Kate Dowling

Mobile blood unit is busy on Vashon

A steady stream of islanders came out to donate blood.


Changes to AirCare may impact islanders

AirCare, a popular air ambulatory membership service on the island that can compensate for potentially large out-of-pocket expenses, recently announced it would end its longtime… Continue reading


Speaker shares her ‘zero waste’ lifestyle tips

Siobhan McComb speaks on how to drastically reduce waste in the home


Vashon library hosts professional tax help

The free service from IRS, AARP is offered every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. through April 9.

Love notes from Quartermaster Harbor

Artist Jennifer Hawke salvages found beach objects and turns them into works of art.

Love was in the air at Vashon Readers Theatre

A staged reading of “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney was followed by personal stories from the audience.

                                The cheering section celebrates Andy Sears’ 300th career win.

‘Ready for the next one’

Andy Sears celebrates his 300th win with the Vashon High school boys basketball team.

                                The cheering section celebrates Andy Sears’ 300th career win.

Camaraderie and conditioning never stops at the Vashon Island Rowing Club

The Vashon Island Rowing Club does not allow weather to prevent them from keeping in top condition.

Vashon Friends to host annual fundraiser

The two-night event at the library is part of the Friends of the Library fundraising efforts.

Violence prevention program piloted at McMurray

Talking about respectful behavior meant to reduce relationship abuse, harassment and sexual assault.

Newest fire truck getting ready to roll

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue dedicated its newest engine in a traditional ceremony.

Red Bike restaurant has its final day

The Red Bicycle Bistro and Sushi restaurant closed on Jan. 1.

Polar Bear Plunge 2020

A brisk dunk in the sound to kick off the new decade

Fabric dye artist’s work to be shown in Japan

Rod Smith, island dye artist, never knows exactly how his first drop of ink on a piece of fabric will unfold: how one drop is… Continue reading

Red Bike’s future is uncertain

The Red Bicycle, an island restaurant, bar and arts venue in the heart of downtown, will remain open even though the establishment notified customers over… Continue reading

Real estate agency sponsors Toy Drive

John L. Scott is accepting toys now through Dec. 20 at various dropoff locations.

Best of both worlds

Celebrating American and Canadian Thanksgiving.

Co-owner of Kathy’s Corner nursery dies at 81

“He was extremely humble, kind and strong, and worked until the day before he died.”

Land Trust debuts new all-access trail

The flat, easily-accessible trail connects to the island’s existing Shinglemill trail.

Local compost group to screen soil film

Zero Waste Vashon wants you to pay attention to what’s under your feet - the soil.