Letters to the Editor

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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Fix the economy first

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:19AM

Everyone on Vashon has heard about the K2 problems. It’s the NIMBY big government culture. They tag teamed against business startups for 40 years. Not just at K2, but everywhere, and then when the zoning changed at K2, the bureaucrats got involved.

Repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:18AM

As a Quaker, my fundamental belief in non-violence leads me to call for the repeal of the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF).

Vote yes for buses and roads

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:17AM

Islanders should vote yes on Proposition 1. Prop. 1 on the ballot would preserve existing bus service on the island and raise funds for needed road maintenance on county roads. If the measure fails, routes 118 and 119 along with more than 100 routes will have their service reduced, while 74 routes will be eliminated entirely, gutting our regional mass-transit system.

Postmaster offers apology

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:16AM

I would like to take this opportunity to respond to a letter to the editor regarding the U.S. Postal Service and published on April 9 about an unfortunate incident in March involving missing mail on Vashon Island.

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