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Investigations find both ferry, private captain responsible for December collision

Investigations find both ferry, private captain responsible for December collision

A Washington State Ferries investigation into a Dec. 4 collision between the ferry Chetzemoka and a small personal vessel called Nap Tyme has found both… Continue reading

Investigations find both ferry, private captain responsible for December collision
Harbor School’s 17th annual Voyager’s Auction raises more than $120,000

Harbor School’s 17th annual Voyager’s Auction raises more than $120,000

Vashon’s only private school held its 17th annual auction at the Open Space for Arts & Community Saturday night and raised more than $120,000. The… Continue reading

Harbor School’s 17th annual Voyager’s Auction raises more than $120,000

EDITORIAL: Four-day event was proof of what small groups can do

Hundreds of islanders attended 14 events over the course of four days last week to discuss the topics of death, dying and end-of-life planning. With… Continue reading

Transportation officials beginning outreach for major Fauntleroy construction project

Seattle transportation officials will gather feedback this month on a large-scale construction project on Fauntleroy Way that will create two lanes of traffic in each… Continue reading

Jens Pedersen, one of last children to live at Point Robinson lighthouse, dies at 90

Jens Pedersen, one of last children to live at Point Robinson lighthouse, dies at 90

One of the last people to live at the Point Robinson lighthouse as a child has died. Jensal “Jens” Olaf Pedersen Jr. died Feb. 22… Continue reading

Jens Pedersen, one of last children to live at Point Robinson lighthouse, dies at 90
DIG Nursery pop-up wins best in show at Northwest Flower & Garden Show

DIG Nursery pop-up wins best in show at Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Vashon’s DIG Nursery has been part of Seattle’s annual Northwest Flower & Garden Show for the past 18 years, but the nursery’s owners celebrated a… Continue reading

DIG Nursery pop-up wins best in show at Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Commercial recycling changes to allow for comingled material, residential to follow

DM Disposal and Recycling’s commercial customers on Vashon will have a simplified recycling process and can comingle materials, including glass, for pickup, as of today,… Continue reading

VARSA receives $32,000 in grants to support variety of programs

The Vashon Alliance to Reduce Substance Abuse has been awarded four grants totaling $32,000 to be used for multiple community safety and training projects. The… Continue reading

County awards over $10,000 in grants to island nonprofits

Seven Vashon organizations have received a combined $10,500 in grant money from King County to help fund a wide variety of community programs. The DOVE… Continue reading

West Seattle pastor teaching classes about Koran on Vashon next month

West Seattle pastor teaching classes about Koran on Vashon next month

According to a Pew Research Center study published last Wednesday, while Americans seem to be more open and warm to multiple religious groups than they… Continue reading

West Seattle pastor teaching classes about Koran on Vashon next month
Vashon’s Adrian St. Germain two-time state wrestling champion

Vashon’s Adrian St. Germain two-time state wrestling champion

For the second time in as many years as he has been a high school wrestler, Vashon High School’s Adrian St. Germain captured a state… Continue reading

Vashon’s Adrian St. Germain two-time state wrestling champion

Park district, Seals consider covering pool

Commissioners overseeing the Vashon park District are poised to make a move next week regarding a proposal to cover the Vashon Pool. Pool manager Scott… Continue reading

Island couple intends to purchase former Playspace building

After two weeks on the market, Vashon Youth & Family Services’ Playspace building is pending sale to an island couple that hopes to turn it… Continue reading

School board finalizes nearly $10 million bond for April election

The Vashon school board on Thursday approved a $9.9 million bond measure to fund the repair and replacement of aging athletic facilities and other infrastructure… Continue reading

VPD renegotiating contract with school district amid bond finalization

VPD renegotiating contract with school district amid bond finalization

The Vashon Park District voted in an emergency meeting last week to renegotiate instead of renew its current $100,000 contract with the Vashon Island School… Continue reading

VPD renegotiating contract with school district amid bond finalization

Youth-adult dialogue event tonight

For the first time in six years, youth-adult dialogues will return to Vashon tonight and give the community an outlet to explore “What is Normal?”… Continue reading

New head of Ferries ready to tackle system’s issues, build relationships

New head of Ferries ready to tackle system’s issues, build relationships

The new head of Washington State Ferries has been on the job for only two weeks, but already has plans for public outreach and continuing… Continue reading

New head of Ferries ready to tackle system’s issues, build relationships

High school principal’s lawyer claims Wright suit is retaliation

Ten months after islander Kelly Wright filed a lawsuit against Vashon’s school district and multiple administrators, the attorney for Vashon High School’s principal has filed… Continue reading

Police: Road rage led to Friday crash

Police: Road rage led to Friday crash

A woman driving a blue minivan crashed into a tree near the intersection of Bank Road and Vashon Highway Friday afternoon. The incident occurred around… Continue reading

Police: Road rage led to Friday crash
Coming Home: River-guiding, West Seattle natives found rural paradise

Coming Home: River-guiding, West Seattle natives found rural paradise

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

Coming Home: River-guiding, West Seattle natives found rural paradise