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New people, businesses bringing new life to island | EDITORIAL

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 4:00AM

The year seems to be starting out with a bang for Vashon as the first two months of 2016 have brought an election (results were announced after press time), three new businesses and multiple new leaders of island establishments.

 

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Supporting island farmers makes for rewarding, educational experience

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00PM

Have you ever wondered if there’s a young Vashon farmer who would love to transform your field into a productive farm?

Keeping New Year’s resolution may mean opening unusual restaurant

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00PM

How have your New Year’s resolutions held up? As for me, I resolved to improve my diet by cooking my own meals instead of eating out.

EDITORIAL: Huge homeless population needs to be addressed

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00AM

More than 4,500 King County residents are homeless, up 19 percent from last year, according to last week’s One Night Count, an annual effort to account for the county’s homeless population.

COMMENTARY: Mountain bike trails will enhance, not ruin, islanders’ experience at Dockton forest

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00AM

I first witnessed young mountain bikers working on trails in Dockton forest several years ago. I was surprised and pleased to see kids not only actively involved outdoors in something other than organized sports, but putting in long hours of hard labor to improve the trail experience for bikers.

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