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Local girls and women fill the sidewalks for Women’s March

More than 200 women, girls and allies participated in the march on Vashon last Saturday.

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Chamber offers suggestions for a safe Halloween

The holiday will not include the closure of Vashon Hwy., in the middle of town, to trick-or-treaters

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Vashon Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Report

Here’s what you need to know about Oct. 12 to Oct. 19.

  • 21 hours ago
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Vashon’s case count rises, as travelers bring home the virus

Five new cases of COVID-19 have now pushed Vashon’s total number of infections to 29.

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Vashon Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Report

Here’s what you need to know about Oct. 6 to Oct. 12.

  • 1 week ago

Schools reveal plans for limited in-person learning

But the plans will be put on hold if King County virus rates continue to rise in the weeks to come.

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County, bird watchers brace for a warming world

A recent study suggests environmental issues can be foreshadowed by what is happening to birds.

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What’s Happening Oct. 15 – 22

Vashon Repertory Theatre takes to the airwaves, yoga at the senior center, and more.

  • 1 week ago
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Island businesses take part in domestic violence awareness month

Over 50 island businesses and organizations are dawning purple lights and “We Believe Survivors” signs

  • 1 week ago
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The Beachcomber picks up prizes in prestigious contest

The newspaper won three awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.

  • 1 week ago
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What’s Happening Oct. 8 – 15

Band with local tie offers new video, a lecture at VCA is rescheduled, and more.

  • 2 weeks ago
Arts
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The Desert Island Bookworm does Dostoevsky

“The Brother’s Karamazov” is an extraordinary literary achievement, replete with philosophical ideas.

  • 1 week ago

 

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What’s Happening Oct. 15 – 22

Vashon Repertory Theatre takes to the airwaves, yoga at the senior center, and more.

  • 1 week 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.

  • 4 months 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