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Donations helping Burton skate park project take off

Donations helping Burton skate park project take off

Fundraising will support improved accessibility for elderly and disabled people at the park.

Donations helping Burton skate park project take off
Voice of Vashon launches video series on climate

Voice of Vashon launches video series on climate

Climate Watch will focus on the efforts of islanders to prepare for a warming planet.

Voice of Vashon launches video series on climate
Farms harvest for food bank

Farms harvest for food bank

A new program will allow the Vashon Community Food Bank to buy wholesale produce grown on the island

Farms harvest for food bank
Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

Event has helped support Vashon Island High School athletic programs for decades.

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd
Island pot farms going up in smoke

Island pot farms going up in smoke

Five years after legalization, some marijuana businesses on Vashon struggle to turn a profit.

Island pot farms going up in smoke
Camp Goodtimes empowers kids to be kids

Camp Goodtimes empowers kids to be kids

Children facing cancer diagnoses have fun, build connections.

Camp Goodtimes empowers kids to be kids
Island bulkheads are center of county land use talk

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.

Island bulkheads are center of county land use talk
County talks comprehensive plan, climate change

County talks comprehensive plan, climate change

New development regulations would limit construction in areas susceptible to sea level rise.

County talks comprehensive plan, climate change
Park district will try for new levy rate in November

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.

Park district will try for new levy rate in November
Variety of new restaurants open on island

Variety of new restaurants open on island

Each promises to be your new favorite spot in town.

Variety of new restaurants open on island
Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

“It really is a community tradition. That’s what I see it as.”

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run
Unofficial mayoral candidates kick off campaigns

Unofficial mayoral candidates kick off campaigns

Five hopefuls are raising money for a number of island charities and nonprofits.

Unofficial mayoral candidates kick off campaigns
Island landscape architect will remake heart of Paris

Island landscape architect will remake heart of Paris

A walkable green causeway will link monuments, landmarks and the Eiffel Tower.

Island landscape architect will remake heart of Paris
Updates, uncertainty around low-income housing development

Updates, uncertainty around low-income housing development

Debate continues over who would be living in Island Center Homes and where it would be built.

Updates, uncertainty around low-income housing development

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

A hope for sea stars, healthy oceans

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

A hope for sea stars, healthy oceans
Town hall draws state legislators, island progressives

Town hall draws state legislators, island progressives

Healthcare, taxes, education and environment were discussed.

Town hall draws state legislators, island progressives
Vashon High School Class of 2019 graduates

Vashon High School Class of 2019 graduates

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

Vashon High School Class of 2019 graduates
Meeting about housing project set for next week

Meeting about housing project set for next week

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

Meeting about housing project set for next week
New documentary focuses on dams, orcas’ dependence on salmon

New documentary focuses on dams, orcas’ dependence on salmon

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

New documentary focuses on dams, orcas’ dependence on salmon