Paul Rowley

Burglaries result in arrest of four juveniles

One is suspected of committing several more burglaries in the days after February incident.

Vashon HouseHold provides update on new housing development

“Apodments” for senior veterans and the homeless would offset the island’s lack of affordable housing.

Islander proposes shellfish operation in Tramp Harbor

Some islanders are wary of potential problems.

Vashon’s renowned tamale chef to open restaurant in town

Patty’s Place will be a breakfast and lunch destination with a global menu of offerings.

Lack of funding spells trouble for county roads

“This problem puts people miles out of their way.”

Islanders invited to training, hunt for invasive crab

“The earlier you find an invasive species, the better chance you can get rid of it.”

Meeting about housing development next week

The project is intended to serve 40 people, including seniors and those who are homeless or disabled

Runaway dog taken back by adoption agency

Vashon Island Pet Protectors said Henry is “safe and receiving the specific care that he needs.”

Forum on pesticide alternatives Saturday

Speakers will discuss the harm posed by pesticides and the changing practices around their use.

Theatre mural draws criticism, defense

Some islanders have recently commented that the artwork may be promoting an offensive stereotype.

Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit

“We’re everywhere, we’re in every profession, and contribute to your island’s vibrant life.”

Funding limited plow response to island after storm

The county could only focus its efforts to keep some roads clear, leaving others buried.

Vashon Community Care receives high governmental rating

The nursing home’s rating has improved greatly since director Mike Schwartz took the job last summer.

Island’s youth programs, preschools prepare for emergencies

“The more people are ready, the more people we can help.”

Search for missing dog continues

Volunteers have spent long hours attempting to humanely trap a dog who escaped from his owner.

Pool gets a new director, another year under bubble

Despite a few unlucky coincidences, confidence in the future of the Vashon Community Pool is high.

Rowers headed to New Zealand for championships

More than 700 athletes will compete, including six rowers from the Burton Beach Rowing Club.

Prominent activist returns to Vashon

Winona LaDuke will speak at the Vashon Theater about environmentalism and indigenous rights.

Park district seeks islanders’ input for April levy vote

The district is currently seeking islanders to form two committees and prepare statements.

Questions abound over future of Tramp Harbor dock

Negotiations over a lease agreement with the state have reached a crossroads.