New members of the Vashon Island Rowing Club’s junior crew build on the organization’s growing legacy with a successful day of competition at the Green Lake Summer Regatta last weekend.  - Jordan Petram

Rowing club celebrates a quarter century on the water

  • Today at 12:48PM

The ad read: “Women starting rowing club. Need coach, boat & enthusiastic women. Call [number] if interested in participating. No experience necessary.” Twenty five years ago Celia Congdon decided she needed something to fill the hole that her husband, Rich Bard, left each summer during his forays to coastal Alaska.

Gallery invites all to make maps

  • Today at 1:15PM

The VALISE Gallery invites all islanders and non-residents to create and submit artwork for the gallery’s October exhibit titled “Treasure Maps.”

Studio Tour granted new status

  • Today at 1:13PM

The first island art studio tours began in the 1980s as a small collective of individual artists. Now, almost a quarter century later, the organization is an official nonprofit, having received its 501(c)(3) status in June.

Musician returns to Vashon after wild ride

  • Today at 1:12PM

Cami Lundeen knows firsthand the meaning of a wild ride. Last June, the former island singer, her husband and children set off from Vashon trailing a tiny pop-up camper to launch Lundeen’s nationwide tour

All of Vashon now closed to shellfish harvesting

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 5:00PM

In an update to last week's closure of Quartermaster Harbor, the Washington Sate Department of Health has now closed the entire island to shellfish harvesting

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