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The first daughter of matriarch Skagit (K13), she was born in 1986. She has three siblings and a nephew: brother Scoter (K25), born 1991; sister Deadhead (K27), born 1994, and her son K44, born 2011; and brother Cali (K34), born 2001.

The Vashon Loop has installed three weather station on Vashon Maury Island. Each weather station transmits it’s weather information to, and Weather bug Back yard.

The Labor of Love online auction to benefit Vashon Community Care is returning. This much-loved Island tradition, where Islanders bid on items or services that are made or performed by their Island neighbors, will run for two weeks, from February 12 – 26, 2014.

Storytelling is inseparable from human life. For generations, we have been telling story - be it around a fire to convey lessons for survival; at the dinner table to relay a funny happening from our day; in line at the grocery store to share a recent discovery

So what do you say the night after your husband’s funeral? What do you write about? What a beautiful service it was, and how many people it took to make it happen – incredible.

On Sunday the 5th of January, the Vashon-Maury Island Audubon Society held its sixteenth Christmas Bird Count (CBC).

Pure science is a beautiful and complex dance of careful planning and unexpected discoveries. But things get truly convoluted when we throw in money, public agendas, politics, media, and liability law.  Here’s how.

Some aspects of building an effective, resilient community are more attractive than others. Working toward greater food and energy security and a healthier environment are exciting and engaging goals.

Vashon Chamber Music inaugurates 2014 with the first of a three-concert series in the visually and acoustically beautiful sanctuary of the Vashon United Methodist Church.

Singer-songwriter/composer/rocker Chris Brokaw has recorded and toured to international acclaim since 1990, when his New York–based rock band Codeine burst upon the scene, via Sub Pop Records.

County crews plan to completely close SW Bayview Drive in the 9300 block for a drainage project starting 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15. The road is scheduled to remain closed and traffic detoured until Friday, Jan. 31.

Even in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, latitude  1 degree 30 minutes north of the equator, there are days when the sun is at it’s farthest sout

The 8:00 miracle was discovering the winter schedule had gone into effect. Instead of ‘maybe gonna make it’, for the 8:40, I was checking emails waiting for an 8:55.

He was born in 1992, when his mother Olympia (L32) was about 37 years old. One three-year-old sibling died in 1981, long before he was born.

Dear Commuter Families of the Vashon Island School District,
My name is Carla Pizzano and my son commuted from Southworth to Vashon for grades 7 thru 12.

Entertaining and engaging 
shows for the whole family

In the tradition of circus, the 50 Sense Circus will bring you thrills and chills with daring acts of skill and ingenuity…but not by ingénues. These powerful performers are in their middle years (40 to late 50’s!) and they will be rocking it with depth of character!

Thank you, Vashon, for our new high school and your enduring commitment to education! What a wonderful gift you have given to our community. 

Friends of Mukai won its case in the state Court of Appeals.  On December 23rd the three-judge panel issued its decision, agreeing with the Friends of Mukai

Guitarist and singer extraordinaire, cartoonist, builder and maintainer of water systems, log keeper, grandfather, father, husband, human being with a kind and wise heart.

Women of Now Time United.  It fit.  When I wrote down the acronym WONTU I could feel purpose, idea, journey,  looking at the word I could feel the vibration of it and I no longer had a hesitation to commitment or obligation.

Transient killer whales have been roaming around lower Puget Sound as if they own the joint, and their presence seemingly affects our Southern Residents.

SHARING THE STAGE is a dynamic music series on Vashon Island. Top name headliners play the island in professional venues…and high school band are the opening act!

Our autumn social hour had folks on their feet, clapping and singing and hootin’ and hollerin’ with joy. And so now, as a new year rolls into our lives, it’s time! For an all-new Social Hour courtesy of the one-and-only REV!