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We need to invest in more zero waste solutions for Strawberry Festival and other large events.
Health care on the island has been financially fragile for decades.
With respect, a few quick clarifications in response to Gordon Quinlan’s letter (“New development will provide decent, peaceful housing,” Aug. 1). Vashon-Maury Islands have the… Continue reading
I applaud the success of “Destination Vashon.” Mission accomplished. You have created a nice place to visit, but a hard place for year-round, fixed-income residents… Continue reading
We should keep in mind the simple and effective best practices to keep our households healthy.
The community has gained something more than just a place with the construction of the arts center.
Unknown to many islanders, we are living within a possible blast zone emanating from the Port of Tacoma. There, on the tide flats of the… Continue reading
Attention to the human needs of people in the summer lines at Lincoln Park and on Vashon is overdue.
This letter is to thank all the individuals and businesses that supported my candidacy for unofficial mayor on the VIPP ticket. This support allowed me… Continue reading
I put a bunch of stuff out by the road for people to take and enjoy. There was a set of bunk beds, with all… Continue reading
Mr. Lukoskie’s concept of 40 affordable cottages scattered around the island is inspiring (“Affordable housing calls for creative solutions,” July 25). And I hope he… Continue reading
In November, they will decide if the district stays operational or not.
People are drawn to Vashon Island for many reasons, from the safe community to the great schools, from the vibrant arts and culture scene to… Continue reading
We should not expect the government or nonprofits to do the caretaking that is our responsibility.