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Runaway dog taken back by adoption agency

Vashon Island Pet Protectors said Henry is “safe and receiving the specific care that he needs.”

Forum on pesticide alternatives Saturday

Speakers will discuss the harm posed by pesticides and the changing practices around their use.

Theatre mural draws criticism, defense

Theatre mural draws criticism, defense

Some islanders have recently commented that the artwork may be promoting an offensive stereotype.

Theatre mural draws criticism, defense
Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit

Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit

“We’re everywhere, we’re in every profession, and contribute to your island’s vibrant life.”

Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit
Funding limited plow response to island after storm

Funding limited plow response to island after storm

The county could only focus its efforts to keep some roads clear, leaving others buried.

Funding limited plow response to island after storm

Vashon Community Care receives high governmental rating

The nursing home’s rating has improved greatly since director Mike Schwartz took the job last summer.

Island’s youth programs, preschools prepare for emergencies

Island’s youth programs, preschools prepare for emergencies

“The more people are ready, the more people we can help.”

Island’s youth programs, preschools prepare for emergencies
Search for missing dog continues

Search for missing dog continues

Volunteers have spent long hours attempting to humanely trap a dog who escaped from his owner.

Search for missing dog continues
Pool gets a new director, another year under bubble

Pool gets a new director, another year under bubble

Despite a few unlucky coincidences, confidence in the future of the Vashon Community Pool is high.

Pool gets a new director, another year under bubble
Rowers headed to New Zealand for championships

Rowers headed to New Zealand for championships

More than 700 athletes will compete, including six rowers from the Burton Beach Rowing Club.

Rowers headed to New Zealand for championships
Prominent activist returns to Vashon

Prominent activist returns to Vashon

Winona LaDuke will speak at the Vashon Theater about environmentalism and indigenous rights.

Prominent activist returns to Vashon

Park district seeks islanders’ input for April levy vote

The district is currently seeking islanders to form two committees and prepare statements.

Questions abound over future of Tramp Harbor dock

Negotiations over a lease agreement with the state have reached a crossroads.

Like a rolling stone: The Rock changes hands

Like a rolling stone: The Rock changes hands

New additions may be on the way, but old favorites will stay on the menu.

Like a rolling stone: The Rock changes hands

Choir to join island group for discussion about death Sunday

Guided small-group discussions about life, death and everything in between will be held.

Land Trust seeks votes for Matsuda Farm project

Land Trust seeks votes for Matsuda Farm project

Votes for a cold storage and washing facility will be tallied online through Jan. 31.

Land Trust seeks votes for Matsuda Farm project
Honoring Martin Luther King, event to examine social justice

Honoring Martin Luther King, event to examine social justice

“I think this is really an opportunity to see the world from someone else’s point of view.”

Honoring Martin Luther King, event to examine social justice
Fate of Tramp Harbor dock is in question

Fate of Tramp Harbor dock is in question

Contamination and safety concerns have plagued the dock for years.

Fate of Tramp Harbor dock is in question
Land Trust to host environmental film festival

Land Trust to host environmental film festival

Nine short films will be shown from a wide-ranging collection.

Land Trust to host environmental film festival
Islanders watch for salmon, ways to help orcas

Islanders watch for salmon, ways to help orcas

Cataloging island salmon species helps to inform restoration efforts meant to support them.

Islanders watch for salmon, ways to help orcas