I agree with Jeff Schnelz that population growth is an important issue that needs to be addressed (“We are stifling ourselves with growth,” Jan. 31).… Continue reading
The board will contribute $1,000 to a scholarship fund in honor of his years of service on Vashon.
The help of many people will be required to host a meet on the island.
Subsidized affordable housing projects on Vashon will lead to overcrowding.
I went to the immigrant rights meeting at the Land Trust on Jan. 20. As I expected, it was all about how badly refugees are… Continue reading
Housing Decisions should be made from our hearts I think something has to be written from our hearts about the two planned urban developments here… Continue reading
Vashon opened its heart — and its pocketbook — to the food bank and its customers this holiday season. Many thanks to: • Vashon Cohousing… Continue reading
I enjoyed Michael Shook’s response to my letter (“Christianity: Love is most important,” Jan. 3). I smiled seeing his letter printed above a picture of… Continue reading
The source for solutions to climate change is love.
Giving money to politicians in Olympia is not going to solve the problem of climate change.
We are all understandably focused on ferry availability and performance, and the UW suggestions reported in last week’s Beachcomber are certainly no surprise (“UW Fauntleroy… Continue reading
Theo Eicher nails it that the Washington State Ferries fight has to be taken to Olympia (“Ferry service: Wait times will tell,” Dec. 27). Two… Continue reading
We would like offer our thanks to The Beachcomber for the article in early December about us and our GoFundMe campaign and to all the… Continue reading
Happy New Year? There wasn’t much to be happy about in the first Beachcomber issue of 2019. How about greeting us with some uplifting stories… Continue reading
With the new year upon us and so many questions about the state of our world, here are my easy change-the-world-a-bit–at-a-time resolutions. 1) Gently speak… Continue reading
I will begin with the happy ending: Home from Vashon Community Care on Dec. 23, just in time for Christmas. Prior: a bad fall, a… Continue reading
Mark Goldman makes observations in his letter that are valuable (“Jesus made a difference,” Dec. 27), but errs, I believe, in some key areas. First,… Continue reading
Maggie Aspland’s letter to the editor on Dec. 5 had encouraging news on the climate front: a bipartisan bill to price carbon was introduced in… Continue reading
Even if the story of Jesus contains myth, he was a great teacher in my understanding. He shared his wisdom with love and compassion, hoping… Continue reading
I am a Spanish teacher at Vashon Island High School. I am looking to raise funds to help my students afford a language immersive travel… Continue reading