Hospital District candidates lay out priorities at forum

Hosp. district candidates took questions about themselves, their priorities if elected in November.

Body found in water near Tahlequah Dock

The cause of death is still undermined.

Cuts, challenges for school district prompt discussion

Strong disagreement between union and officials over how to proceed with cuts to reduce deficit.

Vashon 4-H club part of long history at island park

Event last weekend celebrated work that transformed Paradise Ridge park into riding destination.

Jazz fans, rejoice: a virtuoso of vibes visits Vashon

Joel Ross’s island performance is the latest stop on a busy tour of major West Coast jazz venues.

Mustang boys and girls impress ahead of championship games

Mustang boys captured first place; Pirate captain placed first in high school girls 5k race.

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U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal holds island town hall

Discussion ranged from President Trump to jobs, the environment, health care, taxes and immigration.

What’s Happening Oct. 17 – 24

Rebecca Albiani talks Frida Kahlo, Portland musicians land on Vashon, Flamenco is back, and more.

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Harbor School looking for a new head of school

Mark McGough, who joined the staff in 2016, has stepped down.

Islander launches shoe drive for migrants

“I help because I want to do the most good possible with the life I have been given.”

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County updating climate change strategy

The plan sets a number of goals outlining King County’s actions on climate change.

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Northwest

King County wants to boost composting market

In 2018, around one-third of material sent to regional landfill could have been composted.

 

Opinion

Candidate’s answer on commissioner compensation is a ‘noble’ response

Hosp. dist. commissioner candidate Wendy Noble said salary could get more qualified people in power

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There are superheroes in our own community

The island community regularly shows up to make things happen.

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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