Vashon voters approved a similar six-year measure in 2017. It expires after this year.
The wait for three-boat service to return just got longer. In other ferries news, the Walla Walla drama could delay the return of the Cathlamet to the Triangle Route, and islanders who use priority medical loading have experienced repeated rudeness at docks.
The approximately $12 million project to build 40 income-qualified rental units first broke ground in December.
An attorney for the two separate high school graduates who accused the teacher of misconduct said the matter is not over.
A problem that had reached a breaking point last year — a steady increase in package delivery to Vashon Post Office that had ballooned to close to 2,500 packages per day during the peak holiday season— has now been addressed in a significant way, thanks to islander Ericka Turnbull, who works for Amazon.
This acquisition will preserve 12 units of affordable housing on the island.
In an interview, Seattle Indian Health Board President and CEO, Esther Lucero (Diné), discussed the timeline for the opening of the Health Board’s treatment center on Vashon and detailed more about the planned facility.
Phil Levin professor of practice in environmental and forest sciences at the University of Washington and lead scientist at The Nature Conservancy in Washington state, has been named as director for the first-ever U.S. National Nature Assessment.
The exhibit, part of a larger partnership between environmental activists and artists, has notable ties to Vashon.
Art will be everywhere on Vashon on First Friday, and three of the exhibits are fundraisers for worthy island enterprises — Granny’s Attic Thrift Shop, the Vashon Food Bank, and the Vashon Bookmobile.
The power of Indigenous tradition and wisdom will flow from the other side of the Pacific Rim to Vashon’s shores.
The Seattle Indian Health Board has purchased the Vashon Community Care building for $11 million.
According to a March 27 indictment, islander Jesus Ruiz-Hernandez, 44, brought three undocumented adults to the U.S., illegally harbored and transported them for financial gain, and forced two of them to work for him by harming them or threatening them with harm.