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NORTH PASSAGES with Will North
A SLICE OF LIFE with Mary Kay Rauma
Editor’s note: This is the first in a new series of columns where Islanders discuss the values that guide their lives and inform their actions.
NORTHWEST FORAGING with Erin Kenny
Last week my wife and I experienced a parental rite of passage — our daughter climbed on board a school bus for the first time. We were worried that she would get cold feet at the last moment — but no, off she went, happily heading toward her first day of school.
As children, our imaginations had no limit.
For me, there are really three and a half seasons in the year. There’s autumn, my absolutely favorite season.
Opinions can be dangerous things. Wars have been started because of them, people have died because of them, the fates of entire races and the destinies of whole countries have been permanently altered just because a difference in belief escalated into a conflict due to a lack of understanding and empathy.
With the political season in full swing, we’re likely to see political signs start popping up in fields and yards like fall mushrooms.
Vashon’s 18-year-old delegate reflects on his whirlwind experience with the democratic process
In a letter to The Beachcomber, Rev. Dan Houston of the Vashon Presbyterian Church asks us Islanders to consider the issues of forgiveness and justice, having worked with his congregation through the pain of vandalism at the church.