Fire damages south-end home

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Jul 21, 2016 at 11:35AM

A fire caused considerable damage to a house on the south end of the island on Wednesday.

Island cookstove organization begins fundraising effort

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:18AM

A three-year partnership between a Vashon cookstove design organization and the University of Washington has paid off in the form of a new, wood-burning stove for use in developing countries. Creators say that it will save lives by significantly reducing emissions from indoor cooking smoke.

VYFS, former clinical director sued by agency’s previous intern

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:18AM

A former intern at Vashon Youth & Family Services is suing the agency and its previous clinical director, who served as the intern's supervisor and provided counseling to her and one of her children in his private practice.

‘Chicago’ comes to Vashon

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:17AM

Theater director Susan Hanson had just finished touching up the risers with black paint, laying out the glow tape on the floor boards and vacuuming under the enlarged picture frame for the set of "Chicago," the musical she's directing for Drama Dock, when she stopped to chat about the show that will open Thursday at Vashon Center for the Arts.

Opinion

COMMENTARY: Killing more than weeds: Chemicals in herbicides pose threat to Puget Sound salmon

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:30AM

Salmon are one of the most popular wild creatures on Vashon Island. The annual spawning event draws spectators to Vashon's creeks every year, but the fish's numbers are lower than they were decades ago.

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