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- Oct 30, 2013 at 6:00AM updated Nov 8, 2013 at 9:14AM
American Hero Quilts, which has provided more than 14,000 quilts to wounded service men and women for a decasde, will host a fundraiser next week.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 12:42PM
Scores of soccer players took to the pitch at the VES Fields Sunday afternoon, too young to know that the fields complex had cleared a hurdle just days before, when the agency providing funds for the project gave its final approval.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 7:00AM
In last Thursday morning’s fog, a massive crane lifted a sunken 60-foot steel boat hull off the floor of Quartermaster Harbor in Dockton, removing what could have been a hazard to the large number of boaters that use the area.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 7:00AM
Dozens of islanders dropped by Ober Park on Saturday, when officials from Washington State Ferries (WSF) came armed with several boards full of statistics on the north-end ferry schedule and answered questions about why and how the agency plans to rewrite the schedule.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 7:00AM
Two island churches are in the midst of transition after the departures of their pastors in recent months.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 10:55AM
Because they’re frequently mentioned in this monthly column, our youngest kids recently argued with each other about which of them is more famous
- Nov 5, 2013 at 11:04AM
A recent letter was titled “Misuse of guns is responsible for deaths” (Oct. 23).
- Nov 5, 2013 at 11:07AM
In the letter “Franciscans aren’t ideal, but may have saved the center” (Oct. 30), Dr. Lyons rightly points out that it is unnecessary to be overly critical of Franciscan Health
- Nov 5, 2013 at 11:06AM
Apparently the current Vashon Park District commissioners believe they can adopt an annual budget and it cannot be changed without a unanimous vote.
- Nov 5, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:17PM
A powerful windstorm blew into the region Saturday, downing trees throughout the island and knocking out power to 1,000 customers on Vashon and Maury.
- 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 10:50AM
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 10:52AM
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 10:48AM
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!”