County to award more than $1 million to four island organizations

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Nov 19, 2015 at 1:44PM

Culture agency and county team up to give Kingdome funds to arts, preservation nonprofits


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Storm packed a punch, but island fared well

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Nov 19, 2015 at 5:11PM

The first storm of the season blew in to Vashon with heavy rain and high winds yesterday, taking out power to the whole island for several hours in the process. Most customers had power restored by morning, but scattered local outages have lingered.

King County Metro launches transit survey, seeks community input

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00AM

King County Metro Transit is working to improve Vashon’s public transit options and is asking islanders to complete a survey to help officials better understand transportation use on the island and its limitations.

School board finalizes bond for 2016 election

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 4:00AM

Board agrees on $26.9 million bond for February ballot

First month of yard, food waste pilot program concludes

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:54AM

Recycling at Vashon’s transfer station is up 20 percent since June, and Zero Waste Vashon’s (ZWV) Jim McRae says the uptick is because of the compactors that were installed over the summer.

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