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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 2:11 pm
Vashon Park Commissioners Candidates must File by May 15 for November Elections
Vashon Loop - ... do not direct the staff in any way except through the ED. Island citizens from all walks of life have served on the Vashon Park Board over the last 31 years. Many came initially because they were interested in a particular park, or a particular ... Read more...
Saturday, May 9, 2015 -- 12:46 pm
Ferry Tacoma remains out of service
Seattle Times - ... into service," she said. "That would be ideal." In the meantime, the Issaquah, which was removed from the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run Friday afternoon, has taken over the Tacoma's route. While the Issaquah can accommodate the walk-on traffic of ... Read more...
Saturday, May 9, 2015 -- 8:58 am
Ferry Update: Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth back to 3 boats
West Seattle Blog - The Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth state-ferry run is back to three boats this morning. But it's at lower-than-usual capacity; the once-retired Evergreen State has been added to partly make up for the Issaquah's move to the Bainbridge Island run while M/V Tacoma is repaired after its Friday afternoon breakdown . Read more...
Friday, May 8, 2015 -- 11:37 am
Mermaid Dadbod Clickbait Penis Poll
The Stranger - ... Those are my words. After the Whitney debacle, Shapiro started studying acupuncture and Chinese medicine and moved to Vashon Island and mostly disappeared from the art world. These days, she told Graves, "I usually show at the credit union on ... Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 12:29 pm
ED Talks: Nature and Environment on the Rock
Vashon Loop - Vashon High School students dissecting coyote scat to help determine these animals' diet suring one of VHS science teacher Elisabeth Jellison's biology class citizen science projects. Their findings will be presented on a scientific poster at ED Talks. Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 12:29 pm
Vashon Writers' Office Island Book Reviews
Vashon Loop - ... canvas of life unintentionally and generally without regret. As such, most islanders are unaware that the Vashon they know and love is considered to be, by the Seattle Writing Scene, "an island of writers." Our goal, as members of the VWO, is to ... Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 12:29 pm
KVSH to Host Island Non-profits on GiveBIG Day
Vashon Loop - ... to your favorite non-profits and whatever you give will be "stretched" by The Seattle Foundation. This year Voice of Vashon's KVSH 101.9FM will be the Island broadcast hub for Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG Day. Vashon's participating non-profits will ... Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 12:29 pm
First World Problem
Vashon Loop - ... in 1989 I had attended the first public meeting regarding the introduction of the then new foot ferry service from Vashon to downtown Seattle, and at the time was a bit shocked to hear that only three bicycles would be allowed on the ferry at a ... Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 12:28 pm
The Case for the Lesser Known Opera
Vashon Loop - ... event. My parents, having a daughter who is an opera singer, have attended many operas. Oh - so many operas! When Vashon Opera became an opportunity for me to choose which operas we produced my father asked, " Why don't you do something interesting? ... Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 12:28 pm
Truth, Joy, Being, and a Symphony of Color:
Vashon Loop - I'm embarrassed to say it took me 15 years to finally visit the light filled and prolific studio and factory of Irene Otis, at stop number 16, our Vashon institution of tiles and insight, color and hope. It was a challenge to stay on task and take in the art, as I so much wanted to discuss issues of joy, freedom, suffering and faith, which arose in Irene's refreshingly candid discussion of her recent trip to a Buddhist monastery in Myanmar. Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 9:32 pm
Totem Carving at Vashon Forest Stewards
Vashon Loop - For several months, Tlingit artist Odin Lonning has been working on multiple projects, including a large totem commission. Starting this weekend, Saturday and Sunday May 2 3 from 10 AM to 5 PM, the public is invited to Vashon Forest Stewards to view two totem poles nearing completion, as well as the artist's educational display and a variety of pieces for sale -- just in time for Mother's Day. Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 9:32 pm
Salish Sea Spring Early Music Triptych
Vashon Loop - Early Flutes in Ulaanbaatar: Jeffrey Cohan heralded the first days of spring in snowy Mongolia with concerts at the Mongolian State Opera House , the US Ambassador's residence, and throughout China. Celebrate the boisterous cacophony of spring right here at home on Vashon with the diverse musical atmospheres of Italy in 1600, France and Europe in 1750, and Germany and Austria in 1820 in this Spring Festival musical triptych at Bethel Church, all on period instruments. Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 9:32 pm
Burlesco Notturno HOT
Vashon Loop - Vashon's shiniest, funniest, naughtiest event returns, with an even hotter extravanganza Falling on the weekend of Beltane, Burlesco Notturno HOT calls to mind the ancient May Day festival of fertility and fire a celebration of the power of heat and new beginnings, falling into place as the sun waxes its way strongly into summer. Madame X, along with her trusted companion the lawyer, returns with extraordinary new inspirations that burn with passion and incandescence. Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 9:32 pm
Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra presents Mozart in Prague
Vashon Loop - "My Praguers understand me"Mozart's famous quote is the inspiration for Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra's spring concert. The program features Mozart masterpieces and charismatic works by Czech composers, including the dreamy "Idyll" by Leos Janacek and a collection of movements by Smetana, Suk and Martinu. Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 9:31 pm
N2N In Action
Vashon Loop - ... with the same question: How can The Center help them remain independent in their homes. James is a ruggedly handsome Vashon guy with a gravelly voice, to whom that "things happen in life" event happened. After a very interesting career in the movie ... Read more...
Friday, April 24, 2015 -- 3:33 pm
My First Car
Vashon Loop - ... that it just lived at our house where it slowly rusted away at the bottom of the peach orchard. Because of being Vashon, Mom never took the keys out of the ignition and pretty soon they were frozen in there, which made it easier for Mike and me to ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -- 9:08 am
Where to Go This Weekend: Vashon Island, WA
Sunset Magazine - ... founder of the island's popular King Caramel line of candies, recently opened The Sugar Shack in the heart of Vashon town (17636 100th Ave. S.W.; (206) 463-3782). The Shack, a community kitchen and gathering space centered on food, showcases local ... Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 2:04 pm
READ: Read, Enjoy, And Discover
Vashon Loop - ... a problem we saw in the world. After some deliberation, the answer became clear: I would help the children of Vashon become more confident readers. And with this, READ was born. READ stands for Read, Enjoy, And Discover. It is as much a mission ... Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 2:04 pm
Voice of Vashon Looks to Future: Launches Membership Program
Vashon Loop - Vashon Island's community broadcasting operation has launched a membership program, looking to the future and the need for a steady and reliable source of funding to sustain all the services the organization provides. The new membership donation program makes it easy for Islanders to lend their support and help provide year round cash flow. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 2:04 pm
Enrique Henao Classical Guitar
Vashon Loop - World class master of the acoustic guitar, Enrique Henao will come to Vashon on Friday April 24 and perform a solo concert at the Vashon United Methodist Church. Earlier in the day, Mr Henao will play for students at McMurray Middle School. Read more...




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