With the Vashon Park District levy coming up this fall, I would like to stress how important the parks are to our island youth. Of… Continue reading
It’s scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Vashon United Methodist Church.
Please vote to establish a hospital district on Vashon Island. We had the chance to do it in 2006 and balked at that time. Since… Continue reading
I’ve seen a few postings on social media that are concerning and play into the FAA’s strategy of pitting neighbor against neighbor in defense of… Continue reading
The article on the Tramp Harbor dock (“Future of historic dock rests on community,” Sept. 19 contained a great deal of valid information, but left… Continue reading
It is unfortunate that candidates for the hospital district cannot specify what services would be provided, because the district is not yet approved and they… Continue reading
Vashon-Maury Island youth participated with adults in the Climate Strike.
An op-ed piece appearing in the Sept. 12 edition of The Beachcomber argues that the process being followed for the very necessary creation of a… Continue reading
If health care services are no longer available on Vashon, what is the impact on your daily life?
As a candidate for commissioner of the proposed public hospital district, I read Sheri Reder’s article (“Proposed Hospital District: Fix Flaws First,” Sept. 12) with… Continue reading
We can’t expect to be rescued by calling 911 every time we have a health issue.
I am writing in response to Sheri Reder’s Sept. 12 commentary opposing the formation of a hospital district. Based upon my long career as an… Continue reading
Embracing change is the key to moving forward to build a society to pass on to future generations.
Last Saturday, in the quiet of my VCC apartment, I heard a knock and called, “Come in,” wondering what new scheme the staff had for… Continue reading
The Beachcomber’s coverage of Vashon Center for the Arts has revealed the financial and management challenges that our arts center faces, and more importantly how… Continue reading
I was devastated by the news that Kevin Hoffberg was leaving the Vashon Center for the Arts. And in a way I totally understood how… Continue reading
We are medical professionals and residents of Vashon and Maury Islands. We are writing to encourage you to supportProposition 1, the proposal to establish a… Continue reading
Re: The recent op-ed by Dr. Mary Bergman.
Reasons why Vashonites should attend town hall on Sept. 23.
Knowing that your decisions for carrying out final wishes can bring peace of mind.