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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 8:00 pm
Will Sing For Food Vashon Events Holiday Show
Vashon Loop - Local musicians are signing up to perform holiday carols to earn tips to support the Vashon Maury Community Food Bank. We'll have a list of songs and performers available soon! The evening marks the second time we've done this to kick off the holiday season in an intimate setting with some of the Island's more endearing musicians. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:59 pm
Stuck
Vashon Loop - ... where I found myself once again stuck behind my video camera looking at small people on an LCD screen grapple with Vashon money and the park system that is supposed to benefit from it. It is in some ways funny to be recording these proceedings, as ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:59 pm
Dow Constantine tours Vashon Schools
Vashon Loop - Pictured from left to right Riptide Newspaper staff Lilly Hennessey and Sara Rada, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Vashon High School Student Body Presidents Daniel Green and Benjamin Stemer. Photo taken by: Mary Kay Rauma On December 3rd, Vashon Island School District Superintendent Michael Soltman hosted King County Executive Dow Constantine for a tour of schools, meetings with principals, and a "round table" discussion with District leaders that included students. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:59 pm
True Value Becomes an Ace
Vashon Loop - ... years, making the Ace brand more recognizable. This brand recognition factor could help sales some, but Yates said on Vashon, that likely will not matter a lot. Vashon True Value first opened in 1977 by Al and Laura Snyder. Since then, the store has ... Read more...
Friday, December 12, 2014 -- 1:43 pm
VIDEO: Time-lapse view from Burien as the big Dec. 11 wind storm develops
The Waterland Blog - BTB Reader Chris Rimple sent us these great time-lapse videos, taken from his home in Seahurst looking towards north Vashon and Blake Island. Watch full-screen and at least at 720p HD to see the amazing cloud formations, ships, changing light and more! 1. From Thursday, Dec. 11, "anticipating the coming wind storm. Read more...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 -- 7:12 pm
Mrs. Runyon's Homeroom
Vashon Loop - ... mass destruction that it turned out never existed. And just think of all the hours of fretting and standing around at Vashon Park District meetings I could have avoided if I had just accepted all the omissions of truth and logic regarding David ... Read more...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 -- 7:12 pm
Sharing The Stage Presents: Brothers From Another
Vashon Loop - Sharing the Stage is a dynamic music series on Vashon Island. Top name headliners play the island in professional venuesand high school band are the opening act! Student musicians from Vashon Island High School will open for Brothers From Another from Seattle, bringing Vashon Island's residents together to focus on teens and young-adults and their musical interests. Read more...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 -- 7:11 pm
It Takes a Pod
Vashon Loop - ... Rogers, Randy Smith, Bruce Haulman, and Michael Monteleone. Others who were quite helpful include Julie at the Vashon Land Trust, the Vashon Audubon chapter, and the Vashon Bookshop staff. We would be remiss if we did not extend a heartfelt ... Read more...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 -- 7:11 pm
Listen to VHS Basketball On 101.9FM
Vashon Loop - Voice of Vashon is now broadcasting Vashon High School basketball games live. Tune into KVSH 101.9FM to hear the games and to support our home team Pirates. Read more...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -- 9:08 pm
Woodpeckers of North America with Paul Bannick
Vashon Loop - On Thursday, December 11th Vashon-Maury Audubon Society presents Woodpeckers of North America, A Naturalist's Guide with Paul Bannick. This free program starts at 7pm at the Land Trust Building on Bank Road. Read more...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 -- 3:57 pm
Tale of Two Islands
Vashon Loop - I'd like to tell the tale of two islands. One is Vashon Maury and the other is in Denmark. Read more...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 -- 3:57 pm
A Thing That Uses
Vashon Loop - ... "person" part out of the title because using the word "user" as a placeholder for those who might choose to use the Vashon Park system always gives me the feeling that the human part has been left out of the equation. I am also reminded of a ... Read more...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 -- 3:56 pm
The Stars come out at Water Works Studio
Vashon Loop - Waterworks Studio always puts on a stellar show for the Vashon Island Holiday Art Studio Tour, but for 2014 it's a virtual meteor shower of Island artists. The stars come out on Friday, December 5 between 6 pm and 9 pm for the Waterworks Preview and continue to shine December 6 & 7 and 13 & 14 from 10 am to 4 pm each day. Read more...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 -- 2:56 pm
Metro Transit on holiday schedules for Thanksgiving
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... serve the University of Washington. When the UW is not in session, there will be some bus trip reductions. Also, the Vashon and West Seattle routes of the King County Water Taxi do not operate on Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving) or Friday, Nov. 28, ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 -- 7:33 am
Traffic/Transit Today: Wednesday watch; holiday info
West Seattle Blog - * Washington State Ferries ' Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run will keep a normal schedule . WSF reminds you that lines will be longest in the westbound direction this afternoon/evening. Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 10:42 pm
Vashon family Film Festival
Vashon Loop - Vashon Film Society presents the Vashon Family Film Festival on Saturday, November 22 from 12 noon to 2:15 pm. The afternoon of live action and animated short films is brought to the Vashon Theatre every year by Northwest Film Forum's Liz Shepherd. Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 10:42 pm
Water Walking into the Darkness
Vashon Loop - ... recent angiogram, I felt motivated for the first time in my life to exercise, and signed up for water walking at the Vashon Athletic Club. I go three days a week. The class attendees are an eclectic collection of islanders, some whom I've known for ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 10:42 pm
Free Bilingual Preschool Opens
Vashon Loop - Pictured from top left clockwise are: Christiano Threlkeld-Flores, Ivan Kennedy, Deena Paz Hernandez , Alejandra Esquiviez, Caden Kiehnle, Kirby Little, Roxanne Lyons , and Luis Nunez Hernandez On Monday, November 3rd, 20 children excitedly entered room 105 at Chautauqua for their first day of Mi Escuelita Spanish/English bilingual preschool. Earlier this year, Vashon Island School District secured an annual $150,000 grant to fund this groundbreaking free preschool program for income eligible families on Vashon. Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 8:56 pm
Pat Reardon & Jenny Bell at The Hardware Store
Vashon Loop - ... on by, enjoy some delicious food and a tasty beverage or two...and listen to some beautiful music! Brought to you by Vashon Events and The Hardware Store. Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 8:56 pm
Vashon Island Singer Songwriter Showcase
Vashon Loop - Vashon Events presents an evening song and story.The first annual singer-songwriter showcase will feature over a dozen artists. Each artist will have 5 minutes to play 2-3 songs and tell the stories behind them. Read more...




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