News

From Vashon roots, a new practice for returning to the soil

What the state’s new “human composting” law means locally.

  • Jun 28, 2019

Hear county’s plan for climate impacts on island next week

Upcoming public meetings to focus on sea level rise and amendments to the county’s comprehensive plan

  • Jun 27, 2019

Updates, uncertainty around low-income housing development

Debate continues over who would be living in Island Center Homes and where it would be built.

Come Together

Vashon Events-hosted Beatles showcase draws 300.

  • Jun 26, 2019

Fire district sells longtime South End clubhouse, station

Department does not have enough volunteer firefighters to staff building.

Vashon residents create petition to ban fireworks

Early discussion with county officials underway.

  • Jun 26, 2019

Ground control to Vashon

Vashon-Maury Island Radio Club participates in International Field Day

  • Jun 26, 2019

A beach full of stories

Low tide celebration offers opportunities to explore and interact

  • Jun 26, 2019

A hope for sea stars, healthy oceans

Islanders search for ways to help following a wasting disease outbreak in 2013.

Vashon’s only wood mill to close

Vashon Forest Stewards mill vacates June 15

Town hall draws state legislators, island progressives

Healthcare, taxes, education and environment were discussed.

Resolution to millings use involves lawyers, delays

Plans to remove millings from private properties have stalled.

How to prevent wildfires during the high-risk season

Fire danger increases during the summer months

  • Jun 20, 2019

Students receive scholarship from island foundation

Awards are open to any Vashon resident graduating senior.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Water Taxi will limit bikes starting June 24

Must fit within the marked bike storage area.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Vashon High School Class of 2019 graduates

“You are a collection of skills, abilities and character.”

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