A member of a hotshot crew works on Twisp River Road last month. VIFR firefighter Brett Kranjcevich took this photo while he was working there as part of a South King County Strike Team.  - Brett Kranjcevich

Vashon firefighters join the effort in Eastern and Central Washington

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Sep 3, 2015 at 8:37AM

When fire surrounded their home near Chelan last month, Avé and Drew Dover packed their cars to evacuate, but in an effort to save their property, Drew began clearing fire lines with his tractor while the flames encroached.


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To stem tide of HIV infections nationwide, local artists get to work

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

As the number of young people in the United States diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is on the rise, three island artists are participating in a national campaign to stem the tide of this tenacious but mostly preventable epidemic.

VHS varsity football team gets pre-season workout at jamboree

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 12:08PM

The Vashon Pirates football team took to the field in pre-season action last Friday at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma.

Sheriff’s office investigates harassment incidents

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 11:24AM

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23.

Remnants of pier to be removed from natural area

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 11:21AM

On Thursday, the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) will begin working to remove the remnants of a concrete pier on the southeast shoreline of Maury Island.

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