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New report claims that Tom Stewart’s daughter caused fatal helicopter crash
Nov 16 2012, 2:50 PM
The 2010 helicopter crash that killed former Islander and billionaire businessman Tom Stewart and four others was most likely caused by Stewart’s young daughter, according to a recently released federal report.
Searchers find body of missing woman | Updated
Nov 20 2012, 3:30 PM
The search for a missing Vashon woman ended tragically when she was found dead on Saturday.
Islanders call for special meeting over park district finances
Nov 20 2012, 5:17 PM
Members of the Vashon Park District board last week declined to attend a mediated forum, as requested in a letter signed by nearly 250 Islanders concerned about the financial state of the park district. The commissioners said they welcomed feedback at their regular meetings, but didn’t feel it was necessary to have mediation with community members.
Outpouring of support helps VCC reach goal
Nov 19 2012, 12:48 PM
Vashon Community Care (VCC) reached its fundraising goal last week after nearly 300 people donated to its latest campaign.
Accident on Kingston-Edmonds ferry may impact Vashon
Nov 20 2012, 5:17 PM
Vashon will see reduced ferry service for at least one week and the state may return a retired Vashon ferry to service after an accident put another ferry in the system out of service indefinitely.
Park board treasurer resigns
Nov 20 2012, 5:19 PM
Park board member Michael DeBlasi, who has been absent from the last few meetings, resigned from the board this week.
Cyclists don’t have to let cold and rain give them the bikers’ blues | Sports Commentary
Nov 20 2012, 4:27 PM
As the days grow shorter, rainier and colder, many folks get into a nesting mode and begin the time-honored winter activities of fiddling with the thermostat, lugging wooden pellets around the house and searching for and then buying, once again, an ice scraper. I’m a little different. I go out to my garage and look at my six bicycles, dormant and stabled for the winter. Unlike some of the intrepid souls on Vashon who will ride a bicycle in conditions up to and including a zombie apocalypse, I have my limits. However, I do give it a good try before parking my boneshakers.
Have a tux, silk ties or high heels? Bellevue might be the place for you | Humor
Nov 20 2012, 4:29 PM
The other day I donated my tuxedo to Granny’s Attic.
Letter writer may have missed seeing her own prejudice | Letter to the Editor
Nov 20 2012, 4:31 PM
The letter titled “Story about Mormon Church Disappointed” was chilling. This is a free country. Everyone is entitled to her point of view, and each person has the right of free speech to express it. If we silence any minority, we all lose out on various points of view, and we become less rich for it. If people are “unapologetic” about their opinions, that is their right.
Letter writer showed her own intolerance | Letter to the Editor
Nov 20 2012, 4:33 PM
I’m concerned about the attitudes expressed in a recent Letter to the Editor titled “Story About Mormon Church Dis-appointed.” I am not, nor have I ever been, associated with the Mormon Church. I am, however, an advocate of the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech.