Sarah Low

Burton Beach Rowing Club crews finish 11th and 17th at Youth Nationals

This past weekend, three junior athletes from the Burton Beach Rowing Club competed against the best of the best at USRowing’s Youth National Championships in… Continue reading


Changes in state’s education funding will not benefit Vashon

School district aims to finalize budget in June.


Island fitness group to hold Memorial Day challenge

Josh Thorn started CrossFit Vashon two years ago


Former ‘Lost Boy’ starts nonprofit in Africa

Jacob Acier lived and worked on Vashon for seven years

Dockton marina will remain closed to overnight mooring

County must decide on mitigation scenario

Colorful islander will celebrate 100th birthday

Known for walking about town in her long purple coat, Heron Keating will celebrate a century of life

Burton Beach rowers grab 10 wins at weekend scrimmage

New athletes gained valuable course experience heading into regionals.

More world records and a trip to China for Burton Beach junior rowers

The young rowing club now has two international medals on the books

VYFS to hold annual Wellness Day event

In an effort to introduce health and wellness resources to the community, Vashon Youth & Family Services will hold its second annual Wellness Day on… Continue reading

Transient orcas visit Vashon in droves

On March 26, at least 40 whales made their way into island waters. Then it happened again.

VYFS aims to create ‘trauma informed community’

“With this program, we see a unique opportunity to create a culture shift”

Zero Waste Vashon to sponsor ‘Bring Your Own Mug’ campaign in April

The campaign is an effort to bring attention to the problem of single-use item disposal

Ferry fleet’s fate rests with legislators

The fate of Washington State Ferries’ Long Range Plan, specifically the construction of five new Olympic-class boats, hangs in the balance at the moment, as… Continue reading

Tragedy inspires Vashon native to establish new nonprofit

Wilderness Chaplains offers crisis care and support to first responders.

Friends of the Library bring back, expand golf fundraiser

The event will help the group fund library programming that the KCLS doesn’t have the money for

BBRC rower in top five at World Indoor Rowing Champs

While some of her teammates were racing in New Zealand, the Burton Beach Rowing Club’s Gabbie Graves made a journey of her own to the… Continue reading

Island rowers medal at New Zealand National championships

Three weeks ago, six rowers from the Burton Beach Rowing Club, a chaperone and coach Richard Parr set out on a trip to New Zealand… Continue reading

Vashon wrestlers faced tough competition at State

Despite a strong start, the team ended up in the middle of the pack

Fun and family are the foundations of brothers’ coaching legacy

Anders and Per Lars Blomgren built a wrestling dynasty on Vashon tracing back to their childhoods.

Wrestlers win league title with decisive tournament victory

Coaches sweep league’s Coach of the Year honors