Opinion

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Skirting Disaster For The Holidays

Here are the topics I think you can raise with the least worry, hopefully virtually, this year.

  • Nov 23, 2020

 

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With Pandemic, Time To Resist Magical Thinking

There will be a whole lot of pain between now and mid-2021 when a new-normal becomes possible.

  • Nov 23, 2020

 

Governor Inslee’s Guidance Makes a World of Sense

These new restrictions are intended to keep as many people as possible at home statewide.

  • Nov 23, 2020

 

The Glass Ceiling Shatters On a New Day for America

Girls everywhere have a role model to look up to because Kamala Harris represents so many firsts.

  • Nov 14, 2020
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Help Support Vital Work of Burn Design Lab

It’s been a big part of my and others’ lives here on Vashon; continuing the work is important to us.

  • Nov 12, 2020
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With Sea Mar, Health Care Is Here to Stay

We look forward to working in partnership to ensure quality, sustainable primary care.

  • Nov 12, 2020
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What Comes Next for Tramp Harbor dock?

The park district is one step closer to replacing or preserving portions of the existing structure.

  • Nov 7, 2020
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Back To The Future, One Week At a Time

Here at The Beachcomber, we’ll just keep taking this year one week at a time.

  • Nov 7, 2020
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Into the Unknown

Where do we find our hope and our confidence?

  • Nov 7, 2020
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To See Democracy in Action, Look to Islanders

Voting and urging others to do so are expressions of hope.

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Tough Love is Needed for Our Country

We can think deeply about the complexities of our political situation and how we move forward.

  • Oct 30, 2020
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No Matter your Politics, Let’s Protect the Results

This may be the election where our vote, a fundamental principle of our Republic, is imperiled.

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Oppose King County Charter Amendments 5 & 6

The Sheriff should remain accountable to the people of King County, not the county council.

  • Oct 28, 2020

Listen to your conscience, and your neighbors, as you vote

Think of these words as your voter’s guide as you do your duty to help our country find a way forward

  • Oct 26, 2020
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Help raise a barn so the Care Closet can spread out and grow

The Vashon Care Network’s funding program has been labeled the Barn Dance Initiative.

  • Oct 24, 2020
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Stop ‘twindemic’ in its tracks with a flu shot

We are asking you: make that choice for your own safety and for your island community.

  • Oct 24, 2020
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Amendments vital to police oversight of Sheriff’s office

We have a critical opportunity to improve police accountability on the ballot.

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Walk to help end a different deadly virus

Vashon Rotary Club invites islanders to walk to end Polio on Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24.

  • Oct 17, 2020
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Cope with challenges in groups for parents and seniors

Social isolation helps us preserve our physical health but it is not so good for our mental health.

  • Oct 16, 2020
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More than ever, school board needs to hold focused meetings

The Oct. 8 meeting was scheduled to last for 90 minutes. It stretched to almost twice that long.

  • Oct 16, 2020