Islanders look for hope, climate solutions

Vashon residents take it day by day amid reports that the world isn’t doing enough on climate change.

Water district board approves union contract

Commissioners emerged from a closed session and approved deal with waterworks operators

Health care district obtains initial funding from county

Loan of up to $1 million will go to start-up costs, likely funding Neighborcare — for now

Abi Kim drafted to Orlando Pride

Former McMurray Middle School student has played in the FIFA under-18 and under-20 Women’s World Cups

Vashon Friends to host annual fundraiser

The two-night event at the library is part of the Friends of the Library fundraising efforts.

Detective investigating Agren field vandalism

Vandals drove a vehicle across the new sod at the field last month, causing significant damage.

Low tide walk reveals world of marine magic

Annual event led by beach naturalists and the Vashon Nature Center drew 60 islanders last week.

What’s Happening Jan. 23 – 30

Shauna Ahern, concerts, talks and events, a “formidable belter” at Open Space, and more.

  • 4 days ago

Dancers wow on a quick visit to Vashon

Members of dance company Whim W’Him held an open rehearsal in VCA’s Kay White Hall.

Students march for civil rights

Harbor School and McMurray Middle School students headed through town during the “Dream March.”

  • 3 days ago

Islanders gather to protest possibility of war

Demonstration was in response to escalating tensions between U.S. and Iran.

Sports

Abi Kim drafted to Orlando Pride

Former McMurray Middle School student has played in the FIFA under-18 and under-20 Women’s World Cups

 

Pirates boys’ basketball team beats University Prep

Team back on track after heartbreaking one-point losses in recent weeks.

  • 4 days ago

 

Marketplace

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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

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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