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Sex offender back in jail, scheduled for release next month
Jan 15 2013, 12:51 PM
A Level 3 sex offender who moved to Vashon in 2011 is back in jail and expected to be released next month.
Branch library slated to move to its new location in early February
Jan 15 2013, 12:52 PM
Vashon’s branch library will close Sunday, Feb. 3, and reopen at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at its new temporary location at Vashon Plaza.
County sheriff to visit the island, discuss drug houses, crime
Jan 15 2013, 12:53 PM
King County Sheriff John Urquhart is slated to visit the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council’s general meeting Monday night, where he’s expected to discuss islanders’ concerns about drug houses, crime and methamphetamine use on Vashon.
Park district board passes budget that heralds a much leaner agency
Jan 15 2013, 12:54 PM
The Vashon Park District, facing declining tax revenues and carrying debt for its fields project, unanimously approved a $1 million spending plan that substantially reduces the size of its administrative staff and alters the way it offers programs for youth and adults.
School district says it’s time to plan for an education of the future
Jan 15 2013, 12:57 PM
Tomorrow evening an internationally known technology expert will visit Vashon to give a talk on preparing students for the job market of the future.
Fire department faces more calls, more off-island transports than in years past
Jan 15 2013, 12:58 PM
Vashon’s fire department faced a record number of medical-related calls last year and transported more people than ever to hospitals on the mainland, according to recently released statistics.
State agency questions nonprofit’s use of Mukai farmhouse
Jan 15 2013, 1:00 PM
A state agency has found evidence that the Mukai Farmhouse is being used as an occasional private residence, a possible violation of a state grant the nonprofit received to purchase the historic site more than a decade ago.
Mukai supporters form new group, launch program
Jan 15 2013, 1:01 PM
A group of islanders concerned about the state of the historic Mukai farmhouse and Japanese garden is in the process of becoming its own, newly constituted nonprofit.
Ferry officials say to expect delays at Fauntleroy due to tollboth closure
Jan 23 2013, 12:20 PM
A tollbooth closure at the Fauntleroy ferry dock in West Seattle could cause long lines and delays for as much as four months, ferry officials warn.
Like the rest of the country, Vashon is not immune to a hard flu season
Jan 22 2013, 11:08 AM
This flu season has become a headline-making one for much of the nation, and Vashon is one of the many communities feeling its effects.