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Respect leash laws

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 4:38PM

As a dog owner who often walks her two rescued foster dogs in Dockton Forest, I respectfully ask other dog enthusiasts to please keep their animals on a leash while enjoying the trails


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It makes sense to avoid harmful products

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Regarding the article about honeybee decline (“Honeybee decline causes concern on Vashon,” July 9), there is one thing that wasn’t mentioned.

Mental illness can affect anyone

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

In responding to the letter from Clair Englander (“Thriftway has crossed a line with gun owners,” July 9), I do not wish to debate the ethics of gun control or concealed weapons. I would like to discuss the statement that if a gun massacre happened, “it would not be one of our Vashon gun owners” but “some mentally ill person.”

Thriftway’s stand is reasonable and safety-minded

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

I am writing regarding last week’s letter about Thriftway’s new gun policy.

Thriftway has crossed a line with gun owners

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 9:00AM

Thriftway is now a “no weapons, no drugs” zone. What in the world? Vashon is a small community with a thriving Sportsmen’s Club, many hunters and many longtime residents who carry concealed. I just can’t think why Thriftway needs this sign other than to jump on the bandwagon of “think with your emotions” anti-gun sentiment.

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