PSA ~ Mukai Haiku

April 12th, 2021 - Posted in

Attention all lovers of haiku, writers of haiku, believers in Basho – and I know there are plenty of you on this Island. Otherwise, how would the haiku signs at the northend ferry line keep showing up with such regularity? Here’s the news. The Mukai Farm and Garden – Vashon’s tribute to the Japanese who […]

PSA ~ VFW Flags

April 11th, 2021 - Posted in

Okay, you’re driving into Vashon town on your way to your massage therapy and suddenly, there they are – the flags. American flags waving in front of almost all the buildings and businesses, and so you rack your brain and sometimes you figure out why they’re there and sometimes you don’t. Veterans’ day yes; National […]

PSA ~ FAA Aircraft Noise

March 26th, 2021 - Posted in

PSA ~ VARSA ~ Youth Mental Health First Aid

March 19th, 2021 - Posted in

PSA ~ Zebra Mussel

March 13th, 2021 - Posted in

PSA ~ VCC Wine and Words

March 6th, 2021 - Posted in

Vashon Community Care is launching a new Speaker Series called Wine and Words featuring authors and speakers discussing topics and issues important to Vashon residents. As the first guest in the Words and Wine lineup, we are thrilled to host bestselling author Elizabeth Berg. She will read (via Zoom) from I’ll Be Seeing You: A […]

PSA – Health insurance enrollment

March 6th, 2021 - Posted in

Special health insurance enrollment period is here in Washington: February 15th – May 15th With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging – and all of its impacts on jobs – many people suddenly need to get health insurance. Over 600,000 people in Washington State do not have health insurance. Don’t be one of these people.  If […]

PSA – Judd Creek Bridge Project

March 6th, 2021 - Posted in

The three-week-long project requires a full, around-the-clock closure of Vashon Highway between SW Burton Drive and SW 204th Street. Local access will be maintained throughout construction. More details and a detour map is located on the Judd Creek Bridge Project website. The road is closed to through traffic from SW 204th Street to SW Burton […]

PSA ~ ADA Sidewalks

February 26th, 2021 - Posted in

King County Roads just published their King Co Draft ADA Transition Plan and will be taking public comments till March 22nd. Very few of Vashon’s sidewalks and crossings are ADA compliant, but Roads has a “fiscal crisis” on their hands. For the next six years, they only have $900,000 to fix existing sidewalks and crossings […]