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Kevin Hoffberg has been officially named the new executive director of Vashon Center for the Arts. In March, Hoffberg stepped down as a board member… Continue reading
The spike in the unsheltered population in the 2018 count is driven primarily by an increase of people living in cars, RVs, or vans.
By KATHRYN TRUE For The Beachcomber “This is your job?” a high school biology student asked incredulously, knee-deep in Shinglemill Creek, as she helped Maria… Continue reading
Officials are “ecstatic” that the court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to withhold research funds.
Now in its ninth year, the Vashon Sheepdog Classic is set to begin next week, showcasing the art of sheepherding in the rolling field of… Continue reading
Many islanders marked the recent holiday at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Vashon Cemetery. The event included several traditional elements, including the Color… Continue reading
Swainson’s Thrush The quintessential summer soundtrack in Vashon’s forests is the unmistakable swirly whistle of the Swainson’s thrush. According to Ed Swan’s book, “The Birds… Continue reading
Nancy Vanderpool, of the Interfaith Council to Prevent Homelessness, recently received the Jean Bosch memorial Broad Shoulders, Big Heart Award from Vashon HouseHold. Bosch, who… Continue reading
Goliath, the gentle giant and 6-year-old Newfoundland therapy dog who has delighted islanders, seniors and Vashon Community Care residents, will run for unofficial mayor according… Continue reading
Legislation King County Executive Dow Constantine presented to the King County Council last Wednesday to preserve more than 65,000 acres of land was informed by… Continue reading
The proposed plan would protect forests, trails, shorelines, and farms.
But once councilmember thinks funding for affordable housing and the arts should come before subsidizing stadium maintenance.
Lisa Devereau, director of Vashon Island Funeral Services, has filed to represent Legislative District 34 and fill the seat outgoing state senator Sharon Nelson (D-Maury… Continue reading
The Vashon Pool opens for its early summer season May 24 after five months under its new dome, which created winter and spring swimming possibilities… Continue reading
Nearly 50 people turned out at a meeting on protecting democracy last Saturday, where Sen. Sharon Nelson; Shaun Scott, field organizer for Rep. Pramila Jayapal,… Continue reading
From the microscopic water bear to a 6-foot long harbor porpoise, island species were counted as part of a 24-hour citizen science marathon last weekend.… Continue reading