The Vashon Loop

  • Herbs for Health
    Whatever health problem besets you, there is a natural remedy that will supplement and make more effective whatever prescription the doctor gave you.  In fact, I’ve found that the appropriate herb or spice may make a visit to the clinic unnecessary and have no unpleasant side effects. For instance, once I had a bladder infection, […]

  • Daddy’s Leg
    Alley Sheffield, my mother’s father, lost a leg around 1920. I don’t know how he lost it, or which leg he lost, only that he lost a leg. The story that came down to me from my aunt, Sister, was that after he lost his leg he was unable to support a family with five […]

  • The Microbiome
    In the last year, a revolution in thinking about the dynamics of life on this planet has occurred.  The idea behind this revolution is that, except possibly in the very beginning, life has designed this world rather than just being the passive recipient of beneficent geophysical conditions that randomly occurred on our planet.  This is […]

  • “Family”
    It happened again last week. It of course is that thing that comes at the end of when you get a puppy and run through many calendars only to find that that puppy is not around to bump up against your leg in the kitchen anymore. This was a good run though- Zeek nearly made […]

  • Windage and Elevation
    ‘We got another problem’. , John shouted out to me…! I was outside and he was inside the cabin as we were working to repair or replace a large window.  The old cabin had shifted and the old widow had been altered to a very much out of square configuration.. some glass had broken and […]

  • Love Me or Leave Me
    What happens when a letter crafted uniquely for one reader is put on stage for all to see? Intimate thoughts laid bare, intended for one, are held up for us like a mirror, making us reflect on our own hearts, lives, desires, and times. Letters Aloud’s “LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME—letters of longing, loving, and […]

  • In the Mood for Love
    Women have had a much greater impact on the Broadway Musical than is generally acknowledged. David Armstrong, Artistic Director Emeritus of The 5th Avenue Theatre, will share the fascinating stories, and timeless musical creations of top lyricists and composers such as Dorothy Fields, Carolynn Leigh, Betty Comden, Janine Tesouri, Lucy Simon, Cindi Lauper and more! […]

  • Best of the Seattle Comedy Competition
    Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Vashon Theatre with the best stand-up comedy Seattle has to offer! Seattle comedian Claire Webber will be our host for the evening. Drew Dunn, 2018 SICC Champion and Vashon Audience Favorite will be back on our stage to headline the show! If you love our annual Thanksgiving Eve Comedy Night, you’re […]

  • Dangers of PSE LNG Plant Extend Beyond Local Issues
    The Puget Sound Energy compressed liquid natural gas (LNG) plant in Tacoma has just received its final construction permit. The plan is rife with local issues regarding plant safety in a dense urban area, violation of Puyallup tribal rights, and false narratives from PSE regarding the cost and usefulness to PSE ratepayers and the maritime […]

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Find out when School Schedules change due to weather

Direct link to the Vashon School District Emergency Information – Snow/Weather Schedule changes page can be found here. http://flashalert.net/news.html?id=4288

Stay updated on most King County Schools here: Public Schools Emergency Communication System. www.schoolreport.org

South Sound and Kitsap School information can be found here: www.pugetinfo.net/

Vashon Weather, Forecast, Pass Report & Tide Table

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Extended Forcast and more Current Weather Conditions on the New Weather Page

Vashon Be Prepared – Voice of Vashon – Update

Whenever something happens that you need to know about, we’ll get it out there for you. Stay tuned, Stay warm, stay safe, and stay tuned to VoV Standing By at 1650 am on your AM radio dial.

Do you know what to do? What would you do if your home were damaged so bad you could not stay there? How would you cope with the power being out for seven days or longer? How would you help your neighbor? Making sure that not only you are ready but so will your pets. www.VashonBePrepared.org

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