Paul Rowley

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
Park district revises 2019 budget, plans ahead

Park district revises 2019 budget, plans ahead

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

Park district revises 2019 budget, plans ahead

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

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

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

VCC to host caregiver resource fair

Elder care resources will be shared. The event will feature a guest speaker.

Town hall event will bring legislators to the island

Town hall event will bring legislators to the island

State Rep. Eileen Cody and Sen. Joe Nguyen will discuss climate, healthcare, ferry issues Monday.

Town hall event will bring legislators to the island
Park district receives grant for new playground

Park district receives grant for new playground

Will help fulfill a “playground for all” concept serving island’s children, seniors and disabled.

Park district receives grant for new playground
Islanders file to run for board positions

Islanders file to run for board positions

Most candidates are running unopposed.

Islanders file to run for board positions
Car hits ACE Hardware in Thriftway parking lot

Car hits ACE Hardware in Thriftway parking lot

“We’re just thankful nobody was hurt.”

Car hits ACE Hardware in Thriftway parking lot
County donates retired van to Park District

County donates retired van to Park District

Program will allow for district to offer transportation to seniors, teens to attend events.

County donates retired van to Park District
County considers island shellfish operation proposal

County considers island shellfish operation proposal

Officials to consider if project would have significant adverse environmental effects.

County considers island shellfish operation proposal
County, land trust debut new trail at marine park

County, land trust debut new trail at marine park

Part of effort to create island-wide network of trails connecting parks and open spaces on island.

County, land trust debut new trail at marine park
Governor signs bills to aid orcas, bolster salmon

Governor signs bills to aid orcas, bolster salmon

Legislation covers array of protections.

Governor signs bills to aid orcas, bolster salmon
Island nonprofit raises money to complete skate park project

Island nonprofit raises money to complete skate park project

Construction could begin later this year on what organizers call Phase 2 of the BARC master plan.

Island nonprofit raises money to complete skate park project
Storyteller tackles fear of death and dying

Storyteller tackles fear of death and dying

Allison Cox will share stories about the end of life this Sunday at the Land Trust Building.

Storyteller tackles fear of death and dying
Islander rolls out Syrian food cart

Islander rolls out Syrian food cart

“If the Vashon community supported this business, it would be great.”

Islander rolls out Syrian food cart