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Group sees that our health care hangs in the balance

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Health care on Vashon has always been tricky, as it is in any small town. Basic care has been easy to find, but islanders have found themselves going to Seattle or Tacoma to see specialists, for urgent care or even for something as simple as an ultrasound

 

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Historic deal with China paves the way for a global fight against climate change

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

By now many people know about the historic agreement last week between the United States and China to lower greenhouse gas emissions. This agreement is a positive step forward and will hopefully pave the way for a global fight against climate change.

Don’t judge a man by his combover

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Nov 12, 2014 at 12:46PM

I have reached that stage in life when hearing a dreaded diagnosis comes with the territory. I got one the other day. It was from my barber.

Mukai owner should take county up on its offer | Editorial

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

It’s clearly time for the Mukai farmhouse to change hands, and its owner should have taken King County up on its offer to purchase the property.

Put aside issues of war to consider those who served, as well as their families

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 6:00AM

I am a Vietnam veteran, and like millions of other veterans, I will observe Veterans Day next Tuesday. This national holiday pays tribute to all American veterans, but especially to living veterans who served their country honorably during war or during peacetime. Vashon will offer some special programs and activities for veterans and their families. I encourage you to attend an event or plan one of your own.

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