Vashon’s heritage association has quickly garnered $110,000 in pledges to purchase a historical home on Bank Road, more than half of what the group expects it needs for a down payment.
In the last month, a dozen cases of measles have been reported to Washington public health officials, who are closely monitoring the spread of the illness.
The Vashon Schools Foundation is again launching an ambitious fundraising campaign, hoping to raise $500,000 in pledges both to fill the school district’s budget shortfall and fund other badly needed items such as textbooks and the expansion of alternative programs.
The Quartermaster Marina recently installed a new pumpout, something the marina owner and officials hope will encourage boaters to pump their vessels rather than dump in the harbor.
A man who’s been called Vashon’s top methamphetamine dealer has been convicted on two drug charges
What is the value of listening? This may seem a peculiar question, perhaps like questioning the value of breathing. Still, there are so many moments of our breathing that go by each day without our conscious consideration that we could say we hardly even know our personal breathing patterns.
Farmers Market will kick off its 2014 season with a new manager, new vendors and an eye on future possibilities.
Last week a group of islanders gathered at the grave of First Lt. Robert Bennedsen at the same time the soldier was honored in Hawaii.
Hoping to bring more off-island business to Vashon, a group of local merchants has banded together to bill Vashon as a destination wedding spot.