Anneli Fogt

VPD presented with more pool proposals, VISD talks continue

Two months after the Seals swim team gave its most recent pool cover proposal to the Vashon Park District board, commissioners asked for two more… Continue reading

Attorney general speaks about travel ban fight, importance of taking risks

Attorney general speaks about travel ban fight, importance of taking risks

Last Thursday, two months after he rocketed to international notoriety for his office’s success in blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban, Washington Attorney General Bob… Continue reading

Attorney general speaks about travel ban fight, importance of taking risks
Nearly $10 million bond seeks to fix some of district’s oldest facilities

Nearly $10 million bond seeks to fix some of district’s oldest facilities

For the fourth time in 10 years, Vashon’s school district is bringing a bond to voters in an attempt to secure the funding necessary to… Continue reading

Nearly $10 million bond seeks to fix some of district’s oldest facilities

Vashon Eats: Islander starts food delivery service

Four months after bringing Uber driving service to Vashon, islander Salina Milstein has started up a food delivery service called Vashon Eats. So far, two… Continue reading

Vashon’s newest forest dedicated at Saturday ceremony

Vashon’s newest forest dedicated at Saturday ceremony

More than 50 people, including islanders and members of King County’s parks department, gathered at Vashon’s newest community forest, Frogholler Forest, last Saturday for a… Continue reading

Vashon’s newest forest dedicated at Saturday ceremony

VIGA to pilot local online food shopping service

This summer, Vashon’s own version of online grocery shopping will be tested thanks to a grant-funded Vashon Island Growers Association project called Vashon Fresh. The… Continue reading

Interfaith group gathering with goal to unite community

A small group of roughly one dozen islanders, some who belong to churches and others who don’t, have been meeting for months to brainstorm about… Continue reading

Individual defendants removed from Wright suit, VHS principal drops countersuit

Individual Vashon school district administrators named in a lawsuit against the district that alleges harassment and discrimination at island schools, have had their names removed… Continue reading

Journeymen: New organization aims to support island’s boys

Journeymen: New organization aims to support island’s boys

Vashon’s teenage population has become a topic of worry for many islanders in recent years, as fears about drinking and drug use arise out of… Continue reading

Journeymen: New organization aims to support island’s boys
Attorney General speaking at Rotary meeting next week

Attorney General speaking at Rotary meeting next week

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at the Vashon Rotary Club’s weekly meeting next Thursday as part of his goal to visit every… Continue reading

Attorney General speaking at Rotary meeting next week

Islanders start adult day-health program as reprieve for caregivers

After witnessing a friend’s hardships as a caregiver for her Alzheimer’s-stricken husband, an islander, with help from others, is creating a respite program enabling caregivers… Continue reading

Burton Inn restaurant set to open April 13

Less than six months after a California mortgage banker with a passion for renovating old properties and being an innkeeper took over ownership of the… Continue reading

Quilters contribute to wide range of causes

Quilters contribute to wide range of causes

At the Vashon Island Quilt Guild’s monthly meeting last Tuesday, six members displayed the quilts they have created for charitable organizations from local hospitals and… Continue reading

Quilters contribute to wide range of causes

VPD survey results show pool, programs are priorities

The results from the Vashon Park District’s survey conducted last fall are in and the pool, recreational programs and more restrooms at park district properties… Continue reading

Coming Home: Banks found community on Vashon

Coming Home: Banks found community on Vashon

Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series about the interesting ways current islanders came to live on Vashon and how being on the… Continue reading

Coming Home: Banks found community on Vashon

Discussions about Vashon Pool cover continue

For the second time in February, two members of the Vashon Park District board were absent from a meeting, leading those who were present to… Continue reading

Playspace building back on the market after attempt to create teen center

Vashon Youth & Family Services’ Playspace building is back on the market after an islander’s three week-long attempt to generate enough money and interest to… Continue reading

Lawmakers pass bill to delay school levy cliff

More than one month after a bill to delay the “levy cliff” and prevent Washington schools from losing millions in funding was introduced to the… Continue reading

Vashon robotics team ends season at Super-Regional competition in Tacoma

Vashon robotics team ends season at Super-Regional competition in Tacoma

For only the second time in its 10-year history, Vashon’s robotics club advanced to the Super Regional tournament, putting it in the top 6 percent… Continue reading

Vashon robotics team ends season at Super-Regional competition in Tacoma
Islanders’ new E-bike rental, retail business will open at Vashon Village later this spring

Islanders’ new E-bike rental, retail business will open at Vashon Village later this spring

Vashon’s annual Passport to Pain bike ride is one of the island’s most popular events and draws thousands of bike riders seeking the pain of… Continue reading

Islanders’ new E-bike rental, retail business will open at Vashon Village later this spring