Schools begin wide effort to prevent suicide

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:57PM

Vashon, the school district is beginning a three-year project to increase suicide prevention efforts in island schools.

A Star sighting for Seahawks fans

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:21PM

Hundreds of people descended on the Vashon Thriftway last week for a chance to meet Seattle Seahawks linebacker and Superbowl MVP Malcolm Smith.

Preschool provides more than learning

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:15PM

The sounds of English and Spanish filled the air last week at the island’s newest preschool as children gathered for a snack before heading out for a romp on the playground.

Two programs help heat Vashon homes

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:42PM

As colder weather settles in, low-income households that need help paying for heat and electricity can apply for assistance through programs that are supported by several island fuel vendors as well as Puget Sound Energy.

Fire department passes a ‘lean’ budget for 2015

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:38PM

The board of Vashon’s fire department has approved what officials there call a lean budget for next year.

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