Public meeting with ferry chief, officials set for next Wednesday

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:15AM

This version of the story corrects the time of the Wednesday, Oct. 26, meeting. It begins at 6 p.m. at McMurray Middle School.


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Predicted destructive weekend storm falls flat

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

When weather forecasters last week announced the remnants of Pacific Typhoon Songda would slam into the Pacific Northwest Saturday, bringing excessive rain and wind gusts potentially up to 60 mph, islanders began to prepare for the worst.

Fire commissioners approve paramedic plan at public meeting, process moves forward

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

Vashon's fire board last Wednesday night unanimously voted to approve a plan to combine Vashon's paramedics with those of the South King County Medic One system.

Power outages begin, Saturday storm expected to rival 2006 Hanukkah Eve storm

  • Oct 13, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Oct 14, 2016 at 3:19PM

Vashon's emergency preparedness organization and fire department are monitoring two storms expected to make landfall tonight and Saturday and bring with them high winds and rain.

Fire commissioners seek public input as paramedic plan progresses

  • Oct 5, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Oct 12, 2016 at 8:40AM

Last week, King County officials presented a plan to integrate Vashon's paramedics into those of those of South King County Medic One as early as the beginning of next year, and fire commissioners say they will study the proposal and hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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