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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Hospital district opposition ‘in the shadows’

The pro-hospital district campaign’s efforts has far outweighed any against the ballot measure — why?

Vashon Community Care to construct new memory care wing

The additional space, to be complete in 2020, will help residents who suffer from Dementia, etc.

Friends, colleagues honor teacher with “tremendous impact”

Cornelius Lopez, McMurray Middle School teacher, recently celebrated his 80th birthday.

Once perched on light pole, ospreys find new home

Last fall, certified arborists moved a nest that the protected birds built atop a light pole.

While searching for a new leader, VCA hires second-in-command

Vashon Center for the Arts has named Darragh Kennan as its new associate executive director.

Consider your Port of Seattle candidates

Several candidates vying for seats on the Port of Seattle Commission are on the ballot.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Hospital district candidates make their closing arguments

Ahead of the Nov. 5 election, candidates for board of commissioners of hospital district make case

  • Oct 30, 2019

Islanders fear ‘canary in the coal mine’ as climate warms

Audubon finds climate change threatens way of life of hundreds of bird species in Washington state.

Girls helping girls in education

Vashon High School girls help Kenyan students with education.

Sarlaccs, Rancors and space slugs, oh my: creepie-crawlies are coming soon

Here’s what to expect on Vashon this Halloween.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Island businesses shine light on domestic violence

“Together as a community, we’re able to make island life safe for all.”

Body at Tahlequah dock identified

Death has been officially ruled as a suicide.

School board officials prepare for election

Former board member is campaigning to return while two others are running unopposed.

Bullying at homecoming prompts concern at high school

“What comes out of these experiences … is we get to create more opportunities to learn empathy.”

Health care hangs in the balance | Updated

A look at how islanders, particularly the elderly, would be impacted without island primary care

Islanders, geologists consider landslide risks

Members of the island’s Medical Reserve Corps, fire chiefs participated in VashonBePrepared exercise.

State Patrol officers to direct traffic at dock

Officers from Seattle Police Department will no longer direct traffic at Fauntleroy Terminal.

Land Trust hopes planted trees reach new heights

The organization has committed to planting more than 5,000 trees before the end of this year.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Pro-hospital district campaign raises cash, hires top consultant

Protect Vashon Health Care raised above its goal and hired a top political consultant