Islander proposes shellfish operation in Tramp Harbor

Some islanders are wary of potential problems.

Fires, floods, destruction: Washington copes with worsening climate change

From rising sea levels and crop failures to dying forests and fish, Washington state is struggling

Vashon High School announces decision to end Japanese program

Lower enrollment, staffing challenges and budget limitations are to blame.

News Briefs

Injury reported after propane tank explodes; an update on millings; Metro transit fair on Thursday

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King County awards grants to island organizations

The Community Engagement Grants program, supports local programs and projects

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Tragedy inspires Vashon native to establish new nonprofit

Wilderness Chaplains offers crisis care and support to first responders.

Ferry fleet’s fate rests with legislators

The fate of Washington State Ferries’ Long Range Plan, specifically the construction of five new Olympic-class boats, hangs in the… Continue reading

Aerial experts prepare to wow with new production

The high-flying ensemble has been at work for more than a year to create the original piece.

Vashon’s renowned tamale chef to open restaurant in town

Patty’s Place will be a breakfast and lunch destination with a global menu of offerings.

Vashon firefighters raise money to defeat cancer in Seattle stair climb

The purpose of the event is to raise money to combat blood cancers.

This guitar god aims his show at pint-sized audience

Music icon Chris Ballew rocks on as Caspar Babypants, having released a total of 14 albums for kids.

Opinion
An endangered female orca leaps from the water in January, 2014, in Puget Sound, west of Seattle as seen from a federal research vessel that has been tracking the whales. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press file photo)

What look at Snake dams can mean for orcas, us

The state shouldn’t shy away from a discussion of the costs and benefits of breaching four dams.

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Parks serve us all: Vote ‘Yes’ on Prop 1

Vashon Park District is now in aposition to move forward in good financial standing.

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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