Sarah Low

Islander’s fundraiser will support VYFS voucher program

Responding to a need he saw demonstrated by friends in the community, islander Rich Osborne has been working to support Vashon Youth & Family Services’… Continue reading

 

Ferries unveils revised schedule proposal

Washington State Ferries released the latest draft of a new triangle route schedule proposal on Monday afternoon, starting the clock on a 25-day public comment… Continue reading

 

Feeding our kids: Island programs are helping school district students

If it takes a village, as the African proverb suggests, to raise a child, then it stands to reason that feeding a child is also… Continue reading

 

Tennis club to install dome for courts

Tennis players on the island will soon be able to enjoy the sport year round, as the Vashon Tennis Club expects delivery of an air… Continue reading

New dog daycare and boarding business opens near south end

After a two-year hiatus, islander Tammy Thomas is back in the Vashon pet-care business with Pampered Paws Boarding Kennel and Doggie Daycare. Thomas previously operated… Continue reading

Burton Community Church celebrates its 125th anniversary

The Burton Community Church is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, its congregation invites the public to stop by for… Continue reading

Kennedy sentenced for involvement in fatal 2017 crash

Professional skateboarder Cory Kennedy, 27, has been sentenced to 48 months in prison and 369 days of home monitoring after pleading guilty to multiple charges… Continue reading

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. This week we update you… 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

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 on Seattle’s Green Lake to… Continue reading

Sufi death expert is featured speaker at island event

What better way to deal with the searing heat of summer than a workshop focused on death? The Vashon Conversation for the Living About Dying… Continue reading

Islander Abi Kim to play for U.S. at FIFA U-20 World Cup

Islander Abi Kim can barely remember her first foray into the sport that she now plays at the world level and intends to make a… Continue reading

Junior rowers head to national, world competitions

Following its debut season, the Burton Beach Rowing Club has had to do without three of its core members for several weeks as Kate Kelly,… Continue reading

Islander fulfills lifelong dream of joining the Peace Corps

Fifty-seven years after she was inspired by President Kennedy, former teacher is ready to volunteer

Chautauqua third graders tackle food waste and recycling issues

As global crises of all kinds are coming to a head for humanity, students at Chautauqua Elementary School have taken matters into their own hands,… Continue reading

Burton Beach Rowing Club juniors take the stage at nationals

The Burton Beach Rowing Club’s Kate Kelly and Gabrielle Graves took on the challenge of racing on the big stage at USRowing’s Youth National Championships… Continue reading

Senior center chooses new director

After a search that drew 21 applicants and included a rigorous selection process, the Vashon Senior Center board has chosen Catherine Swearingen to be the… Continue reading

Island group invites elected leaders to talk democracy

On the heels of its first community meeting, the islander-organized group Unifying for Democracy will hold a second meeting, this time with three state political… Continue reading

Zero Waste Vashon will hold second electronics recycling event

Due to the overwhelming community response to its event in April, Zero Waste Vashon will hold a second electronics recycling event next week. “Over the… Continue reading

New county task force, island group, focus on recycling with Chinese ban in effect

In the wake of China’s ban on certain types of recycling imports, King County has created a task force in an effort to both improve… Continue reading