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Reimbursement rates are the real problem

  • Today at 6:00AM

Although I applaud the work of the Vashon Maury Health Collaborative (“Group seeks innovative solution to local health care challenges,” Nov. 19), the real concern facing delivery of medical care on Vashon is low and inadequate reimbursement from insurance and Medicare


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Fee increases could mean less local food offered

  • Today at 6:00AM

Recently, government programs are being expected to pay for themselves. Ferries should be supported by users, buses by riders, parks by visitors. “Self-supporting” programs don’t cost taxpayers money, and that’s good, right?

Art based on geology reminds us the earth is warming

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 7:17PM

Julie Speidel’s erratics are haunting 3-D images of massive stones once supported and transported here by ice (“Local sculptor draws on geology as her works dot the country,” Nov. 12). Those objects and her metallic visions of them are now resting on warm ground that is becoming warmer.

Having officers at lunch may help prevent incidents

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 11:05AM

As I heard the news of the school shooting at Marysville, I found myself thinking, once again, how we can keep our community safe from this type of disaster. Clearly this is a multi-faceted problem of our generation, and I applaud any and all efforts to address the problem at its roots.

Vote no on I-1351

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 7:00PM

I never thought I would vote against a school issue, but I will vote no on Initiative I-1351.

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