Susan Riemer

VIPP, community hunt for missing dog

Amy Carey of Vashon Island Pet Protectors said islanders should not call to him or run after him.

Commissioners raise rates for Water District 19 customers

The district needs to tend to its ailing infrastructure, according to officials.

School district aims to trim $700,000 from next year’s budget

Other districts in the state are asking elected officials to provide more funds for education.

PIE awards array of grants for three public schools

Vashon Partners in Education recently provided more than $55,000 in grants to island educators for a variety of projects and programs. For more than 30… Continue reading

WSF releases spring ferry schedule

Schedule will reduce service from Vashon to Fauntleroy.

Forest Stewards continue search for new location

David Warren has been looking for a new location for more than a year, but time is growing short

Donations will support student trip to Costa Rica

I am a Spanish teacher at Vashon Island High School. I am looking to raise funds to help my students afford a language immersive travel… Continue reading

Lighting the night: Luminarias will return to Fisher Pond Friday

For 30 years, islander Karen Biondo has made this event happen

Ferry schedule: Service improvements for some, reductions on Vashon

More than 260 people turned out for the meeting last week regarding the proposed new triangle route ferry schedule, exceeding the room’s capacity and leaving… Continue reading

Hundreds turn out for ferry meeting

More than 260 people turned out to Washington State Ferries’ meeting Wednesday night regarding the final draft of the triangle route schedule slated to go… Continue reading

Fire commissioners approve $5.4 million budget for 2019

At the most recent fire board meeting late last month, the five commissioners unanimously passed a nearly $5.4 million budget for 2019, a 3 percent… Continue reading

Recent land purchases nearly double Frog Holler Forest

Just two years ago on the island’s south end, King County created a 60-acre public forest from previously private land. After two recent acquistions, the… Continue reading

Body found near Dockton Park

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies found the body of a 37-year-old woman in the water at Dockton Park Thursday, Dec. 6, according to sheriff’s office… Continue reading

WSF releases final draft of triangle route schedule

Washington State Ferries released the final draft of its revised triangle route schedule this evening, just before tomorrow’s meeting about it in West Seattle. The… Continue reading

Ferry schedule meeting set for Wednesday in West Seattle

Free shuttle service to the meeting is available

Missing Vashon woman found

An island woman reported missing yesterday has been found safe this morning, according to Bob Larsen, assistant fire chief at Vashon Island Fire & Rescue.… Continue reading

Water district rescinds certificate for housing project

Water District 19 will reissue new certificate following residential property policy

Tennis courts set to be covered soon

The Vashon Tennis Club has been hard at work covering the tennis courts at the Vashon Golf & Swim Club with an inflatable dome. The… Continue reading

Climate change: It is time to act

In Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, bipartisan federal legislation was introduced to put a price on carbon, sponsored by three House Republicans and three… Continue reading

Transport fees come back into focus at fire district

More than a year after the Vashon fire district began charging for ambulance transport to area hospitals, those fees are back in the spotlight, with… Continue reading