Heritage Museum launches a walking tour exhibit

The show consists of interpretative photo panels installed in the windows of 34 businesses.

Restrictions clash with everyday life as pandemic rolls on

Business community, weddings caught between COVID-19 and measures to protect against it.

Vashon Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Reports

Here’s what you need to know about July 28 to Aug. 3.

  • 4 days ago

Vashon superintendent announces online start for schools

All district schools will have weekly schedules, assigned work and attendance requirements.

UPDATED: Bank employees newest island COVID cases

The bank was first locked and dark last Friday afternoon.

Local services director pays visit to island community council

The Vashon-Maury Island Community Council will meet next at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, on Webex.

Vashon Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Reports

Here’s what you need to know about July 20 to July 27.

  • 1 week ago

Happening this week

The library’s curbside hours have changed, an upcoming event to discuss grief, and more.

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What’s Happening Aug. 6 – 13

Arts center joins joins ‘Remembrance Project,’ VALISE reopens for a gallery cruise, and more.

  • 4 days ago

‘No comment’ from Chase Bank after employees test positive for virus

A spokesperson said Chase is looking “to ensure that the proper procedures were followed.”

  • 4 days ago
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

Arts

What’s Happening Aug. 6 – 13

Arts center joins joins ‘Remembrance Project,’ VALISE reopens for a gallery cruise, and more.

  • 4 days ago

 

Birds take flight on a new mural at arts center

“It is important to create hope and inspiration and for people to fall in love with what they see.”

  • 2 weeks ago

 

Sports

Island rowers claim victories off the water

US Rowing held their virtual National Youth Championships in lieu of their annual on-water regatta.

  • 2 months ago

 

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

  • 2 weeks ago

 

Opinion

Troubling trend underscores need for making good decisions

Compared to many places, the number of island COVID-19 cases is low, but there was a surge in July.

  • 4 days ago

 

Virtual Insanity

There is no magic bullet, but we need to figure out an equitable way for our children to learn.

  • 3 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