Caitlin Rothermel

Introducing the Not Uptown Vashon Business Lowdown!
Announcements

Introducing the Not Uptown Vashon Business Lowdown!

Do you have a business on Vashon? If so, are you like the majority of Vashon businesses in that you’re not located uptown? Vashon businesses are everywhere on the Island – really, everywhere. But many are effectively hidden, without the storefront or drive-by appeal that would let you know they exist.  Because Vashon is not zoned…

Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette Carrot Salad
Recipes

Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette Carrot Salad

This year, I’ve been obsessed with learning to make side dishes that capture the aromatic, vitamin C-infused flavors of summer. I’m talking about the kinds of tastes that just explode in your mouth, that also happen to have great texture, and that you yearn to experience during the autumn and winter.  This grated carrot salad…

Editorial Page

Welcome To the Light and the Beautiful Dark

Autumn is here, and like always, it brings big changes to the amount and quality of daylight on the Island. These seasonal transitions can be intense – especially, it is said, for people who live in the forest and on the Westside. The twilight and eventual darkness become a constant companion, with a presence that’s…

It Is Reasonable To Be Skeptical
Health Matters

It Is Reasonable To Be Skeptical

Have you heard about the “bivalent” and “monovalent” COVID vaccines? These are the old and new versions of the Pfizer and Moderna injections. The original injection is monovalent because it contains messenger RNA (mRNA) for only the Wuhan strain of SARS-CoV-2. The bivalent booster has mRNA from the Wuhan strain and the Omicron strain variants BA….

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