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Those of us who work or live in the Snoqualmie Valley have a young man in our midst that we need to recognize.
I didn’t know that my statement of forgetting to ‘close the gate’ would cause such a reaction. Many have expressed their views of why they want a hotel.
It is my understanding that the North Bend Planning Commission approved, by a 4-3 vote, the change to Interchange Mixed Use zoning that will allow the construction of a hotel south of Interstate 90.
While I could take issue with each of Mr. Shadel’s myth-versus-fact scenarios, I am specifically troubled by his statement that none of the pending proposals cut Medicare benefits or increase out-of-pocket costs for Medicare services.
For the past four years, the mayor has run the city to the best of his ability, but the citizens need to pay attention and notice that he no longer has their best interests at heart.
This law should be approved! Voters should be reminded that, despite how the opposition may intend to mislead, this is not a gay marriage issue. The ballot statement clearly states, “a domestic partnership is not a marriage.”
It is my pleasure to recommend Mr. Ryan Kolodejchuk, who resides in the newly-annexed Wood River neighborhood, for one of the open city council positions in North Bend.
I moved to North Bend more than 15 years ago. I love it here! I will not love a Hampton Inn marking the “Mountains-to-Sound” hillside.
I am requesting that if the city does allow a hotel on this property, it should not have a restaurant. I recognize that limited food service may be needed. If so, I ask that it have a very limited menu and under no circumstances be allowed to serve alcohol.
The city of North Bend changed the zoning because it was in the best interest of the health and welfare of all concerned citizens to properly balance the conflicting interests of the commercial investors and residential owners.
I’m writing today in support of economic development in North Bend. A hotel that is located with the city’s land use goals in mind and compatible with adjacent land uses would no doubt help make North Bend “easy to reach, hard to leave.”
I am firmly in favor of the Wyrsch motel planned at exit 31. It is needed. It will not be a detriment to the surroundings.
I am writing to offer my deepest thanks to Sean Sundwall. Sean is the organizer behind the recently completed Railroad Days Fun Run as well as other five- and 10-kilometer races in the Valley.
After reading the letter to the editor in the Aug. 26 edition regarding concerns for the proposed North Bend hotel, we felt compelled to respond.
At a recent city council meeting in Carnation, I gave the council an update of the rest of the August 16 flood meeting — the last hour, when the council members left before they could hear the testimony of those of us who signed up to speak.
I encourage the North Bend City Council to approve an amendment to current zoning regulations which would allow a hotel facility at Exit 31.
I have many concerns regarding the implementation of an amendment to the North Bend Municipal Code to allow hotel
It is an official policy of the City of North Bend to “pursue the development of a hotel and/or motel with meeting space in the Pacific Northwest style and North Bend’s image.” There is a good reason for this policy.
Rather than a levy to restore funding to King County law enforcement, it might be less expensive and more effective if taxpayers legally armed themselves after, if need be, undergoing gun safety and self-defense training.