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What You Should Know Before Moving to Vashon Island, WA

Vashon Island is located in the middle of Puget Sound not far from Seattle, WA. It is one of the largest islands in the Sound and is home to over 10,000 people. With no direct connection from any other land mass it means that visitors and residents must take ferries to go or leave the island. Residents and visitors travel to close by cities such as Tacoma and Seattle each day by car ferry or the quick passenger ferry that arrives in downtown Seattle. The island is 38 square miles and has 2.3 person per mile making it a rural community with easy access to friends and activities on the Island. Residents recommend potential residents try out the island before moving there by living in a rental unit in the winter months. If you can fare through an overcast winter full of storms, power outages and crippled by the [...]

Ruby Brink Vashon Opened May 2019

Ruby Brink is a dining establishment, which just opened on Vashon Island on May 4th. One of their logos states that they are a butcher, bar and kitchen. This brand-new restaurant is quite unusual because it gives its patrons the option of three things to do. They can dine at the restaurant, drink at the cocktail bar, shop at the retail butcher shop, or do up two or three of these things to do. On May 12, 2019 my friend and I enjoyed an amazing lunch just after our walk around town for the VIGA Saturday market and it was extremely tasty. I had the Pork Loin and Salami sandwich and my friend had the Sausage Galette. Both were a satisfying lunch without being too heavy. The drink menu is astoundingly unique from the bar with a bevy of cocktails to choose from. There is limited seating for families [...]

Top 5 best restaurants on Vashon Island, WA

Get to know the Top 5 Restaurants on Vashon Island - Updated May 2019 Vashon Island is known for many wonderful things. In addition to its beautiful scenery, exciting activities and other fun things to do, this charming island in Washington’s Puget Sound is famous for its fabulous restaurants that serve a wide range of dishes that have been inspired by classic American and international cuisines. Dining at any of these top five restaurants should be on everyone’s to-do list when visiting Vashon Island. Bramble House A great place for dinner, this season-inspired restaurant features a menu that changes depending on the season, which gives patrons more opportunities to try different dishes. Diners can enjoy a more intimate setting in a smaller establishment while sampling some of the best cuisine in the Pacific Northwest. Fish, fresh vegetables and other classic favorites are featured regularly on the menu. An [...]


Vashon Island Local News

  • Citizens must defend their rights
    by Wire Service on July 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. During a political discussion, I was once told I must be from another universe. An astute observation. Citizens must defend their rightsWire Servic […]

  • Water District 19 operators join union
    by Wire Service on July 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. Greetings. It is my pleasure to inform this community that the waterworks operators of Water District 19 have decided to exercise their right to join a union. We know of this community’s long tradition of supporting organized labor, and we appreciate your continued support. Water District 19 operators join unionWire Servic […]

  • County talks comprehensive plan, climate change
    by Wire Service on July 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. When I read the headline “County talks comprehensive plan,” (July 11), I didn’t realize that the article would be all about bulkheads, setbacks and building codes. I thought that the article was going to be about how King County was taking bold, innovative steps to reduce and perhaps even reverse the levels of greenhouse gasses produced in our county. County talks comprehensive plan, climate […]


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