Singer, songwriter kd lang to perform fundraiser concert on Vashon

Vashon just got lucky, very lucky. Not lucky once, but twice as international pop and country singer-songwriter k.d lang plans… Continue reading

Longtime reporter named Beachcomber editor

Following the departure of former editor Anneli Fogt, who left the newspaper in November, The Beachcomber has named Susan Riemer… Continue reading

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Buses will transport islanders to Saturday’s march

As they did last year for the Women’s March on Seattle, island school buses will carry islanders to this year’s… Continue reading

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Long-standing school levy is up for renewal, ballots to arrive next week

A levy that supports Vashon schools is up for renewal, and islanders should expect to see a ballot with the… Continue reading

Flu is widespread, few cases confirmed on Vashon so far

The flu has been making frequent headlines, with reports of widespread illness in nearly all states. So far, however, it… Continue reading

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County seeks input on waste management plan

Until March 8, King County is welcoming public comment on its draft Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, which provides direction… Continue reading

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Make a splash at the Vashon Pool, now open for swimming

After months of work from community members and Vashon Park District staff, the Vashon Pool opened on Monday for year-round… Continue reading

Northwest Detention Center: Refuge for immigrants or prison for the innocent?

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the Vashon High School newspaper, The Riptide, on Dec. 15. It is included Continue reading...

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McMurray robotics team sees success with water purification innovation

The Vashon Robotics Club’s McMurray Middle School team is headed to Des Moines, Washington, on Saturday to compete in the Continue reading...

Former islander lands part in ABC series

Actor McKay Stewart, a former islander who lived on Vashon between 1989 and 1992 and attended Vashon High School, recently Continue reading...

Rep. Jayapal returns for Vashon town hall

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is opening the new year with a Vashon town hall meeting at 6:30 next Tuesday at the Continue reading...

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News

Scholarships offered to graduating seniors

OCCU Our Community Credit Union is accepting applications for its high school scholarship program. Six $1,000 scholarships will awarded. Applicants… Continue reading

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County seeks input on waste management plan

Until March 8, King County is welcoming public comment on its draft Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, which provides direction… Continue reading

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Arts

Island musician releases new single

Longtime guitarist and songwriter Danny Newcomb hung up his musical ax in the late 1990s and moved to Vashon to… Continue reading

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Musical double-header features Pretenders, Talking Heads tribute bands

The Red Bike will feature two bands — Jealous Dogs and Little Creatures — in one night, beginning at 8… Continue reading

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Test teams use 737 MAX to put their stamp on the sky

MAX is on the map. Boeing Test & Evaluation teams got creative Continue reading...

 

UPDATE: 777X: Composite Wing Center Builds up and fills out

In less than a year after its grand opening, the 777X Composite Continue reading...

 

How Boeing is helping military veterans translate skills to civilian jobs

A partnership with Goodwill Veteran Services, and a $95,000 grant, ensures networking Continue reading...