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Meeting about housing project set for next week

County officials from the Department of Community and Human Services will attend.

Loud and proud, an exhibit celebrates LGBTQ life on Vashon

The show, at the island’s Heritage Museum, is on view until March 31, 2020.

Counting sheep and record crowds

Spectators, dogs and sheep took to Misty Isle Farm for the annual Sheepdog Classic last weekend.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Area Rotary district supports music program for people with dementia

The popular Music Mends Minds will increase its reach

Enrollment open for free preschool

Children must be 3 years old by August 31 to enter the program’s waitlist for the 2019-20 school year

  • Jun 12, 2019

WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

Washington State Ferries will cancel several late-night sailings to make repairs at the Fauntleroy dock beginning this week. WSF spokesperson Hadley Rodero said the problem… Continue reading

New documentary focuses on dams, orcas’ dependence on salmon

“Dammed to Extinction” will show at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Vashon Theatre.

Ferry Advisory Committee representative requests changes to new schedule

Vashon Ferry Advisory Committee member Justin Hirsch delivered the following remarks about the new ferry schedule to Washington State Ferry officials at the meeting on… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Beachcomber says goodbye to two staff members, welcomes new editor

Publisher Daralyn Anderson said The Beachcomber will continue to focus on quality local journalism.

  • Jun 6, 2019

Corn relish: Celebrate sun and summer all year

Easy to make and can, corn relish takes minimal cooking time and corrals the flavors of summer.

Presentation will focus on advanced medical interventions

Topics will include CPR, dialysis, mechanical ventilation and palliative and comfort care.

Park district revises 2019 budget, plans ahead

Board approved several cuts and voted to delay items ahead of November levy election.

Event to offer solutions for living with smoke from wildfires

Islanders will learn about the actions they can take to protect their bodies and homes.

WSF officials host meeting on Vashon

Amid new schedule, islanders ask for additional improvements.

A champion of many causes, islander Emma Amiad moves on

Environmental activism, social work among contributions to island.

Old, new candidates line up to run for island board positions

Familiar faces and newcomers alike have filed to retain their elected posts or run for public boards

VCC to host caregiver resource fair

Elder care resources will be shared. The event will feature a guest speaker.

Veteran island environmentalist looks back at work

Longtime islander Emma Amiad founded the Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust and Vashon Audubon.

Town hall event will bring legislators to the island

State Rep. Eileen Cody and Sen. Joe Nguyen will discuss climate, healthcare, ferry issues Monday.

Park district receives grant for new playground

Will help fulfill a “playground for all” concept serving island’s children, seniors and disabled.