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- Nov 5, 2013 at 11:17AM
Save Saturday night for saucy fun, when the Open Space for Arts & Community presents its latest edition of its Burlesco Notturno series.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 11:09AM
About two weeks ago, an incident happened at Vashon Community Care that was an eye-opening experience.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 1:00PM
Mythologist and author Michael Meade will put on The Genius of Youth, The Wisdom of Elders in a gathering at Vashon’s United Methodist Church on Friday evening.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 5:00PM
The Vashon Social Services Network (VSSN), with support from island artists, community members and an off-island visitor or two, will host an Empty Bowls fundraiser on Friday to support the Community Meals Program
- Nov 6, 2013 at 7:00AM updated at 1:33PM
Three Vashon Park District commissioners elected this week will inherit an agency in debt from a $2 million sports fields project that has been plagued by mismanagement and extreme cost overruns, the details of which were recently outlined by the district’s fields Oversight Committee chair.
- Nov 6, 2013 at 8:00AM
Just weeks before the contractors of the new Vashon High School are scheduled to turn over the building to the school district, the project is on time and on budget, according to school superintendent Michael Soltman.
- Nov 6, 2013 at 9:00AM
Race organizers don’t like to cancel regattas, so for Saturday’s Green Lake Frostbite event to be called off on Friday night meant a big blow was on the way — and indeed it was.
- Nov 6, 2013 at 10:00AM
At The Beachcomber, we’re often asked what went wrong at the Vashon Park District’s fields project. When the district announced the ambitious fields renovation in 2010, it estimated the project would cost $1.1 million, with just $125,000 coming from tax dollars
- Nov 6, 2013 at 11:00AM
The Vashon High School girls soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 9-4-3 record after splitting the final two games last week.
- Nov 6, 2013 at 12:00PM
The state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) has joined the Friends of Mukai’s effort to stop the sale of the Mukai house and garden, filing a motion in court last week supporting a halt of the pending transaction.
- Nov 6, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Nov 8, 2013 at 10:05AM
Doug Ostrom and Scott Harvey appear to have been elected to the Vashon Park District board of commissioners, while incumbent Lu-Ann Branch is also holding a slight lead.
- Nov 12, 2013 at 10:52AM
While slowly driving through a construction site not too long ago, I noticed three trucks from three different companies each with signage ending with the words “and Sons.”
- Nov 12, 2013 at 10:50AM
We are presently living in the Vashon Community Care facilty (VCC). This is situated on Vashon Island, and it is the only one of its kind for older people and their lifestyle.
- Nov 12, 2013 at 10:48AM
This letter is in regards to the recent Vashon Park District commissioner election. I would like to congratulate the winners of the election and wish them all the best
- Nov 12, 2013 at 10:55AM
Seven years ago, I sped across the I-90 Bridge to Harborview Medical Center. As I did, I begged for God to take my life, “Take Me instead. Not Her!”
- Nov 13, 2013 at 12:59PM
“I got another one!” “Look at this!” “It’s a mayfly — see the tails!” “I don’t understand why kids don’t like science. … This is the best lab ever.”
- Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Nov 14, 2013 at 3:06PM
Two newcomers have been elected to the Vashon Park District board of commissioners, while incumbent Lu-Ann Branch is holding on to a slight lead in last week’s closely watched park district elections.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 2:16PM
Drastic cuts to Metro bus service, should the fail to secure new funding, would include significant reductions to Vashon’s two bus routes, according to a proposal put forward by the county last week.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:02PM
As the country grapples with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, some islanders are seeking professional and volunteer help to sign up for health insurance.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:10PM
Construction has begun at the little-used Firefighters’ Association Building on Bank Road to transform it into a Vashon hub of King County services.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:20PM
Vashon Pianist Paul Swenson will perform a solo recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Spirit. The performance will be a benefit for the church.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:21PM
Vashon Island Youth Chorus and I Solisti di Vashon Youth String Ensemble will perform Vivaldi’s “Gloria for Young Voices and Instruments,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Vashon Methodist Church.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:15PM
The flamboyant art of flamenco will be on display this weekend, when Vashon Allied Arts brings guitarist Ben Woods and dancer Stephanie Pedraza to town to perform.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:19PM
The Ian McFeron Band will play a free show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bicycle Bistro
- Nov 13, 2013 at 1:17PM
Local artist Suzanna Leigh will open an exhibition of more than 50 of her paintings on silk at 7 p.m. Friday, at Vashon Community Care