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At the park district, important questions must be asked and answered

  • May 26, 2015 at 9:00PM

In a prior life, I spent millions on television advertising and Sunday coupons to convince Americans to dedicate a greater share of their stomach capacity to the consumption of salty snacks, a karmic crime for which I must atone in many future lives. Remarkably, recent news coverage about fields, the pool and docks brings back a vivid memory.

 

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We can play a part in preventing drunk driving | Editorial

  • May 27, 2015 at 6:00AM

It was difficult to report news this week that a young woman who died in a single-car accident last winter was driving under the influence when she crashed along Vashon Highway. The woman was just 22, and she was well-loved on the island.

Remember what you love about living on Vashon | Editorial

  • May 20, 2015 at 6:00AM

Destination Vashon hits the racks this week, just in time to be picked up by spring and summer visitors looking to learn what the island has to offer. But don’t dismiss this magazine as a publication only for tourists.

Prom brings back memories best forgotten

  • May 20, 2015 at 6:00AM

Since the local high school promenade is approaching, I thought I’d offer a lesson learned from my own prom.

Be wise when enjoying the water this summer | Editorial

  • May 13, 2015 at 6:00AM

Last weekend’s warm, sunny weather was a reminder that summer is almost here. On an island surrounded by water, warm temperatures mean time to get out and enjoy the Puget Sound. Boating, kayaking, paddleboarding and swimming are all in order for many families. As the fun begins, don’t forget that the water can be more dangerous than you might think, and a fun day can quickly turn deadly.

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