Harbor School purchases Carpe Diem

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 11:57AM

Harbor School has purchased Carpe Diem Primary School, resulting in the island’s only private K-8 school.

Islander travels back to the future with world music

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Apr 23, 2015 at 2:41PM

Occasionally there are watershed events that change the course of one’s life in a single moment. For islander and musician Jason Everett, that instant arrived via a song on the car radio when Everett, age 16 at the time, heard the title track “Quiet” for a band called Ancient Future. Fast forward to next Wednesday when Everett will perform with Ancient Future at the Vashon Theatre.

Schools foundation targets mental health, STEM for 2015 campaign

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Apr 23, 2015 at 1:19PM

The Vashon Schools Foundation launched its annual spring fundraising drive this week with the goal of bringing in $247,000 for the island’s public schools.

Activists plot to stand in the way of Shell

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 12:53PM

As a massive oil rig came into view last Friday morning in Port Angeles, protesters were already on the shore. As dawn broke, they slipped kayaks into the water, preparing to greet the incoming rig with a small rally.

Rowers bring a bevy of medals home from Oregon regatta

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Apr 22, 2015 at 12:37PM

It has been a year since Vashon’s rowers journeyed to Dexter Lake in the Cascade foothills southeast of Eugene, Oregon. In that time the regatta has expanded to become one of the premier rowing events on the West Coast spring schedule, and a couple of changes were apparent.

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