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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.

A hope for sea stars, healthy oceans

Islanders search for ways to help following a wasting disease outbreak in 2013.

Town hall draws state legislators, island progressives

Healthcare, taxes, education and environment were discussed.

Vashon High School Class of 2019 graduates

“You are a collection of skills, abilities and character.”

Meeting about housing project set for next week

County officials from the Department of Community and Human Services will attend.

New documentary focuses on dams, orcas’ dependence on salmon

“Dammed to Extinction” will show at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Vashon Theatre.

Park district revises 2019 budget, plans ahead

Board approved several cuts and voted to delay items ahead of November levy election.

Event to offer solutions for living with smoke from wildfires

Islanders will learn about the actions they can take to protect their bodies and homes.

Old, new candidates line up to run for island board positions

Familiar faces and newcomers alike have filed to retain their elected posts or run for public boards