Some hope island will go 'Salmon Safe'

Joe Yarkin owns Sun Island Farm, one of five Vashon farms that have already been certified under the Salmon Safe label.  - Natalie Martin/Staff Photo
  • Today at 4:27PM

In the coming week, representatives from the environmental organization Stewardship Partners will visit the island twice with information about their Salmon Safe certification program, part of an effort to get more island farms and other organizations to consider their environmental impact, not just on the island’s salmon streams, but on Puget Sound in general.

Opinion

Island roads: We are all responsible for safety

  • Today at 4:35PM

The moment islanders dread hearing about came last week: a serious injury along the roadside.

Man arrested after firing gun in suspected drug house

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

A Vashon man was booked into jail last weekend and could face charges after shooting a gun in a suspected drug house.

Native artist will speak about Coast Salish art and culture

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 4:46PM

Contemporary Northwest native artist Shaun Peterson is slated to give a free presentation about Coast Salish art and culture for the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association’s (VMIHA) ongoing exhibition about Vashon natives, at 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Penny Farcy Center next to the museum.

Local author launches new mystery series

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 4:44PM

On a windy knoll behind a prehistoric walled settlement in beguiling and enigmatic West Penwith, England, an American archeology team makes an unnerving discovery. Beneath a Stone Age burial quoit, at the site of an Iron Age village, a single, skeletal finger sticks up out of the soil.

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