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End of season spring sports recap

Vashon High School baseball Coming off a state championship win last year, the Pirates baseball team was young this season with only two seniors. The… Continue reading

Racial justice group offering active bystander training

Vashon’s Showing Up for Racial Justice group will offer active bystander training next weekend with the goal of teaching peaceful intervention techniques. The training, slated… Continue reading

Island runners take on Boston Marathon, Oregon 50-miler

Island runners take on Boston Marathon, Oregon 50-miler

There are hundreds of runners on Vashon Island. Driving down the highway on any given morning, people of all ages can be seen running along… Continue reading

Island runners take on Boston Marathon, Oregon 50-miler

Workshop later this month will focus on pet loss, decision-making, grief

Nearly 63 percent of Washingtonians own a pet, according to a 2012 survey conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association. But what happens when those… Continue reading

User fee increases possible as VPD talks of ending agreement with school district

A longstanding agreement between Vashon’s park and school districts that allows community recreation groups to use school facilities while keeping user fees low will cease… Continue reading

Vashon unofficial mayor race begins, Tinker Bell announces run for title

Vashon unofficial mayor race begins, Tinker Bell announces run for title

Vashon’s 2017 unofficial mayor race is off to an early start as islander Colleen Carette — nicknamed Tinker Bell by the children she works with… Continue reading

Vashon unofficial mayor race begins, Tinker Bell announces run for title
Longtime friends, islanders begin bike ride across America

Longtime friends, islanders begin bike ride across America

Islanders Bruce Morser and Bob Horsley have been friends for three decades and, over that time, have cycled thousands of miles together on their bikes,… Continue reading

Longtime friends, islanders begin bike ride across America

Vashon Island School board approves racial equity plan

After speaking with a large group of islanders who call themselves the Racial Equity Committee, the Vashon school board last week approved a plan to… Continue reading

New learn-to-swim program offered at Vashon Pool this season

The Vashon Pool will open for the 2017 season on Saturday, May 27, and with it will come a new program aimed at making sure… Continue reading

Theodore Clemett Mehringer Jr

Theodore Clemett Mehringer Jr August 15 1934 — April 23 2017 Theodore Clemett Mehringer Jr. (age 82) passed away peacefully in his sleep at the… Continue reading

Vashon School District’s $9.9 million bond passes

Island voters have approved the Vashon Island School District’s nearly $10 million capital facilities bond that will go on to fund a variety of improvement… Continue reading

School board considers more gender neutral bathrooms at VHS

Vashon High School could have more gender neutral bathrooms if the island’s school board approves a proposal brought by Vashon High School’s Queer Spectrum Alliance.… Continue reading

CSA Plan, housing, marijuana discussed at county town hall

CSA Plan, housing, marijuana discussed at county town hall

During a King County town hall meeting last Thursday, islanders turned the focus to the topics of affordable housing and marijuana retail stores, subjects that… Continue reading

CSA Plan, housing, marijuana discussed at county town hall
Second candidate joins unofficial mayor race

Second candidate joins unofficial mayor race

After nearly two months of running uncontested for Vashon’s unofficial mayor seat, Colleen Carrette finally has an opponent in the form of the Backpack Pantry’s… Continue reading

Second candidate joins unofficial mayor race

Park district discovers historic home, rental property lacks septic system

This month it was discovered that a historic home at Fern Cove that the Vashon Park District has been renting out to vacationers for nearly… Continue reading

Don’t forget to vote, special election ballots are due Tuesday

Ballots for the Vashon Island School District’s bond election were sent out earlier this month and are due Tuesday, April 25. The school district has… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Chamber of Commerce’s annual egg hunt draws hundreds

PHOTOS: Chamber of Commerce’s annual egg hunt draws hundreds

Hundreds of island children and their families filled Ober Park last Saturday morning for the Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spring Fling celebration. The… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Chamber of Commerce’s annual egg hunt draws hundreds
Mountain bike trails in Dockton Forest will open this weekend

Mountain bike trails in Dockton Forest will open this weekend

Forty acres of Dockton Forest that was once used as a testing ground for K2’s mountain bikes is open to mountain bikers once again and… Continue reading

Mountain bike trails in Dockton Forest will open this weekend

Vashon food bank ends farm program

The Vashon food bank’s farm behind Granny’s Attic will no longer be used to grow food for the organization, according to Vashon Maury Community Food… Continue reading

Town hall with U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal set for Thursday

Town hall with U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal set for Thursday

As part of an ongoing effort to hold town hall meetings throughout her Congressional district, Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) is holding one on Vashon… Continue reading

Town hall with U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal set for Thursday