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Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Everett


Farmers market is a great project

The farmers market development outlined in Monday's paper sounds terrific. The year-round market, apartments, hotel and public plaza in Everett will meet the needs of a large number of citizens, as well as offering employment to many. In contrast, the proposed construction of a terminal, and the addition of commercial flights at Paine Field in Everett, is the direct -- and decidedly negative -- opposite, providing benefits for a few at the cost (air and noise pollution, traffic jams, depreciated value of property) of so many. Let's hope the Snohomish County Council can tell the difference and acts accordingly.
Chris Salditt
Mukilteo
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