Month: October, 2022

School Bond Daze
News

School Bond Daze

By Marc J. Elzenbeck It’s that time in the decade when a school district’s thoughts naturally turn to bonds, and next February, the Island will be asked to approve a $19.5 million capital raise. The math works out to a 20¢ increase per $1000 of King County-assessed property values. Those property values went up a…

News

News You May Have Missed

Our curated collection of easy-to-miss news… China defends banks with tanks? Artisans relearn old skills as Notre Dame is repaired–and four more.A web-only feature–read it at https://vashonloop.com/missed/

Editorial Page

Covid – What’s On Your Mind?

COVID-19 is one of the biggest challenges we face today. As such, it deserves our utmost attention. But talking about anything related to COVID-19 has become progressively harder. What’s an independent newspaper to do? At The Vashon Loop, our decision is to turn to you for guidance before we start including this coverage. Readers, neighbors,…

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When We Embrace Death

Who among us can say, “I embrace death?” There are only two experiences all humans share in common. Birth and death. Since our earliest beginnings, humans have managed to deal with, avoid, celebrate, flee, focus upon, ignore, formulate theories, and flagrantly seek to deny these two inevitable events with exquisite creativity. Proving one thing: Birth…

Recipes

Horseradish & Fire Cider Recipe

Local horseradish is in, and so are all the ingredients (including Ball gift jars) to make your fire cider vinegar remedy for winter’s woes and health. We owe a big thanks to Rosemary Gladstar for bringing her fire cider concoction to the forefront and sharing her recipes for all to use for health. Use her…

WA Trails Association Comes to Vashon
Announcements

WA Trails Association Comes to Vashon

Trails are incredible for a reason! Humans clear them, protect them, design them, and otherwise bring them into being, and all of this is usually done by volunteer teams working together. Want to spend a day on the trail, in the company of awesome folk, under the gracefully swaying branches of colossal trees as fall…

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