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Preserve the Nokomis building | Letter

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  • Mar 19, 2015 at 4:22PM

The Nokomis Clubhouse, that little yellow house by Redmond Way & 161 Street, is set to be demolished and turned into a five-story apartment complex. My heart sinks every time I walk by and realize this building may not be here for future generations to enjoy.

 

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We should fund transit AND fight global warming | Letters

  • Mar 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

Two weeks ago, my wife and I were riding Sound Transit home from Benaroya Hall to Redmond at 9:30 p.m. This was far outside of regular commuting hours, and yet nearly every seat on the bus was occupied.

Rep. Goodman ignored FGM ban | Letter

  • Mar 14, 2015 at 9:00AM

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a barbaric practice that should be banned throughout the world. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of girls at risk of FGM — roughly 500,000 — has more than doubled in the United States since 2000.

RHS students: Tobacco prevention education can save lives | Letter

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 9:48AM

We are a student body of 1,864 and we each have our own story of how tobacco has impacted us, our friends and our family members. The use of tobacco products in high schools like e-cigs and cigarettes is increasing rapidly and something needs to be done about it.

Transportation issue is severe, complicated | Letter

  • Mar 13, 2015 at 9:45AM

Thanks for your great article on transportation on page 6 of the March 6 edition. This is the topic that keeps me up at night as we are in a crisis. The transportation issue is so severe and complicated as it is caused by so many factors, including annexations, competing interests and with a huge difference in power balance.

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