When fire surrounded their home near Chelan last month, Avé and Drew Dover packed their cars to evacuate, but in an effort to save their property, Drew began clearing fire lines with his tractor while the flames encroached.
As the number of young people in the United States diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is on the rise, three island artists are participating in a national campaign to stem the tide of this tenacious but mostly preventable epidemic.
The Vashon Pirates football team took to the field in pre-season action last Friday at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma.
The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23.
On Thursday, the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) will begin working to remove the remnants of a concrete pier on the southeast shoreline of Maury Island.
Vashon property valuations have risen for the third straight year, according to the King County Assessor’s Office, but they are still below the pre-recession levels.
When Angela Schonbok’s favorite cat did not return to the family’s north-end home after hunting voles one night recently, she knew something had gone terribly wrong.
Record-breaking summer brings challenges to many island farmers
The Seahawks aren’t the only local football team getting ready to start the fall season, as practices began last week for the Vashon High School (VHS) Pirates varsity and junior varsity (JV) football teams.
The well-known all island band Subconscious Population will play a free show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.
Music students at McMurray and Chautauqua will benefit
Last week, old trees found a new home when they were set in Judd Creek, where they will improve salmon habitat.
Responding to more than a decade’s worth of customer requests, the Vashon Theatre is now licensed to sell beer and wine full-time.
Kimberly Valencia, who closed her practice at Vashon Women’s Health Center in June, will begin working at the Franciscan Medical Clinic - Vashon this fall.
Nestled unassumingly between the pharmacy and The President of Me, Sporty’s has been one of Vashon town’s enduring businesses
New equipment should reduce both costs and emissions
Although the park district had intended to offer an extended swimming season this summer, district officials now plan to close the community pool after Labor Day, as in years past.
Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR) has sent two firefighters and a brush truck to assist near Chelan.
The Vashon fire department has recently made offers to bring on 10 new volunteers.
Last month, a now infamous New Yorker article created a veritable tsunami of panic and hand-wringing with its vivid description of the destruction a full rupture of the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) would unleash upon the geographically unlucky residents of the Pacific Northwest — particularly those living west of I-5.