Sarah Low

Transient orcas visit Vashon in droves

On March 26, at least 40 whales made their way into island waters. Then it happened again.

 

VYFS aims to create ‘trauma informed community’

“With this program, we see a unique opportunity to create a culture shift”

 

Zero Waste Vashon to sponsor ‘Bring Your Own Mug’ campaign in April

The campaign is an effort to bring attention to the problem of single-use item disposal

 

Ferry fleet’s fate rests with legislators

The fate of Washington State Ferries’ Long Range Plan, specifically the construction of five new Olympic-class boats, hangs in the balance at the moment, as… Continue reading

Tragedy inspires Vashon native to establish new nonprofit

Wilderness Chaplains offers crisis care and support to first responders.

Friends of the Library bring back, expand golf fundraiser

The event will help the group fund library programming that the KCLS doesn’t have the money for

BBRC rower in top five at World Indoor Rowing Champs

While some of her teammates were racing in New Zealand, the Burton Beach Rowing Club’s Gabbie Graves made a journey of her own to the… Continue reading

Island rowers medal at New Zealand National championships

Three weeks ago, six rowers from the Burton Beach Rowing Club, a chaperone and coach Richard Parr set out on a trip to New Zealand… Continue reading

Vashon wrestlers faced tough competition at State

Despite a strong start, the team ended up in the middle of the pack

Fun and family are the foundations of brothers’ coaching legacy

Anders and Per Lars Blomgren built a wrestling dynasty on Vashon tracing back to their childhoods.

Wrestlers win league title with decisive tournament victory

Coaches sweep league’s Coach of the Year honors

Vashon wrestlers tie for league Dual Meet champs

The team begins its post-season run on Saturday.

Teen Council takes its message to Olympia

The students met with Sen. Joe Nguyen, Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon and an assistant to Rep. Eileen Cody

Sport is a family affair for young slope star

Davis, by many accounts, is the only sponsored youth athlete on the island.

VHS wrestlers lose close match to league champs then come back strong

After a close loss to defending league champs Port Townsend last Thursday, Vashon wrestlers bounced back on Saturday against a competitive field, placing fifth in… Continue reading

Wrestling team places well at Rainier High tourney

Vashon wrestlers competed at the Rainier High School tournament last week, placing sixth overall out of 17 teams. Top placer for the team was Ethan… Continue reading

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt Lysen retires

Lysen was last deputy to both live and work on the island

Young wrestling team makes its mark at Everett tournament

Last weekend, Vashon’s wrestlers traveled north to compete in the annual Everett Classic — a highly competitive tournament that saw 30 teams participating this year.… Continue reading

Vashon wrestlers host 30th annual Rock Tournament

This past Sunday, Vashon High School played host to the 30th annual Rock (wrestling) Tournament, and according to longtime Vashon wrestling coach Anders Blomgren, this… Continue reading

‘Cease and desist’ order, fine levied against Bethany Barnes

An investigation of an island woman offering pain management services on Vashon has been concluded.