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Responders work to prepare for a landslide on Vashon

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

In the wake of last month’s deadly landslide in Oso, Vashon’s emergency volunteers are preparing for a significant landslide on Vashon while also attempting to highlight the island’s own risk for slides.

 

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Greywater can ease our dependence on the aquifer

  • Today at 1:45PM

How long do we have to continue to pull out increasing quantities of water from our watershed before irreparable damage to our environment is done? How long do we have before we must turn toward an alternative water supply instead of solely relying on our underground water and our streams?

Go green in the garden: Free information cards make it easy

  • Today at 1:36PM

Islanders concerned about the environmental effects of lawn and garden products have a new resource available to help make choices that protect the health of humans, wildlife and water.

General store meets modern times at the half-century-old Country Store

  • Today at 6:00AM

Walking into The Country Store and Farm, a place that has been in business for 50 years on Vashon, is a feast for the senses.

Group hopes to halt trash, begin compost program

  • Today at 6:00AM

When Shannon Brundle did a study of Vashon’s waste stream for her master’s thesis, she was surprised to learn that not only does the island not have centralized composting, but there’s no place to recycle yard waste either. It’s either burned or ends up in a landfill.

 
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