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Sherman died on Nov. 19, 2018, having experienced nearly a century of life and change on the island.
As the business landscape of downtown Vashon continues to evolve, one space that has seen its share of occupants come and go is now the… Continue reading
The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce and island merchants are hosting a variety of activities on Saturday, Dec. 1, including the Santa parade and town… Continue reading
As the cost of housing continues to rise throughout the region, King County is promoting a demonstration project that could lead to a new affordable… Continue reading
Vashon Island Fire & Rescue recently held a graduation ceremony for members of its most recent South Sound Fire Academy. The academies stretch over six… Continue reading
Vashon Youth & Family Services has announced the return of its famous elves for this holiday season as the bell-ringing merry-makers began fundraising at island… Continue reading
The southern resident orcas visited Vashon several times in the past month. I was able to watch them one unusually balmy, mid-November morning when the… Continue reading
Island experts report mixed feelings about the task force’s proposals.
This week, months after the completion of the highway paving project last summer, the paving contractor began to remove stockpiled asphalt millings from the island… Continue reading
Voice of Vashon has been keeping islanders informed and entertained over the internet and airwaves for nearly 20 years, and now a transition is at… Continue reading
Bad break for new Harbor Mercantile owner Harbor Mercantile’s soon-to-be new owner, Craig Pratt, left his home and corporate job in Castro Valley, east of… Continue reading
“The overall thrust of the four days is activism.”
Two McMurray eighth graders have earned their place in the top 1 percent of students nationwide, competing in the Broadcom MASTERS’ student science competition for… Continue reading
The King County Council approved the county’s 2019-20 budget last Tuesday, allocating $4 million for The Creekside Village apartments on Vashon as part of the… Continue reading
For “Birds of Vashon Island” author Ed Swan, the island’s diverse habitats and easy access make it a prime location for his birdwatching tour business.… Continue reading
Sandy Mattara has been the longest-serving proprietor of the Burton Store.
Southern Residents, humpback, seen locally in recent weeks
Islander Kay Farris, a veterinary technician, said animals have always been a meaningful part of her life. “I’ve really developed an interest in finding homes… Continue reading
Two Vashon High School students were arrested last Wednesday and booked into King County’s Youth Services Center on investigation of felony harassment after posting threatening… Continue reading