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Story Submitted By Caryl Billingsley Bangsund

I believe that my Grandfather and Great Uncle owned the Portage Store in the early or mid 1920’s. I know that my Grandfather and Nana lived in the attached dwelling behind the store. 37 more words


Maas Boats At Portage - Cir. 1970s

Vashon has a strong rowing club who can be heard  on calm days, chanting “stroke, stroke” as they glide from buoy to buoy.  Sailing and  cruising are also popular on the island, after all, we are surrounded by water. 182 more words


Should We Add A Portage Isthmus?

It seems there are always strong feelings among the “old timers” and newbies alike, on whether we should open (or re-open) an isthmus at Portage.  I have read several accounts on this topic, surfacing old maps and surveys to make their point.  71 more words


Add Your Stories....

Greetings…. To post a story on this site and be added as an author, please make a comment and put in your email address (note: your email will not be shown on the site).  13 more words


Let's Save Our Store

Hi Vashonites – We now have a FB page for the Portage Store Reclamation Project 2016 – come help us out with your time, information, money and other talents like advertising – and watch for updates on what we find out about what we can do as a community to bring some life back into this wonder between harbor’s. 51 more words


The Path To Plum Forest Farm

By Ian Taylor,
Guest Writer

The path from gardening enthusiast, to Seattle Tilth employee, to successful farmer might seem like a natural progression but many more dream of making that journey than actually achieve it. 1,123 more words

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Bommarito Game of the Week: Gateway STEM vs. Vashon

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Watch the Bommarito Automotive Group high school Game of the Week. The show brings you some of the best matchups in area high school football.  44 more words