Opinion

Making Vashon a climate action laboratory

The Whole Vashon Project aims to gather the community around programs that motivate action.

  • Apr 27, 2020

With 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it’s time for change

Let’s make the best of challenging times by making Vashon a more sustainable and resilient community.

  • Apr 26, 2020

Remembering Vashon, as we pass the days waiting for tomorrow

I’ll say a word — let’s make it “Friday” — and you tell me what you remember.

  • Apr 24, 2020

We’re not out of the woods yet: Stay home

Have patience, stay connected, and keep up the fight by observing social distancing measures.

  • Apr 23, 2020

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

Wishing for a world of care and respect this Earth Day

It may be worth reflecting on how uniquely cared for this island is, and its people are, by so many.

  • Apr 16, 2020

In times of pandemic, economic resiliency more important than ever

Becoming resilient and self-reliant as a community does not happen overnight, but we can do it.

  • Apr 13, 2020

Going viral with community, sustainability and social justice

I believe our Vashon-Maury community is well-positioned to help lead needed transformations.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Stay connected — with each other, and with us

We are resolute in our mission to keep the print paper going — if the community supports us.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Support full-day ECEAP

I am witness to significant improvement in children participating in the program.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Unity Rally canceled

The Indivisible Vashon leadership team has decided to cancel the August 8, 2020, Unity Rally.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Renew car tabs online

Customers are encouraged to renew their license tabs online.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Be mindful of others

Toilet paper is the tip of the iceberg.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Support for small businesses needed

This isn’t business as usual for most island restaurants — they need more support than your patronage.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Make payments with community in mind

A suggestion for how to use federal COVID-19 payments.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Thank you, Vashon, for driving less

As my dad used to say, “Life could be like this.”

  • Apr 8, 2020

Support Ace Hardware, but stay away if you’re ill

We are here to support you; please support us.

  • Apr 8, 2020

Full-day preschool an outstanding return on investment

We see ECEAP as a powerful return on our investment in children and a program to celebrate.

  • Apr 3, 2020

We are The Beachcomber

We are not going to leave you without a newspaper in these critical times.

  • Apr 3, 2020

Help to hold hope in uncertain times

Human beings are being reminded in real time that we impact one another for good or for bad.

  • Apr 1, 2020