This is the season when Vashon’s home-bound salmon return to their natal streams. Coho and chum salmon swim up Judd, Shinglemill, Christensen, and Fisher Creeks to spawn and die, leaving their eggs in the gravel to start a new generation.
Coming of age in the 60’s, I had great hopes. We had marched for civil rights and to end all wars and the Age of Aquarius was right around the corner. I knew that the same aspirations occur about every fifty years, but this time was different!
Voice of Vashon is now broadcasting Vashon High School sports live. David Leonhardt has just completed covering the soccer games for VoV unless he makes it off island to cover some of the girls’ playoff games.
Laura Wishik is now the Executive Director of SUV replacing the founder, Kathleen Davis. Her first week included showing FED UP at the Vashon Theater and announcing her seminar series, “Food for Life”. Come to the first class, Sunday, November 2nd 3:30 – 5:00 at Chautauqua Elementary School
Join the many friends of Captain Joe Wubbold for “The Great Captain Joe Roast Toast Party” to celebrate Joe’s 80th birthday. There’ll be big laughs, tall tales, and great music from Geordie’s Byre, who will sing some salty sea shanties (say THAT 3 times fast!)
Vashon Theatre would like to thank the community of Vashon as well as the members of Island Greentech for two great years of Digital Projection. Following on the heels of last year’s screening of the 1948 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Gentlemen’s Agreement”, we will be showing the 1949 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Hamlet”.
You can still be a frugal cook, even when you splurge on something as expensive as scallops. Frugality is not the same as miserliness. It means not wasting a thing, and making the most of what you have.
Community Cinema Vashon, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Women & Girls Lead, thanks to the generous support of the Producing Partner, Voice of Vashon, and sponsors Island GreenTech, and the Vashon Theatre
Vashon, Seattle & Tacoma residents are encouraged to spend a night together laughing for a cause that is no laughing matter: Domestic Violence. The DoVE Project, Vashon’s only on-island domestic violence organization will host a Comedy night at the O Space
Norm Mathews, owner of the Vashon Thriftway, was presented with the 2014 “Excellence in Operations” award by the Washington Food Industry Association. Mathews received the honor in a surprise ceremony which highlighted his many achievements within grocery business.
I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of my family at the moment, and since nothing of consequence is happening in that regard right now we will step back within the watery boundaries of this place until something of relative importance that is emanating from the northeast part of this country stirs my interest once again
The Vashon Island School District (VISD) has received a highly sought after grant from Washington State’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) to start a free Spanish/English bilingual preschool for three to four year old children whose families are income eligible.
The enigmatic subject of crop circles will be the focus of a talk and slide show presentation at Vashon Intuitive Arts. Crop circle enthusiast and former Vashon Islander Mark Schrader will be speaking on his five summertime visits to Wiltshire, UK between 2008 and 2013 to experience the crop circle phenomenon.
We get a yearning every fall here at Open Space, an itching in our feet and a jiggle in our legs, and we start to hear the imaginary strains of something we need to move to – and we know it’s time to dance.
Don’t let the dairy promoters fool you: Calcium does not make strong bones. It provides mass, but magnesium is what you want for bones that don’t break easily. But, experts say, our diets are notoriously short on magnesium.