Media coverage of new law falls disappointingly short | EDITORIAL

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:22AM

When it comes to the media, it's often what you don't see that is the most telling.


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No reason not to use drug disposal opportunities

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

The American Society of Addiction Medicine reports drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., with 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014 — 18,893 of those related to prescription pain relievers.

COMMENTARY: Getting to the bottom of a body’s disease

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

Good health is something most people desire, whether they act on making it so or not. If we have good health, we are free to do the things in our life we enjoy. Thus, I have often said good health equals freedom. If true, it would be important to know what causes us to fall out of optimal health. Why does the body go into a state of dis-ease, producing symptoms that cause us to suffer? This is the question that I employ when caring for patients.

EDITORIAL: What will it take to make Columbus go away?

  • Oct 12, 2016 at 1:30AM

Schools and businesses in some states throughout the nation were closed on Monday in observance of Columbus Day, the U.S. holiday that has historically celebrated Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World on October 12, 1492. In some places such as the city of Seattle, however, the move has been made to rename the holiday Indigenous People's Day to recognize the nation's true original citizens.

COMMENTARY: For the birds: Vote ‘yes’ on I-732 to tax emissions

  • Oct 12, 2016 at 1:30AM

We all know the saying "think globally, act locally." On Vashon, we take that to heart. People here work through Audubon, the Land Trust, the Nature Center and other groups to protect nature on Vashon.

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