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Vashon HouseHold is attempting to clean up what has long been one of the Island’s worst illegal dump sites, a wooded area near Roseballen that until last week was littered with several couches, a washing machine, old tires and mounds of trash.
Gov. Christine Gregoire announced Monday that Washington State Ferries (WSF) will not build a controversial Steilacoom II-style ferry, after pressure from Port Townsend and Vashon… Continue reading
By AMELIA HEAGERTYStaff WriterThe energy and enthusiasm of the 76-piece Vashon High School symphonic band was palpable during a recent class. The students were practicing… Continue reading
Vashon HouseHold is attempting to clean up what has long been one of the Island’s worst illegal dump sites, a wooded area near Roseballen that… Continue reading
The Backbone Campaign has achieved some stature in the world of political theater with its delightfully sardonic Chain Gang, those oversized puppets clad in prison wear depicting the worst of the Bush administration. Now, this home-grown group is taking it to the next level: They’ve developed puppets that show not only what’s amiss in this country but what they’d like to see instead: universal health care, immigrant rights and a world where polar bears might survive.
King County Water District 19’s new six-year plan calls for greater conservation and better use of its largest storage tank to address an ongoing water… Continue reading
The day after Halloween might be a quiet day at most candy shops, but that was not the case last week at Zanzibar Chocolates.Customers streamed… Continue reading
Books by the Way, an institution on the Island for some 35 years, has new owners: Jennie and Dave Wilke.Dave Wilke, 35, works full-time as… Continue reading
Vashon Island's school board will look very different next year as a result of Tuesday's election.All three of the incumbents on the board that oversees… Continue reading
Harvest brings money for stewardship and restoration.
After just under a year on the job, Keith Yamane, chief of Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR), is leaving Vashon for a second time.He… Continue reading