The Vashon Loop
- 2021 Vashon Island Concerts in the Park
The Vashon Park District and Vashon Events have announced the lineup for the annual Summer Concerts in the Park. The extremely popular and free outdoor concert series will begin on Thursday, August 5th and run through Thursday, August 26th. All concerts will start at 7:30pm and are held in Ober Park on Vashon Island. This […]
- Island Historian Presents Talk on Mosquito Fleet
Island historian Jean Findlay will provide unique insight and information about Puget Sound’s historical steamboats during the Vashon Heritage Museum’s next monthly Museum Talk series “Stories of Our Mosquito Fleets,” taking place at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, August 12, on Zoom, for free. Findlay, a retired elementary school teacher, is a member of the museum’s […]
- Vashon Kids Beats COVID
Essential program serves families throughout COVID “I am an essential worker for King County,” explains a Vashon Kids mom, “Plain and simple, I would not have been able to keep my job if it weren’t for Vashon Kids. The VK team was awesome before COVID, but what they did to provide not just the enrichment […]
- The Five Fork Pancake And flaming marshmallow camping adventures
“Oh … look at that!” Seán exclaimed as he screeched to a stop and abruptly lurched off the road at the old Minglement. Thankfully, it was a ‘local’ behind us who forgave the somewhat erratic maneuver. “What’s up?” I said as Seán’s terrier jumped off my lap to leap over to Seán’s side and look […]
- AFOG: Another Foolish Opportunity for Growth
The experience of falling and breaking a vertebra has turned out to be a much bigger deal than I could have imagined. A few days of denial and agony at home, then a few days in the hospital – St. Anne’s, formerly Highline – and then three weeks in a rehabilitation facility. I am not […]
- This Dragon is Delicious!
In hot countries, hot dishes and spicy foods help people sweat, and thus cool off. Here, we rather like cold soups. Today, I give you a Chinese soup that’s served hot or tepid. My daughter Suzanna Leigh, whose inspirational motif is the dragon, gave me the name for it. We call it Dragon Soup because […]
- The Day the Earth Stood Still
The other night I finally got around to watching “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” I had intended to watch the original 1951 movie but saw that there was a remake in 2008 that I hadn’t seen, so I watched that. If you are unfamiliar, the original, which I saw as a kid, was a […]
“…And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!” Macbeth- Billy S. I decided to take the teevee plunge the other night and punched the square with the smiling A on it, and right at the top of the page that came up was a whole block dedicated […]
- Kenny Alton on display at PSCCU
I built my first altar in honor of my dog Blue after her passing and continued to create personal spiritual altars as gifts for friends and for showing.I feel that by creating a sacred space (temenos) helps keep the practice of gratitude and heartfelt consciousness consistent in one’s life.I use recycled materials and keep the […]
- Why should the threat to Taiwan concern us in WA? | Brunell
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Unfortunately, what happens in Taiwan doesn’t just stay in Taiwan — it impacts us. Why should the threat to Taiwan concern us in WA? | Brunell Wire Service
- Trooper Eric Gunderson’s family issues statement about his death from COVID-19
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Press release answers inquiries about his vaccination status Trooper Eric Gunderson’s family issues statement about his death from COVID-19 Steve Hunter
- Election 2021: Closer look at King County races | Roegner
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The race for Mayor of Seattle will dominate the regional media, but for most of the suburbs, it is the King County Executive and the King County Council races that …
- State AG Ferguson leads effort supporting local journalism
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Federal legislation offers tax credits to subscribers, businesses and news organizations State AG Ferguson leads effort supporting local journalism Wire Service
- King County councilmember proposes program to aid transition of Afghan interpreters who served the U.S. overseas
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Program would provide job training and learning opportunities for Afghan interpreters and advisors. King County councilmember proposes program to aid transition of …
- Inslee: No ‘massive disruptions’ as worker vax rates hit 90%
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. A surge in vaccinations has eased concern about service slowdowns ahead of a Monday deadline. Inslee: No ‘massive disruptions’ as worker vax rates hit 90% Wire Ser …
- Vashon Nature Center awarded NOAA grant for work in schools
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. VNC’s mission is to create impactful nature experiences through community science, research & education Vashon Nature Center awarded NOAA grant for work in sch …
- Vandals strike at Vashon Theatre
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Vashon Theatre’s box office window was smashed in the evening of Oct. 7. Vandals strike at Vashon Theatre Elizabeth Shepherd
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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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
- Ford's Merseyside investment to secure 500 UK jobs
The carmaking giant is investing £230m in its Halewood plant as it moves to electrify its vehicles.
- Sir David Amess death: Jo Cox's husband had 'physical reaction' to killing
Brendan Cox, whose wife was killed in 2016, had a "physical reaction" to Sir David Amess' death.
- What is the metaverse?
What does it mean, and what have Facebook and Fortnite got to do with it?
- Bouncer shortage a 'threat to public safety', warn nightlife bosses
Nightclub bosses want government action as bouncers quit and EU workers leave the UK.
- McIlroy wins CJ Cup for 20th PGA Tour title
Rory McIlroy bounces back from Ryder Cup disappointment as he cards a final-round six-under-par 66 to win the CJ Cup and secure his 20th PGA Tour title.
- What Newcastle need to do to stay up – Murphy analysis
Danny Murphy says Newcastle's defeat by Tottenham was a reminder of where they need to improve and strengthen if they are going to avoid relegation this season.
- Boy, 16, arrested over Glasgow train station murder
The teenager has been arrested over the murder of Justin McLaughlin, 14, in Glasgow on Saturday.
- Klarna to offer pay now option ahead of FCA review
The firm says people should mostly "pay with the money they have", rather than take out credit.