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Let’s raise the money and move forward on VAA project | Letter to the Editor
Oct 09 2012, 11:00 AM
Having lived here since Vashon Allied Arts operated out of what’s now the Heritage Museum, I want to add my voice to those supporting VAA’s forward-looking plan
Teen’s legacy will live on | Letter to the Editor
Oct 09 2012, 11:02 AM
I have known and loved Palmer and his family since he was seven days old. Like many Islanders, I feel immense grief and pain in response to his suicide. It was a horrible mistake. As the saying goes, suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Every cell in my body wishes he were still alive.
Creating NEROs: There is safety in neighbors
Oct 09 2012, 11:08 AM
Whether it’s a major winter snowstorm complete with power outage (as in 2006, 2008, 2010 and earlier this year) or a massive earthquake, if we want to be safe and know that those we love are well, then we need to get together and make our plans now.
The newspaper’s response to an Island tragedy | Editorial
Oct 09 2012, 11:09 AM
This week, The Beachcomber had to make a hard call. We had to decide if we were going to write about Palmerston Burk’s death, a suicide that hit Vashon’s teen and school community hard.
State removes arsenic-laced soil from Dockton Park
Oct 09 2012, 11:49 AM
State officials expect to complete a cleanup project at Dockton Park this week, where they’re removing thousands of cubic yards of contaminated soil from an area next to the popular playground.
VMICC slated to undergo wholesale changes
Oct 09 2012, 11:59 AM
A group of Islanders is seeking a large-scale restructure of the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council, proposing bylaw changes they say would make meetings more conducive to conversation and allow the council to reach a greater number of Islanders.
Questions plague Vashon’s newest ferry
Oct 09 2012, 12:16 PM
As Vashon’s newest ferry nears one year of service, lawmakers, Islanders and even state ferry workers are raising concerns about a boat that burns more than twice as much fuel as the one it replaced and requires a larger crew.
Top off Ciderfest with a hootenanny at the O Space
Oct 09 2012, 12:26 PM
In celebration of CiderFest, Open Space for Arts & Community is putting on a barn dance on Saturday, featuring local country crooner Jennifer Sutherland.
Hearing on Mukai Farmhouse postponed until November
Oct 14 2012, 1:14 PM
A hearing that was to be held Friday over the status of the nonprofit board overseeing the historic Mukai Farmhouse has been postponed until 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at a courtroom in downtown Seattle.
Power outage hits entire Island Monday
Oct 16 2012, 10:04 AM
Vashon lost power for about an hour Monday night after the main transmission line that feeds the Island from the Kitsap Peninsula tripped off, according to a spokeswoman for Puget Sound Energy.