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How to Tell if You’re Buying Stolen Property Online

Let's face it: crime happens. Things get stolen. Cell phones, laptop, jewelry, and personal belongings are all susceptible to it. However, there's another threat to those who have had property stolen from them: garage sale pages online. Whether they are through social media (such as Facebook) or through eBay and Craigslist, these sites often [...]

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 [...]

Two Pedestrians Reportedly Hit Near Theater

Two pedestrians were reportedly hit by a vehicle near the crosswalk outside the Vashon movie theater this evening (Thursday, January 15th). Island residents related that conditions were dark and rainy. Heavy intermittent rain today may have contributed to low visibility for both the pedestrians and drivers. Vashon island purports to be “walk friendly” according to multiple [...]