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The wind is strong. It carries the colored leaves of fall to our doorsteps — leaves that bear the first creases of winter on the… Continue reading
All of the reporters I know are ethical and trustworthy. But I have learned frequently there is more to a story than what you read… Continue reading
How do we keep local journalism in our communities?
Local pastor Mark Wagner writes about the role of church in the community.
Unless we act, clean energy could come at a catastrophic cost
For years, Washington state masked its high business and regulatory costs with low priced, reliable electricity — lots of it. However, Tennessee packages low cost,… Continue reading
The impacts of the global climate depends on what all of humanity decides to do now.
Islander reconnects with friend during recent travels.
Next time around, we hope to see more islanders step up as candidates.
The Beachcomber’s new editor reflects on the role of a community newspaper.
Local pastor Mike Ivaska writes about how God has seemed distant during the pandemic.
Unfortunately, what happens in Taiwan doesn’t just stay in Taiwan — it impacts us. So, when President Xi Jinping announced China’s plan to step up… Continue reading
The race for Mayor of Seattle will dominate the regional media, but for most of the suburbs, it is the King County Executive and the… Continue reading
There’s no shortage of hard issues that need to be tackled these days—from COVID to ferry woes.
Resources are available through the King County Dispute Resolution Center.
Poland and America are like two trains passing each other in opposite directions. That is becoming increasingly clear as President Biden rolls out his progressive… Continue reading
Based on new census data, which shows Washington state has grown by close to 1 million people, the Redistricting Commission is at the beginning of… Continue reading
We must not ever take these deeply community-minded experts and volunteers for granted.
Help raise the roof for longtime islander, then cast your votes in VoV’s lip-synch battle
Marie Koltchak invokes the rhymes of Dr. Seuss to remind islanders of the upcoming PIE phonathon.