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Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Safer and more pleasant

Local cyclists have proposed that an official bike route be designated between Wenatchee and Leavenworth, with posted “BIKE ROUTE” signs pointing the way, mostly along our existing back roads.

Orchardists, residents, and county commissioners who have reservations about this procedure might consider that these signs are hardly for the benefit of local cyclists. Virtually all of us who choose to ride up the Wenatchee Valley already do so on these scenic and lightly traveled side roads…

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