Friday, October 19, 2018
Windermere Vashon

Party Like a Rock Star!

After a year’s hiatus and last fall’s online-only fundraiser, we invite you to join supporters and friends at Vashon Island Pet Protectors biggest fundraising event of the year – The Fur Ball™!!  This year’s...

Between Eras

The November election will be a national bellwether on how we as a people decide to face our future.  Will we vote for change or to stay the course?  Will that decision be mostly...

Deer Hunting and Shameless Promotion

This is a deer hunting story. I’ve told it before, but I can’t find the original version, so I’m going to tell it again. Vegans and vegetarians: deer hunting. You have been warned. Long, long ago,...

Scorched Earth

I have been on the road for a week now. Just yesterday, somewhere between Modesto and Stockton I surpassed the 1500 mile mark- I am counting on many more miles between now and November....

Soups of Autumn Part 2: Chicken Soups

We hear a lot of sneezing and coughing now that the weather has turned cooler, and you can get caught in a shower while out for a stroll. Or you can just be around...

Harbor School Open House

Harbor School will hold an Open House on Saturday, October 20 from 12-2 PM for prospective students and their families living in West Seattle and on Vashon. Harbor School is the only independent school...

Limited deer hunt set for Oct. 13-31 at King County’s Island Center Forest

King County Parks will open Island Center Forest to deer hunting for an eighth-annual limited season, Oct. 13-31, when no other access will be permitted on 200 acres of forestland. While hunting will be allowed...

VoV Celebrates Four Years of KVSH Community FM Radio

It’s a reboot by popular demand – It’s the KVSH Birthday Bash Lip & Sync Battle.  Last year was so much fun, we’re doing it again – for all those folks who were inspired...

Indoor Tennis is Coming to Vashon

Indoor tennis and pickleball are coming to Vashon this November, offering islanders a new way to beat the winter blues. Similar to the bubble that was installed last year to cover the King County pool...

Community Explores Health Care Needs and Options

Islanders came together last week (September 19th) for the second of three town hall style meetings to look into the future of health care on Vashon and how to make it sustainable. The discussion,...

Code Scarlet

Our darling baby sister lost her valiant struggle for survival. Sometime between the 7th and 13th of September, Scarlet (J50) breached the Rainbow Bridge. Scarlet was named for her apparently difficult birth. She had...

Prayer and Coffee

The day begins with a woozy shuffle down the hall to the kitchen, where I put water in the kettle and turn it on. Place a filter in the one cup cone, coffee in...

Entertainment

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...

Photographs by Julian Dahl & paintings by Jon Haaland

After our wars are fought and grass has grown over our cities, this is what is left behind: earth and wood, fire and water,...

Cherrywood Station

Cherrywood Station is a husband-and-wife folk duo whose soulful harmonies revive great tunes from America’s past with a touch of original magic. Gus and...