Community celebrates new track and field

A large crowd attended the ceremony for the new track and field at Vashon High School last Friday night, where… Continue reading

Journeymen to hold fundraiser, help island boys grow

In American culture, some boys and young men tear themselves down to fit a mold that promotes single-mindedness, repression, dominance… Continue reading

Ferry meeting draws crowd to comment on long-range plan, schedule

More than 100 people attended Washington State Ferries’ open house for its long-range plan last week at the Vashon High… Continue reading

Utilities retain use of rights-of-way

A Superior Court judge recently issued a formal ruling in favor of utility companies that would have had to pay… Continue reading

Celebrate Vashon’s Japanese heritage this weekend

Islanders and guests are invited to spend Saturday on the grounds of the historic Mukai Farm and Garden for the… Continue reading

New film fest aims to open hearts, minds

This Friday night, the big screen at Vashon Theatre will light up with the grand opening of a new animation… Continue reading

County restores shorelines to health

To protect the many species which depend on the vital health of Puget Sound, King County has several shoreline armoring… Continue reading

New dog daycare and boarding business opens near south end

After a two-year hiatus, islander Tammy Thomas is back in the Vashon pet-care business with Pampered Paws Boarding Kennel and Continue reading...

Making the most of the season: An apple cake for any baker

Whether tucked, folded, boxed or ring-bound, our culinary recipes and keepsakes tell a story, from the company we keep to Continue reading...

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Land Trust to celebrate Bill Fisher, his gift to the island

The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust will host Bill Fisher Day at Fisher Pond from 2 to 4 p.m. this Sunday. Continue reading...

Fire department buys new aid car

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue has purchased a new ambulance, which will soon be put into service as the first-out Continue reading...

Arts

Vashon Center for the Arts gears up for annual auction

Longtime attendees of Vashon Center for the Arts annual art auction will notice some changes to the big fundraising event… Continue reading

 

Concert features masters of traditional Irish music

A traditional Irish music concert by acclaimed button accordionist John Whelan and up-and-coming fiddler Haley Richardson will take place at… Continue reading

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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Change boys’ lives, change the world

According to the Centers for Disease Control, males account for 79 percent of all suicides in this country. Seventy-nine percent.… Continue reading

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COMMENTARY: Mukai Farm Garden: A place that matters

The stories about the Friends of Mukai and their determination to save the Mukai Farm & Garden read like a… Continue reading

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