A young woman has died in the hospital after being involved in an accident with a bus on Vashon Highway on Wednesday.
Ask parents of teenagers how it is to get them up and out the door on school mornings, and the answers, nearly invariably, come back the same: difficult, frustrating, stressful.
In the coming week, representatives from the environmental organization Stewardship Partners will visit the island twice with information about their Salmon Safe certification program, part of an effort to get more island farms and other organizations to consider their environmental impact, not just on the island’s salmon streams, but on Puget Sound in general.
After several months of interim management, Washington State Ferries will soon be under the direction of Lynne Griffith, who will serve as the assistant secretary for the Washington State Ferries Division.
A West Seattle woman spent a week in the hospital after falling off her horse in an incident on Vashon’s west side, where she says a car came close to her horse and revved its engine
A Vashon man was booked into jail last weekend and could face charges after shooting a gun in a suspected drug house.
A group of islanders is exploring the idea of creating a public development authority on Vashon, something they say could stimulate economic growth and possibly lead to the development of the K2 building.
The killing of two coyotes at the Vashon Sheepdog Classic has prompted some to call for a community conversation about how to best live with the island’s increasing coyote population.
A man who was run over by a car near KVI beach early Tuesday suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Harborview.
Twelve weeks ago, JP Morgan Chase issued a challenge to its employees: team up with coworkers and try to walk up to 10,000 steps per day, and the company will donate up to $5 million to charities that fight hunger all over the world.
Longtime Vashon Island School District employee and community volunteer Char Phillips was recently named the Doors of Opportunity award winner for 2014.
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, islanders are invited to attend a candlelight gathering this evening in town or light a candle in their homes.
It’s been called arduous and grueling. “It almost killed me,” one person said. But for a fourth year, cyclists from all over the state and even the country will pay for the chance to burn their legs on Vashon’s — and perhaps the region’s — tallest and most strenuous hills.
The Vashon Farmers Market is looking ahead to autumn and its season of festivals, after a summer that saw fewer customers but better sales than last year.
The King County Sheriff’s Office hopes to reunite stolen jewelry with its owners through two jewelry viewing events next week on Vashon.
Vashon’s new water taxi, set to hit the water in 2015, will be named the Sally Fox, after a late islander who advocated for Vashon’s passenger-only ferry service.
Hopes that a missing island woman would return safely ended abruptly last week with news of her death, and islanders are now preparing to honor her life and fill the many holes her absence has left in the fabric of this community
Chautauqua Elementary School’s new assistant principal, Kathy Robinson, says she decided to come to Vashon because she enjoys working in small school districts.
The Country Store & Farm has two new services available now to islanders after recently contracting as a U-Haul moving equipment and supply dealer. It has also established a meeting room for community use on its upper floor.
The Sound Food building once again sits empty, as both businesses that had been running there have closed because of a vandalism incident that occurred in early August.