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Quench Your Thirst for Beer and Live Music on Vashon Island

Vashon Island, in King County, Washington State, is a 37-square mile island close by the mainland with approximately 11,000 inhabitants. Since it is not connected to a bridge, the only way to get to and from the island is by ferry. Though the island is small in size and population, there are many things to …

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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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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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