Letters to the Editor

Let’s keep looking out for one another

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

We have a special culture here that I think of as “the Vashon Way.” People look out for each other and are helpful without being asked. One of the first winters after we moved to Vashon 24 years ago, a mid-day storm knocked an alder across our driveway while my husband and I both were at work.


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Upcoming Granny’s Attic move will displace athletes

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

When Granny’s Attic moves to its new location, more than 250 boys baseball players and girls softball players will lose the only indoor place available to practice on Vasho

The group is integral to island education

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

For the past two years I, and many others, have been teaching to the Common Core State Standards. We have been doing this work while using a variety of sources. In this time I have been witness to a change in the students’ attitudes toward math.

Many criticize the government until they need it

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

“Everyone hates the government, until they need a friend,” has been a truism in American politics since Colonial times. Bill Rowling’s letter to the editor, (“Fix the Economy First”, April 16) rehashes all of the popular arguments about the vile nature of government regulation/bureaucracy/corruption and its war against business.

Representatives are not honoring their oaths of office

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:21AM

I’m writing to strongly disagree with Sharon Nelson, who says that progress is blocked by a divided legislature. (“Progress blocked by a divided Legistature,” April 2.)

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