Mukai Farm Garden solemnly marks Day of Exile

Eighty years ago, Vashon residents who were Americans of Japanese descent were bused to the ferry to begin their incarceration at internment camps.

By Mary Rabourn For Mukai Farm & Garden • May 18, 2022 1:30 am
Islander remains in custody after deadly hit-and-run

Michael Henderson’s next court date is Monday, April 25.

By Jenna Dennison • April 20, 2022 1:30 am
Scene & Heard: Egg hunt returns to Vashon

Children and their families gathered for the return of “The Great Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt” at Ober Park on Saturday, April 16.

By Jenna Dennison • April 20, 2022 1:30 am
Islanders rally around Mica’s Kitchen after break-in

Michaella Olavarri, owner of Mica’s Kitchen, plans to reopen as of Thursday, April 14.

By Jenna Dennison • April 13, 2022 1:30 am
In valley of COVID cases, think about boosters

On Vashon, the new case count remains as low as it has been since before the Delta and Omicron spikes in the pandemic.

April 13, 2022 1:30 am
Vashon Island Chorale takes the stage once again

The Vashon Island Chorale is back in concert after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Jenna Dennison • April 6, 2022 1:30 am
As cases remain low, think about tests and boosters

The weekly new case counts of COVID remain in the single-digit range on Vashon.

By VashonBePrepared • April 6, 2022 1:30 am





‘A painter of sound’ makes his home on Vashon

Feveyear has produced and mixed music for artists like REM, The Presidents of the United States of America, Queens of the Stone Age, and many more

By Cindy Hoyt For The Beachcomber • May 18, 2022 1:30 am
New book and play explore themes of love and loss on Vashon

The play reading, staged by Drama Dock and directed by Chaim Rosemarin, will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Vashon High School theater.

By Elizabeth Shepherd • May 18, 2022 1:30 am

Vashon Baseball ends its run at Nisqually League Tournament

“I’m proud of the boys, proud of their effort and the responsibility they took. We are excited for next year,” said Coach Simon Perrin.

By Eric Frith For The Beachcomber • May 18, 2022 1:30 am
Vashon Vultures soar to next round of state championships

The Vultures will battle for the State Championship at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Vashon High School Stadium.

By Osha Christianson For The Beachcomber • May 18, 2022 1:30 am


Local newspaper coverage left behind damaging legacy

While we cannot change the past, we can acknowledge the harm the island’s newspaper coverage helped cause, that it was wrong, and pledge to do the work needed to ensure we never let it happen again.

By Elizabeth Shepherd • May 18, 2022 1:30 am
COMMENTARY: A newspaper boy’s elegy, as an ink-stained era closes

Who knows, one day Bruce Haulman’s always interesting article, “It’s Your History” will tell the story about the last paper carriers on Vashon.

May 18, 2022 1:30 am

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