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Vashon Island Local News 2018-03-24T21:14:41+00:00
  • Mixed results for islanders at summer world championship events
    by Sarah Low on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. This summer, the island has sent a number of its young residents to world-level competitions in both soccer and rowing. This week we update you on how Abi Kim, Baxter Call, Jacob Plihal and Gabrielle Graves have fared to date in their respective endeavors. Mixed results for islanders at summer world championship eventsSarah Low […]

  • Better pay, good music go together, a new group says
    by Elizabeth Shepherd on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. A new organization on Vashon is dedicated to helping musicians make a fair wage, one house concert at a time. Better pay, good music go together, a new group saysElizabeth Shepherd […]

  • ‘Libbie’ remembered as a force in local theater
    by Elizabeth Shepherd on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. Elizabeth “Libbie” Anthony, a revered member of Vashon’s theater community for decades, died on Friday, July 20, in Woodsville, New Hampshire. She was 77. ‘Libbie’ remembered as a force in local theaterElizabeth Shepherd […]

  • Nguyen, Braddock will vie for state Senate seat
    by Susan Riemer on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. Democratic candidates Joe Nguyen and Shannon Braddock rose to the top of the 11-candidate field to win the Aug. 7 primary with the goal of replacing Sen. Sharon Nelson in Olympia. Nguyen, Braddock will vie for state Senate seatSusan Riemer […]

  • Car show promises high-octane fun
    by Elizabeth Shepherd on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. Islanders can ogle hot rods, Pebble Beach cars, classic roadsters and more when Engels Repair and Towing hosts its annual car show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Car show promises high-octane funElizabeth Shepherd […]

  • Making the most of the season: With peach pie, there’s happiness in every slice
    by Wire Service on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. Editor’s Note: Throughout this summer and harvest season, we are featuring photos and recipes from Tom Conway, who has a hearty appetite for growing and cooking good food, and putting in a good day on his Vashon Island farm. Bon appetit! Making the most of the season: With peach pie, there’s happiness in every sliceWire Servic […]

  • Be mindful of lone seal pups at island beaches
    by Susan Riemer on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. A harbor seal pup was spotted at KVI last week, raising several islanders’ concerns that it might be harmed by a loose dog. Be mindful of lone seal pups at island beachesSusan Riemer […]

  • Island’s zen center to host open house at new property north of town
    by Susan Riemer on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. After many years of looking for property, the Puget Sound Zen Center has purchased nearly 7 acres just north of the Harbor School. This Saturday, it will host a land dedication and open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Island’s zen center to host open house at new property north of townSusan Riemer […]

  • Island tours tell “mostly true” history, now from e-bikes
    by Susan Riemer on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. Islander Chris Austin, a fan of history, comedy and biking, is offering his Mostly True Vashon Tours for the second year in a row — now with the option of taking the tours on an electric bike from Vashon E-Bike. Island tours tell “mostly true” history, now from e-bikesSusan Riemer […]

  • K2 building sells after more than a decade on the market
    by Susan Riemer on August 15, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Vashon-Maury Island BeachcomberVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Your local homepage. The K2 building, for sale for more than a decade after once serving as a manufacturing hub on the island, has been sold. K2 building sells after more than a decade on the marketSusan Riemer […]