Paul Rowley

Future of historic dock rests on community

Park District levy election hangs over all decisions regarding what steps will be taken next.

 

Longtime islander rides in Mongol Derby

“I don’t think it’s possible to do enough to get ready for something like that.”

 

In film, islander explores environmental concerns, path forward

“What if you woke up tomorrow morning and you pretended that you chose to be here now?”

 

Human composting entrepreneur to speak on island

Katrina Spade will discuss sustainable alternatives to traditional funerary practices next Thursday.

Beachcomber names new editor to paper

Reporter and current editor Susan Riemer is stepping down.

Second Japan Festival will showcase island heritage

The event will feature a number of Japanese traditions, dishes and crafts.

Islander looks back at career as superior court judge

Susan Serko served on the bench of the Pierce County Superior Court for 13 years.

Stupid bikes to ride again during art gallery crawl

“It’s just got a life of its own. And it’s First Friday, so it’s going to be just a generally fun time.”

Park district renovates Agren

Field will remain closed while new sod takes root.

Food bank seeks more support for summer program

“For that kind of increased access and growth, we need increased funding.”

Orcas, salmon face myriad challenges

Three more southern residents have vanished and are presumed dead.

Weary of air traffic noise, islanders seek a reprieve

Group continues to push for Port of Seattle to install noise monitors on Vashon.

Islander steps down from longtime pet care business

Joanna Gardiner of Loving Care for Animals is leaving her business this summer after 23 years.

Relish offers hearty helping of new classes

“It’s very empowering to cook for your family, your friends or yourself.”

County takes on scheduling Community Van rides

Pilot program renewed on island for two years.

Pride, perspective after world rowing competition

“I feel proud of everyone that competed … and for what we were able to throw down on the course.”

Folk-pop luminary heads to arts center stage

Shawn Mullins has forged his own creative path in a notable career spanning decades.

County to begin cleanup of polluted Maury park

Contractor bid evaluation process underway; some trails will be temporarily closed to public.

Donations helping Burton skate park project take off

Fundraising will support improved accessibility for elderly and disabled people at the park.

Voice of Vashon launches video series on climate

Climate Watch will focus on the efforts of islanders to prepare for a warming planet.