It’s not simply the proposed hospital district. It is every straw that breaks the camel’s back.
Commissioners should be required to seek voter approval for specific actions and plans.
I am voting “yes” for Proposition 1 when I receive my ballot this week.
It is wrong to conflate the proposed hospital district with Neighborcare Health.
Please don’t be confused by the numbers and please vote.
What would Vashon be without our marvelous collection of parks?
William Swartz not seeking the position of hospital district commissioner.
Regarding the upcoming election.
It is hard for me to vote on a complete unknown and trust people who talk in small groups.
Please believe me when I tell you I would write this letter whether our governor was a Democrat or a Republican. This isn’t about his… Continue reading
The upcoming 34th Legislative District Democrats meeting will have special significance for Vashon. This November, Vashon will vote on the creation of a public hospital… Continue reading
I grew up in a rural community, and I moved to Vashon to raise my family in one, too. I’ll be proud to vote “yes”… Continue reading
I drive to Seattle for almost all of my medical care. I’ve had the same internist for 28 years and plan to continue with him… Continue reading
With the Vashon Park District levy coming up this fall, I would like to stress how important the parks are to our island youth. Of… Continue reading
Please vote to establish a hospital district on Vashon Island. We had the chance to do it in 2006 and balked at that time. Since… Continue reading
I’ve seen a few postings on social media that are concerning and play into the FAA’s strategy of pitting neighbor against neighbor in defense of… Continue reading
The article on the Tramp Harbor dock (“Future of historic dock rests on community,” Sept. 19 contained a great deal of valid information, but left… Continue reading
It is unfortunate that candidates for the hospital district cannot specify what services would be provided, because the district is not yet approved and they… Continue reading
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
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