General store meets modern times at the half-century-old Country Store

Country Store employee Vanessa Williams looks at an Easter display by the store
  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 24, 2013 at 9:24AM

Walking into The Country Store and Farm, a place that has been in business for 50 years on Vashon, is a feast for the senses.

Triathlons combine forces, will host one large event this summer

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Apr 24, 2013 at 10:31AM

The organizers of Vashon’s two triathlon events, the XTERRA Vashon Off-Road Triathlon and the Heart of the Sound (HOTS) triathlon, have joined forces this year to offer these races as well as a separate trail run and open swim, over one endurance-testing weekend.

Beachcomber website changes its digital subscription service

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Apr 24, 2013 at 9:29AM

This week The Beachcomber will change how it delivers its online content. Beginning Wednesday, April 23, The Beachcomber’s website will move from having an online pay-wall to a meter for digital subscriptions. Under the new system, readers can view up to five articles a month at no cost. After five articles, they will be asked to activate or purchase a digital subscription.

Letters

Upcoming Granny’s Attic move will displace athletes

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

When Granny’s Attic moves to its new location, more than 250 boys baseball players and girls softball players will lose the only indoor place available to practice on Vasho

Opinion

We all can play a part in securing the planet’s future | Editorial

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

This week The Beachcomber is recognizing Earth Day as we have for several years, by highlighting efforts by islanders to help our ailing planet in the Going Green special section.

 

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