A woman was killed in a single-car accident near the north end on Wednesday night.
Vashon, the school district is beginning a three-year project to increase suicide prevention efforts in island schools.
Hundreds of people descended on the Vashon Thriftway last week for a chance to meet Seattle Seahawks linebacker and Superbowl MVP Malcolm Smith.
The sounds of English and Spanish filled the air last week at the island’s newest preschool as children gathered for a snack before heading out for a romp on the playground.
Vashon’s first retail marijuana is nearly ready for harvest.
As colder weather settles in, low-income households that need help paying for heat and electricity can apply for assistance through programs that are supported by several island fuel vendors as well as Puget Sound Energy.
The board of Vashon’s fire department has approved what officials there call a lean budget for next year.
In a continued expansion of the Granny’s Attic-funded medical voucher program, teens can now use the vouchers to purchase emergency oral contraception (EOC) at the Vashon Pharmacy.
A proposal to adjust user fees at island athletic facilities and public schools was defeated last week in a sometimes contentious park board meeting, which included allegations that a park board member had acted inappropriately.
Vashon Park District’s board of commissioners will vote on a proposal to adjust user fees, raising some fees and lowering others.
Vashon’s land trust is poised to buy a swath of land that for decades held a strawberry farm, a purchase that would be the nonprofit’s first-ever farmland preservation project.
Standing at a stove stirring a large pot of caramel last week, islander Hedy Anderson shared her journey from occasional candymaker to an entrepreneur set to purchase The Little House building, where she will offer commercial kitchen space to other islanders in the food trade.
The Vashon Pool will be open an extra month next year if the park board votes to allocate funds in its 2015 budget to do so.
For the first time in several months, the bell rang at the Episcopal church on Sunday morning.
After 37 years in business as True Value, the hardware store and service center will soon become part of the Ace Hardware company.
Vashon’s heritage association hopes to expand its reach in 2015, beginning with the purchase of a historical building next door to the heritage museum.
With over 200 items now available to borrow, the Vashon Tool Library is set to hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
As part of a promotion for Proctor & Gamble (P&G), Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith will visit the Vashon Thriftway on Tuesday.
Island Center Forest will grow by nearly 30 acres with two upcoming land purchases by King County.
Vashon’s fire department has balanced its budget for next year with funds set aside to see it through a major transition in its paramedic program, which could happen as soon as next summer.