The Fuller Store, the oldest commercial building on Vashon, could become the island’s 16th landmarked structure should the King County Landmarks Commission approve the nomination at its March 26 meeting.
Vashon Youth & Family Services hopes to draw 2,500 kayaks and canoes into Quartermaster Harbor this September for a record-breaking raft-up event, a gathering that will highlight the way communities can be stronger when they pull together, organizers say.
Several islanders voiced concern on Saturday about the mounting costs of the Vashon Park District’s fields project and urged island sports groups to play a larger role in shouldering the financial burden.
Island Home Center & Lumber has applied for a license to sell beer, wine and liquor in its store — a move that would make it the second retail space on Vashon to do so in the wake of a ballot measure privatizing the sale of spirits.
The Vashon Park District failed to curb expenses when revenues fell, kept itself afloat by borrowing money and did not comply with state laws governing the administration of a public construction project, state auditors have found.
A city in King County is withholding support of a regionwide Emergency Medical Services’ levy, opposition that could jeopardize the highly regarded Medic One system if a resolution to the impasse isn’t found soon.