WSF releases final draft of triangle route schedule

Washington State Ferries released the final draft of its revised triangle route schedule this evening, just before tomorrow’s meeting about… Continue reading

Fire commissioners approve $5.4 million budget for 2019

At the most recent fire board meeting late last month, the five commissioners unanimously passed a nearly $5.4 million budget… Continue reading

Projects, programs in future parks’ planning

In 2019, the Vashon Park District will set out to complete the first of a number of deferred maintenance projects… Continue reading

Group petitions Port of Seattle over plane noise

Islanders who are bothered by noise from air traffic over Vashon delivered a petition to the Port of Seattle last… Continue reading

Body found near Dockton Park

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies found the body of a 37-year-old woman in the water at Dockton Park Thursday, Dec.… Continue reading

Pool to offer quiet swim times for elderly, disabled

The benefits of swimming for those with limited abilities are many, said Aquatics Manager Ann White.

King County Metro partners with carpooling apps

The initiative is in preparation of the viaduct closure next month.

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Recent land purchases nearly double Frog Holler Forest

Just two years ago on the island’s south end, King County created a 60-acre public forest from previously private land. Continue reading...

Girls U14 soccer team wins cup

Vashon Island Soccer Club’s girls’ under 14 team, the Orcas, coached by Nick Keenan, Darragh Kennan and Brian Gill, brought Continue reading...

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Fundraising campaign set up for islanders

Friends of longtime islanders Rex and Elizabeth Morris, concerned about the couple as they face the loss of their home Continue reading...

On the waterfront: Cove’s rich history on Vashon

The old Cove Store, now a residential apartment building, is a part of island history.

Sports

VHS girls basketball team remains undefeated

A buzz, typically reserved for the VHS boys’ basketball team — whose consistent play has led to league playoffs and… Continue reading

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Island swimmers look for success

Vashon has two swim teams, and both are currently busy with local competitions.

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Opinion

Let’s get serious about disaster preparedness

On Vashon, as fall gives way to winter, it is always a good idea to tend to household preparedness, making… Continue reading

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We are the biggest threat to our groundwater

Without safeguards, we could find contaminants creeping into the island’s water supply.

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Marketplace

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...

 

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Continue reading...

 

Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

 

Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 takes center stage in 2018

Aircraft to be produced at Boeing’s Renton factory on the shores of Lake Washington