Election: More than 70 percent of voters approve school levy

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 3, 2016 at 11:11AM

The Vashon school district's technology and facilities levy passed with more than 70 percent of island voters in favor of the measure, according to King County Elections preliminary results.

UPDATED|Lawsuit alleges harassment, discrimination at Vashon schools

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Apr 29, 2016 at 10:21AM

The parents of two Vashon students are suing the Vashon Island School District, superintendent and multiple administrators on behalf of their children, alleging administrators failed to address and stop daily harassment and discrimination.

Photos: Unveiling the new arts center

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:02AM

Vashon Center for the Arts (VCA) unveiled its new arts center, the Katherine L. White Hall, on Saturday. The event began at 10 a.m. with remarks by VCA Director Molly Reed and a ribbon-cutting by islander Kay White, 95, who donated the millions of dollars with which the project was largely funded. The public was then free to roam the entirety of the building and ask questions of the volunteers stationed throughout.

Researchers: Whale found dead off Vashon was ‘normal occurrence’

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:01AM

A gray whale that was reported dead off of Vashon last week likely died of starvation, whale experts say, though it is not yet clear if there were additional causes that contributed to the animal's condition.


Senior center event shows wide variety of islanders

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 1:30AM

Earlier this month was the monthly "Current Events Day" at the Vashon Senior Center. It is a gathering of the most politically and socially aware people on the island: the whole spectrum. I was astounded at the depth and breadth of knowledge and experience present.

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