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Thursday, March 5, 2015 -- 10:48 pm
1A boys basketball: Vashon Island runs away from King's Way Christian
The Columbian - Vashon Island proved to be a tough draw, and the Knights didn't play with the competitive toughness needed to stay with a talented, hungry opponent. The result was a 61-41 win for the championship-minded Pirates on Thursday night in a Class 1A state quarterfinal game that was never a contest. Read more...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 -- 8:35 pm
Love me Some Townes Van Zandt
Vashon Loop - Love me Some Townes Van Zandt brings together Vashon musicians Loren Sinner, Kat Eggleston, Jeff Kanzler, Michael Whitmore, Mike Dumovich, Rebekah Kuzma, Gregg Curry along with Star Anna to celebrate the birth date of a true legend of American Songwriting, Townes Van Zandt. This takes place on March 7th at The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie. Read more...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 -- 8:35 pm
"Out of Print," a documentary about the vital role of revival cinema
Vashon Loop - Vashon Film Society presents "Out of Print," a documentary about the vital role of revival cinema, on March 6 as part of the First Friday Art Film Series at the Vashon Theatre. Made by passionate first-time documentarian Julia Marchese, the film profiles the New Beverly Cinema, a renowned single screen movie theater in Los Angeles. Read more...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 -- 8:34 pm
SPOKE - Grand Opening Reception
Vashon Loop - ... back third of the space from the front two thirds allowing for heat retention for classes to be held by Bikram Yoga Vashon who will be moving its operations to Spoke. ( www.bikramyogavashon.com ). In addition the moveable wall will allow for ... Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 12:05 pm
Wash. transportation projects that never happened
KREM-TV Spokane - Wash. transportation projects that never happened Remember when the state thought about building a bridge from Kitsap County to Vashon Island? Check out this story on KREM.com: VASHON ISLAND, Wash. - Tom Langland looks outside his front window at the busiest road in town - that one with just a single stoplight on a single two-lane highway. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 12:22 pm
Followup: Future West Seattle Water Taxi, M/V Doc Maynard, taking shape
West Seattle Blog - With the county launching Water Taxi Watch and planning the debut of the new Vashon Island Water Taxi M/V Sally Fox for late March, we asked how construction is proceeding with West Seattle's new vessel, the M/V Doc Maynard . In response, the county Department of Transportation shared the photo taken at All American Marine in Bellingham, where, KCDOT spokesperson Rochelle Ogershok says, "Last week the engines were inserted into the hull and the cabin was also attached to the hull. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 3:10 pm
Wondering where the boat is? King County now has 'Water Taxi Watch'
West Seattle Blog - ... he county yet (we're checking), BikeVashon says the first new Water Taxi, M/V Sally Fox (which will be on the Seattle-Vashon route), is expected to be dedicated March 28th . Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 8:49 am
Coyotes everywhere: Vashon Island's experience
Crosscut.com - A coyote slipped into the darkened field, just as everyone had expected. People at last summer's three-day Vashon Island sheepdog trials had found two sheep dead in the grass that morning. Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 9:48 pm
Acrobatic Conundrum Performs "The Language of Chance"
Vashon Loop - Acrobatic Conundrum's West Coast tour of "The Language of Chance" comes to Open Space for Arts & Community, in Vashon, WA at 7:30 pm on Saturday March 7, 2015. The new performance piece blurs the lines between dance, theater, and circus and offers thrilling circus aerial and acrobatics, delightful clowning, and intriguing physical theatre. Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 9:48 pm
American Denial sheds a unique light
Vashon Loop - Community Cinema Vashon, presented by the Independent Television Service , Independent Lens, and Voice of Vashon is excited to offer a screening of American Denial, a film by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers, and Kelly Thomson. American Denial sheds a unique light on the unconscious political and moral world of modern Americans. Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 9:47 pm
Kanaka Celebration at Open Space for Arts & Community
Vashon Loop - ... learn about and celebrate the 'Forgotten Hawaiians'. Hawaiian artists have brought tremendous magic to the island of Vashon and Open Space for Arts & Community - singer songwriter Makana has played three sold-out shows at Open Space, and spoken word ... Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 9:47 pm
Water/Craft
Vashon Loop - ... water ran a bit later than we had planned on, and we arrived a bit late for the six o'clock start of the Friends of Vashon Pool meeting. As it was though, we were there in time to see the graphic representation of the retractable pool roof that is ... Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 9:47 pm
Labor of Love Auction Begins February 25
Vashon Loop - Vashon's favorite auction, the Labor of Love online auction to benefit Vashon Community Care will soon be open for bidding! The Labor of Love auction begins at noon on Wednesday, February 25, and runs for two weeks, concluding at noon on March 11. To participate in the auction or to donate an item or service, go to www.LaborofLoveVashon.org . Above is one of the items included in the auction, a red fluted, fused glass vase, made by Kasia Anna Studio. Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 7:02 am
Traffic/Transit Today: Thursday on the move; ferry switch
West Seattle Blog - FERRY SWITCH: Washington State Ferries says that starting today on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run, "the 87-vehicle Evergreen State will replace the 124-vehicle Cathlamet for approximately two weeks while the Cathlamet moves to Seattle/Bremerton to replace another vessel undergoing emergent repairs. Passengers should note that the Evergreen State has been moved back into service to maintain the three-boat schedule on the route. Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 9:12 pm
NT Live Treasure Island
Vashon Loop - NT Live Treasure Island Thursday, February 19th at 6:00pm Saturday, February 21st at 1:00pm Suitable for 10 years + At the Vashon Theatre Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It's a dark, stormy night. Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 9:11 pm
I Am Vashon
Vashon Loop - Vashon is an island characterized by its natural beauty and uniquely rich arts scene. Running through its verdant forests, bucolic pastures and majestic vistas is a spirit that inspires musicians to call this place their home. Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 9:11 pm
Celebrating Vashon for 11 years of building a progressive movement
Vashon Loop - The Backbone Campaign celebrates 11 years of community engagement, artful activism and political theatre this month. Renowned writer Chris Hedges recently gave a shout out to the work of Vashon's own Backbone as one of a few key "Professional Revolutionist" organizations, the Backbone Campaign. Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 9:11 pm
KVSH-LP Shines its Work Day Spotlight on Music
Vashon Loop - Now Islanders at their desks and in local Vashon businesses can count on a steady diet of music on KVSH-FM throughout each weekday. As always, the "Morning Scramble" kicks off the weekday from 8 to 11 am, with a different team of personalities each morning bringing their own unique musical sensibilities to the airwaves. Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 9:11 pm
Oscar Night shines spotlight on creativity, fun and thrift shop glamour
Vashon Loop - Vashon Film Society rolls out the red carpet for its eighteenth annual Oscar Night at the Vashon Theatre on Sunday, February 22. The all-ages scholarship gala's festivities start at 4 pm when a vintage limo pulls up to the red carpet at the front entrance of the movie theatre. An Academy Award nomination is not required to take a spin around the block and arrive in style on the red carpet -- limo rides are just $10 a carload and include a picture of your red carpet arrival taken by photographer John Sage. Read more...
Sunday, February 15, 2015 -- 11:21 am
VoV High School Mentoring Program
Vashon Loop - Voice of Vashon has realized another long-held dream succession. We are doing that in collaboration with faculty and students at Vashon High School to bring talented young people into the VoV fold. Read more...




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