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Vashon agencies awarded van after presenting a plan to work together
Sep 25 2012, 11:43 AM
King County has awarded a surplus passenger van to five Vashon social service agencies, a gift, the agencies say, that will enable them to more fully accommodate the needs of their clients.
State again puts forward threat of ferry route cuts
Sep 25 2012, 11:44 AM
Washington State Ferries — faced with a mandate to shave $5 million from its budget — has proposed service reductions on both the north and south ends of Vashon that would likely mean longer lines and longer waits for Island commuters.
County says Center should be declared historic
Sep 25 2012, 11:45 AM
King County’s historic preservation office has recommended that the county’s Landmark Commission approve a request to designate Center as a historic district.
A practice of borrowing money raises concerns
Sep 25 2012, 11:47 AM
Both the King County treasurer and the banker who extends the Vashon Park District its line of credit have raised concerns about the small agency’s history of using bank loans to manage its cash flow.
Saving forests, making lumber
Sep 25 2012, 11:55 AM
When the head of Vashon Forest Stewards led a group through the woods next to Chautauqua Elementary School last July, trying to explain why it is that cutting some trees would save the forest, he could tell one Islander — a teacher with a keen interest in nature — was critical of the effort.
Jim McDermott to hold Vashon fundraiser
Sep 27 2012, 11:27 AM
U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Seattle) will visit Vashon Sunday for a low-dollar fundraiser where he will also take questions from the community.
Publish the Quest brings its energetic music back to the Rock
Sep 27 2012, 1:49 PM
Publish the Quest, a band with deep Vashon roots that has made a name for itself worldwide as both a musical and philanthropic force, is coming home to Vashon this weekend after several whirlwind trips around the world.
Vashon Allied Arts’ auction brings out Island stars for a favorite cause
Sep 27 2012, 1:57 PM
Roughly 400 Islanders came out dressed to the nines last weekend for “Bond with the Arts” — a James Bond-themed, two night auction to benefit Vashon Allied Arts. The gala netted approximately $120,000.
Out on the town | Arts and entertainment briefs
Sep 27 2012, 2:08 PM
What’s being billed as “A Magical Night of Improvisation, Music and Movement” will take place at Hanna Barn Studio at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. The studio is located at 7712 S.W. Point Robinson Rd. The evening will feature a set of Indonesian music by renowned Island composers and musicians Jessika Kenney and Eyvind Kang, a performance by the Island duo Lelavision and a dance piece called “Spell” by Karen Nelson. The performance is a benefit for KTO Sari Alam, an organization in West Java, Indonesia, that promotes traditional herbal medicine and sustainable farming and living practices. The suggested donation for the show is $10 to $20.
Make a dove, take a stand against domestic violence
Sep 27 2012, 2:16 PM
October is almost upon us — time to give the annual ugly face and heart of domestic violence a public showing. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the purple month. and this year the sign of awareness on the Island will be the DoVE Project.