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Island nonprofit raises money to complete skate park project

Construction could begin later this year on what organizers call Phase 2 of the BARC master plan.

Islanders feel effects of poor fire protection rating

Some property owners facing steeper insurance costs.

Man charged after assault on abbot

Father Tryphon initially had problems with his ears, including his hearing and balance, after attack

Crime spree hits downtown Vashon in recent days

Mike Douvier, owner of Doug’s Auto Repair, said his shop has not been targeted by thieves in 35 years

Finances, future of VCA discussed

An endowment, one-night auction and new partnerships are changes ahead

Legislature approves funding for new ferries

Triangle Route study was also funded.

Storyteller tackles fear of death and dying

Allison Cox will share stories about the end of life this Sunday at the Land Trust Building.

Vashon Community Care ends skilled nursing service

The center will offer memory care and will soon launch a $3 million capital campaign

Islander rolls out Syrian food cart

“If the Vashon community supported this business, it would be great.”

Notes from a native plant walk

Plant ecologist Jim Evans calls areas like The Judd Creek Preserve corridor ‘bridges to the future.’

Snapdragon renovates to reveal ‘arts center for the people’

Snapdragon Bakery & Café will open a new area of the restaurant on Friday.

Park district levy fails to pass

“Fifty-two cents wasn’t for anything fluffy, it was addressing stuff needing to be addressed.”

Prominent activist to give talk next weekend

Winona LaDuke will speak at the Vashon Theater about her experiences, life and work.

VCC announces end to skilled nursing care at island facility

Transforming Age, VCC officials say the center will offer enhanced assisted living and memory care.

VYFS to hold annual Wellness Day event

In an effort to introduce health and wellness resources to the community, Vashon Youth & Family Services will hold its second annual Wellness Day on… Continue reading

Arts center changes leadership lineup

One leadership role at the organization was eliminated to create another.

Island nonprofit raising funds for skate park project

“This is because of what the park can and will do for so many in this community.”

Park district levy fails to pass

Voters have rejected the district’s bid to raise its levy rate from 41 cents to 52 cents.

Islanders recycle electronics

There were 157 individual drop-offs with materials varying in size.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Food bank executive director to retire

A former staff member has been hired to lead the nonprofit