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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 11:43 am
VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday's storm as seen from Seahurst
The Waterland Blog - ... system moving through the region. to sunset," Chris said. "View is NE from Seahurst, looking at the north end of Vashon, Blake Island, and the southern tip of Bainbridge." Watch closely and you can see the Vashon ferry zipping back and forth, as ... Read more...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -- 8:15 pm
Use the Fauntleroy ferry dock? Two alerts, from WSF and KCWTD
West Seattle Blog - Starting Saturday, Oct. 18 through Tuesday, Oct. 21, customers travelling on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route are advised to prepare for longer than usual wait times due to a possible vessel downsizing and a two-boat schedule. The temporary downsizing and 2-boat schedule may be needed in order to maintain a full, system-wide sailing schedule while the Wenatchee is out of service for its annual mandatory U.S. Coast Guard safety inspection. Read more...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -- 10:24 am
Vashon Thriftway honored with special grocery industry award
Vashon Loop - Vashon Thriftway owner Norm Mathews, center, accepts the Washington Food Industry Association's 2014 "Excellence in Operations" award surrounded by employees, friends and community members. Norm Mathews, owner of the Vashon Thriftway, was presented with the 2014 "Excellence in Operations" award by the Washington Food Industry Association. Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 7:01 pm
A Pool for All Seasons
Vashon Loop - ... the realm of water will be on Island this weekend. Lynne Cox of 'Swimming to Antarctica' fame will be speaking at the Vashon Theatre this Sunday from 1-3pm as a fundraiser for the Seals Swim Team. An amazing book- an amazing person. An experience ... Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 7:01 pm
KVSH 101.9FM to Air Monday, October 13
Vashon Loop - Voice of Vashon will make history at 7am on Monday, October 13 when KVSH 101.9FM begins broadcasting. It will be the first new community FM station to go on the air in the Puget Sound Region. Read more...
Sunday, October 12, 2014 -- 2:03 pm
RMAF 2014: Reichert Redux
Stereophile - ... points and festive was how it felt listening to music in the Chapman Audio Systems room. Stuart Chapman Jones (from Vashon, WA) played quality music to excellent effect via the modest but full-range Chapman T-5 loudspeakers ($4995) and a Hegel DAC ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 9:25 pm
Open Space for Arts & Community proudly presents the Cider Fest Stomp and Fly Fridayz
Vashon Loop - We get a yearning every fall here at Open Space, an itching in our feet and a jiggle in our legs, and we start to hear the imaginary strains of something we need to move to and we know it's time to dance. So we are pleased as punch to welcome The Great Divide and the Jeff Kanzler Band to the Cider Fest Stomp on Saturday, October 11! You can wrap up a fantastic 2014 Cider Fest at Open Space, and kick up your heels on Vashon's biggest dance floor, to music from our island's favorite musicians. Read more...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 9:25 pm
Crop Circles Talk and Slide Show
Vashon Loop - The enigmatic subject of crop circles will be the focus of a talk and slide show presentation at Vashon Intuitive Arts. Crop circle enthusiast and former Vashon Islander Mark Schrader will be speaking on his five summertime visits to Wiltshire, UK between 2008 and 2013 to experience the crop circle phenomenon. Read more...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 9:25 pm
National Theatre Live
Vashon Loop - ... to the Young Vic following his Critics' Circle Award-winning Three Sisters. A Street Car Named Desire is part of the Vashon Theatre's "Stage to Screen" Series. This collection of performances is filmed in front of a live theatre audience at various ... Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 7:20 am
Shape Up Vashon 1 month Walk, Run, Cycle Blitz
Vashon Loop - For our early fall event, Shape Up Vashon is offering guided walks, runs and a bike event from Sept 18-Oct 19. Free and open to everyone. Just meet at the times and places noted. Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 7:20 am
Crush the Fog
Vashon Loop - ... in a healing ceremony led by Michael Meade. Celebrate life with music by our youth bands and Island musicians. Vashon has been shaken to the core by a recent series of premature deaths that have occurred in a short period of time. One death in a ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 9:47 pm
Vashon Chamber Music 2014-2015 Season
Vashon Loop - Artistic Directors Rowena Hammill and Douglas Davis are pleased to partner once again with Vashon Allied Arts to present the sixth season of Vashon Chamber Music. Travel across Europe with Vashon Chamber Music's 2014-2015 concert series, featuring four programs with international flavor, paying tribute to the great composers of England, Russia, Italy, Germany and France. Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 9:47 pm
Dock to Dock
Vashon Loop - ... and a few pictures taken. No registration necessary just show up and run! How easy is that? The course follows the Vashon Highway from the Tahlequah ferry gate to the North End ferry gate, with two manned and two unmanned water stops along the ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 9:46 pm
Audubon Presents Bianca Perla and the 2014 BioBlitz
Vashon Loop - Variety: the spice of life! Vashon Nature Center Director Bianca Perla will discuss the importance of biodiversity through presenting major findings of the 2014 Vashon Nature Center Bioblitz, a 24-hour species marathon where scientists, naturalists, and local community members come together to discover as many species as they can in an island preserve in one full day and night. There have been 3 Bioblitzes on Vashon so far. Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 9:46 pm
Seattle film director Griffiths brings "Lucky Them" to Vashon Theatre
Vashon Loop - Vashon, Washington Vashon Film Society welcomes influential Seattle film director Megan Griffiths back to the Vashon Theatre on Friday, October 3 for a presentation of her newest film "Lucky Them." Griffiths visited the island a few months ago for the screening of her gripping human trafficking drama "Eden," but another side of her talents is displayed with this refreshing romantic dramedy starring Toni Collette. Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 9:46 pm
Vashon School District Makes Top 10
Vashon Loop - Vashon Island School District was listed in Puget Sound Business Journal's Puget Sound Region Top 10 Neighborhoods based on school performance . Each year, The State Board of Education releases its school achievement index. Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 9:46 pm
Conversation about our future on Vashon
Vashon Loop - ... uptick in demand for action, and we can only hope that this will be the catalyst we have been waiting for. What we on Vashon need to take away from this is that our future will be essentially different from the present, so it is incumbent on us to ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -- 5:03 pm
Cycling: How a 'Weenie' somehow survived the Passport to Pain
Seattle Times - A few years ago a biking bud invited me to participate in an organized bicycle ride on Vashon called T he Passport to Pain, or P2P f or short. The word "pain" in the title convinced me to decline. Read more...
Sunday, September 21, 2014 -- 4:40 am
Global marches draw attention to climate change
WTOP-FM Washington - ... 2014. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) (21 Sep 2014) APPHOTO NYCR116: Marchers with a group called from Vashon, Washington, march along 6th Ave. during the People's Climate March in New York Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Craig ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 2:57 pm
Driver critically hurt in Vashon crash with tour bus
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A passenger car driver suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning after colliding with a tour bus full of children on Vashon Island. Three private tour buses were toting children from out of town on a field trip about 11:30 a.m. when one of the buses hit a car nearly head-on in the 24700 block of Vashon Highway Southwest, according to King County Sheriff's Office reports. Read more...

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