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 [...]
Is Vashon Too Weird?
Backers of a controversial measure to rein in Vashon’s weirdness have produced enough signatures for the November ballot. The law would establish Vashon Island as a private community with a governing board,similar to an HOA. This board would have the authority to question persons on specific weirdness hotpoints,and judge [...]