Opinion

Article on island health care appreciated

The Vashon Care Network field 100 calls a month through our referral line about health care services

  • Oct 30, 2019

Voting for levies right thing to do

We can not survive without schools, roads, fire/EMS, and yes, health care and parks.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Vashon Island’s Halloween meant to be safe and fun

Trick or Treat Night promises more than just a chance to eat a whole lot of sweets.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Film showing attendance disappointing

I was disappointed in the low attendance at a recent talk.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Veteran thankful for health care

Military service is what one does for the benefit and good of fellow citizens and the community.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Island drivers need to slow down, watch speeds

I would like to encourage my fellow islanders to slow down.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Hospital districts established, supported by legislators

We need to act locally to improve our community, not the rest of the State.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Hospital district needed on island

Please join me in voting “yes” for a hospital district.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Off-island health care takes a toll

The following are five reasons why.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Numerous reasons to support Hennessey

I am proud to support Bob Hennessey in his bid for this election to the school board.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Businesses should help homeless in meaningful ways

A recent episode shows that the business community is stuck in a pattern of short-term thinking.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Hospital District needed to sustain island health care

A hospital district is our best shot at achieving sustainable primary medical care on the island.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Forming hospital district will keep everyone healthy

Forming a hospital district for Vashon will keep our community healthy. There is research to support this fact. Also, it’s the right thing to do.… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

We need Neighborcare, not hospital district

Adding another taxing body will only take more money from islanders.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Islanders should take advantage of arts opportunities

Lately, Vashon-Maury Island has seen and heard its share of performers from off-islanders who are culturally and ethnically diverse. This is particularly true in October… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Voting for proposed district a mistake

It’s not simply the proposed hospital district. It is every straw that breaks the camel’s back.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Hospital District requires fixes before island vote

Commissioners should be required to seek voter approval for specific actions and plans.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Vote for Park District levy

I am voting “yes” for Proposition 1 when I receive my ballot this week.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Neighborcare Health responds to claims

It is wrong to conflate the proposed hospital district with Neighborcare Health.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Confusion over ballot measures

Please don’t be confused by the numbers and please vote.

  • Oct 16, 2019