On Vashon, we care for our own when it comes to health | Editorial

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

This week marks five years since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, setting the stage for universal health care in this country.


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We all benefit from affordable health care

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law five years ago, Washingtonians have sent a powerful message: The Affordable Care Act is working, and the quality healthcare coverage choices offered on Washington Healthplanfinder are what consumers need, want and like. They have also made it clear they don’t want this coverage taken away.

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Legislature misses chance to limit vaccine exemptions

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 10:56AM

Washington State Medical Association says opportunity to boost vaccination rates and protect children was lost

Cookie season creates a Thin Mint high

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 3:47PM

We have two girls involved in scouts. Our youngest daughter is a real green-sashed Girl Scout. Her older sister attends an alternative girl scout-type thingy on Saturday afternoons. The Girl Scouts have better cookies.

Schools set to take a holistic approach to sex ed | Editorial

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 3:39PM

When Vashon’s school district applied for and received a CDC grant to redo its sex education program, it wasn’t because our young people have gone astray in this area.

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