Susan Riemer

With comment period closed, WSF will hold meeting in West Seattle Dec. 12

Editor’s Note: Washington State Ferries has changed its December meeting to Dec. 12; this version reflects the correct date. The comment period for the proposed… Continue reading

 

Weekend celebration will honor island elder

Vashon’s Quaker community is hosting an unusual version of a celebration of life this Sunday; the group is honoring someone who is still living. Dorothy… Continue reading

 

School district officials tell legislators: sustainability, solvency at risk

The Vashon Island School District is projected to face a $600,000 shortfall for the 2021-22 school year if no changes are made to how Washington… Continue reading

 

Public access to track and field to begin next week

Beginning Monday, Nov. 19, the new track and field at Vashon High School will be open to members of the community. That public access, promised… Continue reading

Pirate girls’ soccer season comes to an end

The Vashon girls varsity soccer team traveled to Kings High School in Shoreline last Tuesday, Nov. 6, for the first round of the state tournament.… Continue reading

Proposed ferry schedule falls short for many islanders

After the Washington State Ferries meeting last week, ferry officials are encouraging those who have not provided feedback on the schedule to do so, while… Continue reading

Water district to discuss raising rates

Water District 19 will hold a meeting next Tuesday, where commissioners will discuss raising water rates. They would like members of the public to attend.… Continue reading

Funding primary care is focus of health collaborative

Neighborcare is expecting a $350,000 operating deficit this year at the Vashon clinic.

Seminar will focus on living with mental illness

To help counter the stigma of mental illness and address the effects on families where it is present, Vashon Youth & Family Services and Vashon… Continue reading

Fire officials object to proposed ferry schedule

The Vashon fire district chief and commissioners have released separate public letters this week to Washington State Ferries, with one letter asking for improved service… Continue reading

Island’s oldest Marine takes a look back

Midge Grace is proud of her service with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

State senate candidates debate on Vashon

Last week, as part of Ballotpalooza at Vashon High School, state senate candidates Shannon Braddock and Joe Nguyen participated in a debate that included close-to-home… Continue reading

Political forum informs about issues, candidates

The political season was in full swing last Monday night at Ballotpalooza at Vashon High School, an event that raised more than $1,000 for The… Continue reading

Ferry meeting tonight on proposed schedule

Washington State Ferries will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vashon High School this evening about its most recent schedule proposal… Continue reading

School district seeks input on community field use

Final work on the new Vashon High School turf field is being completed, but community access has been delayed beyond the end of October, the… Continue reading

New superintendent: Strength of district is in relationships

Slade McSheehy settles into role at a challenging time for schools

Senate candidates Braddock, Nguyen set for island debate

With the fall election just weeks away, islanders will have a chance to hear the island’s two state senate candidates debate, learn about the initiatives… Continue reading

Director named to county’s new local services department

With the goal of better serving residents in unincorporated areas, King County is establishing the Department of Local Services and last week named John Taylor… Continue reading

Islander’s motorcycle trip across the country honors the past

From the time he was a boy, islander Chris O’Brien heard stories about his grandmother’s cousin Alan Bedell, who set a record crossing the country… Continue reading

Woman reported missing last Thursday found safe

King County Search and Rescue was called to the island last Thursday to search for a missing 73-year-old woman, who, early the next morning, was… Continue reading