Opinion

Thanks from food bank board

For anyone challenged in securing enough wholesome food, the food bank is here for you.

  • May 28, 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

 

Fear and loathing here on Vashon

Procrastination is a hell of a drug.

  • 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

Remembering others, to stay strong on Vashon

We need to remain resolved, compassionate and mindful of each other as Washington slowly re-opens.

  • May 28, 2020

What’s ahead for Vashon parks

Facilities will open, likely with social distancing, disinfecting protocols, and group size limits.

  • May 23, 2020

Let’s say “hello”

The Beachcomber introduces a return to the broadsheet-sized format of the print paper.

  • May 23, 2020

Rediscovering Vashon’s restaurants, reinvented

Food is life. It took 71 days for me to learn that, fully.

We can’t afford “business as usual”

The world order is cracking again. Can we move forward toward a green new deal?

  • May 20, 2020

Rent help is our neighbors’ biggest need

In the past six weeks, we’ve provided over $11,000 of rent assistance to 19 families.

  • May 15, 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

Thank you for your service

We would like to acknowledge those working to the best of their ability to hold the world together.

  • May 15, 2020

Let’s keep our seniors safe and socialized

As we struggle through isolation during the COVID 19 epidemic, connection is critical.

  • May 10, 2020

As Vashon fades in distance, editor says goodbye

The pandemic has hit the journalism industry hard. But please, islanders: Keep reading.

  • May 10, 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

What might the island look like after this?

It is worth considering what the aftermath of the pandemic could change for residents of this island

  • May 10, 2020

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 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