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Plan for paramedics sounds half-baked

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 3:00PM

Although our community was informed that Vashon Island Fire & Rescue’s (VIFR) paramedic program is being absorbed into South King County, we have not received any updates on this move or what the actual impact to our community will be.


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Use fireworks safely and responsibly to avoid a fire this holiday

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 10:18AM

For many years Vashon has enjoyed the benefits of responsible fireworks usage — we have had four years of no fireworks injuries and fires.

Supreme Court ruling paves the way for true equality

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 10:16AM

I just heard the news that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of equal marriage rights. Although I had expected it, I felt a visceral reaction to the announcement. It will not end discrimination or bigotry, but it moves our country one step closer to true equal rights.

VARSA’s missing sign served a purpose

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 12:59PM

Somehow one of our brand new sandwich boards went missing sometime between June 12 and 14. It was placed on the northwest corner of the Sound Food intersection (Vashon Highway and SW 204th Street).

Beloved dog was friendly to others

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 12:57PM

We were very sorry to hear that Howard, the beloved guide dog of Lost Lake, is no longer with us (Paid obituary, June 17).

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