Record snowfall delights, frustrates islanders

The weather brought power outages, transportation challenges and school cancellations.

Gender-bending ‘Odd Couple’ opens Friday at arts center

The leads are female in this version, staged by Drama Dock.

Islanders assist those interested in Death with Dignity Act

“I feel very strongly that people should know that it is an option.”

Island’s youth programs, preschools prepare for emergencies

“The more people are ready, the more people we can help.”

Man charged after domestic violence assault

The arrest followed an episode of domestic violence earlier in the week.

Vashon Community Care receives high governmental rating

The nursing home’s rating has improved greatly since director Mike Schwartz took the job last summer.

Winter storm brings breakers, and surfers, to the north end

Islander Oli Christophersen learned to surf in Washington years ago and has come to love cold waves.

Coincidences, science lead to love

“It’s always interesting how we meet our significant others.”

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A tale of two ferry captains

Islander Marsha Morse follows the footsteps of the first woman steamship pilot on Puget Sound.

Friends of Mukai remember history with film, discussion

Executive Order 9066 led to the incarceration of Americans of Japanese Ancestry during World War II.

Concert combines fancy footwork and banjo

The show will be a celebration of traditional music and dance.

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Opinion

Winter storm brought lessons, gratitude

The island has been through a lot this last week and a half, and some lessons are clear: how much… Continue reading

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Communication from county on millings needs improvement

It seems possible that the tale of Vashon’s millings may soon be reaching a conclusion. Many threads from this saga… Continue reading

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Marketplace
More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Northwest

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

 

Bill targets sexual health curriculum in Washington schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

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