Opinion

Shop Vashon beyond the holiday season

Many of the things people love about Vashon are due to the care, time and effort of local businesses

  • Dec 26, 2019

Think about American way this holiday season

This holiday season may shape up to be one of the most contentious and polarizing since 1860.

  • Dec 26, 2019

Improving upon Christmas TV movie mediocrity

Canned acting, corny dialogue, and tinsel-thin plots have taken their toll on this cinephile.

  • Dec 18, 2019

Health care district board members work well together

That could go a long way in creating public buy-in for their decisions on health care services.

  • Dec 18, 2019

Gov’t won’t save us from wealthy people

If you ever hear “altruism” and “government” in the same sentence, know that you are being lied to.

  • Dec 11, 2019

New approach needed for health care assessment

There is a way to ensure that all voices heard and that islanders are equitably engaged.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Come to local impeachment rally

The goal is to show lawmakers that their constituents are behind them to defend the Constitution.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Songs, demonstrations can unite island

It’s more important than ever to uphold what is the best and highest in us.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Community tree allows islanders to come together

But Vashon-Maury Island celebrates this time of year in more ways than one.

  • Dec 11, 2019

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

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

  • Dec 4, 2019

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

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

  • Nov 27, 2019

Best of both worlds

Celebrating American and Canadian Thanksgiving.

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

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

  • Nov 21, 2019

Some problems with U.S. gov’t

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

  • Nov 20, 2019