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Island board to appeal judge’s decision in Mukai farmhouse case
Nov 28 2012, 4:09 PM
A group of Islanders challenging the leadership of Island Landmarks, owners of the famed Mukai farmhouse, has decided to appeal a recent decision by a King County Superior Court judge.
Authorities continue to investigate Island woman’s death
Nov 28 2012, 4:09 PM
The King County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the death of India Castle, whose body was found in a shallow pond behind a home near the Vashon Airport two weeks ago.
Annual toy drive kicks off, this year those in need can ‘shop’ for kids
Nov 28 2012, 4:11 PM
The Kiwanis Club’s toy drive is under way for this holiday season, and Islanders are invited to participate, both those who are able to give and those who would benefit from a helping hand.
Mormon church gets green light to develop south-end camp
Nov 29 2012, 1:09 PM
Vashon’s Mormon church has received preliminary approval from King County to move forward with its plans to develop a teen girls camp at its 100-acre property on the southern tip of the Island.
Pay close attention to changes in our natural world
Nov 29 2012, 1:15 PM
We flipped over a rock on the beach. Nothing. What about this one? Nope. Would we find one under this? Finally, a tiny green crab. We looked at him for a bit, marveling at his little pincers flailing helplessly in the air. Then, “Mama, let’s look for beach glass!” And we were off.
Fundraiser under way for ski school program
Nov 29 2012, 1:21 PM
A Vashon family concerned about the lack of scholarship funds for low-income kids who want to participate in Vashon’s ski school program is making wreaths and holding a raffle in an effort to raise the needed money.
Former Islander brings his sports enthusiasm to a new shop
Nov 29 2012, 1:26 PM
As a boy growing up on Vashon, Lane Cruver idolized the men who worked at K2. Lane, whose father delivered supplies to the budding ski manufacturer, volunteered to sweep at the plant just to spend time there and befriended some of the workers. Eventually Bill Kirschner, one of the owners, gave Lane his first pair of K2 skis, and later he and his friends would pick the company’s castoff skis out of the garbage dump.
SUV celebrates a year of healthy influence
Nov 29 2012, 1:28 PM
Shape Up Vashon (SUV), an organization designed to help Islanders take charge of their health, will celebrate its first year this weekend.
Vashon man faces up to five years in prison for alleged drug trafficking
Dec 06 2012, 9:45 AM
Richard Grant is scheduled to appear in court next week, facing a drug charge related to an August arrest where he was found to possess nearly 10 grams of methamphetamine.
Girls basketball team opens the season on top with two wins, one loss
Dec 04 2012, 12:20 PM
The Vashon High School girls basketball team opened its season with three games in less than a week — all non-conference games against Emerald City League squads. The Pirates followed a 3-point loss to University Prep on Tuesday, Nov. 27, with wins over The Northwest School and Seattle Academy on the following Friday and Sunday.