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Grassroots group sows seeds of health

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 23, 2014 at 10:30AM

After three years as the founder and director of Shape Up Vashon, I have turned the reins over to my successor, Laura Wishik.

 

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Tracing our history, we find many layers of our lives to sift through

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

Halloween is nearly upon us along with that scary yearly ritual: the family gathering. Recently, my father and I traveled back to our ancestral home to visit his one surviving brother and to haunt the inhabitants of the places we used to live.

Voters should keep Fitzgibbon in the House | Editorial

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 10:45AM

Joe Fitzgibbon, the incumbent who is being challenged for his seat in the House, is the clear best choice for Vashon and for the 34th District.

With help, abuse victims do leave, find hope

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

October is Domestic Violence Action Month. Domestic violence is a universal problem, and Vashon Island is not immune.

Past group proved creating town plan is tough terrain | Editorial

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 12:14PM

The community council, while well-intentioned in its hope to update the Vashon Town Plan, should think carefully before taking on the task. The council should nail down how much help King County will provide and consider what it realistically will be able to accomplish by 2016. An out-of-date town plan that was done well 20 years ago would be better than one updated with changes that were not carefully considered and fully vetted by Vashon residents.

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