Opinion

Save the dock

The Tramp Harbor dock should not disappear because of our current challenges.

  • Dec 10, 2019
Think about significance of holiday red and green colors

Think about significance of holiday red and green colors

We will all have to make sacrifices while expanding our efforts to make our lives greener.

  • Dec 4, 2019
Think about significance of holiday red and green colors

Government: tax the wealthy

The only power that has any chance of protecting us from the super-rich is the government.

  • Dec 4, 2019

Hopefully, Tramp Harbor dock can open once again

Tramp Harbor dock was closed to the public on Monday on the orders of its insurance provider.

  • Dec 4, 2019

Toy Drive provides gifts to kids

Large donation boxes are spread around the community between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • Nov 27, 2019
Believe in your local paper

Believe in your local paper

It’s a troubling era for the free press everywhere, but it’s even harder for community news.

  • Nov 27, 2019
Believe in your local paper
Best of both worlds

Best of both worlds

Celebrating American and Canadian Thanksgiving.

Best of both worlds

Newsroom staff opinions worthy of consideration

This week’s paper includes commentaries from two members of the newsroom.

  • Nov 27, 2019

Seniors valuable to our island community

Life would not be what it is today without them.

  • Nov 21, 2019
Don’t forget historical tragedies this Thanksgiving

Don’t forget historical tragedies this Thanksgiving

This past week, it dawned on me that I really didn’t know the historical context of the holiday.

  • Nov 21, 2019
Don’t forget historical tragedies this Thanksgiving

Some problems with U.S. gov’t

Let’s remember our pledge to freedom so we don’t slip into socialism.

  • Nov 20, 2019

Hospital district formation opens up more newspaper coverage

Islanders, as well as The Beachcomber, are anxious to see what the board of commissioners will do.

  • Nov 13, 2019
We have a hospital district — now what?

We have a hospital district — now what?

We must change the health care delivery environment in which we have lived for the past 10 years.

  • Nov 13, 2019
We have a hospital district — now what?
The plan ahead for Vashon’s park district

The plan ahead for Vashon’s park district

Here are the highlights of what you can expect from your park district in the next few years.

  • Nov 13, 2019
The plan ahead for Vashon’s park district

Thankful for board of commissioners candidates

Together, we can make a great island even better for its citizens.

  • Nov 13, 2019
Making climate strife heard

Making climate strife heard

Because of the climate crisis, I have found myself deeply questioning what else I needed to do.

  • Nov 6, 2019
Making climate strife heard

Big decisions for islanders this election season

One thing could be said before the results came in: A lot is at stake for islanders.

  • Nov 6, 2019
Community supportive of youth literacy

Community supportive of youth literacy

Vashon’s support for high-quality education makes for an exciting future for students.

  • Nov 6, 2019
Community supportive of youth literacy

Voice of Vashon informs and entertains

As a long-time member of the Voice of Vashon (VoV) family, I was more than pleased at the turnout for VoV’s Chili Challenge fundraiser last… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2019
Vote for park district levy

Vote for park district levy

Hans Van Dusen, a commissioner of the Park District, outlines why residents should vote for levy

  • Nov 5, 2019
Vote for park district levy