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Washington fires bring climate change home | Editorial

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 26, 2015 at 12:26PM

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe infamously brought a snowball onto the Senate floor earlier this year to suggest climate change is a hoax. Perhaps a member of our own state’s delegation should return from their August break with a charred limb of a Ponderosa pine to prove that it isn’t.

 

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Regarding ferries, speak up or lose service

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 11:24AM

Washington State Ferries (WSF) informed us last Friday that Vashon would lose car capacity for this week, beginning Monday.

Supporting local farmers, relishing the food | Editorial

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

Last Friday’s fierce rain, coming after weeks of record-breaking heat and dry weather, brought a welcome reprieve to Vashon’s parched plants and animals.

Amidst the bluster and bravado, candidate Trump has a point

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 10:51AM

Can we, the voters, handle the truth? To many of us, Donald Trump may be just another despicable politician. And yet, he does occasionally dish out some truth.

As a community, we should grow old together

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 10:47AM

I joined the board of directors of the Vashon-Maury Island Senior Center in January. I got hooked a few years ago when I started taking bridge lessons at the center and subsequently joined the local duplicate bridge club

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