Sarah Low

Wrestlers off to a strong start

VHS wrestlers opened their season last week with a win over Lake Stevens JV on Friday and a solid fifth place at the Auburn Invitational… Continue reading

 

Melinda Powers’ ‘Relish’ is open for classes, events and more

As the business landscape of downtown Vashon continues to evolve, one space that has seen its share of occupants come and go is now the… Continue reading

 

Annual toy drive underway

The John L. Scott annual Holiday Toy Drive is underway, with collection boxes in place at various businesses around town. On Saturday, Dec. 22, organizers… Continue reading

 

Vashon grapplers get set for new season

As the days continue to shorten, fall sports give way to their winter cousins, and practices are underway for Vashon Island wrestling. Coming off second… Continue reading

Humanitarian project earns McMurray teens top honors

Two McMurray eighth graders have earned their place in the top 1 percent of students nationwide, competing in the Broadcom MASTERS’ student science competition for… Continue reading

Experts relocate osprey nest near VHS field

Last week, a family home close to the high school and new track and field was relocated — but the movers were not your everyday… Continue reading

Burton Beach Rowing Club ends season with outstanding performance at Head of the Lake

The small club tied for eighth overall in the place standings out of the 80 clubs that particpated.

Granny’s awards year’s second half grants

At the end of September, the members of Granny’s Attic voted on its semi-annual grant awards and gave $125,001 to eight local nonprofit organizations to… Continue reading

Burton Beach Rowing Club and Northwest Rowing Center athletes fare well at Head of the Charles

It’s the third week in October, and as it has been annually at this time since 1965, the rowing world’s attention was focused on the… Continue reading

Vashon’s DOVE Project will benefit from Pearl Jam initiative

Iconic Seattle band Pearl Jam has been in the news recently after raising nearly $11 million to fight homelessness through its Home Shows Initiative this… 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

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

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