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  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Brown Bag Story Time at the Vashon Library meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, until Aug. 6, for ages 6 to 10.

Middle schoolers learn to suceed Middle schoolers learn to suceed

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

t Workshops will meet this summer.


  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

P.E.O hosts garage sale

Support VIPP at annual Fur Ball

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Island Pet Protectors (VIPP) is one of the Island’s most important resources. With many animal lovers living here, it is great reassurance to know that Island pets are well protected with VIPP’s services.

Fourth of July, Vashon Style

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon's Lavender Farm Tour returns this weekend

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 11:09AM

Lavender is in full bloom and ready for harvest in July on Vashon, and three Island lavender farms will open their fields this weekend for the sixth annual Lavender Farm Tour, a celebration of the plant, its beauty and its many uses.

Incendio to heat up Ober with flamenco and rock

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Summer Concerts in the Park, the popular free music series, returns to Ober Park at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, featuring the Los Angeles-based band Incendio.

Vashon-Maury Arts Briefs | July 16

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 21, 2008 at 4:45PM

King County’s cultural services agency, 4Culture, approved 52 new group art projects — a total of nearly $200,000 in funding — including two Vashon art groups.

African group to dance, drum at outdoor festival

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Allied Art’s World Music Festival, slated for 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Camp Burton outdoor amphitheater, will feature four groups, including African dance/drum group Sohoyini.

Bike hosts innovative guitarist Scott Huckabay

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Guitarist Scott Huckabay will perform at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi at 9 p.m., Saturday, July 19.

Strawberry Festival ’08

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Langley Fine Gardens: Happy accidents and a lot of hard work

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 1:33PM

Maury Island is the birthplace of a rare and beautiful beast: the Langley silver tiger. It grows tall and gangly, loves the sun and is named for its frost-kissed appearance. The tiger is a hybridized tomato plant that produces juicy red- and orange-striped fruit which ripens early and enjoys a long season, the result of cross-pollination between two parent plants — what farmer Leda Langley calls a “happy accident.”

Kaj Wyn Berry embraces a life of adventure and art

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Kajira Wyn Berry hoped that posting haiku on three signs, Burma-Shave style, at the bottom of the north-end ferry hill would slow down drivers. The drivers haven’t slowed down, but Berry’s beautiful calligraphy of haiku written by Island poets has become a landmark.

WSF reservation system on Vashon may work

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 2:00PM

Would a ferry reservation system work for Vashon? The Transportation Commission, appointed by the governor, has been pushing this approach to find ways to fund the ferry system. Washington State Ferries (WSF) was mandated to ask the question, given the traffic congestion at a number of ferry docks and the challenge of filling every boat to capacity. And how can they do this andkeep ferry tolls reasonable (which they aren’t now)?

Praise for Vashon fireworks show | Letters to the Editor

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 2:00PM

On behalf of our family and 50 or so friends and neighbors who gathered at our home this Independence Day, we would like to thank The Hardware Store and friends for a beautiful and entertaining fireworks display.

Was Vashon man's $1,000 drinking fine warranted? | In Our Opinion

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 11:12AM

When The Beachcomber heard Monday that a patron had been fined more than $1,000 for allegedly drinking too much at the Strawberry Festival’s beer garden, we thought it was likely the stuff of rumor — an urban legend, Vashon-style. It turns out it’s true.

Administrative law judge says Glacier’s dock plans adequately protect marine life

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 6:00PM updated Jul 29, 2008 at 1:22PM

Glacier Northwest’s plans to build a new barge-loading dock extending from its property on Maury Island include enough measures to protect juvenile salmon, herring, surf smelt and other fish that linger in the eelgrass beds off the shores of Maury, a state administrative law judge said in a ruling issued last week.

Shepherd hired as Vashon Beachcomber arts editor

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:15PM

Elizabeth Shepherd, a writer, film curator and arts publicist who has been active in bringing arts events to the Island for years, has been named The Beachcomber’s arts editor.

Safe stolen from St. John Vianney Catholic church

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 12:15PM

Someone broke into St. John Vianney Church on Vashon Island Saturday night and stole the church’s safe, church officials reported.

Bus and Nissan collide at Quartermaster and highway

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 12:15PM

Vashon wrestlers 10-1 at Oregon team camp

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 10:30PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:31AM

The Vashon Wrestlers went 10-1 at the Oregon State Team Wrestling Camp July 7 to 10, placing fifth out of 36 teams from Washington, Oregon and California.

Triathlon held in Burton during Strawberry Festival

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

The XTerra Triathlon was held in Dockton Park on Sunday, July 13.

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