voters for participating in the recent election.

Letter: Horse slaughter plants should not be funded in ag appropriations bill

  • Apr 8, 2016 at 9:30AM

Senator Murray has an imminent opportunity to support not only Washington constituents' wishes but a majority of Americans'.

Letter | Rising property taxes are unfair burden on seniors

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 4:45PM

Do you really think that property and other taxes are fair to the senior citizens that are living on a fixed income, especially when property taxes alone are over $4,000 a year?

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