Anneli Fogt

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Granny’s grant program awards $93,000 to island health-based organizations

Six nonprofits that focus on the health and well-being of islanders started…

  • Oct 10th, 2017 10:28am

Brewer, farmer grow barley on Vashon

Weeks after announcing plans to open a pub in the spring, island…

  • Oct 10th, 2017 11:04am

Election: School, park board candidates address bullying, finances at forum

The seven islanders running to fill the two open seats on each…

  • Oct 12th, 2017 3:09pm

Apples, cider and pumpkins: Celebrate fall at Ciderfest

Over the past week, Vashon Island Fruit Club members and volunteers have…

  • Oct 5th, 2017 8:26am

Vashon Pool set to be covered next month

For weeks, the Vashon Pool has been empty — a plastered hole…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 10:19am

Election: Public forums coming up for park, school, fire candidates

Seats on Vashon’s three major taxing district boards — school, park and…

  • Oct 6th, 2017 11:48am

EDITORIAL: Even with forest closure, deer hunt is equitable

Last Tuesday, a small group of islanders gathered in McMurray Middle School’s…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:04am

Claudia Bibbins Brougham

Claudia Bibbins Brougham was born in Burton, Vashon Island, Washington, on October…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:23am

From service to statistics, public lambastes Ferries

During a public meeting last week at Vashon High School, Washington State…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:27am

Longtime owners sell Vashon Pharmacy

Twenty-five years after islanders Dave Willingham and Tom Langland — still known…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 9:23am

Islanders join regional effort to oppose PSE natural gas plant

One dozen islanders on Thursday converged on Puget Sound Energy’s Vashon Island…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:42am

Deer hunt decision expected this week

Roughly 50 islanders have submitted comments regarding the island’s annual limited deer…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 12:13pm

Resettlement Committee brings two more Syrian refugee families to island

After months of fundraising and networking with the local Muslim community, the…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:47am

Island brewer plans to open tasting room, pub this spring

A fourth eatery has joined the list of food facilities coming soon…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:01am

Islander heading to Red Bull Art of Motion competition for second time

At 20 years old, islander Nate Weston is already a sponsored parkour…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:16am

More than one year after discussion began, school board approves racial equity policy

The Vashon school board last Thursday approved a racial equity policy that…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:17am

Former La Boucherie reopens under new chef

La Boucherie, the longtime farm-to-table restaurant and butcher shop showcasing products from…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:20am

School district, Queer Spectrum Alliance create timeline for all-gender bathrooms

Come January, Vashon High School will have more gender-neutral bathrooms, and outreach…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:21am

VISD begins incentive program for special-ed teachers amid shortage

Given a state-wide shortage of special-education teachers, the Vashon school district and…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 1:32pm

School district, Journeymen receive Best Starts for Kids grants

Two island organizations have been awarded a total of $30,000 from King…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 10:01pm

Island schools face unknown financial future under new state budget

The impact of the state’s new McCleary-compliant budget on Vashon’s schools is…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 11:39am

Life after Incarceration: Racial justice group hosting evening of discussion

As part of its efforts to acknowledge and address racism on Vashon…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 12:14pm

Probe into Cory Kennedy crash continues

The investigation into a fatal crash that left a 45-year-old man dead…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 10:38am

‘We’re not in Kansas anymore’: 351 cyclists, one walker take on annual Passport to Pain

Continuing the summer fundraising tradition, just over 350 cyclists converged on Vashon…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 10:40am

Committee rethinks new farmers market structure

After being met with opposition last summer about building a larger farmers…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:19am

VashonFresh pilot program extended through Oct. 15

A summer pilot project to test an online marketplace for local food…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:37am

VHS football suffers 68-0 loss, fall sports season begins

For the island’s student-athletes, September means not only the start of school,…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:40am

Volunteer firefighters help with Jolly Mountain, Grand Mound fires

Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency Saturday as three…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 10:47am

UPDATED: Pro skateboarders involved in fatal Vashon Island crash

A veteran skateboard videographer is dead and a pro skateboarder is awaiting…

  • Sep 7th, 2017 1:26pm

Open Space construction leads to cancellation of VIPP auction

The 2017 Fur Ball — the 15th annual fundraising auction for Vashon’s…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 10:21am

‘You knew everybody’: Island elder recalls Vashon from 70 years ago

Long before it became a proving ground for sheepdogs and their handlers…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 10:25am

The President of Me will mark final day with ‘last hurrah’ Friday

Friday marks the last day The President of Me store will occupy…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 10:40am

Despite overall defeat, Prop. 1 passed on Vashon

While it was narrowly defeated county-wide, recently certified primary election results show…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 10:44am

Randy Kirk

Many of you already know that Vashon lost a Rock Star on…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 9:51am

Vashon school district settles with families who filed harassment lawsuit

The two island plaintiffs who brought a lawsuit against Vashon’s school district…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 9:12am

FERRIES: Loading changes at Fauntleroy yeild `flat’ results, will continue

The loading procedures implemented at Fauntleroy one month ago that were hoped…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 9:18am

Islanders gather to watch eclipse

Dozens of islanders gathered at Sunrise Ridge on Monday morning for an…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 10:49am

Respected island dog trainer competes in World Sheepdog Trials

Islander Maggi McClure was among the nearly 250 people from 30 countries…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 9:56am

Seals hosting all-day fundraiser Friday for pool cover, upgrades

In three weeks, the Vashon Pool will end its summer season and…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 9:58am

Islander takes Music Mends Minds to international Rotary convention

Two years after bringing the program to Vashon as a Rotary community…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 10:35am