Alert: Cougar spotted at Maury Island Marine Park


Plenty of folks who live on Vashon-Maury Island have seen their share of deer and coyotes nearby, and there’s even a bear sighting or two every now and again. But a mountain lion? On Vashon? There are multiple reports of one or more mountain lions roaming Vashon-Maury Island recently, including a close encounter with a big cat earlier this week at…

Day Trip Idea: Maury Island Marine Park


Looking for a mini weekend getaway? Hop on a ferry and spend the day exploring Vashon-Maury Island in the “Heart of the Sound”. With 45 miles of shoreline, Vashon is a gem of the PNW. Visitors should check out the newly renovated Maury Island Marine Park. Thanks to a a $2.1 million effort funded by…