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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 $399,000 which is roughly $265/per square foot. More Vashon information.

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Wednesday | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Islanders join in effort at Oso slide

Following one of the deadliest natural disasters in state history, several Vashon residents have joined in the large response effort at the Oso landslide.

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Wednesday | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Responders work to prepare for a landslide on Vashon

In the wake of last month's deadly landslide in Oso, Vashon's emergency volunteers are preparing for a significant landslide on Vashon while also attempting to highlight the island's own risk for slides.

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Wednesday | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Actions during VHS construction pose a problem for the pool

With just weeks before summer arrives, park and school district officials are scrambling to solve a problem at the Vashon Pool caused by a mix-up during the construction of the new high school.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Duo delivers an evening of music, slapstick and dance vaudeville style

Vashon-based Molly Shannon and Luz Gaxiola met when they were students at the San Francisco Clown Conservatory in 2005.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Students voice tales of struggle and hope

As a storyteller, creative writer and teacher Merna Hecht knows firsthand the power of the written word.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Long Lost band members will reunite at the Red Bike

Island drummer Todd Zimberg, guitarist Michael Gotz and bass player Keith Lowe will reunite under the name of Long Lost for an evening of jazz, rock and blues at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bike.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Vashon Loop

Friends of Mukai Program features the Mukai Garden

A program focused on Kuni Mukai's historic landmark garden will be offered by Friends of Mukai at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23rd at the Vashon Maury Island Land Trust Building.

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Vashon Loop

Birding project integrates science & art lessons for 4th graders

Artist Liz Lewis works with 4th grader Spencer Mazur in sculpting his bird during a VAIS residency, Vashon Shore and Water Birds.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The News Tribune

Lollar Pickups moving guitar part manufacturing business to Tacoma

A company that makes specialized parts for electric guitars is relocating to downtown Tacoma, bringing 15 employees with plans to hire several more.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Bergamot Studio closes shop in Burton

After 17 months of curating fine art collections and home furnishings, Bergamot Studio owner Kassana Holden is moving on to a new project, closing her gallery and showroom in the historic Burton Masonic Lodge.

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Vashon Loop

Moving On or Creating a "New" Park District?

Scott Harvey was upset by my February 26th commentary about Vashon Park District .

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Vashon Loop

Sharing story: making visible the invisible

I don't have to agree with you; I don't even have to like you. But my life is richer, deeper and more meaningful when you and I can speak and listen to one another.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Vashon Loop

FEMME: Women Healing the World

Woman's Way Red Lodge launches its 2014 Women's Film Series with FEMME: Women Healing the World, Tuesday, April 15th, at 6 PM at the Vashon Theatre.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Pot company is out, ends contract to purchase K2

The marijuana company hoping to purchase the K2 building has terminated its contract to do so, said Dan Anglin, a spokesman for the company, and it will look outside King County to set up its factory for edible marijuana products.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Writer remembers father in new poetry book

Islander Cal Kinnear likes to ponder life's big questions. For this natural-born philosopher dressed in the guise of a writer, former English professor and bookstore owner, the answers to his musings often appear in the form of poetry.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Rocks star in a VAA science lecture

Vashon Allied Arts will launch a new science series that will begin Sunday with a lecture by a local geologist.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Affordable housing proves increasingly hard to find

Laura Daughenbaugh and her teenage daughter have been living in their rental home on Vashon for more than five years, but their house is now for sale, and they need to move this month.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Granny's members vote to move

Susan Chun, the president of the Granny's Attic board, said that 62 members attended the meeting, and 45 voted in favor of the move to the Vashon Market IGA shopping center, and 17 voted against it.

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West Seattle Blog

Traffic/Transit Today: Tuesday updates; 2 boats on Fauntleroy ferry route; Charlestown closure

Here are the sailing times . CHARLESTOWN CLOSURE SCHEDULED : Starting at 8 am today, SW Charlestown is expected to be closed for a week while SDOT replaces concrete panels, as announced last week .

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Bainbridge Island Review

Spring sailing schedule starts Sunday

The spring schedule also means a few changes, including the opening of the Sidney, British Columbia-Anacortes route with one round-trip per day; weekend inter-island service in the San Juan Islands; three boats serving the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route Saturdays and Sundays; and four mid-afternoon sailings on the Port Townsend/Coupeville route ... (more)

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