Anneli Fogt

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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

UPDATED: School bond passes with 73 percent voter approval

Voters have approved the Vashon school district’s $9.9 million capital facilities bond.…

  • Apr 26th, 2017 8:21pm

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

Park district discovers historic home, rental property lacks septic system

This month it was discovered that a historic home at Fern Cove…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 10:49am

Mountain bike trails in Dockton Forest will open this weekend

Forty acres of Dockton Forest that was once used as a testing…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 10:19am

Don’t forget to vote, special election ballots are due Tuesday

Ballots for the Vashon Island School District’s bond election were sent out…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 10:48am

Attorney general speaks about travel ban fight, importance of taking risks

Last Thursday, two months after he rocketed to international notoriety for his…

  • Apr 11th, 2017 10:12am

VPD presented with more pool proposals, VISD talks continue

Two months after the Seals swim team gave its most recent pool…

  • Apr 11th, 2017 10:18am

Vashon food bank ends farm program

The Vashon food bank’s farm behind Granny’s Attic will no longer be…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 11:03am

Individual defendants removed from Wright suit, VHS principal drops countersuit

Individual Vashon school district administrators named in a lawsuit against the district…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 11:47am

Vashon Eats: Islander starts food delivery service

Four months after bringing Uber driving service to Vashon, islander Salina Milstein…

  • Apr 5th, 2017 11:09am

Nearly $10 million bond seeks to fix some of district’s oldest facilities

For the fourth time in 10 years, Vashon’s school district is bringing…

  • Apr 6th, 2017 1:36pm

Vashon’s newest forest dedicated at Saturday ceremony

More than 50 people, including islanders and members of King County’s parks…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 8:43pm

Town hall with U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal set for Thursday

As part of an ongoing effort to hold town hall meetings throughout…

  • Apr 11th, 2017 10:41am

Interfaith group gathering with goal to unite community

A small group of roughly one dozen islanders, some who belong to…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 12:58pm

VIGA to pilot local online food shopping service

This summer, Vashon’s own version of online grocery shopping will be tested…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 1:11pm

Burton Inn restaurant set to open April 13

Less than six months after a California mortgage banker with a passion…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 9:08am

Attorney General speaking at Rotary meeting next week

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at the Vashon Rotary…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 2:02pm

VPD survey results show pool, programs are priorities

The results from the Vashon Park District’s survey conducted last fall are…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 12:57pm

Quilters contribute to wide range of causes

At the Vashon Island Quilt Guild’s monthly meeting last Tuesday, six members…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 12:58pm

Islanders start adult day-health program as reprieve for caregivers

After witnessing a friend’s hardships as a caregiver for her Alzheimer’s-stricken husband,…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 9:12am

Journeymen: New organization aims to support island’s boys

Vashon’s teenage population has become a topic of worry for many islanders…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 3:32pm

Coming Home: Banks found community on Vashon

Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series about the interesting…

  • Mar 21st, 2017 10:56am

Islanders’ new E-bike rental, retail business will open at Vashon Village later this spring

Vashon’s annual Passport to Pain bike ride is one of the island’s…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 10:14am

Vashon robotics team ends season at Super-Regional competition in Tacoma

For only the second time in its 10-year history, Vashon’s robotics club…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 10:30am

Lawmakers pass bill to delay school levy cliff

More than one month after a bill to delay the “levy cliff”…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 10:38am

Playspace building back on the market after attempt to create teen center

Vashon Youth & Family Services’ Playspace building is back on the market…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 10:53am

Discussions about Vashon Pool cover continue

For the second time in February, two members of the Vashon Park…

  • Mar 15th, 2017 6:16pm

Jens Pedersen, one of last children to live at Point Robinson lighthouse, dies at 90

One of the last people to live at the Point Robinson lighthouse…

  • Mar 7th, 2017 11:31am

Transportation officials beginning outreach for major Fauntleroy construction project

Seattle transportation officials will gather feedback this month on a large-scale construction…

  • Mar 7th, 2017 11:32am

Investigations find both ferry, private captain responsible for December collision

A Washington State Ferries investigation into a Dec. 4 collision between the…

  • Mar 8th, 2017 9:53am

Harbor School’s 17th annual Voyager’s Auction raises more than $120,000

Vashon’s only private school held its 17th annual auction at the Open…

  • Mar 7th, 2017 12:07pm

EDITORIAL: Four-day event was proof of what small groups can do

Hundreds of islanders attended 14 events over the course of four days…

  • Mar 7th, 2017 11:58am

VARSA receives $32,000 in grants to support variety of programs

The Vashon Alliance to Reduce Substance Abuse has been awarded four grants…

  • Feb 28th, 2017 11:42am

Commercial recycling changes to allow for comingled material, residential to follow

DM Disposal and Recycling’s commercial customers on Vashon will have a simplified…

  • Feb 28th, 2017 12:01pm

DIG Nursery pop-up wins best in show at Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Vashon’s DIG Nursery has been part of Seattle’s annual Northwest Flower &…

  • Feb 28th, 2017 12:02pm

Vashon unofficial mayor race begins, Tinker Bell announces run for title

Vashon’s 2017 unofficial mayor race is off to an early start as…

  • Feb 28th, 2017 11:08am

County awards over $10,000 in grants to island nonprofits

Seven Vashon organizations have received a combined $10,500 in grant money from…

  • Feb 28th, 2017 11:30am