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County updating climate change strategy

The plan sets a number of goals outlining King County’s actions on climate change.

  • Oct 16, 2019

 

Cuts, challenges for school district prompt discussion

Strong disagreement between union and officials over how to proceed with cuts to reduce deficit.

 

Islander launches shoe drive for migrants

“I help because I want to do the most good possible with the life I have been given.”

  • Oct 16, 2019

 

Vashon 4-H club part of long history at island park

Event last weekend celebrated work that transformed Paradise Ridge park into riding destination.

Harbor School looking for a new head of school

Mark McGough, who joined the staff in 2016, has stepped down.

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal holds island town hall

Discussion ranged from President Trump to jobs, the environment, health care, taxes and immigration.

Body found in water near Tahlequah Dock

The cause of death is still undermined.

Hospital District candidates lay out priorities at forum

Hosp. district candidates took questions about themselves, their priorities if elected in November.

Bullying at homecoming prompts concern at high school

“What comes out of these experiences … is we get to create more opportunities to learn empathy.”

Scenes from Homecoming

A Pirate Pride was on display at Vashon High School last Friday.

Coffee chain starts conversation about giving to needy

An email sent to Caffé Vita employees about homeless people in their stores set off a controversy.

VIPP founder Barbara Drinkwater dies

“The respect that she had in the community and her knowledge is just unsurpassed.”

Neighborcare’s Vashon clinic closed on Saturdays until 2020

Neighborcare Health is closed on Saturdays for the remainder of the year and it’s not clear at what point in 2020 it will be open… Continue reading

Hospital District candidates gear up for first forum

Commissioner candidates will speak from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church.

Watch the moon, see Jupiter and Saturn this month

By Christopher Phillips Greetings, stargazers. We begin the month of October with the moon passing through its first quarter phase, providing us with a picturesque… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2019

Vashon mother-son duo to open new eatery Mica’s Kitchen

Michaella Olavarri knows a thing or two about baking. She knows how to cook cuisine from all over the world and boasts 30 years of… Continue reading

Videographer to educate islanders on dangers of polluting ocean

“The ocean’s story is our story. We are completely connected to the sea.”

  • Oct 4, 2019

Park district could go broke next year

Without passing a levy in November, the district will stand to lose about 80% of its annual revenue.

Local Services hosts town hall with county officials

Topics discussed included permitting, senior center funding and crime and safety.

Vashon HouseHold updates development progress

Proposed ordinance to change development regulations now open for public comment.