Saturday, April 20, 2019
Windermere Vashon

Justin Ray Hagerty December 6, 1990 – March 30, 2019

Justin was born, raised and died on Vashon Island. A true Sagittarius, he was optimistic about life and always up for adventure. With his beaming smile and positive attitude, he was well-loved in the...

Lentils for Lent

We’re still in Lent, the period of six weeks before Easter. This is the season in which devout Christians give up something they like very much--chocolate for instance, or red meat. We can still...

The Earth Will Be Fine “Save Our Species”

In 1965, as a college freshman, one of the general education courses I was required to take was Biology. The man who taught the course was obviously angry that he had to teach this bonehead...

What is a Mystery School?

Part 2 In the last issue, I covered the very basics of what a mystery school is, that it provides the spiritual seeker with tools and experiences which allow a revelation of their truest self....

The Onus Of Containment

Since I went on a rant about coffee and teacups last time, I thought I would explore further the frustrating and complicated problem of containing stuff without using new, single-use containers.  Mostly we are...

A Rusty Needle

I was too rough taking my watchband off at the hospital and broke the little strap.  It was only after I had got the new band that I realized that I had been wearing...

April Levy Vote Funds Island Parks

Once every four years, Vashon Park District renews its maintenance and operation levy.  This year, ballots will be mailed to Vashon voters April 3rd and must be postmarked by April 23rd. This levy will replace...

Too Much! Too Soon! Vote No on Prop. 1 Today!

I support Vashon Park District levies, but Proposition 1 is not the answer. Since ballots have been received, I urge everyone to Vote “NO” on Proposition 1. Unfortunately, a fatally flawed Strategic Planning process led...

Vashon Needs Volunteer Firefighters

Vashon Island Fire and Rescue is currently accepting applications for Volunteer Firefighters. To apply, qualified applicants will be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Washington State driver’s license, have a driving...

Healthy Eating, Healthy Spring

Spring officially began March 20,  promising warmer weather, fine for sailing, rowing, golfing, picniking. We all want to stay healthy, or get healthier so we can play and bask in the sun. Next to...

Hospital District: “The same care my Golden Retriever gets.”

Medical care on Vashon-Maury Islands is not what it used to be. We used to have a few doctors here, plus the clinic up on the hill at Paradise Ridge. If your kid, or you,...

Waste To The Brim

Since we have been called the “throwaway society,” I think that many of us that are a bit embarrassed by that were oh-so-happy when we were offered the opportunity to recycle some of our...

Entertainment

“Flight of Fantasy” at Open Space’s Burlesco Notturno

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, Burlesco Notturno’s out-of-this-world “Flight of Fantasy” spectacular swoops into Open Space for a sensuous night of revelry and wonder....

Blue Monster

Blue Monster is a five piece instrumental funk band from Vashon Island that has been playing venues and festivals in the Northwest since 2005. Known...

Max Hatt / Edda Glass

Described as “Elegantly Funky” by Wilco’s Nels Cline, Max Hatt / Edda Glass have a unique sound comprised of Glass’s unmistakable voice and Hatt’s...

One More Mile

One More Mile is a blues group from Vashon Island WA fronted by “The Principal” Jason Lollar (vocals/lead guitar) and “Lonesome” Mike Nichols (vocals/harmonica)...
Puppet portraits of Adam Ende & Ling Ling Endelin of Jawbone Puppet Theater (puppets by Adam Ende):

Beer and Puppet Theater, Vashon’s only puppet slam!

Don’t miss the next installment of this fun-filled night of short form adult and experimental puppetry! Saturday, April 6, 8pm, at Camp Colvos Brewing,17636 Vashon...