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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 $475,000 which is roughly $281/per square foot. More Vashon information.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Musician fundraises to record her music

Allison Shirk, a singer/songwriter and co-founder of Vashon Events, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the recording and distribution of her debut country-rock album.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Transient charged with rape

Holt, 56, was arrested on Vashon July 12 after an island woman reported he had sexually assaulted her when she gave him a ride to his home on Cemetery Road.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Archaeologists to offer expertise on Vashon

This weekend islanders will have two opportunities to learn more about Vashon's native people through the clues found by archaeologists during the past century.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Hot Zimbabwe band stops on Vashon

Described by the BBC News Africa as a band with youthful exuberance, musical brilliance and slick dance routines, the Zimbabwe group Mokoomba will make an unscheduled stop in their U.S. tour to play at the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Barnworks collective reunites in a new venue

When the collaborative gallery Barnworks shuttered its doors at the end of 2012, it left a significant hole in the Vashon art scene.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Shakespeare comes to Ober Park stage Thursday evening

Pack a picnic dinner, grab a blanket, family and friends and head to Ober Park at 7 p.m. Thursday to watch a free performance of Shakespeare in the Park - "Othello" by GreenStage, Seattle's longest-running Shakespeare company.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

County thins trees for health of popular forest

Last week King County Forester Bill Loeber and Dave Warren of the Vashon Forest Stewards stood at the edge of what at first glance appeared to be a large logging operation in the heart of the island.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Granny's Attic awards grants to wide range of island health services

Now in its second year of funding community health programs, Granny's Attic recently awarded several grants intended to address a range of health-related needs on the island.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

K2 enters state's Voluntary Cleanup Program

K2 Sports has taken the first step in obtaining a No Further Action determination from the state regarding environmental contamination at its former factory on Vashon Highway.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Constantinople to close its doors this summer

"It's been coming for a while now," store owner Connie Slabaugh said last week. "It's been a rough couple years."

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Cupcakes found outside business not believed to contain marijuana

A spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said there is no evidence that cupcakes found Friday on Vashon were laced with marijuana.

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Vashon Waterfront Open House

Join us for an Open House at this beautiful waterfront estate with 4 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms, on 3.18 acres with over 235 feet of fabulous waterfront.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

K2 enters state's Voluntary Cleanup Program

K2 Sports has taken the first step in obtaining a No Further Action determination from the state regarding environmental contamination at its former factory on Vashon Highway.

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Vashon Loop

With Salmon Bake, St. John Vianney Church carries on a tradition that ...

Follow the crowd to take part in an island tradition - the 54nd Annual Salmon Bake of St. John Vianney Church will be held from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27, on the church grounds.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Vashon Allied Arts presents BRAMBLEFEST Outdoor Summer Concert

VAA is proud to reprise our annual outdoor summer concert this August. We call it 'Bramblefest' in honor of the many brambles that naturally proliferate all across the Island and bear fruit at the peak of summer.

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Vashon Loop

Touch Vashon's Past During Archaeology Day

Many Islanders have inherited artifacts from pioneer ancestors. Others have found their arrowheads or scrapers while gardening or walking along the beach.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Shirts will be for sale at the Strawberry Festival

Responding to a call for making a "cool" island T-shirt and with the aim of visually capturing what they call the quirks of Vashon, two island artists - Ellen Parker and Megan Minier of Cowbelle Industries - launched a series of Vashon T-shirts last year at Strawberry Festival.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Tickets for Vashon Opera's 2014-15 season are online

Vashon Opera's sixth season kicks off in September with Mozart's "Don Giovanni."

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Schools pass budget for next year with $1 million in added revenue

The Vashon Island School District has finalized a budget for next school year that maintains district programs, provides staff previously approved raises and adds part-time custodial and technology positions as well as a new Spanish preschool program.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Strawberry Festival carnival is canceled

A contract disagreement has resulted in the cancellation of the Strawberry Festival carnival, leading festival organizers to say it may be time to rethink the carnival's place at Vashon's annual celebration.

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