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Letters to the editor

Marjesira InnArticle brought back memoriesI very much enjoyed reading the story about the Marjesira Inn in last week’s issue. It stirred up memories of many… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Nature’s mess is full of life

Forest Conservation

  • Apr 26, 2008

Seizing an opportunity at K2 Commons

This could be a facility that serves the Island for generations to come.

  • Apr 26, 2008

An arrest on the Island

In Our Opinion

  • Apr 26, 2008

Roseballen is model for water conservation

With water ‘saved,’ neighboring farmers irrigate their plots.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Reflections on climate change after months of work on Vashon Island

By JANIE STARRAfter giving our final climate crisis presentation, to an audience hosted by Audubon, Meg Gluckman and I met at Café Luna to celebrate… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Helping to heal during this holiday season

Seasonal thoughts

  • Apr 26, 2008

Rethinking how we cross the Sound

Ferries

  • Apr 26, 2008

A civics bus ride

Community

  • Apr 26, 2008

Letters to the editor

School BusesGetting word out when a storm hitsIt’s that time of year again when hazardous weather conditions can mean school delays or closures. I thought… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

Bringing water, thus good health, to villagers of Vietnam

A Seattle nonprofit digs deep-water wells to provide healthy drinking and irrigation water

  • Apr 26, 2008

An Islander salvages floating logs for free firewood and safer navigation

By BIFFLE FRENCHThe business of logging has been a mainstay of the Pacific Northwest since whites first settled here. Even though the old growth trees… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2008

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