Triangle task force will discuss schedule changes next month

The Triangle Route Improvement Task Force has moved on from trying to create a quick fix for loading procedures at… Continue reading

Fire damages north-end home

King County fire investigators say a faulty wall heater is to blame for the fire that caused considerable damage at… Continue reading

Election: Islanders approve fire district levy, elect members to seven public boards

Island voters during last week’s election approved an increased property-tax levy to fund the island’s cash-strapped fire department and filled… Continue reading

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Manka Dhingra, left, won her seat with 55 percent of the vote, giving Democrats control of the state Senate. At right, Dow Constantine, with 77 percent of the vote, coasted to victory and his third term as King County Executive. (Courtesy Photos)

Election Day victories bring change to state, county efforts

Last week’s election brought a substantial change at the state level, giving the Democrats control of Senate, while at the… Continue reading

Vashon and Maury Islands are home to an abundance of flora and fauna. To learn about these species and hundreds of others, stop by the exhibit that will open this Friday at the Land Trust Building. (Kieran Enzian Photo, left; Maria Metler Photos center top and right; Kelly Keenan Photo center bottom)

The nature of Vashon: Explore the island’s biodiversity an upcoming exhibit

By SUSAN RIEMER Reporter Islanders will soon have a new opportunity to discover the natural world around them with the… Continue reading

After Monday windstorm, hundreds still without power Tuesday

Roughly 450 of the island’s Puget Sound Energy customers were without power at 8 a.m. Tuesday after the first major… Continue reading

VHS actors perform on-island, will head to China

Four Vashon High School theater students will spend Thanksgiving in China performing at a youth theater festival, but first they… Continue reading

At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food

Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of Continue reading...

‘It has not been sacrifice’: School board member steps down after 12 years

Bob Hennessey believes in government. He has worked in it his whole life, first as a press secretary on Capitol Continue reading...

On its 90th anniversary, Pioneer Monument’s unveiling is recreated

The Ellisport Women’s Club called a meeting of island pioneers on May 19, 1923, and over 100 islanders came to Continue reading...

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New machine at pharmacy expected to improve customer service

A new piece of equipment at the Vashon Pharmacy has been drawing a lot of attention since it was installed Continue reading...


New book by island author chosen for Land Trust book club

A young girl and her father are riding a snowmobile in upstate New York. As they cross the open fields,… Continue reading


Arts Around Town Nov. 15 through 22

Island native plays a solo show of original songs Vashon musician Fionn Meade will play a show of original songs… Continue reading

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VIRC junior crew veteran commits to Stanford

The fulfillment of a long-held dream came last Tuesday, Nov. 8, for Vashon High School senior Riley Lynch, as National… Continue reading


Island equestrians take first, fifth at regional rally

Two Olympus Pony Club teams demonstrated their expertise in both riding and horsemanship at this year’s Northwest Regional Jump Rally… Continue reading

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