With ‘no alternative,’ beloved dock pushed further to brink

The ailing dock will be closed to the public early next month.

Land Trust debuts new all-access trail

The flat, easily-accessible trail connects to the island’s existing Shinglemill trail.

Histories converge at evolving skatepark

The Burton Adventure Recreation Center site and the surrounding area have served many over the years

‘She Kills Monsters’ is a must-see

Drama Dock’s latest production delivers high comedy and wrenchingly emotional character transitions.

Island elder leads charge for more volunteers at school

“You’re supposed to give and contribute to your community until the day you’re in a box.”

John Croan remembered for service, compassion

The longtime resident and WWII veteran served Vashon-Maury Island in more ways than people can count

Police K-9 named after island soldier killed in Afghanistan

Police dogs go to great lengths to support and protect their team. So did Robert Bennedsen.

What’s Happening Nov. 21 – 28

Jamie Stillway and Eric Skye, “OUT!”, “Sweet Dreams” returns to the arts center, and more.

  • 19 hours ago

‘ArtBlitz’ turns school into a creative hub

Day-long workshops ranged from circus arts to printmaking, stage combat, cooking, singing and dance.

  • 19 hours ago

Vashon’s Japan Festivals

The events have helped foster an awareness and appreciation of Japanese Americans on the island.

  • 16 hours ago

Runoff pollutants, pet waste, impact island streams

Storm runoff can lead to contaminants washing into streams, the ocean and aquifers.

Northwest

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

Gathered by lucky accident, data from the 4.6-magnitude quake could help assess bigger hazards.

 

Marketplace
More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019