On the wing: Keeping up with island butterflies

Last Saturday, with its afternoon sunny skies and 70-degree temperatures, was a good day for counting butterflies. In fact, about… Continue reading

Holiday keeps fire department busy

On the July 4 holiday last week, Vashon celebrated as is tradition with an impressive community fireworks display over Quartermaster… Continue reading

Gun safety coalition seeks to begin dialogue at festival

Months of community organizing have led to the formation of a broad coalition intended to promote gun safety and suicide… Continue reading

Neighborcare’s school clinic surpasses first-year goals

Neighborcare’s school-based clinic completed a successful first year and remains open one day a week this summer for dental and… Continue reading

Volunteers needed for Strawberry Festival

The Strawberry Festival starts next week, and volunteers are still needed to make the event run smoothly. The Vashon-Maury Island… Continue reading

Island relay swim team to tackle English Channel for environmental cause

Warming up with pastries, hot soup and coffee after a frigid, overcast afternoon plunge in Vashon’s Paradise Cove, an island… Continue reading

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

Community weaving project launches at summer arts fest

The Vashon Summer Arts Fest, a two-month long celebration of island art and artists at Vashon Center for the Arts, Continue reading...

  • 7 days ago

Weather disrupts traditional hydro race around the island

It was a beautiful Fourth of July morning as the sun came up glowing red over Portage. Inner Quartermaster Harbor Continue reading...

First Friday July

The Hardware Store Restaurant Gallery will have two youth photography shows. Vashon Center for the Arts’ “Shoot to Show” will Continue reading...

  • 2 weeks ago
News

On the wing: Keeping up with island butterflies

Last Saturday, with its afternoon sunny skies and 70-degree temperatures, was a good day for counting butterflies. In fact, about… Continue reading

 

Holiday keeps fire department busy

On the July 4 holiday last week, Vashon celebrated as is tradition with an impressive community fireworks display over Quartermaster… Continue reading

 

Arts

Community weaving project launches at summer arts fest

The Vashon Summer Arts Fest, a two-month long celebration of island art and artists at Vashon Center for the Arts,… Continue reading

  • 7 days ago

 

Stage is set for Vashon Summer Arts Fest

Vashon Center for the Arts will kick off a free, two-month-long celebration of island art and artists on Friday, July… Continue reading

  • 2 weeks ago

 

Sports

Weather disrupts traditional hydro race around the island

It was a beautiful Fourth of July morning as the sun came up glowing red over Portage. Inner Quartermaster Harbor Continue reading...

 

Junior rowers head to national, world competitions

Following its debut season, the Burton Beach Rowing Club has had to do without three of its core members for Continue reading...