Opinion

Lost Boy comes to Vashon from Sudan

Jacob Acier was maybe 7 when he fled his small village in the high plains of southern Sudan and joined a stream of humanity attempting… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Countywide burn ban proposed

Outdoor debris fires could be outlawed

  • Apr 26, 2008

Keeping the cold out

Islander Hilary Emmer’s home is only nine years old, and as such needs no weatherization updates. But the self-described “community-minded” go-getter pushed Puget Sound Energy… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Shedding some stuff lightens the spirit

The process can also be wonderfully creative.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Letters to the editor

K2 CommonsProject warrants broad discussionThe article in last week’s Beachcomber about the K2 Commons project seems to have missed a couple of main points.First, an… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

KVI Beach draws plant lovers, bird watchers and dogs

Meanderings: A periodic column on island walks

  • Apr 26, 2008

Glacier considered

In Our Opinion

Only leverage is zoning

By JEAN BOSCHOn our little Island, with limited development opportunities and funding sources, many non-profits would love a chance to improve their facilities. Even the… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Legislature is gearing up to address several critical ferry issues

By ALAN MENDELThe 2008 legislative session will be dealing with some important ferry-related issues. Even though this year’s session — the second year of the… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Ferry blues

It’s been a rough ride for those of us who commute off the Island on a regular basis. Commuters, as a rule already early risers,… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Recalling a teacher who made a difference

Thank your mentor day

  • Apr 26, 2008

Community spirit on ice

It’s remarkable to skate on Fisher Pond in the maritime Northwest, with its relatively balmy winters. It’s even more remarkable to glide across the ice… Continue reading

The scent of spring will soon sweeten the air

BY ERIN KENNYOne of the first signs of spring in the Northwest is a certain sweetly intoxicating scent that permeates those first warm days. It… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Eating locally grown food can make a world of difference

By JULIA LAKEYAs the buds swell on branches and the first shoots emerge, late winter is a good time to plan food growing ideas. Being… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

In praise of Terry Lindquist

In Our Opinion

  • Apr 26, 2008

Islanders must act to keep ferry fares from climbing even more

By JOE ULATOSKIFrequent ferry-user discounts are threatened, and peak-hour surcharges are apparently on the horizon unless we act. These, taken together, could result in an… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Democracy on Vashon

In Our Opinion

  • Apr 26, 2008