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  1. Tickle the GiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Vashon Loop

    Backbone Campaign brings the new documentary "Tickling Giants" to Vashon Theatre, Tuesday, June 27 at 6 pm. Dubbed "The Egyptian Jon Stewart," heart surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef creates in the midst of the Egyptian Arab Spring - a satirical program poking fun of politics, religion and media.

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  2. New Action Thriller for YA Readers About to be LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Vashon Loop

    Bob Jonas, local Vashon author, will be reading from his latest young adult novel, Death Brew at the Vashon Bookstore, June 14, at 6 p.m. Death Brew is a sequel to his last international thriller, Imposter. After reading to a packed audience at this same venue last year, Jonas anticipates another large turnout, filled with readers anxious to hear what has become of Imposter's main character and his family.

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  3. Living DerangementsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Vashon Loop

    ... Which is more polite than screaming, "Are you people out of your #$&!%&@ $&^ @%^$ minds?" I went online and looked up Vashon Island real estate listings and was boggled to find out what land and houses are going for on Vashon these days. Suddenly my ...

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  4. VYFS One of Two Island-based Organizations Funded in Latest Round of BSK AwardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Vashon Loop

    King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the awarding of more than $860,000 in funding from Best Starts For Kids, for projects that will improve access to healthy foods, safe environments and health care on Vashon-Maury Island. Vashon Youth & Family Services received a $100,000 grant from King County's Best Starts for Kids program to create healthier environments for Island children.

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  5. Captain Chlorine & the Swim Squad run for Vashon's Unofficial MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Vashon Loop

    ... purpose - to Cover Our Pool. Who are these superheroes who have come to save the day and bring year-round swimming to Vashon Pool? They are none other than Captain Chlorine and the Swim Squad. These unstoppable do-gooders are not only covering the ...

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  6. News 1 mins ago 2:00 a.m.92-year-old woman receives high school diploma 74 years after internmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KCEN

    On Saturday, 92-year-old Mary Matsuda Gruenewald finally received her high school diploma. She was 17 when her family was forced to leave Vashon Island and spend three years at an internment camp in California.

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  7. Vashon Sheepdog Classic 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Vashon Loop

    The Vashon Sheepdog Classic has been providing a chance for spectators to step back in time for seven years. On over 30 acres of breathtaking fields at majestic Misty Isle Farms, top sheepherding teams from across the country participate in the largest event of its kind on the West Coast.

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  8. Seeds4Success (S4S) Celebrates 10th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Vashon Loop

    ... seen Emily handing out milk at the elementary school or Carl at Rock Island Pizza, or Joseph and Carl delivering The Vashon Loop to uptown businesses or Joseph breaking down hundreds of delivery boxes for The Hardware Store restaurant; or noticed ...

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  9. How We Made MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Vashon Loop

    ... dishonesty of her two brothers, one whom was to become a pillar of industry and the other a penniless writer on Vashon. Dad had read a book about a very large family, called Cheaper by the Dozen. He thought by reading the book to us that we could ...

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  10. HearsayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Vashon Loop

    ... a fiscal footing following the VES mess. They- Parks- simply can't afford it.. While I have been away from regular Vashon Park District board meetings for some time, I had been attending and recording Vashon School District board of directors ...

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  11. Vashon Nature Center ED TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Vashon Loop

    For the past few months Vashon Nature Center scientists have been out in the field with Vashon High School sophomoresa , researching important questions about our island's' wildlife and habitats. Studentsa are just wrapping up their citizen science field research this month.

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  12. On Vashon, housing that's truly affordableRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Barbara Brown paints the fence surrounding her new home in Vashon's new affordable housing development, The Sunflower, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Owners must earn 80 percent or less of King County's median income, but are free to upgrade the house as they see fit, as long as the footprint stays the same.

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  13. Ferry Fix: Fauntleroy changes made a big-picture difference, task force toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | West Seattle Blog

    ... Wednesday brought "a bit of a mental hiccup we overthought some things plus there was some weird traffic," opera on Vashon. "The team really did regroup," with members staying up late Wednesday night to figure out what went wrong so they wouldn't ...

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  14. Some Amazon orders are more Prime than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | The Olympian

    ... surrounding area has the one-day option. A check last weekon Amazon's site showed ZIP codes for McNeil, Anderson and Vashon islands as well as Key Peninsula all qualifying for one-day Prime free shipping on qualifying items. Thurston County ZIP ...

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  15. Ride the Bus, if You BehaveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Vashon Loop

    ... fedora and was our school bus driver on the Cove/Colvos run in 1949. Hubert Spaulding lived down the worst road on Vashon, the Burma Road. It was so steep and twisty that the school bus didn't even go down there. The kids who lived down Burma Road ...

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  16. Nature immersion program for 5-8 year oldsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Vashon Loop

    Vashon Wilderness Program will expand our programs with a new nature immersion program for 5-8 year olds. Coyote Kids is a new place-based, nature immersion program that will meet on the campus of Vashon's Chautauqua Elementary on late start Thursdays when teachers are engaged in staff development.

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  17. Ferry Alert: No Southworth service because of dock damageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    ... nel for the dock." WSF says "maintenance crews have been dispatched"; in the meantime, service between Fauntleroy and Vashon continues.

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  18. OwningRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Vashon Loop

    ... use, I might be able to rent out the rest. Living on rental income is a popular solution to income security here on Vashon. I realize that all of this sounds like the wildest and most desirable dream to those of us that are non-owners. It's not ...

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  19. Strengthening What Matters Most To UsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Vashon Loop

    ... keep us going. Some seed questions for "Looking Out for Each Other in the Resistance", the June 1, 7-9pm meeting at Vashon Library, include: What is my internal experience with all that is coming at me? What thoughts prevail in my mind? What ...

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  20. Ferry Updates: Fauntleroy-Vashon-SW back to 3 boats tomorrow; Triangle task-force updateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    It'll go onto the Seattle-Bremerton run so that Sealth can become the third boat on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run. This is scheduled to happen first thing tomorrow morning.

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