Opinion

Keep theater mural

Mural musing

  • Mar 13, 2019

 

Henry was taken without ample notice

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

  • Mar 13, 2019

 

Having big families is negligent

Overpopulation will cause destabilization.

  • Mar 13, 2019

 

District-teacher contract negotiations warrant more transparency

Several school districts around Washington are grappling with financial concerns now that there is a new education funding plan in place, which followed the landmark… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

Island needs public hospital district to support health services

A district is the only means by which we may have a medical clinic providing primary care services.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Hospital district requires careful consideration

The full picture is not yet clear because of the many variables involved

  • Mar 6, 2019

Vashon Methodists will remain open and affirming

The United Methodist Church voted to maintain a ban on LGBTQ clergy and same-sex weddings.

  • Mar 6, 2019

A future for the Vashon Forest Stewards

The stewards leave the forest of Vashon better but are facing displacement.

  • Mar 6, 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

New ferry schedule warrants island attention

In just about a month, the new ferry schedule will go into effect, and it will be important for islanders to understand — for ourselves… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2019

Island ways emerge during Snowmageddon

As an island legend unfolded in real time, the storm brought out the mythic best of all of us.

  • Feb 27, 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

Emergency preparedness starts with island’s neighborly ways

We need that “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” movement on the island to grow even more.

  • Feb 20, 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

In honor of Henry, support VIPP’s work

Last weekend, big news broke on the island: Henry, the small dog missing for nearly three months, was captured and returned to safety. The news… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019