Teens know the difference between experimentation and addiction

By JOE SUTTON-HOLCOMBAdolescence has always been heralded as a time of experimentation. It’s a time of growth and burgeoning independence, when children apply pressure to… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Our tax rebates are a resource: Let’s use them on what matters

April is the month for filing taxes and planning your use for your rebate. It’s an amazing opportunity that has set me to dreaming of far-flung possibilities to heal the planet and further social justice.

  • Apr 16, 2008

Thoughts from a new school board member Learning life’s lessons on the Vashon school board

People often ask me, “How’s it going being a school board member?” I’m having fun! I love learning new things, and learning about our educational system is particularly interesting, given that I have children in second and third grade. Here are some key things I have learned so far.

  • Apr 16, 2008

The Army Corps’ decision


  • Feb 20, 2008

It’s OK to ask questions about K2 Commons

Sontgerath’s vision is impressive, but it’s also important to look at the details.

  • Jan 30, 2008

Learning from one’s daughter what it means to be white

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Jan 23, 2008

Will there be fewer students in our schools’ future?

Data projects one-third fewer students within 10 years

  • Jan 2, 2008

Relax with a steaming cup of nature’s bounty

Northwest Foraging

  • Dec 19, 2007