Letters to the Editor

Healing and Hope

We wonder how to make living more peaceful, how to have more fairness in our communities, our world.

  • Jun 2, 2021


Trump not acting presidential in crisis

This is where the country is right now. Is this where we want to go? Is this who we are?

  • Jun 12, 2020


Coronavirus testing moves to Open Space

Testing will continue daily from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Jun 12, 2020


Mindfulness needed in writing

A reader reacts to a reference made to King Kong in a recent article.

  • Jun 12, 2020

Newspapers are community

The Beachcomber may not be the best deal, but it is the “deal” that we have on the island.

  • May 28, 2020

Truth, Honor, Dignity, Compassion, Courage, Love

Too few people are trying, for one reason or another, to understand what those six words mean.

  • May 28, 2020

Wear a face covering in public

It is time for solidarity, not selfishness masquerading as “liberty.”

  • May 15, 2020

Do we realize Vashon is a precious jewel?

I want to recognize a few places that make Vashon as special as it is.

  • May 15, 2020

Time is running out to flatten “human curve”

The pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented reduction in pollution, congestion and other maladies.

  • May 10, 2020

Vashon nonprofits shine on Voice of Vashon

“We aim to be the nonprofit that supports all other island nonprofits.”

  • May 4, 2020

If you have the means, stimulate Vashon

Please consider donating some or all of your stimulus money to VashonBePrepared to help our own.

  • May 4, 2020

Making the best out of circumstances

The faculty at Chautauqua have done a great job during these tumultuous days.

  • Apr 27, 2020

Support full-day ECEAP

I am witness to significant improvement in children participating in the program.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Unity Rally canceled

The Indivisible Vashon leadership team has decided to cancel the August 8, 2020, Unity Rally.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Renew car tabs online

Customers are encouraged to renew their license tabs online.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Be mindful of others

Toilet paper is the tip of the iceberg.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Support for small businesses needed

This isn’t business as usual for most island restaurants — they need more support than your patronage.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Make payments with community in mind

A suggestion for how to use federal COVID-19 payments.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Thank you, Vashon, for driving less

As my dad used to say, “Life could be like this.”

  • Apr 8, 2020

Support Ace Hardware, but stay away if you’re ill

We are here to support you; please support us.

  • Apr 8, 2020