Letters to the Editor

Henry was taken without ample notice

“I would like to inform the general readership about what really happened.”

  • Mar 13, 2019

We must support the teachers

Children in today’s world need support from those who are willing to be there for them.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Having big families is negligent

Overpopulation will cause destabilization.

  • Mar 13, 2019

County should hire homeless people

Instead of spending millions of dollars on homeless initiatives with questionable results

  • Mar 6, 2019

Letter exemplified why people remain silent

How easy it must be to dismiss a political minority’s reluctance to speak

  • Mar 6, 2019

Thanks to all who have offered help

The offers give us hope we will work this out

  • Mar 6, 2019

Community deserves better response from King County

Dow Constantine has refused to even acknowledge letters from Burton Water Company

  • Feb 27, 2019

Thanks for recent film, speaking up

Thanks to Stephen Jeong, with the Friends of Mukai, for marking the Feb. 19th 77th anniversary of the Japanese internment by showing the film “Then… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2019

Recent article missed the mark

The authors wrote an article that is neither precise nor concise.

  • Feb 27, 2019

Murals: Different perspective proves useful

In response to Swaneagle Fitzgerald’s letter (“Local mural needs to be addressed,” Feb. 14), I sympathize with Ms. Fitzgerald’s reaction to the admittedly groan-worthy murals… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

Vashon showed its true colors in search for dog

At this time, most of the people on Vashon most likely will have heard that my dog Henry was captured and is in a safe… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

Local mural needs to addressed

The first time I saw the cartoonish, racist mural of a black person with massive lips on the upper wall of the Vashon Theater back… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Forest Stewards should be able to relocate on island

It will be a real shame if the Vashon Forest Stewards’ mill cannot find a new home here on Vashon. We want to build a… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

View population concerns through proper framework

A few weeks ago, I was honored to give a talk at the Land Trust Building sponsored by four organizations, Stand Up for Racial Justice,… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Don’t conflate immigration, over-population

I agree with Jeff Schnelz that population growth is an important issue that needs to be addressed (“We are stifling ourselves with growth,” Jan. 31).… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Sunrise Ridge board honors Dr. Gary Koch

The board will contribute $1,000 to a scholarship fund in honor of his years of service on Vashon.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Volunteers needed for meets

The help of many people will be required to host a meet on the island.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Development: Like ducks in a pen

Subsidized affordable housing projects on Vashon will lead to overcrowding.

  • Feb 6, 2019

We are stifling ourselves with growth

I went to the immigrant rights meeting at the Land Trust on Jan. 20. As I expected, it was all about how badly refugees are… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Community housing decisions should be made from our hearts

Housing Decisions should be made from our hearts I think something has to be written from our hearts about the two planned urban developments here… Continue reading