Sarah Low

Junior crew tops five events at Regional Champs, sending two to nationals

The Vashon Island Rowing Club’s junior crew got to finish one of its soggiest season’s in recent memory with some of the best weather, at… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar for May 17

The Beachcomber offers this weekly collection of stories from everywhere but Washington D.C., for readers looking to climb out of the rabbit hole for a… Continue reading

Young world chess champion will speak, play at island event

Islander and chess expert Philip McCready has had his work cut out for him trying to establish a regular chess club on Vashon. Despite being… Continue reading

Vashon’s junior rowers claim four golds at wind-plagued Brentwood Regatta

Vashon’s junior rowers spent last weekend on Vancouver Island at the Brentwood Regatta, dealing with what seems to have become this season’s prevailing issue: wind.… Continue reading

Rowers bring home 28 medals from Oregon

Last Friday, both the masters and junior rowers of the Vashon Island Rowing Club made their way to the Dexter Lake Reservoir near Eugene, Oregon,… Continue reading

Group looks to bring special bike-ride program for seniors to island

Five years ago in Copenhagen, Denmark, a man named Ole Kassow started a movement called Cycling Without Age (CWA), offering rides to seniors on special… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar March 29 – April 5

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Masters women dominate at Husky Open regatta

The Vashon Island Rowing Club made its way to the University of Washington on Saturday for the Husky Open — the first of two spring… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar March 15 – 29

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Junior crew holds its edge through windy scrimmage

What Saturday lacked in rain it made up for in bluster, as March wasn’t quite ready to go the way of the lamb on its… Continue reading

Island veterans’ group working to connect with growing number of younger vets

This Saturday, members of the Vashon Veterans’ Association will host an open house at Sunrise Ridge to connect a growing, local population of younger vets… Continue reading

Rowing club brings home 13 medals from Green Lake regatta

If it’s a rainy Saturday in March and there are as many dogs as there are people, it must be the Green Lake Spring Regatta… Continue reading

Islander combines philanthropy with psychology in money-giving project

By SARAH LOW Reporter What would you do if a stranger handed you a package with $100 inside, and told you it was yours to… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar March 8 – 15

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For junior rowers, spring season begins with strong scrimmage

The Vashon Island Rowing Club’s junior crew kicked off its 2017 spring racing season with a strong showing at the annual Salt Water Scrimmage on… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar March 1 – 8

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Off the Rock and under the radar Feb. 22 – March 1

The Beachcomber offers this weekly collection of stories from everywhere but Washington D.C., for readers looking to climb out of the rabbit hole for a… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar Feb. 8 – 15

The Beachcomber offers this weekly collection of stories from everywhere but Washington D.C., for readers looking to climb out of the rabbit hole for a… Continue reading

Islanders organize multi-day program to get people talking about death

Tired of talking about politics? Tired of trying to avoid talking about politics? One group of islanders has a suggestion: Talk about death instead. Specifically,… Continue reading

Off the Rock and under the radar Feb. 1 – Feb. 8

The Beachcomber offers this weekly collection of stories from everywhere but Washington D.C., for readers looking to climb out of the rabbit hole for a… Continue reading