Dock at risk amidst a lease dilemma

While the Tramp Harbor dock can be quiet this time of year, during other seasons it is a popular place for fishing, crabbing and even nighttime squid fishing. - Ray Pfortner Photo
  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

Vashon’s only public fishing pier may soon close, as the Vashon Park District considers a new report that the aging dock is unsafe and vets a state demand to replace it with a more environmentally friendly structure.

With few houses on the market, buyers find options limited

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 6:00PM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 5:49PM

Missing life in the countryside, Seattle artist Emily Browne has been looking to relocate to Vashon since last fall, but like many others hoping to buy a home on the island, her progress has been slow because the number of homes on the market is near a record low.

Navy captain to visit Island Quilter

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 5:48PM

A former leader of the military trauma hospital located in Kandahar, Afghanistan, will be on Vashon next week to recognize American Hero Quilts and those who have supported it.

Farmers market remodel is explored

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 5:48PM

The Vashon Island Growers Association (VIGA) is on the road to revamping the farmers market, starting with help from local architecture students in redesigning the Village Green.

Catching a ride on Vashon: Islander works to expand local transportation options

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 5:48PM

In an effort to increase transportation options for islanders, Doug Skove is working to recruit local drivers to contract with ride share companies and provide on-demand rides.

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