An op-ed piece appearing in the Sept. 12 edition of The Beachcomber argues that the process being followed for the very necessary creation of a… Continue reading
If health care services are no longer available on Vashon, what is the impact on your daily life?
As a candidate for commissioner of the proposed public hospital district, I read Sheri Reder’s article (“Proposed Hospital District: Fix Flaws First,” Sept. 12) with… Continue reading
We can’t expect to be rescued by calling 911 every time we have a health issue.
I am writing in response to Sheri Reder’s Sept. 12 commentary opposing the formation of a hospital district. Based upon my long career as an… Continue reading
Embracing change is the key to moving forward to build a society to pass on to future generations.
Last Saturday, in the quiet of my VCC apartment, I heard a knock and called, “Come in,” wondering what new scheme the staff had for… Continue reading
The Beachcomber’s coverage of Vashon Center for the Arts has revealed the financial and management challenges that our arts center faces, and more importantly how… Continue reading
I was devastated by the news that Kevin Hoffberg was leaving the Vashon Center for the Arts. And in a way I totally understood how… Continue reading
We are medical professionals and residents of Vashon and Maury Islands. We are writing to encourage you to supportProposition 1, the proposal to establish a… Continue reading
Re: The recent op-ed by Dr. Mary Bergman.
Reasons why Vashonites should attend town hall on Sept. 23.
Knowing that your decisions for carrying out final wishes can bring peace of mind.
The final environmental impact statement for the world’s largest fracked gas and methanol refinery proposed to be built in Kalama is inaccurate and misleading. It… Continue reading
Lots of kids are off to school before the sun gets up and going home after activities when we drivers of cars can’t see too… Continue reading
Without exception, the East West Produce stand has donated unsold fruits and vegetables to the Vashon Community Food Bank every week of operation this summer.… Continue reading
Vashon Youth & Family Services is the quiet foundation supporting many lives — whether it’s new parents, the homeless, youth needing quality before/after school care,… Continue reading
Once it is established, we will have little recourse except to vote for new commission members.
New editor Kevin Opsahl is excited about being an island resident.
Hospital district There is solution to island’s health care problems This October, islanders will receive a ballot from King County to vote on a proposed… Continue reading