Anneli Fogt

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New food takeout business slated to open in town this summer

In a world that is requiring people to spend more time at…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 9:50am

Islander starts tennis club on Vashon, camps this summer

Seven months ago, Marcus Gautesen, a new islander at the time, started…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017 11:37am

School district passes budget as funding questions loom in state budget process

The Vashon Island School District board last Thursday approved a $38.7 million…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 3:02pm

New business to open at Vashon Landing building

After four years operating as a pop-up dinner club, the trio of…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 9:13am

Low tide festival at Point Robinson Saturday

On Saturday, the waters of Puget Sound will recede from the banks…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 10:06am

Park, school staff decide on Commons payment, boards to discuss

Vashon park and school board staff last week decided on an amount…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 10:12am

AmeriGas fined for six violations in connection to Vashon Energy fire

AmeriGas Propane has been cited for six serious violations and owes $18,000…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 10:13am

Park, school boards still negotiating Commons

Despite being in conversation for months, members of Vashon’s park and school…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 10:38am

Vashon Fresh launches this week

Islanders will be able to order local food online from vashonfresh.com starting…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 11:34am

Islanders recreating historic Ellisport Chautauqua this summer

More than 100 years ago, Puget Sound residents converged regularly at Ellisport…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 10:35am

Summer Picnics in the Park program starts this month

Now in its fourth year, the Vashon food bank’s Picnics in the…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 10:36am

Eighth and final candidate declares run for unofficial mayor

The eighth and final candidate in Vashon’s race for unofficial mayor is…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 9:51am

Nearly 60 participate in Swim Defiance

A total of 57 swimmers from as far away as Colorado swam…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 9:59am

McMurray gets first assistant principal

McMurray Middle School has never had an assistant principal, until now. Earlier…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 10:04am

Local man will speak about making a difference

* This story is part of an occasional series following islanders who…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 10:13am

PHOTOS: VHS students surprised with concert Friday morning

Vashon High School students on Friday morning were surprised with a concert…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 12:57pm

Council approves purchase of Mukai barreling plant to King County for preservation

Seven months after King County’s department of natural resources first announced its…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 11:30am

Island businesses merge, will offer therapeutic spa services and massage

Four years ago, islander Deja Starr started her business, Vashon Bodywork, with…

  • May 25th, 2017 11:39am

Ferry fares set to rise for vehicles, passengers, starting this October

Ferry fares for vehicles and pedestrians are set to increase nearly 3…

  • May 24th, 2017 10:19am

Former islander, baby killed in Whatcom County car crash

A 25-year-old man who grew up on Vashon and his 4-month-old baby…

  • May 16th, 2017 10:21am

Golf course starts new, natural grass maintenance program

Drivers travelling along 75th Avenue near the Vashon Golf & Swim Club…

  • May 16th, 2017 10:23am

Park board votes to cover Vashon Pool

Vashon Park District commissioners voted last Tuesday to cover the Vashon Pool…

  • May 16th, 2017 10:46am

Islander will tell of experience, show photos of walking with nomads in Morocco

An island woman who spent one week hiking with nomads through the…

  • May 16th, 2017 10:50am

GiveBIG: Organizations benefit from fundraiser’s new approach

More than 30 island-based nonprofits raised $250,000 plus match funds during the…

  • May 16th, 2017 10:51am

AmeriCorps team completes work at Camp Sealth

After six weeks of work, an 11-member team of AmeriCorps workers has…

  • May 16th, 2017 11:01am

User fee increases possible as VPD talks of ending agreement with school district

A longstanding agreement between Vashon’s park and school districts that allows community…

  • May 9th, 2017 9:52am

Workshop later this month will focus on pet loss, decision-making, grief

Nearly 63 percent of Washingtonians own a pet, according to a 2012…

  • May 9th, 2017 11:54am

Lightning destroys tree, kills electronics at Dockton home

Last Thursday’s thunderstorm made headlines as the National Weather Service reported more…

  • May 10th, 2017 11:14am

Island runners take on Boston Marathon, Oregon 50-miler

There are hundreds of runners on Vashon Island. Driving down the highway…

  • May 9th, 2017 12:05pm

Racial justice group offering active bystander training

Vashon’s Showing Up for Racial Justice group will offer active bystander training…

  • May 9th, 2017 12:05pm

End of season spring sports recap

Vashon High School baseball Coming off a state championship win last year,…

  • May 9th, 2017 12:20pm

Theodore Clemett Mehringer Jr

Theodore Clemett Mehringer Jr August 15 1934 — April 23 2017 Theodore…

  • May 2nd, 2017 12:06pm

New learn-to-swim program offered at Vashon Pool this season

The Vashon Pool will open for the 2017 season on Saturday, May…

  • May 2nd, 2017 12:07pm

Vashon Island School board approves racial equity plan

After speaking with a large group of islanders who call themselves the…

  • May 2nd, 2017 12:08pm

Longtime friends, islanders begin bike ride across America

Islanders Bruce Morser and Bob Horsley have been friends for three decades…

  • May 2nd, 2017 12:23pm

Second candidate joins unofficial mayor race

After nearly two months of running uncontested for Vashon’s unofficial mayor seat,…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 11:32am

CSA Plan, housing, marijuana discussed at county town hall

During a King County town hall meeting last Thursday, islanders turned the…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 11:33am

School board considers more gender neutral bathrooms at VHS

Vashon High School could have more gender neutral bathrooms if the island’s…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 11:57am

Vashon School District’s $9.9 million bond passes

Island voters have approved the Vashon Island School District’s nearly $10 million…

  • May 2nd, 2017 11:35am

PHOTOS: Chamber of Commerce’s annual egg hunt draws hundreds

Hundreds of island children and their families filled Ober Park last Saturday…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 10:38am