Fire damages south-end home

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Jul 21, 2016 at 11:35AM

A fire caused considerable damage to a house on the south end of the island on Wednesday.


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Island cookstove organization begins fundraising effort

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:18AM

A three-year partnership between a Vashon cookstove design organization and the University of Washington has paid off in the form of a new, wood-burning stove for use in developing countries. Creators say that it will save lives by significantly reducing emissions from indoor cooking smoke.

VYFS, former clinical director sued by agency’s previous intern

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:18AM

A former intern at Vashon Youth & Family Services is suing the agency and its previous clinical director, who served as the intern's supervisor and provided counseling to her and one of her children in his private practice.

Orca Eats: Festival serves as grand opening for food truck

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 1:30AM

One year after islander Emily Wigley originally planned to open her black-and-white food truck, the eatery on wheels finally served up salmon, cucumber-jalapeno popsicles, macaroni and cheese and decadent chocolate pudding to hungry festival-goers last weekend.

Vashon’s fire department strengthens its water rescue capabilities

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 1:30AM

Thanks to a specialized paddle board purchased through a grant from Vashon Rotary, island firefighters say they can now respond to marine rescue situations more quickly and safely.

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