Debate over personal fireworks continues

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott supports ban

Police kill islander at Tacoma detention center

Large police presence assists on island with search warrant

County talks comprehensive plan, climate change

New development regulations would limit construction in areas susceptible to sea level rise.

Water Taxi will suspend service July 22 – 28

Construction crews are finishing work on new Water Taxi facility at Colman Dock in Seattle.

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Island landscape architect will remake heart of Paris

A walkable green causeway will link monuments, landmarks and the Eiffel Tower.

Beachcomber increases rate

Single-issue price is increasing from 75 cents to $1.

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Learn how to reduce wildfire threats to property

Seminar will feature professional foresters and Vashon Island Fire and Rescue.

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What’s Happening July 11 – 18

A benefit show at the Red Bike; a landscape architect takes on the Eiffel Tower; “Frozen” on stage.

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Unofficial mayoral candidates kick off campaigns

Five hopefuls are raising money for a number of island charities and nonprofits.

Variety of new restaurants open on island

Each promises to be your new favorite spot in town.

Speaker will discuss changing technologies, ethical questions

Presentation of the Vashon Havurah’s Speakers Program

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Sports

Rowers achieve world-renowned success

Island athletes headed for World Rowing Junior Championships this summer.

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Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

“It really is a community tradition. That’s what I see it as.”

 

Opinion

Reflecting on the Fourth of July

The connections we share with one another are what make us safer and stronger.

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Let’s keep going to the movies

“I’ve always felt that the Theatre is … a puzzle piece that helps make our community whole.”

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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