Car show promises high-octane fun

Islanders can ogle hot rods, Pebble Beach cars, classic roadsters and more when Engels Repair and Towing hosts its annual… Continue reading

Nguyen, Braddock will vie for state Senate seat

Democratic candidates Joe Nguyen and Shannon Braddock rose to the top of the 11-candidate field to win the Aug. 7… Continue reading

Passengers on the triangle route are among the least satisfied ferry riders in the system. (Susan Riemer/Staff Photo)

Study shows triangle route passengers’ dissatisfaction with ferry service

Riders traveling the triangle route were among the most dissatisfied of ferry travelers who responded to the recent winter ferry… Continue reading

Island’s zen center to host open house at new property north of town

After many years of looking for property, the Puget Sound Zen Center has purchased nearly 7 acres just north of… Continue reading

Islanders win division in popular sailing race to Hawaii

After a slow start, the crew found its groove, speed and even a couple of fish for dinner

Amid immigration crisis, islanders work for change

Stories regarding immigration, increasingly in the news, are often difficult for many people to learn about, but on Vashon several… Continue reading

Traffic code unclear about parking near island mailboxes

After discovering that her vehicle had been towed from a street in Vashon’s congested north end late last month, islander… Continue reading

Making the Most of the Season: With peach pie, there’s happiness in every slice

Editor’s Note: Throughout this summer and harvest season, we are featuring photos and recipes from Tom Conway, who has a Continue reading...

‘Libbie’ remembered as a force in local theater

Elizabeth “Libbie” Anthony, a revered member of Vashon’s theater community for decades, died on Friday, July 20, in Woodsville, New Continue reading...

Be mindful of lone seal pups at island beaches

A harbor seal pup was spotted at KVI last week, raising several islanders’ concerns that it might be harmed by Continue reading...

Island tours tell “mostly true” history, now from e-bikes

Islander Chris Austin, a fan of history, comedy and biking, is offering his Mostly True Vashon Tours for the second Continue reading...

Arts

‘Proof’ meant to entertain, educate

“Proof,” a prize-winning play by David Auburn about a family dealing with mental health issues, will be presented this weekend… Continue reading

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                                Jennifer Stills, shown above at Strawberry Festival, will play a house concert on Saturday, Aug. 25.

Better pay, good music go together, a new group says

A new organization on Vashon is dedicated to helping musicians make a fair wage, one house concert at a time.… Continue reading

 

Sports

Mixed results for islanders at summer world championship events

This summer, the island has sent a number of its young residents to world-level competitions in both soccer and rowing. Continue reading...

 

Northwest Rowing Center athletes compete at the Green Lake Summer Extravaganza regatta

This past weekend, crews from as far north as Anchorage, Alaska, and as far south as Santa Cruz, California, converged Continue reading...