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 […]
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 […]
- King County approves low-income Metro fare waivers
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Low-income transit riders could see their King County Metro fares waived beginning in July, after the King County Council voted Feb. 25 to approve a new program. K …
- Council unsatisfied with Sheriff’s response to use of deadly force report
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The King County Sheriff’s Office could be required to explain why it didn’t implement recommendations. Council unsatisfied with Sheriff’s response to use of deadly …
- Voters could vote to affirm subpoena powers for civilian KCSO oversight agency
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The King County charter review commission recommended enshrining the power in the charter. Voters could vote to affirm subpoena powers for civilian KCSO oversight …
- Charter amendments could allow King County Council to remove elected officials
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The change was recommended by the charter review commission. Charter amendments could allow King County Council to remove elected officials Aaron Kunkler
- Democratic lawmakers roll out spending plans for climate change, homelessness
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Republican opposition calls for tax relief, rather than spending the increased revenue. Democratic lawmakers roll out spending plans for climate change, homelessne …
- Fentanyl overdoses keep increasing in King County
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Meth overdoses are on the rise as well, continuing a trend reported on last year. Fentanyl overdoses keep increasing in King County Aaron Kunkler
- PSE files to sell part of Colstrip coal plant
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The utility owns two units at the Montana power plant. PSE files to sell part of Colstrip coal plant Aaron Kunkler
- VCC memory care wing opens
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The addition to the senior care facility will help people with Alzheimer’s, other forms of dementia VCC memory care wing opens Kevin Opsahl
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
- Ironbridge flooding: Emergency evacuation as defences 'overwhelmed'
Police evacuate part of a Shropshire town as barriers are "overwhelmed" by rising river water.
- 'Just call me Harry' prince tells tourism conference in Edinburgh
The Queen's grandson speaks at an event in Edinburgh weeks ahead of stepping down from royal duties
- Ireland-Italy Six Nations games postponed over coronavirus
The Ireland v Italy men's and women's Six Nations games scheduled for 7 and 8 March are postponed because of the coronavirus.
- Liverpool Travelodge: Digger driver jailed for rampage
John Manley "erupted like a volcano" and left a "trail of destruction" at the Travelodge.
- Maria Sharapova retires from tennis aged 32
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.
- Coronavirus: Hundreds of flu patients to be tested by UK hospitals and GPs
It comes as several schools close and some office workers are sent home due to virus fears.
- Coronavirus: Will I get paid if I self-isolate?
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britons returning from locked-down Italian towns must self-isolate.
- GB's Yates retains UAE Tour lead as Groenewegen takes stage win
Britain's Adam Yates retains the lead at the UAE Tour, as Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen wins stage four.