Letters to the Editor

Open letter to Jay Inslee

Dear Gov. Inslee: I hope you don’t take this too personally because you come across like you could be a nice guy. I even voted… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Tell the truth, print the truth

I am writing in response to two serious breaches. The first was a completely made up story, falsely accusing me of leading a group of… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Letter wrongly accused islander of trespassing

A response to a letter submitted by islander Merna Hecht on March 23 was in error.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Donate now to scholarship fund

Awards are for graduating high school students who demonstrate high achievement and dedication.

  • Apr 10, 2019

We all need to support health care on Vashon

I am convinced that the formation of a public hospital district is the best way forward.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ on Prop 1

‘Having parks is part of why living on Vashon can be pleasant.’

  • Apr 10, 2019

Learn the facts about park district levy

The park district levy renewal will restore, preserve and maintain the facilities we already have.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Lazurus words are essence of America

We must resist xenophobia in our country.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Inslee should stop projects

The Tacoma LNG facility and the Kalama methanol refinery are contributors to global warming.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Teach children to respect private property

Friends say they are confronted with hostility by trespassers.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Will Henry’s story have a chilling effect on pet adoption?

Intervention in the lives of adopted pets and their owners poses a threat to the future effectiveness of adoption agencies and rescue organizations. It was… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Music program creates joy

I felt so much joy at Music Mends Minds recently, I wanted to make sure the community is aware of such a wonderful program. It… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Who owns a beach, who owns the water?

“No Trespassing” signs at Lisabeula are out of place.

  • Mar 20, 2019

New members welcome to low vision group

By sharing experiences that both worked and failed, we try to develop new coping strategies.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Support medical care

The importance of healthcare outweighs the need for housing.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Offer love to those suffering

It is easy to offer love to those suffering in the wake of yet another terrorist attack.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Let’s invite head of WSF to Vashon

Her lack of regular face time on our island suggests she is not interested in what we have to say.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Keep theater mural

Mural musing

  • Mar 13, 2019

Henry was taken without ample notice

“I would like to inform the general readership about what really happened.”

  • Mar 13, 2019

We must support the teachers

Children in today’s world need support from those who are willing to be there for them.

  • Mar 13, 2019