Locals find success in a tricky island hunting scene

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 5:30PM

For years Phil Volker left the island to hunt deer, usually heading east of the mountains. But about a decade ago, Volker said, he realized hunting was just as good right on Vashon, a place he can hunt in his own backyard and where meat is flavored by the apples and gardens deer feed on.

String orchestras star in Saturday night concert

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 31, 2014 at 9:43AM

Strings are the thing at the Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra’s (VMCO) fall concert, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Vashon High School theater.

Homegrown band plays on Halloween

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 12:50PM

While Halloween draws out the spooks and witches, the Vashon-born band Trolls Cottage brings out islanders who love to dance to the band’s blend of reggae, rock and world music.

Singer-songwriter will rock the Bike this weekend

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 12:47PM

Songwriter and musician Bill Carter will return to the Red Bike for a show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Caspar Babypants to perform twice on Vashon

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 12:43PM

In the first of two island appearances coming up, Caspar Babypants — a Vashon family favorite — will perform at the Blue Heron as part of Vashon Allied Arts’ Family Series at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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