Paul Rowley

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.

Like a rolling stone: The Rock changes hands

New additions may be on the way, but old favorites will stay on the menu.

Choir to join island group for discussion about death Sunday

Guided small-group discussions about life, death and everything in between will be held.

Land Trust seeks votes for Matsuda Farm project

Votes for a cold storage and washing facility will be tallied online through Jan. 31.

Honoring Martin Luther King, event to examine social justice

“I think this is really an opportunity to see the world from someone else’s point of view.”

Fate of Tramp Harbor dock is in question

Contamination and safety concerns have plagued the dock for years.

Land Trust to host environmental film festival

Nine short films will be shown from a wide-ranging collection.

Islanders watch for salmon, ways to help orcas

Cataloging island salmon species helps to inform restoration efforts meant to support them.

Park district looks ahead with balanced 2019 budget

The Vashon Park District continues to meet its operating targets and expenses as it heads into 2019 with a balanced budget, though an election for… Continue reading

Island game developer’s archive now in museum

“We are capturing and archiving an intersection of personal and professional history.”

New tricks, changes inbound at Burton skate park

Island nonprofit RJ’s Kids will fundraise for the construction of a pump track at the park.

Pool to offer quiet swim times for elderly, disabled

The benefits of swimming for those with limited abilities are many, said Aquatics Manager Ann White.