Susan Riemer

Norm Mathews named grand marshal

Mathews said he is pleased to have been able to contribute to Vashon over the years.


Police kill islander at Tacoma detention center

Large police presence assists on island with search warrant


Debate over personal fireworks continues

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott supports ban


Resolution to millings use involves lawyers, delays

Plans to remove millings from private properties have stalled.

Area Rotary district supports music program for people with dementia

The popular Music Mends Minds will increase its reach

WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

Washington State Ferries will cancel several late-night sailings to make repairs at the Fauntleroy dock beginning this week. WSF spokesperson Hadley Rodero said the problem… Continue reading

Presentation will focus on advanced medical interventions

Topics will include CPR, dialysis, mechanical ventilation and palliative and comfort care.

WSF officials host meeting on Vashon

Amid new schedule, islanders ask for additional improvements.

A champion of many causes, islander Emma Amiad moves on

Environmental activism, social work among contributions to island.

New law provides property tax reduction for some in state

Expands eligibility for the existing property tax exemption and deferral programs.

WSF to hold meeting next week

Officials will talk about fares, 2040 Long-Range Plan, Legislature, new schedule and Fauntleroy dock

Islanders feel effects of poor fire protection rating

Some property owners facing steeper insurance costs.

Man charged after assault on abbot

Father Tryphon initially had problems with his ears, including his hearing and balance, after attack

Crime spree hits downtown Vashon in recent days

Mike Douvier, owner of Doug’s Auto Repair, said his shop has not been targeted by thieves in 35 years

Legislature approves funding for new ferries

Triangle Route study was also funded.

Vashon Community Care ends skilled nursing service

The center will offer memory care and will soon launch a $3 million capital campaign

VCC announces end to skilled nursing care at island facility

Transforming Age, VCC officials say the center will offer enhanced assisted living and memory care.

Local abbot injured in Burien assault

The Seattle PoliceDepartment arrested the 33-year-old suspect on Saturday

Governor poised to sign wrongful death legislation

It would allow for parents and siblings of victims over 18 to file lawsuits.

Outdoor preschool carries on in Cedarsong tradition

Young children are continuing to play and learn outdoors at the former home of Cedarsong Nature School, following the death last fall of Erin Kenny,… Continue reading