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.

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.

Hot Zimbabwe band stops on Vashon

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:37PM

Described by the BBC News Africa as a band with youthful exuberance, musical brilliance and slick dance routines, the Zimbabwe group Mokoomba will make an unscheduled stop in their U.S. tour to play at the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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