The Vashon Loop
- VIVA 3rd Annual Members Show Opening
Vashon Island Visual Artists’ (VIVA) annual show boasts participation of 100+ Vashon artists from their 300+ membership. This is an exciting exhibition that reflects the diversity of work and approach to art being created on Vashon Island. This year is the first time Vashon Center for the Arts has hosted the show. The tall atrium […]
- Art of Solitude Opens at VALISE Gallery
VALISE gallery continues its reopening on First Friday, October 2, 6-9 pm. Breathe in the inspirational works of VALISE artists as they search for solace, intention and catharsis in a brave new world. From this stillness emerges explorations into the generosities of the heart. Maybe the pieces of our lives that lay scattered about can […]
- Vashon Historic Barn Tour
Help celebrate Vashon’s Historic Barns by noticing the historic barns around you, and help the Vashon Heritage Museum celebrate and build an inventory and tour of Vashon’s Historic Barns by nominating your barn, or a barn you love, to the Museum’s developing registry of Vashon Historic Barns. The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation’s sponsored their […]
- Vashon Kids Gets “Dialed-in” to Remote Learning
“It’s incredible. You can hear a pin drop,” describes Dalinda Vivero. “Our kids are really focused on their online learning, and we are seeing kids serving as examples to others, so the time they spend learning at their computers has become an established part of our daily activities.” The VK Team has put together a […]
- Ping and Thud
Most of the time, Mom canned our Elberta peaches in halves, but sometimes they were quartered, when they were too big. We had 12 peach trees down at Cove and Dad took care of them assiduously, carefully pruning them in late winter. Mr. Mann came down on his tractor to spray the trees for insects […]
- Agape for All
Agape (ä-̀gä-pā) n [LL, fr. Gk., agapē, lit., love] (1607) 1: LOVE FEAST 2. LOVE – Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary First thing I saw out the bedroom window this morning was a lot of yellow leaves on the big leaf maple tree. Autumn. Kind of ironic, considering what a crappy year 2020 has been, […]
- Seafood and Your Your Thyroid
Your thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped little thing inside the bottom of your neck, is the master gland that encourages all your other glands to do whatever they are supposed to do. Your thyroid thrives on iodine. It doesn’t take a lot of it. Eat seafood once or twice a week and you probably get enough […]
That economic growth is good, and recessions, times of no growth, are bad are iron laws of western economics. At the same time, we know that our economic activity is driving a climate catastrophe and that we are using resources at a rate that would require six Earths if the rest of the world attained […]
- Where There’s Smoke
I could say that it was forty years ago today, but I won’t, because it most likely wasn’t. I am fairly certain though that around this time in 1980 I was somewhere between L.A. and Seattle. I might have been in Los Angeles, hitchhiking or visiting friends. I recall one ride was with some guy […]
- Report: Boeing will end 787 Dreamliner production in Everett
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Boeing declined comment on a Wall Street Journal story saying the passenger jet’s assembly will move to South Carolina. Report: Boeing will end 787 Dreamliner prod …
- New toolkit will help King County cities develop customized climate strategies
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. A way to mobilizing the region’s efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions New toolkit will help King County cities develop customized climate strategies Reporter St …
- Editorial: Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Agreement and commitment is needed to address the causes of wildfires and climate change. Editorial: Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change Wire Service …
- State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Presence of COVID-19, flu viruses could put more people in the hospital State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year Steve Hunter …
- King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Fares were suspended in March due to COVID-19 King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1 Steve Hunter
- Washington teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. A video posted by kindergarten teacher Mackenzie Adams has been viewed more than 10 million times. Washington teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok Stephani …
- Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast. Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges Wire …
- Vashon Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Report
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Here’s what you need to know about Sept. 15 to Sept. 21. Vashon Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Pandemic Situation Report 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/
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
- Black History Month: 'This story is the future'
Black History Month month on BBC Sport launches with the film Black History Matters, written and voiced by Deanna Rodger.
- Newspaper headlines: PM warns rule breakers as dad shops without mask
Boris Johnson's statement about a "critical moment" in the pandemic dominates most front pages.
- Technical glitch halts trading on Japan's exchanges
Stock markets in Tokyo and other cities suffered a day-long suspended trading session on Thursday.
- US election: Rules on debates to change after Trump-Biden spat
Tuesday's ugly and ill-tempered first US presidential debate has been widely condemned.
- Asylum seekers could be processed on old ferries
Labour describes proposals being considered by the government as "unconscionable".
- Covid-19: Growth in cases may be slowing in England
The R number in England appears to have fallen, a study suggests, although case numbers remain high.
- Families of 12 Hong Kong activists captured at sea by China look for answers
The families of 12 activists captured by China in August demand their swift return.
- Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Russia offers to host Nagorno-Karabakh peace talks
The offer comes as Azerbaijan vows to fight for full control of the disputed Armenian-majority area.