It comes as no surprise that someone has applied for a license to grow marijuana at the K2 building. Aside from the fact that rumors on the topic have been swirling for months, it seems an ideal location for such an operation
The Vashon Park District will vote on its 2014 budget at its board meeting next week. The public is invited to attend.
Unless it finds a new source of funding, Vashon Youth & Family Services’ (VYFS) basic needs program could be at risk.
A documentary about the millions of Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction will be shown at the Vashon Theatre this weekend, brought to the island by a woman who believes it has an important message.
This year, the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour, taking place the first two weekends in December, features 45 artists, including jewelers, ceramicists, sculptors, photographers, painters, glass artists, print makers and more.
A Tacoma man has been sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree assault and malicious harassment, a hate crime, in an incident when he attacked a Vashon woman at the Point Defiance ferry dock.
The annual Kiwanis Toy Drive is under way, and donation boxes are set out in several businesses, ready for donations.
A group of islanders argued in the state Court of Appeals last week that they are the rightful leaders of the nonprofit that owns the Mukai farmhouse and garden, hoping to see the court overturn a lower court’s decision and grant them control of the historic property
Vashon Park District commissioner John Hopkins resigned from the board last week, and Scott Harvey, who challenged him and won the election, was expected to be sworn in Tuesday evening, after The Beachcomber’s press deadline.
An islander with an extensive background in writing has been hired as The Beachcomber’s new arts editor.
Lu-Ann Branch has been reelected to the Vashon Park District board in the close race for position 2 on the commission
The construction of the new Vashon High School and upgrades to other island schools are projected to cost the school district about $2 million more than originally estimated.
Following a number of youth suicides and deaths on Vashon, island teen Garnet Burk has partnered with Vashon Youth & Family Services (VYFS) to create the Suicide Hope Initiative (SHIne), a group whose focus is to heal, educate and support the youth of Vashon.