Wax Orchard: Charting the future of a landscape rich in history

This gentle sweep of pasture and forest near the center of the island holds stories for the families who once owned it.

By Leslie Brown For The Beachcomber • March 29, 2023 1:30 am

Happenings | March 31 edition

Events and opportunities coming up on Vashon

March 29, 2023 1:30 am
Burton Beach Rowers Take Gold and Silver at Husky Open

“It’s always fun to take the team to the UW and row through the cut,” said coach Richard Parr.

By Eric Odegard For The Beachcomber • March 29, 2023 1:30 am
Film screening shines light on Indigenous midwifery

Vashon Island Midwifery will present a screening and panel discussion with the filmmaker of “Give Light,” a film that amplifies the voices of Indigenous midwives, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at Vashon Theatre.

By Beachcomber Staff • March 29, 2023 1:30 am
Soulful nightclub-pop sensation Rizo returns to Vashon

After a three-year wait, singer-extraordinaire Rizo returns with her band to Open Space for Arts & Community for a much-anticipated show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1.

By Jack Berthiaume For Open Space • March 29, 2023 1:30 am
Community comes out to cheer on Vashon Lacrosse

It is great to see these athletes progressing as the season goes on.

By Osha Christianson For The Beachcomber • March 29, 2023 1:30 am
Tale of epic adventure, artwork coming to arts center

The story of a pair of islanders’ 71-day bicycling trip down the Continental Divide is part of VCA’s “Talks on the Rock” series.

By Beachcomber Staff • March 29, 2023 1:30 am

Blackwater Blues: How Dockton Solved Its Manganese Problem

Dave Stoltz is used to the occasional customer complaint about a brownish tint to the water down in Dockton. But…

By Mary Bruno For Vashon Nature Center • March 22, 2023 1:30 am
Innovative school in Uganda has Vashon ties

Some 8,800 miles from Vashon Island, Washington, in the town of Ntinda, Uganda, there is a thriving center for education and community called Vashon Primary School.

By Kathryn True For The Beachcomber • March 22, 2023 1:30 am

Vashon Island Rowing Club competes in Husky Open

The team is looking forward to upcoming racing against crews from several states.

By Delany Steele For The Beachcomber • March 29, 2023 1:30 am
Pirates baseball team defeats last year’s state champs 13-1

Vashon Varsity Baseball was already off to a good start this season. Last week, they achieved a new level of success.

By Eric Frith For The Beachcomber • March 29, 2023 1:30 am

m Sponsored
September 2, 2022 1:30 am
qq Sponsored
September 7, 2022 1:30 am
Patrick Montgomery and his wife, Laurie, opened their first Lighthouse Laundry in Westgate South Mall in 1999. Sponsored
June 13, 2022 6:00 am
Eleanora and Cruz are thriving and enjoying preschool. The two, with their family, worked with ChildStrive, whose expert educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists and family counselors and others. Sponsored
April 18, 2022 6:00 am