Thursday, November 15, 2018
Windermere Vashon

PSE Planned Power Outage for Vashon and Maury Island

The scheduled outage will take place the night of Nov. 15. In an ongoing effort to deliver safe, dependable and efficient energy, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be working in your area to upgrade the...

Community Meeting Explores Sustainable Healthcare

On October 30th the Vashon Maury Health Collaborative held the final session in a series of three community meetings to discuss the future of sustainable healthcare for the Island.  A show of hands revealed...

Vashon Then & Now Premieres Season Two

Vashon Then & Now, the Voice of Vashon produced documentary series will premiere the first episode of its second season Tuesday, November 20, 6PM. “The Japanese American Presence on Vashon - Part 1” traces...

Vote!

I have to admit that my faith in humanity has slipped a bit in the last few weeks.  I used to think that our better side would predominate when things got tough, but now...

The Driving

One could say that it’s all over but the driving. It also seems that it was a certain Mr. Berra that said something along the lines of it not being over till it’s over....

Climate Change and the Future of Vashon

My wife and I have been living on Vashon since 1993.  In those 25 years, the island has changed relatively little.  There has been some building going on, certainly, and businesses came and went...

Wheeling and Dealing

One of the roustabouts yelled at me from the other side of the ring where we were busy breaking down the merry-go-round, part of the Peach Festival.  “Betcha twenty-five cents that you can’t pick...

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE*

Last January at the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey made a speech about women revolting against sexual violence. In response, Steve Bannon, right wing professional poisoner of cultural wells, responded, “The anti-patriarchy movement is going to...

A Taste of Cajun Cookery

A woman from Baton Rouge, Louisiana submitted a recipe for Jambalaya that appeared in an old cookbook, River Road Recipes published in 1962.  “Jambe” is the French word for “leg” or “ham” but this...

Multitasking

It is difficult to imagine anyone not being greatly disturbed by the disparity in views in our country, not only about where we should go, but what is real and what is true.  There...

Art and Trees

Life on the road continues to be life on the road. The roads here in Kansas are straight as rulers and even the back roads will tolerate high speed travel between 75 and 80mph....
What Extinction Looks Like: beloved, emaciated Scoter (K25). NOAA, SWFSC, SR3, CORI photo.

Southern Resident SOS

To the Tlingit and other Coastal First Nations, Kéet (killer whales) are family. As First Nations conservationists, Odin and I feel a solemn obligation to protect our sacred Kéet relatives. We strive to sustain...

Entertainment

The Curvettes

The Curvettes (formerly the S Curves) came together in the summer of 2013 as a result of a fun and funky traveling performance party...

Wordless Stories

Twelve renowned and accomplished Vashon artists whose contemporary paintings and sculptures are deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest will show their work at Vashon...

Catch Us While You Can! 25+ Years Making Art on Vashon

One of the first questions Islanders ask each other is “how long have you lived on the Island”? For an artist or performer, there...

Bill Brown & The Kingbees

Bill Brown just got back from Mexico where he performed with several groups. The rest of the Kingbees have many other projects and continue...

La Boheme

Please join us for our 10th Season with a return to our beginnings and a salute to contemporary American Opera. In September, Vashon Opera presents...