Public meeting with ferry chief, officials set for next Wednesday

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:15AM

This version of the story corrects the time of the Wednesday, Oct. 26, meeting. It begins at 6 p.m. at McMurray Middle School.

Living ‘vibrantly in the face of adversity’: Islander learns to live life with cancer

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

One late afternoon last month, while the spun-gold of autumn's fading light filtered through the madrona trees, a Los Angeles-based film crew gathered at the home of Phil Volker on Wax Orchard Road. The location, worthy of starring in a film, set the scene for a joyous reunion of the director, crew, cast and friends of the award-winning documentary, "Phil's Camino," on the eve of the film's presentation at the Port Townsend Film Festival.

Predicted destructive weekend storm falls flat

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

When weather forecasters last week announced the remnants of Pacific Typhoon Songda would slam into the Pacific Northwest Saturday, bringing excessive rain and wind gusts potentially up to 60 mph, islanders began to prepare for the worst.

Dockton Store owners seeking information about hit and run

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

The owners of the Dockton General Store building are asking members of the public to come forward with any information they may have about a hit and run over the weekend that damaged the building's awning support and mailbox.

Fire commissioners approve paramedic plan at public meeting, process moves forward

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

Vashon's fire board last Wednesday night unanimously voted to approve a plan to combine Vashon's paramedics with those of the South King County Medic One system.

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