Noted actor, storyteller will return to Vashon for class of 2019 benefit

“Aren’t you my tennis instructor?” With an IMDb (Internet Movie Database) list of acting credits for TV shows, movies and… Continue reading

Fire commissioners set to vote on 2018 budget next week

Vashon’s fire commissioners are poised to vote next week on the district’s 2018 budget, a $5.2 million spending plan that… Continue reading

After months of island effort, county passes Vashon CSA plan

The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved the 2017 Vashon-Maury Island Community Service Area (CSA) Subarea Plan on Monday. The… Continue reading

Five island businesses fail liquor board checks

In October, five of 13 island businesses failed a state compliance check testing practices around selling and serving alcohol to… Continue reading

Islander Dorothy Johnson, instrumental in shaping health care on Vashon, dies at 93

Dorothy Johnson, an islander whose efforts to bring health care to the island in the 1970s still influence its delivery… Continue reading

Finding fulfillment in a life spent reading

As a Boeing engineer during the Cold War-era space race, islander Tom Herring went on many business trips. Before the… Continue reading

FIELD NOTES: Thank you from the Land Trust for recent Judd Creek property gifts

This season of giving also provides a time to be grateful for the gifts we’ve received. Earlier this year, the… Continue reading

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Winterfest kicks off holiday season on Vashon

Santa came to town and delighted island children last weekend when the chamber of commerce hosted the annual parade and Continue reading...

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Living with Predators: Nature Center releases livestock management guide

With the increase of predators on the island, the Vashon Nature Center has released a guide intended to highlight sustainable Continue reading...

VYFS offers free, safe-sleeping baby boxes, support to island families with infants

Islanders who welcome an infant into their family this year can receive a free new baby box along with baby Continue reading...

One year later: Event will revisit Standing Rock

Monday marks one year since the Army Corps of Engineers’ denial of Dakota Access Pipeline’s (DAPL) permit to dig under Continue reading...

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Grand reopening: Open Space celebrates remodel with community event

After three long years of juggling to keep programing on schedule while construction permits and deadlines shifted, Open Space for… Continue reading


Test your knowledge, learn new facts with Vashon Treasure Hunt

In this ever-increasing age of digital distraction and obsession, Vashon resident Barbara Dusty Gustafson is offering a timeless alternative: a… Continue reading



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Test teams use 737 MAX to put their stamp on the sky

MAX is on the map. Boeing Test & Evaluation teams got creative Continue reading...


UPDATE: 777X: Composite Wing Center Builds up and fills out

In less than a year after its grand opening, the 777X Composite Continue reading...


How Boeing is helping military veterans translate skills to civilian jobs

A partnership with Goodwill Veteran Services, and a $95,000 grant, ensures networking Continue reading...