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 […]
- Health Care District responds to community concerns, president says its ‘learning by doing’
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Commissioners defended recent actions to explore a specific consultant Health Care District responds to community concerns, president says its ‘learning by doing’ …
- Vashon trails should have bags for horse manure
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. There is a large double standard I would like to address. Vashon trails should have bags for horse manure Wire Service
- Community council has great potential
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. I’m excited about the initiative to bring back the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council. I hope that the new version will be even more effective than the old. Com …
- Pirates place second in regional wrestling tournament
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Team narrowly lost to champions Klahowya Secondary School. Pirates place second in regional wrestling tournament Wire Service
- Love was in the air at Vashon Readers Theatre
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. A staged reading of “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney was followed by personal stories from the audience. Love was in the air at Vashon Readers Theatre Kate Dowling …
- Equine workshops inspire students’ best selves
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The series is intended to develop skills useful in high school and beyond. Equine workshops inspire students’ best selves Paul Rowley
- Bill to safeguard park services stalls
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. “We want to make sure that the park district can maintain its operations,” said Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon. Bill to safeguard park services stalls Paul Rowley
- Should Tramp Harbor dock have closed? Not so fast
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. I think there are pragmatic reasons to reassess whether closing and demolishing the dock is prudent. Should Tramp Harbor dock have closed? Not so fast Wire Service …
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/
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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
- Storm Dennis: Fears for Severn towns amid fresh flood warnings
Residents in communities on the river are being evacuated as water threatens to top flood defences.
- HSBC signals mass job cuts as profits plunge
Interim chief executive Noel Quinn reveals extensive job cuts and restructuring to shake up the bank.
- Coronavirus: Foreign Office in bid to rescue Britons stranded on cruise ship
Two British passengers on the quarantined ship say they have now tested positive for coronavirus.
- Andrew Sabisky: No 10 adviser resigns over alleged race comments
Andrew Sabisky said that he wanted to help the government, "not be a distraction".
- Wilder points win in Las Vegas is impossible – Fury
Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder cannot win on points when the pair meet for the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.
- Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying
In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the singer speaks ahead of her performance at the Brit Awards.
- Cambridge University don wrote erotic fiction about students
Dr Peter Hutchinson wrote the book the same year sexual harassment complaints were made against him.
- Newspaper headlines: Brexit trade speech and No 10 adviser resigns
Tuesday's newspapers include reports of the UK's chief Brexit negotiator's speech in Brussels.