Island News

Vashon Community Votes ‘No’ on Proposition 1 Bond, Community Reaction Mixed

In the largest voter turnout in the county, Vashon Island School District’s proposed $26.9 million school bond failed to achieve the 60 percent supermajority needed to pass in the Proposition 1 election. Had the bond passed, it would have funded construction of a new track with a synthetic turf field, renovations to the gym, construction …

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Suspect That Rammed Police Car Apprehended

According to the Sky Valley Chronicle (http://www.skyvalleychronicle.com/BREAKING-NEWS/SUSPECT-WHO-RAMMED-SHERIFF-S-OFFICE-PATROL-CAR-ON-VASHON-ISLAND-CAPTURED-1977057) the suspect was taken into custody at 4:30 AM this morning after breaking into an unoccupied home. A police officer fired upon the individual the evening before when the suspect allegedly rammed his truck into a police car and then fled on foot in the Dockton area of …

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Manhunt under way on Vashon

King County Sheriff’s deputies are combing Vashon Island for a man who rammed a patrol car Saturday evening and then managed to evade deputies who opened fire. Officials have released very limited information on the incident, only to say the man was suspected of making threats and ramming the patrol car, and that the deputy …

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