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A Vashon couple gives it all for ferrets
Oct 23 2012, 2:28 PM
Two years ago, Michael and Miriam FitzPatrick decided they shouldn’t take in any more ferrets for a while. The couple, who run a small nonprofit ferret shelter, were in debt from veterinary bills and needed to hold off until they were out of the red.
Dismay mounts over the state of Vashon’s fields
Oct 23 2012, 2:30 PM
The rains have barely begun, but Vashon’s busiest athletic field is already pockmarked by large brown patches, worn areas that will turn into mud holes as the play continues and the rain intensifies this fall.
State urges landowners to locate abandoned wells
Oct 25 2012, 10:31 AM
The state Department of Ecology, concerned about the number of pets that fall into abandoned wells, is encouraging property owners to locate and ensure old wells on their property are properly decommissioned.
County begins fining property owners in effort to clean up failing septic systems
Oct 30 2012, 11:11 AM
King County has sent letters to seven property owners on Vashon informing them that they’re now accruing $25-a-day fines — civil penalties for their alleged failure to respond to the county’s order to have their septic systems inspected or repaired.
Pirate football team wins again
Oct 30 2012, 11:12 AM
The VHS football team took its second win of the season on Saturday in an away game against Seattle Lutheran. The Pirates beat the Saints, 34-6, at West Seattle Stadium.
Rowers head north for two regattas
Oct 30 2012, 11:21 AM
Last weekend Vashon Island Rowing Club traveled to Victoria, B.C., where master and junior rowers had a strong showing at two regattas held annually and hosted by the University of Victoria. Vashon placed in 12 races overall, with three first-place wins. The events draw some Northwest teams and numerous Canadian teams.
Vashon volleyball wraps up the season
Oct 30 2012, 11:25 AM
Going into the final week of league play, Vashon volleyball players knew they had their work cut out for them. They needed at least one more win to make it into the Nisqually League playoffs, but faced two tough teams — Seattle Christian on Monday, Oct. 22, and top-ranked Life Christian on the following Wednesday at home.
Runners finish the season at district meet
Oct 30 2012, 11:33 AM
Last weekend the Vashon High School cross-country team competed against a large contingent of runners from 20 other schools at the 1A Tri-District cross country meet, also called the Westside Classic.
Pirate soccer trounces Chimacum, heads to state playoffs
Oct 30 2012, 11:46 AM
The VHS girls soccer team wrapped up its regular season with a 7-0 victory over Chimacum on Thursday at home.
Pool brings in more revenue after a strong summer season
Oct 30 2012, 12:00 PM
The Vashon Park District’s pool fared better than expected this season, operating at a $46,464 deficit rather than the $49,245 deficit forecast in the park district’s 2012 spending plan.