Elizabeth Shepherd

A Beloved Coach Dies in Motorcycle Accident

The accident took place in Puyallup on the evening of Nov. 12.

 

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With New Restrictions, Island Businesses Must Pivot Again

Island business owners react to a sweeping set of new restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

 

School Board Meeting is ‘Zoom-bombed’ in Racist Attack

The discussion, prior to the attack, included a discussion of racial equity.

 

Officials, Experts Sound Alarm as COVID Cases Rise

Officials and health experts are stepping forward to urge increased caution in the coming weeks.

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Virtual shindigs raise funds for island seniors

Local organizations are getting creative with virtual offerings in the age of coronavirus.

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New exhibits spotlight art made during pandemic

Islanders can see new art up close and personal at several island galleries this Friday and continuing, in most cases, through November. Wear a mask… Continue reading

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Ready For A Movie In-Person? Theatre to Re-Open Friday

Movie theaters in Phase 2 counties may now operate at 25% capacity.

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COVID-19 cases hit island workplaces

Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie to open Nov. 12; the Vashon Island School District counts a case.

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Roasterie employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Roasterie will close as of Friday, Oct. 30, with a reopening now set for Thursday, Nov. 12

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Final Harvest: Vashon Winery’s Owner Decides it’s Time to Sell

For owner Ron Irvine, it’s a place that is now full of memories of a life well-lived.

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Schools: Pirates practice, and support personnel get a raise

Student-athletes have returned to practices and conditioning sessions, can join a conditioning club.

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A Live Talk Show at VCA Keeps Its Audience Up Late(ish)

The show is a chance to get to know some island celebrities in a virtual living room.

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Tricks and Treats for a Safe but Still Spooky Weekend

Here are some ideas for making the weekend memorable on Vashon.

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Schools: kids stay home, and the Pirate stays put, for now

Cases in King County are on the rise; islanders want Vashon High School’s pirate mascot to stay.

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Mural at Open Space reveals a ‘backyard universe’ of art

This is a free public event, and the mural will remain open for the enjoyment of the community.

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Review: Local troupe lights up the dark with radio drama, ‘Home’

Seven short new radio plays made their debut on Vashon Center for the Arts’ website on Oct. 8.

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Chamber offers suggestions for a safe Halloween

The holiday will not include the closure of Vashon Hwy., in the middle of town, to trick-or-treaters

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Local girls and women fill the sidewalks for Women’s March

More than 200 women, girls and allies participated in the march on Vashon last Saturday.

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Schools reveal plans for limited in-person learning

But the plans will be put on hold if King County virus rates continue to rise in the weeks to come.

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Vashon’s case count rises, as travelers bring home the virus

Five new cases of COVID-19 have now pushed Vashon’s total number of infections to 29.

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