Vashon Island, described by activist Rita Schenck as “one-third artists, one-third environmentalists and one-third lawyers.” I guess that makes us lawyers. Cover story of this week’s Pacific Northwest Magazine talks about Vashon’s efforts to be self-sustaining. There’s evena guy here who makes his own bio-diesel fuel by recycling oil from deep-fryers – “his exhaust smells like french fries” and his operations recently burnt down.