Longtime islander rides in Mongol Derby

“I don’t think it’s possible to do enough to get ready for something like that.”

Local wildlife rescue runs on volunteer power

By Kathryn True Every morning in Lynnwood, a doctor and her team hold rounds for a special set of patients… Continue reading

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King County Local Services to host town hall Monday

The meeting will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at Vashon High School

Future of historic dock rests on community

Park District levy election hangs over all decisions regarding what steps will be taken next.

Vashon school board, superintendent consider budget reductions

Superintendent told board members that the district is facing an $825,000 shortfall.

Festival honors Vashon’s Japanese heritage

“People could come almost any time and experience and see something wonderful, cultural and artistic.”

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Beachcomber names new editor to paper

Reporter and current editor Susan Riemer is stepping down.

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King County alcohol production ordinance could be approved by year’s end

Proposal would allow Vashon town center to open small tasting rooms.

Weekend catio tour highlights pet safety

Islanders interested in building safe outdoor spaces for their pets will have the opportunity to see several different designs on Continue reading...

What’s Happening Sept. 19 – 26

Hurra! Oktoberfest; LGBTQ films to screen; get caught in The Cyclone Line; and more.

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Passport to Pain

Riders tested their mettle on the island’s biggest hills last Saturday.

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Northwest

More than 100 horses are being hoarded by a nonprofit in Puget Sound

Under guise of nonprofit caring for rescued horses, allegations of animal cruelty arose.

 

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$30 car tab proposal returns to ballot in November

Tim Eyman-led initiative would restrict car tabs and transportation benefit districts in Washington.

 

Sports

Mustang cross country team sees strong turnout this year

The coaches expect high spirits and exciting races for the 2019-20 school year.

 

Pirate football teams falls to Coupeville

Facing off against the Coupeville High School Wolves last Friday, Vashon Pirates football team cobbled together a safety, a touchdown… Continue reading

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Opinion

Islanders should attend King County town hall

Reasons why Vashonites should attend town hall on Sept. 23.

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Tool library rises to challenges of sharing economy

Embracing change is the key to moving forward to build a society to pass on to future generations.

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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