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King County Executive Dow Constantine will join King County Sheriff John Urquhart, District Court Chief Presiding Judge Corinna Harn, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott, and other local leaders on Thursday, March 20

Amy Dubin was an inspirational and well loved art teacher at Vashon High School.  She made an impact on her students that will not be forgotten.  Her classroom was a creative and fun place to be where everyone was welcome.

Kathy Abascal’s recent article, Time to Quit Using Stevia, brought up some excellent points. That said, I’d like to encourage you to “consider” Stevia,

Whenever I chop an onion I think of Iréne, who taught me how to chop an onion.

If Voltaire’s characters Candide and Professor Pangloss had been a dinner guests at my house this week, the professor would have recommended the recipe I give you in today’s column

Who knows why suddenly the tide turns and good things, blessing after blessing, start to happen? Some theorize it’s when we’ve learned our lessons, others think it’s when God is good and ready.

Years ago, Medora was a booming rural community with a thriving middle class. But the factories and farms are now closed and the population has dwindled. Poverty and despair have moved in.

Soul Senate is a 7-piece, high-energy, adrenaline-inducing, audience-oriented, original soul/funk party powerhouse.

High and Lonesome was formed in 1985 and played all the bluegrass festivals throughout the Northwest.   The band broke up at the end of 1989, but reunited in 1993 and were hired to play 3 shows at the very first Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival that year.

Harbor School students had a great showing in the recent VFW “Patriot’s Pen” essay contest, earning places in all middle school grades.

On Friday, February 21, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved Voice of Vashon’s application for an FM radio station.

Vashon Film Society and the Oscar Night committee are bringing the island’s annual Academy Awards bash back to the Vashon Theatre on Sunday, March 2.

“I grew up in a town where if you see a sign like this on the ground, it means either they hit the sign to avoid the deer, or the teenagers got into their parents liquor cabinet again.

“Voyage of Discovery,” Harbor School’s 15th Annual Benefit Auction, is a fun-filled fundraising event that includes a silent and live auction (with an array of fantastic items), sit-down dinner, and a special appeal in support of the school’s Travel Study program.

King County Executive and Council Members: It is publicly known that, in the near future, K2 Sports intends to close on the sale of its original factory buildings and property on Vashon Island.

We at BAKKHOS Holding llc, the makers of EdiPure products, found on Vashon Island what we believe to be the best opportunity to become part of a vibrant community, where our values match those of the people who will become our neighbors.

We are past the election and have our new commissioners on board, as of January 1st. Some things are the same: we still have wonderful parks and we have islanders participating in all kinds of active sports including hiking, soccer, horseback riding, softball, skateboarding, etc.

The Visiting Angels, a team made up of caregivers, Julea Gardener, Marilyn Oswald and Fran Brooks, correctly spelled cuneiform for a victory at the recent community spelling bee competition. Fourteen costumed teams took their places on the stage at Burton Lodge for the 8th annual  Bee.

The  convictions that all fats are bad and that we should throw out egg yolks seems to have run their course. Now we’re learning that some saturated fats are actually necessary.

This next month a new series of classes “Equally Artistic” is beginning at Vashon Allied Arts for Special Needs Kids.

Bill Wood is very pleased to be part of the Telling Stories series because that’s what he’s been doing since the invention of the typewriter.

Have you heard The Onlies play? If you have, you are likely as excited as we are to have them visit Vashon!

Romance mixes brightly with political satire in Drama Dock’s revival of Garson Kanin’s classic comedy Born Yesterday, opening March 7 at the brand-new Vashon High School theatre.

Randal Bays is one of the best Irish style fiddlers of his generation, honing his skills over twenty-five years of performing and recording. His fiddling has often been