Island’s only marijuana dispensary closes

  • Aug 16, 2016 at 10:27AM

Island Cure Collective, Vashon's only marijuana dispensary, has closed after the owner received a warning letter Saturday from the county's prosecuting attorney directing him to close his business or face civil or criminal action.

Island organization brings books to Indonesian village

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:29AM


Amid staff cutbacks, VYFS receives funding from county

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 10:14AM

Weeks after Vashon Youth & Family Services was forced to cut back staff hours due to financial issues, the organization has received $80,000 from King County to help fund its behavioral health programs.

Longtime islander loses van to fire

  • Aug 16, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Aug 17, 2016 at 10:14AM

Thick black smoke billowed up from the parking lot of Seattle Distilling on Saturday evening as a Volkswagen van was engulfed in flames.

Island women, rowing partners ready themselves for Passport to Pain’s 50-mile course

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 1:30AM

*Editor's Note: This story is the first in a series leading up to the Passport to Pain event in September that will profile unique people and groups in the ride.

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