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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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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.

Vashon social service agencies seek increased funding from King County

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 10:46AM

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.

Ferry Advisory Committee bill moving through legislature

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 10:31AM

A bill making its way through the Washington State Legislature and the House Transportation Committee could reinstate the legitimacy of Vashon's ferry advisory committee.

Frozen yogurt shop opens at laundromat

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 3:00PM

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.

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