Paul Rowley

Pride, perspective after world rowing competition

“I feel proud of everyone that competed … and for what we were able to throw down on the course.”

 

Islander steps down from longtime pet care business

Joanna Gardiner of Loving Care for Animals is leaving her business this summer after 23 years.

 

Folk-pop luminary heads to arts center stage

Shawn Mullins has forged his own creative path in a notable career spanning decades.

 

Orcas, salmon face myriad challenges

Three more southern residents have vanished and are presumed dead.

County to begin cleanup of polluted Maury park

Contractor bid evaluation process underway; some trails will be temporarily closed to public.

Donations helping Burton skate park project take off

Fundraising will support improved accessibility for elderly and disabled people at the park.

Voice of Vashon launches video series on climate

Climate Watch will focus on the efforts of islanders to prepare for a warming planet.

Farms harvest for food bank

A new program will allow the Vashon Community Food Bank to buy wholesale produce grown on the island

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

Event has helped support Vashon Island High School athletic programs for decades.

Island pot farms going up in smoke

Five years after legalization, some marijuana businesses on Vashon struggle to turn a profit.

Camp Goodtimes empowers kids to be kids

Children facing cancer diagnoses have fun, build connections.

Island bulkheads are center of county land use talk

Midpoint update to the King County comprehensive plan includes response to sea level rise on Vashon.

County talks comprehensive plan, climate change

New development regulations would limit construction in areas susceptible to sea level rise.

Park district will try for new levy rate in November

Board says it will account for the district’s financial goals and for tackling urgent maintenance.

Variety of new restaurants open on island

Each promises to be your new favorite spot in town.

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

“It really is a community tradition. That’s what I see it as.”

Unofficial mayoral candidates kick off campaigns

Five hopefuls are raising money for a number of island charities and nonprofits.

Island landscape architect will remake heart of Paris

A walkable green causeway will link monuments, landmarks and the Eiffel Tower.

Updates, uncertainty around low-income housing development

Debate continues over who would be living in Island Center Homes and where it would be built.

Fire district sells longtime South End clubhouse, station

Department does not have enough volunteer firefighters to staff building.