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- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:52AM
On the first Friday in December at Hastings-Cone Gallery, Vashon artist Monica Gripman will introduce the island to a few of her friends. Some will be wearing alpaca, others sheep’s wool or even dog hair underneath finely sewn outfits Gripman designed.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:53AM
If a pack of porpoises is called a pod, hippopotomi called a bloat, cats a clowder, foxes a sloth and bears a skulk, then what might a collective of illustrations for a new children’s book be named? For island artist Mary Rothermel, they might well be dubbed an exhibit, one that will be held for one night only on Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at VALISE.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:44AM
When USA Today described the Shook Twins, the newspaper said the folk group “is ready to rattle the music world.” Rattle or shake, the Shook Twins are staking their claim with favorable reviews and a busy tour, which will bring them to the Open Space for Arts & Community at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Doors will open at 7 p.m.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:43AM
Independent film producers Matthew and Sean Kohnen will screen their latest movie, “The Funeral Guest,” at a free showing at 1 p.m. Saturday at Vashon Theatre, courtesy of Raechel and Eileen Wolcott, who support indie filmmakers.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:56AM
Trio will play at red Bike, island artist among SAM exhibitors.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 8:07AM
When Emily Browne first began looking to buy a home on Vashon last fall, her progress was slowed by the marked lack of houses available, but when a small home went up for sale last spring, she acted fast and is now happily living on the island.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 8:03AM
Vashon Island Fire & Rescue’s (VIFR) proposed 2016 budget of $2.35 million increased roughly $53,000 over this year’s, and the department’s volunteer program is seeing the largest increase in funding.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 8:01AM
With a permitting issue finally resolved, islanders once again have access to laundry facilities now that Doug Sudduth has opened his Suds Laundromat in town next to Rock Island Pizza.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:59AM
The Franciscan Medical Clinic will add the services of a lactation consultant beginning Dec. 3.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 8:00AM
The Vashon Senior Center is contending with cuts to its services and programs next year after losing a major source of funding.
- Nov 18, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Nov 25, 2015 at 7:58AM
Culture agency and county team up to give Kingdome funds to arts, preservation nonprofits
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:58AM
Two nationally-recognized suicide prevention experts will be on Vashon Wednesday, Dec. 2, to talk to parents and the community at large about teens and how to distinguish normal behavior from something more serious, such as depression.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:25AM
When I unlock the door to the Grange hall and show it to potential renters, I always describe it as either the island’s second living room or like the mess hall at summer camp where you drank bug juice. Either way, for the last 10 years, it has been an honor to be a Grange member, rental agent and one of the stewards of this cherished island institution.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:31AM
The Vashon High School Pirate wrestlers took to the practice mat Monday, Nov. 16, in preparation for an exceptionally tough schedule.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:32AM
Vashon Athletic Club (VAC) held its first Thanksgiving racquetball tournament earlier this month. Islander Greg Allison took first place, and Abel Eckhardt came in second.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:33AM
The annual Nisqually League football awards were announced Nov. 19, and the Vashon Pirates made a strong showing.
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:27AM
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, food security means access by all people at all times to enough food for an active and healthy lifestyle. Conversely, food insecurity is “the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.”
- Nov 25, 2015 at 7:29AM
Human nature these days seems to come with a predisposition to focus on the negative aspects of life. Every day, people talk about how negative the news is and how much they hate to hear about wars, saddness and crime, yet not much is done in our personal lives to counteract that negativity.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:49PM
The Vashon Youth Musical Theatre will present “The Snow Queen” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Methodist church.
- Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Nov 19, 2015 at 5:11PM
The first storm of the season blew in to Vashon with heavy rain and high winds yesterday, taking out power to the whole island for several hours in the process. Most customers had power restored by morning, but scattered local outages have lingered.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Nov 19, 2015 at 4:53PM
After the Paris ISIS attacks, I can’t help but try to understand what the heck is going on over in Syria.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 12:10PM
Boys and girls in grades three and higher should sign up by Dec. 15
- Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00AM
After nearly two decades helping create Christmas magic for countless Vashon children, the island’s emissary from the pole has retired from his sleigh-driving days.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 12:07PM
Islanders looking to spend the Thanksgiving holiday in a community setting are welcome at the Presbyterian church throughout the afternoon and evening.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 12:06PM
Maryam Steffen, an islander recognized for her work on behalf of island teens, died Nov. 4 at age 74.
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