Susan Riemer

Hospital district commissioner candidates file to run next month

Candidates need to file with King County Elections between Wednesday, Aug. 7, and Friday, Aug. 9.

Strawberry Festival draws crowd for old favorites, new twists | Slideshow

Strawberry Festival draws crowd for old favorites, new twists | Slideshow

‘Goddess of Peace’ wins unofficial mayor contest

Strawberry Festival draws crowd for old favorites, new twists | Slideshow
Tacoma police provide further information on fatal shooting

Tacoma police provide further information on fatal shooting

Willem Van Spronsen confronted officers at the Northwest Detention Center, pointing a rifle at them.

Tacoma police provide further information on fatal shooting
‘Death doulas’ will speak about end of life services

‘Death doulas’ will speak about end of life services

Four island women trained as death doulas will share their perspectives.

‘Death doulas’ will speak about end of life services
Norm Mathews named grand marshal

Norm Mathews named grand marshal

Mathews said he is pleased to have been able to contribute to Vashon over the years.

Norm Mathews named grand marshal
Police kill islander at Tacoma detention center

Police kill islander at Tacoma detention center

Large police presence assists on island with search warrant

Police kill islander at Tacoma detention center
Debate over personal fireworks continues

Debate over personal fireworks continues

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott supports ban

Debate over personal fireworks continues
Resolution to millings use involves lawyers, delays

Resolution to millings use involves lawyers, delays

Plans to remove millings from private properties have stalled.

Resolution to millings use involves lawyers, delays

Area Rotary district supports music program for people with dementia

The popular Music Mends Minds will increase its reach

WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

Washington State Ferries will cancel several late-night sailings to make repairs at the Fauntleroy dock beginning this week. WSF spokesperson Hadley Rodero said the problem… Continue reading

WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

Presentation will focus on advanced medical interventions

Topics will include CPR, dialysis, mechanical ventilation and palliative and comfort care.

WSF officials host meeting on Vashon

WSF officials host meeting on Vashon

Amid new schedule, islanders ask for additional improvements.

WSF officials host meeting on Vashon
A champion of many causes, islander Emma Amiad moves on

A champion of many causes, islander Emma Amiad moves on

Environmental activism, social work among contributions to island.

A champion of many causes, islander Emma Amiad moves on

New law provides property tax reduction for some in state

Expands eligibility for the existing property tax exemption and deferral programs.

WSF to hold meeting next week

WSF to hold meeting next week

Officials will talk about fares, 2040 Long-Range Plan, Legislature, new schedule and Fauntleroy dock

WSF to hold meeting next week
Islanders feel effects of poor fire protection rating

Islanders feel effects of poor fire protection rating

Some property owners facing steeper insurance costs.

Islanders feel effects of poor fire protection rating
Man charged after assault on abbot

Man charged after assault on abbot

Father Tryphon initially had problems with his ears, including his hearing and balance, after attack

Man charged after assault on abbot

Crime spree hits downtown Vashon in recent days

Mike Douvier, owner of Doug’s Auto Repair, said his shop has not been targeted by thieves in 35 years

Legislature approves funding for new ferries

Legislature approves funding for new ferries

Triangle Route study was also funded.

Legislature approves funding for new ferries
Vashon Community Care ends skilled nursing service

Vashon Community Care ends skilled nursing service

The center will offer memory care and will soon launch a $3 million capital campaign

Vashon Community Care ends skilled nursing service