The Vashon Loop

  • Art Works by Steffon Moody
    “Art Works by Steffon Moody” opens Friday, March 1st from 6-9pm at The Hardware Store Gallery and runs through March 31st. His 3rd annual show at the Hardware Store Gallery will feature portraits of island personalities, landscapes in oil, charcoal drawings, graphite drawings and inks. Steffon embraces a broad range of subject matter with the […]

  • Vashon Chamber Music Tenth Anniversary Season
    Vashon Chamber Music is excited to present its tenth anniversary season this spring. Three Monday night concerts will take place on March 4, 25 and April 22 featuring fine Pacific Northwest musicians. The first concert on March 4 will be at Vashon Center for the Arts and is entitled Cello Virtuosity III. It will be […]

  • Oscar Night at the Vashon Theatre!
    Doors open at 4PM for Red Carpet Festivities: – Popcorn, treats, beer and wine bar open! – Bring your own camera for Photo Ops! – Make your award predictions & fill out a ballot! Drop it off in the lobby by 5PM for a chance to win the GRAND PRIZE!!! Show starts at 5PM! – […]

  • Love Those Legumes
    Beans, lentils, and peanuts are all classed as legumes. They all contain protein, but require some grain to present a food with complete protein. Some people totally refuse beans, thinking they all cause gas. In truth, only canned beans cause gas. At our house we usually start with bulk dry beans, soak them overnight, drain […]

  • Coffee and Prayer
    My friend Sonya came to visit for a few days the other week. Her daughter and son-in-law gave her a Kindle for Christmas, and while she was here she got onto my computer and logged into one of her library accounts to download a book. When she was done, she got up and walked away […]

  • Is That Our Future You’re Eating?
    Last month’s column was given the title of the column from the issue before (Reflections On Money).  The title should have been “Soil Regeneration.”  If you passed on reading it because you thought you already read it, please check it out.  If you can no longer find an old issue, you can find it at […]

  • UFO’s
    There were UFO’s spotted over Washington D.C. in 1950.  UFO is an Air Force word meaning “unidentified flying object.”  John and I both belonged to the Ground Observer Corps and were very proud of our pins in the shape of wings.  We kids were excited and grew aware of everything in the sky…including suspicious Soviet […]

  • Delilah Pearl & The Mantarays
    Put on your dancing shoes, your skinny ties, those sartorial dark-rimmed glasses and lets swango again like we did last night. Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays crafts a signature sound and a style all their own. Throw in a bit of 1940’s hepcat jazz, a heap of modern soul and R&B, a smoky torch ballad […]

  • Protecting the Sacred an Afternoon with Winona Duke
    Join the community in an empowering and uplifting afternoon of live music, welcoming ceremonies by Puyallup tribal leaders, and an inspiring talk by internationally renowned post-petroleum activist, Winona LaDuke. Gather to raise money for Winona’s non-profit organization, Honor the Earth, and for the Puyallup Water Protectors. This event supports the important work of these indigenous […]

Vashon Beachcomber

  • Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. ‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’ Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says Ashley Hiruko

  • Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. “We’re everywhere, we’re in every profession, and contribute to your island’s vibrant life.” Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit Paul Ro …

  • Lawmakers propose new watercraft restrictions to save southern resident orcas
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Whale watchers and environmentalists are working out measures to reduce the impacts of vessels. Lawmakers propose new watercraft restrictions to save southern resi …

  • VIPP volunteers rescue dog after long effort
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Henry, the runaway rescue dog that has captured the hearts of islanders, is safe and recovering. VIPP volunteers rescue dog after long effort Susan Riemer

  • Vashon wrestlers faced tough competition at State
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Despite a strong start, the team ended up in the middle of the pack Vashon wrestlers faced tough competition at State Sarah Low

  • Drama Dock’s `Odd Couple’ delights
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. A talented cast shines in a play about women, for women, starring women. Drama Dock’s `Odd Couple’ delights Lauri Hennessey

  • Vashon showed its true colors in search for dog
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. At this time, most of the people on Vashon most likely will have heard that my dog Henry was captured and is in a safe place now, where he can readjust to life wit …

  • Murals: Different perspective proves useful
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. In response to Swaneagle Fitzgerald’s letter (“Local mural needs to be addressed,” Feb. 14), I sympathize with Ms. Fitzgerald’s reaction to the admittedly groan-wo …

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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