Pirates sail to victories at the Mat Classic

The Vashon High School Wrestling Team attended the Mat Classic XXXV at the Tacoma Dome this past weekend to compete...

By Stephen Murphy and Anders Blomgren For The Beachcomber • February 21, 2024 9:00 am


Happenings | Feb. 22 edition

Noto Earthquake Benefit, Poetry Open Mic, Climate Action on Vashon, Water Taxi petition, and more.

February 21, 2024 1:30 am
Sheriff’s office talks crime rates at community council meeting

Overall crime was down 11% last year.

By Alex Bruell • February 22, 2024 1:30 am
Scene & Heard: Islander wins big at Flower Garden Festival

John Coghlan’s edible landscaping company won gold at the Northwest Flower Garden Festival.

By Elizabeth Shepherd • February 22, 2024 1:30 am
Vashon voters pass school district CapTech levy

The measure earned a hearty 67.8% of the island’s vote as of Feb. 16.

By Alex Bruell • February 14, 2024 1:00 pm
Reduced speed limits on Vashon Highway? King County wants your input

Two areas of the island would see speed limits reduced by five miles per hour.

By Alex Bruell • February 14, 2024 2:00 pm








Cheers to bringing sports thrills to women and girls

Your exulting triumphs and crushing defeats are stories that take center stage along with the boys.

February 22, 2024 1:30 am
Building a safe and happy home for seniors

We want to make the journey through older years as pleasant and easy as possible, for everyone.

February 21, 2024 1:30 am

The Seattle Christmas Market is the perfect place to celebrate the magic of the holiday season. Seattle Christmas Market photo Sponsored
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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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