Vashon Partners in Education provide grants to teachers to test out new ideas and learning platforms
The Vashon Park District supports 18 island parks and programs that serve the entire community.
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
It’s scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Vashon United Methodist Church.
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
Vashon-Maury Island youth participated with adults in the Climate Strike.
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
If health care services are no longer available on Vashon, what is the impact on your daily life?
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
We can’t expect to be rescued by calling 911 every time we have a health issue.
I am writing in response to Sheri Reder’s Sept. 12 commentary opposing the formation of a hospital district. Based upon my long career as an… Continue reading
Embracing change is the key to moving forward to build a society to pass on to future generations.
Last Saturday, in the quiet of my VCC apartment, I heard a knock and called, “Come in,” wondering what new scheme the staff had for… Continue reading