Paul Rowley

Life goes on at Vashon Community Care

VCC has not reported a single case of COVID-19 since closing its doors to visitors two months ago.

 

Neighborcare won’t renew clinic lease

Health care provider did not provide set date for departure, but clinic lease expires in October.

 

Beachcomber editorial staff down to two

The news comes as Sound Publishing further eliminated 20% of its workforce across its publications.

 

Vashon’s small businesses wait for relief, hope for the best

“Give us a good challenge and we’ll figure it out. That’s the thing about people who live on Vashon.”

No word on return of Metro bus service

Bus service won’t resume on the island for at least the next few weeks.

Islanders seek to support farms, food

Several groups are organizing to better support both the island’s growers and under-resourced eaters.

The second live-streamed town hall event was broadcast last Saturday (Courtesy Photo).

At COVID-19 town hall, islanders ask what’s next

It was the second such live-streamed event to address questions about COVID-19 in the community.

The second live-streamed town hall event was broadcast last Saturday (Courtesy Photo).

Vashon certified as wildlife habitat community

Now the work begins to educate and replenish lost native plants that support birds and pollinators.

Welcome sign guiding Dockton visitors stolen

“This really was an unfortunate surprise. [This] just doesn’t happen.”

Island seniors finding ways to stay connected

Many are helping seniors stay engaged and active under Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay at home order.

Metro bus service on Vashon ends Saturday

Water Taxi remains on reduced schedule; community van doesn’t have enough available volunteer drivers

Island social services anticipate strain from COVID-19 impacts

A recent Vashon Social Services Network meeting made clear that some are feeling the pressure.

As Gov. orders longer lockdown, COVID-19 testing comes to island

Neighborcare Health, VashonBePrepared now offer limited testing, evaluation services.

A past Spring Fling event hosted by the Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce (Courtesy Photo).

Updated: Cancellations, closures as island responds to COVID-19

Following recommendations proposed by Public Health — Seattle & King County.

A past Spring Fling event hosted by the Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce (Courtesy Photo).

Islanders launch food delivery service

“We love the restaurants here. We have such a great culture on the island.”

School board discusses preschool cuts

“It’s about priorities,” board member Bob Hennessey said. “Budgets are about priorities.”

Neighborcare hands hospital district a $653,000 bill

Administrative overhead plus the island clinic’s operating deficit amounts to a hefty shortfall.

Post office reveals worker’s COVID-19 diagnosis

Island postal workers were quarantined for COVID-19 and returned to work this week.

With COVID-19, major changes for state, island

At press conference Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee said he may need to extend two-week stay-at-home order

Updated: Public health confirms additional island COVID-19 case

The official case count in King County was 1,828 on Friday.