Paul Rowley

Islanders consider next steps for Tramp Harbor dock

Islanders consider next steps for Tramp Harbor dock

At a public forum last week, many hoped for an obvious path forward that was not immediately clear.

Islanders consider next steps for Tramp Harbor dock
Folk singer, storyteller will shine on theatre stage

Folk singer, storyteller will shine on theatre stage

John Craigie is making a stop on the island as part of his “Keep It Warm” tour.

Folk singer, storyteller will shine on theatre stage
County updating snow removal plan

County updating snow removal plan

Augments the county’s existing designated snow routes in rural and urban unincorporated areas.

County updating snow removal plan
As winter nears, be ready to play indoors

As winter nears, be ready to play indoors

There is a variety of team sport and recreation opportunities on the island during colder months.

As winter nears, be ready to play indoors
With ‘no alternative,’ beloved dock pushed further to brink

With ‘no alternative,’ beloved dock pushed further to brink

The ailing dock will be closed to the public early next month.

With ‘no alternative,’ beloved dock pushed further to brink
Histories converge at evolving skatepark

Histories converge at evolving skatepark

The Burton Adventure Recreation Center site and the surrounding area have served many over the years

Histories converge at evolving skatepark
Islander, veteran John Croan dies

Islander, veteran John Croan dies

“His enthusiasm not only for the church but for the community as a whole was absolutely remarkable.”

Islander, veteran John Croan dies
Driver not yet charged in drunk driving crash

Driver not yet charged in drunk driving crash

The drunk driver involved in a crash that sent seven to the hospital has lost his license.

Driver not yet charged in drunk driving crash
Police K-9 named after island soldier killed in Afghanistan

Police K-9 named after island soldier killed in Afghanistan

Police dogs go to great lengths to support and protect their team. So did Robert Bennedsen.

Police K-9 named after island soldier killed in Afghanistan
Courtesy Photo

Drunk driving accident sends seven to hospital

The driver of a sedan rear-ended a van packed with juveniles, sending it colliding into a pole.

Courtesy Photo
Vashon’s drinking water eyed by investors

Vashon’s drinking water eyed by investors

Large utilities put out offers to buy several of the island’s private water companies.

Vashon’s drinking water eyed by investors
Once perched on light pole, ospreys find new home

Once perched on light pole, ospreys find new home

Last fall, certified arborists moved a nest that the protected birds built atop a light pole.

Once perched on light pole, ospreys find new home
Islanders fear ‘canary in the coal mine’ as climate warms

Islanders fear ‘canary in the coal mine’ as climate warms

Audubon finds climate change threatens way of life of hundreds of bird species in Washington state.

Islanders fear ‘canary in the coal mine’ as climate warms
Body at Tahlequah dock identified

Body at Tahlequah dock identified

Death has been officially ruled as a suicide.

Body at Tahlequah dock identified
School board officials prepare for election

School board officials prepare for election

Former board member is campaigning to return while two others are running unopposed.

School board officials prepare for election
Islanders, geologists consider landslide risks

Islanders, geologists consider landslide risks

Members of the island’s Medical Reserve Corps, fire chiefs participated in VashonBePrepared exercise.

Islanders, geologists consider landslide risks
State Patrol officers to direct traffic at dock

State Patrol officers to direct traffic at dock

Officers from Seattle Police Department will no longer direct traffic at Fauntleroy Terminal.

State Patrol officers to direct traffic at dock
Cuts, challenges for school district prompt discussion

Cuts, challenges for school district prompt discussion

Strong disagreement between union and officials over how to proceed with cuts to reduce deficit.

Cuts, challenges for school district prompt discussion
Vashon 4-H club part of long history at island park

Vashon 4-H club part of long history at island park

Event last weekend celebrated work that transformed Paradise Ridge park into riding destination.

Vashon 4-H club part of long history at island park
Body found in water near Tahlequah Dock

Body found in water near Tahlequah Dock

The cause of death is still undermined.

Body found in water near Tahlequah Dock