Friday, July 19, 2019
Windermere Vashon

Norm Mathews named 2019 Strawberry Festival Parade Grand Marshal

Norm Mathews, founder of Vashon Island’s Thriftway Grocery Store and stalwart advocate of giving back to the community, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Strawberry Festival Grand Parade. Matthews will have a...

Ice Cream Social

It’s an island tradition for the Heritage Museum to kick off Strawberry Festival with a Friday evening event. This year an Old Time Ice Cream Social with build-your-own sundaes will be held in the...

Life at the End of the World

And in the death As the last few corpses lay rotting on the slimy thoroughfare The shutters lifted an inch in temperance building, high on Poacher’s Hill And red mutant eyes gazed down on Hunger City No more...

Quicker than Quiche

A quiche presents an appealing appearance, aroma, and taste for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It’s equally delicious and nutritious served hot or cold. But when the weather turns hot and you don’t care to...

Hand Me Down My Walkin’ Cane

In January 2000, I was in a rollover car accident. A few weeks later I woke up one morning to find the room whirling around me. It was like being in the middle of...

The Land Belongs to Everybody

There has been a bit of a revolution recently in the possible expansion of human rights, at least in this country.  The assertion that “healthcare is a human right” that first emerged in Bernie...

Wildfire Danger Raised to the Red Zone

In a few days, the annual community fireworks show will blast off at Quartermaster Harbor. The rite of summer on 4th of July draws huge crowds to Burton and residents around the Harbor eagerly...

Humdurgan There is More to it Than That

For years, John has been after me to clean up my fifty by ten foot deck, clear the cracks and stop the rotting.  The little flock of birds don’t clean up after themselves and...

Fireworks ban on Vashon

I’m shocked and dismayed and how much effort VIFR is putting into banning fireworks and running a long time local business off the island. What a waste of public taxpayer dollars. Under the guise of...

Fireworks Ban

A ban on fireworks was bound to happen eventually. To be honest, I’m surprised it hasn’t happened sooner. It was just a matter of time before those who remembered what it was like before...

Win a Shopping Spree

Everybody needs groceries and that’s the aim of the annual summer raffle fundraiser by Voice of Vashon. The grand prize is a shopping spree at Vashon Thriftway. “Our test run rang up a total of...

The Ultimate Stir-Fry

The best of all possible stir-fry dishes meets these criteria: Contains assorted vegetables and a high-protein source, looks beautiful, and tastes great. If it’s quick to prepare as well as cook you’ve got the...

Entertainment

It’s Vashon Summer Arts Fest Time!

It was such a success last year that Vashon Center for the Arts is doing it again this year.  We’re talking about Vashon Summer...

Seattle Dance Collective to make its debut with Program One featuring five choreographers from...

Seattle Dance Collective (SDC), under the direction of Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) principal dancers Noelani Pantastico and James Yoichi Moore, will present works by...

Drama Dock presents The Who’s ‘Tommy’

Rock! Opera! Drama Dock! Vashon’s longstanding community theatre organization pulls out all the stops with its summer production of The Who’s ‘Tommy.’ The show...

The Pat Reardon Band

From various incarnations as neighbors & roommates in West Seattle during the 1990’s, these friends/musicians gelled and molded into who they are now: one...

Ara Lee James and Beth Wood in Concert

Debra Heesch and VCA are proud to present Ara Lee James and Beth Wood in concert. Texan-raised, Oregon-based singer-songwriter Beth Wood has won almost every...