After success under the dome, pool opens Thursday for the summer

The Vashon Pool opens for its early summer season May 24 after five months under its new dome, which created… Continue reading

Island choir has songs for threshold between life and death

Since 2005, the Vashon Threshold Choir has met islanders as they face the end of their lives, entering the rooms… Continue reading

Senior center chooses new director

After a search that drew 21 applicants and included a rigorous selection process, the Vashon Senior Center board has chosen… Continue reading

VYFS restores substance abuse treatment services

Four years after Vashon Youth & Family Services closed its drug and alcohol treatment program, the agency is offering the… Continue reading

Island business news

For Sale Currently, there are several commercial buildings for sale on Vashon. The most recent addition is the Red Bike,… Continue reading

King County considers buying 65,000 acres for conservation

The proposed plan would protect forests, trails, shorelines, and farms.

Neighborcare takes steps to firm up clinic’s financial state

Facing significant financial challenges less than two years after opening its clinic on Vashon, Neighborcare Health is altering its lineup… Continue reading

BioBlitz marathon shows island’s diverse ecology

From the microscopic water bear to a 6-foot long harbor porpoise, island species were counted as part of a 24-hour Continue reading...

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Unifying for Democracy

Nearly 50 people turned out at a meeting on protecting democracy last Saturday, where Sen. Sharon Nelson; Shaun Scott, field Continue reading...

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Funeral director announces bid for state senate seat

Lisa Devereau, director of Vashon Island Funeral Services, has filed to represent Legislative District 34 and fill the seat outgoing Continue reading...

Award-winning Canadian writers to hold readings at bookshop

A reading by two award-winning Canadian writers will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Vashon Bookshop. The Continue reading...

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News

News Briefs for April 11, 2018

Paving underway at Fauntleroy dock Washington State Ferries (WSF) is conducting maintenance at the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal by re-paving the… Continue reading

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King County considers buying 65,000 acres for conservation

The proposed plan would protect forests, trails, shorelines, and farms.

 

Arts

Theater: Big questions for a small island

What would happen if a talented child of Vashon grew up, moved away to become an accomplished writer and performer,… Continue reading

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`Pinocchio’ brought to life through dance

The famous Italian fairy tale about an untruthful puppet will be brought to life by students of Vashon Dance Academy… Continue reading

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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Park district, Seals owed thanks for new pool dome

Last weekend, there was a flurry of activity at the Vashon Pool, as volunteers, mostly parents of Vashon Seals Swim… Continue reading

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COMMENTARY: Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is an important issue for our community. We are especially concernedabout low-wage workers who cannot afford to live… Continue reading

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Marketplace
Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

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Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.