Kevin Opsahl

Health care district obtains initial funding from county

Loan of up to $1 million will go to start-up costs, likely funding Neighborcare — for now


Abi Kim drafted to Orlando Pride

Former McMurray Middle School student has played in the FIFA under-18 and under-20 Women’s World Cups


Water district board approves union contract

Commissioners emerged from a closed session and approved deal with waterworks operators


Health Care District seek a loan up to $1M

Commissioners passed a resolution Jan. 2 stating it would like to borrow from King County

Island attorney wants to reform community council

David Vogel, attorney and former VMICC president, says islanders need and want a community council

Boys, Girls VHS Basketball see defeats in first league matches

All teams will try to turn their luck around this week.

School Capital & Technology levy on Feb. 11 ballot

“A healthy district needs healthy facilities and we need to be thinking about the future, too,”

Board furthers Health Care District establishment

Commissioners took steps to prepare for hiring of interim district superintendent, legal counsel.

VHS Girls/Boys basketball teams ramp up to league games

“We are just trying to get better every day.”

Pedestrian hit by truck

A woman crossing a major intersection on the island last Thursday night received non life-threatening injuries after being hit by a pick-up truck attempting to… Continue reading

High school wrestling coaches instrumental in Rock tournament evolution

“It’s such a testament to how much they care about where they came from.”

Island Center Homes projects gets needed funds

Vashon HouseHold receives $3.4 million from state Department of Commerce for housing complex.

Vashon Community Care hires new executive director

Wendy Kleppe sat down with The Beachcomber to talk about her goals for VCC and why she likes seniors

Health Care District commissioners consider Neighborcare clinic’s future

Board is considering whether to apply for funding from King County to help it function in early days

Vashon holds rally on eve of House impeachment proceedings

Islanders waved signs and chanted slogans urging Congress to vote to remove President Trump from office

Money, committees on Health Care District docket

Commissioners were briefed on district funding opportunities and set up committees to find resources

Arrest of domestic violence suspect made on island

A man accused of domestic violence was arrested on the island in the early morning hours on Wednesday after a brief standoff with law enforcement.… Continue reading

Community turns out to see Santa Claus, light holiday tree during Winterfest

Roads in town were closed to make way for a parade as the island turned out to ring in the holidays.

Winery ordinance finalized with Vashon protections

The legislation now heads to King County Executive Dow Constantine’s desk for his signature.

Vashon Health Care District board of commissioners meet

The first meeting, held Dec. 4 at VCA, included changing the district’s name and job training