A recent letter to the editor implied that all of the island’s parks were in the King County system.
With respect, a few quick clarifications in response to Gordon Quinlan’s letter (“New development will provide decent, peaceful housing,” Aug. 1). Vashon-Maury Islands have the… Continue reading
After a lifetime of accumulating, most of my generation is intent on simplifying, downsizing, unloading, disgorging —simply getting rid of stuff. What really does interest… Continue reading
A big shout out to the folks who parked their cars and sat on chairs at the Vashon Presbyterian Church for the Strawberry festival parade.… Continue reading
Debbie Butler complained about missing pieces that were taken from a disassembled bunk bed left on the side of the road. Her letter stated, “This… Continue reading
I applaud the success of “Destination Vashon.” Mission accomplished. You have created a nice place to visit, but a hard place for year-round, fixed-income residents… Continue reading
The popularity of trails is exploding on Vashon and across the country. This is good thing. People who walk trails are happier, healthier and more… Continue reading
This letter is to thank all the individuals and businesses that supported my candidacy for unofficial mayor on the VIPP ticket. This support allowed me… Continue reading
I put a bunch of stuff out by the road for people to take and enjoy. There was a set of bunk beds, with all… Continue reading
The Federal Aviation Administration and the Port of Seattle have created flight paths for SeaTac airport that make Vashon a runway “approach” for hundreds of… Continue reading
Mr. Lukoskie’s concept of 40 affordable cottages scattered around the island is inspiring (“Affordable housing calls for creative solutions,” July 25). And I hope he… Continue reading
The holiday from July 2 to July 7 was expectedly painful and too terrifying for one of my dogs, and of course I’m angry when… Continue reading
As a physics teacher, I have built many telescopes with my students. When I came to Vashon four years ago, I continued to do so… Continue reading
I’m deeply disappointed by the news that a suitable place could not be found or created for a valuable island resource, the Vashon Forest Steward’s… Continue reading
Greetings. It is my pleasure to inform this community that the waterworks operators of Water District 19 have decided to exercise their right to join… Continue reading
When I read the headline “County talks comprehensive plan,” (July 11), I didn’t realize that the article would be all about bulkheads, setbacks and building… Continue reading
During a political discussion, I was once told I must be from another universe. An astute observation. I do feel like a stranger in a… Continue reading
Hot pavement will burn your dog’s feet.
Campaign felt hastily put-together, was asking for a large increase, and wasn’t being transparent.
We hope to create a much safer and healthier work environment for Water District 19 employees.