Left: Voice of Vashon Board President Jean Bosch cuts the ribbon on VoV’s Storefront Studio. Right: Zabette Macomber (left) and Kelly Macomber Straight (third from left) stand with their children as their son Ian cuts the ribbon to their new exercise studio, while Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jim Marsh looks on. The ribbon-cutting officially opened the Vashon Recess Lab.   - Anneli Fogt/Staff Photo

New radio studio, exercise space open in town

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 9:54AM

Former quilt shop transformed after nearly yearlong process


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Vashon social service agencies seek increased funding from King County

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 5:00AM updated Feb 12, 2016 at 10:47AM

Less than two months after the head of Vashon’s largest social service agency met with local government officials to request increased county support for island nonprofits, it appears Vashon may benefit from additional funds or services as early as next year.

Frozen yogurt shop opens at laundromat

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Feb 12, 2016 at 10:47AM

Downtown’s newest business, a frozen yogurt shop, opened recently in the front portion of the Suds Laundromat, and the owners say it has already become a busy after-school spot.

CORRECTION: Vashon transfer station still accepting construction waste

  • Feb 12, 2016 at 10:43AM

A news brief in the Jan. 13 issue of The Beachcomber entitled, "Construction waste no longer accepted at transfer stations" incorrectly reported that the Vashon transfer station was part of a county-wide effort to increase the recycling of construction waste by not accepting large loads of the waste.

Preliminary election results: Proposition 1 short of supermajority vote

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 8:00PM updated Feb 10, 2016 at 4:49PM

Preliminary results of the Proposition 1 election show 53 percent of votes in favor of the $26.9 million school bond, short of the 60 percent supermajority required to pass, according to King County Elections.

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