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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...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 8:56 pm
Bolshoi Ballet Coming this Fall to the Vashon Theatre
Vashon Loop - Cast Svetlana Zakharova , Ruslan Skvortsov and Nina Kaptsova . Young Englishman Lord Wilson is travelling through Egypt when a powerful storm breaks out. Read more...
Monday, November 17, 2014 -- 7:22 am
Traffic/Transit Today: Monday on the move
West Seattle Blog - Aside from some early delays on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth ferry route, traffic and transit have been more-or-less normal so far in our area this morning. Read more...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -- 6:41 pm
Pure Color
Vashon Loop - Vashon is full of creative, pure and thoughtful minds. I imagine many color lovers are among us. Read more...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -- 6:41 pm
The Sacred Whale
Vashon Loop - In observance of Native American Heritage Month, we -- Orca Annie and Odin Lonning -- will present "THE SACRED WHALE: Requiem for Ruffles ," on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00 PM in the Vashon Land Trust Building. Though we will provide an update on the status of our endangered Southern Resident killer whales, we intend for this year's talk to be primarily a loving reflection on Ruffles and other Resident orcas, past and present. Read more...
Saturday, November 8, 2014 -- 10:36 pm
A Story Told to Children
Vashon Loop - ... of levels, not the least of which had to do with an Island story line I have joined recently- that of the Friends of Vashon Pool. At the last meeting for that group, I found that two of the members had had a private audience with the Mr. Ameling who ... Read more...
Saturday, November 8, 2014 -- 10:36 pm
Times of My Life With Brian Brown, "Media Days in Manhattan"
Vashon Loop - Vashon resident Brian Brown, a former newspaper reporter, wire service correspondent, television documentarian and commentator, magazine writer and editor, as well as a political speech writer, comedy collaborator, media strategist and publicist for Time Magazine, will be the upcoming speaker for Vashon Community Care's Telling Stories speaker series, November 9 at 4:30 pm at Bethel Church on Vashon. Commenting on his three decades with Time-Life Brown asserts that "they were the last great years in news magazine publishing. Read more...
Saturday, November 8, 2014 -- 10:36 pm
Harbor School service learning
Vashon Loop - ... The students rebuilt the Eden Reframed garden at the B.A.R.C. Skatepark to promote bees. They worked with both our Vashon Food Bank and the Northwest Harvest Food Bank to prepare food. There were visits to both the Pioneer Square Medical Clinic and ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -- 11:43 pm
Vashon Schools Foundation thanks Donors
Vashon Loop - The Vashon Schools Foundation hosted a Major Donor Thank You event on the evening of October 23rd located in the former Nirvana restaurant space in Vashon town. Invitees included private individuals and business owners in the Vashon community who had made large scale donations to the Foundation during the 2014 fundraising campaign. Read more...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -- 11:42 pm
Live Fashion Show & Exuberant Film Showcase Women's Ageless Style
Vashon Loop - Island designers Azula Christie Phillips, Sally Shivers and Patricia Toovey are orchestrating a celebratory fashion parade to honor Vashon's ageless fashionistas before the Film Society's screening of "Advanced Style." Photo by Jeff Dunnicliff The collective of island designers dubbed the "Vashonistas" are banding together with Vashon Film Society on Friday, November 7 to co-produce an irrepressible First Friday event celebrating ageless style. Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 7:52 pm
Time to Think Boldly
Vashon Loop - ... time to think boldly and this is what I will be thinking about as the VMICC launches into the new planning cycle for Vashon. I hope you will join in the discussion. Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 7:52 pm
As Long As The Rivers Run
Vashon Loop - ... of the S. Lehmer & D. Fear collections at The Puyallup Tribe Historic Preservation Department This is the season when Vashon's home-bound salmon return to their natal streams. Coho and chum salmon swim up Judd, Shinglemill, Christensen, and Fisher ... Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 7:52 pm
Fading in the Kelp
Vashon Loop - Our endangered Resident orcas brought a glorious October Surprise to Vashon when about 60 of them graced us with a visit on October 17. They traveled south to Point Robinson in the morning and then, as is typical in early fall, they did the East Passage shuffle and turned north again by afternoon. That was my lead until I got confirmation of the dismal news I feared -- another blow to Southern Resident orca recovery. Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 6:27 pm
State Rep. Roger Freeman, D-Federal Way, dies of colon cancer
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... wonderful man: Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Sonya and their two young children," Sen. Sharon Nelson, D-Vashon, Senate Democratic Leader, said in a statement. Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 10:21 pm
Laughter is the best medicine:
Vashon Loop - Vashon, Seattle & Tacoma residents are encouraged to spend a night together laughing for a cause that is no laughing matter: Domestic Violence. The DoVE Project, Vashon's only on-island domestic violence organization will host a Comedy night at the O Space, the doors open at 6:00 PM on Saturday October 25, 2014. Read more...




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