Vashon Community Council committee gears up

Islanders had volunteered to look at the original council’s bylaws and best practices

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                                Health Care District board commissioners Eric Pryne, Wendy Noble, Tom Langland and Don Wolczko share a laugh before the start of a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Vashon Presbyterian Church.

Health Care District president says commissioners are ‘learning by doing’

The comments come after three islanders questioned if board is following procedures

VHS boys basketball wins Tuesday match, now vying state

The Vashon Island High School Pirates boys’ varsity basketball team won their first district playoff game, 38-19, against the Klahowya… Continue reading

  • 6 hours ago

Harbor School taps new leader

Harbor School announced late last week it has selected a new leader, who will begin her job this summer. Teri… Continue reading

Alpine guide from Vashon says backpack is key to excursion success

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series titled “Tools of the Trade,” about things islanders use in their… Continue reading

  • 12 hours ago

Voters say ‘yes’ to school district levy

The levy will bring in $6 million to the district over the next four years

Vashon Health Care District looking at primary care providers

Even as it continues discussions with Neighborcare Health, the Seattle-based nonprofit that operates an island clinic which is struggling, the… Continue reading

SCENE HEARD: Love notes from Quartermaster Harbor

Artist Jennifer Hawke salvages found beach objects and turns them into works of art.

What’s Happening Feb. 13 – 20

Mode Music opens, Eugenie Jones honors Nina Simone, Bells brings His Only Friends, and more.

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Vegan and Dairy-Free: A tale of two chocolate mousses

How to make a delicious chocolaty treat that will delight vegans and non-vegans alike.

  • 1 week ago

Love was in the air at Vashon Readers Theatre

A staged reading of “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney was followed by personal stories from the audience.

Arts

Vashon is for lovers

Island venues are pulling out all the stops for lovebirds of all stripes this weekend.

 

What’s Happening Feb. 13 – 20

Mode Music opens, Eugenie Jones honors Nina Simone, Bells brings His Only Friends, and more.

  • 7 days ago

 

Sports

VHS boys basketball wins Tuesday match, now vying state

The Vashon Island High School Pirates boys’ varsity basketball team won their first district playoff game, 38-19, against the Klahowya… Continue reading

  • 6 hours ago

 

Vashon wins regional championship

By Alex Stemer For The Beachcomber After a 28-year hiatus from the top of the podium, history repeated itself this… Continue reading

  • 16 hours ago

 

Opinion

Time for island to enforce leash laws

This is a devastating follow up to my recent letter imploring people to be responsible pet owners. At the end… Continue reading

  • 19 hours ago

 

Dock should be replaced, not retrofitted

I agree with most of Craig Klinkam’s editorial about the Tramp Harbor dock. As he points out, it has historical… Continue reading

  • 19 hours ago

 

Marketplace

Retirement can look THIS good!

Start by choosing the right residence for your needs

 

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