We occasionally get letters here at the Beat,curious as to our connection with Vashon Island. We do the “Underbelly of Vashon”series and some silly stuff in our “Boat Trips”column about the quirky characters that live there.
The main reason for this is our Heart of Seattle column originally started there as a sort-of [...]
In a story straight out of a southern gothic novel,The Beat has uncovered a conspiracy of silence regarding the true and sordid details of the infamous August,2010 home invasion robbery on “bucolic”Vashon Island. True to its reputation as a throwback to backwoods tribal loyalties,two major members of the Vashon Island media are [...]
Many people familiar with the Vashon situation insisted that we find some third party,some neutral outsider to write an expose’on the matter,completely objectively. And that would have been preferable,if there were such a person at our immediate disposal. But,as the weeks and months move on,the residual debris continues to mount,and [...]