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School district budget calls for increased special education funding

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 8:49AM

Board members overseeing the Vashon school district are expected to pass a $26.2 million budget, a roughly $873,000 increase over its current spending plan.

 

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Fire commissioners appoint interim leader

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 8:42AM

With the fire department facing a leadership transition, district commissioners have appointed Bob Larsen to the interim assistant chief of operations position.

Open house set for new affordable home site

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 1:30AM

Vashon Household will host an open house celebration for its new affordable home ownership project this weekend.

Community groups plan for clinic closure

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 1:30AM

With the August closure of the longtime clinic at Sunrise Ridge growing closer, several island agencies that are part of the island's extended health care community are taking concrete steps to prepare for the change, while the group working to stabilize island medical care says it is continuing its efforts to develop sustainable health care on the island.

Island teachers see 2 percent salary increase

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 1:30AM

Vashon school district teachers will see a 2 percent increase in their pay in 2017.

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