Group seeks innovative solution to local health care challenges

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 2:13PM

With the island facing health care changes and challenges, a group of islanders is working to develop creative ways to strengthen the delivery of medical care on Vashon.

Islanders say stormy weather means time to get set for winter

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Last Friday as temperatures dipped toward freezing, Spring Beach residents donned their coats and headed to one neighbor’s home. On the agenda for the evening was to discuss what they would do should the wintery weather take a turn for the worse.

Proposed county fee hikes raise concern at the farmers market

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

In a move that has come as a shock to many, King County has proposed significant increases in its fees for farmers markets and some of their vendors.


Group sees that our health care hangs in the balance

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Health care on Vashon has always been tricky, as it is in any small town. Basic care has been easy to find, but islanders have found themselves going to Seattle or Tacoma to see specialists, for urgent care or even for something as simple as an ultrasound


Historic deal with China paves the way for a global fight against climate change

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

By now many people know about the historic agreement last week between the United States and China to lower greenhouse gas emissions. This agreement is a positive step forward and will hopefully pave the way for a global fight against climate change.

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