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Band releases new single, about the ties that bind

Band Ink to Spill released “Motion of the Ocean” on Nov. 16.

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Kay White Hall briefly closes, following staff’s exposure

A few VCA activities were curtailed because staff members were in quarantine.

A new rent assistance program begins on Vashon

Lottery program has goal of serving 20 families in 2022.

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Recommended: Vashon Island Visual Artists’ Art by Appointment

Through ViVA’s Art by Appointment, islanders can now map their own private studio tours year-round.

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School and fire districts detail impacts of vaccination mandate

VISD have lost no employees due to the vaccine mandate, but VIFR has released one firefighter/EMT.

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Community task force, working with VCC’s owners, steps back

This week, as the last remaining resident of Vashon Community Care (VCC) moved out, and all but a few of the remaining staff members also… Continue reading

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A holiday tradition for the birds is back

Birds need us, and that’s why Vashon Audubon is again selling calendars. Calendar sales support an array of actions that Audubon takes to support birds.… Continue reading

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Scene & Heard: Vashon celebrates Veterans Day

Veterans gathered throughout Vashon to celebrate the day.

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Islander Awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Alejandra Tres is a co-founder and co-leader of Comunidad Latina de Vashon.

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Graffiti in Vashon’s town core prompts outrage and concern

The incident also inspired a community advertisement in this week’s Beachcomber, signed by hundreds.

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Granny’s Attic announces grants to nine local organizations

Total funding of $132,250 was approved for nine local organizations and causes.

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Dance company premieres new films with Vashon connection

Seattle Dance Collective premieres film series “HERE & NOW,” created during their residency on Vashon.

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In local election, winners come into view, as count continues

The results of the election won’t be certified until Nov. 23. according to King County Elections.

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Scene and Heard: Schools mark Dia de los Muertos

Vashon schools celebrated Dia de los Muertos by building ofrendas for the holiday.

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Election update: How Vashon race results are shaping up

In the only contested race in a local election, Keith Prior is now leading Steven Brewer.

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‘Test to Stay’ launches at VISD amid new hires, staff departures

Two key health services positions in district now open

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Tricks, treats and community made Halloween special on Vashon

Halloween festivities returned to Vashon in full force.

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First Friday gallery cruise beckons art lovers to step out

New artwork on display at VALISE, VCA and more.

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School board votes to appoint new member, Kali Aguilera

Aguilera was appointed as the newest board member during the most recent meeting on Oct. 28.

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Commissioner candidate wants to make change in fire district

Simonds is running unopposed, as islander Ron Smothermon has withdrawn from the race.

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