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Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 12:46 am
The Dance Club that Vashon has always needed... is here
Vashon Loop - ... weekend night running in to Seattle just to find a cool place to dance. Now you've got your own place to go, club O: Vashon's own dance club. club O is a regular monthly event, a chance for people to bust through the Friday blues and bust a move ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 12:45 am
The Rebel of the Road
Vashon Loop - ... Sound interesting? Come join us Saturday evening starting with a classic car/hot rod show at 4p.m. In front of The Vashon Theater followed by the 5p.m. showing of the film. Security will be eyeing the ve hicles while their owners are enjoying the ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -- 6:03 am
Waterfront development: Will new rules harm fish, Puget Sound?
Crosscut.com - ... organization. Sound Action's been around a couple of years under its current name, but before that it made news as a Vashon-based organization called Preserve Our Islands. It took on - and defeated in court - a powerfully connected gravel mining ... Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 6:03 am
Vashon, Wash. man seeks his gay partner's federal VA benefits
Stars and Stripes - ... penalized for being gay. "If I had a vagina, and my name was Josephine, this would not be a discussion," the Vashon resident said. "What is the definition of marriage? It's a contract." Last Monday, Lambda Legal, a national advocacy group for ... Read more...
Friday, August 22, 2014 -- 11:28 pm
Vashon Island Sheepdog Classic 2014
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Border Collies relax in the the shade between competitions during the annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic Friday, August 22, 2014, at Misty Isle Farms on Vashon Island, Washington. Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 7:30 am
Traffic/Transit Today: Monday updates; what's ahead, including Highway 99 closure
West Seattle Blog - No major problems right now as the heart of the morning commute approaches. As reported here very early this morning, the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth ferry run is back to three boats. Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 12:54 am
Ferry-alert update: Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth back to 3 boats
West Seattle Blog - We noticed on Washington State Ferries' VesselWatch that the M/V Evergreen State, which broke down on Saturday, was back on the move earlier this hour - and now, WSF has sent official word that it's back to the three-boat Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth for today's morning commute: Necessary repairs on the Evergreen State have been made and the route ... (more) Read more...
Sunday, August 17, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
Raft Up at Vashon Island
Seattle Times - Beulah Ellison-Taylor, bottom right, 7, shields her eyes as she looks up at a drone taking a group photo as Cara Aguilera holds onto her kayak during a world record attempt for most kayaks and canoes rafted up, or held together, at Raft Up at Jensen Point on the waters of Quartermaster Harbor at Vashon Island on Aug. 17, 2014. Read more...
Sunday, August 17, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
WSF side note: About the ferries at Vigor on Harbor Island
West Seattle Blog - With this weekend's Washington State Ferries woes - Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth is still running two boats because the un-mothballed M/V Evergreen State remains out of service - some have wondered about the status of ferries in view at Vigor on Harbor Island. Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 6:22 pm
Ferry passengers frustrated with recent problems
NWCN.com - ... Terminal. Because of mechanical issues on the Evergreen State, they were on a two-boat schedule on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route until further notice. "Well somebody dropped the ball," said Ted Dimitriou, who was riding the ferry from ... Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 2:13 pm
Ferry alert: Boat breakdown on Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route
West Seattle Blog - Traffic was already expected to be heavy on the Washington State Ferries Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth runs today, because of a big event on Vashon Island, and now there's word of a complication - a boat breakdown has put it on a two-boat schedule. Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 10:14 am
Open Air: The 4th Annual Outdoor Aerial Festival at Open Space
Vashon Loop - ... Volta, magnetic Tanya Brno, and the premiere of new trapeze duo Dizzy Daze from Lara Lee Rasberry and Jill Marissa. Vashon favorites four gorgeous ladies Janet, Lynelle, Kathy Zybrk and Arlette Moody premiering a joyful new bungee dance, Tom ... Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 10:14 am
Clinton Fearon
Vashon Loop - ... enjoy the entertainment at these summer events in our very own Ober Park. The concerts are presented and funded by Vashon Park District in association with Vashon Events. If you've never experienced the warmth of community at the cool nights of ... Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 10:14 am
Passing Pain
Vashon Loop - One might ask, given all the entertainment and recreational activities open to one on Vashon on any particular weekend, why anyone would actively strive to join in on an event that touts a passage to pain as its main drawing card, instead of perhaps strolling through local gardens or watching four-legged, furry, obsessive compulsive canines chase ... (more) Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 10:14 am
Traditional Coast Salish Weaving with Karen Reed
Vashon Loop - Chinook/Puyallup basket weaver Karen Reed will exhibit baskets, mats and other examples of her art at the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum on Friday, August 22, 1-4pm, and again on Saturday, August 23, 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 10:13 am
Learn how King County is creating a healthier landscape on tour of Island Center Forest
Vashon Loop - King County and the Vashon Forest Stewards have organized a walking tour on Thursday, Aug. 21 of Island Center Forest, where the county recently completed a stewardship project to improve the overall health of the forest. Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 10:13 am
Call For Nurses Goes Unanswered
Vashon Loop - Vashon Community Care is seeking Registered Nurses to fill part time and full time positions. Read more...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 -- 9:08 am
West Seattle Saturday: Ferry/traffic alerts plus 17 possibilities for the first half of your weekend
West Seattle Blog - Thanks to Bob Venezia for the photo of Lincoln Park's famous birds . Before we get to the highlights for today/tonight from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar , the ferry in the background is a cue for one of today's traffic notes: BIG VASHON ISLAND EVENT: The Washington State Ferries notes weekend traffic between Fauntleroy and Vashon is likely ... (more) Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 2:28 pm
Ann M. Crinklaw
Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal - ... love to give. She is survived by her husband: Donald, her children: Tom and Marlu Peet of Potsdam and Nancy Peet of Vashon, WA., her step-children: Jean and Willy Miller of Nicholville, Judy and John Crowley of Cicero, and Jerry and Angie Crinklaw ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 -- 4:27 pm
Kevin Joyce: Love and Other Demons
Vashon Loop - Island Songwriter, performer and humorist Kevin Joyce will present an intimate solo cabaret show featuring Joyce on guitar and piano, singing original tunes written during his 25 years on Vashon, interspersed with fond stories, and personal reflections Joyce's songs run the gamut from ballads to blues to R&B and alt country, all with his signature ... (more) Read more...

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