A camera set in place by the Vashon Nature Center and the Coyote Working Group photographed this coyote one early morning last month near Palouse Winery.  - Courtesy Photo

Coyote reports rise, group aims to educate islanders

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 10:50AM

When Angela Schonbok’s favorite cat did not return to the family’s north-end home after hunting voles one night recently, she knew something had gone terribly wrong.


Washington fires bring climate change home | Editorial

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 26, 2015 at 12:26PM

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe infamously brought a snowball onto the Senate floor earlier this year to suggest climate change is a hoax. Perhaps a member of our own state’s delegation should return from their August break with a charred limb of a Ponderosa pine to prove that it isn’t.

A new season, new coach, breathe new life into VHS football

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Seahawks aren’t the only local football team getting ready to start the fall season, as practices began last week for the Vashon High School (VHS) Pirates varsity and junior varsity (JV) football teams.

Commissioned artist creates dolls inspired by other cultures

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 11:00AM

Island artist Kathy Johnson became fascinated with dolls at an early age. Not the typical baby doll with a cherubic face or a Barbie doll sporting infamous body proportions. Rather Johnson’s focus landed on dolls from around the world, dolls she understood to be cultural icons.

Family business a labor of love for all involved with Sporty’s

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 9:00AM

Nestled unassumingly between the pharmacy and The President of Me, Sporty’s has been one of Vashon town’s enduring businesses

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