News

New law provides property tax reduction for some in state

Expands eligibility for the existing property tax exemption and deferral programs.

Vashon farmers cultivate seeds, stories

“Saving seeds is a way to restore and connect to the natural cycles that bring us our food.”

Vashon Sheepdog Classic returns June 6

Organizers are hoping to limit attendance to 2,500 people each day.

  • May 29, 2019

New restaurant to open Monday

Patty’s Place will be a breakfast and lunch destination with a global menu of offerings.

  • May 23, 2019

Changes in state’s education funding will not benefit Vashon

School district aims to finalize budget in June.

Islanders file to run for board positions

Most candidates are running unopposed.

Heritage Museum honors lifelong islander

Eugene ‘Gene” Sherman was born in 1919 and raised on Vashon Island.

  • May 22, 2019

Car hits ACE Hardware in Thriftway parking lot

“We’re just thankful nobody was hurt.”

County donates retired van to Park District

Program will allow for district to offer transportation to seniors, teens to attend events.

WSF to hold meeting next week

Officials will talk about fares, 2040 Long-Range Plan, Legislature, new schedule and Fauntleroy dock

Luminous portraits tell a story of hardship and hope

Artist Pam Ingalls turns her eye to refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers.

  • May 22, 2019

County considers island shellfish operation proposal

Officials to consider if project would have significant adverse environmental effects.

County, land trust debut new trail at marine park

Part of effort to create island-wide network of trails connecting parks and open spaces on island.

Island fitness group to hold Memorial Day challenge

Josh Thorn started CrossFit Vashon two years ago

Former ‘Lost Boy’ starts nonprofit in Africa

Jacob Acier lived and worked on Vashon for seven years

Governor signs bills to aid orcas, bolster salmon

Legislation covers array of protections.

Dockton marina will remain closed to overnight mooring

County must decide on mitigation scenario

Colorful islander will celebrate 100th birthday

Known for walking about town in her long purple coat, Heron Keating will celebrate a century of life

Honoring a beloved teacher

Vashon High School softball field renamed, dedicated to life and legacy of Rochelle Munger.

  • May 15, 2019

Zen center hosts arts and crafts sale

The sale will also include a silent auction for other services and experiences.

  • May 8, 2019