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As part of preparations to open Vashon’s new clinic for vaccine booster shots, Tyler Young, the owner of Vashon Pharmacy, rolled in a refrigerator that will be used to keep vaccines at the correct temperature. The appointment-only mass booster shot vaccine clinic is located at the Methodist Church, just south of the island’s business district.

Booster shot site opens as Vashon’s COVID spike continues

In September, the case rate on Vashon went above the case rate for mainland King County.

  • 4 days ago

Vashon school district continues to grapple with COVID cases

A total of 14 cases have been reported in VISD students since school started almost six weeks ago.

School district board to appoint new member in coming weeks

Five islanders have applied to fill the vacant board seat left by Bob Hennessey.

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Purchasing Misty Isle parcel, buyers now own historic cannery

Buyers hope that cannery becomes ”something that supports the island business community”

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Vandals strike at Vashon Theatre

Vashon Theatre’s box office window was smashed in the evening of Oct. 7.

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Orca Eats moves to new kitchen

Orca Eats has purchased the space that Patty’s Place once occupied.

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Acclaimed filmmaker to host a documentary series at VCA

“Vashon Verité” will include screenings of “American Anarchist” and “Finding Vivian Maier.”

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At age 21, Vashon grad now leads new Tacoma social program

Abigail Lawson, ‘18, is the director of a new guaranteed income program in Tacoma.

  • 5 days ago
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Scene and Heard: Unveiling Mukai Way

Half-mile portion of 107th Ave SW is renamed “Mukai Way” in special ceremony.

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Two Parks commissioner candidates vie in contested race

Keith Prior & Steven Brewer are running for the Park District Commissioner Position, No. 4.

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The Beachcomber picks up prizes in prestigious competition

The Beachcomber had a strong showing in advertising, news and editorial categories.

  • 5 days ago
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