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Vashon Community Council committee gears up

Vashon Community Council committee gears up

The discussion was centered around how a formal island community council could operate.

Vashon Community Council committee gears up
School board to explore late start times

School board to explore late start times

Middle and high school students need more sleep, but delaying the start of the school day is tricky.

School board to explore late start times
Bill to safeguard park services stalls

Bill to safeguard park services stalls

“We want to make sure that the park district can maintain its operations,” said Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon.

Bill to safeguard park services stalls
Equine workshops inspire students’ best selves

Equine workshops inspire students’ best selves

The series is intended to develop skills useful in high school and beyond.

Equine workshops inspire students’ best selves

Lawsuits filed against contractors over millings

King County is engaged in legal action on the millings on Vashon.

As Vashon Kids program marks anniversary, VYFS looks ahead

As Vashon Kids program marks anniversary, VYFS looks ahead

Growing demand for services strains the limited funding available to provide them.

As Vashon Kids program marks anniversary, VYFS looks ahead
For southern residents, missing orca a sign of the times

For southern residents, missing orca a sign of the times

The disappearance of L41, known as Mega, leaves the current population at a historic low of 72.

For southern residents, missing orca a sign of the times
Islanders want new community council

Islanders want new community council

A committee to form a new Vashon-Maury Island Community Council held its first meeting last week.

Islanders want new community council
Park district weary of illegal dumping

Park district weary of illegal dumping

The Vashon Park District has had to pay more attention to waste in recent years than ever before.

Park district weary of illegal dumping

Event will consider end of life options

Volunteers of the Seattle-based nonprofit End of Life Washington will present.

Islanders look for hope, climate solutions

Islanders look for hope, climate solutions

Vashon residents take it day by day amid reports that the world isn’t doing enough on climate change.

Islanders look for hope, climate solutions
Low tide walk reveals world of marine magic

Low tide walk reveals world of marine magic

Annual event led by beach naturalists and the Vashon Nature Center drew 60 islanders last week.

Low tide walk reveals world of marine magic
Detective investigating Agren field vandalism

Detective investigating Agren field vandalism

Vandals drove a vehicle across the new sod at the field last month, causing significant damage.

Detective investigating Agren field vandalism
Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. event to call for action

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. event to call for action

Presenters will include keynote speaker Trish Dziko, Karen Dhaliwal of the Freedom Project.

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. event to call for action
Islanders gather to protest possibility of war

Islanders gather to protest possibility of war

Demonstration was in response to escalating tensions between U.S. and Iran.

Islanders gather to protest possibility of war
Annual Audubon event provides islanders chance to tally birds

Annual Audubon event provides islanders chance to tally birds

Thousands of dedicated citizen scientists participated in the Christmas Bird Count last weekend.

Annual Audubon event provides islanders chance to tally birds
Radar, runaway dog, returned home safely

Radar, runaway dog, returned home safely

Amy Carey of Vashon Island Pet Protectors said volunteers worked tirelessly to recover the dog.

Radar, runaway dog, returned home safely
VIGA looks ahead with Vashon Fresh program

VIGA looks ahead with Vashon Fresh program

“We’ve got the community that really wants local food, and this is how we do it.”

VIGA looks ahead with Vashon Fresh program
Inslee releases statement over border detainments

Inslee releases statement over border detainments

“I will continue to stand up for the rights and protections of all Washingtonians.”

Inslee releases statement over border detainments
Agren field wrecked by vandalism

Agren field wrecked by vandalism

The cost of damage could be upwards of $100,000; King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating

Agren field wrecked by vandalism