Andy James

‘Stays sharp forever’: Islander credits his favorite edger for his fine leather work

The small tool works like a chisel, a faithful companion during a 30-year career of crafting leather


Marked by sorrow: Islander shares refugee experience

Dr. Barry Grosskopf recalls his beginnings as a Jewish refugee during and after World War II.


Veteran power-pop players, The Posies, return to Vashon

The concert at Snapdragon is presented by islander Debra Heesch.


Across globe, islanders work with refugees

This is the second in a series of stories about Vashon connections to the refugee experience. This week highlights three who sought to bring joy… Continue reading