Tragedy inspires Vashon native to establish new nonprofit

Wilderness Chaplains offers crisis care and support to first responders.

Ferry fleet’s fate rests with legislators

The fate of Washington State Ferries’ Long Range Plan, specifically the construction of five new Olympic-class boats, hangs in the… Continue reading

Lack of funding spells trouble for county roads

“This problem puts people miles out of their way.”

Islanders invited to training, hunt for invasive crab

“The earlier you find an invasive species, the better chance you can get rid of it.”

County closes much of Dockton Park pier

King County has closed much of the pier at Dockton Park because of structural damage. Last week, a structural engineer… Continue reading

Firefighters extricate woman stuck in sand, mud near Lisabeula Park

Early this month, the fire department freed a woman who was stuck in mud and sand near Lisabeula Park. Lore… Continue reading

Meeting about housing development next week

The project is intended to serve 40 people, including seniors and those who are homeless or disabled

Aerial experts prepare to wow with new production

The high-flying ensemble has been at work for more than a year to create the original piece.

Vashon’s renowned tamale chef to open restaurant in town

Patty’s Place will be a breakfast and lunch destination with a global menu of offerings.

This guitar god aims his show at pint-sized audience

Music icon Chris Ballew rocks on as Caspar Babypants, having released a total of 14 albums for kids.

Island needs public hospital district to support health services

A district is the only means by which we may have a medical clinic providing primary care services.

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Sports

Soccer team open season with tie game against state champs

Their rival Overlake was first in State last year.

 

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