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A bus bound for the north-end ferry dock pulls into a stop in town Monday afternoon as a man waits. Sunday bus service is returning to the island on route 118 on Sept. 11.  -

Sunday bus service returns to island in September after 16 years

  • Today at 10:45AM

Amid King County Metro's efforts to determine which transit alternatives can be brought to Vashon, the department has reinstated Sunday bus service 16 years after it was discontinued.

 

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Ferry Advisory Committee tells WSF: Improve service at Fauntleroy

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 8:26AM

After a difficult summer of ferry travel, people in and outside of the ferry system are seeking improvements to the triangle route, including state Sen. Sharon Nelson and members of the Vashon Ferry Advisory Committee.

VHS alumna volunteers in Louisiana as extreme flooding continues

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 8:15AM

As rain continues to fall in southeastern Louisiana and the national media's interest in this country's worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy remains fleeting, one former islander offers a first-hand account of the devastation and her involvement in the area's relief efforts.

With no financial reserves and growing ridership, future of water taxi hinges on council approval of county budget

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 8:10AM

King County's water taxi system is running on the last of its financial reserves and is awaiting the approval of a budget that could bring in the funds necessary to preserve service.

Outdoor burn ban in effect amid August’s hot, dry weather

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 8:09AM

The King County Fire Marshal on Friday announced a fire safety burn ban is in effect for all unincorporated areas of the county, meaning only small outdoor fires are allowed until the ban is lifted.

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