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Vashon, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Vashon, WA include 98070. The median home price in Vashon is $499,000 which is roughly $271/per square foot. More Vashon information.

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Body of missing Vashon woman, Kirsten Proffit, found

In sad news on Vashon, the body of Kirsten Proffit, the island woman reported missing last Monday, has been found and her family notified, according to Lane Youmans, the coroner of Grays Harbor County.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Island woman still missing

The island woman who was reported missing early this week still has not returned, despite some reports yesterday that she was back safe on the island.

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The Dance Club that Vashon has always needed... is here

From your friends at Open Space for Arts & Community, here's another reason to not leave the island... and still get what you need! You don't have to spend a weekend night running in to Seattle just to find a cool place to dance.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Chautauqua families receive letters required by No Child Left Behind law

Parents with children at Chautauqua Elementary School will receive letters this week informing them that their child is attending a "failing" school, a result of the state losing its waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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Care center seeks new leadership

Vashon Community Care will soon be looking for a new administrator, as current administrator Janelle Ansell has given her notice and will leave next month.

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Fall brings an uptick in island preschools

Just a few years ago, several island preschools were serving fewer children than in years past, but preschools appear to be flourishing again, with three new schools set to open this fall and three others reporting significant changes.

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Express Cuisine goes up for sale

After a year at the helm of Express Cuisine, island chef Chris Lueck is selling the business because of health problems.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Vashon woman reported missing

An island woman has been reported missing, and anyone with information about her whereabouts is encouraged to contact the King County Sheriff's Office.

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Motorcycle mania roars onto Vashon

On Sunday, more than 1,000 motorcyclists gathered in downtown Vashon for the Vintage Motorcycle Enthusiasts' 32nd annual Isle of Vashon TT.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Vashon, Wash. man seeks his gay partner's federal VA benefits

The ceremony was meticulously planned, befitting a wedding where one of the grooms is a self-professed Virgo with obsessive-compulsive leanings.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Vashon Island Sheepdog Classic 2014

Border Collies relax in the the shade between competitions during the annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic Friday, August 22, 2014, at Misty Isle Farms on Vashon Island, Washington.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Fire board approves change to island emergency medical system

Vashon's fire district will move forward with a plan to incorporate its paramedic program into the south King County emergency medical system, a transition that could happen as soon as January of next year.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Blooms & Things purchased by owner of catering and events business

Vashon's longtime floral shop, Blooms & Things, will change hands on Sept. 1, purchased by the owner of Herban Feast, Seattle's upscale event planning, design and catering company.

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Demonstration will spotlight Native basket weaving

In connection with the Heritage Museum's current exhibit, the Heritage Association is sponsoring an event this weekend that focuses on the Puyallup tribe's art and design.

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District 19 resolves water pressure issues brought on by valve project

About three months after a handful of customers complained that a Water District 19 project reduced their water pressure, district officials say the problems have been resolved.

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Subconscious Population will play the Bike on Friday night

Subconscious Population, a band that has many fans on the island and is a large part of Vashon's musical history, will play a free show at the Red Bike on Friday.

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Vandalism leaves the bike in the tree in poor condition

When Puyallup residents Dylan Hutson and Molly DelDuca took a day trip to Vashon Sunday, seeing the bike in the tree was high on the young couple's list of things to do.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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No record, but a fun attempt

Quartermaster Harbor was a colorful scene on Sunday, as hundreds of people in canoes, kayaks and even stand-up paddle boards joined together just off Jensen Point.

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Open Air: Artists take flight at weekend festival

Duo Volta shows their artistry. This year's Open Air festival, where this duo will perform, will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Paramedic proposal met with optimism, some concern

A proposal to absorb Vashon's paramedics into the south King County paramedic system is garnering mixed responses at Vashon Island Fire & Rescue .

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