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Outpouring of support helps VCC reach goal

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 12:48PM

Vashon Community Care (VCC) reached its fundraising goal last week after nearly 300 people donated to its latest campaign.

Accident on Kingston-Edmonds ferry may impact Vashon

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 5:17PM

Vashon will see reduced ferry service for at least one week and the state may return a retired Vashon ferry to service after an accident put another ferry in the system out of service indefinitely.

Park board treasurer resigns

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:19PM

Park board member Michael DeBlasi, who has been absent from the last few meetings, resigned from the board this week.

Cyclists don’t have to let cold and rain give them the bikers’ blues | Sports Commentary

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 4:27PM

As the days grow shorter, rainier and colder, many folks get into a nesting mode and begin the time-honored winter activities of fiddling with the thermostat, lugging wooden pellets around the house and searching for and then buying, once again, an ice scraper. I’m a little different. I go out to my garage and look at my six bicycles, dormant and stabled for the winter. Unlike some of the intrepid souls on Vashon who will ride a bicycle in conditions up to and including a zombie apocalypse, I have my limits. However, I do give it a good try before parking my boneshakers.

Have a tux, silk ties or high heels? Bellevue might be the place for you | Humor

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 7:00AM

The other day I donated my tuxedo to Granny’s Attic.

Letter writer may have missed seeing her own prejudice | Letter to the Editor

  • Nov 20, 2012 at 4:31PM

The letter titled “Story about Mormon Church Disappointed” was chilling. This is a free country. Everyone is entitled to her point of view, and each person has the right of free speech to express it. If we silence any minority, we all lose out on various points of view, and we become less rich for it. If people are “unapologetic” about their opinions, that is their right.

Letter writer showed her own intolerance | Letter to the Editor

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 4:00PM

I’m concerned about the attitudes expressed in a recent Letter to the Editor titled “Story About Mormon Church Dis-appointed.” I am not, nor have I ever been, associated with the Mormon Church. I am, however, an advocate of the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech.

VAA has led the way in historic preservation | Letter to the Editor

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 4:00PM

Roy McMakin says, “The whole thing is kind of disgusting.” Donna Klemka says VAA “has thrown a stone.”

Give thanks for schools’ progress and people

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 4:00PM

Thanksgiving is a good time to reflect on our progress and give thanks to those who give tirelessly of themselves to enhance the education of our students and contribute to making the schools run smoothly and efficiently.

New series will provide a look into many faith communities | Editorial

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 7:00AM

On Sunday mornings on Vashon, you won’t run into any traffic jams caused by Islanders on their way to church.

Local groups boosted by new county grant program

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 7:00AM

King County has awarded $16,000 in grants to a wide variety of Vashon projects, from new welcome signs at the ferry docks to a survey of the Island’s shoreline.

Edwards announces the end of an era for The Little House

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 7:00AM

Stop by The Little House for some holiday shopping, and chances are the conversation will be about how some of the Island’s magic will fade after this Christmas season, when Bettie Edwards, the store’s owner, moves on.

The Bible is the backbone of Bethel Church | Finding Faith Series

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 7:00AM

Over the years, probably thousands of Islanders have walked through the doors at Bethel Church, a spacious, light-filled building among towering firs on the west side of the Island.

Musician is upbeat in a trying time

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 7:00AM

Last July, Islanders Geoff Johns and his wife Carol Lutra-Johns did what they have done for years: They led a raucous brigade of drummers and samba dancers down Vashon Highway during the Strawberry Festival parade. Many of those lining the street broke into applause, and some danced in place along to the beat — a brief, wild moment of exuberance and joy on Vashon.

Holiday shows on Vashon | Arts & Entertainment Briefs

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 6:00AM

The 80-voice strong Vashon Island Chorale will present “Celebration: Music for Chanukah and Christmas,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Bethel Church.

Local artists will throw open their studio doors

  • Nov 23, 2012 at 7:00AM

Save the date for a chance to buy local and shop artful at the upcoming Vashon Island Art Studio Tour.

Comedy competition comes to town

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 7:00AM

Up-and-coming comics will compete for a chance to win cash and other prizes of the 33rd annual Seattle International Comedy Competition, at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Nov. 21, at Vashon Theater.

Book your ticket to boogie onto an all-Island soul train

  • Nov 21, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Nov 23, 2012 at 1:53PM

Vashon musicians will line up on Saturday to perform in a fundraiser for the Backbone Campaign, a local grassroots group that has made a national name for itself by creatively agitating for progressive causes.

Islander honored for work in STEM education

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 10:52AM

Islander Trish Millines Dziko has been included in a new permanent exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.

Vashon pair named conservation landowners of the year for King County

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 7:00AM

Dana Schuerholz and Sarah Wright have been named conservation landowners of the year by the King Conservation District for restoration work they undertook last year on their seven-acre farm on the west side of Vashon.

The Sweet Taste of Vashon

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 11:11AM

A local chocolatier offers mouth-watering options for anyone on your list.

Freshman soccer player named league MVP

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 11:00AM

Vashon girls soccer players had a strong showing in the all-league soccer teams this season, with several named to the honorary teams and one Islander chosen as an MVP.

Taking art to the other side of the world — story and slideshow

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 4:14PM

SULAWESI, INDONESIA — A fingernail of a moon hung in the sky as a small group of Americans and Indonesians gathered in the village to join hands and dance on a dusty road that dead-ended at the sea.

A glassblowing master branches out | Artist Feature

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 7:00AM

To step inside glass artist Brian Brenno’s studio — a red metal barn tucked off of Vashon Highway — is to enter a colorful, creative world, a space unlike any other on an Island teeming with artists.

State plan could mean big changes in the harbor

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Nov 29, 2012 at 3:07PM

Under a new plan proposed by the state, many who have boats moored in Quartermaster Harbor will be required to move them to a different location and spend thousands of dollars on new, environmentally friendly anchor systems.

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