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Forum looks at Island conflict in a new way
Oct 03 2012, 11:01 AM
Part one of All Island Forum’s “Navigating Conflict: Learning about ourselves through differences and disagreements” will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
A historic designation means stewardship for the future | Editorial
Oct 03 2012, 11:02 AM
Property owners within the proposed Center Historical District have some legitimate reasons to oppose such a designation. The most obvious is that it could lower their property values, according to some real estate agents. And after the free fall in prices over the last several years, that’s an understandable concern.
IGA store now under local ownership
Oct 03 2012, 11:14 AM
After 12 years of off-Island ownership, Vashon Market is again in local hands.
Nirvana to reemerge as a restaurant offering world cuisine
Oct 03 2012, 11:23 AM
Nirvana restaurant has been shuttered recently, undergoing an extensive remodel inside and a complete reinvention of its menu.
County Executive’s budget includes $20 car tab fee for unincorporated areas
Oct 03 2012, 11:27 AM
King County Executive Dow Constantine has put forward a $684 million spending plan for the 2013 fiscal year, a budget that he says includes millions of dollars in efficiencies and cost reductions without sparing services.
District 19 proposes new well for schools
Oct 03 2012, 11:29 AM
Water District 19 hopes to dig a well on the Vashon School District campus, a move that would give the school district a break on its high water bills and free up water the agency could then issue to those on its lengthy waiting list.
Park district seeks help as it faces future with fewer funds
Oct 04 2012, 3:40 PM
The board governing the Vashon Park District plans to turn to the community for suggestions and support in figuring out how to address its ongoing financial difficulties, a budget picture that is likely to get bleaker in 2013.
Garden Club’s history comes to life at new heritage exhibit
Oct 03 2012, 11:37 AM
Vashon’s garden club has flourished on the Island for more than 60 years. In celebration, club members have created an exhibit at the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum, curated by board members and Island historian Bruce Haulman.
State to audit Vashon Park District
Oct 05 2012, 4:24 PM
The state auditor's office, prompted by press reports and citizens' complaints, will begin an audit of the Vashon Park District next week in an effort to get a handle on the state of its accounting system.
Islanders grapple with tragic death of Vashon High School student
Oct 09 2012, 11:12 AM
Last Wednesday night, Kathleen Gilligan and her 14-year-old son worked out together, then sat down and watched the presidential debate, discussing the performance of the two contenders afterward.
Her son, a new member of Vashon High School’s debate team, was “engaged and thoughtful,” Gilligan recalled. “I thought, ‘Look at my kid and who he’s becoming.’ I was so impressed by his thoughtfulness.”