Elizabeth Shepherd

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Ron Artis II and His Band Bring Soulful Show To Vashon

The up-and-coming musician describes music as a way to express life’s ephemeral beauty.

 

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Wall of Portraits of Black Americans is Vandalized

A portrait of Lamontez Jones was torn from where it hung outside Vashon Center for the Arts.

 

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In Mountain Crash, a Pair of Treetop Flyers Beat the Odds

The engine of Craig Beles and Truman O’Brien’s plane began to sputter 8,000 feet above the ground.

 

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As April Blooms Pop, A Tasting Room Re-Opens

“April feels like an appropriate and safe time to re-open. We are excited to see people again.”

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Upcoming at VCA: Big Cats and Cool Music

Mark Elbroch talks mountain lions, and Ron Artis II will play an in-person concert with his band.

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Mukai Farm Gardens Calling All Haiku Lovers

The second annual juried Haiku Festival competition is open to submit poems.

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Public Health To Dictate Actions Taken by VISD in COVID Cases

Changes prompted by response to new cases in students

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More COVID Cases at School District — This Time, In Students

Superintendent Opts Out of Medical Reserve Corps Advice

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Arnaldo! Brings in-Person Cabaret To VCA

Arnaldo! has performed his cabaret act as a classic cabaret chanteuse nationally and internationally

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New Case of COVID-19 Reported at Vashon School District

The positive case was not the result of any school program or activity.

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A New Book of Poetry Is a Paean to Vashon

Sandra Noel’s accomplishments as a poet have earned accolades from esteemed admirers.

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After a Year of Darkened Stage at VCA, Audience Can Now Return

Plans for several in-person events and performances are at last now taking shape.

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(Left to right) Vashon IGA workers Melissa Alumbaugh, Travis Waschenbach, Shawn Hoffman, Charlie Hoffman and Josh Taylor have endured a pandemic year, face to face with the public. Now, they are up next for vaccination, according to Gov. Jay Inslee’s revised priorities for groups of workers.

Teachers Get Vaccinated, Grocery Workers Are Next in Line

School staff and childcare workers on Vashon have raced to line up for vaccinations since President Joe Biden directed governors in all states to prioritize… Continue reading

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(Left to right) Vashon IGA workers Melissa Alumbaugh, Travis Waschenbach, Shawn Hoffman, Charlie Hoffman and Josh Taylor have endured a pandemic year, face to face with the public. Now, they are up next for vaccination, according to Gov. Jay Inslee’s revised priorities for groups of workers.
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Talks, Music and Divine Drag Are on the Way From VCA

The arts center is offering everything from cabaret to classical music to informative lectures.

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In-Person Education Resumes, With Littlest Learners First

Preschool and kindergarten students arrived for school Monday morning for the first time in a year.

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House Burns Down on Vashon’s South End

One dog died after an early morning fire destroyed a small island residence.

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Late-Night Show Opens a New Season, an Hour Earlier

“Having a Voice on Vashon” will feature Susan McCabe from Voice of Vashon and singer Máire Kennan.

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Arts Center Makes an Important Hire

Erika Carleton will serve as Vashon Center for the Art’s new development director

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Mary Matsuda Gruenewald, Lauded Author and Nurse, Dies at 96

A health care professional, activist, public speaker and author, she was revered by many on Vashon.

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As Schools Plan Reopening, Staff Presses Safety Issues

24 districts nearby Vashon have already successfully opened to broader in-person learning.