Lifelong islander captures crowds with famous 1950s hydroplane

No matter where you stand in lifelong islander Larry Fuller’s shop, you’re always looking at her: the gleaming, streamlined replica… Continue reading

Strawberry Festival returns this weekend

Vashon’s largest party, the Strawberry Festival, will begin this Friday and last throughout the weekend, with standard favorites as well… Continue reading

State Senate hopefuls to join island forum

Several of the candidates vying for Sharon Nelson’s senate seat will be on Vashon next Wednesday evening for a moderated… Continue reading

Treasure Island returns to heart of town

Treasure Island, a store that sells new and used jewelry, household items and home furnishings, is moving to the former… Continue reading

Per survey, WSF passengers want reliable service, new tech

After seeking input from ferry passengers to help shape its long-range plan, Washington State Ferries has shared the findings of… Continue reading

Vashon Fresh enters second season, expands offerings

Vashon Fresh, an online marketplace for locally grown and produced foods, is in its second season, with new vendors and… Continue reading

Burn ban is now in effect

The King County fire marshal has issued a fire safety burn ban in unincorporated areas of King County, including Vashon.… Continue reading

Island rowers, coach, heading to world champs on U.S. National Team

This week, two rowers who grew up on Vashon and learned to row in Quartermaster Harbor will head off to Continue reading...

Chamber names Rick Wallace this year’s grand marshal

Rick Wallace, a frequent volunteer for island organizations as diverse as VashonBe Prepared and the Vashon Opera, has been named grand Continue reading...

Kimmco Inc. building sold, will become brewery

The old Kimmco building on Vashon Highway, across the street from Snapdragon’s Bakery and the Vashon Liquor store, has sold Continue reading...

Making the most of the season

By Tom Conway I recently discovered Victoria sponge cake thanks the PBS program, where Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood serve Continue reading...

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News

Burn ban is now in effect

The King County fire marshal has issued a fire safety burn ban in unincorporated areas of King County, including Vashon.… Continue reading

 

State Senate hopefuls to join island forum

Several of the candidates vying for Sharon Nelson’s senate seat will be on Vashon next Wednesday evening for a moderated… Continue reading

 

Arts

Publish the Quest brings blues, rock, ska, and pop to the Bike

According to island music impresario Pete Welch, the “biggest party of the year” will take place at 9 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

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New shows added to Vashon Summer Arts Fest

A slew of shows by local visual artists are now on view as part of Vashon Summer Arts Fest, at… Continue reading

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Sports

Island rowers, coach, heading to world champs on U.S. National Team

This week, two rowers who grew up on Vashon and learned to row in Quartermaster Harbor will head off to Continue reading...