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Orchestra plays twice, for adults and children

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:06PM

The Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra will welcome spring with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday for adults and at 11 a.m. Saturday for children. Both concerts will be held at the Blue Heron.

Around town | Arts briefs

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Norm Hollingshead will give a preview lecture on Vashon Opera’s upcoming production of “Werther” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Vashon Library. This lecture follows his preview of Seattle Opera’s “The Tales of Hoffman.”

UMO offers free tickets to kids’ show

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:05PM

The UMO Ensemble recently caught a tiger by the tail. With the goal of bringing a live performance to under-served Seattle schoolchildren, UMO performed “Red Tiger Tales” off-island to an enthusiastic crowd of 1,200 kindergarten through 12th-grade students.

Triathlons combine forces, will host one large event this summer

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Apr 24, 2014 at 10:31AM

The organizers of Vashon’s two triathlon events, the XTERRA Vashon Off-Road Triathlon and the Heart of the Sound (HOTS) triathlon, have joined forces this year to offer these races as well as a separate trail run and open swim, over one endurance-testing weekend.

Wrestlers have success at regional contest

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:26PM

Four Vashon wrestlers spent their spring break in Las Vegas, not to hit to slot machines, but to hit the mats, often, and against strong opposition at the Western Regionals competition.

We all can play a part in securing the planet’s future | Editorial

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

This week The Beachcomber is recognizing Earth Day as we have for several years, by highlighting efforts by islanders to help our ailing planet in the Going Green special section.

Upcoming Granny’s Attic move will displace athletes

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

When Granny’s Attic moves to its new location, more than 250 boys baseball players and girls softball players will lose the only indoor place available to practice on Vasho

Motorcyclist dies in car accident on Vashon Highway | Updated

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 28, 2014 at 11:04PM

A West Seattle man riding his motorcycle on Vashon on Saturday was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Vashon Highway near the north end.

Old pickup trucks: at home on Vashon

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 1:29PM

Sometimes I think I’m a little slow (that was not an invitation for comments, by the way), but the other day it dawned on me that I have never lived anywhere where there were so many old pickup trucks as there are right here on Vashon Island. Have you noticed? How could you not?

Community group issues island-wide health and fitness challenge

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 2:27PM

After more than two years of working to help islanders get healthy and stay well, Shape Up Vashon (SUV) is issuing an island-wide fitness and health challenge.

Funding essential for new school district preschool

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 6:00PM

Thanks to the Vashon Schools Foundation (VSF) and partner agencies, ​our dream of starting a Vashon School District Spanish language preschool may become a reality.

Burma Road detour created problems for drivers

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 6:00PM

My sympathies to the victims and all those affected by the tragic motorcycle accident last Saturday on the north end on the 124th block of Vashon Highway.

Outdated textbooks need replacing

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 6:00PM

The recent editorial concerning the need for us to continue to support the schools foundation is quite accurate (“School’s foundation changing, but it’s still important to give,” April 16).

Bus cuts are down the road for Vashon

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM updated May 4, 2014 at 9:38AM

In the wake of last week’s failure of Proposition 1, some Metro bus cuts will come as early as this fall, while others, including those on Vashon, are not slated until September of next year.

Two companies look to open pot stores on island

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Two off-island companies are apparently vying to set up recreational marijuana retail stores on Vashon, taking part in the state’s lottery for 11 licenses for such stores that will be granted in unincorporated King County.

Vashon’s garbage collector recovering after being struck by car

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Garyn Potter, Vashon’s only garbage collector, was struck by a vehicle on SW 204th Street as he was working two weeks ago and is currently recovering.

Metro cuts are light here, but solution is still needed

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Metro bus service cuts planned for King County will hit the region hard. Some areas will see drastic cuts to service and lose entire routes

Bike shop may close its doors after 18 years

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Vashon Island Bicycles, facing financial difficulties, will likely have to shutter its doors.

Dentists establish foundation in honor of Palmer Burk

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Dr. Daryl Yorek, a Tacoma orthodontist who also has office hours on Vashon, is working with island dentists to form a foundation in honor of Palmer Burk, a former patient of Yorek’s who died by suicide in 2012.

GiveBig fundraising event set for next week

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Seattle Foundation’s annual GiveBig event, which matches funds donated to area nonprofits, will be Tuesday, May 6. Several island organizations are participating, with many encouraging donors to give that day.

Islander’s bakery named one of the top in the country by Fodor’s

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Adding to a growing list of accolades, islander Leslie Mackie’s Macrina Bakery was recently named one of the top 10 bakeries in the country by Fodor’s Travel Guide.

VoV secures call letters, announces fundraiser for FM radio station

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

VoV secures call letters, announces fundraiser for FM radio station

Voice of Vashon plans to broadcast as KVSH

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

Voice of Vashon has secured call letters for its new FM station and will kick off a fundraiser to purchase equipment to set up the station

Vashon art is here, there and everywhere

  • May 1, 2014 at 2:36PM

Most galleries and art locations are open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday

What's Happening: Entertainment Briefs

  • May 1, 2014 at 2:26PM

Captain Smartypants, an a capella comedy group, will bring its unique blend of humor and accomplished voices to the Blue Heron 7 p.m. Saturday

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