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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

By Larry Lark, contributor Residents of the PNW are no strangers to Subaru. In fact, they seem to be everywhere. The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2021
2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo
2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 McLaren GT

By Larry Lark, contributor I’m not sure words can do the 2021 McLaren GT justice. But given the privilege of a four-day, 300-mile test drive,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo
2022 Kia Carnival SX. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Kia Carnival SX

By Larry Lark, contributor It’s the way of the world. As old models go, new one’s replace them. Kinda like humans, I guess. The all-new… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
2022 Kia Carnival SX. Courtesy photo
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Review: Poet summons up a sensory tour of climate change

Ann Spiers has always been inspired by the landscapes and climate of the Pacific Northwest.

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Acclaimed dance troupe opens new season on Vashon

The performances will include hybrid dance creations by choreographers Rena Butler and Mark Caserta.

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Our Town: Photographer has found rich inspiration on Vashon

Here, we meet up a familiar face to many: photographer Michelle Bates.

  • Aug 19, 2021
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What’s happening Aug. 19 – 26

Go glam at a house concert, islanders work with youth to create book, and more.

  • Aug 19, 2021
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Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

By Larry Lark, contributor I can’t think of many more fun ways to enjoy summer than behind the wheel of the 2021 Lexus LC 500… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2021
Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500
Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited

Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited

By Larry Lark, contributor Many people are unfamiliar with Toyota’s Venza, but not for long. Slotted between the compact RAV4 and the full-size Highlander, Venza… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2021
Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited
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Review: Author answers burning questions about sunbathing

“Tansmania” is available now in shops all over Vashon and on Amazon.

  • Aug 12, 2021
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Our Town: Generations have been charmed by tile maker’s work

My career as a tile maker began at a long-ago Strawberry Festival.

  • Aug 12, 2021
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What’s Happening Aug. 12 to 19

Summer Arts Fest hosts the last opening tomorrow night, shake it at the Sugar Shack, and more.

  • Aug 12, 2021
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2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE

Car review: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE

By Larry Lark, contributor The mid-size 2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE has been refreshed, giving the German four-door sedan with a rakish hatchback a new… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2021
2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE
2022 Honda Civic Touring

Car review: 2022 Honda Civic Touring

By Larry Lark, contributor You’ve all heard and read the idiom attributed to Benjamin Franklin: “But in this world nothing can be said to be… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2021
2022 Honda Civic Touring
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10th Annual Open Air Aerial Festival Returns To Open Space

The event also features island favorites from the island UMO Ensemble and UMO School.

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Dance Along to Music and Laser Light Show

The organizers aim to get their audience up and dancing.

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Dog Days of Summer Arrive Right on Time For Gallery Cruise

Here are some shows to check out tonight.

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This Year, It’s an All-Local Lineup for Concerts in the Park

According to Pete Welch, of Vashon Events, this year’s Concerts in the Park will intentionally showcase the richness and variety of Vashon’s music scene — and welcome audiences back to Ober Park to show local musicians how much they have been missed.

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‘Big O’ Gala Aims To Raise Money To Reopen Teen Center

A fundraiser will begin with a drive down the red carpet and a physically distant photo op.

  • Aug 6, 2021
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2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

Car review: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

By Larry Lark, contributor Hyundai’s “horse” in the compact sports utility market niche is the 2022 Tucson. My tester was the Limited with all-wheel drive.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2021
2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited