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November brings new art openings | First Friday
Oct 30 2012, 12:14 PM
Feast on art Friday night at Vashon’s galleries and shops. Most venues are open from 6 to 9 p.m.
Music on the Rock | Entertainment Briefs
Oct 30 2012, 12:14 PM
Garth Reeves, a Seattle singer and guitarist with strong ties to Vashon, will return to the Rock Saturday for a one-night concert and birthday celebration (his) at the Red Bicycle Bistro.
Preventing suicide: Let go of the myths and understand the facts
Oct 30 2012, 12:20 PM
After my husband committed suicide, I struggled to understand why. I also struggled with what I now know is a common feeling — self blame. This was made worse by the fact that he pointedly blamed me in his suicide note.
Voting for public safety will make the public safer | Humor
Oct 30 2012, 12:26 PM
It is time for people on this island to take a moment and ask themselves, “Would I kill for public safety?” If your answer is “yes,” then I urge you to support Initiative 0 this November. Initiative 0, if enacted, would direct revenues toward the elimination of public hazards.
Let’s widen the discussion on abortion | Letter to the Editor
Oct 30 2012, 12:27 PM
Difficult as it is to challenge the opinions of someone you respect, I feel compelled to weigh in on abortion and its political implications (“Choose someone who won’t fund abortion,” Oct. 24) and perhaps expand the debate.
Let the ritual of marriage be available to all | Letter to the Editor
Oct 30 2012, 12:30 PM
When my mother died, it was my father’s wish that her body be cremated immediately. A friend of our family, a priest who had been close to my mother, convinced us to wait until after her funeral Mass. The presence of her body — honored, blessed and consecrated by the ritual of the Mass and the healing and solace for all who would attend — was important. “Let the ritual do its work,” the priest said and we agreed. When the Mass was over and still, years later, our family is truly glad we followed the priest’s advice.
Local Rotarians strive to play a part in eradicating polio
Oct 30 2012, 12:34 PM
I recently joined the Vashon Island Rotary, and I find their motto, “We live on an island. We are part of the world,” both inspiring and relevant. And its relevance has come into dramatic focus for me around the issue of polio.
The politics of yard signs and marriage equality | Editorial
Oct 30 2012, 12:36 PM
Barb and Heather Rhoads-Weaver installed their fourth yard sign in support of Referendum 74 Monday evening.
School district addresses sensitive issue of youth suicide
Oct 30 2012, 12:44 PM
Staff from the Youth Suicide Prevention Program met with students at Vashon High School last week, where two professionals in teen suicide prevention talked about stress, depression and mental illness as well as ways to intervene if a classmate seems suicidal.
Whale experts predict Vashon could see a lot of orcas this winter
Oct 30 2012, 12:49 PM
Whale watching season has begun in south Puget Sound, and local experts are already predicting that large salmon runs mean it will likely be a good year for spotting orcas.