Letters to the Editor

Comments on visual art sales denigrate community, artists

Kevin Hoffberg’s comments in the recent article about Vashon Center for the Arts, “Changing course, pondering the future,” (April 11) appeared to separate visual arts/gallery… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Choose your toilet paper with care

Have you ever thought about what you use to wipe your butt? Probably toilet paper most of the time, maybe a leaf once or twice… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Open letter to Jay Inslee

Dear Gov. Inslee: I hope you don’t take this too personally because you come across like you could be a nice guy. I even voted… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Tell the truth, print the truth

I am writing in response to two serious breaches. The first was a completely made up story, falsely accusing me of leading a group of… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Letter wrongly accused islander of trespassing

A response to a letter submitted by islander Merna Hecht on March 23 was in error.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Donate now to scholarship fund

Awards are for graduating high school students who demonstrate high achievement and dedication.

  • Apr 10, 2019

We all need to support health care on Vashon

I am convinced that the formation of a public hospital district is the best way forward.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ on Prop 1

‘Having parks is part of why living on Vashon can be pleasant.’

  • Apr 10, 2019

Learn the facts about park district levy

The park district levy renewal will restore, preserve and maintain the facilities we already have.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Lazurus words are essence of America

We must resist xenophobia in our country.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Inslee should stop projects

The Tacoma LNG facility and the Kalama methanol refinery are contributors to global warming.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Teach children to respect private property

Friends say they are confronted with hostility by trespassers.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Will Henry’s story have a chilling effect on pet adoption?

Intervention in the lives of adopted pets and their owners poses a threat to the future effectiveness of adoption agencies and rescue organizations. It was… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Music program creates joy

I felt so much joy at Music Mends Minds recently, I wanted to make sure the community is aware of such a wonderful program. It… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Who owns a beach, who owns the water?

“No Trespassing” signs at Lisabeula are out of place.

  • Mar 20, 2019

New members welcome to low vision group

By sharing experiences that both worked and failed, we try to develop new coping strategies.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Support medical care

The importance of healthcare outweighs the need for housing.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Offer love to those suffering

It is easy to offer love to those suffering in the wake of yet another terrorist attack.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Let’s invite head of WSF to Vashon

Her lack of regular face time on our island suggests she is not interested in what we have to say.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Keep theater mural

Mural musing

  • Mar 13, 2019