‘Nothing salvageable’ remains after fire in local residence

“Flames traveled into the home quickly and were very destructive,” said Fire Chief Matt Vinci.

By Elizabeth Shepherd • November 28, 2022 1:18 pm
Vashon’s Turkey Trot — a chance to walk, run and reconnect

The event brings out people from distant places, as kids and family members come to visit for the holidays.

By Bruce Cyra For The Beachcomber • November 30, 2022 1:30 am
Vashon couple’s ministry provides food on island and beyond

“Our [intention] is that no child [goes] to bed hungry, that no adult [goes] to bed hungry.”

By Jenna Dennison For The Beachcomber • November 30, 2022 1:30 am
Performer to present hard-to-define but wildly pleasing work

Keckler has performed his hybrid of opera and theatrical monologue nationally and internationally.

By Ian Bell For Vashon Center for the Arts • November 30, 2022 1:30 am
Gazing at one rare bird, while remembering another

Ed Swan’s gift was making every bird shine like a rare bird.

By Kathryn True For Vashon Nature Center • November 29, 2022 4:53 am
Happenings | Dec. 1 edition

Washington Wildlife First

November 30, 2022 1:30 am
New partnership conducts research on state’s Canada lynx population

Washington lists the animal as endangered.

By Hannah Saunders • December 5, 2022 10:30 am





Arts Briefs | Dec. 1 edition

VHS Theatre production, Chorale concert, holiday shows, author talk, film screening

November 30, 2022 1:30 am
Studio Tour beckons, but first, First Friday arrives

Vashon Island Visual Arts’ Holiday Studio Tour is back, in all its ornamental and handcrafted glory, for the first time since 2019.

By Elizabeth Shepherd • November 30, 2022 1:30 am

Island rower notches another big win in Pan Am trials

When Jacob Plihal looked across the field, at the 1,000-meter mark, he saw that he was about two boat lengths behind the leading scull. “I guess I have some work to do,” he thought to himself.

By Patrick Call For The Beachcomber • November 24, 2022 1:30 am
Despite loss at State, soccer team leaves fans full of pride

The Pirates traveled to Blaine, a half mile from the Canadian border, on Wednesday, Nov. 9, to play the Lynden Christian Lyncs who were ranked #3 in the state.

By Mike Spranger For The Beachcomber • November 17, 2022 1:30 am


As postal problems mount, here’s one way to help

We know, it’s the holiday season. But why not buy your gifts, and indeed just shop for basic goods, right here at home?

November 30, 2022 1:30 am
Washington’s management of fish and wildlife must be reformed

Even on Vashon, I suspect most of my neighbors, as I once did, assume the state has a progressive Department of Fish and Wildlife. It’s not true.

November 30, 2022 1:30 am

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Patrick Montgomery and his wife, Laurie, opened their first Lighthouse Laundry in Westgate South Mall in 1999. Sponsored
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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
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