Medical assistants Pamela Stoneham, above left, and Sue Hoffmann help get the new clinic organized for its opening. Below, the signs at downtown Vashon’s Information Station reflect the recent change to the campaign’s focus.    - Susan Riemer/Staff Photo

Neighborcare clinic set to open Monday

  • Sep 21, 2016 at 1:23PM

eighborcare Health at Vashon was a hive of activity on Monday morning with workmen on ladders, staff tucked behind computers and medical assistants preparing exam rooms.

Proposed paramedic plan moves ahead

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 11:27AM

County emergency medicine officials will return to the island next week and present a revised plan regarding combining Vashon's paramedics with those of South King County Medic One.

Island coyotes: Expert will share insights to keep livestock, pets safe

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 11:26AM

The island's animal predators have received considerable attention this summer, and next week islanders will have a chance to learn more about living with some of those predators — coyotes — at a presentation by an expert from the United States Department of Agriculture.


Event bars islanders from forest, should be rethought

  • Sep 21, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Sep 23, 2016 at 11:26AM

It is once again time for the pilot hunting program at Island Center Forest (ICF) to commence and I believe it is time to rethink this. This forest is a valuable island resource used by a wide variety of enthusiasts and is closed for two weeks every year to all but hunters — most of whom come from off island.

Dig Nursery property up for sale

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 4:31PM

Sylvia Matlock says she loves to drive around the island and look at all of the trees that once occupied her nursery, but have been planted over the past 20 years.

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