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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.

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.

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