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Vashon High School principal announces her retirement | Updated

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Dec 4, 2012 at 1:25PM

Susan Hanson, principal of Vashon High School for 13 years, announced her retirement this week.

Chorale puts on a holiday concert

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 3:59PM

‘Tis the moment for the 80-voice strong Vashon Island Chorale to sing in the holiday season, with a concert dubbed “Celebration: Music for Chanukah and Christmas,” set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Church.

Enjoy a big night of art | First Friday

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 4:04PM

The First Friday gallery cruise comes early this month to coincide with the opening of the Art Studio Tour. Most venues are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Sarah Christine offers a swingin’ night of music

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 4:07PM

Islanders who love the sultry and uplifting sounds of reggae, soul and rhythm & blues won’t want to miss a CD release party set for 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bicycle Bistro.

Start out the holiday season right: Shop locally | Editorial

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 4:08PM

Black Friday’s behind us, and the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour is just ahead — a perfect moment, then, for us to sound a note you’ve heard from us before. As you search for that perfect something for a favorite cousin, an aging aunt or your dear partner in life, look first to our local merchants, artisans and entrepreneurs.

Island board to appeal judge’s decision in Mukai farmhouse case

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 4:09PM

A group of Islanders challenging the leadership of Island Landmarks, owners of the famed Mukai farmhouse, has decided to appeal a recent decision by a King County Superior Court judge.

Authorities continue to investigate Island woman’s death

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 4:09PM

The King County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the death of India Castle, whose body was found in a shallow pond behind a home near the Vashon Airport two weeks ago.

Annual toy drive kicks off, this year those in need can ‘shop’ for kids

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 4:10PM

The Kiwanis Club’s toy drive is under way for this holiday season, and Islanders are invited to participate, both those who are able to give and those who would benefit from a helping hand.

Mormon church gets green light to develop south-end camp

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 1:09PM

Vashon’s Mormon church has received preliminary approval from King County to move forward with its plans to develop a teen girls camp at its 100-acre property on the southern tip of the Island.

Pay close attention to changes in our natural world

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 1:15PM

We flipped over a rock on the beach. Nothing. What about this one? Nope. Would we find one under this? Finally, a tiny green crab. We looked at him for a bit, marveling at his little pincers flailing helplessly in the air. Then, “Mama, let’s look for beach glass!” And we were off.

Fundraiser under way for ski school program

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 1:21PM

A Vashon family concerned about the lack of scholarship funds for low-income kids who want to participate in Vashon’s ski school program is making wreaths and holding a raffle in an effort to raise the needed money.

Former Islander brings his sports enthusiasm to a new shop

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 1:26PM

As a boy growing up on Vashon, Lane Cruver idolized the men who worked at K2. Lane, whose father delivered supplies to the budding ski manufacturer, volunteered to sweep at the plant just to spend time there and befriended some of the workers. Eventually Bill Kirschner, one of the owners, gave Lane his first pair of K2 skis, and later he and his friends would pick the company’s castoff skis out of the garbage dump.

SUV celebrates a year of healthy influence

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 1:28PM

Shape Up Vashon (SUV), an organization designed to help Islanders take charge of their health, will celebrate its first year this weekend.

Vashon man faces up to five years in prison for alleged drug trafficking

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Dec 6, 2012 at 9:45AM

Richard Grant is scheduled to appear in court next week, facing a drug charge related to an August arrest where he was found to possess nearly 10 grams of methamphetamine.

Girls basketball team opens the season on top with two wins, one loss

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 7:00AM

The Vashon High School girls basketball team opened its season with three games in less than a week — all non-conference games against Emerald City League squads. The Pirates followed a 3-point loss to University Prep on Tuesday, Nov. 27, with wins over The Northwest School and Seattle Academy on the following Friday and Sunday.

Strong start for Pirate grapplers

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 12:22PM

The first day of December saw the first action of the season for the Vashon High School wrestlers. Vashon grapplers, 27 in all, competed against nine much larger schools (both 3A and 4A) in the Auburn Invitational Tournament at Auburn High School.

Anti-domestic violence program gets funding from King County

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 12:24PM

DoVE, Vashon’s anti-domestic violence program, will receive $20,000 from King County next year, its first infusion of public dollars since it was founded in April 2011.

Hardware Store to offer guest bartender events monthly

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 7:00AM

Voice of Vashon garnered $700 when it held a “guest bartender night” at The Hardware Store Restaurant in October.

Nirvana to host benefit dinner for VYFS

  • Dec 7, 2012 at 7:00AM

Nirvana will hold a special five-course benefit dinner and beer-tasting for Vashon Youth & Family Services at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

Schleigh launches second Giraffe shop in Tacoma

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 12:31PM

Giraffe, Vashon’s popular shop for fair-trade housewares and gifts, has expanded off-Island. Last month, shop owner Priscilla Schleigh opened another Giraffe store in Tacoma.

Common Thread moves, holiday shop opens

  • Dec 6, 2012 at 7:00AM

Common Thread, a collective of more than a dozen textile artists, has moved its scarves, hats, clothing and other artful wares to Center.

Coffee shop opens with an eye on variety

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 7:00AM

the former home of Movie Magic, and the drive-through business is open, under new ownership and with a new name, The Ravell’d Sleeve Espresso Bar.

Mark your calendar for these holiday happenings

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 7:00AM

Island Dance Theatre, a Vashon Park District-affiliated program, will perform “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Dec. 14, 15, 21 and 22, and at 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 16 and 23, at Vashon High School. Stop by the park district office to buy advance tickets.

An acclaimed film takes viewers back in time

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 12:51PM

Fans of cinema-as-art shouldn’t miss an upcoming 3D film “Cave of Forgotten Dreams” to be shown at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Vashon Theatre.

Island dancers light up a new ‘Nutcracker’

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 7:00AM

For many on Vashon, it’s a holiday ritual, on par with trimming a tree or heading out on a frosty evening to carol — if it’s December, it means it’s time for Vashon Allied Arts’ Center for Dance’s production of “The Nutcracker.”

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