In wake of criticism, VCA hosts town hall

By ELIZABETH SHEPHERD A passerby looking through the soaring glass frontage of the Vashon Center for the Arts last Tuesday… Continue reading

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Property tax increase hits hard, legislators consider 2019 relief

Islanders have begun to receive their property tax bills, and many have reacted with sticker shock: The average tax bill… Continue reading

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Inslee and outrage

After the election of President Trump, many in Seattle and its surrounding communities let their anger be heard. Gov. Jay Inslee was one of them.

Katie Chale (File photo)

Islander seeks changes in state’s wrongful death laws

A recent bill with connections to Vashon that proposes to change Washington’s wrongful death laws has overcome one significant hurdle… Continue reading

A group of islanders shows their support for the levy before the recent election. (Rheagan Sparks photo)

School levy passes by wide margin

Island voters approved the Vashon Island School District’s levy on the Feb. 13, with 67 percent voting for the measure… Continue reading

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Weekend storm kept fire department busy

The storm that swept through the region over the weekend brought no severe problems or injuries, but it kept Vashon… Continue reading

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In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

New art space, Gather Vashon, opens in town

The island’s latest art space, called Gather Vashon, opened on Valentine’s Day in the former home of the Heron’s Nest. Continue reading...

Tenor Limmie Pulliam will perform matinee concert

Rising opera star Limmie Pulliam made his Vashon Opera debut in 2016 as Canio in “I Pagliacci.” The critically acclaimed Continue reading...

Vashon History: A look back at the Jesus Barn

The Jesus Barn was built by the Sherman family in Paradise Valley. The word “Jesus” was painted on it in Continue reading...

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Island landscaper featured at annual Northwest garden show

A celebration was underway at the acclaimed 30th annual Northwest Flower and Garden Festival last week, where designers from across Continue reading...

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News

Palliative care workshop set for Saturday at VHS

The workshop, Unravelling the Mysteries of Palliative Care, will meet from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Vashon… Continue reading

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In wake of criticism, VCA hosts town hall

By ELIZABETH SHEPHERD A passerby looking through the soaring glass frontage of the Vashon Center for the Arts last Tuesday… Continue reading

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Arts

Fact informs fiction in new novel by island author

Professional lobbying, since its makeover by the likes of Paul Manafort during the Reagan era, now carries a pretty bad… Continue reading

 

Americana roots musician with ties to Vashon plays at VCA

Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Alex Ashley has promised an evening of original blues and Americana roots music when he and his… Continue reading

 

Sports

Vashon hoopsters end season in OT battle vs Bellevue Christian

The Vashon High School Boys Basketball team ended their season Saturday night after a 57-47 loss to Bellevue Christian in Continue reading...

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Opinion

COMMENTARY: Palliative Care: Antidote to fear of dying

While sitting around a picnic table last summer, the Vashon Conversation for the Living about Dying team considered potential topics… Continue reading

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COMMENTARY: Politics in the U.S.

Imagine a corporation with its employees divided into two teams. Instead of working together to further the profits of the… Continue reading

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Marketplace
In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques

 

Brand Websites in the Mobile, Cross-Device Era

What does the distributed, multi-device reality mean for the original channel — the brand website?