Elizabeth Shepherd

Experts Offer Insights on Reopening Island Schools

School administrators and union leaders heard from a public health official and members of Vashon’s Medical Reserve Corps

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Local Sweethearts Present Theatrical Treat for Valentines

“Savage/Love” will be presented in a one-time-only broadcast at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Vashon’s Local Heroes Gown Up to Help At a Testing Site

South King Fire Rescue is starting its vaccination program and is looking to VIFR to assist.

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Gansango Music Dance To Perform in Live-Streamed Show

The company draws on music and movement traditions from across the African continent.

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Re-Opening Remains Hot Topic for Schools

Additional meetings with labor groups and school principals will take place prior to a decision.

Fire District Signs Agreement With Union Covering COVID Pay

Firefighters will receive supplemental leave pay to maintain their baseline salary.

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A Free Library Aims To Reach Readers

The little library was created as a project of Vashon Rotary’s Racial Justice Task Force.

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Mad Libs, Martinis and May Kitchen Make for Game Night

The virtual event will feature home-delivered food and drinks, appearance by musician Angie Louise.

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First Friday Rolls Around Again, With New Art

The endless month of January 2021 has now passed, so celebrate by gazing at Vashon’s new and continuing art exhibits in February. Most exhibits can… Continue reading

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Latino Group Calls for School Board To Commit To Talks

Presentation re-introduced group to district, reaffirmed desire to create solutions for students.

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Ridin’ With Biden: Islanders Celebrate With a Car Parade

Islanders took to the roads celebrating the Presidential Inauguration.

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Doctor To Detail Days of ‘Compassion Amidst the Chaos’

The book is a reflection on a long career and on accomplishments and adventures along the way.

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Timing Is Everything in Talks About Re-Opening School

The pending decision comes amidst both progress and setbacks in the battle against the coronavirus.

Schools Have Tentative Plan To Bring Kids Back To Classrooms

The district is preparing to phase in limited in-person learning for elementary-aged children.

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For Islander, Volunteer Firefighting Is a Way of Life

Brett Kranjcevich has marked 40 years as a volunteer firefighter, following a long family legacy.

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Venerable Theater Group Offers Virtual ‘Broadway and Beyond’

The benefit concert has a theme of commitment to local performers and audiences.

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Portraits of Black Lives Lost Grace New Space

Paintings memorializing some who have died at the hands of police have moved to the arts center.

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MLK Day Offers Opportunities for Healing and Insight

The event could not be more timely in light of current events.

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Local Leading Man Is Recalled for His Talent and Kindness

Marshall Murray, an actor known for his virtuoso performances in local theater productions, has died

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Helping Helpers: VashonBePrepared Replenishes Relief Fund

VashonBePrepared’s replenished COVID Relief Fund will continue its work in this new year.

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