Body of missing Vashon woman, Kirsten Proffit, found

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 3:35PM

In sad news on Vashon, the body of Kirsten Proffit, the island woman reported missing last Monday, has been found and her family notified, according to Lane Youmans, the coroner of Grays Harbor County.

Island woman still missing

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 1:13PM

The island woman who was reported missing early this week still has not returned, despite some reports yesterday that she was back safe on the island.

Vashon woman missing for second day

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Aug 27, 2014 at 2:22PM

An island woman has been reported missing Monday, and anyone with information about her whereabouts is encouraged to contact the King County Sheriff's Office.


Biking at midlife: crazy outfits optional

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 11:35AM

My husband has become a biker. Not a leather-clad Harley Davidson riding biker — the other kind. I’m really happy for him, truly I am, but his transformation comes with some baggage.


Costs for staff to direct traffic seem high

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 11:32AM

About traffic patrols at the Fauntleroy dock: Why so expensive? Granted, I’m unschooled in public policy, but $71,000 a year for 21 hours a week for a ferry employee or $300,000 a year for a police cadet seems like a lot!

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