Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Windermere Vashon

WSF temporarily reducing service on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Route

Washington State Ferries is temporarily reducing service on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route beginning on Sunday, March 29 due to significant declines in ridership. The reductions are tentatively scheduled to last through April 25. In addition to...

Crises and Opportunities

Well, it appears that the world turned upside down since the last issue.  I’m sure we are all amazed at how quickly and how completely things can change due to the presence of something...

Vashon Loop Delays Printing until April 2

Due to distribution issues during the Coved-19 outbreak the Vashon Loop will be out in print on April 2. The website is still being updated with relevant stories. Our website remains free to use...

VYFS is Continuing to Provide Essential Community Services During COVID-19 Crisis

As the Vashon Island community faces the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vashon Youth and Family Services continues to provide vital social services to the island community. VYFS programs have adapted how they operate...

Local physicians explore COVID testing for Vashon residents

The Vashon Island’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has established a COVID Testing Steering Committee. The committee is exploring options for testing island residents for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Humans have no immunity...

2020 Spring Fix-It Café Canceled

The Vashon Fix-It Café, dedicated to reducing waste and building community, scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 10am to 2pm at the Vashon Eagles Club has been canceled. As Vashonites shelter in place and...

I’d Like to Talk About Something Else, But …

The last week or so, all the talk on radio and television has been about the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, and the competition of Democratic would-be presidential candidates,...

The Time of Epiphanies

You know how it is when you look at a photograph or a painting that at first looks like nothing you can recognize and then, as if by magic, it all sorts itself out...

Goin Fishin

The sun is up and we are going fishing, sometimes with a pole and sometimes just a skinny willow branch with green cuttyhunk tied to the top of the six foot stick.  Rolling or...

Coping with Coronavirus

The best advice I, who have been called  White Witch of Vashon Island can give you is this antiviral protocol. It appeared in the March issue of Behold! Which is the monthly newsletter of...

Vashon Island School District Closing till April 24

In order to blunt the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to protect the health of our students and community members, Vashon Island School District will be closing all schools beginning Friday, March 13th. The...

Vashon Center for the Arts is Temporarily Closing

Dear VCA friends and supporters, First and foremost, I want to apologize for what is likely to be more than a few communications in the coming weeks. I had hoped you would not need to...

Entertainment

Free Range Folk Choir

Save the date! Saturday, March 7th, 7pm at the VHS Theater.  Come enjoy the music that brings us together in community and gives us...

Day of Remembrance Film Screening

Tuesday, March 3rd - Day of Remembrance Film Screening Day of Remembrance Film Screening “A Bitter Legacy” with Filmmaker ClaudiaKatayanagi & Tetsuden Kashima Ph.D. Tuesday, March 3,...

Chandler O’Leary & Jessica Spring – Dead Feminists: Speaking Volumes

It started as a collaboration between two Tacoma artists who created a series of colorful broadsides featuring quotes by historical feminists tied to current...

Roger Fisher of Heart

The music of HEART has captivated radio and live audiences for decades. Original member Roger Fisher co-wrote many of the band’s early hits including,...

An Evening with Nikkita Oliver

Culture survives and thrives on the breath of our storytellers and cultural workers. Our stories tells us who we’ve been, who we are and...