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A bus bound for the north-end ferry dock pulls into a stop in town Monday afternoon as a man waits. Sunday bus service is returning to the island on route 118 on Sept. 11.  -

Sunday bus service returns to island in September after 16 years

  • Aug 30, 2016 at 10:45AM

Amid King County Metro's efforts to determine which transit alternatives can be brought to Vashon, the department has reinstated Sunday bus service 16 years after it was discontinued.

Behind on property taxes, golf course assesses members in effort to stay viable

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 8:54AM

The Vashon Golf & Swim Club owes more than $36,000 in delinquent property taxes, leading the club's proprietary members to institute a first-of-its-kind assessment to all members to help make up the difference.

Neighborcare on track to open Vashon clinic next month

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 8:54AM

Neighborcare Health is still aiming to open the clinic at Sunrise Ridge by the middle or end of September, and a variety of preparations are underway to make that happen, from raising funds to hiring staff.

Ferry system plans for public process this fall, aims to make improvements next spring

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 8:54AM

After meeting with Sen. Sharon Nelson and members of ferry advisory committees last week regarding boarding procedures at Fauntleroy, ferry officials say they are planning for community outreach this fall with the goal of implementing recommendations in the spring.

Wildlife experts: Cougar may have left Vashon

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 8:54AM

Cougar stories have traveled far and wide on the island this summer, but leaders of the Vashon Nature Center are saying they believe the animal may have left.

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