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Schools to weigh options for 2016 bond measure

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16PM

Vashon’s school district will take a hard look at its aging athletic facilities this winter with an eye toward asking voters to fund upgrades in about a year.

 

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Island to take part in wide survey of homeless

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:49AM

This week Vashon will take part in two annual events to count its homeless, part of a broader effort to document the extent of homelessness in King County and obtain funding for resources.

Struggling financially, women’s health center drops insurance

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00AM

At a time when the island is facing challenges regarding health care, the Vashon Women’s Health Center is undergoing a large change and becoming a cash-only practice.

Park district approves budget, will vote again on adjusting user fees

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00AM

The Vashon Park District commissioners passed the district’s 2015 budget at their meeting last week and are expected to vote next week on the upcoming levy and on proposed changes to user fees for park and school facilities.

A bowl of fun

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:00AM

Strains of Willie Nelson’s “Blue Skies” filled the air last week as skaters spent the late afternoon hours at the new skate bowl at the Burton Adventure Recreation Center (BARC).

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