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How Did Vashon Island Get Its Name?

The Island was named by accident. In 1791 Joseph Baker, mistakenly charted the island as "Vancouver's Island." though the name didn't stick...

Vashon for the Holidays – did the Island shut down?

The holiday season is coming to a close, and Vashon Island welcomed its visitors with numerous events from November through to the end of the...

Vashon Residents Gather to Help Barn Fire Victims of Vashon

This Saturday and Sunday work crews plan to gather to help clean up the remains and a GoFundMe has already raised $15k, but more is...

Plan Your Day Trip to Vashon

Vashon Island is a great place to visit for a day whether you are alone, in a couple or have a family with young and...

Blake Island-The Island Across From Vashon

Beautiful views of Seattle and the Olympic Mountain Range, miles of hiking and biking trails, and the opportunity to learn about other cultures are only...

Encounter on The 119 Bus on Vashon

I couldn’t stop thinking about the encounter I had with the woman on the bus. Who knew that a simple bus ride could have such...

Is Vashon Island a good place to live?

Is Vashon Island a good place to live? While Vashon Island can be a fun place with outdoor adventures and local flair, the winters can...

What is Vashon Island known for?

Simply put, Vashon is known for it's eclectic community and the many outdoor activities throughout the Island. But Vashon is so much more than that....

Do You Need A Car To Get Around Vashon Island?

While it is easier to navigate Vashon Island with a car, it does not mean that a car is required to get around.

Vashon Dogs – Off-Leash or on-leash?

A topic that comes up frequently is whether or not dogs should be leashed in public areas. Opinions range on this. Some say dogs can...