Opinion

Thank you for your service

We would like to acknowledge those working to the best of their ability to hold the world together.

  • May 15, 2020
Let’s keep our seniors safe and socialized

Let’s keep our seniors safe and socialized

As we struggle through isolation during the COVID 19 epidemic, connection is critical.

  • May 10, 2020
Let’s keep our seniors safe and socialized
As Vashon fades in distance, editor says goodbye

As Vashon fades in distance, editor says goodbye

The pandemic has hit the journalism industry hard. But please, islanders: Keep reading.

  • May 10, 2020
As Vashon fades in distance, editor says goodbye

Time is running out to flatten “human curve”

The pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented reduction in pollution, congestion and other maladies.

  • May 10, 2020

What might the island look like after this?

It is worth considering what the aftermath of the pandemic could change for residents of this island

  • May 10, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Vashon nonprofits shine on Voice of Vashon

“We aim to be the nonprofit that supports all other island nonprofits.”

  • May 4, 2020

If you have the means, stimulate Vashon

Please consider donating some or all of your stimulus money to VashonBePrepared to help our own.

  • May 4, 2020
Health and compassion for the mind and spirit

Health and compassion for the mind and spirit

In talking to each other, we can help ourselves and each other, even at a distance.

  • May 2, 2020
Health and compassion for the mind and spirit
Health care district looking ahead

Health care district looking ahead

As commissioners, we are now embarking on two important tasks.

  • May 2, 2020
Health care district looking ahead

For COVID-19, we are all a part of the story

Those of us whose jobs it is to report on the virus for this paper are affected by it as well.

  • May 1, 2020

Making the best out of circumstances

The faculty at Chautauqua have done a great job during these tumultuous days.

  • Apr 27, 2020
Making Vashon a climate action laboratory

Making Vashon a climate action laboratory

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

  • Apr 27, 2020
Making Vashon a climate action laboratory
With 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it’s time for change

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
With 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it’s time for change
Remembering Vashon, as we pass the days waiting for tomorrow

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
Remembering Vashon, as we pass the days waiting for tomorrow

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 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.

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

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

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
In times of pandemic, economic resiliency more important than ever
Going viral with community, sustainability and social justice

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
Going viral with community, sustainability and social justice