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Many Vashon gun owners support reasonable action | Letter to the Editor
Jan 22 2013, 2:02 PM
I attended the community meeting last Tuesday night about sensible gun regulation and was pleased with the civility of the participants.
Let’s find common ground in debate on guns | Letter to the Editor
Jan 22 2013, 2:04 PM
What is at issue for me goes beyond the “gun control debate.” It’s the fact that there is no real dialogue. A recent meeting at the Sportmen’s Club was actually an excellent exception to that rule.
Violence caused by a murderer, not by the NRA | Letter to the Editor
Jan 22 2013, 2:05 PM
I was very dismayed by the recent opinion piece published by the Beachcomber editor (“It’s time to confront a gun lobby that’s out of control,” Dec. 19) suggesting that somehow the NRA was responsible for the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. To my amazement, nowhere in the editorial was the name of the murderer even mentioned.
Vashon’s spelling bee: Agony, ecstasy and fun
Jan 22 2013, 2:11 PM
Going out on “choucroute” was awful. We knew we had the base word down, but was it one “t” or two? We agonized, guessed wrong, and left the stage shaking our heads.
Even in a digital age, newspapers play a vital role | Editorial
Jan 22 2013, 2:11 PM
A few weeks ago, when a photograph of Kevin Pottinger taking in the enormously high tide washing over his street on Quartermaster Harbor ran on the front page of The Beachcomber, he emailed us with an observation. Based on the responses he got to his 15 minutes of Beachcomber fame, the newspaper’s circulation is robust.
Movie Magic property sells
Jan 22 2013, 2:12 PM
Keith Bakker has purchased the property that used to house Movie Magic, a commercial site in Vashon town that has been on the market for several months.
Bill Brown to head chamber board
Jan 24 2013, 5:33 PM
Bill Brown, an insurance agent who owns the Brown Agency with his wife LeAnn, has become the new head of the Vashon Island Chamber of Commerce board.
Finalists vie for top position at park district
Jan 22 2013, 2:17 PM
The Vashon Park District board has selected four finalists for the position of general manager and has invited user groups and other members of the public to attend two special meetings where they’ll be able to ask the candidates questions.
Islanders voice concern over drug houses
Jan 22 2013, 2:22 PM
The half-dozen or so reported drug houses on Vashon likely won’t be shut down any time soon, King County Sheriff John Urquhart told a large crowd on Monday.
Broken dryers, stolen clothes: Some fret over state of laundromat
Jan 22 2013, 2:26 PM
A few weeks ago, only one of the eight dryers at Joy’s Village Cleaners was working, and those who were washing their clothes were frustrated by the long waits that resulted.