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County council recognizes islander

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 6:00PM

Hilary Emmer, one of Vashon’s most celebrated activists, received the first-ever Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service from King County Councilmember Joe McDermott

New program offers yoga for teens

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 6:00PM

Beginning this week, Island Yoga Center will offer Yoga for Young Adults, open to anyone between the ages of 13 and 18.

Presidential pooches: Harbor School students meet Obama’s dogs

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 6:00PM

Each March, fourth- through eighth-grade students from the Harbor School participate in Voyagers Week

Vashon High School journalists raising money for convention

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 5:00PM

Nine Vashon High School Riptide student journalists have two weeks to raise $2,500 and close a critical gap for their $10,000 trip to the National Scholastic Press Association’s High School Journalism Convention in Los Angeles.

Presbyterian church scholarship applications being accepted

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 4:00PM

Vashon Presbyterian Church is accepting applications for the 2016 Heindsmann Family Endowment Scholarship award.

Important to attend caucus regardless of favored candidate | Editorial

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 4:00AM

According to the Seattle Post‑Intelligencer, nearly 250,000 people showed up for Democratic Party caucuses in Washington in 2008. That number was likely a national record for attendance at any of the party’s 18 state caucuses and surpassed Washington’s previous Democratic attendance record.

With Canadians banned from Jeopardy, there is no hope to repeat dad’s success

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 4:00PM

Do you know what the word vexillology means? Do you know what President Truman’s middle name was? I do, and as far as I can tell I have never derived an ounce of benefit from knowing these and other oddball facts.

Consider the superdelegates and their role before voting in the caucus

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 3:00PM

Who are the superdelegates in the Democratic party? Party elites and significant politicians of past and present, as well as lobbyists. What?

Caucus participation is essential for Democrats, not so for Republicans

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 3:00PM

Democratic caucuses or the presidential primary, what is important? The presidential delegate selection method in Washington state depends on which political party you want to support.

Boys' lacrosse | Vashon Vultures start season with wins

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 6:00AM

Last Wedensday, the Vashon Vultures took on Bellarmine Prep in their first game of the season.

Maury Island slide draws attention

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Mar 19, 2016 at 6:34PM

Late last month a steep stretch of hillside gave way on Luana Beach Road, and authorities are taking steps to ensure they are ready if it worsens.

Public feedback encouraged for Dockton bike trail routes

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 12:21PM

After multiple public meetings in past months discussing the addition of mountain biking trails to Dockton Forest, work is starting on the trails, but the public’s input is still needed.

VIGA begins work on food hub

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

Vashon’s farming organization has begun the feasibility study for a proposed “food hub” to aggregate and prepare island food products for wholesale, and some island farmers are beginning to see potential for the facility and the growth of farming on the island.

Draft paramedic plan presented to mixed responses

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

For more than a year, there has been little news regarding the possibility of Vashon’s paramedics combining with those of the South King County Medic One system

School district announces Chautauqua’s new principal after public forum

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 5:00AM

After months of searching for a qualified administrator to be Chautauqua Elementary School’s principal, school district superintendent Michael Soltman announced Monday that the position will go to Rebecca Goertzel.

High school students make history with original musical

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

Everyone is stepping onto new ground. That’s the theme and reality of a new and original musical called “The Project,” written, performed and produced by Vashon High School students and opening this weekend.

Despite wind, juniors come in ahead at Saltwater Scrimmage

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

Three Vashon boats show well at pre-season scrimmage

Island soccer player proves herself, scores big on international stage

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 8:00PM

Islander Abi Kim is making a name for herself in the international soccer world as a member of the U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team.

Soggy weather cancels baseball, softball games over the weekend

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 8:00PM

Due to the whims of Mother Nature and the vagaries of Pacific Northwest weather conditions in March, the Vashon High School Pirate baseball and softball teams were kept off the fields last week.

What's Happening - Arts & Entertainment this week

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

A round up musical, theatrical and artistic events for the week of March 16 to 23

Music program for seniors and dementia patients is growing

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

Music Mends Minds, a music program for seniors and those with dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease that started on the island last fall, is picking up steam in a new location while its local organizer, Amy Huggins, works with the program’s founder to expand its reach nationally.

County launches planning process, public meeting set for Thursday

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

King County officials who will work with islanders to update Vashon’s town and community plans this year will kick off the process with a public meeting Thursday evening.

High school seeks volunteers from tech field to co-teach computer science courses

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

Program aims to bring tech professionals into classrooms

Unofficial bond survey results expected to be presented to school board

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

A former school board chair is expected to present the results of a survey conducted to gather feedback on why the school district’s bond did not pass.

Ferry officials to host public meeting on island next Wednesday

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

Washington State Ferries officials will come to Vashon next week and discuss a range of topics relevant to island ferry passengers.

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