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Mr. Eric Yotz’s letter on big box stores is exactly right! The character of our Valley towns will die if we kowtow to the lust for Chinese crap.
"Celebrating People in Action" certainly describes the caring St. Vincent de Paul volunteers at Our Lady of Sorrow Parish who helped 626 Snoqualmie Valley area needy to prevent eviction, hunger, utility shut-off and more through home visits and other contacts in 2009.
I was appalled at what seemed like mindless responses to the March 24 question of the week, which was “Would you like to see a big box store in the Valley?” I’ll give credit to one respondent who implied that it might increase the tax base for our schools... that is, until it runs our small businesses out of town.
Dear people of North Bend: We need a dynamic vision, not just a mission statement, a vision that guides all of our decisions regarding North Bend's development.
Roger Cleven wrote of his disappointment on the community center decision and compared the process to the health care debate. The comparison is apt in that the issue has polarized our community with often rancorous debate and personal attacks. I am pleased with the decision, but this letter isn't to rehash that issue.
I am becoming increasingly concerned over the trend to push North Bend's Exit 31 into the mold of another Issaquah.
I’m very disappointed in the leaders in Snoqualmie. The idea of a community center has been voted down a couple times. This seems just like Obamacare. “Forget what the people want. We’ll do what we want.”
A hearing examiner ruled in 2002 that the area south of I-90 is a sensitive area and should be a 16-hour operation only. A four-story hotel would certainly not be a 16-hour operation.
I once heard the expression “Standing on the shoulders of giants.” I now understand what that means.The volunteering members of the Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church… Continue reading