Nearing construction, VAA works to keep momentum on arts center project

Bruce and Madeline Morser work on a mural on the side of the McFeeds building. - Natalie Martin/Staff Photo
  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

On a warm July afternoon, Bruce Morser stood on Vashon Highway drawing. While Morser, a professional artist, has done work for such clients as Starbucks, Rolex and National Geographic, that day he and his daughter were drawing with Sharpie markers on the side of an old building.

Shakespeare comes to town Thursday evening — now at Open Space

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:20AM

Pack a picnic dinner, grab a blanket, family and friends and head to Ober Park at 7 p.m. Thursday to watch a free performance of Shakespeare in the Park — “Othello” by GreenStage, Seattle’s longest-running Shakespeare company.

Hundreds participate in annual Bill Burby run during festival weekend

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:45PM

Nearly 400 runners and walkers kicked off the festival weekend at 9 a.m. Saturday by gathering at the VYFS PlaySpace to meet friends and family to “do the Burby.” This was the 34th year of the event and marked the 25th anniversary of the change in name to honor Bill Burby, a former teacher and beloved coach.

Transient charged with rape

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:40PM

Douglas James Holt was charged with one count of third-degree rape in King County Superior Court last week.

Archaeologists to offer expertise on Vashon

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:39PM

This weekend islanders will have two opportunities to learn more about Vashon’s native people through the clues found by archaeologists during the past century.

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