Man jumps from Vashon ferry

  • Today at 2:00PM updated at 4:44PM

A man jumped off a Vashon ferry today and was rescued from the water by ferry workers, according to George Brown, assistant chief of Vashon Island Fire & Rescue.


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Windstorm downs trees, knocks out power

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Oct 31, 2014 at 3:06PM

A powerful windstorm blew into the region Saturday, downing trees throughout the island and knocking out power to thousands on Vashon and Maury.

Locals find success in a tricky island hunting scene

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 5:30PM

For years Phil Volker left the island to hunt deer, usually heading east of the mountains. But about a decade ago, Volker said, he realized hunting was just as good right on Vashon, a place he can hunt in his own backyard and where meat is flavored by the apples and gardens deer feed on.

Arts center supporters mark groundbreaking

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 4:00AM

As heavy rains fell on Saturday, islander Kay White, clad in a long, blue rain poncho, sunk a shovel into a patch of turned-up dirt just outside the Blue Heron.

President of Me moves to downtown Vashon

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

After more than a year selling her line of clothes at the Old Fuller Store, Rebecca Wittman is moving her shop into the heart of town.

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