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Fast pitch off to a slow start

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

Last week marked the beginning of the Vashon High School girls fastpitch season. Every new high school season brings a lot of excitement and mystery, with the development of veteran players and the young talent that comes up every year. This season started a little rocky for the Pirates, who dropped their first two games, 11-1 to Seattle Christian, then 8-4 to Eatonville.

Pirates drop one, win one as season opens

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Vashon High School baseball team began the 2014 season with a three-inning jamboree in Orting and a non-league game with Fife, coming out of the jamboree with a tie and a win, only to drop 1-9 to Fife with few hits and a struggling pitching staff

VYFS closes addiction treatment program

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

Vashon Youth & Family Services (VYFS) recently announced it will close its addiction treatment program and has begun working with clients to connect them with appropriate services inside and outside the agency.

Cookstove effort takes off with new factory

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

At a large factory in Nairobi, Kenya, about 300 Kenyans will soon begin building small, black cookstoves that one islander hopes will alter the face of Africa.

Now is the time to create new park district

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

I am writing this commentary as a private citizen of Vashon who happens to be a park board commissioner. It is in response to a commentary by Lu-Ann Branch, which the other commissioners and I did not review or approve before it was published. (“Park board charts course for the future,” Feb. 26.)

USPS should communicate better on Vashon | Editorial

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The U.S. Postal Service should learn from the recent case of missing mail on Vashon and develop better procedures for communicating with customers and the press.

State to continue sampling yards for arsenic, invites 400 to be tested

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

This week about 400 Vashon homes will receive letters from the state urging them to take advantage of a free program that tests yards on the island for arsenic contamination.

Auction will fund travel study as students discover the world

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Harbor School will hold its annual benefit auction on Saturday, with an eye toward celebrating the addition of a new building. Auction-goers will also celebrate the fulfillment of an arts initiative and increasing enrollment, as well as set a new focus on the school’s travel study program and work toward accreditation with the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS).

Rotary: so much more than a traffic circle

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 2:00PM

In a moment of weakness (these moments seem to be coming more frequently as I get older), I agreed recently to talk to Vashon’s Rotary Club.

Sailboat overturned near north end

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Mar 31, 2014 at 1:06AM

Quick response to single boat accident leads to rescue near the north end ferry dock.

The way out: A new way into storytelling

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Apr 23, 2014 at 3:55PM

Heads up for a heart-stopping form of storytelling as members of Acrobatic Conundrum present “The Way Out,” an aerial acrobatic performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Open Space for Arts & Community.

Commissioner stands by opinion piece

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:21PM

Scott Harvey was upset by my Feb. 26 commentary about the Vashon Park District (“Park board charts course for the future”).

New building is as impressive as its staff

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:22PM

The new Vashon Library is incredible. It’s light and roomy and welcoming to all.

Islanders should consider forming a city

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:18PM

The recent strong arm imposed on our island by King County to support a rezone of the K2 site is just the tip of the iceberg.

Filmmakers to discuss new film on Maury UFO tale

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Apr 2, 2014 at 11:05AM

On June 21, 1947, something happened to Harold Dahl while he was trolling the waters in his boat off of Maury Island

Farmers Market begins new season with a new manager

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Apr 2, 2014 at 7:18PM

Farmers Market will kick off its 2014 season with a new manager, new vendors and an eye on future possibilities.

Islanders should consider forming a city

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:18PM

The recent strong arm imposed on our island by King County to support a rezone of the K2 site is just the tip of the iceberg.

The FieldHands will rock First Friday at the Red Bike

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:52PM

The longtime rock band The FieldHands will play original music at the Red Bike beginning at 8:30 p.m. Friday

Bennedsen honored in Hawaii, on Vashon

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 5:00PM

Last week a group of islanders gathered at the grave of First Lt. Robert Bennedsen at the same time the soldier was honored in Hawaii.

Vendors collaborate to bring wedding and event business to the island

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 6:00PM

Hoping to bring more off-island business to Vashon, a group of local merchants has banded together to bill Vashon as a destination wedding spot.

Long path has ended with an impressive new library

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

It’s hard to make everyone happy, especially on Vashon, but we think the county library system has come close with its newly remodeled branch at Ober Park, which was unveiled last weekend.

Progress blocked by a divided Legislature

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

It is now a couple of weeks since the end of the 2014 legislative session, and I look back on the flurried and brief 60 days with mixed feelings. There are many bills, small and great, that I am proud passed. Possibly none more important than the Dream Act, which ensures all hard-working Washington students can apply for the State Need Grant, regardless of where they were born.

Cruise into First Friday

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Most galleries and hotspots for art are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Around town

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Fill your social calendar with island entertainment

A spacious, high-tech library is unveiled

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Hundreds of islanders flocked to the Vashon Library on Saturday, getting a first look at the newly renovated library, complete with large banks of windows, expanded spaces for meeting and working and features to appeal to those who have left the printed word behind for electronic devices.

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