July 18, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 13

Council debates 'warzone' fireworks

The discussion of banning or heavily restricting fireworks in Medical Lake took a serious step forward as a result of the recent Fourth of July celebration in the city.

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Councilman Howard Jorgenson was first to bring up the subject at the Tuesday, July 16 City Council meeting.

“There is a difference between fireworks and these M-80s,” he said, noting that he couldn’t hear the TV in his living room even when it was set at maximum volume.

He further noted that having houses all around lighting off the bigger fireworks was a little too much.

“I don’t know how anybody gets any enjo...

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